All posts tagged: makeup

New Vaseline on the Block

I don’t drink, but I was attracted to Vaseline’s new Pink Bubbly Lip Therapy. I’m obsessed with trying all the brand’s new flavors. This one smells delightful but lacks in the actual care for dry lips. It’s not as gooey as regular Vaseline, so I find that it doesn’t penetrate the lips as well and comes off quickly. But don’t let this deter you from making a purchase– your man just might love kissing you with this seal on! If I ever get personal time with my husband again, I’ll let you know. (Wink) Verdict: Skip it for dry lip care, break it out for a smooch session.

How Motherhood Changed my Makeup Purchasing Habits

Mascara. If I see a girl with natural lashes, I want to hand her a wand and lead her on a magical transformation that will change her entire face in one swoop. Makeup isn’t just an indulgence, it’s a necessity. At least in my world. I’ve always been a makeup junkie. I’m a VIB insider at Sephora, in fact. My sensitive skin calls for delicate products that won’t irritate me. I can’t help it if the ingredients I need are in more luxurious brands! I had fun with makeup my whole life. But when I got pregnant, I had to realistically look at my finances and cut back expenses where appropriate.  My makeup routine had to be revised. My must-have products pre-baby: Laura Mercier primer (I used the mineral blend but it seems to be discontinued) $34.00 Laura Mercier mineral foundation $39.00 BareMinerals Broad Spectrum SPF 20 Concealer $19.00 Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder $37.00 NARS blush (shade: orgasim) $30 Urban Decay Naked Palette eyeshadow $54.00 Benefit Cosmetics They’re Real! Mascara $24.00 During my pregnancy:   For most of my pregnancy, I …