September 13, 2021

tarte cosmetics: Buy Two, Get One Free

Friends! It's a two-fer today -- posts, that is. It's actually a three-fer over at tarte cosmetics. They just launched an exclusive buy two, get one free plus free shipping deal on their site, so this is a great time to stock up on your tarte favorites or start your holiday shopping.
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March 7, 2021

A New Concealer for Dry and Mature Skin

Happy Sunday, friends! I'm taking a break from my usual Coffee Talk today, so I can tell you about a brand new concealer for dry and mature skin from tarte. Yes, the maker of the iconic shape tape concealer. In fact, this is the shape tape ultra-creamy concealer, and I have a 15% off code to share with you!
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November 14, 2020

New Beauty Products I’m Loving Right Now

I'm going to have to cry Uncle when it comes to this week's Try-On Haul. I wasn't able to get to it this week, but I did shoot some pictures of my newest beauty finds, so I decided to share those with you today.
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October 22, 2020

My New Under Eye Routine

We're taking a break from fashion today to talk about my new under eye routine. These products and techniques have made a huge difference in the appearance of fine lines in that area and how my concealer wears throughout the day.
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July 14, 2020

My Current Makeup Routine

I've been getting a lot of questions about my current makeup routine, especially eye makeup, since that is all anyone sees of us anymore, so I thought this would be a good time to update and republish this post.
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August 7, 2019

6 Wearable Makeup Trends for Fall 2019

I'm not one to change up my makeup too much from season to season, but I do like to be apprised of what's trending so I can stay looking current. I did a some Google research on makeup trends for fall 2019, and here's what I found.
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January 14, 2019

Easy Eye Shadow Tutorial with Urban Decay Naked3 Palette

I've had several requests for an eye shadow tutorial with Urban Decay Naked3 Eye Shadow Palette so I put this post together to show you how I'm doing my eye shadow these days. These rose-hued neutrals create such a fresh and pretty look for springtime!
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October 24, 2017

5 Favorites: Lipstick

Hey guys! I hope this week is treating you well so far. Today I thought I'd share my five favorite lipsticks. I know that not everyone can wear the same colors as I do, but even if the exact colors don't work, perhaps you'll find some new lipstick brands to try.
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September 18, 2017

jane iredale PurePressed Base Review & Tutorial

I get a lot of requests for more makeup posts and tutorials so I was excited when the folks from jane iredale reached out about doing a photo tutorial for their PurePressed® Base Mineral Foundation to show the jane iredale difference. I've actually been using this product for years, and I've mentioned it a lot on the blog in various posts, but I've never really shown you HOW to use it so that's what I'm going to do today.
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August 30, 2017

Fight the Frump: Makeup Mistakes That Can Age You

I've had a lot of requests for this post, so I wanted to fit it in before we start our fall fashion series on Friday. After doing some online research and taking notice of some of the things women do with their makeup that seems to age them unnecessarily, I put together a list of 7 makeup mistakes that can make us look older than we really are and how we can fix them.
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April 19, 2016

What’s In My Makeup Bag

There was a lot of interest in my Springtime Makeup Tutorial last week about the other products I use. Since that post was sponsored, I didn’t feel right linking to competitors’ brands, so I today I’m sharing the rest of the products in my makeup bag! (Or in my case, my makeup drawer. I have a bin I keep...
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