I wasn’t sure if I would get into the backpack trend, but do you remember how easy they made your life? The last time I had a backpack was university, and I couldn’t wait to get rid of my backpack or anything to do with school at the time. ...more
I've been talking about Stitch Fix, the personal stylist subscription service, for some time—I actually just had my 16th Fix! I am often asked how I end up getting such great pieces sent to me each month.
Well, It was quite a work in ...more
Well, after waiting forever, I grabbed my favorite plaid shirt on sale. I thought it would be fun to recreate the three looks that I shared in that same post in real life. I took each look from warmer to winter weather for a total of six different ...more
Over the last couple years, I traded most of my lip glosses for lipstick. Never did I think that would happen—I mean, I was a diehard gloss girl. But we grow and change, I guess. So today, I'm sharing a little trick to get your lipstick to stay ...more
It's time I come clean about my latest style obsession: I'm in love with gray jeans.
They're a great "starter color" for anyone who is thinking about diving into the world of colored jeans. Gray goes with pretty much everything, and they're totally age-appropriate for everyone!
A look back at the week and Painted Ladies and my life, as seen on Instagram! If you visit Painted Ladies on your smartphone or tablet, you may have noticed the new mobile site, which is way overdue! This week I showed you how Dove Quench has been nourishing my curls ....more
I’m not sure if this is healthy or not, but once of the things I do while still in bed (before baby wakes up) is catch up on some of my favorite blogs. I’ve been reading Love Taza for years – I watched her go from newlywed to now mom of 3, what a journey! And seriously reminds me of what an amazing journal a blog can be ....more
Question of the Week: What is the one part of your beauty routine that seems to get neglected most often? EauMG – takes a stroll down memory lane and finally reviews one of her favorite masculine fragrances. She can’t believe that this fragrance is celebrating a 20th birthday this year…oh, how time flies ....more
Hello gorgeous, another week, another round of random ramblings. Let’s start with your feedback and how it will change Beautiful With Brains, shall we? Readers’ Survey 2015: The Results Thank you to everyone who took the time to fill in my readers’ survey ....more
Even though NARS Sheer Glow is still my favorite foundation, I will occasionally try other formulas to see if there's something I like just as much. Since I already own wonderful matte formulas (like the MAC Pro Longwear and MUFE Mat Velvet+) and Sheer Glow offers a natural satin finish, I was looking for something along the lines of a dewy finish. Practically every review of the Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation ($62) is a positive one so I decided to try ....more
We took a big bite of Pizza Hut's® Gluten Free pizzas and we loved it! Check out our bloggers' reviews and see why you need to visit your nearest Pizza Hut and get yourself those cheese-only and pepperoni Gluten-Free Pizzas, made with Udi’s® certified gluten-free crust. Read more