Everyday Woman, Everyday Fierce- LaPortia Sims

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 Laportia Sims Assistant Director of Admissions  Argosy University Nashville, TN On a daily basis, I apply make-up to enhance my facial features, not cover them up. Making up your face should be viewed as an additional outfit, a person should always dress it up and never leave it bare/naked. I enjoy wearing neutral colors that matches all outfits. Since my Read More

All My Purple Life Giveaway Winner


I would like to thank everybody for participating in my  All My Purple Life Give away. We have chosen a winner!! MICHELLE GLEN YOU ARE THE WINNER!!! You have 24hrs to to email me with your address and google friend connect name at cosmeticallychallenged@gmail.com to claim your prize. If you do not claim your prize Read More

Beauty Blogger Roundup

We’ve swatched, attended, sampled, and tried all kinds of different products so that we could bring you the latest and greatest on what is out there in the beauty world. Check out what all my other Beauty Blogger Friends are blogging about! NYX creamy, dreamy Mega Shine lipglosses- Beauty Mamas   502-Bright Lights Big Color  LTHP shows Orly’s Read More

Everyday Woman, Everyday Fierce


Cosmetically Challenged is committed to bringing you  the latest news on all things beauty to Everyday people like you. We can’t all be  modelsor have our makeup professionally  done on a daily basis, but there are many of you out there who would give a made up model a run for their money. Cosmetically Challenged Read More

Maybelline Fit Me Foundation. Why It doesn’t Fit Me.

Maybelline Fit me Foundation

  Maybelline describes its Fit Me foundation as being “FLAWLESS LETS THE REAL YOU COME THROUGH BEYOND MATCHING: FRESH BREATHING NATURAL SKIN” Here we go with another cosmetic company shouting from the roof tops that they have a foundation line that will match your skin tone. Now we all know, and if you didn’t let Read More

Mineral Makeup at its Best! Fusion of Color Cosmetics


Mineral Makeup is everywhere and there is a thin line when it comes to separating the average everyday been there done that to the ones that really stand out, wow you, and command attention. Fusion of Color Cosmetics is one company who does just that. Created by Kathy Duncan of Illinois, Fusion of Color (FOC) Read More

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Liptars on Sale! Limited Time 6 for $50.00


You’ve read about Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tars, you’ve seen them swatched on several sites, you’ve heard Queenofblending rave about how awesome they are and you’ve wanted them for yourself. At $13.00 a pop you may have felt like they were a bit to pricey. Well, budgenista here’s your chance to own 6 pre packaged Read More

Nails of the Week Featuring China Glaze Metallic Crackle


I change my nail color pretty often. With all the wonderful shades available I can’t help but want to try them all. The other day I had a colleague say to me “weren’t your nails green the yesterday”. I laughed and I appreciated the fact that he noticed. With China Glaze launching their new Metallic Read More

Easy Makeup Mondays – Natural Makeup Look of the Day


It’s Monday and it’s the day we all dread getting up and going back to work, school etc. Today I was still exhausted from my long weekend of traveling around so I decided to opt for a more natural look to go with my “dreading monday” blues.

Mixologist- Making your own Lip color


Finding the right shade of lipstick can be hard, especially when you have a limited collection or tons to choose from. In order to find that perfect shade turn into a mixologist and shake, stir, blend your way to that perfect color!

Look of the Day


Yesterday I featured MAC’s new Semi Precious duo Fibre Brushes along with three of their eyeshadows. I was very eager to try out the eyeshadows and the brushes so this morning I created I a look using these items. I must say I really like the brushes, placement of the shadow on my lids was Read More

MAC Semi Precious Collection Brushes and Shadows


The MAC Cosmetics Semi Precious Collection is set to launch in stores on July 7th, 2011. While I’d seen items from the collection swatched on other blog sites I was disappointed to see that the beautiful shades were not giving the color payoff as their pressed counterparts showed. Even though that was a huge let Read More