Cao Cosmetics High Fashion Color Eyeshadow: Fetish and Lava

Another purchase from The Makeup Show NYC, and a first time with Cao Cosmetics for me. I love red eyeshadows, but high quality ones are...more

Kevin Murphy Shimmer Bug Hair Shadow

Every spring/summer, I struggle with the decision of whether or not I should lighten my hair – I always love the idea, but can’t deal with the extra maintenance and the damage it might do to my hair. Enter, Kevin Murphy’s Shimmer Bug Hair Shadow, which is basically like hair chalk but is meant to […] ...more

Mirabella Colour Vinyl Lipstick

Spring is in full swing and I love playing with lip colors every new season. I got these Mirabella Colour Vinyl Lipsticks in the mail yesterday and couldn’t wait to try them out. Mirabella was gracious enough to send me three shades – Cherry Shine, Lavender Lustre, and Pink Polish ....more

Why I Gave Foundation the Boot

As of late, I’ve really be rethinking my entire makeup routine. As someone who wears makeup pretty sparingly on a daily basis, I try to keep my routine pretty short — short and quick. So a few months ago, I finally made the decision to give foundation the boot and here’s six solid reasons why! ...more

Invisalign: Taking the Plunge

2014 has been a definite year of change for me. I’ve made a number of lifestyle changes, revamped my eating habits, improved my physical fitness level, started ticking things off my bucket list, and now have Invisalign! This decision was by no means simple or easy for me ....more

The Makeup Show NYC 2014 – Part 1

Listening to the always wonderful @jvincentmakeup at @themakeupshow #blogger preview… But first, let me take a #selfie. The Makeup Show NYC is, hands-down, my favorite makeup event of the year, and I am so glad I made it up to New York this year to attend. Not only did I get to meet some beauty […] ...more

Ardency Inn Punker: World’s Baddest Eyeliner

I was really curious about this liner when I got it at The Makeup Show NYC last weekend. World’s Baddest Eyeliner, from Ardency Inn’s Punker collection is a liquid liner with an oversized felt tip applicator. I like how thick it was while still having an extremely tapered tip ....more

Sephora Pro Brushes – Photos and Review

I am really excited to write about these amazing brushes that I was lucky enough to receive in my TMS NY swag bag last weekend, straight from Sephora’s new Pro collection. These brushes are, hands down, some of the best I’ve ever used – and that is pretty high praise because I’m not afraid to […] ...more

NOTD Featuring Essie Go Ginza and China Glaze Strike Up A Cosmo

Inspired by this year’s Pantone Color of The Year, Radiant Orchid, I thought I would put together a simple but pretty manicure for The Makeup Show NYC this weekend. Essie’s Go Ginza is a creamy pale lavender shade from their Spring 2013 collection that becomes opaque with two coats, while China Glaze’s Strike Up A […] ...more

Vote to make Chrissy Houston’s Best Blogger, 2 Years in A Row!

So I’ve got some pretty big news – after almost three years of living in Houston, I have decided to move back to Boston before the end of the year. I have a great opportunity in Boston that is a little too good to pass up, working with a fantastic agency that I already have […] ...more