My Mommy Makeup (Hint: It’s not about speed or minimalism.)

If the "mom jean" is the high-waisted, wide-cut through the hips and skinny through the calves, faded monstrosity made popular by the talented women of SNL, then the "mom face" is the hurried makeup look done by countless women every morning where you slap on just enough concealer and mascara not to look exhausted, but … Continue reading My Mommy Makeup (Hint: It’s not about speed or minimalism.)

Worth the Hype? Anastasia Clear Brow Gel v. Drugstore and Affordable Options

I recently received a sample of the Anastasia Clear Brow Gel in my September Play! by Sephora box. First, kudos to you, Sephora, for including such a popular item in your subscription box! I was really excited to see that. I immediately knew I wanted to test it against a few other clear brow gels … Continue reading Worth the Hype? Anastasia Clear Brow Gel v. Drugstore and Affordable Options

Best Transition-to-Fall Lip Products; or, It May Be the First Day of Fall, but It Still Feels Like Summer

I live in Texas. Texas is hot. There's just no way around it. It's September and it is still almost 100 degrees every day. So while other bloggers post new fall cosmetic collections, full of beautiful deep eyeshadows, thick winged liner, and burgundy matte lips, I'm still here trying to race from my office to my … Continue reading Best Transition-to-Fall Lip Products; or, It May Be the First Day of Fall, but It Still Feels Like Summer