Archive | February, 2011

My E.L.F. Coffee Break Purchase

27 Feb

My E.L.F. Coffee Break Purchase

I will be the first to admit that I am a total impulse shopper. If a good deal is brought to my attention, I get weak lol. This ELF purchase was completely random, but I am so so so happy with it. ELF had sent me an email advertising a “coffee break” sale that was only 3-hours long. Their gigantic 94-Piece Beauty Collection, which normally sells for $64, was on sale for only $30!

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Review and Swatches: Stila Breathtaking Beauty Palette

16 Feb

Review and Swatches: Stila Breathtaking Beauty Palette

Today I’m going to delve into my first ever Stila palette, oh how exciting :D I’ve been obsessed with Stila’s lip glaze collection for a few years now, but have never tried anything else from the brand. They sent me a 20% off coupon code for following them on twitter, so I perused their website for something to catch my eye.

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My BeautyTicket.com Haul – Smashbox and Too Faced

11 Feb

My BeautyTicket.com Haul – Smashbox and Too Faced

If you read my beauty deal post a few days ago, then you already know about the fab deals over at BeautyTicket. I went ahead and treated myself to 3 items (I figure Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.. and lord knows my boyfriend will probably get my gift from the bargain dvd bin at Walmart LOL).

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Review & Swatches: Too Faced Romantic Eye Palette

10 Feb

Review & Swatches: Too Faced Romantic Eye Palette

I must admit, Too Faced is one of my favorite cosmetic lines. My reason for that varies between the adorable packaging and high quality products. And the Too Faced Romantic Eye Palette is no exception! The shadows apply smoothly and the colors truley are soft and romantic (with a splash of signature Too Faced pizzazz).

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Beauty Deal Alert!

5 Feb

I recently discovered a great little beauty gem tucked away in the corner of the interwebs. That gem is called Beautyticket.com – discounted designer makeup galore! They have Smashbox, YSL, Too Faced, Mac… great brands.

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Makeup Storage Ideas

3 Feb

Makeup Storage Ideas

I need to figure out a better storage solution for all of my makeup. I bought this enormous train case about 2 years ago, thinking it would be the answer to all my clutter problems. It worked for a little while but now my makeup is busting at the seams again!

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Urban Decay Shadow Giveaway!

2 Feb

Urban Decay Shadow Giveaway!

**UPDATE: Contest ended 2-28-11. Congrats to Nikki (ewwitsnikki) and Vittoria (DolphinV27)!**

I am VERY excited to announce The Girly Enthusiast’s first beauty blog giveaway! This little blog has been a long-awaited project of mine and I couldn’t be happier to share it with you all. The only way I can properly express my esteemed gratitude is to give you stuff, duh :)

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New Beauty Test Tube No. 1

1 Feb

New Beauty Test Tube No. 1

I’ve been waiting so very patiently for my super packed Beauty Tube from QVC to arrive. And the day has FINALLY COME! Weee! I definitely think it was worth the $26 and change. It came with a full size Mally Mascara and Kiehl’s Eye Cream for cryin’ out loud. The best part is.. New Beauty ships these out every 3 months! Enjoy the photos :)

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