I picked this up in Bergdorf’s a few weeks ago while shopping with my friend Auntie M — I was killing time while she was looking at the Guerlain perfumes and was curious because the container looks shockingly bright in person. I put some on my hand and yes, it is SHOCKINGLY bright when you … Read More about Coffee Break: La Petite Robe Noire Lip & Cheek Tint
Do you have an upcoming job interview or important meeting, or just want to look a little more polished at the office day-to-day? An updo is one way to keep your hair up and out of your face when you’re tired of always pulling it back into a ponytail or messy bun. While there’s no … Read More about 14 Great YouTube Tutorials for Updos
2019 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to go gray intentionally — you may also want to check out a recent reader threadjack about going gray. Ladies, have you ever considered going gray intentionally? I’ve known a lot of darker-haired women who went blonde when their grays started to bother them, but … Read More about How to Go Gray… Intentionally
We’ve talked a lot about MLBB lip glosses and tinted lip balms lately, as well as how much time you spend on your hair for work — but something we haven’t discussed in a long while is makeup for work: how much makeup do YOU wear to work on a regular basis? What do you consider … Read More about How Much Makeup Do You Wear For Work? (Open Thread)
Here’s a question for all the curly girls out there: what are your best tips for taking care of your curly hair in the winter? What are your best tips for controlling frizz, moisturizing your hair, caring for your scalp, and so forth? We had a great discussion about curly and wavy hair in the … Read More about How to Care for Curly Hair in Winter
I’ve recently bought a bunch of skincare and beauty items (many recommended by readers in our “beauty empties” post!) and I’ve been working through a bunch of them, so I thought I’d share my reviews! (We’re also working to update the “beauty empties” post to include a roundup at the bottom of the post of … Read More about A Few Recent Skincare & Beauty Reviews: Good Genes, The Ordinary’s Caffeine Solution, and More
Ladies, what beauty products do you use so often that you get “empties,” where you actually get to the bottom of the lipstick or jar, and what do you buy again and again? I tend to rotate among so many different products that I almost never get to the bottom of anything, let alone say … Read More about Beauty Empties: Which Products Do You Actually Finish and Then Buy Again?
Here’s a question I don’t think we’ve talked about before: How long do you spend on your hair for work? Did you choose your cut in order to spend less time on your hair? Do you prefer to spend a lot of time in one chunk (such as going to get a blowout once a … Read More about How Long Do You Spend On Your Hair for Work?
Knowing the best beauty store tips and tricks can save you money, increase your chances of finding products you’ll really like, and even make shopping more fun. What are your favorite tricks for shopping for makeup, perfume, and other beauty products? Do you prefer buying online or in-store? Before we get into our suggestions — … Read More about The Best Beauty Store Tips and Tricks
As I mentioned in our post on the best beauty treatments to save time, I just got my first keratin treatment for my hair earlier this summer, so I’ve been on the “take good care of your hair treatment” train, using only sulfate-free shampoos and other things that are often recommended for people who color … Read More about Coffee Break: Natural Silk Pillowcase
Adina J. of Blue Collar Red Lipstick is one of my favorite work style bloggers and Instagrammers (and she’s a lawyer!) so I was excited to see that a) she’d written about her experience with microblading on her blog and then b) agreed to share it with us since I knew a lot of people were curious … Read More about Guest Post: Is Microblading Worth It to Enhance Your Brows?
I have NEVER been able to do false eyelashes, and taking the time to go get lash extensions is just not in the cards for me from a time/money perspective. (I am also mascara challenged.) So this is my magnetic lashes review (specifically, One Two Cosmetics’ Magnetic Lashes) (2020 update – they’re now available at … Read More about My Magnetic Lashes Review of One Two Cosmetics