Drugstore Beauty Faves

I recently discovered three products that I think have earned a permanent place in my beauty bag.  The best part is that they are each under $15 and can be found at a local drugstore.   Goody QuickStyle Paddle Brush With what looks like small, blue caterpillars wedged between the bristles, the Goody QuickStyle Paddle […]

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Manicure Monday

This weekend went by way too fast.  I met up with some friends I haven’t seen in the longest time and ate some pretty delicious pizza.  I, also, baked butterscotch blondies, indulged in some YA fiction, and watched old episodes of Doctor Who.  How was your weekend? HARD CANDY Sweet Tooth ZOYA Charisma and NAIL […]

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The Luminous Effect

What makes you feel luminous?  A new pair of heels? Awesome feedback from your boss on a project? An afternoon at the spa?  I have to admit that the last few months I have not been feeling particularly luminous.  It’s not that good things haven’t been happening to me.  It’s just that there are so […]

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December PopSugar Must Have Box and a Mini Giveaway

With so many fashion subscription services now available, it’s hard to know which to try.  I’ve been eyeing PopSugar’s Must Have box and decided to treat myself with the December box.  The $35 box was stuffed with an assortment of fashion, beauty, and lifestyle products worth about $100. What’s inside: Bodum Bistro Double Wall Thermo-Glass […]

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The Joy of $3 Lip Gloss

The pursuit of the perfect lip gloss is never ending.  Too sticky.  Too Sheer. Too pigmented.  I’ve found some favorites which include M.A.C., Bobbi Brown, and Mary Kay, but who wants to spend double digits on a microscopic tube of color? Enter essence, a brand I found tucked away as an obscure endcap in Ulta. […]

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