BEAUTY

September 19, 2017
The NEW Beauty Products You Need To Try
I'm not so secretly a beauty product junkie. I love trying new products and testing things out – I have since I was a little girl and would raid my mother's beauty drawers just out of curiosity. These days not much has changed!
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August 2, 2017
Eyebrow Perfection & All About Microblading
For years I've been going to Benefit or other eyebrow spots for a brow tint and shaping, but that was becoming both costly and difficult and also very temporary. The idea of getting permanent makeup on my eyebrows seemed intimidating and I didn't lik ...
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July 18, 2017
5 Step Morning Makeup Routine
Getting ready in the morning has become a shorter and quicker process these days. What used to take more like 45+ minutes in my early 20's is now more like 15-20 minutes, tops ... all in. I've become a creature of habit lately, too and pretty much do ...
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May 17, 2017
Beauty Review: Bobbi Brown Foundation
How many of you guys wear foundation? My guess is it's about 50/50.
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May 4, 2017
My Skincare Journey
Skincare to me is just as personal as style is. My skin is the way it is today because of the decisions I've made, where I've been, where I've lived, and what I've put in my body. Truthfully, I haven't always felt very comfortable with my skin for a ...
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April 28, 2017
5 Steps To A Sleek Blowout
If you've been following my blog for a while you've probably noticed that I hardly ever wear my hair totally straight. If you know me in real life you've probably rarely seen me that way as well. I just haven't typically liked the way that my hair lo ...
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April 13, 2017
Makeup 101: 7 Face Brushes Explained
My first experimentation with makeup brushes came from going into my mom’s bathroom when I was little and pulling them out of her cup and drawers and pretending like I was putting on makeup. I remember being so curious why there are so many shapes an ...
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March 29, 2017
Senteurs D’Orient Soap
I still remember the smell of the soap that my Grandmother used to use. She was a bar soap kind of lady and in turn so became my mom. I didn't use body wash until I was an adult and used to think it was so strange when I would spend the night at my f ...
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March 17, 2017
Face Mask 101
I tried my first face mask a few years back and remember the feeling I had when I first put it on – it was slimy and I had no idea if I was doing it right. Fast forward about 10 minutes to when I took it off and I was amazed at how beautiful and mois ...
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March 15, 2017
3 Products That Will Change Your Workweek Workouts
If you struggle with working out during the week, raise your hand. I see all of you… I’m right there with you. Whether it’s a) not being a morning person, b) not enjoying late night workouts, or c) not having time to squeeze it in over your lun ...
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February 23, 2017
February Beauty Files: Skincare Edition
I had been looking forward to the long weekend for a lot of reasons – this year has had a very interesting start and has been a mix of stressful, emotional and just a little off for me personally. We didn't have anything crazy planned and I was so ex ...
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January 26, 2017
The Skincare Serum You Need For Winter
Every now and then I come across a product that works so well, I feel obligated to tell just about everyone that I know. It's been a while since I've shared my daily routine and every few months it changes ever so slightly. This summer I was all abou ...
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November 9, 2016
5 Makeup Must-Haves
Every year around this time I get the exact same itch to toss all of my old makeup and just hit refresh. Thankfully due to a lack of a home for it during the move I had a chance to do exactly that last week. For as much makeup as I've accumulated, ...
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August 18, 2016
My 2 Biggest Skincare Concerns
When I was younger I had no conception of what skincare was. I thought that my skin would stay tight until I was magically "older" and then when you became a Grandma it would get a lot more wrinkly. Yup, true story. Over the past 5 years I've really ...
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June 30, 2016
High Pony
I secretly used to hate ponytails. Take a girl who spent the majority of her life with her hair up in one thanks to 18+ years of soccer and she'll usually pull it down in about 5 minutes. It's been a combination of a lot of things over the years. I b ...
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June 8, 2016
Hair Happiness
If there's one thing that turned out to be a bigger struggle than expected when you move it's finding a salon that you love and makes you leave feeling better than ever about yourself and hair. Moving to the city can be intimidating for so many reaso ...
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May 24, 2016
Your Top Hair Questions Answered
Hair can be challenging, intimidating and for me it's always been something that I take very seriously. Although it may seem like I don't really divert too far from my norm, over the years I've tried a lot of things. I've gotten horrible highlights i ...
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May 12, 2016
Nighttime Perfection
If there's one thing that I take more seriously these days it's my nighttime routine. Now that my twenties are almost behind me I'm understanding the importance of the word "routine" especially as it pertains to skincare. It's not a sprint, it's a ve ...
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April 21, 2016
Drugstore Favorites
Like many other women, I know that there's a time to save and splurge. I've recently been sharing with you guys my tips for building a spring wardrobe and how I choose what pieces to spend less on, and the same goes for my beauty products and makeup. ...
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April 20, 2016
Subtle Spring Changes
When the sun comes out, I usually start thinking about Spring shopping and sunkissed hair. In the years past, I used to balayage my hair regularly every spring. There were a few times where by summer it ended up lighter than I had wanted so this year ...
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