How to… Incorporate a Pop of Color in an Otherwise Neutral Look with Clinique Purple Pumps All About Shadow Single!

how to incorporate a pop of color into neutral look

If your instinct tells you to run away when you see a purple eyeshadow, I am here to tell you not to! It is true that I sport neutral eyes myself on most days (mostly because I want to flaunt a flashy lipstick). However, nothing says you can’t have a little fun from time to time! Today I’m showing you a simple way to incorporate a pop of color in an otherwise neutral look with the new Clinique Purple Pumps All About Shadow! [Read more...]



Bewitched, Bewildered, & Bejeweled: Dior Diorific Jewel Manicure Duo

Dior Diorific Jewel Manicure Duo Gold Nail Lacquer Base, Crystal Pearls, funnel

Dior always seems a little slower in catching up with manicure trends, but it’s one of those brands that can persuade me to finally try something. The case in point this time: a caviar manicure with Dior Diorific Jewel Manicure Duo from the Golden Winter Collection! [Read more...]



A Solid Lighweight Moisturizer with Calming Benefits: Kiehl’s Skin Rescuer Stress-Minimizing Daily Hydrator

Kiehl's Skin Rescuer Stress-Minimizing Daily Hydrator

What do you do when you are stressed? I make an herbal infusion, hug a kitty (maximize the result by making the kitty purr. It has been proven to lower blood pressure), or catch an episode of something funny (like The Big Bang Theory. Man, that show is hilarious!). What do you do when your skin is stressed? My new answer is Kiehl’s Skin Rescuer Stress Minimizing Daily Hydrator. I’ve had both hits and misses with Kiehl’s, so I don’t really know what to expect when it comes to this brand. Fortunately, this time it’s a happy ending! [Read more...]



The Three Dior Mascateers: Diorshow Maximizer, Diorshow Iconic Overcurl, Diorshow New Look

Dior Diorshow Maximizer, Diorshow Iconic Overcurl, Diorshow New Look

How many products do you use on your lashes? Would you think it’s crazy that I use three? I test different mascaras often enough, but I repurchased my absolute favorites during the sales a while ago. Meet Dior Diorshow Maximizer, Iconic Overcurl, and New Look. They make such a great team for my lashes that I have dubbed them my Three Dior Mascateers. I have reviewed them separately in the past, but I thought I’d show you how I use them together with better pictures, so here we go! [Read more...]



What They Tell You Is True: Tom Ford Ravish Cheek Color

Tom Ford Ravish Cheek Color review

OK, OK. I know what some of you are thinking: how did it take someone with this much cosmetic curiosity so long to try a legendary blush formula (long story short: Tom Ford Cheek Colors are not available in Belgium)? I also know what my mother/fiancé would be thinking if they ever found out I own a blush that costs 56 US dollars (they will think that I am crazy, and an hour-long lecture or two will ensue). But long story short: am I glad I finally tried a Tom Ford Cheek Color? Yes. Would I recommend it to everyone who has the budget? Yes! [Read more...]