Glossy Lid Makeup featuring RMS Beauty

This look, it’s not really me. The glossy lids, the choker… they’re not my style, but I figured a Monday morning was as good a time as any to try something new and adventurous.This look consists entirely of rms beauty products, from the foundation to the mascara. I think when I…

Herbivore Bamboo Charcoal Bar + Rose Face Mist

For the last month or so I have been using almost exclusively Herbivore Botanicals products. I have invested – heavily – and it has paid off. I no longer use my topical prescription and my skin is incredibly supple (and not just from winter weight).Herbivore Botanicals was founded by a…

Milk Makeup Gel Brow Review

The short. The long. Ever since Anastasia’s Dipbrow Pomade was released a few years ago, cosmetics companies far and wide have had a fire lit under their asses to produce innovative products that dare compete with the now cult favorite. In this latest edition of “How on Earth Can We…

Daytime Smoky Eye featuring Vapour Beauty

My local natural beauty store Fig & Flower carries a nice selection of Vapour Beauty products and I’ve incorporated a few of them into this daytime smoky eye look. Vapour beauty is a luxury cruelty-free makeup and skincare brand made in New Mexico that has a great lineup of all…

What You Need to Know About Setting …

Unless I’m wearing a very light layer of tinted moisturizer, I always set my face with powder. If you’re new to makeup or just want some pointers on what tools and products to purchase, I hope this post teaches you something new about setting your makeup. Why should you set…

Glossier Cloud Paint Review (on Dark Skin)

The short. The long. Last week Glossier released their first standalone blush product, Cloud Paint ($18). The name apparently pays homage to it’s “pillowy” texture and the fact that the colors have supposedly been inspired by gradient pink NYC sunsets. (I don’t live in NYC so I can’t really attest to…

Glowy Makeup Look featuring Zuzu Luxe

Last week Zuzu Luxe products were on sale at my local Whole Foods. I didn’t know much about the brand or it’s quality, so I decided to pick up only three products (although my impulse was telling me to pick up a lot more!). I’ve heard a lot about how…

What I Pack in My Travel Beauty …

This week I’ll be leaving for a two week trip to three different cities. I’ll be going up to New England, then heading to Miami, and then to Mexico City. Since I’ll be gone for so long, and since the early March climates of my destinations are so vastly different,…