Miranda Mendoza

Miranda has been a makeup enthusiast since age 12. Once she hit college, she needed a way to fuel her passion without breaking the bank, since she was splitting tuition with her mom. Slashed Beauty was an effort to not only challenge herself to save money on beauty, but also share tips and tutorials with other makeup lovers who want to stay on a budget.

Why You Should Donate Feminine Care

You may donate food, you may donate clothes, but please consider donating feminine care items to deserving organizations. Find out the impact my donation of 40,000 in partnership with Tampax has on homeless high school students in the Las Vegas area.

The Only Purse You Need: Dagne Dover Midi Tote

My favorite purse, the Dagne Dover Midi Tote, is the only bag I use for everything. Find out why you should splurge on this versatile work/weekend hybrid.

e.l.f. Beauty Shield Skin Care Collection Review

Discover the latest and greatest from our favorite budget brand-- the e.l.f. Beauty Shield Skin Care Collection. Take a look at the full (almost) collection and which products I love.

What’s Inside the City Color Cosmetics Slashed Beauty Bundle

Check out my collab with City Color Cosmetics! The Slashed Beauty Bundle is available for a limited time, with 5 of my favorite products inside for only $30.

NEW Real Techniques Miracle Sponge Collection

The Real Techniques Miracle Sponge Collection has gone full force! Check out the newly expanded collection with these eight new versions.

Make Up For Ever Artist Liquid Matte Lipsticks Review

Crazy about liquid lipsticks? The Make Up For Ever Artist Liquid Matte Lipsticks are the splurge you need to make. See why they're better than the rest.

Fashion Basics: 10 Wardrobe Staples You Shouldn’t Live Without

These wardrobe staples are what make a closet great. Find out the 10 fashion basics you shouldn't live without.

What to Wear on Your Period During Summer

Don't let your period cramp your style. Check out this outfit inspo for what to wear on your period during summer.

15 Minute Summer Makeup for Beginners Under $20

See how to recreate this fool-proof 15 minute summer makeup look by adding just $20 worth of Jordana Cosmetics products to your collection. Perfect for beginners who want to play with bold color!

Drugstore Must-Haves: Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Palettes

My latest obsession at the drugstore: the Physicians Formula Bronze Booster palettes. These highlight & contour palettes are must-haves... see why!

Dermacol Makeup Cover Foundation Review

Is it worth the hype? I'm testing the most full coverage foundation ever: Dermacol Makeup Cover Foundation.

My Dream Lake Wedding Venue: The Pines Resort

See where I'll be getting married this fall! The Pines Resort in Bass Lake, CA is my dream lake wedding venue. Take a tour with me.

8 Nightstand Beauty Essentials: Products I Keep Bedside

My regimen doesn't end with my nighttime routine-- find out what my nightstand beauty essentials are. I keep these must-haves bedside to use throughout the night.

5 Tasks to Help You Out of a Wedding Planning Lull

Have you found yourself at a loss for your next step in wedding planning? Here are five easy tasks to get you out of a wedding planning lull.