Revisited: Get that Spinach Out of Your Teeth & Check Your Makeup with a Mirrored iPhone Case

The common dilemma: you’re on a date or at a work lunch meeting and suspect that you have something stuck in your teeth. The solution: either don’t ever eat salads (or poppyseed bagels) ever again–or–use your phone case mirror to check it out and fix it. Most people have their phones at reach at all times. I figured if I was going to always have … Continue reading Revisited: Get that Spinach Out of Your Teeth & Check Your Makeup with a Mirrored iPhone Case

Money-Saving Skincare Tips: How to Use a Sheet Mask

If you’re new to the concept of sheet masks for your face, you might be a little hesitant to use these scary-looking sheet masks that have long been popular in Asia and now are more mainstream everywhere. These things work. But it’s an added expense to your existing skincare routine and you should know how to get the most out of them. In theory, it … Continue reading Money-Saving Skincare Tips: How to Use a Sheet Mask

Mascara Hacks and How to Help Cute Animals

You would think that the ultimate mascara would have been invented by now, since it’s been around since ancient Egyptian times. But there are so many different formulas and brands, it’s hard to get to the perfect one for you. Regardless of what brand you use, here are simple tips for using mascara. Separating lashes: People have all different ways to get the clumps out … Continue reading Mascara Hacks and How to Help Cute Animals

Spray Your Way to Soft, Supple Skin: Ahava Dry Oil Body Mist

This could alternatively be titled, “The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Soft Skin”. Did you know that after you take a shower or bath, that you only have about 1-2 minutes to apply moisturizer before the water on your skin starts to evaporate? Applying moisturizer immediately helps lock in that precious water that can hydrate your skin better than if it was completely dry. But it’s … Continue reading Spray Your Way to Soft, Supple Skin: Ahava Dry Oil Body Mist

High-Priced Beauty on a Budget

Oh, the things we do for beauty. Apparently the average woman spends $15,000 on beauty products in her lifetime. Is it just me or does that seem like a low number? 😉 Regardless, I can guarantee you that some of those beauty purchases were ones that didn’t work out: lipstick color that looked great on you in the store–but awful in your daily life, orangey-looking … Continue reading High-Priced Beauty on a Budget

Reverse the Curse of Straight Hair: Curl Your Hair with a Flat Iron

Straight-haired, curly-haired, fine-haired, it doesn’t matter–most women have a bit of hair envy for what they don’t naturally have. Growing up with stick straight hair, I spent most of my teenage years trying various ways to easily create wavy hair that usually didn’t succeed. The solution came way too late in my life, but better late than never: the secret is to use a flat … Continue reading Reverse the Curse of Straight Hair: Curl Your Hair with a Flat Iron

Raccoon Eyes No More: Kevyn Aucoin The Volume Mascara

If you have straight eyelashes, finding mascara that doesn’t smudge is like going shopping for a pair of jeans: there are way too many options to try, there’s something off about almost all of them and the process just makes you feel bad about yourself in the end. 😉 A friend told me about Kevyn Aucoin The Volume Mascara and it’s been the “holy grail” … Continue reading Raccoon Eyes No More: Kevyn Aucoin The Volume Mascara