You Deserve: Kiehls Midnight Recovery Concentrate

Kiehls Midnight Recovery Concentrate

If you live in the northern hemisphere you’re probably feeling it right now — the undeniable effects of the change of seasons. Or maybe you live in a warm climate but the inevitability of growing older is taking a toll. There comes a point in your life when you realize — whoa my skin needs […]

Read My Lips at the Neosporin Lip Health Twitter Party!

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As the weather gets dryer, moisture becomes more and more of a factor — for your hair, your skin and yes, even your lips! In the interest of keeping your lips soft, smooth, and in perfect shape for wearing your most bangin’ lipstick or smooching your one and only love, I invite you to join […]

Summer Festival Beauty and Fashion Essentials!

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I absolutely love this time of year — summer heat and there’s a festival every season! It’s a time to celebrate my love for live music and unleash inner hippie. So far this year my husband and I went to the three-day Dave Matthews Band Caravan (he’s a HUGE fan!), Pitchfork has passed and Lollapalooza […]

Summertime Makeup Tips, Tricks, and Looks

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Tis the season for summer makeup, and the lovely and amazing MUA Meagan Shea is here to offer professional insight and tips on looking your best all summer long! Without further ado…here’s Meagan! Summertime, Summertime! So lovelies, Summer is OFFICIALLY here.  It’s hot, the sun is baking our skin & everybody should be glowing!  We’re […]

How Do You Clean Your Makeup Brushes?

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Bellas, question time – how often do you clean your makeup brushes? C’mon, you can tell me! Here’s my embarrassing, shameful but true confession…I don’t clean my makeup brushes nearly often enough! I use them daily and I’m honestly embarrassed to tell you how often I take the time to deep clean my makeup brushes […]

All About The Butters

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A YouTube video by Heady 1313 recently made the rounds of social media and the blogosphere, stirring up controversy and laughter in its wake. Provocatively titled “I Am So Pissed At Black People Right Now,” the video wasn’t about some hot-button racial issue. It was about The Butters. As in shea, cocoa, mango, etcetera. When […]

The Makeup Show NYC & the Three Brands MUA Meagan Shea Fell In Love With!

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Meagan Shea is a hardworking makeup artist, and when she isn’t beating faces in the DC and Maryland areas or being a busy honeybee at Oyin, she’s a-traveling the land to further her craft! When Meagan told me she was attending The Makeup Show NYC, I asked her to clue me into the three brands […]