Undeniably, a pair of shapely legs is still the best feature of woman’s body. To prove that point, just take a look at the details of the leg insurance policies of some celebrities. Mariah Carey and Tina Turner, anyone? Women love their legs so much and they are willing to do everything to make them look good especially...
Review: Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in SplendorTarte Amazonian Clay Blushes are baked blushes that claim to last for a full 12 hours. Splendor is a limited edition mini created for both Tarte-devotees and new converts.Outside packagingThis is a peachy pink, with big ol' hunks of gold glitter. I can handle a few glitter speckles in my blushes, but anything...
How Does It Work? Hair BleachingAn estimated one third of women over the age of 18 use some form of hair dye. As any bottle blonde knows, in order to get a lighter color of hair, one needs to use a bleaching agent. This post will explore the mechanism of hair bleaching.We're gonna need some bleach. Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/caribooooou/3243385554/In order to...
How Much Is My Face Worth? (By Mass) I've been wanting to do this for a while, but I have only recently come into possession of a scale that can measure to the milligram (a thousandth of a gram).I was inspired by my wonderful friends at Lather Rinse Repeat and the Moroccan Shopaholic.The idea behind the original "What is my...
Review: Benefit Fake UpI have bad luck with concealers. By the end of the day, my undereyes usually have so many creases it looks like my tearducts are leaking concealer. My usual solution is let the undereye circles stand. And, when I get sufficient amounts of sleep, this is usually sufficient. I am lucky to have relatively minor dark...
Julep New Years Mystery Boxes: Unboxing Merry Christmas eve, folks! Santa hasn't made it here yet (NORAD says he is in Saskatchewan), but the mailman kindly came and delivered my Julep New Years Mystery boxes! I just received them, so I have tried out all of zero products. This is just an unboxing/value calculation.Watch for my product reviews in the near...
Drugstore Dupes to the Test: Nars Orgasm vs. Milani LuminosoThe internet is an amazing invention. Without it, I would have seen substantially fewer videos of cats chasing laser pointers. Unfortunately, sometimes the internet leads us astray. This is an example of one of those times.If you ask the almighty internet, Nars Orgasm and Milani Luminoso are dupes of each...
Review: Disney Jasmine Collection Storylook Eyeshadow PaletteIf there is one place where Disney kicks ass, it is marketing. And it's no surprise that Sephora, makeup giants that they are, wanted in on the action.Still, when Disney and Sephora released their first collection, inspired by Cinderella, I hardly batted an eye. I don't have a whole lot of nostalgia for...
What Is A Cosmeceutical?It's a theme we've been dancing around already in some previous Beauty Bullshit posts.Companies who product beauty products are beginning to make drug-like claims at a increasing rate. At the heart of this problem are products that qualify as "cosmeceuticals".So, what is a cosmeceutical?The name gives a bit of a hint: it's a mixture between the...
Pulling It Off: Purple Blush Purple is the best color that has ever been. I love oranges and reds and pinks and browns and beiges, but purple is the color that really makes my heart sing.As a result, I'm always on the lookout for a good purple blush. It may sound intimidating, but all it takes to pull off a...