Tag - style notes

An Easy Sun-Drenched July Makeup Look Featuring Newness from Guerlain

Sun-drenched new beauty for July. Happy July, friends! It seems that the new month has brought the sunshine with it and I couldn't be happier...it makes shooting beauty products that much more joyous! There is lots going on over here; chiefly, we are getting ready...

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...

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...

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...

MAC Powder Kiss Lipstick and an Effortless Fall Look

*MAC Powder Kiss Happy November! Today's post is dedicated to a refreshingly innovative new lipstick release. *MAC Powder Kiss has a color-saturated cushiony texture that glides on like velvet and  dries down to a lush, powdery finish. It's fresh and intriguing and wears like a dream!  Kindly...

A Sun-drenched Farewell to the BP Backyard, Featuring Dior Forever Undercover Foundation and Laura Mercier Velour Extreme Lips

The full look.  I hope your February is off to a wonderful start, dear readers! This story is the last time you'll see the only backyard ever to be featured in Beauty Professor...after six years of tropical foliage, we have moved, leaving behind fond memories...

Video: A Breakdown of My 2017 Favorites

Favorites for 2017. A new year is upon us and, in a spirit of reflection and sincere gratitude, I am excited to share a video featuring my favorites of 2017! I have the privilege of testing so many products over the course of 12 months...

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...