Buy the Balm | The Best 6 Highlighter Sticks For Glossy Skin

Why should Instagram GenZers get all the glow? Let’s face it, the days of holographic highlighters seem to have come to an end. Whether that’s due to the “no makeup makeup” movement, work from home, or simply a dying trend, we appear to have gravitated away from lunar luminescence in favor of something more natural;Continue reading “Buy the Balm | The Best 6 Highlighter Sticks For Glossy Skin”

Books & Baguettes | Read These Now To Feel French Girl Chic

HOW TO BE AS FREAKING FRENCH AS POSSIBLE Finally good news: some of our favorite hotels in Paris including Hôtel de Crillon, Hotel Lancaster, Hôtel Splendide Royal Paris, even Le Meurice and Hôtel Plaza Athénée are preparing to re-open by September 1, which means we are one step closer to a very Parisian getaway. WillContinue reading “Books & Baguettes | Read These Now To Feel French Girl Chic”

What’s In Your Beauty? | An Intro To Vegan, Cruelty-free, and Clean Beauty Labels

Without an officially accepted set of international standards encompassing “vegan,” “cruelty-free,” and “clean” beauty, it’s almost impossible for consumers to know how their products are being sourced. While some certifications including Leaping Bunny and PETA are widely-accepted, there’s still a ton of grey area complicating the purchasing process and consumer confidence. So as I doContinue reading “What’s In Your Beauty? | An Intro To Vegan, Cruelty-free, and Clean Beauty Labels”

The Chantecaille Sale | My Top Picks For Your Cart – Skincare + Makeup

Get excited! Chantecaille (one of my ABSOLUTE favorite brands) is starting their annual site-wide sale soon! Every year the luxury skincare and beauty company celebrates founder Sylvie Chantecaille’s birthday on July 27 with 20-30% off EVERYTHING, which is fantastic as Chantecaille comes at a rather steep price point and rarely do they discount their high-quality,Continue reading “The Chantecaille Sale | My Top Picks For Your Cart – Skincare + Makeup”

Full Face of Glossier + Cloud Paint Swatches | First Beauty Video

Welcome to my first beauty video featuring Glossier and Cloud Paint swatches! This might be the least professional video I’ve ever done BUT in my defense I’m a writer. Still getting the hang of the video thang. After my last couple of posts I thought I would show some Glossier in action, especially Cloud PaintsContinue reading “Full Face of Glossier + Cloud Paint Swatches | First Beauty Video”

My WORST Beauty Buys | 14 Products I Won’t Be Repurchasing

So here it is: the products I will NOT be repurchasing. I’ve tried…tried again, and these beauties just aren’t for me. It’s not that I COMPLETELY HATE these products. I mean, I did not declutter them or give them away. Rather, these are the items in my arsenal I don’t ever reach for and quiteContinue reading “My WORST Beauty Buys | 14 Products I Won’t Be Repurchasing”

For Dummies, The Series: Eye Patches – My Top 8 Picks

It’s no secret I LOVE eye patches. These comma-shaped skincare weapons might not be part of your daily routine, but I can’t think of any other product more effective at making one look fresh and well-rested in an instant. Don’t get too caught up in the semantics of patches v. masks, it’s all about theContinue reading “For Dummies, The Series: Eye Patches – My Top 8 Picks”

Glossier for Grown Ups | The 6 Standouts (Singles & Sets) To Complete Your Low-Maintenance Beauty Routine

“Glossier achieves in giving women of all ages a clean base and easy makeup to naturally highlight their best features.” A standard Glossier review is not original content by any means but this is Glossier for grown ups…very different. Full disclosure, I’m a Glossier fan. I am not sponsored by Glossier, but I’ve been followingContinue reading “Glossier for Grown Ups | The 6 Standouts (Singles & Sets) To Complete Your Low-Maintenance Beauty Routine”

Klorane | The Afforable French Brand You Need Now + 3 Products To Buy Today

Why is no one talking about these eye patches? They’re EVERYTHING. Honestly, if you aren’t using Klorane, you’re missing out. This is the brand we you need now. Oh and by the way, it’s incredibly accessible. I looked high and low for a comprehensive review of Klorane and I couldn’t find anything relevant, so here’sContinue reading “Klorane | The Afforable French Brand You Need Now + 3 Products To Buy Today”

12 Facial Cleansers Guaranteed To Make You Glow

Cleansers are the cornerstone of every great skincare routine. On a daily basis your skin faces external aggressors such as pollution and bacteria irritants causing disruption to cutaneous microbiota, ie skin flora. Protection of these microbiota is fundamental to skin physiology and immunity. The ABSOLUTE NUMBER ONE WAY to care for your skin is throughContinue reading “12 Facial Cleansers Guaranteed To Make You Glow”