Spring/Summer 2021 beauty trends reflect our current mood | Elle India

Underwhelmed by so many of the fall beauty releases, I found myself scouring the internet and reflecting back on the looks that dominated resort and spring 2021 runways just a month ago. And thanks to Elle India’s Harshavi Jain I didn’t have to look far. Whether in the US, Europe, or the place I considerContinue reading “Spring/Summer 2021 beauty trends reflect our current mood | Elle India”

VIDEO BLOG – A Few Of My Favorite Things | Episode 1, August 2020

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Getting Real – Experiment Time | Augustinus Bader 27-Day Challenge

It’ll take a miracle to help these puffy, crepey eyes. So this post is a bit different. I’m embarking on the cult Augustinus Bader 27-day skincare challenge. The premise is simple: Use only the Augustinus Bader signature, award winning, anti-ageing cream for 27 days and watch your skin repair itself. And since I’ve ordered bothContinue reading “Getting Real – Experiment Time | Augustinus Bader 27-Day Challenge”

Easy 4-Step Smokey Eye Look | Inspired by World-Renowned Makeup Artist Jillian Dempsey

Recently I had the pleasure of attending a virtual beauty Master Class with celebrity makeup artist and “lazy girl makeup” guru Jillian Dempsey. Famous for painting easy, sexy, slept-in looks on the likes of Kristen Stewart, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, and Emilia Clarke, Dempsey is synonymous with ageless makeup that defies rules by looking perfectlyContinue reading “Easy 4-Step Smokey Eye Look | Inspired by World-Renowned Makeup Artist Jillian Dempsey”

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”