Quick and Easy Anti-Aging Routine

I have found a quick and easy anti-aging routine that contains ingredients that have been proven to work.  I add in masks and peels a couple times a week and am always trying new products, but this is my ride or die skin care routine. Morning and night I wash my face with CeraVe Hydrating […]

The Difference Between BB and CC Creams

If you’re confused about BB creams vs. CC creams, so was I.  I decided to do some research and see what the differences are between these products.  The differences are subtle but here is what I found out. BB CREAMS – these provide coverage with added skin care benefits like SPF and anti-oxidants.  They’re lighter […]

Sweatproof Makeup

Trying to keep your makeup from melting in the hot summer sun is a challenge.  These are my tips for keeping your makeup in place: Wear the least amount of makeup you can when the temperatures rise Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12-Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen ($37) – this is a great choice because […]

The Best Self Tanners

Do you want a summer glow and not look like a streaky Oompa Loompa?  These are the best self tanners for natural long lasting color. L’Oreal Sublime Bronze Self-Tanning Towlettes ($9) – I use these and they are so low maintenance while still giving you instant natural color.   St. Tropez Classic Bronzing Mousse ($42) […]

Sephora Haul

Sephora had their 15% off sale last week.  I went in to stock up on some old favorites.  Instead I left with a bag full of new faves. I’m obsessed with having dark thick eyebrows and needed to replace my eyebrow pencil and brow gel.  I like to use the pencil when going out for […]

Trish McEvoy Instant Eye Lift

As I talked about in my previous post, last Saturday I attended the Nordstrom Beauty Trend Show.  One of the speakers that really interested me was Katherine, the regional trainer for Trish McEvoy.  She was talking about the Trish McEvoy Instant Eye Lift.  I have puffiness, dark circles, and the beginning of fine lines around […]

Nordstrom Spring Beauty Trend Show

Yesterday I attended the Nordstrom Spring Beauty Trend Show in Oak Brook, IL.  It included many top beauty brands showing off their newest and best products for spring.  They also showed some great fashion.  I’m going to focus this post on the beauty and fashion that caught my eye the most. CHANTECAILLE EYE SHADOW TRIO […]

The Spring/Summer Smokey Eye

This is the spring/summer version of the smokey eye.  I love these colors and think this is such a fresh and modern look.  To achieve this look you use the “Too Faced Sweet Peach Eye Shadow” palette below that you can find at Sephora ($49). Follow these steps to get the spring/summer smokey eye that […]

IT Cosmetics Haul

I’ve been doing some major shopping lately causing some distress to my husband.  I almost brought down the internet when IT Cosmetics had it’s 25% off sale.  I already liked their makeup and wanted to try some more of their products.  Boy am I glad I did! Your Skin But Better CC+ Illumination: I wear […]