Catching up and Spring 16 Beauty!

Catching up and Spring 16 Beauty!

  So sorry for the LOOONG silence! For those of you who do not know, I started a new job back in July (cosmetics department manager for Saks). We have been SO insanely busy beginning with the normal Q4 retail insanity, then moving in to 2016 with all of the craziness involved in opening a […]

Pink Ladies

Pink Ladies

Every spring, I re-fall in love with pink. If you know me well, I am not a girly girl… despite the years working in the beauty and fashion industry and growing up in the south, I prefer a style less frilly and fluffy. I am the girl who died her hair dark in college to […]

Gucci cosmetics!

Gucci cosmetics!

Being the beauty geek that I am, I get super stoked about new designer lines launching.  In recent years the bar for new luxe beauty brands has been steadily being raised (think Dolce and Gabbana and Tom Ford). I have been anxiously awaiting the new Gucci launch to see how they would stack up against […]

Drug Store Beauty Buys!

Drug Store Beauty Buys!

I am a makeup junkie. There, I said it.  I have TONS of makeup.  And, just as with clothes, shoes and handbags I generally lean toward designer products.  There are, however, a few stellar products I wanted to share with you that you can pick up for just a few dollars at the local drugstore […]

Messy Bun: A hair tutorial for the novice

Messy Bun: A hair tutorial for the novice

We all need a go-to hair style for the mornings when we just don’t have enough time.  For a while, the top knot was the big dog on campus, but now there is a new kid in town, and man… is that one chic kid or what?!? (I’m talking about the messy bun people, do […]

Summer beauty picks

Summer beauty picks

When warm weather rolls in, I always cut my makeup routine down to the bare minimum.  There is nothing that I loathe more than sweating with a face full of makeup! Here are my go-to products lately (notice the 2 aerosol products – foundation and bronzer – much preferred to powder due to the lightness […]

How to wear a BOLD colored eyeliner

How to wear a BOLD colored eyeliner

Step 1: Prime the lid to absorb oil and prevent smudging (I prefer to use a colored primer which neutralizes any discoloration in the lid) Step 2: Line the eye with a creme liner and angled eyeliner brush (more controlled than liquid) from the inner corner extending out and up from the outer edge of […]