Milani Moisture Matte Lipstick in Matte Naked, or How I Became a Vampire

But first, how my local CVS crushed my lipstick-collecting dreams for the 837th time. But first, how I ended up at the CVS, a place I do my best to avoid, for the 837th time. I was lying in bed a few nights ago, lamenting the state of my skin, when it hit me that … Continue reading Milani Moisture Matte Lipstick in Matte Naked, or How I Became a Vampire

Maybelline Color Sensational Rebel Bloom Lipstick in Lilac Flush

...or, How AB Flouted the Resolutions She Made Just Five Days Ago. In my defense, I got this lipstick at the end of December. (Nor did I spend my own money: my mom bought it for me, if you must know.) But I had already planned out my resolutions for 2015, and one could argue, … Continue reading Maybelline Color Sensational Rebel Bloom Lipstick in Lilac Flush

NARS Audacious Lipstick Swatches and the Allure of Audrey

Today, as a reward for finishing an article draft and setting up a meeting with my adviser, I headed to the local Bluemercury to check out the new NARS Audacious lipsticks. I limited myself to seven swatches (as many as would fit on my hand), since I'm not audacious enough to swatch a collection of … Continue reading NARS Audacious Lipstick Swatches and the Allure of Audrey