Nails

Go Nude.

In the last few years, we’ve all praised at the altar of nail art. Neon, tribal patterns, stripes… you name it, I’ve probably done it. But, in an effort to make (small) strides toward sophisticated adulthood, I’ve embraced the refined nude nail. As with all things tasteful, Chanel does it best. The Les Beiges collection is the […]

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Makeup

What’s in My Makeup Bag?

There is something so personal about a makeup bag. There’s only room for the essentials. I struggle with this concept, and usually tote along at least 3 extra lip glosses just in case. It’s a rough world out there, so let’s see what we’re bringing to battle. POWDERPowder: the first step to any touch up regimen. Blotting […]

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Makeup, Style

Airplane Beauty Essentials

Traveling is inevitable of the holiday season, and nothing is worse for your skin than an airplane cabin.  Rule #1 : Always carry on your toiletries and makeup. This way you can avoid any unwanted shampoo and bronzer explosions. Find a toiletry bag you love (my mom and grandmother have sworn by Henri Bendel for years, […]

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Makeup, Video of the Week

Video of the Week: The Perfect Cat Eye

Meow! Upgrade your kitty costume with a killer winged liner. This week’s video comes from Birchbox France, and breaks down the daunting makeup look into a few simple steps. My go-to liquid liner is by Kat Von D. It’s easy to build a thick line, but the brush is small enough for a perfect thin […]

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Makeup

CHANEL Vitalumière Aqua

BB and CC creams have taken over the American cosmetic market, promising skincare benefits and sun protection in addition to light coverage. Personally, I never really jumped on board the BB/CC train, remaining loyal to my tinted moisturizer. Every summer, The minimal makeup trend pops up in every magazine, and like the all-star American consumer […]

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Organization

the Anatomy of a Perfume Tray

I mean, everything looks better on a tray. While I may be a little more tray obsessed than the average person, every girl needs a perfume tray. They’re not just for perfume! Add a pretty bottle of lotion or nail polish. Pick your tray. CB2 has a ton of inexpensive options that match any space. Also […]

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