Cosmetic Launch Roundup: January 9-16, 2022

Pinky Rose Cosmetics gave its original contour palette a facelift and added three sisters to the collection. The original is Contour 2 (medium to dark) while the new Extreme Contour palettes are 1 & 3 (light to medium and dark to deep; $22 each) and the Correct & Conceal cream palette ($22). You can pick…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: September 9-16, 2021

Hipdot combined the American tradition of game night with makeup and it is enthralling! Hipdot x Game Night collection is a collab with Hasbro and features three eyeshadow palettes: Monopoly Money Moves ($30), Ouija ($26), and Play-Doh Super Color ($26). There is also the full collection bundle ($74) and everything is available on Hipdot’s site….

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: May 17-24, 2021

Mamacita Cosmetics gave us gorgeous spring shades this week in five new matte liquid lipsticks. Blossom, Cherry, Fuego, Caramel, and Espresso are $12 each on Mamacita’s site. Amor Us served spring aesthetic (and snacks!) with two new eyeshadow palettes. Tea Time Fantasy contains 32 piping hot neutral tones with pops of orange and reds. Macaron…

Definitive Holiday Collection

So this is a complete list of all the (affordable) holiday collections since I think that switching between three articles will be irritating and tiresome. So enjoy and let me know which collection you like best! (New entries to the list are marked with an *)

Holiday Collections of 2018 (Part 3)

I’m back with the third and last holiday collection post! I will say that it has been strenuous to compile pictures, prices, and verify that everything is correct before posting each article but it has been worth it. I will be compiling everything together so if you liked this mini series, share with your friends,…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: November 7-15, 2018

Interrupting your holiday product forecast to bring you product launches that feature glitter and fun colors! I love the holidays but honestly I’m glad that most brands are still focusing on other themes or concepts. I know you’re curious so let’s get on to the launches.

Exclusivity, Begone!

I have shared my admiration for Marlena Stell, OG beauty youtuber/influencer and CEO of Makeup Geek. She recently held a pop-up shop in New York City for her upcoming clothing line Marste (combining the first three letters of her first and last names) and the lucky people who visited the shop were treated to a…

When You Can’t Keep Up

Whew! If you read the last Cosmetic Launch Roundup, I explained that I would be covering only the first week of September due to the few actual launches that occurred. This is a sort of follow up/spin-off of the regular Roundups so please bear with me. I’m trying to keep up but whew. There have…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: September 1-6, 2018

Curling up with a book as rain pelts the window, a fire roaring in the fireplace, and an apple cinnamon candle burning in the background, the smell permeating through the room. Autumn is right around the corner, meaning colder weather (insert crying face emoji here). However, there are many things to look forward to, such…

Rise of Indie Brands

With the rise of social media, companies have a wider reach and consumers are able to connect with their favorite brands. In some ways this means that makeup juggernauts and high-end brands like Urban Decay, Tarte, and MAC have huge followings while some like Wet N’ Wild, Colourpop, and Nyx are growing exponentially.