Smoky Eye Friday: the cobalt blue edition

I’ve been wanting to do a cobalt eye, and I finally got a chance to give it a try. I’m pretty pleased with the results – I’m not sure about the highlighting color, but the cobalt/smoke was super dramatic. (more…)

Try this trick for looking good even without makeup

I don’t wear makeup every day. I know, right? Shocking. But I work from home full time now, and rarely have a reason  to get out of my sweatshirts and leggings unless I’m going out. Luckily, that’s pretty often, because when you work from home, you look for just about any opportunity to get out. Book club meeting? Sure! Movie with friends? Absolutely. Civic league meeting? Even that. But just because I don’t leave the house consistently every day doesn’t mean I want to walk around with a completely bare face. Here is a little discovery to help out on those “no-makeup” days. (more…)

By |February 13th, 2014|Garnier, Primer, skin care|Comments Off

Valentine’s Day nail art inspiration

Looking for something super cute to rock on your nails this Valentine’s Day? Then you seriously need to check out my super-cool Pinterest board with tons of V-Day inspirations. (more…)

Top Ten Tuesdays: red lipstick

Oh, you know I have so many red lippies – too many to count. But I managed to pick out my top ten – and a few of them probably aren’t in existence anymore, but they sure are pretty.  (more…)

Mani Monday: Illamasqua Purity

Seriously, when I saw this color in my “mystery box” from Illamasqua, I was kind of disappointed. I don’t normally go for nudes, or really any shade that isn’t in-your-face full of color. But in interest of giving a fair review of the formula, I went ahead with it.  (more…)

By |February 10th, 2014|beauty|Comments Off