What you need to know about Eyelash Extensions

Let's start with the basics What are they? They are a synthetic, mink, or silk lash applied by hand one lash at a time by a lash technician gluing it onto your actual lash by a licensed and certified lash stylist. One by one. Anywhere from 70-100 lashes are applied per eye taking the initial…

Jo Malone

I’m in love… I have been searching and testing and searching and testing body scrubs. Cheap to expensive. I think I may have found the one. I discovered this body scrub when I walked into the Biltmore Fashion Park Jo Malone London boutique. I was given a complimentary hand and arm massage by the lovely…

ON THE HUNT FOR A NEW MASCARA: how do you chose?

As it is the holidays AND wedding season, I have been a little busy and negligent of my blog. I am still always keeping an eye on what's new, what's the best in the beauty world. I have been struggling with my lashes looking  amazing without falsies. My current mascaras just are not doing it.…

THE PERFECT "NUDE" PALETTE: how do you chose?

With so many  "nude" palettes on the market, how do yo chose the best one for you? From Smashbox, Bobbi Brown to even Maybeline have come out with one. I say go with the one with a perfect mix of matte and shimmer eye shadows. Like this Smashbox 'FULL EXPOSURE" mini palette. It has 4…

MARIO BADESCU: love at first wash

MARIO BADESCU ENZYME CLEANSING GEL & FACIAL SPRAY which I am obsessed with too(use it to set my makeup)I have tried so many cleansers from Neutrogena, Kate Sommerville, Cetaphil, to Shiseido.  Cheap, expensive. I have never been fully impressed by any of them until now. I think I found 'the one' y'all. It has only…

PRODUCT REVIEW: NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream

NYX has quickly become one of my favorite brands for lip products. I. Am. Obsessed. I recently purchased their Soft Matte Lip Creams and am excited to get more! They are amazing. It is almost like a lipstick in a tube. They go on creamy and set to a matte finish. You have to try…

HERE COMES THE BRIDE: looking fierce!

  "Marriage:When you vow to love someone even during football season"-Pinterest. What else in season? Weddings. This week I will feature different bridal looks on my Instagram, tips, and products for you beautiful brides to be. Makeup on this beauty by me. FAVORITE PRODUCTS: Painterly Paint Pot by MAC is the perfect base for any…

READ MY LIPS: the perfect red pout

Creating the perfect red lip. Here are 3 products you can not go wrong with!LUSH Lip ScrubM.A.C Lip Prep+PrimeM.A.C Cherry Lip linerSTEPS:Exfoliate those lips. Rub lip scrub all over lip then rinse or lick off. You don't want any texture when rocking a red lipPrep lips with a lip primer. Apply this product generously like…

FALL TRENDS: nails nails nails

One of the hottest break out beauty trends has been nails. I spotted tons of  creative expression on nails from funky, bold shapes and designs to bedazzled nails. This year, the word that is being used most to describe nail fall trends is understated. Going back to basics. Not boring, basic. Muted tones like grays,…

Product Review: nyc eyeliner

Here's a quick product review! I have to have to share this beauty steal! I was introduced to it by friends. I was stuck on gel liner (still love it.) After several attempts at using certain liquid liners that were 'high end' brands that were  not that amazing nor long lasting, I had given up…