3 Things: Cinco de Mayo

3 Things: Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is next week, or as I like to call it "A good reason to drink too many margaritas and double fist burritos." It's really to celebrate the Mexican army's victory over French forces in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862 (Thanks, Wikipedia!). It's also one of my bff's birthdays, so I like to call it…
Dove Regenerative Nourishment collection review

Dove Regenerative Nourishment collection review

Hi, my name is Melissa and I am a heat abuser. My hair is naturally very wavy. With the right products, it can be borderline curly. I’ve tried to embrace what my follicles instinctively want to do, but I always feel my best when my hair is blown out as straight as possible. This takes a lot of time, and…
QVC Beauty with Benefits 2016 event: Thursday, April 28

QVC Beauty with Benefits 2016 event: Thursday, April 28

Hello beautiful do-gooders! I wanted to give you a heads up on a great "shopping for a cause" promotion happening this Thursday, April 28th from 7-9pm EST on QVC.... The QVC Beauty with Benefits 2016 event will allow you to score products from prestige brands while donating to charity. 80 percent of the purchase price of the donated beauty products…
#PurpleForPrince

#PurpleForPrince

That and more in The Lipstick League, week of 4.18.16 Question of the Week: In honor of Prince, share with us your all-time favorite purple makeup product (and your all-time favorite Prince song). Answer: The world lost a legend last week. And after the death of David Bowie only months ago, I feel like someone is lifting the needle up…
3 Things: April Showers Bring May Flowers

3 Things: April Showers Bring May Flowers

I'm pretty sure it's never going to stop raining. It's great for the greenery outside (Look, it even makes Stef's desert yard green!) but it is killing my morale. A little sunshine would be nice, is what I'm saying. I keep telling myself that stupid rhyme "April Showers Bring May Flowers", but I'm starting to lose hope, people. At the…
La Roche-Posay Rosaliac collection review

La Roche-Posay Rosaliac collection review

We heart this hearts all things French. From macaroons, to French country decor, to Louboutin; the French just have a way of doing things, how do you say…fabulously. But perhaps what we love most of all is their skincare. Give us a bottle or jar of a French potion, and you’ll hear so much swooning you’d swear Pio Marmaï was…
Essie Spring 2016 swatches and review

Essie Spring 2016 swatches and review

For Spring 2016, Essie heads to Florida. This collection pays homage to the fashion and fabulosity of Palm Beach, so grab your biggest sun hat and meet me at the convertible for a mani road trip! As the weather warms up I want sunny, optimistic nail colors, but I also crave pastels. The shades here satisfy those cravings; the majority…
Get $10 off the FabFitFun Spring 2016 box

Get $10 off the FabFitFun Spring 2016 box

I was born on the first day of spring, and the season always makes me feel hopeful and excited-- this spring especially, because I got to experience the FabFitFun Spring 2016 box. This is my very first FabFitFun box, and oh boy, what a fab introduction! Before we go any further, if you want this box (and you will), use…
What I’m reaching for most: Natasha Denona blush duo in 08 Peach

What I’m reaching for most: Natasha Denona blush duo in 08 Peach

That and more in The Lipstick League, week of 4.11.16 Question of the Week: Name the beauty item that you are currently reaching for most. Answer: I came home with some really amazing things from The Makeup Show Los Angeles 2016 (as you can see in my haul photo above.) But the Natasha Denona blush duo in 08 Peach ($38)…