My Morning Skincare Routine

My simple 3 step morning beauty routine for those winter mornings you'd rather sleep in.

I’m all about simplifying my life right now, and my beauty routine reflects that. No 20-step skincare for me. Every season my beauty regimen changes a little bit to reflect the current state of my skin, and this winter, my less is more attitude has been great for my face, so I thought I’d share what […]

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imPRESS Nails: A Quick & Easy Manicure

Manicures are easy when you use imPRESS press-on manicure. I gave these hot pink nails a test drive!

I think there is something so ladylike about long nails. I’m not talking about the talons some celebrities and other creatives sport but nails that are long enough to show that you make time for personal care and probably indulge in regular manicures. imPRESS sent me a sample of their press-on manicure as part of a […]

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Influenster Jingle VoxBox Review

A peek inside the Influenster Jingle VoxBox!

Over the holidays Influenster sent me their Jingle VoxBox, a small package stuffed with goodies from nail polish to a tiny Olaf. If you are not familiar with Influenster, they are a site that connects savvy shoppers with brands. After joining their community, you can review products as well as become eligible to test products […]

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A Newbie’s Guide to Hair Extensions

Get long hair fast with Irresistible Me hair extensions. Here I'm wearing Royal Rosewood.

A few weeks ago Irresistible Me contacted me about reviewing their hair extensions. To say I was excited would be an understatement. I had already seen posts from Kristen from See You in a Porridge and Rachel from The Daily Luxe about Irresistible Me, so I was thrilled at the chance to try them for myself. I’ve […]

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Think Dirty. Be Priti.

Looking to detox your beauty cabinet? Think Dirty is the app for that, and Priti NYC is the nail polish you'll want to add to your collection.

For the last few months, I have been using the Think Dirty app to help me detox my beauty cabinet. It’s been quite insightful to see the ratings of some of my favorite products. A natural label does not mean all of the ingredients are natural or that the product is free of health risks. Think […]

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Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs

Thoughts on Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs.

I was raised to believe that a lady always wore hose when she wore a skirt or a dress. This advice seems incredibly dated now, but as a child and even a teenager, I didn’t question it. As a dancer and a figure skater, I was always wearing tights, so pantyhose seemed perfectly normal. However, […]

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Madison Reed: Salon Hair Color at Home

Madison Reed: At home salon quality hair color.

When I was in high school, I begged my mom to let me dye my hair. I grew up watching my mom and grandma dye their hair, and to me at least, dyed hair seemed incredibly grown up. When I was sixteen, my mom finally said yes, and soon my hair was no longer dirty-dish-water-brown […]

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Hair Color is My Mood Ring

Hair color is my mood ring? What does your hair color say about you?

Hair color is my mood ring. When I’m sad or need a change, my hair is the first to feel it. I’ve been dyeing my hair since I was 16, and the first color I chose was called Caribbean Mahogany, a rich auburn red. Since then, my hair has been dyed black and blonde and […]

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Pineapple Nail Art

How to do pineapple nail art

The grass is finally green! The last week has had its share of stormy weather, but the good news is it’s starting to feel like spring. Yesterday, I even saw some daffodils in bloom. Speaking of spring weather, pineapple is one of those things that immediately makes me think of warm weather and tropical beaches, so […]

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Manicure Mondays with Zoya Nail Polish

Wearing Zoya gold nail polish in Severine.

Buying new nail polish is one of my guilty pleasures. While my nail polish drawer is full of more colors than a rainbow, I can’t help but indulge in a new shade now and then. One of my favorite brands is ZOYA because the formula is 5 free (no Dibutyl Phthalate, Toluene, Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin, […]

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