My Favorite Skincare Products: The List

Hello, again. A few weeks ago I put up {this} skincare tips post, intending to put up a favorite products list a few days later, then life went on fast forward.  Does anyone else feel like December/January were and are the fastest months in the history of life? So without further ado or rambling, these are some ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Maybelline Gilded in Gold Limited Edition Fall 2013 Collection: Plum Shimmer Blush, Colorsensational Lipstick in Pink Grandeur & Refined Red

Oh la, la, Limited Edition!  Two of my favorite, most heart-pounding-enducing words in the English language!  I love limited edition sets and I love Maybelline, so here we go. Maybelline came out with their Gilded in Gold collection that included three matte Color Tattoo eye shadows, three blushes, two lipsticks, and two nail polishes.  The matte ...

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 ...

TOM FORD BEAUTY Lipstick Review & Swatch of #14 Sable Smoke

Ok.  Tom Ford lipstick.  I've seen it in magazines, beauty editors rave about this stuff and you know they get to try eeeverything. This lipstick is supposed to be A.  Very.  Big.  Deal. BUT the price tag is insane.  $48 for a lipstick.  That is Yikes.  So when my fancy and lovely friend Genevieve got one ...