Natural & Mineral Makeup I want to try…

Mineral Powders

The other day I shared with you a link to the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics because as we know there are many toxic ingredients that are hormone disruptors, carcinogens and endocrine disruptors that can be found in personal care products and cosmetics. While these toxins may not have an immediate effect on our overall health, … Continue reading

Do you know what’s in your makeup?

{image source} With so much information coming at you from every direction, it’s sometimes hard to know what to believe. There’s always new information being discovered and that information is readily available via the internet. There is a big push to “go green” in your home, at work, and now with your beauty and skin … Continue reading

2011 Awards

As a consumer, I know how important peer reviews are. When I’m on the fence about purchasing a new product, I often find myself looking to my favorite beauty forums, blogs and youtube channels to see what others are saying. While I know that every persons experience with a product will differ, I like to … Continue reading

MAC teams up with Disney for "Venomous Villans’

Who’s excited about the MAC & Disney Venomous Villains collabo that’s due out in stores September 30th? The limited edition collection will include cosmetics inspired by Cruella De Vil from 101 Dalmatians, the Evil Queen from Snow White, Maleficient from Sleeping Beauty and Dr. Facilier from The Princess and the Frog and the pieces in … Continue reading

Event: [BeautyStatements] by AJ Crimson Presents The Affordable Beauty Series

{via everythingYNTK and AJ Crimson} [Beauty Statements] by AJ Crimson “AFFORDABLE BEAUTY” “You don’t have to break the bank to look good and feel great!” –  AJ Crimson Beauty Expert and Celebrity Makeup Artist to Celebrities including: ESTELLE, BRANDY, LETOYA LUCKETT, ADRIENNE BAILON, AMERIE, REGINA KING Shares Makeup Application techniques and reworks your makeup bag … Continue reading

TODAY 5/20: Pop/Pixi Cosmetics Warehouse Sale

GlamGyrls… Today is the day for the Pixi and Pop Beauty Summer Warehouse Sale. It started at 8 am but it runs until 8 pm tonight. SO those of you who work can still make it after you get off work. Considering all items will be $1-$5, if you are in the Los Angeles area … Continue reading

Online Shopping Event: Five for $5 Event – May 19th

Hey all, look what just popped into my inbox…..

Pop/Pixi Cosmetics Warehouse Sale… May 20th

Hey UrbanGlamGyrls who love make-up! Save the date because Pixi and Pop Beauty will be holding a Summer Warehouse Sale on Thursday, May 20th from 8am-8pm. All items will be priced from $1 – $5. The sale happens at their corporate offices in Los Angeles, CA. Maybe I will see some of you there…

Skincare: evanhealy Green Tea Clay Mask

Last week I stopped in Whole Foods Market to pick up a few items and of course me being me, I had to check out the the skincare section to see what was new and interesting. While browsing, these products by evanhealy caught my eye for some reason. I’ve never used any of the products … Continue reading

My Skincare Routine: Oil Cleansing Method

I recently switched up my skincare routine and I now use the Oil Cleansing Method (see here & here). I have very oily, acne prone skin so I use about 70% castor oil and 30% grapeseed oil. I also add in a few drops of tea tree oil for the times I have visible breakouts … Continue reading