The Beauty Anecdote

The Do’s and Don’ts of Instagram and Youtube Trends


I personally love how much Youtube and Instagram have helped propel the beauty industry. I remember when I first got into makeup–I contoured with thick lines down my cheeks (#yolo); lathered up the concealer without blending it out (#goals); and gold glitter smacked on my lids was my go-to “night” makeup look (tutorial, anyone?). Yeah, […] Read more…

Was it Worth All That Hype? A Review on the Too-Faced Sweet Peach Palette

Sweet Peach Palette - The Beauty Anecdote

I didn’t think I was going to get one. This palette was selling out in seconds on Sephora and Ulta. Not too shortly after the initial release, Ulta and Sephora announced they were pulling it from their online inventory, altogether (Ulta has since released small batches in episodic moments). The in-store releases were a huge […] Read more…

Worth the Hype? Kylie Lip Kits Full In-Depth Review, Swatches (On Dark Skin), Exact Dupes and Comparison Swatches

Kylie Lip Kits Review - The Beauty Anecdote

Okay, so I gave into the hype. Yet again. I love liquid lipsticks. In fact, for the past three months, that’s all I’ve worn. So although I was conflicted with whether I should purchase the Lip Kits or not, I knew that someday or another, I’d pick up a few colours either way. I purchased four […] Read more…

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