Golden Oldie: e.l.f. Mad For Matte Palette Review

Golden Oldie: e.l.f. Mad For Matte Palette. When Nostalgia Hits. My favorite all-matte eyeshadow palette that I just can’t get myself to throw away.

I sometimes go through my makeup boxes and drawers to declutter what I no longer use and when it comes to this palette, I know for sure I wouldn’t dare to throw it away. I don’t do full eyeshadow looks that often (my go-to is just bronzer in the crease), but when I do, I always reach for this palette. It’s got basically all matte eyeshadow colors I need, from very light peachy color to black. I’ve decided to dedicate a post to this beautiful little guy – one of the most valued makeup items I have.

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Have You Found Your Perfect Red Lip? w/Examples

Have you found your perfect red lip? There’s a red lip for every woman, as Audrey Hepburn said. In this post I’ll focus on red lip details with a lot of examples

“Heels and red lipstick will put the fear of God into people” – Dita Von Teese

“There is a shade of red for every woman” – Audrey Hepburn

Red lipstick is very iconic. Somehow it’s become so iconic that now it’s borderline intimidating to many women though. Some think that their lips are too thin for red lipstick or that the classic Old Hollywood style red lips just live a life of their own, separate from their face. Today I’ve decided to debunk all of these myths and give you solid ideas on how you can find your own shade and style of red lips. Let’s start!

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Makeup Favorites: What I’ll Repurchase Forever

My all-time makeup favorites that I’ll repurchase always unless they get discontinued (like one of them already was)

Pretty please, TheBalm, L’Oreal, Physician’s Formula, Bourjois, Maybelline, and Hurraw! Don’t discontinue them! Don’t be like Wet’n’Wild!

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What to Gift a Woman for Christmas? 15 Amazing Gift Ideas

15 awesome gift ideas for Christmas for wife, girlfriend, sister, mom

Black Friday is here and Christmas is less than a month away, so time to think about gifts. If you are preoccupied trying to decide what to gift your mom, sister, wife, or girlfriend, then this post is for you. These are some universal gift ideas that don’t include very personal items (such as lingerie, a day at the SPA, etc), but they will surely be appreciated. My ideas of gifts for men I already posted.

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10 Ways to Look Expensive on a Budget That Actually Work

10 effective ways to look more expensive on a budget. Yes, they actually work and most of them don’t cost a dime


Have you ever felt like you were underdressed? I certainly did and I can tell for sure that it wasn’t the best or most empowering feeling in the world. Looking good has a great potential of making us feel good, so it matters a lot. I am all about smart consumption and budgeting, so I came up with these 10 easy ways to look much more expensive without spending a lot of – actually most of these tricks are free – money. Let’s start!

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