It Cosmetics CC Cream “Your Skin But Better” Spf 50+ Review & Swatches of Light & Medium

I received a sample of It Cosmetics CC cream with my order of some their brushes.  Click {here} to read my review of the (softest) brushes I have ever used.  The sample came in Medium and I used it three times.  I was so impressed with it that I wanted to review it even before ordering ...

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 Make Your Curls Last: Clipping Your Curls to Cool

I realized that I've written the phrase "clip your curls to cool" on here and my Instagram account @girlgetglamorous about a billion times without fully explaining it. Clipping your curls to cool sets the curls in place.  Without clipping them, the weight of your hair makes them fall as they cool, making them loose and not ...

THERE IS A “RIGHT” WAY TO BRUSH YOUR HAIR

WHAT!!??!  Yes.  There is a "right" way to brush your hair.  And I've actually known about it since the first time I got extensions, but I hoarded the knowledge away from you all so that I could trot it out at cocktail parties and look very cool, smart, and informed. Oh wait?  That's politics and current ...

Strawberry Blonde Hair: My Epic Journey

Like Game of Thrones?  Well here's another epic life adventure story for you.  Strawberry Blonde Hair:  My Epic Journey From Too Blonde to Too Red and Everywhere In Between. Anyone who has tried to color their hair strawberry blonde probably knows what I'm talking about.  I've been too blonde, too red, way too red, too brassy.  ...

Guy Bourdin Holiday Collection Limited Edition Promiscuous Lip Pencil Coffret

Just so we are all on the same page "Coffret" is a fancy word for the-best-lip-pencil-set-ever. I walked into the Sephora during their V.I.B sale (20% off the ENTIRE STORE) and I had given myself a pep talk.  I was going to stay focused and get the foundations I wanted (more on those in another post).  ...

My Skincare Routine & Favorite Products

Skincare!  So important.  Your skin is your canvas.  And For What is makeup without the perfect canvas?? Ok.  Enough philosophy.  I don't want Aristotle or Plato to feel their place in history is being challenged by my Deep Thoughts. I have tried so many products over the years and used a ton that are totally wrong for ...

Benefit “Gimme Brow” Brow Gel Review

A couple of weeks ago, while makeup browsing (my safe place), I came across Benefit's new brow gel "Gimme Brow."  Intrigued?  Yes, yes I was. I purchased Gimme Brow in Light/Medium for $22.  Described by Benefit as a "brow-volumizing fibergel," it is essentially a mascara for your eyebrows.  Mascaras add fiber to your lashes, making them ...