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Monthly Archives: December 2017

My Favorite Beauty Products Of 2017

For me, 2017 was the year of the contour & highlight. As I look back on my beauty product purchases and splurges, I somehow managed to accumulate a bevy of beautiful bronzers and highlighters. I also realize some of my favorite beauty products from this year are the best drugstore dupes I’ve discovered in a while. Regardless of price point though, I’ve narrowed down my favorite beauty products of 2017.

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‘Tis The Season: Celeb-Inspired Holiday Makeup Looks

With holiday season in full force, we got a bit blind-sided with busy schedules, a superb skincare routine, and holiday shopping. Now that the holiday fêtes have arrived, one less thing to worry about is the fun, festive makeup looks to try. We’ve rounded up our favorite celeb-inspired holiday makeup trends which are sure to turn heads at all those winter soirees. Now what to wear with the fierce face…We are loving Kate Bosworth’s deep cranberry lip.

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Under $30: Seriously Good Stocking Stuffers

Whether or not these beauty treats actually go into a literal stocking is up to you (we say buy a few, decide later). These gifts are good for your BFF, your co-worker, your mom, your sister, some random, or even yourself.  Secret Santa, anyone? We’ve got you covered.  Here are a few of our favorite stocking stuffers, all for under $30:Wander Beauty New York Minute Makeup Kit ($29 – $88 value)  The absolute perfect set to keep in your desk or work bag, this travel-friendly makeup kit includes products to oomph up your eyes, lips, and cheeks.

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The PRP Facial

The PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) facial, also commonly referred to as the blood facial or the vampire facial, is the thing that complexion dreams are made of. I recently tried the Diamond Combo PRP & Microneedling treatment with world-renowned plastic surgeon, Dr. Jason Diamond, who has worked his magic on the faces of celebrities like Kourtney Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West, and Kate Upton. The first step is sitting with numbing cream on your face for about 30 minutes.

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Under $10: The Wet Brush

Anyone with long hair, kinky hair, super fine hair, or thick hair — basically anyone with hair! — knows what a b*tch it is to brush out tangles both-shower. This mundane act is right up there with shaving legs and bikini line (thankfully, I have omitted these from my beauty routine, thanks to the magic of laser hair removal) — I literally cringe at the thought od having to brush out my long, wet, tangled hair and tend to put it off for as long as possible (hence, I’ve gone as far as to come up with a way that my hair looks great without having to actually brush it out — recap here). The point of new beauty contraptions, tools, and appliances are to cut down on the getting-ready time — a successful tool will accomplish this, all while making the process seem pretty painless. And that’s exactly what The Wet Brush ($9) does…and all for under $10.

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Top 10 Beauty Posts Of 2017

I love looking back on the most popular beauty posts you read on my site in 2017. It turns out how to beauty guides were a must-read. Throughout the year, I also took an interest in finding drugstore makeup dupes to help cut back on expensive beauty product obsessions. I’m so glad my splurge or save makeup dupes post was the #1 most read blog post of 2017.

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Holiday Inspiration… Grace Cheng

Note: Pair simple, glowing makeup with polished waves or a chic updo and you have an instant holiday party look. Check out Sheridan’s Instagram for more hair inspiration. Note: Visit the Mylk Labs website for amazing healthy recipes and be sure to order a sample pack of the Oatmeal Cups!. .

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5 Red Lipstick Picks For Holiday Makeup Looks

I’m on a serious liquid lipstick binge right now and we all know there’s nothing more festive than a classic red lip for the holidays. Just remember to wear lipsticks with blue undertones, it will make your teeth look whiter!Unlike my previous lip posts this isn’t going to be a ranking. I’m just excited to share with you a brief breakdown of each brand and shade of red that I’m obsessed with right now. Hopefully, you can find the right red lipstick for you this holiday season and beyond.

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