Category Archives: Budget

My Vanity | Set up, Storage & Organization ( + GIVEAWAY!)


The past few weeks have been super busy with moving into another new apartment (long story…check out this blog post for details). Throughout the hustle and bustle, I have slowly accumulated the magical items to complete my dream vanity. When I set out on this epic quest I didn’t realize how difficult it would be […]

Just Hit Shelves | Drugstore Edition


Like a makeup ninja, I prowled through the cosmetic section of Target the other day to scout out the latest products and get the 411 on the newest beauty items. Not gonna lie, I definitely felt like that awkward person you might spot during the occasional outing who talks to themselves while stroking their cat […]

L’Oreal Colour Riche Collection Privée Lipsticks | Review + Swatches


After a long absence from the majestical aisles of any drugstore, I finally stepped into my local Walgreens to refill on my favorite Revlon ColorStay Whipped Foundation. My eyes only glanced at the section next to me for a second when I spotted a display for the L’Oreal Collection Privee lipsticks. I have been patiently […]

Drugstore Lipsticks I’ve Been Loving This Spring


These past few months of spring I have really been loving a few shades in particular concerning drugstore lippies. The shade of lipstick I wear is really dependent on the mood I’m touting that day. Soft nudes and springy pinks for days I want to feel pretty and feminine and bright corals, hot pinks and […]

Apply Makeup Like a Pro: Makeup Brushes You Need in Your Life


As a makeup artist and beauty lover, I love trying out all different brands and kinds of brushes. I have found some great ones through trial and error and I can say without doubt that these are my most used, tried-and-true brushes. All of these blend out product beautifully and have little to no shedding. […]

Top 5 Favorite Drug Store Concealers


With summer coming to a close and early morning wakeup calls looming near, it’s time to arm ourselves with concealer for impending dark circles of doom and raging stress-induced blemishes. Finding a great concealer at the drugstore that brightens, conceals and stays put can seem almost like an urban myth to some. As a makeup […]