Monthly Archives - May 2018

New York City Travel Diary: What I Wore & What I Packed + Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale Suggestions

New York City Day 1. Last week, following a full day of finals, I hopped on a red eye and headed to NYC, where I was slated to host a DECORTE event on the newly opened beauty floor of the flagship Saks. From feverishly grading...

Suqqu Global Summer 2018, New BY TERRY Cellularose Detoxilyn Skincare and the Skirt I Can’t Live Without

The *Suqqu Global Summer 2018 Nude With Spice Collection What a week! I am currently entering my final grades for the spring semester while packing for my red-eye to NYC (more on that HERE) but I couldn't let another moment pass without sharing a couple spectacular...

Video: A Warm Neutral Look Featuring the La Prairie Essence-in-Foundation and Other New Beauty Launches Galore

Today's post features a video tutorial for a warm neutral look; over the context of 25 chatty minutes, I employed a plethora of new beauty launches to achieve said look, including the hotly anticipated *La Prairie Skin Caviar Essence-in-Foundation Satin Nude and a plethora of new beauty launches...

When Iconic Style + Makeup Collide: The Karl Lagerfeld + Model Co. Collection

The Karl Lagerfeld + Model Co. Collection launches at Nordstrom on 5/14/18. I must confess, my curiosity was beyond piqued when I caught a glimpse of a lipgloss topped with what appeared to be the stylized head of Karl Lagerfeld on the Nordstrom site last week. Without...

First Look: Tom Ford Lip Lacquer Extreme, Sisley Hydra-Global Booster + 14 Products I Recently REPURCHASED

Happy Friday, dear readers! I hope this past week has been kind to you. Today, I have exactly three items on the agenda: (1) A hotly requested round of *Tom Ford NM Exclusive Lip Lacquer Extreme swatches, (2) A look at the *Sisley-Paris Anti-Aging Hydration...

The Estee Lauder by Violette Poppy Sauvage Collection: A Sunlit Pictorial

The *Estee Lauder by Voilette Poppy Sauvage Collection (also available at Violet Grey) I must be frank (when am I not?), I audibly gasped when I open the box containing the limited-edition *Estee Lauder by Voilette Poppy Sauvage Collection (also available at Violet Grey). Emblazoned in a wash of navy...

A 12 Product Face Featuring the New LE Charlotte Tilbury Eyes to Mesmerise Shades + A Brilliant Blazer Discover

A 12 product face.  I cannot believe it's been an entire week since returning from London! I hit the ground running with an obscene amount of unpacking and laundry, hours of lecturing, shooting and writing and serving on an interview panel for a new faculty...

A Paris Packing List and Look + the New Koh Gen Do Aqua Foundation, Sensai Highlighting Concealer and Armani Neo-Nude Collection

Elements on my Paris packing list.  Happy May, lovelies! I hope your month is off to a marvelous start. I just returned from London and Paris and was able to document the experience both on Instagram and in photos that I'll continue to share over...