Benefit Roller Lash Mascara

Benefit Roller Lash Mascara

There’s a new mascara in town called Benefit Roller Lash and today I have all the info you need about her.

Roller Lash is a curling and lifting mascara with a patent pending “Hook n Roll” brush, which grabs, separates, lifts and curls lashes. It holds lashes in their curl for 12 hours and contains pro-vitamin B5 and serine, which both help condition your lashes.

Isn’t the tube adorable? The handle is made to look like those old-school pink rollers, which I used to use when I was a kid, and it has a grippy texture, which I really like. The brush itself has a slight curve and each “hook” is placed perfectly to ensure it grabs lashes from root to tip. The brush they finally wound up with was their 4th attempt at perfection!

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Note: Undetermined if cruelty free

Hawaii Collection by OPI for Spring/Summer 2015

OPI Hawaii

Aloha!

Today I have the Hawaii Collection by OPI for Spring/Summer 2015 for you. Like the OPI San Francisco Collection, I was very excited about this one because it is more personal for me.

Why is this personal for me? Well a few reasons actually. The last time I was in Hawaii was in 2007 for my wedding on the beach in Oahu! But I also have fond memories of going to the islands of Kauai, Oahu, Hawaii and Maui as a kid on vacation many times. Also, Mr. VV was stationed in Oahu for 3 years, so we both have a nice bond with the islands. index

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Note: Cruelty free

Spring Nail Trend Tutorial Featuring Sally Beauty Nail Studio Shades!

Spring Nail Art Daisies

Hello!

We are rapidly hurdling towards spring (and for that I am so excited) so I thought I would show you a spring nail tutorial today featuring three of the 750 nail polish shades you can find at Sally Beauty Supply in their new Nail Studio.

The first thing that comes to mind when I think of spring is flowers and light colors. The nail shades I chose were OPI That’s Hula-rious!, OPI Is Mai Tai Crooked? and FingerPaints Paper Mache, a brand that is exclusive to Sally Beauty. These are perfect colors for creating little spring daisies, which I had wanted to try for a while. Turns out they are so easy to create!

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Note: Cruelty free

LVX Spring 2015 Collection

LVX Spring 2015 Collection

The LVX Spring 2015 Collection was announced during New York Fashion Week recently, and I’ve got swatches for you this afternoon.

This collection of six new shades includes a couple cremes and a few shimmery, glowy “must-have” colors (in my humble opinion.) For me the formula with the cremes wasn’t all that great. They required 2-3 coats and still weren’t completely even. The shimmers though applied like butter, and were just two coats. Love!

LVX Haze

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Note: Cruelty free

Coloured Raine Matte Lip Paint Review

Coloured Raine Matte Lip Paint

Coloured Raine Matte Lip Paint is a product that was brought to my attention recently on Instagram.

I started seeing all these swatches of this gorgeous looking stuff and there were a couple shades I desperately wanted right away. These lip shades are vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free and paraben-free. They go on extremely saturated and creamy, and dry to a matte finish. The applicator is an angled sponge that works beautifully in distributing the color across the lips. They stay on the lips until you remove them with an oil-based remover, so yeah, they last a really long time!

Coloured Raine Matte Lip Paint Swatches

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Note: Cruelty free