2 Lipsticks I Can’t Stop Wearing

2 Lipsticks I Can’t Stop Wearing

A month or so ago, I decided to freshen up my look with some new lipstick colors.  For me, the easiest and fastest way to switch up my everyday makeup routine is to incorporate a a new lipstick or two into the mix. I have to admit though that I'm not usually one to wear [...]

Makeup Talk: Drugstore vs. Designer

Makeup Talk: Drugstore vs. Designer

Makeup is makeup, no matter the price tag.  If the application is flawless, does it really matter how much it costs? Something to think about: A company like L’Oreal, who is is the world’s largest cosmetics and beauty organization, will put out similar products in different packaging for you to consume depending on your budget. [...]

How I trim my side-swept bangs

How I trim my side-swept bangs

Ok, so that's a really terrible and scary shot of me about to trim my own hair, but the reality of it is that it can be scary to cut your own hair, especially when you have no cosmetology training whatsoever which is why it's best to leave it to the professionals!  Now, I'm not [...]

Natural, Full Eyebrows

Natural, Full Eyebrows

Eyebrows are the frame of our face!  Trust me, you just need them!  They're the finishing touch to everyone's face. See what I mean?  Like any beauty trend, eyebrows have gone through a number of phases.  First they were bushy, then everyone went through a hairless phase (put the tweezers down please!), and most recently, [...]

July Beauty Favorites

July Beauty Favorites

Follow my blog with Bloglovin  July is here and that means it's time to share my picks for this month's beauty favorites! Click the items listed below to Shop my Favorites! Living Proof Full Dry Volume Blast My hair is naturally fine and straight and shall I say.... limp.  It always needs a little pick-me-up [...]

Summer Nails- My Top 3 Go-To Summer Colors

Summer Nails-  My Top 3 Go-To Summer Colors

I have to admit, I'm really intimidated by all the colors in the nail polish aisle.  I get a little anxious while staring at the wall of endless colors....there's just so many!  I always find myself thinking, "I like this color, but I already have one that's really similar to it."   I have recently [...]

5 face washing mistakes you might be making 

5 face washing mistakes you might be making 

So you think your doing all the "right" things to maintain a clear completion?  Are you sure?  Here's a list of the top 5 mistakes you might be making. Not using a cleaner that's right for your skin type.  Do your research.  Skin care is not a one type fits all. Missing spots!  Forgetting to [...]

Face Mask Friday! Mask Time = ME Time

Face Mask Friday! Mask Time = ME Time

BOO!  Did I scare you?  I sure scare my kids every time I wear my sheet masks! Let’s be honest, being a woman isn’t easy. It’s a continual struggle to keep up with the ever-growing list of self-care and beauty regimens- Eyebrow grooming, haircuts, hair color, nails, and shaving/waxing to name a few.  But in [...]

Lovin’ Lately

Lovin’ Lately

Here's a few of the items I've got my eye on or am currently using. ONE       TWO      THREE      FOUR      FIVE      SIX      SEVEN      EIGHT      NINE shift dress- love the lace detail and how light and comfortable this looks Stainless steel travel coffee mug- been using this nearly everyday since I got it.  Perfect for drinking [...]

Undone Waves for Short Hair; a Step-by-Step Pictorial

Undone Waves for Short Hair; a Step-by-Step Pictorial

I get lots of likes and comments on my current hairstyle and was most recently asked to do a tutorial. While I would love to film a tutorial, I find it very hard to dry and style my hair all in one, uninterrupted setting thanks to my kids ;).  So, after an off and on debate, [...]

JUNE Beauty Favorites

JUNE Beauty Favorites

I've decided to start sharing a monthly list of my favorite beauty products. Each month I will showcase 5 or 6 of my favorite masks, lipsticks, moisturizers, nail polishes, hair products, and/or fragrances.   This month I accidentally chose to share all face products but I will try to share a variety in the months ahead. [...]

My stay-at-home must have’s

My stay-at-home must have’s

My ideal Saturday or Sunday is a 'staycation' at home with no plans whatsoever....  No alarm. No chores. No need to shower or get ready in a hurry. I often dream of the day when I can sleep in, drink my entire cup of coffee while it's actually hot, make breakfast and eat it in one [...]

Summer Date Night Look

Summer Date Night Look

Summer date nights are the best! Am I right!?! I LOVE patio dining and there is no better way to take advantage of the gorgeous weather than dining outdoors. My typical date night attire is generally nothing too fancy.  In all honesty, I usually just wear the same top I'd had on all day (if it doesn't [...]

My Favorite Drugstore Makeup Products

My Favorite Drugstore Makeup Products

It's so easy to be swayed by the popular, alluring displays and flashy designer-brand makeup advertising.  Who doesn't want a flawless appearance like the famous faces representing high-end designer products?  Believe me when I say, you can achieve a similar (nearly exact) look using drugstore products at a fraction of the cost.   All of the products [...]

“No Makeup” Makeup Look

“No Makeup” Makeup Look

There are days when you want your makeup to look effortless and natural.  The "no makeup" makeup look is great for when you don't want to put on much makeup, yet look like a natural beauty.  This look actually enhances your natural beauty, rather than hiding it under layers of makeup. As much as I [...]

My Step-by-Step At Home Manicure Routine

My Step-by-Step At Home Manicure Routine

There's something about having a manicure that just makes it seem like you have your life together!  A manicure adds that extra style and touch to any outfit! If I'm being completely honest, I am never 100% satisfied with the paint job from a 'professional' salon, plus it's $30 a pop, so I just stick to [...]

My (current) hairstyle: straight

My (current) hairstyle: straight

I prefer to wear my hair wavy or curled, but since time is of the essence, most days (especially to work) I wear it straight. My cut is simply an angled, layered or graduated bob.  The layers are shorter in the back, and gradually get longer towards the front.  My bangs are longer and swept to [...]

12 tips to make your eyes look bigger and better

12 tips to make your eyes look bigger and better

How to: Apply concealer around and under your eyes to conceal dark circles.  Dark circles will give you sunken-eye look and will make your eyes appear smaller.   Keep your eyebrows groomed, lightly filled in, and tammed.  Eyebrows that are too bold, overgrown, and shapeless are a no, no!     Aim to keep your [...]

Summer Glow

Summer Glow

The only time I've ever been told I was "glowing" was when I was pregnant!  Though, I'm not expecting now, I always aspire to have that same glowing appearance I had when I was.  I mean, who doesn't want to have a pretty, glowing face?  Unfortunately, I wasn't blessed my dad's tall, dark, and handsome [...]

Makes Scents

Makes Scents

I'm one of those people that always has to have perfume or body spray on before walking out the door.  It's the very last step in my daily, morning routine. I don't know what it is, but I don't dare leave the house without it.  Not that I think I smell bad, but I suppose its because [...]