a brief note & insta roundup

my bohemians!  i'm sorry i have been so absent on the blog and instagram.  a brief explanation...i'm back in summer school after only 3 days off, i moved out of my apartment and am living with my sister, brother-in-law, and their dog baby, my long distance lover is back in town, and i can't find... Continue Reading →

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 →

january 2, 2018

sometimes only coming home has the power to heal all our wounds. when i left my apartment on december 14, 2017, my heart was raw and my eyes swollen from the previous night's tears.  ending relationships is always hard, but ending one that you weren't even able to fully begin is harder. through three weeks... Continue Reading →

loving craving wishing waiting

oooh i haven't done of these in a long time.  here are some previous iterations: january, june, august, and april.loving . . . my skincare and makeup routines are soooo down pat the critical babe broad city season 4 black jeans cold weather, FINALLY!craving . . . hot apple cider soup, all day every day... Continue Reading →

glossier: a realistic review

i think it's safe to say i'm a glossier og.  i purchased the phase 1 set only a few months after their launch, mostly after watching emily weiss' video with leandra medine.  i've loved the brand since then and some of their products i just don't think i could do my makeup or skincare routines... Continue Reading →

the sunshine award

i am so honored to have been nominated for the sunshine award by student makeup struggles!  basically georgia nominated me to answer the questions she prepared, and then i will nominate and pose my own questions to bloggers of my choice.  i think this means i'm a real blogger now, right?!the rules are as follows:... Continue Reading →

finding home

last summer, i met a sweet, sweet guy.  he is different from almost anyone else i have ever met.  we dated for a little bit and though things didn't work out, i count him as a dear friend. he is wild.  he is free.  he is natural.  he finds solace in the simple things, like... Continue Reading →

sunday musings & the role of the artist

"perhaps the primary distinction of the artist is that he must actively cultivate that state which most men, necessarily, must avoid; the state of being alone.  that all men are, when the chips are down, alone, is a banality - a banality because it is very frequently stated but very rarely, on the evidence, believed.... Continue Reading →

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