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
I wear sunscreen every day. I reapply it if I’m out in the sun. I’ll go out without makeup or without a bra before I go out without sunscreen.
I’ve been wearing sunscreen every day since I was 13 years old. This was a rarity for someone in my age range that grew up in the Deep Tanning Bed South. A lot of this had to do with gothness but also realizing that people that embraced their skintone always looked younger (and were happier) than those that didn’t… Continue reading | 18 Comments
From now until the 1st of the year you will be running yourself ragged, eating too much and probably drinking more booze than usual. It’ll be a 6 weeks of food comas and stretchy pants. You may be traveling to boring locations to visit family who may or may not criticize your career choices and complain about how you never come and see them. Parties. Parties. Parties. Some will be with the people you love, others will be awkward cocktails with coworkers. It’s a wonderful time of… Continue reading
I’ve tried bold yellow nail polish and it looks absolutely terrible on me. I thought I couldn’t make yellow work for me. But, I can wear pastel yellows with ease. The buttery yellow colors are more flattering and hey, who doesn’t love pastels for spring? Here’s a guide or a list of pastel yellow nail colors in a variety of price points and brands. If you know of any more, please add them to the list.
Budget Pastel Yellow Nail Color/Under $10: