Yearly Archives - 2018

Last Post of 2018: An On-Location New Year’s Eve Look

Last post of 2018. As we are on the cusp of New Year's Eve, I am excited to share a fresh on-location look that works perfectly for the last night of 2018. Shot over the past weekend while on a family trip to Lake Las...

Nursery Tour: 20 Baby Essentials, Things I’m Learning as a New Mom and an End-of-Year Sales Shopping Guide

Welcome to the Nursery Tour!  I cannot believe that we are headed into the last week of 2018! This year has been major...from moving and travel to a lipstick collaboration and the arrival of baby Johannah Elle, it's certainly been 12 months that I will...

A Last-Minute Skin, Hair + Makeup-Centric Holiday Gift Guide

Jethro and Johannah...what a duo!  Amidst all of wonders of the season, mid-December madness has taken hold, reminding us that there is 10 days to Christmas and much to do before it's arrival! I just finished my semester of teaching and, between deadlines galore, getting...

First Look: The Estee Lauder by Violette La Dangereuse Collection Plus 5 Sales I’m Shopping

Introducing the *Estee Lauder by Violette La Dangereus Collection I hope your December is going well! I am headed into finals week on campus and between grading and meetings and beauty content creation (not to mention spending tons of time with my beloved Johannah) and preparing...

5 Clean Beauty Products I’m Loving, Feat. Lawless The One, Gressa Minimalist and Kosas Phoenix Rising

Sunlit clean beauty.  I hope your December is off to a marvelous start! Today, I am excited to share some resplendent newness in clean beauty from some of my favorite green brands...from the most utilitarian eyeshadow palette and skin-finish foundation to glowing blush-meets-bronzer and a...

Baby Steps: Doing My Makeup While Having a 4 Month Old…a Video Tutorial

Happy almost December, dear readers! When Johannah Elle came into our lives, I had many people tell me that I'd probably begin to find no time for makeup...not so! Although there are plenty of at-home no-makeup days (as there always have been in my...

A Cyber Monday Shopping Guide + A Look at Holiday Launches from Natasha Denona and MAC

Cyber Monday inspiration.  I hope you had a beautiful Thanksgiving! I, for one, indulged in a lovely round of rest (as much as one can have with a 4 month old!) and family time and am grateful for the days away from work. Tomorrow, I...

BY TERRY Holiday 2018, Newness from Kjaer Weis + A Guide to the Weekend Sales I’m Shopping Right Now

*BY TERRY Holiday 2018 Gem Glow Collection The *BY TERRY Holiday 2018 Gem Glow Collection is here! Ever festive and utilitarian, the Holiday 2018 releases from BY TERRY feature new LE releases and bundled favorites that make gift giving for others (and self!) tantalizing and...

First Look: The Tom Ford Winter Soleil 2018 Collection

Tom Ford Winter Soleil 2018 Collection The Tom Ford Winter Soleil 2018 Collection has arrived, delivering a timely and requisite dose of sultry sunshine and inimitable glow as the cooler months continue to intensify.  From a multi-tasking palette to an innovative liquid highlighter, prepare to...

The Lipstick of My Dreams: Introducing the Christian Audette x Beauty Professor Collection

Introducing Christian Audette x Beauty Professor. The moment is finally here...I am over the moon to announce that my lipstick collaboration with Christian Audette is launching this week on 11/15/18! In three colors that I created first-hand with the brand over the course of nearly six...