Life Update: A Triumphant Return

So, the big question: where have I been for the past few months? The short and simplest answer is: life. Life happened. And it continues to. The long answer is: somewhere where all 20-somethings eventually find themselves, I suppose; dealing with the reality that life didn't turn out like we expected and wondering what the hell to do …

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Five Products: Summer Bases

Hello friends! It has been quite a while since I've put together a "Five Products" post, but I was inspired recently by lucieleannexo by her own Five Glowing Bases for Summer to create my own version. From tinted moisturizers, to BB creams, CCs, and everything in-between there's what can feel like an overwhelming amount of options. While …

Review: Maybelline Vivid Mattes Voxbox

Hello my darlings! I apologize again for the inconsistent content lately. If I'm going to be perfectly honest, I have been in a huge funk ever since I got back from vacation. From getting back into the swing of work schedules, readjusting to time differences, working things out in my personal life, and just the …

Review: Valentia Skincare

Hello my loves, I feel like I've been on the road for forever now; so long now that I can't remember the last time I sat down to write a blog post. I'm currently on the last leg of my travels for this month, saving the best part for last: two weeks of island hopping in …

Guest Post: Tea For Me

Hey all! Sorry for that the blog has been a mess lately; I was anticipating having even more guest bloggers to post for you while I was away, but unfortunately things did not go planned. Please enjoy another guest post from My Violet Delights now that some things have been straightened out. And thanks again to …

Product Comparison: Mint Glitter Polishes [Deborah Lippman vs. Revlon]

With summer kicking off and all of the traveling I've been doing recently, I thought I'd share my perfect summer polish to wear on my nails. I wanted something fun, but also long lasting. The particular shade I picked was my obviously favorite mint green but filled with flecks of glitter, as the texture and formula …

What’s In My Bag: DC Travel Edition

Hello my loves, If you’ve been following me on social media (shameless plug below) then you’ll know I’m in the midst of my grand tour of America. I found a moment to calculate and reflect and have concluded that out of this entire month I’ll be traveling for 25 days on 3 Trips through 3 …

Favorites: Spring 2016

Hello my loves, can you believe it's already almost June?! I know I say this every time, but time sure seems to be flying by. This year is already almost halfway gone and I honestly just feel like my existence is the equivalent of the wide grin emoji. You know, this one: 😬 ? Basically, I'm …

Lookbook: Zodiac Part II

Hello my beautiful friends! A warm welcome back to all of my old and new readers! Once again, I apologize that my posting schedule has been way out of whack, but I have a ton of content to catch up on in a short amount of time, so bear with me. I'm trying to post …

Review: WHEN Face Masks

As these past few months have been incredibly busy and fast paced, I've found it more necessary than ever to take a breather and dedicate some time to unwinding and de-stressing, as not to implode from all of the pressure. Without a little "me-time" I don't know how I would have made it. That being …