ThisThatBeauty Video Tutorial: New Year’s Eve Jewel Toned Smoky Eye

ThisThatBeauty Smoky Eye Video Tutorial

Nothing says party time like a great smokey eye. Check out this video on jewel toned smokey eyes, perfect for New Year’s Eve….and beyond. You’re welcome and Happy New Year! Products Used: Stila Stay All Day Foundation in Bare 1 Miracle Skin Tranformer Concealer Laura Mercier Translucent Powder MAC Brow Duo in Brunette (from Stylish [...]

Lash (R)Evolution: Hourglass Film Noir Lash Lacquer


I can’t decide. Is Hourglass Flim Noir Lash Lacquer revolutionary or evolutionary?   Revolutionary: because it represents a development within the lash category that does not currently exist. Evolutionary: because it’s radically new and showcases a dramatic change outside of what’s presently offered. The groundbreaking lash product is unlike anything I have ever seen in [...]

Beauty At Your Fingertips

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Do you think you need professional makeup brushes to create beautiful eyes? Well think again. In this video, I demo how you can great beautiful sultry eyes with your fingers. Yep, no brushes required!

VIDEO REVIEW: Stila Holiday Smudge Pot Collection


I have fallen hard for Stila’s Holiday Smudge Pot Collection. The 5-piece set is a $95 value but Recessionista priced at 32 buckeroos. I’m so giddy over this collection that I had to do a video review. Check it out! PRODUCT DETAILS (via Sephora) What it is: A quartet of shimmering mini Smudge Pots and [...]

Simple Smokey Eye Alert: Stila Smudge Pot – Little Black Dress


The initials LBD have taken on a whole new meaning for moi. Stila Smudge Pot in Little Black Dress is my current simple smokey eye crush du jour! This adorable little pot of black and purple sparkly lovin’ makes the world go ’round. I don’t know about you but I love effortless looks that make [...]