Monthly Archives - May 2014

Video: Current Morning Makeup Routine!

Above: Morning makeup routines...a painstakingly-crafted art. Despite my best efforts, I am afraid I shall never be a natural “morning person.”  I am constantly in a rush, especially at the end of the school year, and consequently have pared my current makeup routine down to...

By Terry Summer 2014 Collection…French Riviera

Above: Select products from the stunning By Terry French Riviera Collection. Earlier this month, I was ecstatic to encounter and consequently swatch the By Terry Summer 2014 Collection testers at Space NK; aptly entitled French Riviera, this gorgeous cadre of products harnesses the heat of...

14 Favorite Nude Lip Color Options…A Video Overview

Above: My 14 favorites, ready for their close up. As a massive nude lip color lover, I often get asked by my readers and subscribers which ones are my favorites; this video targets that inquiry with 14 (!) nudes I adore.  Let the festival of...

Beauty Professor Office Hours…They Have Returned!

Above: The illustrious Cartier La Panthere. Happy Tuesday, one and all!  I am excited to share my latest installment of Office Hours, a post dedicated to beauty-oriented bits and pieces. First up, I had to give a preemptive mention to the stunning Cartier fragrance, La Panthere....

FOTD: Glowing Skin, Berry Lips and a Sparkling Taupe Cat Eye

I hope you had a lovely weekend!  Mine, as always, felt like a flash...never enough time ; ) That aside, I am excited to share a warm-weather Face of the Day, focused on dewy skin, sparkling taupe lids (with a cat eye twist) and...

New Release: Armour Beauty Vegan Lip Gloss in Brigitte…Tres Magnifique!

Above: Armour Beauty Vegan Lip Gloss in Brigitte makes me want to say "merci!" My previous blog posts have lauded how incredible I think that Armour Beauty glosses are (see reviews HERE, HERE and HERE).  The long lasting, hydrating formula is perennially a favorite option for...

Look of the Day: Black Shift, Flat Sandals + Lilac Lips

Above: No time (or desire!) to wash hair?  Three braids at bedtime = wavy hair reflective of more effort than was actually expended! Today's look is appropriate for work while being ever so comfortable in warm weather...simple and restrained, it's black on black without an...

Ardency Inn Custom Coverage Concentrate…Review + Swatches of Every Shade!

Above: The Ardency Inn AMERICANA Custom Coverage Concentrate...tiny bottle, impressive potential. This review has been a long time coming...I originally picked up the Ardency Inn AMERICANA Custom Coverage Concentrate last September at Sephora.  Drawn in by the allure of a portable formula that allows the wearer...