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Summer-extending scents, pumpkin-spice-inspired eyes, a lactic-acid showdown and more from the Lipstick League this week.
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best budget fast-dry top coat_Revlon Quick Dry Top Coat

Help a Blogger Out: Sheila from Painted Ladies says “I need a great fast drying top coat that’s budget friendly – help my nails out!”

Obviously I turned to our Manigeek for this recommendation, and got the answer I expected: Revlon Quick Dry Top Coat ($6.97 CAD at and $6.49 USD at

Karen's loved this polish topper for a long, long time. "It's not everyone's fave, but it is mine," she says. "I go through three or four a year, easy." Find more Manigeek top-coat suggestions here.

Beautygeeks has Manigeek’s swatches and review of the Essie Fall 2018 nail polish collection. Note: it’s not the same ol’ Essie brush North Americans are used to….

Blushing Noir opened up the prettiest palette in The Vault and reviewed every single shade to give you an honest evaluation of how the Morphe x Jaclyn Hill Dark Magic Eyeshadow Palette performs without the smoke and mirrors.

EauMG Not ready for summer to end? No problem! Make it last with any of the scents Victoria's included in her Watermelon Perfume Guide.

My Beauty Bunny learned that aloe vera is not just for sunburns! Did you know it’s an incredible ingredient for acne and anti-aging? Jen reviewed a cruelty free brand called Lexli that you’re going to love.

Painted Ladies  It’s pumpkin spice and everything nice in this Fall-inspired burnt orange and gold eyeshadow tutorial featuring Juvia’s Place and Sydney Grace Co. eyeshadows.

Prime Beauty  Have you heard of dry brushing? Not only does it help with dry skin, but it has many health benefits when you use the Prana Ionic Brush!

Slashed Beauty  The new Covergirl Melting Pout Liquid Lipsticks at the drugstore are long-lasting and pigmented– see swatches of the entire line, and find out which shades are must-haves vs. must-skips!

we heart this  It’s a lactic-acid showdown: Sunday Riley Good Genes vs. The Ordinary Lactic Acid 10% + HA. Who will win? Click HERE and see!

(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)


Beautygeeks is Currently Craving Sunday Riley Good Genes All-in-One Lactic Acid because, after years of glycolic acid to keep her skin clear, she’s finally discovered (and become obsessed with) lactic’s smoothing and hydrating properties.

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Now you: what's your favourite drugstore fast-dry nail-polish top coat?

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