Kerastase’s Discipline Collection

January 16, 2015 hair
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I had to gather the troops to get today’s post to you. In the interest of reviewing for a range of needs, sometimes I enlist “Team Belle Belle” to give products a whirl. While I have fine hair that is easily weighed-down, I knew my buddy M would have the perfect hair to try this […]

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Estée Lauder and Lisa Perry Gift At Neiman Marcus

January 15, 2015 news
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Who is ready for Spring? Not me… I love winter. I guess I blame it on the fact that I always run warm hot. But leave it to Estée Lauder and Neiman Marcus to get all jazzed about Spring. Their new gift with purchase features a collab with New York fashion designer Lisa Perry and […]

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Wednesday on the Web

January 14, 2015 Fashion
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Sorry for the drop off in these Wednesday link posts. Part of the new year means a renewed verve to bring these back to you! I always love sharing what I find compelling on the web and I hope you enjoy them as well. As you can see from my chosen image above – some […]

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Budget Lip Balms for Winter

January 12, 2015 lips
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I am always reaching for a lip balm, but this time of the year I seemed to constantly have one at arm’s length. No wonder I fly through them in a jiff. So I always appreciate a good value. These three are my three recent favorite budget buys: Softlips Cube Lip Protectant: My high school […]

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New Year’s Skin: Le Metier de Beaute Peau Vierge Anti-Aging Complexe and Glow Pen Highlighter

January 12, 2015 face
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Let me say this off the bat: this is a true luxury duo with a price to match. But when I showed up to lunch sans makeup except for these two yesterday, I was met with “Your skin looks so good! So dewy!” For me, that says quite a bit when I am going relatively […]

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Glossier

January 7, 2015 face
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I am fairly sure nothing could drag me away from my happy life here in Oklahoma. But if there is one thing I occasionally miss, it is the pleasures of a big city. The latest and greatest, trendy food and fashion inspiration come to mind. So when iconic beauty blogger, Emily Weiss, launched a beauty […]

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Favorite New Cleansers From Tata Harper and Fresh

January 6, 2015 skin-care
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Are many of you (like me) trying to be more aware of ingredients in your skin care and makeup? A favorite friend of mine is really making strides making over her routine, and I am inspired to do the same. My brand of choice when it comes to natural ingredients in Tata Harper. Sure, it […]

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Caudalie Gradual Self-Tanner For The Face

January 5, 2015 face
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I had the most low-key, sleep-filled weekend and it was glorious. I was actually happy to turn the calendar page, put the holidays behind us and brave 2015. Which I know has so much good in store. It just called for a bit of rest, relaxation and reading. Speaking of reading, I just set a […]

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Nails Inc + Victoria, Victoria Beckham

December 30, 2014 nails
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I have to admit this was a welcome blog break – sorry for my sudden disappearance. I was in a bit of a holiday funk. Don’t get me wrong – I had a lovely time with family. I just wasn’t as jazzed about sharing looks or routines. And having analyzed my 250-ish posts in 2014, […]

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Shopbop NYE Sale

December 30, 2014 Fashion
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Hope you guys are enjoying the holidays. I am still taking a break from the blog to rejuvenate and review. I’ll be back later this week. But I wanted to share an awesome Shopbop sale that is running today and tomorrow. Get 25% off on all items already on sale. Hop on over and join […]

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Buxom Winner Takes All Lip Set

December 17, 2014 lips
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We are officially near (or at) the last day to ship Christmas gifts for them to arrive safely on 12/24. If you are a fellow procrastinator, I am guessing you’ve noted this for a couple weeks. On that note, I thought I’d share one final idea for gifting. I actually adore the Buxom Lip Gloss […]

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Brand Spotlight: Colleen Rothschild

December 16, 2014 skin-care
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While I have some favorite skin care lines (Kate Somerville, SK-II and Tata Harper come to mind), I always enjoy checking out a newcomer. And Colleen Rothschild is certainly qualified to bring a great one to the table. She is known as a genius behind many products created for dermatologists, estheticians and stores. Having the […]

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Holiday Cheer

December 15, 2014 news
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A quick post today for all of you that are scrambling like me with their holiday shopping. Thank goodness for the Internet! A perfect distraction with my current busy-as-heck-Monday-blues. And given I’m running around like a crazy person, this messy pony look above is on the rotation lately more than I’d like to admit. Some […]

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Prtty Peaushun Skin Tight Body Lotion

December 12, 2014 bath and body
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Looking for a holiday glow? Are you like me with pasty, winter skin? Here is an indie beauty brand that might just be right up your alley. I have lusted over Prtty Peaushun the last couple months in the pages of magazines and on the Gloss48 site. I finally pulled the trigger and now am […]

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Holiday Gifting: Affordable Beauty From FLOWER

December 10, 2014 bath and body
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I remember hearing about Drew Barrymore’s new makeup line when it first came out. Lucky for me, I had met the makeup artist who Drew worked with developing the line and was able to get info from her about the new products. One thing that resonated was that she truly believed and emphasized that this […]

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Supergoop! Forever Young Hand Cream Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 40 PA+++

December 9, 2014 bath and body
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Tis’ the season and for me that means loads of hand cream. Working in an office, I am borderline nutso about washing my hands – I really really don’t want to get sick this winter. So you can imagine my little paws get really dried out. While I had been using some more stronly scented […]

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Sulwhasoo Luminature Essential Finisher

December 8, 2014 skin-care
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If you like no-frills skin care, look away, dear friend. But know you are missing out. For those willing to add an extra step, check out this “finisher” from Sulwhasoo. Much like this favorite makeup spray, the Sulwhasoo Luminature Essential Finisher is like the same for your skin care – think about sealing in all […]

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Holiday Gifting: bareMinerals Complexion Superstars

December 4, 2014 face
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I posted yesterday about my winter beauty routine. A couple of products are included in this set so it goes without saying that I love this for a gift idea. In fact, bareMinerals pretty much nails it on great value beauty gifts (like this one here). These shades are wearable for a large segment of […]

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Winter Makeup Routine

December 3, 2014 face
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I know it doesn’t come as a shock that I am always changing things up when it comes to my routine. But this particular combo of goodies has seemed to garner quite the motherload of compliments… if I do say so myself. So here is my step-by-step face makeup routine of late – think glowy […]

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