Free Shipping at Prestige Cosmetics

Woohoo, this just came across my inbox – you can get free standard shipping on all orders from Prestige Cosmetics now through 12/31. There’s no minimum order amount required, and no code necessary. That makes me squeal with delight because this line is already very affordable, but I hate paying as much or more than the item in shipping! New to Prestige? Find out my favs after the jump.

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Editorial Experiment, Featuring Prestige Cosmetics

Sometimes when I’m getting to know a new makeup product I just want to play with it. I want to see what it does, how it moves on skin, how it responds to tools, its texture, etc. That’s what I was doing earlier today when I decided to turn this experiment into sort of an editorial artsy exercise. Yeah, these are edited pictures. But I had fun. All the products used will be listed.  [Read more…]

Stuff I Love

My current list of most-loved/used products in no particular order…


  • Urban Decay Primer Potion
  • Makeup Forever High Definition Foundation in shade 110
  • MaxFactor 2000 Calorie Extreme Lash Plumper in Extreme Black
  • Ulta Professional Lash Primer
  • MAC Warm Soul mineralized blush
  • MAC New Vegas mineralized skin finish
  • Chapstick Lip Butter
  • Avon Dew Kiss
  • Prestige pencil eyeliners in general (all of them are fantastic!)
  • Maybelline XXL Extensions mascara in whatever their blackity black black shade is
  • Shu Uemura hard brow pencil in Seal Brown
  • Anastasia of Beverly Hills brow gel (no, I did not go fork out full price for a fancy clear gel…and I wouldn’t, but I do admit this is pretty nice.)
  • PureLuxe Silica Powder (this stuff is a godsend to oily skin and/or large pores!)

Beauty Tools

  • Sonia Kashuk blending sponge (it’s magical, very similar to the BeautyBlender but blue!)
  • Sonia Kashuk highlighting brush (very comparable to the MAC 187, but it’s $12.99!)
  • EcoTools retractable kabuki brush
  • Stila #7 eye brush (short-handled)
  • Stila #9 eye brush (short-handled)
  • My super cheap cute brush set from Hong Kong via ebay (seller is henlisy) – quality is surprisingly nice. I love these so much.