I am here to make a confession: I am not a natural blonde. I was born with very dark brown hair, and I lightened it to a golden blonde in my late eens. Subsequently, I have colored my hair to maintain my not-so-natural blonde locks for over thirty years - that's a lot of hair color. Show More Summary
I am addicted to technology and I'm not just talking about my trusted iPhone. Not so long ago, beauty tech was only available at the derm office or spa, but there is now a whole slew of beauty tools and devices that are available to use in your home — and they are quite affordable, too. I have a drawer full of hi-tech beauty tools that I use regularly; these are my favorites.
Share this Post The two are not, in fact, one in the same. When browsing the skincare aisle at any store, you’ll often see the words “hydrating” and “moisturizing” on many products. While it’s easy to think that these two words mean the same thing and can be used interchangeably, they each mean something […]
When it comes to face palettes, BECCA has really impressed me. I think I first purchased the Blushed with Light Palette or the Afterglow Palette and was immediately a fan of the cheek formula. I bought the Sunchaser palette earlier this year it has become my go-to this season. Show More Summary
When I saw that L'Oréal Paris was adding a new mascara to the Voluminous lineup, I was all ears. I am a big fan of the original Voluminous mascara and a few of the subsequent formulas, so I was excited to see what was in store. When I saw the tease for L'Oréal Lash Paradise Mascara, I knew I was in for a treat.
press sample, bought by me, affiliate links When it comes to a nude lip color — I'm all over it. I think I have more nude lipsticks and lip glosses than anything else. I am being serious, too. Whether it is a barely there nude lip color, to a peachy nude or pinky nude, it just looks good on me. Show More Summary
The warmer weather is FINALLY here — yes! If you are like me, your makeup routine is lightening up a bit. One thing that I definitely lighten up on for summer is the foundation. Now, there are certainly times when a full face of makeup and more coverage is needed, but most summer days call for a lighter, more natural look. Show More Summary
Share this Post The benefits of caffeine go beyond perking us up in the morning! While most of us are deeply familiar with the daily use of caffeine to help energize us in the morning, provide an afternoon pick-me-up, or help us burn that midnight oil, caffeine is not exactly the first ingredient one thinks […]
I can’t believe that it is Mother’s Day on Sunday. I have been dreading his weekend because I unexpectedly lost my Mom last year and my first Mother’s Day without her is going to be hard. For the past eight years, my Mother, sister, daughter and I would treat ourselves by having a girl’s weekend away to the same location. Show More Summary
There is just something about adding subtle color to your makeup look; I like to wear more color in the spring and summer. Not many brands do color, as well as Urban Decay, does. This spring, Urban Decay has launched a new collection inspired by iconic graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Show More Summary
I love scoping out the 'Just Arrived' section while browsing the Sephora website to see what new beauties that I haven't heard about are launching in store. One such launch is this new-to-me brand called Pretty Vulgar. Pretty Vulgar is a vintage-inspired, cruelty-free makeup brand and the products have caught my attention.
If you are stumped when it comes to buying a Mother's Day gift this year, have no fear; I have the BEST beauty gift suggestions. Why are these beauty gifts so great? Well, these are best-selling beauty products and gift sets so you are sure to make the Mother figure in your life happy. Show More Summary
I’m all about getting my skin ready for summer right now; it’s been hiding beneath layers of clothing for far too long. Unfortunately, it’s been a bit dry, dull and the fact that my skin is somewhat sensitive has me picky about what I use. Show More Summary
This week's finds include a new to me beauty brand, a dry conditioner that is saving me in between shampoos, the latest shampoo and conditioner to help my tired tresses, a must have makeup dissolving spray and makeup brushes from an unexpected source.
I use bronzer every day to warm up my skin tone and overall makeup look, but when it comes to the summer months, I use more bronzer to add a sun-kissed look to my skin. I depend on different bronzers to give me a different look, depending on the rest of my makeup or the occasion. These are the best 10 bronzers for summer, including the best new bronzers for 2017.
If you will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo this week, it is time to start hinking about your fiesta-inspired makeup look. If your beauty bag falls short in this department, I'm here to help with a handy shopping list. From one of my favorite...Show More Summary
Inspired by the iconic saga on the high-seas, the LORAC X Pirates of the Caribbean is here just in time for the release of the next installment in he series. In case you haven’t heard, Disney has another POTC movie making its debut on May 26th, and the Jack Sparrow themed collection is a must-have for the fan and makeup collector alike.
I'm not sure there is a brand that does a bronzer better than NARS Cosmetics. This year, NARS is doing something a bit different with a bronzer and it's quite innovative. The new Sun Wash Diffusing Bronzer defies the conventional bronzer...Show More Summary
If you feel like you are in a beauty rut or perhaps you are looking for the latest skin care or makeup product to change up your routine, you've come o the right place. I've been testing a lot of new products for spring and hese newShow More Summary
I think we all have come to love Urban Decay for the cutting edge makeup and line of NAKED products. The brand even recently expanded the prime and set range to include a primer and setting spray for each and every skin ype. Now, they have taken makeup prep further and are offering the ultimate makeup prep for the makeup junkie with Rehab Makeup Prep.