Lovely Liners


So many of us fall into one of two camps when it comes to eyeliner -- either totally terrified or black-all-the-time. I'm in the latter, and have a ton of friends in the former. Because liner makes such a dramatic difference, it can be tough to commit to using it at all, or changing up what you … [Read more...]

My Morning Routine Made Smoother with AmLactin

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In an ideal world, I'd wake up naturally: sun shining through the windows, birds singing outside. I'd go downstairs and leisurely sip a cup of coffee. After a quick morning run, I'd come home to shower (or maybe even soak in a luxurious bath) and get ready for the day. Maybe in my dreams. Sadly, … [Read more...]

Dare to Try… The Best of Fall Beauty


Your tan might have faded, but your spirit hasn't. As we head into fall, there's never been a better time to up the beauty ante with some of the latest products and colors on the market. So as not to obliterate the walls surrounding your comfort zone, thus throwing you even farther back in your … [Read more...]

Pretty Please: A Polish for You & Your Girls


There are so many mommy-daughter bonding moments I can't wait to experience with my little girl. In fact, when we found out that we were having a girl, the first thing my husband said was, "Are you excited to get your nails done together?" Um, yes! But another of my favorite pastimes is doing my own … [Read more...]

Oral Health is Key for Overall Health


We do so many things every day to keep ourselves healthy - eating right, sleeping, exercise... but it only takes four minutes a day is all it takes to keep our mouths healthy.   As a mom, I can attest to the frustration that is involved with getting kids to brush their teeth. Do you … [Read more...]

Beauty Test Drive: Fall Lips


We've touched on chic fall lip colors in recent weeks, but let's delve a bit deeper into the pool of what's gorgeous right now. From nearly nude to deep and vampy, 2014's autumn palette offers plenty of hues that will take you from day to night, whether you're more into keeping things subtle or … [Read more...]

A Solid Foundation


We all know that the most solid foundation you can have for a healthy face is the right skin care. That means removing makeup and washing at night, toning, moisturizing, and treating breakouts. And of course, sunscreen in the morning. But even the most diligent among us can find ourselves with … [Read more...]

Chic DIY Hair for Your Next Formal Affair


There's nothing like the lovely luxury of getting a blowout, especially when you know that there's a photo opp on the horizon. But shelling out $50 or more for every wedding, cocktail party, baby shower, and beyond is just insane. This season I've been on the prowl for impossibly chic hairstyles … [Read more...]

Your Best Beauty Tip? SLEEP


The term "beauty sleep" is hardly just a saying. When you don't sleep, it shows. You may notice redder and more swollen eyes, paler skin, dark under-eye circles, more wrinkles and droopier eyelids. See, when you don’t get enough sleep, your body releases more of the stress hormone cortisol. In … [Read more...]