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Worth the Wait: The Surratt Beauty Surreal Real Skin Foundation + Swatches of ALL Shades

I'll never forget when I found out that a Surratt Beauty foundation formula was in development.  As a massive proponent of this innovative brand (reviews HERE, HERE and HERE) and an unapologetic foundation-phile, I was over the moon at the prospect, earnest in my confidence that whatever base...

Koh Gen Do Maifanshi Silky Moist Compact Powder: Review + Swatches of Every Shade!

Above: Next-level powder, courtesy of Koh Gen Do. Earlier this summer, the transcendent Koh Gen Do line released its Maifanshi Silky Moist Compact Powder.  This luxurious, finely-milled formula adds coverage, blurs imperfections and banishes oil without a powdery finish, making it my powder staple for...

FOTD: Chic Beauty + a Fresh Take on the Classic Low Ponytail

Above: Products that hold up incredibly well in summertime humidity. Happy last day of June!  The summer humidity is in full force, causing me to constantly pursue new ways to get my hair off of my neck.  Consequently, I am excited to share a hairstyle...

Neutral Friday FOTD

Above: Neutrals...easy and effective. This week was a flash...laborious and exhausting, but a flash nonetheless!  In light of the rapid pace in which each day proceeded, I found myself relying upon a streamlined skincare regimen and facile neutrals for a polished yet relaxed look.   Kindly...

Last Day of August FOTD + Armani Brow Maestro…Swatches of Every Shade!

Above: The full look. I am spending this last weekend of summer at a classic film festival in Hollywood.  Inspired by timeless images of the past, I opted for a clean look that balances the sophistication of my environment with wearability suited for an everyday...

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Lipstick in Envious…Making All the Other Reds Jealous

Above: Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Lipstick in Envious. Red lips...they make an undeniable statement; classic, polished and sophisticated, a crimson pout immediately communicates confidence and offsets the need for a "full face" of makeup.   I recently had the chance to try the Estee Lauder...

Video on Location: Vacation Makeup Tutorial

Above: Basic beauty for a tropical vacation. Here is my vacation makeup tutorial; filmed earlier this week, on location on the balcony of my hotel room in Palm Beach, FL, it reflects the skincare and beauty choices I gravitated towards daily.  I am loving these...

FOTD: Greetings from Palm Beach, Florida

Above: The view from my balcony. I am finally finished teaching for the summer, and after a whirlwind round of travel, have found myself in gorgeous Palm Beach, Florida for some much needed relaxation.  Rife with sleeping in, a bit of shopping and copious amounts...

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...

Beauty Professor Bits + Pieces…

Above: Jethro and me in the backyard this weekend during a swatching session...a full spectrum of foundation swatches coming soon!  Hello Dear BP Readers, I hope your Sunday is lovely thus far! I have a few bits and pieces to share and thought I would compile them...