Rosebud or Thorn: Berrisom Lip Tint in Sexy Red


I love a good beauty fad. Let me peel it off, have it turn colors, or last a magical amount of time. Even if it’s not a grade A product, beauty products that have a little something extra are so appealing to me. I’ve seen Korean Beauty really blowing up in the past year or so, and Berrisom has been one of the most talked about brands thanks to their Lip Tints. In shades ranging from Sexy Red to Candy Orange, the hyper pigmented tints are intended to provide a stain that should last all day long. I put the Berrisom Lip Tint to the test to find out whether it’s a true rosebud or thorn.  Continue reading

The Lust List, Volume 2.0


It seems like more and more frequently beauty companies are coming out with hot new releases. Masks, mascaras, lipsticks, oh my! There’s rarely a time where I can go to Sephora or Ulta and NOT see something I. Just. Need.

I could make a weekly post about products that I want to have in my arsenal, but my wallet just wouldn’t allow that to happen. Nevertheless, come see what I’ve put in this verison of The Lust List!

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We’ll be back soon!

All good things start with a makeover… And it’s about time Fair and Fancy Free got one! Check back the week of April 18th for new content and a new design! In the meantime connect with Fair and Fancy Free on social media!

The Lust List: Verison 2.0 (February 2015) AND A GIVEAWAY

Have you ever come across a product in a blog, in a review, or simply walking through your favorite store that made you sigh and lust after a product? The Lust List is my version of that feeling, except I’m not lusting after one thing; I’m lusting after five products that I just have to get my hands on. Sometimes The Lust List consists of items I’m planning on getting, and others I’ve wanted so badly that I already have them sitting in my make up room and this provides a way to give a miniature review on each product. Whatever the case may be, The Lust List is my way of expression what I’ve been dying to get my hands and why.

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12 Days of Lipmas: (Day 4) Too Faced Melted Lipsticks

Although we’re only five days away from Christmas, Lipmas is still alive and kickin’ at day number four! Too Faced Melted Lipsticks aren’t necessarily a new phenomenon – although there will be new shades coming out in the new year – but it is a rather new phenomenon to me. I already have one of the Melted lipsticks (Melted Fuchsia) but can’t seem to find an everyday way to wear the bright color. It’s one of those lipsticks I love but can’t love wearing to work everyday, so it often ends up Thanks to the 20% off coupon at Ulta, I was able to snag Melted Fig in hopes of making it a more every day color. Read on to see what the verdict is about this liquid lipstick!

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Rose Bud or Thorn: Benefit’s They’re Real Push-Up Liner

If you’ve been part of the make up community in the past several months, then you know Benefit’s They’re Real! Push-up Liner has been the talk of the town. Social media has been on fire and blogs have been anxiously anticipating the cousin of Benefit’s They’re Real! mascara.

Thanks to Birchbox, I was able to get my hands on the Push-up Liner and I have a lot to say about the gel-based eyeliner that is looking to revolutionize the way we make out cat eyes.

If you’re interested in knowing whether Benefit’s new liner is a rose bud or thorn, read on!

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Box Battles: Birchbox v. Ipsy (April 2014)

Image Birchbox and ipsy are two of the biggest beauty subscription boxes out there right now. For a monthly fee of $10 dollars (free shipping), you get anywhere from 4-5 beauty (and lifestyle) samples. How do they know what to send you? Both Birchbox and ipsy require you to fill out a beauty profile prior to receiving your first box. From skintone to style, these quizzes allow the stylists to curate your perfect box. If you decide your taste has changed, you’re always free to change your profile for different results! Both Birchbox and ipsy have loyalty programs; Birchbox has a points system where you receive 10 points for every item reviewed. When you receive 100 points, you have $10 to spend in the Birchbox Shop on fullsize, high-end items. Similarly, ipsy has ipsyPoints that you receive for reviewing items from your monthly ipsy bag and for sharing your bag on social media. After you’ve accumulated 1000 ipsy points, you can cash them in for a prize available.

With two very similar boxes and programs, you might be wondering how Birchbox and ipsy compare. I’ve received both April boxes, so let’s find out!

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