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…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: November 16-23, 2020

More holiday collections this week as we move ever closer to Black Friday. Speaking of holiday collections, I am working on the holiday post along with a Black Friday sales guide so be sure you follow this blog for those posts. Anyway, let’s get to the launches of this week.

Shop My Stash/Collection Update

As you might have noticed, this blog is about affordable makeup and skincare. I’ve decided to mix two articles together and give an update on my collection and jump on the “shop my stash” trend. *This post includes affiliate links; if you choose to use a code or a link marked with “”, I receive…

The (Only) Subscription Box You Need

I’ve shared some of the most popular subscription boxes before but we finally have one curated by an indie brand!! Long story short, Cirque Cadia Cosmetics was going to have boxes ready at the launch but the owner, Abigail, felt that the concept wasn’t quite to her standards, hence a slight pushback. It was worth…

Indie Haul!!

I decided to #treatmyself for making the Dean’s List for the spring semester and to celebrate my 25th birthday! I bought from brands that I love and from newbies that caught my eye. The best part is… Everything is super affordable. Pictures don’t do the products justice so I have also filmed for my Youtube…

Circus Vibes

Growing up I loved the circus (and carnivals/fairs) so imagine the nostalgia that hit me once I heard of another indie brand launching on June 21st. Cirque Cadia Cosmetics is all about the circus aesthetic and the products look scrumptious. The brand is based in Seattle, Washington.