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…the Boston Belle’s take on Maybelline’s The Falsies as well as Maybelline’s The Colossal Volum’ Express. Also: Maybelline’s SuperStay Makeup 24Hr Micro-Flex Formula and A Make Up For Ever foundation roundup which will seriously question all the hype for HD Invisible Cover Foundation while lauding Mat Velvet + Matifying Foundation. Also: drugstore concealer (Maybelline’s Dream … Continue reading

Body Products / Deodorant / The Boston Belle

Don’t Sweat It: Part Deux

By the Boston Belle So we’ve reviewed before our favorite deod sans anti-perspirant: Lavanila (read all about the anti-perspirant/deodorant debate here as well as our review of Lavanila!). But after churning through their tiny 1.8 oz. sticks like they were going out of style, this belle wanted something equally natural and effective, but without the … Continue reading

Cosmetics Reviews / Eyes / Mascara / The Southern Belle

The Fabulous Falsies

By the Southern Belle “I saw some eye stuff called The Falsies. What is that? An eyeliner? A mascara?” The questions were poised by my co-worker Jemal, a consummate sports writer who, like most men, didn’t find it necessary to commit to memory the nuanced differences between mascara, eyeliner, eye shadow and other cosmetics that … Continue reading

Cosmetics Reviews / Face / Packaging / The Boston Belle

Makeup’s Magic Bullet: L’Oreal’s Studio Secrets Professional Magic Perfecting Base

By The Boston Belle I can’t wax on enough about the glories of primer. It’s like having a horrible visible granny panty line in your bandage dress: you’re wearing the dress, but it would look that much more fabulous if you sported some Spanx instead. In a similar fashion, you can slap on makeup and … Continue reading

Body Products / Bronzer / Skincare Reviews / The Southern Belle

Sublimely Bronze: L’Oreal Sublime Bronzers

By the Southern Belle In the fall and winter, I have what one might describe as porcelain skin. In the spring and summer months, crueler high school classmates had other terms for it – “powder” and “invisible skin” are standouts. I don’t really tan. I burn. Sure, by the end of a summer I might … Continue reading