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Get Ready with Me Video: Current Skincare + Makeup Routine

Above: Components with which to get ready...skincare + beauty essentials. My morning routine has been expedited lately as I try to squeeze every last drop of sleep out of the AM hours before work.  Consequently, I am excited to share an oft-requested, fresh "get ready...

Lighter Base + Darker Lip…Featuring Shu Uemura, Burberry, Surratt Beauty and Le Metier de Beaute

Above: Curated products for a light base + dark lip. Brisk weather is finally a Southern CA reality and, with Christmas just around the corner, my desire to embrace a lighter base and darker lip has flourished.  With new product discoveries from Shu Uemura, Burberry...

August 2014 Favorites Video!

Above: All of my August 2014 Favorites. How is it already the 3rd day of September?  With my full teaching schedule resuming this week, I have had to recalibrate my pacing (no more sleeping in and writing in the morning!) and can't wait to share...

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide…a Relaxed Approach!

Above: Jethro embodying the Valentine's Day spirit. With Valentine's Day rapidly approaching, the frenzy of gift giving is on the cusp of reaching a fever pitch.   It's my aim to reduce the stress of this enterprise with a relaxed approach...lovely, completely usable gifts that...

Monday MOTD (Makeup of the Day) Feat. NARS, Surratt Beauty + Giorgio Armani Beauty

Above: Rouge d'Armani Sheers Pink 514, Armani Nail Lacquer in Kaleidoscope #702, NARS Final Cut blush in Sex Fantasy, Surratt Beauty Artistique Eye Shadow in Haute Chocolat and NARS Larger Than Life Gloss in Annees Folles.  I did a bit of makeup shopping yesterday and...

Surratt Beauty Diaphane Loose Powder Compact…A Video Review

Above: The Surratt Beauty Diaphane Loose Powder Compact...style meets substance. Ever since swatching nearly every product in the gorgeous Surratt Beauty line late last year (swatches can be found HERE and HERE), I have been patiently waiting for the arrival of the Diaphane Loose Powder...

FOTD: Casual + Coral with USLU Airlines

To commence my post-Christmas blogging flow, I offer a simple FOTD: a clean canvas punctuated by untamed hair and soft coral lip color.   Kindly scroll on for additional images and a full product breakdown... Products Used: FACE 1. Rouge Bunny Rouge Genesis Original Skin Primer  2. Kanebo Sensai...

Surratt Swatches Round II…Diaphane Loose Powder, Artistique Blush + Eyeshadow

Above: Surratt Diaphane Loose Powder Compact. Last month, I posted a plethora of swatches and a video overview of the Surratt Beauty line.  This clean, modern and endlessly gorgeous brand debuted exclusively at Barney's NY earlier in the Fall and, since initially ordering the Fee...

Road Trip Recap: Thanksgiving in San Francisco

Above: The view from our room at the Cavalier Inn...mere miles from the famed Hearst Castle.  At the end of last month, my family and I took our annual Thanksgiving trip to San Francisco.  Dedicated to down time, tradition and a bit of good old...

FOTD: San Francisco

I just spent a wonderful Thanksgiving week in San Francisco (full recap soon!) and in terms of makeup and skincare, found myself relying upon old favorites and new procurements as I got ready each day.   Kindly scroll on for the full product breakdown as...