Welcome, Beautiful!

Looking at your makeup today and saying “NAILED IT”? Join me & the rest of the A Thing of Beauty tribe while I put products to the test, complain about how difficult winged eyeliner is, and share my love of red lipsticks. It’s time to blush off the haters and embrace beauty that makes us feel beautiful – inside and out!

  • Going Natural~Aubrey Organics

    October 26, 2011 Kelly Baum

    Are you looking for a vegan and natural outlet for beauty? Aubrey Organics is a lesser known company that specializes in, well, natural products. Their site is positively massive! They offer such a wide selection of products-from face powder to deodorant to hair products-all of which, are natural. They also have some really fantastic deals going on right now so be sure to check it out! I’ve been eyeing their raspberry lipbalm-I’m already a sucker for lipbalms and raspberry is…

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  • CoverGirl Cheekers Blush~Natural Rose

    October 26, 2011 Kelly Baum

    CoverGirl Cheekers Blush in 148, Natural Rose 3 grams-Made in USA-$4.79 I’ll be honest, this was a disappointment. This looks beautiful in the pan, but unfortunately doesn’t show up on the face. The texture of this shade is a combination of creamy and powdery. I say it’s creamy because you really have to work to get the product onto your brush or finger. It’s unfortunate. As you might be able to tell, the swatch barely shows up. And I tried…

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  • Brush Sets for Beginners

    October 23, 2011 Kelly Baum

    One of the most common questions I see is people asking about what brush sets would be good for beginners, those shopping on a budget, or those who just want to build up a good collection. Yes, MAC and Sigma are good brands for brushes, but they can be expensive and maybe not as accessible as others. Forever21 has an entire makeup line, and offers a fantastic array of brushes, some of which I’ve picked out the best, all for…

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  • Nail Polish Collection & Storage 2011

    October 22, 2011 Kelly Baum

    I store my nail polishes in four containers-the white ones are from Walmart and the clear ones are from the kitchen silverware department at Target. As you can probably tell, I’m out of room in my containers, so therefore, I’m on a no-buy for nail polish-unless I can get it for free, of course! So I decided to name every color I own and give a picture, because my collection is small enough to do that 🙂 xoxo Sinful Colors…

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  • Revlon Nail Enamel~Silver Screen, Review & Swatches

    October 21, 2011 Kelly Baum

    Revlon Nail Enamel in 918, Silver Screen 0.5 fl. ounces-Made in USA of USA and foreign parts-$4.79 First off, I’ve never tried a Revlon nail polish before and the only reason I did is that Revlon is 40% off at Rite this week, and I had a coupon! I’ve heard some really good things about this brand for its polishes, so you could definitely say that I was excited! The color of this is absolutely gorgeous. It’s the perfect fall…

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