HELP – My Hair Came Out Too Red!

This is a question I've been getting a ton lately.  My hair came out too red, now what do I do?? Since I've been getting so many questions on it, I thought it would be helpful to do a full post.  Because... Girl, I have been there.  And you don't have to be a redhead to have ...

My Updated Foundation Routine/Anything But Routine: 11 Steps to Create Flawless Skin.

"Some things change, some things stay the same."  - The Pretenders Did the Pretenders look into the future and think I might update my foundation routine when they wrote their epic hit "Hymn To Her"?  Probably.  We don't know, so let's just assume yes. In my previous foundation post that was way overdue for an updating, I ...

Milani Rose Powder Blushes – They’re Back!

Every once in a while a company will come out with a limited edition product that I wish they'd make permanent.  Along with half of the Internet.  Hello, L'Oreal Collection Privee Lipstick in Jennifer's Nude. These Milani Rose blushes reached that rare limited edition fever that had them going on ebay for twice the price.  Instagram ...

Every Contouring Product There Is On This Planet.

Ok, ok.  Maybe the title should have been: Every Contouring Product In My Makeup Collection Which Is Still ALOT.  Researching for this post made me realize I'm no where near close to owning every contouring product available on this planet, but I do have a mighty fine little collection going. I really like each product for ...

“Bronzed Berry” Summer-to-Fall Makeup Tutorial

I like this time of year immensely.  It's still hot but not unbearable, I can curl my hair without feeling like I'm in a steam room at the spa, and did I mention the heat has gone down?  It's all I've talked about?  Well, the heat has gone down. I grew up on the east coast ...

Healthy, Color-Treated Hair – Real or Unicorn? 6 Tips To Make It Real in 7 Days

A lot of my friends who had never colored their hair before did some ombre highlights this year.  And every single one turned to me and said some version of "my hair texture has totally changed"  "my hair feels fried" "I'm using all the same products but my hair feels like straw." Side note: Even if ...

This Contouring Brush Wins.

Did anyone else feel like contouring came out of no where and came in full force?  Contouring came in hot!  I feel like even makeup companies were surprised by our overwhelming love and need for contouring products that work.  I started out with a Smashbox contouring trio, picked up the It Cosmetics contouring palette, Maskcara's ...

Tarte Cosmetics Amazonian Clay 12 Hour Full Coverage Foundaton & BB Tinted Primer Review & Swatches

Instagram, oh, Instagram.  I follow about 5 billion beauty accounts on Instagram and have to force myself not to check it every 10 minutes (30 seconds) because I love looking at makeup.  And hair.  And products.  I don't care if I have the products and I'm looking at someone else's photo of it when I ...

Beach-to-BBQ Summer Makeup Tutorial

Let me start this off by explaining that I know some people are beach purists, as in no-makeup/no-hair/just be. I get that, I really do.  Until I moved from living by the beach to Hollywood.  30 minutes on a good day (meaning leave my house at 8 am) and 'holy moley, will I ever get there?!' ...