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L'Oreal Lash Paradise Mascara picture
Beauty Products & Reviews

Best mascara ever! L’Oreal Lash Paradise

L'Oreal added a new product to their line, and it's the best mascara I have ever tried.  And believe me, I've tried dozens - from $4 to $30 a tube, waterproof and washable, I could never find my "holy grail" mascara.  Until now, my go-to products have been Jordana's Best Lash Extreme Volumizing Mascara and Maybelline Volum' Express, "The Rocket".  I alternated back and forth between these two products, primarily because *they stay on!*  With…
Jordana Twist & Shine Balm Stains
Beauty Products & Reviews

Best drug store makeup products: Jordana Cosmetics

I love high-end cosmetics.  Brands like Benefit, Too Faced, and Urban Decay make me swoon! But, there are some smokin' deals to be had at the drug store, and today I wanted to shine a light on one brand in particular: Jordana. Never heard of Jordana? I'm not surprised.  I hadn't either, until a YouTube beauty blogger mentioned it in one of her videos and I went racing over to Walgreen's to see what the fuss was…