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…

Gift Guide: Black Friday 2021

It’s that time of year where you search for the best deals on makeup for the makeup lover in your life. I’m here to break down the hottest sales from poppin indie brands to add to your collection ASAP.  Kara Beauty: 35% off sitewide (no code needed) Private Society Cosmetics: 50% off sitewide (no code…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: November 9-15, 2021

Playing In Makeup By Yolondo finally released its 39-pan eyeshadow palette, Relentless. The rainbow palette contains 36 matte shades and 3 pretty shimmers, maximizing any looks you could dream up. Relentless is $60 on PIMBY’s site. Baddest Takeover took us back to high school with the Homegirls High School Edition Binder palette. The palette’s packaging…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: October 17-24, 2021

Euphoric Sun got cutely spooky with its Halloween palette. The Jiangshi palette has 6 shades and is inspired by the Chinese folklore of a hopping vampire. Grab the palette for $18.99 online. Winklerry Beauty released several new single metallic shadows. Twisted Mallows (silver with lavender tint), Red Wine (bright red), Noel (green), 24k (gold), Chocolate…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: June 1-7, 2021

Metamorphosis Bf celebrated its first birthday with the uber adorable Pink Squeaks collection. Featuring the Pink Squeaks eyeshadow palette ($19.99) and four lipsticks ($10.99 each) plus a bundle option ($59.99). You can grab this collection on Metamorphosis’ site. Glamlite finally dropped its first eye primer formula. The Eye-cing Eyeshadow Base comes in seven shades and…

Gift Guide: Holidays 2020

Christmas is inching closer and, while the pandemic has removed some of the usual joy, the beauty industry attempted to capture a little of it for holiday collections. I’ve compiled this list of holiday collections to give you a little help if you’re struggling to find the perfect gift for a makeup addict.

High-End Brand Wish list

Now my “high-end” wish list is simply that: a wish list. I am constantly looking for deals and I’m sorry, the money that people spend on some brands gives me a headache. However, if I were to receive these items as samples or a generous person gifted them to me, I would not complain!