Confession: I am a chronic overpacker. Over the years, I have learned how to edit down my massive pile of clothing options to a reasonable amount of essentials... and extra "just in case" outfits. I have realized I'm not going to read 18 magazines on a 3 hour flight, nor will I really care if I … Continue reading Travel Essentials: Must-Have Mini Makeup!
Serums first came into my life a few years ago, and have been a gamechanger for my skincare routine ever since. I now have a million - maybe a zillion - different kinds to treat any issue I might be dealing with. I have sensitive combo skin that gets congested easily and is stubborn to clear up... … Continue reading Glossier Super Serum Trio
One of my favorite skincare brands, Peter Thomas Roth, is featured as Today's Special Value on QVC! The spotlight is on PTR's Retinol Power Trio, with a newly launched product - the Retinol Fusion PM overnight resurfacing pads. Retinol is THE anti-aging ingredient - it increases cell turnover to help with acne, wrinkles, and hyperpigmentation. … Continue reading Peter Thomas Roth Retinol Power Trio Review
I posted a sneak peek of these bad boys to my Twitter and Instagram last week, but here is the full swatch and review post of the new Estée Lauder Double Wear stick foundations! This is a buildable, sheer to medium coverage stick foundation. The packaging is super slick, and the consistency of the foundation … Continue reading SWATCHES & REVIEW: Estée Lauder Double Wear Stick Foundation
Sometimes the work I do for this blog seems like a dream because a few years ago I wouldn't have dreamt it possible to be working with all of the beauty brands I knew of, used and loved, let alone be approached by them! I was already obsessed with makeup by the age of 3 … Continue reading REVIEW: Perricone MD Cold Plasma & Cold Plasma Eye Cream
HELLOOOO, BEAUTIES!!! (Don't mind the caps, it *is* Monday.) I was sent these delicious vegetarian/vegan masks full of *~*~*SuPeRFooDS*~*~* from The Body Shop to try out and review, so let's get down to #FaceMaskMonday business... and, FWIW, I have been wearing the charcoal mask for the majority of writing this post. Multitasking at it's finest. So, The Body … Continue reading REVIEW: Vegan & Vegetarian Friendly Masks from The Body Shop
Last Friday night, while most people were out presumably enjoying their social lives or getting drunk or dancing their demons out... I was shopping for new drugstore makeup at CVS. The life of a beauty blogger is thrilling, you guys. WELL, it actually is when you score some bomb new products that actually live up … Continue reading Summer Drugstore Beauty Haul!
What's the most critical item when it comes to wearing makeup in the summer? Two words: SETTING. SPRAY. You can have all the best makeup in the world but it will never look good sweating down your face... So, in the summer a good setting spray should be your best friend. For the last few years, … Continue reading The Most Critical Item For Your Beauty Arsenal This Summer
I can't remember if I ever mentioned my most recent Sephora splurge shopping spree on the blog yet - but I went, and I spent. In case you hadn't noticed, I talk about beauty products that I personally purchase and use and love. I also talk about the shit I buy that doesn't live up … Continue reading SEPHORA STEALS: Peter Thomas Roth Face Mask Sampler Pack!
Lately, I've been super obsessed with skincare products -- even more so than makeup. New lines, potions, peels, masks (particularly SHEET MASKS!) have been catching my eye and taking over my bathroom counter. A new line I've just tried is by Colleen Rothschild, and has a wonderful range of skincare products. She's been in the beauty industry for … Continue reading REVIEW: Colleen Rothschild Skincare