i have long sung the praises of the mac paint pots - specifically the shades groundwork and painterly.  if you are not familiar, they are cream shadow pots in a wide variety of shades - groundwork being a warm midtone brown (described as neutral but i don't find it to be) and painterly a pinky... Continue Reading →

british beauty

thanks to all my favorite british beauty bloggers and vloggers, including but not limited to anna of the anna edit (formerly vivianna does makeup), estee lalonde, amelia liana, and suzie of hello october, i have had a lengthy british cosmetics wish list for quite some time (read: years).  so when i was finally able to high-tail... Continue Reading →

an impromptu new york trip

when you get the chance to take a quick trip to new york city, you do it.  ditch your boss, ditch your boyfriend, ditch real life and goooooo!  and no trip to new york is complete without some serious buyer's remorse and an empty wallet, so here are the things that i picked up while there...and... Continue Reading →

the travel makeup bag

i'm heading away to vermont for a long weekend and i am so excited to have a real vacation.  i'm not planning on really putting makeup on besides for dinners and such, so there's nothing very exciting in here.  most of these things will be in my purse (mattifying powder, concealer, lip balm, eyebrow spoolie), but... Continue Reading →

mfam: another dinner out face

(mfam standing for makeup for a minimalist) dr. jart day tint as a redness-reducing base nars sheer glow in mont blanc for more coverage maybelline fit me concealer in 15 fair to cover those beautiful spots neutrogena mineral sheers in 10 classic ivory to set everything and add extra coverage benefit hoola bronzer to make... Continue Reading →

makeup for a minimalist: last night’s face

i went out to dinner last night and wanted to wear a little bit of subtle makeup with my simple outfit of dark wash skinny jeans, oversized/flowy/sheer white sweater, and gladiator style sandals, so here's what i popped on: glossier priming lotion maybelline fit me concealer in fair (15) nars laguna bronzer burberry wet and dry... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑