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The Beauty Picks: Best Beauty Sets for the Last-Minute Shopper

21 Dec

««Press Samples»» Well guys, looks like I’ve done it again–I am always such a procrastinator when it comes to Christmas shopping! Every year, I vow that the next year will be different. And every year, I am stuck shopping late into the night a day or two before Christmas. What can I say? I never claimed to [...]

The Sample: May Lindstrom The Complete Skin Experience (Review & Photos)

9 Dec

 ««Press Sample»» Now I know that by now, most of you have heard of May Lindstrom already. A self-proclaimed “skin chef”, May Lindstrom’s eponymous skincare line features products that are all blended and filled by hand in micro-batches, ensuring the freshest, most high-quality products. As May herself tells me, “it’s an incredibly personal and time-consuming process”—and [...]

More Sheer Lip Candy

12 Aug

««Press Samples»» It’s no secret that I’m a maniac when it comes to sheer lip color. What’s not to love? You can experiment and play without fear because when a lipstick is sheer, even the brightest most daunting shades become easily wearable! It’s probably not news to you that sheer lipsticks are a go-to during [...]

The Beauty Picks: Powdered Exfoliators, Cleansers & Masks

17 Jun

For this edition of The Beauty Picks, I decided to highlight some of my favorite powdered exfoliators, cleansers, and masks. I feel like I’ve been talking about these a lot lately but I can’t help it–I really love this type of product! They’re just so much fun to use! Instead of just going on auto-pilot [...]

The Sample: Osmia Organics Honey-Myrrh Lip Repair (Review & Photos)

7 Jun

 ««Press Sample»»  *This post has been updated to include a special offer. Scroll to the bottom of the post to read all about it! Remember when I told you guys that I was obsessed with honey as an ingredient in my beauty products (click here for a refresher)?? Well the only thing I love more [...]

The Beauty Picks: Oils for Hair, Face & Body

30 May

I’m back with another The Beauty Picks post! This time, I’ll be outlining all my favorite oils for you, whether it’s for hair, face, body, lips, whatever! I mentioned this on twitter but I was really surprised when I thought of the idea to do this post because growing up, I always equated the word [...]

The Sample: NEW Hourglass N°28 Lip Treatment Oil (Review & Photos)

9 May

  ««Press Sample»» I used to be of the mindset that lip balm was lip balm, and paying anything over $20 for a lip balm would be tantamount to highway robbery, especially when you go through as much of it as I do (I once went through a stick of Maybelline Baby Lips Lip Balm in [...]

The Beauty Picks: Sheer Lip Color Edition

7 May

As I’m sure many of you are well aware, I am and always have been more attracted to a very sheer, subtle lip. Tinted balms and sheer, balmy lipsticks are my go-to’s when I want to look a bit more polished and put-together. It seems that sheer lip color is also becoming more and more [...]

The Beauty Snaps

23 Apr

Just a quick series of snapshots to show you what I’ve been up to… Currently testing: See a trend? There are 2 different brands’ (Dior and Neutrogena) chubby lip pencils and 2 really expensive lip treatments (Hourglass and La Mer) in there.

The Sample: REN Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask (Review, Swatch & Photos)

3 Apr

««Press Sample»» Everyone knows that spring is a time for renewal and rebirth…a time for fresh starts and new beginnings. Why shouldn’t that philosophy extend to your skin, as well? Let’s face it: no one feels like their complexion is the freshest or brightest straight out of the winter season. Everyone needs a little TLC [...]