Monthly Archives - December 2016

Last Post of the Year: Fresh Beauty Discoveries + A Dash of Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale Inspiration

After 12 months and 131 swatch-laden posts, I am feeling a bit of triumph as I type the last Beauty Professor story of 2016. This year has brought incredible opportunities as well as life challenges, the most recent being a temporary loss of my...

Video Tutorial: Get Ready with Me Winter Edition

Get Ready with Me: Winter Edition. After a much longer than planned hiatus from making videos, I am so happy to return with a quick "get ready with me" tutorial. Casual, chatty and minimally-edited, it's under 15 minutes, which may be some kind of record...

Self-Gifting Inspiration: Favorite Foundations, Lip Color, Eye Color + Palettes

In a holiday state of mind with my brother Seth's dog, Jasper.  The older the get, the less I want in terms of gifts from others...don't get me wrong, I genuinely appreciate receiving gifts on holidays and birthday; it's just that when someone asks me...

First Look: The LE Le Metier de Beaute Holiday Eyeshadow Palettes + 10 F & F Sale Suggestions

Le Metier de Beaute LE Holiday Palettes in Night Magnifique and Smoke and Mirrors.  Le Metier de Beaute has released two limited edition eyeshadow palettes, just in time for the holidays.  After already selling out earlier this month, one is currently back in stock for...

Timeless Skincare, Beauty and Style: A Nordstrom-Centric Gift Guide

Timeless beauty. There are exactly ten days until Christmas and the window to find the perfect gift for those in your life is quickly closing.  Although I'm enchanted by holiday releases as much as the next person, I tend to ultimately enjoy choosing (and receiving)...

Holiday Gift Guide Part I: Skincare, Accessories, Innovations, Candles, Fragrance + Brushes

Seasons Greetings from Jethro and me. As promised, I am excited to present Part I of my Holiday Gift Guide...rife with skincare, accessories, candles and fragrance, this post compiles my favorites discoveries in the non-makeup realm.   Kindly scroll on for more details and images as...

A Gilded Pictorial: Burberry Beauty Holiday 2016 Collection

The Burberry Beauty Festive Collection 2016. The holidays are indeed upon us; from uplifting music and vibrant decorations to nonstop weekend commitments, the next three weeks are going to fly by at lightning speed! Instead of succumbing to stress, I am doing my best to...

Lightweight Winter Foundations + Nude Lips Galore

#foundationphile. It is no secret that, while I love all beauty products, I have a serious weakness for exactly two things in the makeup world: foundation and nude lips.  I am on a constant quest for the best in both categories and never grow weary...

Packing List: Travel Beauty and Skincare Mainstays

I've been traveling a great deal the past few months and, despite this frequency, packing is admittedly not my strong point.  That being said, I have found that there is a selection of skincare and beauty products that has consistently made it into my...