I’m calling it: OPI Coney Island Cotton Candy is going to be my go-to summer nude. It’s a warm peachy-pink with a sheer formula that you can layer for more opaque coverage. This is three thin coats over their ridge-filling primer base, topped off with my favorite high-shine ‘instant gel effect’ top coat.
Lovely links for your Sunday, including: why dogs love baby talk, the $40 fanny pack we all need this summer, two colorful home tours to inspire your space, and how to get your blogging mojo back.
What I loved this month, from the perfect setting powder for luminous skin (think the Snapchat beauty filter, IRL) to the top picks from my reading list, to my new morning coffee routine, à la Kristen Bell.
Byrdie has a video series on their YouTube channel called Just Five Things, where celebrities, models, makeup artists and other industry pros share their top five beauty picks from their personal kits. These folks have access to lots of products, so when something lands on the top of their favorites list, it’s gotta be good. Watching
Inspiring links to kick off your week, including: a summer book list, a roundup of fashion/lifestyle blogs to add to your reader, and an interview with the lady behind Farmgirl Flowers. Plus a few of my summer skin care picks!
If you’re looking to add a few new pieces to your summer wardrobe or your space, there are plenty of great sales around the web this weekend.
Straw bags aren’t just for the beach or farmers markets this season; toss all the contents of your handbag into one and use it as a casual everyday tote!
I hit the clearance jackpot at TJ Maxx yesterday: spring tops from $8-10, and two new pairs of white jeans to get me through the summer. Check out what came home with me!
I always enjoy Leslie’s List posts on Cupcakes and Cashmere, a Monday morning roundup of the recipes, books, movies and podcasts she recommends. It’s a great way to kick off the week and discover new things to add to my creative to-do list. Another good C&C post last week: 5 Tips From A Psychologist For
Another Mother’s Day at the flower shop is in the books, y’all! This is the first weekend in several weeks that I don’t have to spend at work, so I have big plans: maybe do a little retail therapy; dive into my newest Book Of The Month pick, Since We Fell, by David Lehane; and