UD: Urban Decay Up-Date

Urban Decay has had some recent product launches that have had beauty vloggers going mad- the Vice Special Effects lip toppers among them.  While innovations such as lip toppers and brow mascaras seem like they’re new, women have been using glosses, lipsticks, and mascara for decades, and this is nothing new!  My aunt used to…

Spoiled Rotten: Fermented Ingredients In Beauty and Skincare

You’ve likely already ingested something fermented, or rotten, and not known it- wine, balsamic vinegar, cheese…but would you consider incorporating rotting ingredients into your skincare regimen?   In a W Magazine post, “Why the Korean Beauty World Is Going Natural, and Why You Should Too,”  Gillian Sagansky quotes Sarah Lee of Glow Recipe as stating…

I Tried Meme Makeup

Meme makeup, the art of recreating memes on one’s eyelid, is a new trend popping up everywhere. When I saw the first two, one of Kim Kardashian crying and the other of Kermit as Star Wars characters- I knew I had to attempt it myself. Ever the avid makeup challenger, I decided to try Dawson…

Makeup R&D: Apply Makeup with Eggs, Dildos, Bra Cutlets!

One of the latest memes or trends in the beauty community is applying makeup with random objects.  The silisponge inspired resourceful beauties to cut up and apply makeup with their chicken cutlets…errrr…the kind in your bra not the fridge.   For the most part- people were not fans of either, with the exception of those we…

DIY Microblading?

Would you tattoo your own brows on?  This YouTuber did! In one of my recent posts, Dangerous Beauty Hacks, Treatments, Procedures and Trends, I discussed potentially dangerous Beauty DIY’s and Hacks, such as applying Nail Polish as Eyeliner…  Sadly, the saga continues- a YouTuber, Mermaid Gossip, has Microbladed her own eyebrows at home!  Upon playing…

Dangerous Beauty Hacks, Treatments, Procedures and Trends:

They say beauty is pain, but can you be risking your health, sight, or life for beauty?  We’ve all heard the claim, proven false, about how much of the chemicals women put on their bodies daily are actually absorbed.  Women of all ages, races, and areas apply a multitude of products in the form of…

BabylissPro Nano Titanium Flat Iron Review and Demo

I do feel like the BabylissPro Nano Titanium Flat-iron is a great product, and love that the LCD screen allows you to see the temperature.  It heats up within seconds, and has a memory function.  I hate straightening this hair…review of that in my Hair Update post. Enter my Makeup Giveaway! Subscribe to my YouTube…

Ulta Dumpster Diving Haul 5, Plus the Truth About Diving

*Makeup Giveaway: to enter, follow me on Instagram and Twitter @UwanaWhat, and Subscribe. Post your user names below, and or on Haul 4 If you want to win from that haul. The dumpster diving trend has been gaining momentum recently- although it’s been going on for years, YouTube videos have gotten everyone and their mother,…

Benefit Brow Kits

Benefit, shortly after its new brow collection lauch, put out kits or tins with several of the products from the collection paired to compliment eachother in creating a certain look.  I decided, after much deliberation and even a conversation with a Sephora employee and customer, on getting the Definined and Refinined Brows Kit– because I…