Beauty

Spring Blush for Winter

Spring Blush for Winter

While I certainly can’t make winter go away any faster, an easy way to fake that spring feeling is with makeup. For me, adding some color to my cheeks makes me look a little more alive, healthy and spring-y. Whether you prefer a peachy-coral, bright pink or a mauve, natural flush, there is a perfect…

January Beauty Favorites

January Beauty Favorites

Is it just me, or did January fly by? I had some fun using a VISA gift card for some post-Christmas gifts to myself, many of which are documented below. Let me know- what were your favorite hair and beauty products of January? Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque Confession: I only recently started using fast…

Lip Scrubs & Exfoliators

Lip Scrubs & Exfoliators

Open up any national women’s magazine right now and you’re likely to see an article on how to prevent or treat chapped lips. Clearly it’s a common problem if they’re all writing about it, right? Slathering on various lip balms can only do so much- you really need to get down to the surface to…

Winter White Makeup

Winter White Makeup

Winter white doesn’t just apply to your clothes and accessories- you can wear it on your face as well. White shimmery eyeshadow or a wide strip of white eyeliner really makes your eyes pop- no matter what color they are. While white lips might be a bit… odd, why not try a white nail polish?…

Copycat: Messy Braid & Orange-Red Lips

Copycat: Messy Braid & Orange-Red Lips

  Josie Maran Bohemian Waves Argan Hair Mist Texture Volume & Moisture  /  bareMinerals Matte Foundation  /  L’Oreal Paris Colour Caresse Lipstick in “Fiery Veil”  /  NARS Lipliner Pencil in “Amazon”  /  Benefit Cosmetics They’re Real! Mascara Since I haven’t cut my long hair in a few months, I’ve found myself turning to simple braids…

Makeup For Pale Skin

Makeup For Pale Skin

If you’re anything like me, November is officially the “pale season”. Your summer tan has faded and now you’re realizing that all of your old foundation shades are far too dark. In addition to having to pick up a lighter foundation shade, you’ll also want to adjust the rest of your makeup to compliment your…

November Beauty Favorites

November Beauty Favorites

I know it’s only been November for a few days now, but with the change in seasons comes a change in my beauty and hair products. Whether it’s a free sample from a recent Sephora order or a product I tried and loved, here are six of my favorite beauty products of October and November….

Green Nail Polish for Fall

Green Nail Polish for Fall

Every season a few standard things change — the weather, your wardrobe, and your nail polish, of course! Since I’m pretty pale (why is it that summer tans fade so quickly?), wearing bright neon pinks and oranges just don’t look good on my skin tone. For fall, it’s all about darker and richer shades, like…