The Blogger Made Me Buy It

  After reading beauty blogs for years, I was bound to pick up a few products based on their reviews. Anytime I’m considering a purchase, I read blogs in order to validate my purchase. More often then not, I end up reading about, and buying, things I never had intentions of buying! I went through […]

Skincare Favorites 2016 

Wow, we’re 2017 is already here! 2016 was a busy year for me with moving cross country, completing my PhD and buying a house! I can’t wait to see what 2017 has in store for me. I spent much of 2016 working on a skincare routine that worked well for me. While I found many products […]

Brand Spotlight: Jouer Cosmetics


When I think of California beauty, I immediately think of the laid-back nature of Southern California surfer chicks- effortless, natural and simple. One brand that perfectly encompasses that style is the LA-based brand, Jouer Cosmetics. Jouer’s formulations are filled with great skincare ingredients and come in effortless colors, so no matter what you chose, the […]

Summer Lip Products on Rotation

Affiliate links used in this post.  Lip products may be my favorite thing in my makeup collection because they are by far the easiest way to switch up your makeup look. They are so easy to use and the colors and formulations are endless. I’m normally a nude lip kind of girl, but in the […]

Update your Makeup Routine: Winter 

  Two weeks ago, I spoke about updating your skincare for winter (in case you missed it, you can find it here). Changing your skincare for each season is the most important thing you can do to keep your skin flawless. But if all else fails, you can always rely on your makeup to help […]

How to upgrade your skincare for winter 

I’ll be the first to admit I never appreciated the seasons before. I grew up in California where it’s 70degrees and sunny year round, Ok, not really, but it never gets below 40degrees and only rains occasionally. That all changed when I moved to the Northeast 3 years ago. Now, I understand why people always talk […]