Should You Be Using a Hyaluronic Acid Serum?

When customers come in to the store and say their skin feels dry, they are desperate for a new moisturizer and are generally looking for a new cream. But can a cream really […]

Meet the Makeup Artists

Many of you have yet to meet my two new amazing makeup artists. Talented artists who freelance for some of the biggest names in the industry, I only have each of them one […]

Taking Time for Me (Because If I Don’t, I Will Lose It!)

Women tend to put everyone else before themselves. Moms put their kids before themselves every day. Other women put their jobs and their friends’ needs above their own. It’s a strange, innate desire […]

Buh-Bye, Red: Fabulous Nail Colors for Fall

Many of you know that if I have a manicure, my nails are probably red. For about three years, every time I went to the nail salon, I chose red. I would bring […]

Mul-Gwang: 3 Steps To Achieve the Latest Korean Beauty Look

Have you heard of this? Literally “water-light,” the Mul-Gwang look is meant to mimic the skin post-shower, where it looks almost wet, but with a glass-like perfection. Unsurprisingly, most of the heavy lifting […]

Fall is Here! Beauty Events Begin Again.

The past couple of days have been glorious if not almost…foreign. What is that large round, glowing thing in the sky? It’s so bright my eyes hurt, but it feels soooo good. It’s […]

Coming Soon: Surratt Beauty (!!!!!)

Apprentice to the late, legendary makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin, Troy Surratt has “grown up” to become one of the beauty industry’s most well respected makeup masters. His gorgeous cosmetics line features vivid pigments […]

Fall Beauty: The Power of Change

Fall is my favorite time of year. When I lived on the West Coast, spring and summer were my favorite seasons, but since moving to Virginia that has changed. I love the cooler […]

Mineral Makeup That Actually Performs

Over the years, I’ve been approached by many mineral makeup lines. Truthfully, I haven’t generally been a fan. I like a dewy look to my skin, but that doesn’t mean I want to […]

The Best Facial Oils By Skin Type

Incorporating the right facial oil into your routine can be a serious game changer. The trick to using face oils and reaping the benefits from them is selecting the right oil for your skin […]

Beauty Trend How-To: 3 Rules To Make Blue Eye Makeup Modern

Many trends come and go and then come around again. Sometimes I’m happy about it, but sometimes I’m not. High-waisted jeans? Hell, yeah…no one likes a muffin top. Gaucho pants? Hell, no…they weren’t […]

Product LOVE: Vita Liberata Advanced Organics

My latest product obsession is Vita Liberata Advanced Organics. This year I have made a concerted effort to bring in more natural and organic products. People are asking for them more and more […]

About the Makers: Herbivore

Herbivore began in the kitchen of husband and wife team Julia Wills and Alex Kummerow, when Alex bought Julia a soap making kit. So how did soap making in their kitchen turn into […]

Can I Wear Self-Tanner in Fall and Winter?

You love your self-tanner and you think you look better with a tan than without. You’ve gloriously applied it all summer long. With fall approaching, can you still wear it?  This is a […]

Product LOVE: The New Kevyn Aucoin Molten Matte Lip Color

If you read my posts with any regularity, you know that I get excited about certain things and have to share when I do. I often share skincare products I love, tools I […]

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