So, I won a contest on Instagram. MAKE was holding a contest for the hashtag #MAKEloves. They wanted IG’ers to post pics of unexpected moments that inspire them. I posted 2 pics: The first pic was when my son put on an impromptu show of various songs he had taught himself on the guitar one […]Read more "Eye Won"
I am seeing these devices all over Instagram, The Twitter and Facebook that promise to give you the plump lips you desire. The price point is actually laughable. Last year I posted a picture of my lips on Instagram before I took the cap from my deodorant to my lips. I then posted a collage […]Read more "Fat Lips"
I stand there staring at my face in the bathroom mirror after a long day. For the most part my foundation is still intact, except where I have that reoccurring “nervous” itch in the middle of my forehead. It’s red there. All the time. There’s some major oil slicks happening all over my round face. […]Read more "Wipe That Face Off Of Your Face!"
I’m one of the millions of adults on the planet suffering from chronic insomnia. I almost never sleep. Most of the time I am up until the sun peeks through my windows like a creep. I fill those wee morning hours by stalking all social media platforms. I scroll through my Twitter feed for a […]Read more "MAKE Your Face"
How many of you have “perfect” lips? Share. I want them. I have an uneven top lip. My lips are often dry. I kind of wish they were a bit fuller. It’s ok. My therapist is totally helping me get over it. Over the years I’ve come across many products that have promised to enhance […]Read more "Nobody Puts My Pout In The Corner! Nobody."
When I was a teenager my gramma suggested demanded I take the used coffee grounds from the coffee filter and use them on my skin. The look I gave her was that of sheer confusion. The look she shot back at me was the look of someone who meant serious business. Coffee grounds? Is this […]Read more "Coffee: I Rub It On Me"
Maybe I should write a letter to genetics. I’m almost certain my skin conditions are related to my gene pool. Dear Genetics, I’ve got oily skin for days. However, as you know the skin under my eyes is another story. Why is this? I thought we were cool? I’m confused. This is costing me a […]Read more "Desperation: My Under Eye Struggle"
If you’re one of those people in the world who refuses wear an eye primer, you’re doing it all wrong. I’m here to school you. If you spend time in the morning/evening doing your makeup and perfecting that damned winged eyeliner only to have your eyeshadow crease and eyeliner melt off your face like that […]Read more "Wait, You Don’t Prime?"
I once purchased a mascara at Wal-Mart a few years back that was bright purple and it had fibers that were already mixed into the mascara. I got home and ran to the bathroom to try it out. I swiped one coat on each eye and thought to myself “Self, this sure is a pretty […]Read more "Oh, Faux She Didn’t!"
There’s hair, then there’s MY hair. People usually see my hair before they see me when I walk into a room or a building. Trees love my hair so much that when I walk near or under one, the branches reach out just to cop a feel. They literally get caught up in the moment, […]Read more "The Beast That Lives Atop My Head"