My most reached-for makeup products: Face {part 1}

Purchased/Affiliate Links It’s been way too long since I’ve shared the makeup products in my daily rotation. And seriously, there is SO MUCH wrong with that sentence. If you’ve followed my blog for awhile, you might know that I tend to fall into makeup ruts- you know, those phases when you reach for nearly the same products every day (out of convenience? ...more

Valentine’s Day date night essential: the Little Black Dress

Affiliate Links I don’t know about you guys, but I’m a sucker for all things Valentine’s Day (no matter how silly it makes me look- I’ll admit it). “Hallmark holiday” and all, I’m a very stereotypical girl when it comes to February 14th, and quite honestly I’ve gotten to the point where I’m not even ashamed of it. You’d think my boyfriend and I were going out for the occasion, right? ...more

Get the look: chic low chignon hairstyle

Press Sample/Affiliate Links As someone who pretty much loathes doing her hair, there is nothing better than a simple,...more

Mystery mascara sneak peek!

Press Sample/Affiliate Links Happy weekend! What are your plans this Saturday? I’m spending my day...more

Why I live to curl my lashes | Mia Adora eyelash curler review

Press Sample/Affiliate Links Sometimes I think about how A-M-A-Z-I-N-G it would be to have naturally full, curled, super thick lashes. I mean, my mascara *routine* wouldn’t even be a routine anymore- it’d be, “ok, here’s my one quick coat, now I’m ready!” Instead, it’s more like, “how many coats can I safely apply without looking like I have spider lashes?” But for those of us that aren’t blessed with deep and defined eyes, mascara and eyeliner is a serious business. That being said, applying coat after coat of mascara doesn’t have the same effect if you have stick-straight lashes ....more

New tarte Tartelette eyeshadow palette review & swatches!

Nothing to Disclose My sister and I usually end up gifting each other some kind of makeup for Christmas. It’s pretty easy for us to buy for one another, and come on- there’s always SOMETHING sparkly and drool-worthy that launches around the holiday season. Cue the new tarte Tartelette eyeshadow palette ....more

2015 Blogging Resolutions + Updates

*Slowly crawls out from hiding* Happy New Year! How have you all been? I can’t believe I let blogging slip right out from under my nose- I’m so sorry I didn’t dedicate the necessary time and at least give you guys a quick update ....more

Nails of the day: Nude and glitter polka dots

Nothing to Disclose Happy Monday, lovelies! I wanted to write...more

5 wallet-approved lip picks perfect for fall

Purchased/Affiliate Links Happy Friday! As mentioned in yesterday’s post, I recently took...more

Mixing cool & warm tones: Plum and gold eyes

Affiliate Links I have three storage *organizers* in which I keep my makeup. There’s a giant makeup bag that sits on my desk, full of products I use on a daily basis. Then, I have this large box full of special FX makeup, limited edition products, and other makeup/tools I don’t use too often ....more