Category Archive: Beauty

Stories Project with BeauCoo

I was super excited to be asked by Beaucoo to create a video about my experience with body positivity (BOPO), and their “Stories Project” has finally launched! The Stories Project is a place where women can share inspiring stories and messages about body positivity. The videos are sometimes funny, sometimes poignant, but they all have…

I got 99 Problems and my Face is All of Them

I spend a lot of time staring in the mirror. I get out of the shower, I look in the mirror, wipe off whatever heinous mascara streaks are down my face, and then spend the rest of the time inspecting everything that is wrong with it. And it’s not that I’m vain (well, I’m that…

Julep’s Mask Noir: A Very Candid Review

Sooooooo, I just covered my face in what felt like the BP oil spill. That’s normal, right? I’ve been obsessed with Julep for a long time. As a Julep Maven, I get a monthly subscription box of nail polish or beauty products for $20 (PSSST: If you want your first box free, sign up with…

Shit I’m Obsessed with: M.A.C. Matte Lipstick in Russian Red

Things that a girl needs to have in her makeup bag: Fake eyelashes in case a moment of celebrity strikes. (Oooh hunty, I see you with them falsies.) M.A.C. Matte Lipstick in Russian Red. Yeah that’s about it. “Russian Red” has been a staple in my makeup bag for about six years now, and while…

10 Cheap Beauty Pick-Me-Ups

At the end of summer, I usually find myself craving a fall wardrobe, but then being eternally pissed that I still have to wear shorts to avoid heat stroke. Living in the south is basically the equivalent of broiling your body for about six months out of the year, and the rest is a slow…

Things I Learned At BlogHer: A Recap

I’m sitting in my connecting airport coming back from BlogHer’13, and all-in-all, this trip was a major success. (And of course, big thanks to my awesome employer, Ignite Social Media, for sending me!) Here are my top learnings from the sassiest, smartest blogger conference on earth: 1.) Wear good shoes. ¬†Look, I know you’re a…