Normally on a Tuesday night, you can find me in bed, with Forensic Files blaring on in the background while playing Rollercoaster Tycoon on my cell phone, writing a blog post, or doing some other relatively inane activity. Usually my pants are way above my waist at this point. Well, this Tuesday, I did something different.… Continue reading Trixie Mattel: Now With Moving Parts
May I just wax poetic for a minute about the glorious fragrance that is, Soleil Blanc by Tom Ford? Good, because this is my blog and you don't get a vote. Sephora has been marketing Tom Ford's summer fragrances big time as of late. While I don't mind his variety of orchid centered fragrances, orchid is just… Continue reading Soleil Blanc
Here are your buffet styled topics for today! Film I recently saw Amy Schumer's new movie, I Feel Pretty. I'd seen a trailer and thought it looked kind of fun, but frankly after her last standup special, The Leather Special, I was very turned off by her. I'm all for a bawdy sense of humor à… Continue reading Smörgåsbord II
I didn't wake up one morning and decide that I wanted to devote time, energy and money on elaborate skincare and makeup routines and products. Much of my interest has stemmed from certain iconic moments in film, literature, and pop culture. I've compiled some of these pivotal moments that have left an indelible impression on my perception of… Continue reading Glamour and Beauty in Pop Culture
As Derek Zoolander once astutely said, Never is this more true than in the case of your lips! Dry, chapped, irritated, and unpolished lips are simply not cute. Your skin is the largest organ of your body, did you know? The lips happen to be a main feature of your skin and prone to drying… Continue reading Lip Balms!
If you've been to your local Sephora recently, you may have noticed the explosion of eyeshadow palettes from many of your favorites brands! Spring trend alert! The interesting thing that I noticed is that the vast majority of the gorgeous palettes that caught my eye are anything but springy. Think sumptuous jewel tones, dusky pinks… Continue reading Beauty Trend: Eyeshadow Palettes!
Hello, hello! Instagram has been an invaluable platform for this blog so far and a great barometer for my self-esteem. That said, I thought I'd do a two parter on the Instagram accounts that I love to follow (here's the link for Part I). Here we go, round two! evachen212 Eva Chen is the director… Continue reading The Instagram Accounts That Give Me Life!: Part II
Oh hi! Today we're going to travel into the cesspool that is my makeup bag! Just kidding, it's not that bad (but we still won't be deep diving in there). I always find it fascinating what people carry with them in their bags, but even more so, their makeup bags! By the way, how cute… Continue reading What’s in My Makeup Bag?
After many years of being a beauty and makeup fanatic, with many bumps and poor choices along the road, I have retained some hacks that are easy and actually cost effective. You're welcome in advance! Use your hair dryer on your eyelash curler for five seconds before using. The heat will help your lashes curl… Continue reading Makeup Hacks!
The eyes are the window to the soul and a clear indicator for emotion. One of my favorite physical feature are my eyes. People commonly say that in looking for a partner, beautiful eyes are what they notice first. It's no wonder that women (and some men) focus heavily on the eyes, and specifically lashes,… Continue reading Mascara!