Cosmetic Launch Roundup: May 1-8, 2022

Hipdot had us salivating with the delectable Hipdot x Cup of Noodles collection. This yummy collection features the 8-pan palette ($26), Lip & Cheek set ($22), and the Collector Box ($58) also includes three exclusive products (Powder puff, makeup bag, and chopsticks). The Cup of Noodles collection is available on Hipdot’s site. Cloudy Sugar Lips…

Dupe It Up: W7 Cosmetics edition (Update)

It has been four years since I shared the first dupe list from W7 Cosmetics so it is time to update the list. The new additions to the list will be marked with an * and the pictures show the dupe first and then the OG product. Let’s get to the dupes! W7    …

Hex Baby Beauty’s High Priestess Review

Hex Baby Beauty has officially been in business for a year and I have been in love with every single release. The first product I bought was the beautiful High Priestess blush/highlight palette ($22). The artwork caught my eye but the three blush shades and three highlight shades flatter all skin tones. Overview The palette…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: April 24-30, 2022

Gourmande Girls Cosmetics launched its first all-duochrome palette, appropriately called Galactic Gourmande. The six brilliant shades were curated on Youtuber Kerry K’s channel and they are named after celestial bodies like moons and stars. Galactic Gourmande is $34.99 on Gourmande Girls’ website. Made By Mitchell added to its bestselling Blursh line with the Lights collection….

Anime-Inspired Brands You Need ASAP (pt. 1)

The world of anime is so enticing and blends effortlessly with the beauty industry; kawaii aesthetic, amazing products, and affordable. Ever since finding one brand on TikTok and expanding my search on Instagram, I’ve found an assortment of anime-inspired indie brands to fawn over so naturally, I’m sharing them with you. *And yes, there will…

Dramarama #3: March 2022

Another month, another scandal or two. Welcome to Dramarama, where I break down the scuffles happening in the indie beauty community. Spring has sprung and with the flowers blooming, so has the drama. Grab your cup and catch the tea. Begging For PR… again? It’s no surprise that people hound brands for free products but…

Royalty Cosmetics’ Queen of the Hood Review

You know the feeling of finding something so beautiful and alluring that you just have to have it? That’s how I felt when I first saw Royalty Cosmetics’ Queen of the Hood palette. The overall aesthetic had me hooked and I was finally able to get this beauty so we have to talk about it….

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: March 9-15, 2022

Bebella Cosmetics showed up and showed out with the Wild Behavior collection. This savagely chic collection features a 20-pan eyeshadow palette ($14), On The Prowl blush duo ($7), Wild Attraction Pencil Eyeliner trio ($7), and Wild Desire Lip Duo ($10) plus a PR collection ($38). Wild Behavior is up for grabs on Bebella’s site. Jcat…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: March 1-8, 2022

Ace Beaute went all out for its first lip collection. The expansive Pout Perfect collection features 7 Liquid Lipsticks ($16 each), 5 Lipsticks ($15 each), 4 Lip Liners ($12 each), 3 Glosses ($16 each), and a Lip Oil ($18). The packaging gives the collection a luxurious vibe and the shades are sultry and perfect for…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: February 22-28, 2022

Kristen Leigh Cosmetics celebrated five years of business with several products. The Party Favor multichrome highlighter ($20.99 pan; $22.99 compact) shifts in warm gold, orange, cool gold, light green, teal, red, bright pink, and gold.  Then the Super Foils Eyeshadow Trios debuted. Three glam shadows in a foil finish; Serene (deep rose gold), Champagne Wasted…