affordable august: skin & body care

The drugstore has some wonderful skin and body care items. I'll admit I enjoy wandering through the aisles of Target and dreaming about a slow, self-care Sunday. When choosing skincare products at the drugstore, I like to stick to cleansers, toners, and moisturizers while I look to mid-range products for serums and eye cream, which … Continue reading affordable august: skin & body care


trash talk

As someone that is enthusiastic and experimental when it comes to skincare and makeup, I have a tendency to accumulate a lot of products. In a effort to be more mindful and financially responsible, my sister and I began texting each other our "empties" whenever we finished a product in our collection. It served to … Continue reading trash talk

spf 101

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! To me, this long weekend signifies the unofficial start to summer. Early summer means barbeques, picnics, beach trips, and plenty of time in the sun. In preparation for the surge in outdoor time, I have a little anecdote for you. Early on in my childhood, my mother emphasized the importance of … Continue reading spf 101

red and pink

On days that I do not feel particularly cheery, it can be so tempting to put on my sweats and oversized t-shirt, turn on Netflix, and call it a day. While certain days warrant such activities, other times necessitate action. For the most part, once I start moving and being productive, I can usually get … Continue reading red and pink

Beauty Profile: Charlotte Tilbury Instant Look in a Palette

Today I am launching a blog series called "Beauty Profile," in which I share with you skincare or makeup products that I feel are worthy of exploring and possibly adding to your collection. These items will hopefully serve to make your beauty routine easier and more enjoyable. My philosophy on makeup is that it should enhance … Continue reading Beauty Profile: Charlotte Tilbury Instant Look in a Palette

lip stain

A little color on the lips is a simple way to pull an outfit together. Lately, I have been all about the stained lip instead of the perfectly lined and shaped matte lipstick. Essentially almost any formula (gloss, lipstick, balm, liquid lipstick, etc.) can have a stained effect by applying a modest swipe and dabbing with … Continue reading lip stain