My Top 5 Affordable Makeup Brush Brands

Makeup gets complicated at times ……and expensive. When you are first getting into it, people tell you that high-end everything is the way to go. If it doesn’t come from Sephora or MAC it’s trash. I’m here to tell you that this is a lie. I am a makeup hoarder, yes, but only because I’ve Read More


AJ Crimson Liquid Lipstick: Ruby Who?

This was an IMATS buy, and no I haven’t just been too lazy to get around to writing this review. It’s actually just been on back order for that long because of how popular it is. And it’s popular for all the right reasons. AJ Crimson happens to be one of my favorite makeup artists Read More


I’m Back Like Cooked Crack With A New Review

I know I haven’t been out here in these blogging streets for some time, but a week after Makeup and Mania’s 1 year anniversary I’m back with the jumpoff. I’ve gotten so new products to try out and you all will reap the glory of me emptying my bank account. My first new purchase that Read More


Makeup Is My Favorite Souvenir

I’m still on a high from my trip to Amsterdam. I also finally got to play in the makeup I bought. I’m still so glad that it seemed that every couple hundred feet there was another beauty store. From high end to drugstore. I only picked up a few items because I didn’t want to Read More


Don’t Let Your Braces Stop You From Rocking A Bold Lip

One of the great parts of going to #BlogHer16 is meeting all of the other amazing bloggers and gathering inspiration. This post is dedicated to a super sweet blogger I met at the Adam & Eve tasting event, Kendra. Hey girl! She runs the blog that focuses on balancing the many parts of life, Read More

Lip Suede Swatches

NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipsticks

-Hi. My name is Asa and I’m addicted to lipstick -Hi Asa! So as you can see from the above statement, I have a problem. I mean, it’s not really a problem, so much as a very strong affinity for lipsticks, lip glosses, lip stains, etc. I have a lot. I often forget which colors Read More