Romantic Fall look with a Twist

This look is a basic neutral eye with a fun, fresh twist and a bit of unexpected color. Most of the makeup in this tutorial is NYX cosmetics. Everything other than the Mascara and lower lash line color, is all from my local CVS....more

Your Eye Cream Probably Needs This or That

Why You Need This or That but not an Eye Cream: ...more

An Unexpected Beauty Blender Review

After years of wearing liquid makeup, I only recently caved and tried the cult favorite Beauty Blender....more

Trying to Age Gracefully in an Ungraceful (and Ungrateful) Age

There is an interesting interview with Ellen Barkin on Violet Grey, The Violet Files, centering on the star turning the big six-oh and how she refused to have her photographs retouched for the accompanying photoshoot.Barkin has a lot of positive things to say about getting older, and how women should embrace their age, and individual beauty. She looks great in the photos, but, not so unexpectedly, they are rendered in black and white....more

The Time I Blew a Crazy Amount of Cash on Discontinued Lipstick

We've all been there: Faithful to a particular cosmetic item; loyal as can be. We've grown to depend on it day in and day out, and it has come through for us—pun intended—with flying colors. Then, one day...Poof! In comes word that said item has been discontinued....more
please tell me that u have that u can sell to me!!!! i need one and im crying over here lol ...more

Inside Tips to Make Your Hair Color Last ~ Interview with a Hairstylist

By: Jone't G WootenI do believe the grey hairs on my noggin have mounted a hostile takeover and have plans to completely eradicate my brunette locks. One look in the mirror and I knew, girl, you’ve got to cover those roots ~ again! It seemed like only yesterday I had my hair colored. Which got me thinking….. are there INSIDE SECRETS to make hair color last longer?...more

How To Help Your Hair Grow After Chemo


July 2014 Life Favorites

July has come and gone by far too fast. There have been many exciting adventures this past month. Two of which were presentations for school. This month, around the 15th, I will officially be done with my Master's program. I am excited and a little nervous about this new chapter in my life. I plan on working in my field and then someday pursuing a doctorates (hopefully, and well into the future). I am excited about all the new changes that are about to unfold in my life and am optimistic about the future. ...more