I am starting a new series within my blog called "Circling the Lens". This series will focus on actors, musicians and artists in the entertainment industry who have made impact with makeup as an art form. This post is dedicated to the one and only Isabella Rossellini. "If we are completely honest with ourselves, everyone… Continue reading Noir Knockout: Isabella Rossellini
Wait. What? Did you see that? The calendar. It's the middle of August. Yes, that's right. It's almost September. To all of you lovers autumn out there, I am with you! It's already time to start pulling out the fall-scented candles and break out the pumpkin-everything recipes. You will wake up one day in the… Continue reading August Ipsy: Good Vibes Only
"I just want to go over to the makeup section for a second. I don't really need anything but I just want to check something out." Fast forward twenty minutes later and it feels like two minutes have gone by. It's the section of the store where time seems to stand still. And one of… Continue reading Drugstore Makeup Mini Haul
A year or two ago I was ranting and raving in a fit of confusion over National Broccoli. I had seen an exuberant instagram post that had a picture of dancing broccoli, hash tagged #nationalbroccoliday. National Broccoli Day?! Why??? I was confused as to why there was a day that I had never heard of… Continue reading National Lipstick Day!
I swear that it feels like I blinked my eyes and July has almost come to an end. Where did the summer go? Only one month to go before September. Here in the northeastern part of the United States, we haven't seen the brutal heat that my friends in the western region of the country… Continue reading Over Easy, I Love Ipsy
Yippee Skippee! It's Boxycharm time again! I once again became a secret stalker, scouring social media to sneak a peek at each of the spoilers as they emerged from week to week. This month's Cutie Pie box was another spectacular curated mix of products. It feels like Christmas in July! This box is valued at… Continue reading Gimme My Boxycharm!
Do I have too many beauty products? In my humble opinion, no. Although I often find myself mumbling to myself "We're gonna need a bigger boat" when trying to find the space for new arrivals. But if you're looking to curb spending too much dough on beauty goods, subscription services are the most bang for… Continue reading Get Glowing with Glossybox
Years ago, I was walking though the makeup aisle with a friend who moonlighted as a drag queen. He suddenly stopped in his tracks and started excitedly grabbing what seemed like a hundred lipsticks off of the shelves. A stream of consciousness flowed from his lips gushing about his love of the brand NYX. I… Continue reading In the Rotation: Faves by NYX
Summer. The time where those devout makeup lovers slather on the spackle in the hopes that it doesn’t run down your face like melted ice cream from the heat. But we try. Oh boy, do we try. We douse on the fixing spray as if it were a form of super glue that will keep… Continue reading Summer Glow: Pixi Skintreats Mists
Bonjour Boxycharm! How I missed you. I adore this subscription service so much that it feels like moths until my next one box arrives. As per usual, I couldn’t wait to find out what surprises Boxycharm had up their sleeves so I snuck a peek on social media to find out what they were sending… Continue reading June Boxycharm