The search for the perfect nude is never-ending for so many of us. Too pink nude, neutral nude, not neutral enough nude, gross nude, where the hell are my lips nude, too yellow nude, too white nude..and the list goes on. You stand there with your little shopping basket in Sephora, Ulta or Macy’s wondering […]Read more "My New Favorite Nude Lip"
One blistering summer day way back when, I went to Warped Tour. I strolled through the open field under an unforgiving sun. I was dehydrated and sweating through my skull & crossbone tank top. My scene hair was a giant sweaty sun-bleached catastrophe. As the day went on I forgot to reapply my sunscreen. Ok […]Read more "Sunburn, I Think Not"
Here we go again with another first world problem: Lashes that need a revival at some point during the day because otherwise, you’ll spontaneously combust. Well, not really. Maybe you’ll just end up with a few irritating mascara flakes in your eyes. How Did We Get Here? I can only imagine how this product came […]Read more "The Resurrection of My Lashes"
Everyone loves when their favorite makeup brand comes out with a value set. Don’t front. You know you’re dying to see what I’m talking about… The other day I was fortunate to get my freshly sanitized hands the “Eye Heart Tarte” set! This is an Ulta exclusive. The set includes an Amazonian Clay eyeshadow quad, […]Read more "Eye Heart This"
I’m over this New York Winter like Janis Ian was totally over Regina George and her monstrous behavior by the 5th scene in Mean Girls. It’s that serious Sometimes our body parts need a good abrasive exfoliation treatment. You can read about why I rub coffee on me, if you want. Now, usually I would […]Read more "My Winter Lips Struggle: A Review"
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?"
Misleading title much? Once again I find myself buzzing about my apartment digging through my hoards of makeup that I have stashed in random containers and drawers. I stumble upon this.. Simply Vera by Vera Wang “Plum Velvet Palette”. Why o’ why has this been hiding under an empty makeup bag untouched? Such a perfect find […]Read more "Velvet Plum For Your Eyes, Not Your Mouth"
I’ve always felt as though I needed to wear makeup because my skin was horrendous, my eyes looked like two black holes and it (makeup) was the only thing that gave me an ounce of confidence. Smearing foundation and concealer on my face was the only way for me to be happy. Ten sweeps of […]Read more "A Tale of Two Faces"
There comes a time in life when things on your body aren’t where they used to be. They’re everywhere you don’t want them to be. My neck has issues. Scarring from cystic acne, a little sagging, it’s got 2 chins smothering it, etc. You get what I mean. Note: You’re never too young to get […]Read more "When Your Neck Gets Weird"