Summer-Friendly Smoky Eye

Sometimes you just want to jazz it up for date night, a wedding, or whatever else your warm-weather plans have in store. I've found that an all-black or dark gray smoky eye can be a bit too heavy in summer months, but you can still achieve the same punch from color cousins brown or purple. The trick … [Read more...]

Stuff I Like: Mascara

Ever come across a product SO GREAT that you want to shout it from the rooftops? Me, too! Welcome! I think I may have found the greatest mascara ever. Say hello to Fresh Supernova mascara: I came across it as a total fluke because I'd purchased this set (which, sidebar: If you're not … [Read more...]

Benefit They’re Real Mascara

A couple of weeks ago, I was in line at Ulta when I heard two sales associates discussing the new They're Real mascara by Benefit.  As a BadGal Lash user who was not particularly satisfied with her mascara, I was skeptical. But then I heard them comparing the brushes and the different properties, … [Read more...]

i swear by my: falsies mascara

If you're anything like me, you don't have the time, energy, or patience to devote to applying false lashes every day. {if you're anything like me, you wish you had the money to hire a makeup artist to do it for you} But you want your lashes to stand out. I would say, … [Read more...]

Quick Mascara Trick

I came across a neat little mascara trick in a recent issue of Redbook magazine, and just had to share it with all of you. It's really simple: apply mascara to both sides of your upper lashes. First apply a layer of mascara to the top of your upper eyelashes, and then apply mascara like you … [Read more...]

Clinique Mascara Face Off

Last weekend I discovered two Clinique mascara samples from the last couple gifting times at Macy's, so this week I compared the Clinique High Impact Mascara with the Clinique Lash Doubling Mascara. Day 1: On Monday I tested the Lash Doubling mascara. This mascara supposedly magnifies lashes to … [Read more...]

Drugstore Find for Your Lashes

You'd think, at this point, that I'd be sick of talking about (and taking pictures of) my eyelashes. But you'd be wrong. A few weeks ago, a friend of mine raved about this new mascara she was trying. Of course I knew I had to try it. Enter L'Oreal Telescopic Mascara. For about $8 a … [Read more...]

L’Oreal Paris Lash Boosting Products

By now, I'm going to assume that most of us have seen Brooke Shields on TV telling us how she grew thicker, fuller lashes using Latisse. And subsequently we heard about eyelid darkening and potential changes in eye color. Sounded intriguing, but I wasn't going to go to my eye doctor and request … [Read more...]

What’s in TidyMom’s Makeup Bag?

Hi everyone!! I'm Cheryl, aka TidyMom. I'm a 40-something {stay at home} mom to two beautiful daughters, 22 and 13. We closed a family retail business in July '08, since then I became a SAHM and my make-up routine has become much more simplistic/minimal. On my blog TidyMom, I share my … [Read more...]