Your Official Inauguration Fashion and Beauty Roundup

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On Monday January 21, we witnessed history as Barack Obama was sworn in for a second term as President of the United States of America. I voted for Obama in November and it was a truly proud moment for me as a brand new American citizen. For me, watching the inauguration today was an experience […]

The Sam Fine Fashion Fair Collection is FINALLY Available!

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The excitement has been building since it was announced in 2011, that respected, acclaimed celebrity makeup artist Sam Fine was taking over as Creative Makeup Director for Fashion Fair Cosmetics. Ever since then makeup lovers have been wondering – when will there be a Sam Fine Fashion Fair collection? What would a Sam Fine Fashion […]

Halle Berry at the Golden Globes. Get the Look!

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How does she do it? How does she KEEP doing it? Halle Berry is as radiantly gorgeous as ever. In the words of Luvvie, she looked “..like angels licked her face this morning.” Halle STAYS slaying. BEHOLD. Her patterned, cut out Atelier Versace dress is getting mixed reviews but you know what isn’t getting mixed reviews at […]

Kerry Washington at the Golden Globes. Get The Look!

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At the 2013 Golden Globes, Scandal and Django Unchained star Kerry Washington went for a classic, sleek, restrained look – blunt bangs, slick, straight hair and a nude Miu Miu gown. Makeup artist Carola Gonzalez gave the scoop on her Lancôme makeup! Photo courtesy Lancôme. For Kerry’s face, Carola used Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra 24H Foundation in Suede […]

Medicinal Bubble Baths. Take One Today!

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Your boss turned your stress level all the way up to ten. You got an e mail that worked your last nerve. Your kids won’t take that nap you were really hoping they would. You need some therapy and a massage and an escape from everything that’s weighing you down. A vacation can’t come soon […]

Last Minute Luxury Gift Suggestions

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Isn’t it crazy how Christmas just crept on up on us? I feel like yesterday it was Thanksgiving and I was working on a delicious menu for an at home celebration. And now there are 5 more shopping days until Christmas Day. Photo of woman with gifts via Shutterstock It’s enough to make a late […]

Skincare Confessions

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A big part of being a beauty blogger is the process of trial and error. This is how we learn what works and what doesn’t  right? It’s basically my job to try out beauty products and tell you how they work. But even at 6 years in the game, I’m not a beauty saint. Even though […]