Beauty on a Budget

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

Jordana Color Tint Blush Stick Swatches 1

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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L’Oreal Infallible Eyeshadow Gleaming Bronze Review & Swatches

LOreal Infallible Eye shadow Gleaming Bronze

I’m wearing L’Oreal Infallible Eyeshadow in Gleaming Bronze today. It was part of the L’Oreal Summer 2012 Collection and could or couldn’t be LE?

Hard to say really as these special displays really never say if a shade or product is limited edition. How irritating right?

As you know from my numerous rants I do have a little bit of a love/hate relationship with these eyeshadows but the formula is such a hit or miss that I feel this absolute need to collect them all.

Let’s see if you need Gleaming Bronze.

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Neutrogena Rapid Tone Repair Night & Neutrogena Rapid Tone Repair Day SPF 30

Neutrogena Rapid Tone Repair Night Neutrogena Rapid Tone Repair Day SPF 30

I’ve been seeing a lot of ravings for many of Neutrogena’s newer anti-aging skincare offerings lately which has me terribly curious about their new Rapid Tone Repair Night & Rapid Tone Repair Day SPF 30.

These new moisturizers are contain Vitamin skin to help diffuse the look of brown spots while evening out skin tone and Retinol SA to diminish the appearance of age spots as well as Hyaluronic Acid and Glucose Complex.

It’s like they included every single thing I want in a moisturizer into a single formula!

Let’s take a look!

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