Category Archives: editorial sample

clarins instant light1

sleep deprivation has a direct impact on skin, mostly in the radiance department. since sleep is a precious gift around here, lately i’ve been feeling like my go-to foundation just isn’t cutting it. no amount of bronzer or trickery can bring the … Continue reading

Share On FacebookShare On TwitterShare on PinterestShare with Email
Posted in editorial sample, face, skin | Tagged | 1 Comment

rouge bunny rouge bronzing glow powder2

finding a natural shade of bronzer can be an impossible feat and, beyond that, there is a real shortage of shimmer-free options. as someone who shops for an exclusively matte version, i also find that just dusting brown powder on … Continue reading

Share On FacebookShare On TwitterShare on PinterestShare with Email
Posted in bronzer, cheeks, editorial sample | Tagged | 2 Comments

ag smoothing balm0

it’s these weird, early fall months when i just don’t have the strength to battle dc’s lingering humidity. i mean, a sticky summer? i get it – but, fall evokes feelings of sleek hair! sadly in dc, that’s often not achievable until thanksgiving. the beloved … Continue reading

Share On FacebookShare On TwitterShare on PinterestShare with Email
Posted in editorial sample, hair | Tagged | Leave a comment

stila mile high mascara6

when caring for a three-week old infant, mascara basically qualifies as a luxury – and for that reason, i am extra picky about which one i wear these days. since lou arrived, i have done my makeup maybe four times and … Continue reading

Share On FacebookShare On TwitterShare on PinterestShare with Email
Posted in editorial sample, eyes, lashes | Tagged | 6 Comments

nomaterra on-the-go fragrance wipes3

remember my friends at nomaterra? well, they have some pretty exciting news. the gorgeous independent perfume brand has launched their innovative fragrance wipes at sephora! available online and in the beauty to go section in stores, the variety pack of … Continue reading

Share On FacebookShare On TwitterShare on PinterestShare with Email
Posted in editorial sample, fragrance | Tagged | 3 Comments

day to night: bite beauty lip treatments0

lip products tend to suck the life out of my lips. something about that skin is just extra sensitive and i can always tell by the “morning after effects” when i’ve overdone it on lip color the day before. it’s … Continue reading

Share On FacebookShare On TwitterShare on PinterestShare with Email
Posted in editorial sample, lips | Tagged | Leave a comment

stila stay all day vinyl lip gloss1

what is it about summer that calls for – no, make that demands – a beautifully bright look-at-me lip? it’s been quite the search, but i have finally found the one and it’s stila stay all day vinyl lip gloss in … Continue reading

Share On FacebookShare On TwitterShare on PinterestShare with Email
Posted in editorial sample, lips | Tagged | 1 Comment

tarte colored clay tinted brow gel6

this new brow’scara from tarte turns even the most unruly brows into shapely arches – extending the time that i can get away between threading appointments. you might think that tinted brow gels are tinted brow gels, but there are … Continue reading

Share On FacebookShare On TwitterShare on PinterestShare with Email
Posted in brows, editorial sample, eyes | Tagged | 6 Comments

clinique chubby stick cheek colour balms + baby tints3

  summer has me craving color, but i like to keep things super lightweight in the heat. clinique has delivered some real beauties in their two new chubby stick collections – one for cheeks and one for lips. they pair … Continue reading

Share On FacebookShare On TwitterShare on PinterestShare with Email
Posted in blush, cheeks, editorial sample, lips | Tagged | 3 Comments

laura mercier smooth finish flawless fluide2

leave it to the makeup gods to deliver one helluva perfect foundation just as i am squeezing the life out of my current tube and feeling at a complete loss of where to go next. i didn’t know quite what … Continue reading

Share On FacebookShare On TwitterShare on PinterestShare with Email
Posted in editorial sample, face, foundation | Tagged | 2 Comments