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My Quest for the Perfect Nude: Milani Lips & Nails

How to choose the right shade of nude lipstick to suit your skintone and coloring. After months of searching for the perfect nude lipstick, I tried out 3 prospects and finally found the right one. Reviews of NYX and Milani nude lipsticks and Milani Nail Lacquer in a nude shade....more

Clinique Gift with Purchase Macy's October 2013

Announcement and photos of Clinique gift with $25 purchase at Macy's, October 2013...more

How to navigate Drugstore make up

We all know the great, luxurious brands we mostly love them but what happens when we are stuck in a place where the definition of High end is Walgreens? We learn to find the hidden gems because there are many.I must admit that having spent almost my entire life in Europe I was very much a make-up snob and, when I found myself in the middle of nowhere N.C. with a foundation crisis, I didn’t know what to do.Fast forward a couple of years and while I’m still a high end kinda gal I no longer turn my nose up at drug store products, here’s my top items.-Foundations....more
my go-to foundation in the drugstore - CVS - is Lumene CC Cream, I love it: quick, almost full ...more

Fall Lip Color 2013

Do you want sexy lips for the Fall?  I sure do!  This season’s hottest shades are the darker wine and plum colors.  It’s time to channel your inner vampire and rock these torrid hues.  They work best with dark color outfits.  Wear black or grey and your supple lips will stand out…in a good way.  The great thing about a deep/dark lip color is that you can tone it down during the daytime by adding a glossy pink on top.  This gloss will keep the shade office appropriate.  Once you leave work, reapply the sensuous shade and forgo the gloss.  Your lip...more

My Must-Have Items of Fall

We all have certain things that we love about each season. Whether it be the longer days in the summer, the signs of new life in the spring, the blanket of white after the first winter's snow or the changing of the leaves in the fall... there's always something beautiful to look forward to. With each season comes another kind of list of things I look forward to. You know what I am talking about, all those items you've had stored away for the last 6 months. Those go-to items that bring you comfort when the weather starts to cool down. These are a few of mine this year......more

My Afternoon at the Estee Lauder "Picture Me Online" Makeover & Photo Event at Macy's

My afternoon at Estee Lauder's "Picture Me Online" makeover and photo event at my local Macy's. Got an expert's recommendations on how to do my makeup and a photo of my "after" look, thankfully I didn't break the camera....more

Tips for Amazing Eye Makeup

I think I might have a slight (okay, that’s a lie -- more like acute) obsession with makeup. Makeup and I go a long way back. Right back to when I was a badass fourteen-year-old who felt no shame walking out of the house with God-awful raccoon eyes, thinking and believing I was the Queen Bee of makeup....more
Great post! I always admire someone who is good at make up. I am fabulous with skin care and ...more

Pass on These: 3 Beauty Products that Didn't Work for Me

Brief reviews of three beauty products that didn't work for me: Wunderlift 60 Second Wrinkle Reducer, Porcelana Night Skin Lightening Cream, and one of my favorite brand's nail polish that chipped badly too soon and left me looking not so great on a business trip....more

What's Caught My Eye

 1// Asos Curve S...more