What I’m Loving Vol. 3

Beauty favorites February 2018 | Commodity Gold perfume, Grown Alchemist Day Cream, Collosol Eau de Lait, Glossier Puff, Glossier Cloud paint puff

A [potentially] monthly installment of what I’m currently loving. This year has already been a whirlwind, but these are some goodies helping me through. What I’m Loving Vol. 3 I’ve added more fragrances to my collection in the last year than I ever have before, and I’d like to think my tastes are evolving away from my high school + … Read moreWhat I’m Loving Vol. 3

5 Things I Tried: Beauty Products Tested No. 2

Drunk Elephant Protini, Glossier solution, NARS Soft Matte Concealer, The Ordinary Squalane oil, Pai Shau shampoo, Glossier Body Hero

All the things I’ve been testing recently + my feelings in real time, part deux January 4, 2018: I’m always wary to try new haircare simply because my hair seems to be the high maintenance, yet low maintenance, type. Because my hair is thick, long, and I have a lot of it, shampoo can be … Read more5 Things I Tried: Beauty Products Tested No. 2

Antioxidants, and Why They’re Great For Your Skin

Antioxidants and Why They're Great For Your Skin

Sneaky little free radicals are aging our skin on the daily. You can’t avoid breathing, eating, or exposing your skin to air because that comes with the territory we call “being alive.” But, there are ways to lessen their aging effects on our skin. Side note: of course topically applying antioxidants isn’t enough. Your body needs antioxidants … Read moreAntioxidants, and Why They’re Great For Your Skin

The Newest Launch: Glossier Solution

Glossier Solution review

GLOSSIER SOLUTION Glossier’s solution to the pesky problem that is dull, blemish prone, textured, and uneven toned skin is their new Solution— a 10% AHA, BHA, PHA liquid exfoliator. If you know me then you know I’m A L L about chemical exfoliators (hello Complex Beauty The Godmother, Drunk Elephant Babyfacial, Sunday Riley Good Genes, … Read moreThe Newest Launch: Glossier Solution

Winter Skincare Tips Featuring Dove

Winter Skincare Tips Featuring Dove

When winter rolls around it seems as though everyone forms a phalanx and chants, “moisturize, moisturize, moisturize.” But, winter skin, whether it’s on your face or body, needs moisture. And a little extra TLC never hurt either. So I teamed up with Dove to offer some winter skincare tips because no one wants dry, flaky, … Read moreWinter Skincare Tips Featuring Dove

5 Things I Tried: Beauty Products Tested No. 1

5 things I tried

As I stare at my bedroom littered with beauty products, my hair slightly greying as we speak from stress because I’m running out of storage, I think: you need to talk about products more. I realize that I post a lot about products, but still feel like I don’t talk about enough. So, here I … Read more5 Things I Tried: Beauty Products Tested No. 1

5 Cream Moisturizers That Won’t Break You Out

Cream moisturizer for winter that won't clog your pores

It’s no secret that I love all things gel consistency. I find that gels make my skin more bouncy and supple. And overall they feel cooling and soothing on my skin– something my skin needs more often than not. But, sometimes gels aren’t enough and you have to bring in their creamier, more lush counterpart: cream … Read more5 Cream Moisturizers That Won’t Break You Out

The Makeup & Skincare I Majorly Loved in 2017

2017 beauty favorites

I loved a lot of products in 2017, but some things stood out from the rest and deserve all the attention. I’m not going to do every single category simply because there are several things I like in each category, but we’re here to talk about the ‘ones’. The ones who I adore and will … Read moreThe Makeup & Skincare I Majorly Loved in 2017

I Hauled Way Too Much: Black Friday 2017

Byredo, Diptyque, Grown Alchemist, Glossier

I Hauled Way Too Much: A Memoir   My true nature as a bon vivant came out to play during Black Friday when all the beauty deals were too hard to pass up. There’s a lot I wish I purchased, but simultaneously, my beauty cravings are mostly satiated– for now. I knew 1000% that I would be taking … Read moreI Hauled Way Too Much: Black Friday 2017

What I’m Loving Vol. 2

Beauty products I'm loving | Origins Tinted Moisturizer, Dr. Jart Cicapair Color Treatment, Glossier Like, Glossier You, MAC Breath of Plum

A [potentially] monthly installment of what I’m currently loving. What I’m Loving Vol. 2 Glossier Gen G Like. My other lipsticks have been severely neglected lately because all I’ve been using are the Glossier Generation G lipsticks. They’re perfect for everyday and easy to apply sans mirror, giving the lips a wash of color. My … Read moreWhat I’m Loving Vol. 2

A New Way to Scrub That Bod

Harper + Ari Sugar Cubes review

Like Alec Baldwin bellowed in that infamous Glengarry Glen Ross Always Be Closing scene, “let’s talk about something important!” i.e. body care! There’s nothing I love more than treating myself to a full sugar body scrub at least once a week (more, if I’m feeling extra). Typically, I go the DIY route of making my own concoction … Read moreA New Way to Scrub That Bod

The Sephora VIB Sale Haul (2017)

Sephora vib sale haul tom ford bronzing gel, tom ford moodlight duo, ouai rose hair oil, youth to the people eye cream, dior mascara

I debated and debated (and debated) on whether or not I should write this post because are hauls even helpful? But, here I am for some quick beauty show and tell. Let me know what you got so I can start prepping for their next sale ;) The Sephora VIB Sale Haul (2017) TOM FORD. … Read moreThe Sephora VIB Sale Haul (2017)