The time has come. It’s officially time for tights. I look forward to fall dressing so much because I get to haul out my collection of printed and patterned tights once again, and add some serious flair to my outfits. It’s so much fun coming up with the right combination of tights, shoes, dress, and jacket in fall and winter, and it’s sort of like putting a puzzle together: once all the pieces are combined, you’re left with a complete picture. And hopefully it’s one you like!
I was sort of inspired by classic French style this week, as made obvious by my beret. I’ve had this beret since my freshman year of college and only wore it for a costume once. I dug it out of my closet this week and loved the way it finished this look.Read More »
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I have pretty standard, medium-brown hair, which can get pretty boring sometimes. Don’t get me wrong: I love my hair, but I also love trying new colors and changing it up! A couple years ago, I went a lot darker in the fall and loved the way the almost-black look made my makeup pop and my outfits more intense! In that same year, but in the spring, I dyed the ends of my hair rainbow-colored, and had so much fun styling it!
In that same vein, this fall I tried something new—but not quite as obvious. I’ve always wanted to rock some red hair and I achieved it this fall with the Schwarzkopf Color Ultime at-home hair dye. I chose the 6.44 Desert Copper, a coppery red color that made my standard brown hair look more lively and bright, made my outfits and makeup more interesting, and that matches the vibrant colors of the season.
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One of my favorite feelings of all time is using cold cream to take off my makeup. I’ve been using cold cream for a couple years, to combat my combination skin and moisturize. It’s such a satisfying feeling: I take a dollop of the pure white cream, smoosh it together with my fingers, and use it to literally melt away my makeup. I’ve never come across another product that I liked as much as good ol’ fashioned cold cream—until now.
Recently I was given the opportunity to try out the Green Clean Makeup Melting Cleanser by Farmacy Beauty and share my thoughts, and so far, they’re definitely positive. Let me tell you a little about this special product.Read More »
There’s something about very feminine dressing that makes me feel really confident. I’m so much more comfortable in dresses than in pants; in bright, pastel colors than in blacks and greys; and in floral prints than in stripes. This outfit combines a little of all of that, and then some.
Hi all! This past year has been an awesome one for me so far. I got a new job, hit some milestones in my blogging career, and managed to meet a huge goal of mine: publishing a short story. I’m so proud of my insane work ethic this year, and I know we all struggle to stay focused, work hard, and meet goals. I know there is literally nothing I like better than sitting on my couch with a huge bowl of popcorn watching Food Network, but most of the time I’m working, even after hours!
I thought I’d share with you some of the ways I’ve learned to organize my life and start to work efficiently to meet goals—because at the end of the day, isn’t that what our lives are all about? Making our dreams come true? Here’s what I’ve learned.
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If you’ve been to my corner of the internet before, you’ll know I love to try out new beauty products! I’ve tried out dozens of shampoos and conditioners, exfoliants, face masks, moisturizers, face washes, and everything in between. I think trial and error is a great way to hit upon that miracle combination of products that works for you, and there’s also a big part of me that fangirls over new products! It’s also a great way to treat myself—there’s nothing better than a hot shower and some sweet-smelling shampoo to relax after a long day (or week!).
I know, I know. Pastels in fall are not a thing. But any excuse I have to wear blush pink, I take it. I just got a few pieces of pink clothing and I’m not waiting until spring to wear them! I’m a rule-breaker, what can I say? Plus I just got way too excited when I put this outfit together.
These photos were taken in Bryant Park one early morning, when the park was empty and the Winter Village kiosks still in the future. I love the bustle of the Winter Village and the Christmas Tree at Bryant Park, but I also love the park like this: a little deserted, a little eerie, with the carousel covered and leaves flying everywhere.Read More »
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Every year I go to the Renaissance Faire, and almost every year I pick up a little vial of lavender essential oil, and every year I run out because I use it so much. Essential oils are like little bottles of magic and utility: they can help in small, everyday ways that can, nevertheless, make a big difference to your daily routine. Recently, I tried a new brand of essential oil, the Nature’s Truth® Aromatherapy brand available at CVS, and I thought I’d share three awesome, easy ways to start using essential oils every day to relax and unwind.
I bought three products at CVS:
- Lavender Mist Spray
- Lavender 15ml Essential Oil
- Tea Tree 15ml Essential Oil
I found them in the vitamins/digestive health/cold & flu aisle on a top shelf.
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Hi all! Today I have a review of a product you may have heard about: the Face Halo, which has been advertised heavily by my favorite Youtube vlogger, Chloe Morello (really the only one I watch regularly)! The Face Halo is a product that lets you remove your makeup without any products or face wipes—all you need is water. It’s a dual-sided, microfiber sphere that you dip in water and run over your face to remove all traces of makeup. WITH WATER.
Admittedly, like a lot of other people, I was skeptical when I first heard about it, but decided to try it after Chloe recorded a demonstration on her channel. She wears more makeup than I do, and EVERYTHING came off, and since it’s only $22 for a pack of 3, there was no reason not to try it out. I did, and now I am a believer. I bought these with my own hard-earned money, and here are my thoughts.Read More »