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,…

Natural Makeup Look featuring Chantecaille

I used to walk past the Chantecaille counter on my way to a more flashy counter, like M.A.C. or Nars. But as I’ve become more conscious of ingredients, less interested in loud makeup, more focused on skincare, and above all, more willing to spend money on the right products, I…

Natural Brow Routine: 2 Products in 2 Minutes

I finally cracked the brow code and figured out how to dress my brows in a way that made them look both full and natural. Like many people, I’ve gone through a ton of phases in the way I do my brows. I started off with pencil and used that…