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REVIEW: NARS All Day Luminous Foundation (Plus Video!)

I had a few misconceptions before I picked up NARS All Day Luminous Foundation, misconceptions that originally kept me from trying it in the first place.

1- It would make me look too oily… it has the word luminous in the title after all.
2- It wouldn’t have enough coverage for my acne-prone and hyper-pigmented skin.

The foundation came out in 2015, but it’s been talked about so much I just assumed it’d been around forever. Even though I heard about it often, I never thought it might be something I would try (see misconceptions above). Continue Reading

Makeup Style

What I’m Into for Spring 2017: Style & Beauty

This season, I've finally realized what it means to invest in well-made pieces that will still be intact years from now. For me, that doesn't necessarily mean expensive, it just means I'm more mindful about what I purchase. …

Makeup Review

Review: ColourPop Lip Products & Swatches

It’s time to bulk up your makeup storage, welcome to the world of ColourPop (welcome back if you’ve already been initiated). I’m a relative newcomer to ColourPop but I completely get the hype. It’s affordable, the products are impressive, and I turn giddy just…

Makeup Skin Care


One of my absolute favorite beauty blogs is IntoTheGloss. I check it almost daily (and kind of obsessively) for new content, and while all the articles are good reads, I especially love when they post The Top Shelf. The Top Shelf is a series…


My Top 3 Beauty YouTube Channels

Recently, I’ve been watching a lot of makeup tutorials on YouTube. At first it was more about just learning new techniques or a way to pass the time, but now I feel invested in the girls who make them. They’re not only fantastic at…


My Go-To Foundation for Blemished Skin

I am so excited. I found a foundation that I LOVE. As someone who relies on foundation to cover blemishes and dark marks everyday, this is a life changer. But here’s the thing – to find a foundation I really love, I had to…

threading before and after

How to Get Your Best Brows

This week, after months of hardly touching my eyebrows I finally got them threaded! In an effort to grow them into a decent shape, I decided to hold off on too much dangerous plucking. I’ve never tried growth serums, but I have tried castor…