Monday, August 2, 2010

Busy Bee!

Oh.. it's Monday again, isn't it?

Let me share with you what I've been up to!

First off- I have a big ol' list of posts to write-up, yaay!!

Secondly- I went through all THREE of my train cases recently and discarded, (and by that I mean, put in a bag to give away lol), some old and/or never used make-up and condensed EVERYTHING into ONE Caboodle. Actually, the same Caboodle that's in my banner up there ^ hehe!

Oh gosh though... I mean.. that was HARD. There were some many products I held on to because I "might" use them someday or because they weren't exactly cheap. But it was time to do some cleaning~ I recently moved and basically cleaned through everything else in my life so this was the last step, haha!

So-- from my recent cleaning-- and the guilt that I probably spend entirely too much money on beauty products that I don't really need (do we ever really need them, though? haha) and most that I didn't even really USE... I've decided to reduce my beauty arsenal to mostly 1. Things I use at LEAST once a month (I kept way too many products for "special events".. which are so rare that I can just go get whatever I need when opportunity arises) and 2. To try to use mostly, if only, drugstore products.

Did you know that most drugstore brands have a corresponding department store brand that they are LITERALLY made side-by-side with? Obviously the higher dollar products do have a little something extra to make them more expensive, but man! Insane. Don't quote me on it-- but I believe Maybelline and Lancome are said counterparts. Whaaa?

I think this will be fun though! Because if you read this blog then you probably like make-up, I'm guessing ;), and I'd also warrant a guess that, like me, you don't have insane amounts of money to be spending on fun new products. So my reviews will (mostly) be just drugstore products from now on~ with the occasional department store finds because there truly are products you shouldn't feel guilty splurging on a little.

Whew! Ok I'll stop, haha!

Fun story for tomorrow... get excited ;)

Until next time~
Beauty Maven


  1. I am so excited you are going to be doing Drug Store products. I am so sad I'm not there to go through your bag of many additions to my makeup are through that bag. :( Can't wait to see posts this week - I am updating my makeup when I get my school money for the fall...oops. :)

  2. Hahaha!! I am so with you-- I like to change my make-up with the seasons hehe.. and I've had many thoughts lately about just throwing everything out and starting anew.. maybe even stick with one brand-ish? Like Mary Kay or something.. that won't happen but man it'd be fun! Haha!

    PS Thank you so much for always being so supportive, I appreciate it more than you know =)