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My name is Kevin James Bennett, I’m a Cosmetics Junkie…
playing with products is my addiction, rehab is not an option.
This blog contains cosmetic industry news, product reviews, tutorials and uncensored makeup advice.

Tubing Mascara

Mascara Evolves – Let’s Talk About Tubing

Mascara is one of the most basic steps in any beauty makeup application.  Let’s talk about its evolution and the technology behind tubing mascara. Many makeup artists (including myself) advise, if you’re not wearing any other makeup, at least wear mascara. Problem is, a lot of standard mascaras smudge or flake, leaving nasty black circles […]

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Pantone Fashion Color - Spring2015

Pantone Fashion Color Report – Spring 2015

The Pantone Fashion Color Report for Spring 2015 is an eclectic, ethereal mix of understated brights, pale pastels and nature-like neutrals. For Spring 2015 there is a move toward the cooler and softer side of the color spectrum. Many feel compelled to be connected around the clock because we are afraid we’ll miss something important. There is […]

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Makeup Myths - Part 1

Makeup Myths

The internet and social media give us access to lots of information.  Problem is, lots of it is mis-information.  It’s time to separate fact from fiction and address some common makeup myths. How many times have I heard someone offer a makeup tip that caused me to blurt out an astonished, “WHAT!?!” – followed by an […]

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Hypoallergenic Cosmetic Myth

Cosmetic Myth – Hypoallergenic Products

It’s time to blow the whistle on another cosmetic myth – the term HYPOALLERGENIC. Want to know what it really means when a cosmetic product makes a claim of being hypoallergenic?  In a word – BULLSH*T. The term did not originate from medical or even dermatologic science.  The cosmetic industry coined the word “hypoallergenic” so it could […]

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Christian Louboutin Beauty

Christian Louboutin Beauty

French footwear guru Christian Louboutin is taking his first steps into the beauty business with a range of uber-luxurious signature nail polishes housed in strikingly tall, spiky bottles.Priced at $50 each, the well-heeled, red nail enamel, Rouge Louboutin, is scheduled to go on sale today in a U.S. concession shop on the eighth floor at the Saks Fifth Avenue […]

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MAC Lorde

Lorde Partners With MAC

The 17-year-old Kiwi singer Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor –  better known as Lorde, not only has a fistful of hit records… she’s also got a color cosmetics mini-line debuting with MAC Cosmetics on June 5. Be honest, we all knew this was inevitable…right? The visual, shot by Charles Howells, was unveiled this morning by MAC […]

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