Mommy Makeup Bag

My mommy make-up routine consists of a handful of items and application takes less then 3 minutes. Let's just say my days as a makeup artist indeed pay off...just not in the way I thought, ha! I've had lots of questions as to what I use so I thought I would share with you my current favorites!So my Mommy Makeup Bag consists of the 5 items I can't do without! Yours may be exactly the same or different, that's totally ok! Your favorite items should address your personal concerns so they may not be the same for everyone!...more

10-Min Look with Allure’s Best of Beauty Products

Beauty junkies rejoice. Allure magazine just announced its editor’s favorite products this year. There were bold products that made the list. Smoky shadows, bright shadows and lipsticks. But many of the products were as versatile as they come, perfect for any occasion. I picked my favorites to create this barely-there, go-to look that can be completed in less than 10 minutes....more

DIY Coconut Deodorant

Amber @ Fit, Foodie Runshttp://www.fitfoodieruns.comSomething smells and it isn’t me!Look, I am the first to admit, I’m a little cray-zay-ER than the normal person. I mean, how many people do you know use pumpkin not only in their cooking but on their face as well?(Pumpkin has amazing properties for skin. Filled with vitamins and enzymes to nourish and brighten!)I love homemade DIY home spa recipes. Not only are they FUN but they save money, are convenient, easy to do, and they are also environmentally safe…unlike some other stinky products I know…...more

Brow Game... I Got None.

When I was in middle school my eyebrows were like two giant caterpillars. To be honest, they were more like one giant caterpillar. I had an almost-unibrow situation going on and it wasn’t pretty.I never realized how bushy and full they were until I started noticing that my friend’s brows became smaller and smaller. In my highschool years (2000-2004) over-plucked eyebrows were hotter than Eminem’s bleached head....more


 Let’s talk makeup today, shall we?   I realize this topic might not be relevant for all my readers (see ya, boys) but oh well, ya can’t please everyone....more

Broke-Girl Beauty: Why Baby Shampoo is the Best Face Wash

I have spent the last decade of my life as an endless tester of face wash products. I have naturally sensitive skin, and in my younger years I tended toward acne—never heavy, but I always thought even one zit was one too many. I’ve bought pretty much every kind they sell at the drugstore, Target, and Wal-Mart. I’ve had expensive, chemical-infused ones prescribed to me by dermatologists. I’ve bought them off TV. I’ve tried home remedies like baking-soda scrubs and all different kinds of oils. But the best face wash I ever used, I stumbled upon by accident: baby shampoo....more

My Latest Beauty Obsession

I'm super excited to share my latest beauty obsession with you. Some of you may be hearing about this product for the first time as it's been in the U.S. market for only about 7 months now! Laneige is a cosmetic brand owned by Amore Pacific, one of the largest cosmetics company in South Korea. It recently became a professional skincare brand focused on Advanced Water Science™ and was introduced to the U.S. exclusively through none other than Target....more

Books, Beauty, Code, Health & More - a BlogHer blogger Mimi

9/29 UPDATE: I am working on a new project involving books, technology, and kids.  If you have children, please take the survey on Google Docs here and find out a little but more about what I'm to: So, after discovering female bloggers through SITS (Where Women Get Social) & this site I decided to create a BlogHer!I am a 20-something young woman...more


so, is the hefty (for a student budget anyway!) pricetag, of £19.50, for benefits latest "they're real!" mascara worth it?  I say YES! I've been using this mascara for about a year now and i have to say out of the many (trust me i mean maaaaany!) mascaras i have tried this is hands down the best and worth every penny!...more