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theBalm Balm Springs Blush

theBalm Balm Springs Blush ($21.00 for 0.197 oz.) is a muted, medium coral with soft, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had opaque color coverage with a soft, silky texture that was a little thin and a touch powdery in the pan, but it was easy to apply to the skin...

theBalm Balm Springs Blush ($21.00 for 0.197 oz.) is a muted, medium coral with soft, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had opaque color...

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theBalm Hot Mama Shadow/Blush

theBalm Hot Mama Shadow/Blush ($20.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium, pink-coral with warm undertones and a golden shimmer. It had good pigmentation--just shy of opaque--that was buildable to full coverage in two layers. The finish was spectacular as it was luminous and...

theBalm Hot Mama Shadow/Blush ($20.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium, pink-coral with warm undertones and a golden shimmer. It had good pigmentation--just...

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theBalm Balm Beach Blush

theBalm Balm Beach Blush ($21.00 for 0.20 oz.) is a muted, medium pink with strong, warm undertones and a matte finish. It's the type of color that pairs well with a lot of looks so long as your skin tone is light-medium or fairer (it shows up as a subtle color on my skin...

theBalm Balm Beach Blush ($21.00 for 0.20 oz.) is a muted, medium pink with strong, warm undertones and a matte finish. It's the type of color that...

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theBalm The Manizer Sisters Luminizing Palette

theBalm The Manizer Sisters Luminizing Palette ($28.00 for 0.33 oz.) is a slim, travel-friendly palette featuring three of theBalm's famous highlighters. I've loved all three over the years, and to have them in a palette like this is awesome! The quality is exactly the...

theBalm The Manizer Sisters Luminizing Palette ($28.00 for 0.33 oz.) is a slim, travel-friendly palette featuring three of theBalm's famous...

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5 Faves: Autumn-Hued Eyeshadows (Cool-Toned Edition)

5 Faves: Autumn-Hued Eyeshadows (Cool-Toned Edition)

Autumn doesn't have to mean only warm-toned eyeshadows--there are cooler hues found during the season. Try this these types of colors for a smokier vibe instead:

  1. Makeup Geek Rockstar -- an iridescent beige
  2. Makeup Geek High Wire -- a bright, silvery-purple
  3. Make Up For Ever S556 -- a medium taupe
  4. MAC...

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Top 5: Plum Blushes for Fall 2015

Top 5: Plum Blushes for Fall 2015

Plum is one of my favorite cheek colors to wear (right after coral!), because they can run cool or warm in tone, so they work with a lot of looks. It's also a great shade to pair with the deeper lip colors that we often see in fall and winter. What are your favorites?

  1. Urban Decay Rapture -- a...

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theBalm Balm Desert Bronzer/Blush

theBalm Balm Desert Bronzer/Blush ($21.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a medium-dark, rosy brown with warm undertones and a luminous finish. Guerlain #02 (P, $53.00) is warmer. Chanel Jersey (80) (P, $45.00) is lighter. Makeup Geek Infatuation (P, $9.99) is lighter, warmer. Chanel...

theBalm Balm Desert Bronzer/Blush ($21.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a medium-dark, rosy brown with warm undertones and a luminous finish. Guerlain #02 (P,...

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5 Great Brown Eyeshadows Under $10

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5 Great Brown Eyeshadows Under $10

What are your favorite budget-friendly brown eyeshadows?  I'd love to hear about your personal favorites and recommendations.  Here are five of mine:

  1. Makeup Geek Barcelona Beach -- a medium brown with a semi-matte finish
  2. Maybelline Downtown Brown -- a shimmery bronze
  3. Inglot #422 -- a shimmery,...

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