Beauty on a Budget

Essence Voluminizing Lash Powder Review

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Essence Voluminizing Lash Powder ($1.99) has proven completely out of my reach. I have an Ulta located about, mmmm, an hour away from me? If you’re from New York you probably know the one I mean. The only way I get there is when I head to Woodbury because it’s just too much of a bother just to go there to hit up Ulta.

Ulta carries Essence but anytime I go there I never find cool products like the Voluminizing Lash Powder.

One of the best parts about blogging beauty is you meet and become friends with so many fantastic people. This review wouldn’t be possible without my fellow geeky gamer Cult of Taupe. She gifted me with this recently, completely unexpectedly.

Thanks Crystal

Let’s take a peek at this!

I’m quite eager to get to the review.

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Caress Endless Kiss Silkening Body Wash Caress Passionate Spell Fine Fragrance Elixir Body Wash Review

Caress Endless Kiss Silkening Body Wash Caress Passionate Spell Fine Fragrance Elixir Body Wash 4 375x500

Caress Passionate Spell Body Fine Fragrance Elixir Body Wash and Caress Endless Kiss Silkening Body Wash are two new luxurious budget body washes popping up at drugstores now.

Ok, I admit it, I’m a shower gel hoarder.

Yes. I am.

But you can so afford to be that person who hoards a variety of shower gels at this price. Caress Body Washes are as little as three dollars and fifty cents and offer a little piece of luxury for pennies.

Who doesn’t love a great beauty budget shower gel?

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Milani Instant Eye Makeup Remover Review

Milani Instant Eye Makeup Remover Review

Milani Instant Eye Makeup Remover is my HG (holy grail) eye makeup remover of the moment. Actually the search for my HG eye makeup remover might be over!

I’m cheap. Not really but when it comes to makeup remover I am terribly cheap. I think nothing at all of splurging $50 on a blush but tell me to spend $27 on 4.2 oz of makeup remover and I start to sob like a baby, “Mommy it hurts so BAD!”

I think I have this mentality that I can buy a new eyeshadow palette or a lipstick and maybe a gloss with that near $30 price tag. Ouch!!!!!!!!!!

I typically buy Sephora’s Eye Makeup Remover which I like for $9.50 but look out Sephora, Milani Instant Eye Makeup Remover is on the case.

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Avon Hawaiian Shores Eau de Toilette Spray Review

Avon Hawaiian Shores Eau de Toilette Spray Review

I was sitting with my friend last night and he turned to me and said, “Summer feels over…” WHAT?! Dude…what do you mean?

I guess in a way he’s right. Particularly since the whisper of Holiday Collections is already on the horizon. Le sigh.

But never fear, rejoice in Summer joy with a little Avon Hawaiian Shores Eau de Toilette Spray. It’s so not going to make you feel like Hawaii, for that you need to grab your bikini and hop a plane but it does feel like a warm hug.

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Jordana Color Tint Blush Stick Swatches

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My sister happens to be the queen of blush sticks. If you want an autograph, let me know, I charge $5 bucks for ‘em and include a digital picture of her and her stash.

True story.

No seriously, girl, has every single blush stick known to womankind. It’s fairly comical because by some sort of random inheritance she’s kinda sorta into makeup because of me BUT she isn’t as diseased about it. She’s kinda…a hobbyist for lack of a better word. But when it comes to blush sticks, well, she’s a connoisseur.

So, of course, when I whipped out the new Jordana Color Tint Blush Stick she immediately came at me like Scott McCall during a hairy situation. There was possibly a shuffle, she may or may not have given me a rug burn in the process of wrestling me to the floor to get her hands on these, and I can’t confirm but a black eye or two might have resulted.

Yeah….

I guess she wants them.

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