Summer Red

In my recent post about all my fave summer beauty products, I included a red lipstick by CoverGirl called Hot Passion.  Here’s how I’ve been wearing it lately.  This was from 4th of July, but any summer evening is really perfect … Continue reading

My Summer Essentials!

Summer…the season for cold drinks, fresh produce, having outside fun with friends and family and a low maintenance beauty routine.  I have a few body products and makeup items that I have sworn by this summer and when I use just these … Continue reading

Simple Summer Beauty Routine-Winged Liner and Bright Lips

With the dry heat summer brings to New Mexico, switching up my beauty routine is a must.  I like to keep it simple and fresh with a touch of glam during these hot months.  To me this means trading in … Continue reading

Happy Things

I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th!  We spent it with some close friends and got some much needed rain, so it was a great evening.  Here are some highlights of my week! {Jon and I picked out 4 decadent … Continue reading

Spring Fresh: (5 minute natural and glowy makeup routine)

When I need to throw myself together quickly I opt for minimal makeup, focusing on lush lashes, glowing skin and sheer, rosy lips.  This is one of my favorite looks for the spring and summer and can easily be glammed up by using … Continue reading

My Favorite Mascaras (all from the drugstore!)

Mascara is my favorite step of putting makeup on each day.  It totally transforms you.  I have tried a million different kinds and these three are my all time faves.  The best part is that all three are from the … Continue reading

Everyday Natural Makeup Look With My New Urban Decay Naked Basics Palette

I’m completely infatuated with YouTube beauty tutorials now, specifically Tiffany D, Tanya Burr, Michelle Phan and Carli Bybel.  Tanya Burr recently did a gorgeous date night eye makeup tutorial that inspired my look in today’s post.  She paired it with a bright fuchsia lip … Continue reading

Everyday Makeup Look: Golden Bronze Eye and Pink Lips

I love gold eye makeup.  I think it’s flattering on everybody and can be worn day or night.  Here’s a look I wear frequently during the day.  It can easily be darkened for nights out by applying deeper browns and … Continue reading

Smokey Eye with the Urban Decay Naked 2 Palette (And The Perfect Pale Pink Lip!)

This weekend we had my work holiday party so I wanted to glam it up a bit.  I used my Urban Decay Naked2 Palette for the entire look. I love this palette.  It’s perfect for natural, daytime looks and it … Continue reading

A Birthday Splurge: Chanel Coco Rouge Lipstick in Magnolia

I’ve been admiring this lipstick for months, ever since I saw this stunning ad in a magazine earlier this year: It was a part of the Holiday 2010 collection and then I believe they must have rereleased it.  I tried … Continue reading