Tag: makeup

My Top 10 Beauty Splurge Picks From The Sephora VIB Sale

I’m trying to work through my extensive stash of skin care, makeup and hair products before buying anything new, so I’ll probably skip the Sephora VIB summer sale. But it’s a great time to score some of their premium products at a rare discount, so if you want to treat yourself to some special beauty bits or level-up your skin care routine, here are my top 10 favorite “splurge” products that I’d recommend for the…

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The Best Makeup Brushes On A Budget

Think of putting on your makeup like you’re painting a house: the tools you use for the application can make or break your end results. A great brush can elevate the performance of a mediocre product; and conversely, a bad-quality brush can make working with a premium product difficult and frustrating. When I realized the huge role that brushes play in a makeup routine, I bought a lot of them. I wanted to try everything,…

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A ‘Perfect Skin’ Deal Worth Sharing

Bobbi Brown is one of my favorite prestige beauty brands. I think of their products as the reliable, hardworking basics of my makeup collection, and I love their ethos of enhancing your natural beauty with makeup; the overall vibe is unfussy and dependable, with quality products I can throw on in the morning and not think about for the rest of the day. I bought all my Bobbi Brown products from Sephora, until I discovered…

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My Fave 5: All About That Base

It’s been a while since I shared a beauty top five! A recent group text with my girlfriends about our favorite foundations got me thinking that I should round up a handful of my best base picks: two multitasking skincare/coverage hybrids; a buildable water-based formula that’s a staple in every pro makeup artist’s kit (and mine); the luxury foundation that’s my go-to for every special occasion; and my #1 budget-friendly pick from the drugstore.

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This + That: Color Crush

The common theme of my bookmarks, Pins and saved Instagrams last week was fresh spring color: from accessories and outerwear in fun fruity hues; to the perfect bold lip with an innovative balm-meets-melted lipstick formula; to a set of orange dining room chairs I couldn’t stop thinking about until I found them in the most unexpected place. Plus, the juicy tell-all about daytime television that I binged in a weekend and more. Let’s dive in!