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Miranda

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I'm dedicated to inspiring you to discover and get creative with budget beauty, and live a fabulous lifestyle without breaking the bank.

REVIEW: Wet n Wild ColorIcon 5-Pan Eyeshadow Palette in Tunnel Vision

Wet n Wild has upped their game this year with the release of new 5-pan eyeshadow palettes. These are the all-grown-up versions of the...

What the Ban on Microbeads Means for Your Favorite Scrubs

I really love a good face scrub. Whether it's after a long day or a great workout, a good exfoliating cleanse just feels so...

6 Easy Beauty Hacks Every Girl Should Know

Have you discovered life hacks? They’re unexpectedly genius solutions to life problems that make things so much easier. Being beauty obsessed, I’ve discovered some...

Lotion with a Purpose: Lush Charity Pot Review

Over the past few months I’ve been trying out many Lush brand favorites for the first time, thanks to my friend Christine who bought...
REVIEW: The Wet Brush

REVIEW: The Wet Brush

There’s no doubt you've heard of the hair care revolution that is the Wet Brush. But let’s back up a second; let me set...

5 Things to Consider Before Getting a Tattoo

Have you ever considered getting a tattoo? Over the years, tattoos have become more commonplace, and aren't just reserved for an alternative lifestyle. In...

REVIEW: Taya Beauty Buriti Nut Intensive Repair Collection

I think it’s about time I bring you another article for the SPLURGE section! Raise your hand if you’ve got dry, damaged hair. I...

The Real You is Sexy: aerie Stops Retouching Lingerie Models

aerie, the lingerie division of American Eagle, is taking a step in the right direction towards slashing the idealized definition of beauty. The brand, whose...

5 Ways to Change Your Hair Without Cutting It

If you’ve ever been traumatized by a less-than-qualified hairdresser, the thought of going to the salon might give you a bit of anxiety, as...

New at the Drugstore: Twistable Lip Pencil Review Round Up

The Twistable Lip Pencil craze is in full swing, everybody! I wanted to do a roundup post of the ones I have tried so...

7 Secrets to Saving Money on Makeup

If you don’t already know that I love saving money on makeup, then you have probably never visited this blog before now. In which...

Is Your Makeup Expired?

Did you know that makeup expires, just like food? Over a period of time, our makeup accumulates germs and bacteria from our hands, brushes,...

The 7 Reasons You’re Breaking Out You Never Thought Of

We all know the rotation of common reasons for acne: hormones, not washing your face, stress… but sometimes those mystery breakouts happen and we’re...

Navigating the New CoverGirl truBLEND Shade Matching System

Foundation is one of the hardest things for me to buy in the drugstore. That’s why when I find one that works, I pretty...