There was a lot of interest in my Springtime Makeup Tutorial last week about the other products I use. Since that post was sponsored, I didn’t feel right linking to competitors’ brands, so I today I’m sharing the rest of the products in my makeup bag! (Or in my case, my makeup drawer. I have a bin I keep under my bathroom sink where I store all of my makeup. I really could use a better system.) It used to be that I’d
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I don’t know about you, but in the spring and summertime, I don’t want to deal with heavy makeup. If I go out at night during the warmer months, I definitely wear full coverage foundation and do up my eyes, but for my daily makeup routine, I’m all about lightweight products that give more of a natural glow than a heavily made-up look. Today I’m teaming up with EcoTools® and Burt’s Bees® to share an easy daytime makeup routine for spring and summer featuring Burt’s
With the 26 Days of Fall Outfits series wrapping up, everyone in the Facebook Group has been saying, NOW what do we do?!? You guys, Cyndi and I aren’t going anywhere!! In fact, as I said yesterday, I’m planning to focus more on the fashion and beauty topics for a while and see where that leads. I have sooo many post topic ideas swarming in my head, I just need to find time to create them all. We’ve been
I’ve been wanting to write this post for an age. I have actually been wanting to write a post on each of these products, but I can never seem to find the time. I don’t know what it is about beauty topics. It’s like I have a mental block about posting them. I think it’s because I want to have gorgeous creative photography to go along with them, and I just don’t really have the eye for it. If you
I grew up in southern Virginia in the eighties. Like a good Southern girl, I started wearing makeup when I was about 13 and never looked back. I wore a ton of makeup in high school, but once I got to college in New England, I ditched the clown face and went for a more natural look. I even went through a phase in my early adulthood when I only wore face powder, blush, mascara and lipgloss. But as I got older,
We’re nearing the end of the year, and I have had the opportunity to try a lot of new beauty products this year. Many of them get shoved to the back of my vanity, but there are a few that are front and center — products that I love and adore and cannot live without. I decided to make a Best of Beauty Award for the products that I think are worthy of mention. If you have not tried one
I’m not one to change up my makeup very often, but this announcement landed in my email inbox last week — the new limited edition Bobbi Brown Scotch on the Rocks Collection is available just in time for the holidays! I’m ready to order one of everything. I love the rich, bronzy metallics, rose golds and deep browns. This Shimmer Lip Color in Malt Shimmer is on the top of my wish list