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Major Announcement: The Sephora Sale Continues

Hey guys! Sephora has decided to surprise us with another weekend of 20%. Sephora VIB and Rouge members get to shop with a 20% discount today through Monday, both in-store and online. I have a few items I may grab since we have that chance. Do you have anything you may have missed the previous …

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Face Friday #3: Ole Henriksen, Banana Bright Eye Cream

Hi guys! It has been so long since I did a Face Friday post. So, I thought this would be a good way to fill y'all in on an eye cream that I have been absolutely loving. I have tried other eye creams before (I was previously using the Acure Eye cream with chlorella + …

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Major announcement: Cover Girl is now Cruelty-Free

Omg you guys!!!! I am sooooo insanely excited to announce that Cover Girl is now Leaping Bunny certified!!!!!!!! I saw the announcement this morning on the Fat Mascara IG. (Which is an awesome beauty Podcast if you are interested in Podcasts.) Do you guys have any favorite Cover Girl products? I think a haul may …

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Battle of the Brands: Wearable Tech: Apple Watch vs. Fitbit Alta

Hi guys! Cold-weather tends to keep us indoors so wearable fitness trackers are great ways to make sure you are staying active until the warm weather returns. Two of the biggest brands in wearable tech, specifically fitness trackers, are Apple and Fitbit. I've personally owned both, so I'm here to give you my opinion on …

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October 2018 BoxyCharm First Impressions & September Follow-up

Hi guys! As promised, this month’s BoxyCharm post contains my follow-up thoughts on the September 2018 box. So, if you are interested in that, I’ve included it at the end of this post. As for this month, the theme was alter ego. Looking at the mix of products, almost everything does have a dark vibe-- …

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Project Pan: Using up my non-cruelty-free products #2

Hi guys, Quick update on the three products I'm currently working on plus a few new ones: Surprisingly, I'm STILL working on that Benefit brow product from the first project pan post. I also forgot about the Nars. It got buried under my other everyday makeup, so I think I'm going to have to put …

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No more DramaFever?!?!

Guys.... I come to you with devastating news... DramaFever no longer exists. I have been using DramaFever to watch Korean, Japanese, Taiwanese & Chinese dramas since I was in undergrad (For some idea of time frame, I graduated undergrad in 2012). Today, the streaming service abruptly stopped service and ceased operations. As a subscriber, I …

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Major announcement: Dove is now certified cruelty-free

Hi guys! I am super excited to announce that Dove, a true OG in beauty products has just announced that it is now certified cruelty-free by PETA!! I am so happy to see a major Unilever brand moving in the right direction. Not only is the brand super affordable, but tons of its products have …

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Project Pan: Using up my non-cruelty-free products #1

As I mentioned in my Tips for Going Cruelty-Free post, you absolutely do not need to just start throwing away products in your collection because you decide to go cruelty-free. The way that I have chosen to handle it is to just use up what I have and replace those products with cruelty-free products in …

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New At Sephora: Natasha Denona & Charlotte Tilbury (Bonus- First Impressions)

Hi guys! If you guys have not already heard, Sephora just added another incredible, cruelty-free brand to their offerings— Charlotte Tilbury! I was so excited when I heard. I have always wanted to try out the brand after hearing so many good things, but I was not willing to spend 💰 💰 at the department …

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Drugstore Discoveries #1: Essence Metal Shock Liquid Eyeshadows

Hi guys & happy autumn 🍂🍁🍂 So, I recently discovered an amazing drugstore product that I have become obsessed about-- the Essence Metal Shock Liquid Eyeshadows. They are similar to the Stila Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadows, but the glitter is way less chunky (which is my personal preference). They come in several really beautiful …

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Sparkle Eye shadow palettes

Hello, hello. I hope this Hump Day finds you all well. With the holiday season in full swing, we are surrounded by holiday collection this and holiday collection that. This is ESPECIALLY true when it comes to makeup. Almost every major brand has released a special limited edition holiday collection. One genre (if you will) …

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Product Update: Lashaholic Luxury Lashes

Hi guys! So, I received this product in the November BoxyCharm. First, I need to note that this brand is NOT cruelty-free as they do sell mink lashes*, but this style of lashes is silk. Since I received them in a pre-paid subscription box, I planned to try them out, and if I liked them, …

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[REPOST] How the Location of Acne on Your Face Could Explain Why You Break Out — Top Health Fix

[REPOST] How the Location of Acne on Your Face Could Explain Why You Break Out — Top Health Fix http://therageffect.com/2018/11/15/repost-how-the-location-of-acne-on-your-face-could-explain-why-you-break-out-top-health-fix/ — Read on therageffect.com/2018/11/15/repost-how-the-location-of-acne-on-your-face-could-explain-why-you-break-out-top-health-fix/ Sometimes the fix needs to be internal and not topical.