another year, another step in my skincare regimen (retinol!)

Last Wednesday was my 31st (gasp!) birthday!  I was having some trouble figuring out how I felt about…

August 13, 2013

drugstore makeup score

I usually don’t buy or try lots of drugstore makeup, but I have come across a few products that…

June 13, 2013

hair conundrums part 2

Here is my follow up to this previous post: hair conundrums 🙂 So it’s been about 4 weeks since…

June 6, 2013

facial cleansers review

My grandmother has amazing skin and if you ask her what her secret is she’ll tell you: she never…

May 14, 2013

hair conundrums

I got a new haircut!  I go through these phases where I just need a drastic change, or something…

May 9, 2013

DIY bridal makeup

from Anica – It’s officially the height of bridal season! The gorgeous cherry blossoms and…

April 24, 2013

the perfect pout

from Anica – To obtain the perfect pout, you not only have to take good care of your lips…

April 10, 2013

eyeliner review

With so many eyeliner choices out there these days it’s kind of like a crap shoot choosing which…

March 21, 2013

battle of the BB

from Anica –  Perfect, flawless complexion.  Isn’t that every woman’s dream?…

March 20, 2013

winter skin secrets

from Anica – The winter cold is brutal for my skin so I try to give my skin special…

February 11, 2013

arch perfection

from Anica – The perfect eyebrows… I never appreciated the importance of eyebrows until a…

January 30, 2013

good hair

Good hair.  It’s the holy grail of tresses everywhere.  For me it’s the white unicorn that…

January 24, 2013

all about eyes

from Anica – They say the eyes are the window to the soul right? So keep them looking fresh…

January 16, 2013

nailed it

from Anica – Happy New Year!  I saw my bestie, Janet, and she had the cutest nails so I…

December 31, 2012

protect your face

from Anica – Hi everyone! I am finally back from my travels to Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. The…

December 4, 2012

everything is illuminated

Two products with illuminating properties I’ve tried recently and deserve a review: 1. Estee…

November 28, 2012

to gel or not to gel?

I had been hearing about a mythical/magical manicure called a “gel” or “shellac”…

November 14, 2012