Beauty

I’m no makeup artist, but damn it, I’ll try. Red lipstick forever!

Spritz away, little bottle, spritz away

As you may have noticed in my Birchbox posts, I’m not really a perfume person. As much as I love the idea of starting each day with a fabulous spritz of Chanel No. 5, I prefer my time to be spent free of headaches, migraines and general discomfort. After a lifetime of hating perfume, I’ve finally found a few scents that even … Keep reading…

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Birchbox No. 2: Number 4, Aerie, Mox Botanicals, Eyeko & Chuao

Note the adorable, festive wrapping complete with a thick pink ribbon (purse charm, perhaps? Hair bow?) and indie-esque gift tag. Also, with the wrapping of the perfume (the silver tube) I sort of thought it was candy. Thank goodness I wasn’t that tired when I opened the box! Number 4 Lumiere d’hiver Clarifying Shampoo: I’ve been curious about these clarifying, lather-less shampoos … Keep reading…

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Tales of sweet discounts: Black Friday 2012

Thanksgiving, both the holiday and the break, were wonderful. I spent time with family and might-as-well-be-family friends. Weirdly enough, one of the highlights was hanging out with my mom in the middle of the night. Why? Black Friday, baby! Before I say too much about my Black Friday adventure, let me preface by saying both myself and my mother have worked retail … Keep reading…

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Birchbox No. One: ModelCo, Oscar Blandi, Juicy Couture, One Love Organics & SOYJOY

After one of my writers wrote a wonderful article on Birchbox in the fashion section, I decided to sign up for this make-up of the month club. After my first shipment arrived earlier this week I realized I am hooked. Between the adorable packaging and proper-sized deluxe samples, I was and am completely sold. For $10 per month, this is mail worth paying for. … Keep reading…

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