Print is not dead...or at least not for me. I still subscribe to a couple print publications, and I love flipping through pages of a magazine (or an actual book for that matter). Nowadays, sartorial inspiration is quick at our finger tips with the abundance of information and venues at which content is delivered through … Continue reading beauty inspo: zoe kravitz
full glossier review: the good, the okay, & the pass
At this point, you have probably heard of or tried something from Glossier. The Insta-famous brand is known for its millennial pink packaging and cool girl (and guy) models and brand reps that sport the minimal-makeup-I-don't-really-need-makeup kind of look. The release of a new item in their lineup is met with a strong social media … Continue reading full glossier review: the good, the okay, & the pass
marc jacobs beauty review
Today we're diving into the world of luxury makeup. Well, Marc Jacobs Beauty specifically...This brand initially caught my attention due to its sleek, minimal packaging as well as the overall rave reviews that I kept encountering over and over. The price tag kept me away for a while longer, but I recently acquired a few … Continue reading marc jacobs beauty review
facial gua sha: what is it and does it work?
If you scrolled through your Instagram feed or read beauty articles any time this past year, you would have seen the jade roller. This gadget that faintly resembles a razor and made of the green gemstone has been gracing (and grazing) the faces of bloggers, celebrities, and beauty enthusiasts alike. More recently, facial gua sha … Continue reading facial gua sha: what is it and does it work?
travel makeup bag: spring 2018
Similar to a lot of you out there, I truly enjoy traveling. I love daydreaming about destinations far and wide, adding yet another city to an ever-growing mental bucket list. Fortunately, the past couple years I've had the pleasure of visiting quite a few places across the U.S. In a couple months, I'll be taking … Continue reading travel makeup bag: spring 2018
project pan final thoughts & what I learned: january-march 2018
A couple weeks ago, I finished my first Project Pan and No-Buy. A Project Pan is a period of time where I choose a handful of products with the goal of using up what I already have. During the same time, I did not purchase any makeup, skincare, or body care products. This project spanned … Continue reading project pan final thoughts & what I learned: january-march 2018
simple AM skincare & makeup routine: spring
Who here is a morning person? Who promptly rises from bed the moment the alarm sounds? Not I. By nature, I have always been a night owl. I feel extra energized in the evenings. Sometimes, I start personal projects late into the night, only to shake my fist in anguish when morning comes, having slept … Continue reading simple AM skincare & makeup routine: spring
happy birthday, baby!—3 Things I Learned From Starting a Blog This Year
Happy Birthday to the blog! I launched The Prudence Profile a year ago after lengthy years of ruminating about it. I'm happy to say that a year ago, I decided that I really had nothing to lose and no way of "failing" so I took the risk. A year later, I am still passionate about … Continue reading happy birthday, baby!—3 Things I Learned From Starting a Blog This Year
trash talk 3: spring 2018
It's that time again...it's time to talk about trash. In this blog series, I show you all the products that I have used up in the past several months and provide a thorough review on them. It's a way for me to give well-informed thoughts on these products as well as to motivate myself to … Continue reading trash talk 3: spring 2018
skincare 101: what do you need and how do you use it?
A comprehensive guide on the important skincare steps, order of application, how to choose products, and how to apply it
my first project pan & no-buy (update): january-march 2018
Update time! I have been participating in a project pan since the beginning of the year, choosing eight makeup products to use from January to March with the goal to finish or hit pan on them. I am also concurrently on a no-buy for makeup, skincare, or body care items in efforts to use what … Continue reading my first project pan & no-buy (update): january-march 2018
valentine’s day makeup 2018
Let's talk romantic makeup looks that are somewhat natural but help to enhance and make you look polished and feel gorgeous. Today I am sharing two Valentine's Day-inspired looks that fall into that category, one for daytime and another one subtly amp up for the evening. In the spirit of my ongoing Project Pan, I … Continue reading valentine’s day makeup 2018