April 2, 2014
Hair is a really personal thing for me and over the years I've figured out what I like and a routine. I have tried to change things up a bit too much at times... bad bad baddddd highlights my senior year of high school and a short bob my senior year ...
February 27, 2014
Contouring Cheeks with Arch Apothecary
Hair and Makeup c/o Arch Apothecary You know that saying, "work what your momma gave ya?" Well the older I get, the more I'm realizing how true it is and how important it is to embrace it. I spent a long time when I was younger wishing for different ...
October 5, 2011
Bobbi Brown Pretty Powerful & Giveaway!
  When I was contacted by Bobbi Brown cosmetics to help promote their 'Pretty Powerful' campaign, the first person who came to mind was my mom. The campaign is about women who are pretty powerful and encourages women all over the country to sub ...
August 7, 2011
I've been on a bit of a hair binge lately tweaking my already established routines and finding new tricks to try out. Recently, the folks over at Misikko kindly offered to send me one of their top flat irons to try out which gave me a new excuse to r ...
July 31, 2011
Lauren Conrad recently launched a beauty site called 'The Beauty Department' that is full of great tips on makeup, hair, and the like. Recently I was browsing around and saw this post that Jamie Chung hair modeled in (she's my girl crush) and it actu ...
May 25, 2011
the DIY reverse French manicure
As promised, here is the DIY tutorial for how to get an awesome reverse french manicure... enjoy!         It's as simple as that! The biggest mistake I made was not being patient enough in letting ...
May 9, 2011
makeover monday
go backstage Overdue for a little blog makeover. Still a work in progress, but what do you think of the new header and sidebar? I would love to hear your thoughts- what you guys think matters most!
February 3, 2011
OPI does Texas, y’all
*images from OPI debuted it's Texas Collection of nail polishes yesterday featuring an array of shades including 6 that are "sorbet-like" with true to Texas names. I can't wait to try out 'Big Hair... Big Nails', 'Don't Mess with OPI', and ' ...
January 11, 2011
Beauty Files: Chanel No. 12 brush
As you know, one of my favorite things to do is try new things. Restaurants, new types of food, trends, cities, and not limited to makeup and beauty tricks. I was recently shopping around for some new makeup and things that I had read some fabulous r ...
August 16, 2010
spritz of the sea
So, much to my dismay summer is winding down towards its end. Luckily, the tousled beachy waves like Blake Lively's can carry you into fall for an easy, but glamorous look. A few months ago I decided to try out Bumble & Bumble's Surf Spray. They ...