When the weather starts to turn a little warm, I swear the oil production in my t-zone ramps up like crazy! I suddenly become very shiny, and it’s hard to find solutions to mattify. There are a few primers out there that help, but I admit that I’m not a big fan of the feeling of heavy primers on my skin. I’ve tried milk of magnesia as a mattifying face primer, but the pH is…

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Product Sent for Review Affiliate Links I have combination skin. My t-zone is shiny (though this issue is much worse in the summer), and the rest of my skin is normal, bordering on dry. This combo is particularly difficult this time of year, when keeping my cheeks adequately hydrated gives me a nice, shiny nose and forehead. I’ve tried just about every silicone based foundation primer out there, and I’ve found that…well, they’re tricky. You…

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Product Sent for Review Affiliate Links I’ve made no secret of my love of all things lashes. I’m a big fan of long and lush lashes, but I hate, hate, hate falsies. I think they are a major pain and I refuse to use them. So, I’m always on the hunt for new and exciting mascaras! When Stila released their HUGE Extreme Lash Mascara and Lash Stunner Extreme Lash Primer, I was pretty excited! I…

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Product Sent for Review Have you seen the goodies that Tarte has been coming out with lately? I admit that I’ve been testing these two for a month or so, and I’m just now getting around to mentioning them. But, they’re pretty amazing. Tarte Colored Clay CC Undereye Corrector “This multi-tasking, full coverage corrector expertly masks undereye discolorations and dark circles in two universal shades. The light-diffusing particles brighten undereye areas and soften the appearance…

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Product Sent for Review Yes, that really is a green BB cream. And I tried it. And kind of liked it. The whole idea behind this product is color correction. Yes, using green (and yellow, though that doesn’t work as well as green) on your face will “cancel” any redness. (Read more about color correction makeup.) I do have some redness, I have rosacea and I have good days and bad days. I’m hesitant to…

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