LORAC The Royal Full Face Collection – This was a limited edition holiday collection of blush, eyeshadows, Cobra […]
Kristin Ess, co-founder of TheBeautyDepartment.com and hairstylist to the stars, sparked a revolution when she snipped Lauren Conrad’s […]
I love experimenting with skincare and makeup, but in the last several years, I’ve really made an effort to simplify my beauty stash and reduce/eliminate chemicals and toxins from the products I use every day. For more information about cosmetic safety and what scary ingredients may be lurking in your favorite products, check out the EWG Skin Deep database.
While I switch products through the seasons and can’t resist the occasional Sephora spree to try new brands and formulations, there’s a [growing] list of beauty products I use all year and always restock when they run low.
Keep reading for 10 products I can’t live without!
My childhood Caboodle is stocked with Essie nail lacquers in every shade of the rainbow, but these days all […]
Oh, hi! When I declared my intent to unplug a little more and blog a little less back in […]
A couple months ago, the kind folks at Kari Gran sent me a complimentary starter kit of their three-step […]
Over the years, I’ve picked up countless style tips and beauty hacks from reading other blogs. I thought I’d start sharing my favorites in a new series, Blog Schooled. Kicking things off with a simple beauty look inspired by Cupcakes and Cashmere.
I love a good salon pampering sesh as much as the next girl, but I usually don’t have […]
We’re all searching for great beauty deals, and I love reading recommendations on drugstore diamonds-in-the-rough. Here are 10 of my favorites this summer!
Of all the seasons, summer is my favorite for makeup. Probably because you don't need much; it's all about healthy, glowing skin and fun pops of color. These are my top 5 favorite summer looks.
I love sharing my seasonal beauty favorites on the blog. This summer, I’m focused on good sun protection, […]
Fellow natural beauty junkies, rejoice! While scrolling through my Facebook news feed this morning — so in premature […]
Essie recently teamed up with NYC floral designer, Flower Girl, for a special feature with Lucky: pairing […]
You guys, I haven’t gotten any work done for the last hour because I’ve been playing with L’Oreal’s […]
These days I’m really into healthy skin and minimal makeup. My face is at its best with a super simple routine; the more I experiment with products the more aggravated my combination-dry sensitive skin becomes. When it’s angry, it rebels in the worst ways: flakiness, redness, and cystic acne breakouts that leave discoloration behind for weeks.
So for now, I’m skipping the harsh chemicals and anti-aging formulas in favor of gentle, natural products… with high hopes that lots of moisturizer and SPF will guarantee good skin for the long-haul. It worked for my grandmother, so fingers crossed.
Keep reading for a long-winded breakdown of my current short-list routine!