It’s been a while since I really changed it up with my perfume. I wear a lot of different scents, but loved to change it up every season. My perfume collection is one of my favorite things I own and I always have a scent or two (or three) on my Christmas wish list. This year, I’m trying something really new and so far, loving it.
If you’ve been a reader for any period of time, you’ve probably heard me talk about lip balm. I married a lip balm junkie (read: my husband carries several in his pockets, everyday) and I believe a good lip balm is the best prep for a long lasting lipstick. I’d be hard pressed to find someone in my life who didn’t enjoy a good lip balm. That being said, it seems like a no brainer to try to nail the perfect lip balm to treat your loved ones this Holiday.
Hello Everyone! It’s almost that time of year! I know most of us are prepping our Turkey and possibly getting ready to brave some Black Friday specials (personally, I’m more of a Cyber Monday kinda gal) but at TRS headquarters, we’re getting ready for the big show, Christmas. It’s time for our 5th Annual Holiday Gift Guide (because whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Solstic or even Festivus, you’re probably shopping for your loved ones this time of year.). In honor of our 5th year bringing you some killer gift ideas, giveaways and discounts you won’t find anywhere else (hint, hint, one of my favorite makeup brands is offering a freebie to ALL of you!), we’re also putting together some Top 5 posts and giveaways!
I’m SO excited to be kicking this off and I seriously can’t wait to hear what you guys think!
Sometimes, my “little” sister amazes me. When it came time to throw a Birthday Bash for my 2-year-old niece, Miss Kaydence Rose, my sister went with her Mommy Instinct and let a princess do what a princess does best; call the shots. Because she’s 2, Kaydence wanted her birthday to revolve around one of the most magical things in her world: Cheese. I can’t say I blame her. She’s 2, but obviously enlightened! Cheese makes the world go round!
This has been my go-to look all month long and I’m pretty much obsessed! A lot of people say this reminds them of the show Dexter, which is also a fun take on this look! Splatter nails is often regarded as the messiest nail art technique out there, but I’m here to show you a cheap, neat, latex-free way to get the job done! (In the above image, I’m holding the Ben Nye Fresh Scab. Gross, huh?)
It’s no secret that Halloween is a messy night for your littles. From face paint to lollipops, things can get real sticky, real quick. At the end of the night, it’s time for a bubble bath and what I can only describe as a serious deep clean! This year, we partnered with Fuzzy Duck by Mop Top for some squeaky clean kids!
You might see on Instagram that I am an Acure Organics junkie. It’s not really a secret and they make some of my favorite products, hands down! With the weather changing it’s the perfect time to step back and reevalutate your current skin care routine. As it gets colder, your skin has different needs. For most of us, that means more moisture, more exfoliation and less cleaning. While SPF is always a good idea, if you’re going to be bundled up indoors, it’s not as critical over the next few months! I got an amazing care package from Acure a few weeks ago and now I wanted to sure some of my Fall must-haves for the basics: cleansing and moisturizing!
Happy October (which is really a month long celebration of Halloween, if you didn’t already know!) I’ve got another tutorial for you guys today! I had my friend Caitlin sit down and we worked on our take on the Queen of Hearts. There have been so many different variations on this villianous Queen over the years and it’s so fun to play around with the heart shape when dressing up! We mashed a little Disney (taking the overdone blue eyeshadow featured on Helena Bonham Carter in the most recent Alice in Wonderland rendition) and adding a touch of avant garde with an odd face shape! Most of the products we used can be found at CamerReadyCosmetics.com!
With all the hustle and bustle of this Halloween, one of our top priorities is being fully prepared for out litles. Today is actually the first “cool” day in Central Texas (and by cool, I mean 81 degrees) so Fall is slow to drop the temperature where we are. Running around in a full costume can really work up a sweat so between trick-or-treating, Fall Festivals and jumping into giant leaf piles, we need to stay hydrated.
This past week, I got an email from Glossybox that my box had shipped. I was a little surprised because I haven’t been a Glossybox subscriber for some time now. I honestly couldn’t tell you why I unsubscribed and I even went back to past reviews I posted while I was a subscriber and there were a few great boxes and some so-so boxes. The thing that rings true with Glossybox is you will get high end brands that other boxes aren’t working with from time to time. Other than that, I find that the sample sizes are about the same as Ipsy or Beauty Box 5 and for a box that is more than double the price, I sometimes wonder what I’m paying extra for. That being said, I thought we could put it to a vote! Check out what came in this box below and comment if you think I should re-subscribe or not! If “yes” wins over, I’ll subscribe for at least 3 months.