3 Things: Memorial Day Weekend

3 Things: Memorial Day Weekend

Remember the Mad Men picnic when they shook all the trash off the blanket and left it on the ground? Originally created as a holiday to remember the men and women who died serving in the armed forces, Memorial Day has also become a time for people to get together and celebrate life and to celebrate the start of summer…
Milani Stay Put Waterproof Eyeliner Pencil swatches and review

Milani Stay Put Waterproof Eyeliner Pencil swatches and review

I’m a movie buff, which makes things easy for my loved ones when my birthday rolls around on the first day of spring. This year, I got a Netflix renewal, a movie theater gift card, and a Redbox gift card, too. You know what that means… time for a movie marathon! The past few weeks have been a binge of…
Chanel Blush Duo Tweed Effect swatches and review

Chanel Blush Duo Tweed Effect swatches and review

When spring rolled around this year, I fought the good fight and tried to resist buying any new makeup. But then I saw the Chanel Blush Duo in Tweed Effect and I was done. Total goner. These blush palettes weave blush with just the right amount of silver or gold pearly highlighter. The end result is ethereal and vibrant and…
What’s Your Current Beauty Phase?

What’s Your Current Beauty Phase?

That and more in The Lipstick League, week of 5.16.17 Question of the Week: We all go through phases when it comes to beauty products, so tell us what you’re current beauty phase? Makeup? Skincare? Fragrance? Haircare? Or…? Answer: My lipstick phase doesn't seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. The pleasure to price ratio is always in your favor!…
Bubbles make everything better: e.l.f. Hydrating Bubble Mask review

Bubbles make everything better: e.l.f. Hydrating Bubble Mask review

Plus a look at the Pore Refining Brush and Mask Tool... Lately I’ve been masking like whoa. It’s such a great way to treat and pamper the skin and sneak in a little relaxation at the same time. From snail mucus to seaweed, I’ve basically been spring cleaning my face several times a week. My only rule is: no boring,…
A Disco Ball Explosion: Smith & Cult Vegas Post Apocalyptic Nail Lacquer

A Disco Ball Explosion: Smith & Cult Vegas Post Apocalyptic Nail Lacquer

That and more in The Lipstick League, week of 5.9.17 Question of the Week: What was the last bottle of nail polish that you purchased? Answer: On a recent visit to Blue Mercury I picked up Smith & Cult Vegas Post Apocalyptic Nail Lacquer ($18). It's described as a ultra-fine holographic lavender glitter in a clear base. And it has…
Current Beauty Crushes: Kiehl’s, Bumble & Bumble and Sara Happ

Current Beauty Crushes: Kiehl’s, Bumble & Bumble and Sara Happ

Here's a look at my three current beauty crushes... • Kiehl's Calendula & Aloe Soothing Hydration Mask ($45) If you have spent any time with me at all (either virtually or actually), you know I love Calendula. Part flower, part medicinal herb; it helps heal cuts, burns, diaper rash, insect bites, acne and more. I have been a fan ever…
Jojoba Company Tuberose & Clementine Body Soufflé review

Jojoba Company Tuberose & Clementine Body Soufflé review

All of a sudden, it’s spring, and you know what that means: I’m starting to pack away my heavy winter clothes, and simultaneously unpack my worries about the amount of skin I will soon be forced to display in warm weather fashion. Winter is always tough on my complexion, and I definitely need intense moisturizing before I break out the…
#TreatYoSelf with the Nails Inc Sparkle Like a Unicorn Duo

#TreatYoSelf with the Nails Inc Sparkle Like a Unicorn Duo

That and more in The Lipstick League, week of 5.2.17 Question of the Week: When you're in a #treatyoself mood, what's your go-to type of beauty product? A new lipstick, perfume, nail polish or…? Answer: Nail Polish is giving me the biggest thrill right now. Especially when something as beautiful as the Nails Inc Sparkle Like a Unicorn Duo comes…
My Iceland Adventure, Part Two: Foodie Delights and The Golden Circle

My Iceland Adventure, Part Two: Foodie Delights and The Golden Circle

Welcome to part two of my Iceland Adventure. If you haven’t checked out part one yet, The Blue Lagoon and what to do in Reykjavik, please do! Late last year, my adventure-seeking self sought adventure. It came in the form a WOW Air jet that flew my husband and I straight from LAX to Iceland in March. This was a…