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



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