Beauty

DIY Christmas: Mani/Pedi Kit

DIY Christmas: Mani/Pedi Kit

I love making (and getting) handmade gifts for the holidays. Sometimes when I’m feeling crafty, I can make some pretty cool gifts. Handmade presents usually can save you some cash and they are a fun way to show how thoughtful and creative you are. Back in high school, a friend made us all “movie buckets”…

Burgundy Lips

Burgundy Lips

Whether you prefer to call it oxblood, bordeaux, burgundy or wine, this dark red color is impossible to avoid this season. It’s been seen just about everywhere, ranging from clothes to accessories- and now even to makeup. While I’ve played around with a red lip myself- usually a orange-red version or a matte red, I haven’t ventured into…

Fall Beauty Products

Fall Beauty Products

With every season comes a change in my beauty and hair routine (and in this case, new fall beauty products). In the summer, my skin usually is a few shades darker (with some freckles) from the sun which lets me go foundation-free, my hair is a frizzy mess from the humidity, and it’s socially acceptable…

Fall Nail Polish Colors to Try

Fall Nail Polish Colors to Try

Here’s a confession: I never used to wear nail polish. While my toes were always painted some sort of color, I never was into painting my fingernails. I blame this on my tiny hands/fingers and lack of ability to grow my nails. During college, that all changed. I started wearing polish during my junior year…

Thoughts on Plastic Surgery

Thoughts on Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery has always fascinated me. While I don’t enjoy watching the actual procedures happen (if you’ve ever watched someone’s nose get broken during rhinoplasty, you’d agree with me), I think the stories behind them are so interesting. I’ve watched my fair share of True Life, Extreme Makeover, and Real Housewives, so I think I…

Benefit High Beam Review

Benefit High Beam Review

A few months ago I received a $25 gift card to Sephora from the lovely Kristin of Dressed and Fed. After much debate over which product to purchase, I settled on a much talked-about beauty product I had been dying to try — Benefit High Beam. High Beam is a highlighter for your skin, or…