To celebrate fall, I’ve put together a guide of deep, dark purple lip colors. These sort of purples aren’t for everyone. I wear them because I love the drama. This has been my go-to since I had my first Vogue Italia subscription in the late 90’s¹. I love a dark lippie and its contrast against my (pale/ghostly) complexion. These sort of purples look equally amazing on those with complexions deeper than mine. I feel like a dark purple lipstick makes anyone an instant badass… Continue reading | 10 Comments
For the past few years rose gold has really had a moment. I’ve seen some people online say they are sick of it. But, I think that’s like saying one is sick of gold or silver. Rose gold is merely a neutral color that’s popular for a reason – it’s flattering. It’s the sort of shade that seems to work on a variety of complexions. It’s like wearing a soft candlelit glow. It’s the sort of shade that reminds me of champagne, rosé and burning embers. Rose… Continue reading | 8 Comments
For the past few years, I’ve made a list of my favorite beauty items from the year. These aren’t “new” products, even though some of them may be. These are products that are “new to me” products in 2016 that I fell in love with.
Like 2015, 2016 was a year where my love of color cosmetics was rekindled. I was all about having fun with makeup. I loved wearing burgundy and pink on the eyes. Even if I’m delusional… Continue reading | 27 Comments
The theme for Boxwalla Beauty’s June Box was “Wandering Woman Must-Haves”. These are products that are easy to travel with and contain ingredients from around the globe.
Here’s what was in the box:
Gressa Lumière Luminous Complexion Fluid in Elise (full-size, $28 value) – I had no idea what this was so with research I found out that this brand is based in the PNW and that this… Continue reading | 5 Comments
I think Pacifica makes great fragrances for the money. For years I’ve been using their perfumes and bath/body products. They have expanded the brand over the years to include cruelty-free cosmetics and facial skincare. I haven’t tried their makeup until now!
Pacifica’s most recent mascara launch is Dream Big Lash Extending Mascara.
The Claims: Pacifica is calling this a “7-in-1” mascara: lash serum, length, lift, volume, conditioning, rich color and 2-in-1 brush. It volumizes with plant fibers and conditions with a peptide… Continue reading | 6 Comments