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Mige’s Top Mascara Picks

When it comes to mascaras, believe me when I say I have tried them all. From clumpy to stringy, from crappy mascara wands, to interestingly shaped mascara wands, these four mascaras have earned their spots in my makeup drawer. From left to right: L’Oreal Voluminous Carbon Black Mascara, Josie Maran Black Argan Oil mascara, Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir Mascara, Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara Let’s start with my favorite drugstore mascara ever: L’Oreal Voluminous Carbon Black Macara For only about $6, this mascara will…

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How To Wear A Purple Lip

“DAYUM MIGE, YO LIPS ARE POPPIN!” Said everyone that has ever seen me wearing this lip combo. Forget the classic red lip, the bold purple lip is now in session. I’ll admit that I’ve been more attracted to purple lip colors than I have been with red lip colors. There’s something about a deep purple lip that basically sets my face for severe #slayage. In order to wear a bold purple lip, you’ll need two things: a dark purple lip liner and a purple lipstick. I have…

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Ask Mige: Part I

I asked y’all to send me your beauty/hair/style questions, and here are my takes on the ten questions I received! (1) Question: What do you consider essential makeup? Because all I have is foundation, mascara, and eyeliner and I don’t know how to do anything else/what else I should get. Mige’s Take: You are definitely on the right track! Although the idea of “essential makeup” varies from person to person, when I first started using makeup, I basically had those 3 things too. Bare Essentials: (1)…

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Colourpop Neutral Liquid Lipsticks: Swatches & Review

The first Colourpop liquid lipsticks I got were Limbo and Kapow. I loved one and I absolutely hated the other. After they released their Ultra Satin Lipsticks, I had to try out Too Lips. Now, I have five: three liquid lipsticks and two satin lipsticks. Here we go! From right to left: Mess Around (satin lipstick) Kapow (matte liquid lipstick) Limbo (matte liquid lipstick) Too Lips (satin lipstick) Tulle (matte liquid lipstick) Starting off with my natural lips (lol I even skipped the vaseline so you could…

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Tame Those Brow Hairs: NYX Brow Mascara Review

Problem: I have sparse eyebrow hair but I don’t want to use a brow pencil and have Nike logo eyebrows. Solution: NYX Tinted Brow Mascara. Problem: So I know how to fill in my brows, but they never stay in place! I am on fleek in the morning, but by the afternoon, guurrll, it’s rough. Solution: NYX Brow Mascara. As a self-proclaimed brow-obsessionado, I have to say I really don’t like using clear mascara to set my eyebrow hairs. And then the brow gods sent…

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Formula 10.0.6 Deep Down Detox Ultra Cleansing Mud Mask Review

During winter break, for some ungodly reason, I decided to leave my amazing bentonite clay mask at school. About a week and a half into being home, all those little pimple things that aren’t actually surface pimples, but they feel like pimples under your skin started to form under my cheeks and I hated the feeling! Unfortunately, I did not have my bentonite clay with me to whip up a mask that’ll syphon all those almost-a-pimple-but-not-really-a-pimple away. I didn’t want to buy another bentonite clay mask…

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Get Your Glow On: Mac Mineralize Skinfinish in Sun Power Review

As the SoCal heavens part and give way to the glaring sun, it’s time for me to bring out my inner glow! Since blushes have been quite a miss for me because they are either too light, or too pink, or too orange, I’ve taken a likeness to using bronzers as a blush. #improvisationFTW For deeper skin tones, this Mac powder can serve you well. It gives a light hint of color that’s not too orange. It ends up giving a glow to the skin…

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Formula 10.0.6 Seriously Shine Free Mattifying Oil Free Moisturizer Review

After I found my holy grail face moisturizer for my oily skin, I thought I had seen it all. But alas, I was browsing through Ulta last week and I spied with my little eyes this baby that claims to provide a moisturized but yet matte face. For $5, I had nothing to loose. You get a lot of product for only $5, and the packaging looks quite nice…until you open the bottle. Unbeknownst to me when I bought this lotion, the product is actually very…

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Ultimate Nude Makeup ft Colourpop Kapow

This tutorial is for those days when you feel like looking like a million glowing dollar bills without the expensive price tag of some makeup brands. The main star of the video is the Colourpop Liquid Lipstick in Kapow. I’ve been seeing quite a buzz about the grey lipstick on social media, so I thought I’d give it a try. Kapow is a very light brownish-taupe-with-a-slight-mauve-undertone-to-it lipstick. I must admit I did not like it one bit when I first got it because the consistency/formula…

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Petal Fresh Aloe and Pomegranate Clay Facial Masque Review

While home on winter break, I took the liberty of perusing through my skincare stash and I found this gem that I bought four years ago! Thankfully, there was no expiration date so I was good to go. This petal fresh aloe & pomegranate facial clay masque claims to be purifying and I actually find it to be more on the moisturizing side. For purifying masks, I prefer to use my bentonite clay mask or the Formula 10.0.6 mud mask if I’m looking for  a milder…

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