Konjac Sponge: What the Heck They Are & Why You Should Get One

Okie Dokie, here we go... Browsing what was new on the Sephora website one day and came across a Konjac sponge by Boscia ($18).  My first thought was "What the heck is this thing??" and second "I wonder if it works?" Two things that really sell me on a product are *New* and/or *Limited Edition*.  This qualified ...

Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation Review & Swatches Shade 4.25

You might have thought you could never love anything more than this picture: And you'd be right, it is a challenge to love something as much, but I have a serious competitor in the ring: Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation. I had been hearing makeup artists and magazines sing this foundation's praises for years.  Everyone raved about ...

I Don’t Always Surf The Internet, But When I Do EYEBROWS.

The first time I saw this ^ joke on Instagram, I fell out of my chair laughing.  Puns and bad pick up lines will get me anytime.  There you go, the keys to my heart, Internet Men. I never used to fill in my eyebrows.  1: Because I would just get a little lazy and 2: ...

Bye, Bye White Stripes. A Review of Rita Hazan Root Concealer Spray in Red.

Like clockwork, every three weeks after coloring my hair I'd have a solid white stripe of regrowth.    Love strawberry blonde hair, hate looking like a candy cane by the end of every month. Recap from this post, my hair used to naturally be light reddish brown, but started going grey when I was 20.  So now ...

TOM FORD BEAUTY Lip Color Shine Lipstick in #06 Abandon: Review & Swatches

Remember my first time using Tom Ford lipstick?  I do. My friend Genevieve surprised me for Christmas (have you noticed a theme here, that all my friends give me the most insanely nice gifts ever!?).  And by surprised I mean I opened the most adorable Ted Baker bow makeup bag, (how did Gen even know that ...

Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette: Review & Swatches & Some Purdy Lil Looks

If you want to know how I felt when my friend surprised me with the Naked 3 palette for Christmas, watch : THIS VIDEO.  *Warning* you will see how fully nuts I am. Seriously though, best surprise!!  This is my first Naked Palette from Urban Decay.  I love rose tinted shadows, they give your face such ...

Makeup & Bathroom Organization

My love of makeup + limited bathroom counter space = producers of the tv show Hoarders DREAM. My bathroom was getting crazy.  So I bought a Caboodles counter top organizer.  And for a little while, life was beautiful. The Caboodles held just the right amount of makeup to do a full face...for a normal human, this organizer ...

How to Wake Up with Big, Voluminous Hair (#YesPlease)

This trick is by far one of the fastest and easiest hair moves you'll ever make. You'll need dry shampoo.  I prefer Khlorane dry shampoo in the powder version (vs. the spray can). Before you go to bed, sprinkle dry shampoo on the crown on your head.  This is the upper, back area of your head.  Think: ...

Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Crayon Eyeliner: Review & Swatch of Blacquer Black

When I try a new makeup line and feel obsessed with it: this is what I look like. Marc Jacobs Beauty came to Sephora and I was interested but tried to slow my roll on how excited I got.  "Manage my expectations" in corporate-talk.  I ordered the Gel Highliner in the deluxe sample size as a ...