IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Pressed Powder review

IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Pressed Powder review

And a big shout out for the IT Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Wand Ball Powder Brush This year, late March brought the trifecta of St. Patrick’s Day, my birthday and Easter within a 10 day period. Although I had lots of fun, I have to admit this onslaught of festivities took a toll on my complexion. You’d never know it, though,…
Unsurpassed Flavor: Q Sushi review

Unsurpassed Flavor: Q Sushi review

Has anyone ever asked you "If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?" I'm sure they have, it's a road trip classic. I don't get asked by friends anymore, because my answer was always the same: sushi. And it's absolutely true; I could eat only sushi for the rest of my…
Easy DIY Projects: Embellished Shoulder Duster Earrings

Easy DIY Projects: Embellished Shoulder Duster Earrings

Experimenting with handmade jewelry is one of the best ways to practice your hand at arts and crafts. And because each piece only requires a few components, you’ll have ample room for trial and error. The best part is that when you do finish a jewelry project, you can incorporate it into your wardrobe and favorite outfits. Take these shoulder…
It’s fun to explore: Juliette Has A Gun Discovery Kit

It’s fun to explore: Juliette Has A Gun Discovery Kit

That and more in The Lipstick League, week of 5.2.16 Question of the Week: What was your last blind-buy (purchase made without seeing or testing beforehand) and how did it work for you? Answer: Does a perfume discovery kit count? How about a discovery kit that already contains one of your top three favorite scents of all time? It's kind…
3 Things: Spring Has Sprung

3 Things: Spring Has Sprung

We're in the midst of spring, and I'm enjoying the change in my color palette. I've put away the dark and bold, and pulled out the pale and pretty. I even did my official makeup reorganization and brought out the pinks and corals. I know, exciting! My winter coats have finally been put away. Out came my cute shoes that…
California Spa Review: Two Bunch Palms

California Spa Review: Two Bunch Palms

On my honeymoon, my hubby and I drove from California to Pennsylvania and back. Our last stop, one month and 5000 miles later, was Two Bunch Palms Resort and Spa. We spent two beautiful days recovering from the road, lounging and reminiscing in its healing oasis. I swore I'd be back. Well, it took me 18 years but I did…
Netflix and Beautify: May 2016

Netflix and Beautify: May 2016

What's leaving and coming to Netflix in May 2016, and the products you need for condolence or celebration Netflix giveth, and Netflix taketh away; a plethora of new shows and movies are added each month to Netflix, but this also means that current content is removed. Join us here each month, as we cherry pick what to look forward to—and…
NARS Summer 2016 Collection – swatches and review

NARS Summer 2016 Collection – swatches and review

NARS Sizzles Into Summer Summer is here! Or it might as well be. The temperatures here in Los Angeles have surged to the upper eighties. Summer fashions are in the shop windows, and summer makeup collections are on the shelves. I just got my hands on some of NARS Summer 2016 Collection and I can tell you that it runs…
How do you get your feet summer ready?

How do you get your feet summer ready?

That and more in The Lipstick League, week of 4.25.16 Question of the Week: Sandal Season is rapidly approaching in the Western Hemisphere (you may already be wearing sandals as I type this). So let’s hear it: what do you do to get your feet ready for their big spring/summer reveal? Answer: I'm a big fan of the pumice sponge…
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…