Jun11

Drugstore Beauty Roundup

{Maybelline eyeliner, St. Ives Oatmeal & Shea Butter body wash, Impress press-on nails, Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleaning Towelettes, Wet n Wild shadow, CoverGirl Smoky Shadow Blast shadow stick.} I’m a total makeup snob. I swoon for Chanel. I melt for M.A.C. But at the other end of the spectrum are my favorite drugstore brands. Today, I’m sharing a look at my Walgreens staples and why I love them so. These are the greatest invention ever (though I’m looking into paraben-free brands, but have to do the allergy test first because everything gives me hives. Hi, TMI.) When it’s too late at night, or I’m too lazy, or I have on enough eye makeup to require a small village of remover, I whip these out, wash up and head to bed, because every derm on the planet will tell you sleeping in your makeup is the ultimate nono. Here’s your easy…Read More

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Jun04

Hair: The Long and Short of It

{If only you could see me in the wig cap underneath. As if.} Laugh freely at this post. I encourage you to. That’s what I’m here for, entertainment. I mean, I have on a wig. I’m totally asking for it. Why am I wearing a wig, you ask? Good question. I’m not sure what it is about summertime, but I often consider a hair revamp of sorts as soon as its nearly 900 degrees out. This year, I can’t decide whether to grow it lush and long or chop it all off and go auburn. My beloved stylist, Todd, and colorist, Taylor, at Van Michael suggested a trip to the wig shop to see a) if I even like the idea of long hair and b) what glimpsing myself with a color change looks like in my eyes. And that’s exactly what I did. I went to Ricky’s on Lincoln…Read More

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