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Even In Beauty, You Need a #LBD

Even In Beauty, You Need a #LBD

Jouer Little Black Dress -Swatches and Review Every chic and stylish woman needs basics. Basics, like a little black dress, are classic pieces that stand the test of time, and are still cool among the sea of changing fashions. Being a Gemini, I am drawn to wild, stand out pieces, and am lacking where basics are concerned. I have a…
The Kitchen Cosmetician: Oatmeal

The Kitchen Cosmetician: Oatmeal

What's the deal with oatmeal as a DIY beauty ingredient? As a Kitchen Cosmetician, I am always exploring beauty myths, legends and folklore - so you know I am an avid label reader too. Lately I've noticed a plethora of products include that breakfast staple: oatmeal. I decided it was time to explore this not-so-favorite of mine. As a child…
Hot Days and Nights Deserve Haute Nails

Hot Days and Nights Deserve Haute Nails

Essie Haute in the Heat - Swatches and Review Though I look forward to it every year, most of my summer is spent looking at pictures of white sand beaches while I sit in my overly air-conditioned office and try to convince myself that having a California Club for lunch counts as “enjoying the summer.” No fear, fellow cubicle dwellers.…
Is The Perfect Blush Just A Click Away?

Is The Perfect Blush Just A Click Away?

Ellis Faas Blush - Swatches and Review Imagine a world where a perfect flush is just the click of a pen away. Imagine that perfect blush is a universally flattering pop of color with just the right amount of shimmer that blends like a dream. Lucky for us, Ellis Faas imagined the same thing! As some of you may know,…
Found: An Equal Opportunity Concealer

Found: An Equal Opportunity Concealer

EvolutionMan Conceal & Treat - Swatches and Review Ladies, before you pass this off as a guys-only brand, hear me out! EvolutionMan is all about sustainability, green packaging, ethical business practices and multi-tasking products with proven ingredients. All that plus a mid-range price point and free of testing on animals. Sounds good, right? They’ve produced a handful of simple but…
Get Your Polish Motor Running With Chrome Girl

Get Your Polish Motor Running With Chrome Girl

Chrome Girl Nail Polish and Nail Care - Swatches and Review Sometimes, summer can send me into a minor tail-spin. The search for the perfect swimsuit to flatter, the perfect hair product to deal with humidity, the perfect facial product to battle sweat and UV rays... It’s almost enough to make you miss winter. (Almost.) At the very least, I…
The Lipstick League – week of 7.7.14

The Lipstick League – week of 7.7.14

Question of the Week: You can only wear one shade of lipstick for the rest of your life - name it. Answer: I really love MAC Marquise D, a nude with a hint of peach and a champagne sheen that's limited edition (of course) and my go to nude. Here are the links for the week... My Beauty Bunny -…
7 Office Purse Must Haves For Hot Summer Days

7 Office Purse Must Haves For Hot Summer Days

Stay Cool On The Go And In The Office It is the height of summer and holy smokes is it hot! Whether you are an obsessive purse packer and un-packer like me, or your bag is a bottomless pit - there are a few key pieces you'll want to pack on a daily basis to help keep your cool when…
We’re All Beautiful Thanks to Kevyn Aucoin Beauty

We’re All Beautiful Thanks to Kevyn Aucoin Beauty

Kevyn Aucoin Beauty - Lip Gloss and Flesh Tone Lip Pencil - Swatches and Review As much as I love Kevyn Aucoin Beauty's new lip products - be patient, I'll be raving about them in a minute - I love the story of the man himself even more. At the age of 20, he fled his oppressive hometown of Lafayette,…
GIVEAWAY: Win the entire BPAL Pretty Deadly collection (7 bottles)

GIVEAWAY: Win the entire BPAL Pretty Deadly collection (7 bottles)

Contrasts make the most interesting pairings. I'm sure you've paired leather with lace. And who doesn't love sweet and salty? Now, allow me to introduce you to pretty and deadly. Pretty Deadly is a comic book series brought to life through the collaboration of two very talented and imaginative females; writer Kelly Sue Deconnick and artist Emma Ríos. The tale…