One Trick Pony

Or the reality of burnout in a super-saturated industry. I stopped keeping up with the latest-and-greatest releases in makeup. Even skincare. I'm tired and I just don't care anymore. Edit # 2: After some tinkering, here is the GIF that should have been here in the first place: One (if not THE NUMBER ONE) unspoken …

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BAFT: Long-Wear Makeup

One interesting trait that I've noticed as of late is the industrial standard claim of "long-wearing" or "long-wear" makeup. As in, the makeup lasts so long, I don't need to bring my makeup kit for touch ups. It sounds convenient at first - I wouldn't have to worry about checking myself with my compact mirror …

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Arm Swatches: Good for Pigmentation.

That's it. That's all they're good for. They're not an accurate representation of what the product is going to look like on its designated body part. So when people do those arm swatches of lip products? Yeah, they look nice and swanky, but you won't really know if they'll end up in every crack or …

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TRE / BAFT: FLOWER Beauty and Insta Makeup

What's up, beautiful blossoms?! I did say I was going to attempt writing an entry today as scheduled and I'm here. And yes, BAFT is making a one-time comeback today, thanks to YouTube MUA Jordan Liberty's video on Instagram makeup on the second half of today's entry. But first, time to get my raised eyebrow …

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BAFT / Announcement: Look Like Me!

Welcome back, Beautiful Blossoms, to another week of BAFT! If you're new here, glad to have you visiting the site! This week is both a BAFT and an Announcement (at the end of the entry): I was struggling to figure out what to discuss this week because nothing thought-provoking really happened. And I didn't want …

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