makeup for the masses

drugstore, discount and/or mass-market products

  • #MakeupMonday – Short Makeup Notes July 2014

    LORAC pro eyeshadow palette 2 makeup to go makeup Monday short makeup notes July 2014

    Howdy folks. I’m currently away on business/working hence bloggage has slowed down a tad but I wanted to go back to talking makeup at least a little bit and not promote something for a change* 1 ) LORAC Pro Eyeshadow Palette 2 While I’ve not had a chance to do anything with it yet, I […]

  • #MakeupMonday – The Basics: Face Cleanser

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    As Makeup to Go has evolved, my discussion of skincare has increased. Why? You just cannot have good makeup applications on skin that has not been properly cared for. Whether for your own skin or if you’re an artist prepping a client for a makeup application, skincare should be an important part of your makeup […]

  • Flower Beauty and Cosmetics by Drew Barrymore

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    I generally like to take my time with reviews and see how products act over time and in different situations, therefore I do not necessarily review things right as they come out. When I first read about Flower Beauty and Cosmetics by Drew Barrymore in an Allure magazine cover story on Drew Barrymore, I was […]

  • #MakeupMonday – Makeup for Breakout Prone Skin


    Confession time: I have breakout-prone skin. By breakouts, I mean acne.* I have battled with it my entire life right up to this current moment. It is overall much better now but my skin can still go from fabulously perfect and radiant to woefully broken out in seemingly a moment’s notice. Whether you are suffering […]

  • #MakeupMonday – Milani Cosmetics

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    Did she say “Milani Cosmetics”? Yep, sure did. Regular readers of MTG will note that I do not largely discuss mass-market/”drugstore” cosmetics brands because I do not generally use these brands. I am not default 100% against these brands (I use and have talked about some Maybelline and NYX products, for example), but I hold […]