Beauty Throwback: Memories and Sunscreen

Beauty Throwback: Memories and Sunscreen

Misty, coconut scented childhood memories As summer dwindles and burns to its end, I am caught up in a bit of nostalgia. Blame it on Throwback Thursday and Social Media; blame it on the ‘70’s. Every time I see a Facebook or Instagram posting of a yellowing photo from a pocket camera, an old snapshot likely developed at a Fotomat…
The Lipstick League – week of 9.1.14

The Lipstick League – week of 9.1.14

Plus, a peek at MAC Artificially Wild As we move towards fall (hooray!) I'm excited to watch the makeup collections get darker and moodier. Case in point, the cool-toned nudes of MAC Artificially Wild. To me, this is a very editorial collection. (Did I sound all Project Runway there?) I mean, how often in your everyday life do you get…
3 Things: Fall Beauty

3 Things: Fall Beauty

With the passing of Labor Day, we can officially talk about fall makeup collections! Honestly, it's still pretty darn hot here in Southern California, but I am excited to dig into darker, moodier colors and get my hands on the latest palettes and collections. So let's play a round of 3 things and talk about our beauty habits, plans and…
Get Ready For Gorgeous Skin Thanks to COVERGIRL

Get Ready For Gorgeous Skin Thanks to COVERGIRL

COVERGIRL Ready, Set Gorgeous - Swatches and Review Oily girls rejoice, the latest from COVERGIRL is the answer to your prayers! The COVERGIRL Ready, Set Gorgeous collection is designed for those of us with oily skin who want our makeup to stay fresh and flawless all day. The line consists of a liquid foundation, pressed powder foundation and a concealer…
2014 Emmys Recap (we were there!)

2014 Emmys Recap (we were there!)

Dove sends us to the shower, and the 2014 Emmys You may be wondering just how did I get to go to the 2014 Emmys? It was all thanks to a very special body wash. Actually, a whole line to be exact - the newly formulated Dove body washes which provide softer, smoother skin in just one shower. What better…
5 Must Have Looks in the Altuzarra for Target collection

5 Must Have Looks in the Altuzarra for Target collection

One of my favorite harbingers of fall is quickly approaching: another designer collaboration at Target! This time around, we’re being graced with the presence of Joseph Altuzarra, a designer renowned for clean, architectural lines and striking colors. Altuzarra’s fashion resume is impressive, y’all - before launching his own line in 2008, he freelanced for Proenza Schouler and assisted Givenchy’s Riccardo…
The Lipstick League – week of 8.25.14

The Lipstick League – week of 8.25.14

Question of the Week: False Lashes: Love ‘em or leave ‘em? Answer: Love 'em! Nothing dolls you up quicker than false lashes. That's MAC #36 shown above, a new favorite because they're dramatic without being TOO dramatic. But I will say, as good as they look on, they feel better coming off! Here's the haps with the League this week…
3 Things: End of Summer

3 Things: End of Summer

Happy Friday and Labor Day weekend! With the end of summer upon us, let's take a moment to talk about the best of Summer 2014 and play a round of three things! Best Moment: Early this summer Stef and I spent a few fabulous days glamping in true style in the lush mountains of Montana. These three days of rest…
Found: A frizz taming, hair sleeking savior

Found: A frizz taming, hair sleeking savior

KMS California Hair Stay Anti-Humidity Seal Review I've never been much of a selfie-taker, especially in the summer. My hair is the problem. I can spend hours styling it, then walk outside where my ‘do transforms like something in a horror movie. Think I’m exaggerating? True story: I once won the grand prize in a frizzy hair photo contest. So…
Cold Shrimp Noodle Recipe

Cold Shrimp Noodle Recipe

Chill out and try this cold noodle recipe for dinner You know how when it’s hot outside standing in front of the stove is one of the last places you want to be? Ice cream and margaritas haven’t seemed to cut it for dinner so far (I’ve tried!) so here’s a chilled noodle recipe that's perfect for these last days…