swatches

Sephora Jumbo Eyeliner (Green, #10)

Guess what doubles as both eyeliner and eyeshadow, is super pigmented, and (best yet) ranks at only a 2 on Skindeep‘s toxicity scale? That’s right: Sephora Jumbo 12H Wear Waterproof eyeliner.

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Pen Eyeliner: Lorac Front of the Line Pro vs. Physician’s Formula Eye Booster

I’m not particularly fond of most liquid eyeliners, but pen liners make application oh-so-simple and quick, with an excellent color payoff to boot. In high school, I only wore Physician’s Formula pen liner. In college, I only wore Lorac pen liner. Now that I have become more bothered by the ingredients in my favorite cosmetics, these ancient formulas need to be pitched from my stash once and for all. So, which is the better bet to repurchase? (more…)

Physician’s Formula Shimmer Strips Shadow and Liner in “Nude Eyes”

I was ready to spring for Urban Decay’s renowned Naked palette, I really was; I’m a sucker for anything shimmery. I don’t normally spend exorbitant sums of money on makeup, but $52 for a variety of gorgeous shades seemed less outrageous around the holidays… at least until I read the ingredient list and noticed that about half the shadows included parabens (hormone disruptors). Yuck. (more…)

Going Green at Sephora

After my recent product purge, I’ve become obsessed with finding healthier cosmetic options for those of us who want quality products with quality ingredients. (more…)