the sephora sale: what i actually bought

my sephora purchases arrived!  i'm so happy with my service this time around, especially compared to my drama in the fall.  these are all first impressions, but honestly these products are pretty epic.  i killed it.  no shame!  also important to note, i had a pretty hefty sephora merch credit from some returns i had... Continue Reading →

the skincare routine

this was originally an instagram post, but i thought it would be better as a quick bonus blog post instead.  so, this is tonight's skincare routine, as well as what my routine is going to look like for a while thanks to some killer new products (excluding the mask, which is just a once a... Continue Reading →

the best of 2016

the people, places, and things that i found and fell in love with in 2016 . . . what i wore // mac strobe cream  -  nars radiant tinted moisturizer mac paint pots in groundwork (warm brown) & painterly (cool nude) rms eye polish in myth (glossy taupe) pacifica stellar gaze mascara in stardust (brown) glossier... Continue Reading →

november picks

you know the drill: new discoveries, rediscoveries...all the stuff i'm digging this month. using >> too faced hangover primer // i have used this absolutely every day since i purchased it at the very beginning of the month, including days that i haven't been wearing any makeup.  i love the added moisture it gives to my... Continue Reading →

exploring milk makeup

i cannot resist milk makeup.  i just think it's so cool and innovative, and i love their message of makeup for all people of all styles, not just girly girls or whatever.  i have gotten all of these products from urban outfitters online (not all at once!) but they also are available at sephora and... Continue Reading →

the real real pt.3

part three: the lips. all matte, all the time.when i just need a little moisture, i have to use the weleda lip balm.  it's my absolute favorite lip balm as it's unscented and unflavored, clear, slightly matte, and on the waxy side.  it sinks in quickly but also coats the lips, so it's not like it... Continue Reading →

mfam: cream bronzer edition

i would say that bronzer is my all time favorite beauty product (category?).  it just makes me feel more alive and awake, and just a light dusting does the trick.  lately, however, i've really gotten into cream bronzers, as they add color and dew to the skin, and just add to that healthy effect.  i... Continue Reading →

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