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

Look to the Light for Good Skin: Anti-Aging Light Therapy Review

The latest anti-aging beauty trend that’s been brewing for a while has been light therapy for your face to build collagen, remove dark spots and heal acne and eczema. Blue light, red light, what does it all mean? And does it work? Yes! I can safely say that it does! This, besides good genes and sunblock, is one of my secrets to clear, younger-looking skin. … Continue reading Look to the Light for Good Skin: Anti-Aging Light Therapy Review

Dry, Parched Feet No More: Baby Foot Peel Review

Ah, the Japanese. They really know how to make a product creepy and cute at the same time. Baby Foot is a foot peel treatment that transforms your rough, flaky feet into “baby-soft” smoothness. Disclaimer: I’m warning you now. If you don’t feel comfortable with the sight of dead skin shedding on a daily basis off your feet for a couple weeks, then this might … Continue reading Dry, Parched Feet No More: Baby Foot Peel Review