Tutorial: Glam Holiday Makeup

Happy holiday weekend! As promised, here is the second part of my Holiday look mini-series, if you will. This one is much more glam and sure to turn heads! For this look, I'm doing a modern re-vamp on the classic pairing of red and green. Again, we're using some new makeup that's both new to …

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Tutorial: Classic Holiday Makeup

So we're officially down to the wire with Christmas less than a hop, skip, and a jump away! And while I acknowledge that not everyone celebrates Christmas, it's still that time of year to get glammed up and spend time with friends, family, colleagues, and loved ones. So whether you've got a holiday office party, …

2017 Gift Guide: Gifts that Give Back

Hello, hello! Happy Holidays, blogfam! I'm excited to be temporarily back over the winter break now that finals have passed. Unfortunately, since life seems to be unceasingly busy I won't be able to get to the sappy, heartfelt, "Where did I go?" post until a little later, but I promise it will eventually be up. …

Review: Kate Sommerville Skincare

Almost every year as summer is departing, I find myself one of the few people begging it to stay. However, given that this past summer was spent on and off through hellish heatwaves, I can say I'm for once ready for it just to be fall. With the changing of seasons, I often find myself …

Review: Millennial Trends

You may have already guessed that this is not your typical review. In fact, it's quite a unique and special type of critique I'm bringing you today. This post is actually a collaboration done with my best friend, Rachal, who recently started her own blog (ohgrowupblog.com), focusing on the multitude of aspects of adulting. When …

Hope Among Chaos

The world seems chaotic these days. Not just personally — but politically, socially, and even in regards to our climate. It can be hard not to spiral into a dooms-day, apocalyptic, the-world-is-ending, state every time you open up your Twitter feed. From Charlottesville, to Houston, to the countless attempts from an incompetent administration to spread …

GenBeauty SF 2017 Haul

If you've been keeping up with me on Instagram, you'll know that I went to Generation Beauty in San Francisco this past weekend... and it was SO amazing! This was my first time going not only to GenBeauty, but any beauty conference ever so I was super excited to have this opportunity! In case you're …

Seven Products: Aluminum-Free Deodorants

We're in the throes of summer which means that stinky pits are almost a given...ew. 😕Nobody likes stinky pits, so what's a girl to do? Hunt down the best aluminum free deodorants and put them through the ultimate sweat tests, of course! But why aluminum free??? About a year ago I finally gave up conventional …

My Everyday Summer Face

There has been a distinct lack of makeup looks since I've been back blogging and some of you may be wondering why. The answer is simple: IT'S. TOO. HOT. 🔥🔥🔥 With temperatures creeping into triple digits every few days, my motivation to cake up my face has quickly dwindled. I hardly wear a full face now …

Updated Skincare Routine

The road to clear skin has always been a tumultuous journey for me but, since starting this blog I've been able to navigate it with a bit more ease. Blogging has afforded me the opportunity to try new products and find what does and doesn't work for my skin and it has taught me important …