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

Beauties of the Month: Sakura, Karen & Ali of The Sorority Secrets!

May is extra special because I have THREE gorgeous ladies for you instead of just one!  Meet Sakura Karen & Ali, the stunning girls behind The Sorority Secrets (TSS), a lifestyle blog full of beauty tips, tasty recipes, life advice and … 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

Happy Things

Thrilled it’s Friday! I’m looking forward to a weekend of blogging, rest and spending some time with Jon, who has been out of town for about a million years. That’s one reason I have not been posting recipes lately. When … Continue reading

My Spring Lipstick Picks!

{From left to right:  Rimmel 06, MAC Candy Yum-Yum, Maybelline Pink Pop, NYX Narcissus, Maybelline Petal Rebel} Hi beauties.  I’m sorry for being MIA.  A very close family friend passed away last week and it’s been a pretty emotional time.  I … Continue reading

Happy Things

It’s Friday, Friday, gettin’ down on Friday. Name that song! 🙂 Hey beauties! I have some fun posts coming your way next week. I’ll be sharing some spring beauty essentials, my fave lip colors of the season and more, so stay … Continue reading

Simple, Ultra Black Smokey Eye & Luminous Skin (Perfect Look for Valentine’s Day!)

With Valentine’s Day this week, I wanted to share my favorite sultry makeup look!  I only wear this for special occasions/nights on the town.  Details on how I got this look below!  Also, to get soft, romantic curls I followed … 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