Empties and Near-Empties, Spring 2015

(I typed “Spring 2013” at first, then spent a few seconds wondering why that didn’t look right.) Not quite five months since my last empties post, I’ve accumulated another small collection of used-up products: Herewith, some mini-reviews, in no particular order: CoverGirl LashBlast Length Mascara There’s a reason why I never write posts about mascara:… Read More Empties and Near-Empties, Spring 2015

La Vita è Bella, Take 2: New Milani Eyeshadows in Bella Charcoal and Bella Navy (Updated with a Tragic Footnote)

Greetings from Londinium! I’ve been trying for the last few days to write a post about the makeup I brought to England this time, but I’m never at home during prime picture-taking hours, and I’m very picky about color accuracy. Today, though, I remembered that I wrote most of a review of Milani Bella Charcoal… Read More La Vita è Bella, Take 2: New Milani Eyeshadows in Bella Charcoal and Bella Navy (Updated with a Tragic Footnote)

La Vita è (Not Exactly) Bella: New Milani Eyeshadows in Bella Taupe and Bella Rouge

Damn it, Milani! You’ve done it again. Lured me in with the promise of a revolutionary makeup formula at an implausibly low price point, only to deliver mediocrity. Will I ever learn? (These containers remind me of portholes on a ship.) Look, Milani’s new Bella eyeshadow singles are perfectly decent. I’d give them a B… Read More La Vita è (Not Exactly) Bella: New Milani Eyeshadows in Bella Taupe and Bella Rouge