Beauty Essential: What The Blush

To be honest, I am not committed to a particular blush. While a few of my favorites are Chanel Joues Contraste Powder Blush in #55 In Love and NARS Blush in Amour, I don’t really stick to one brand over the other. I also alternate between powder and cream blushes depending on my mood. For […]

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Saving Face: Aloe-Ha Summer

I hope that everyone had a fun and safe holiday weekend! And if your weekend was anything like mine, then you spent plenty of time in the sunshine. While those early summer days are oh-so-enjoyable, they can sometimes leave you with an unwanted souvenir… a sunburn! I was able to avoid the burn this time […]

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Member Spotlight: Patriotic Polish

Thank you to everyone who shared photos of your Independence Day inspired manicures in response to my post, Polished: 4th of July Nails. I love all the different variations of the red, white and blue look. Below are three of my favorite photos from your submissions. Afton Williams’ star spangled manicure… Annie Stamell’s patriotic polka […]

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Beauty 101: Brows

When it comes to eyebrows, many of us wonder how to shape them, how to fill them in, how to elongate them, etc… Today, Amy Nadine will be teaching us all the ins and outs of brows! This is so great because the correct brow shape can really lift the eye and slim the face. […]

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Polished: 4th of July Nails

As you may have noticed, I’m slightly obsessed with doing fun things on my nails these days. Holidays are always a great excuse to get creative. Here’s my Independence Day inspired manicure. I used the stick-on nail polish in blue + white nautical stripes and added one simple solid red nail to each hand. Tools […]

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Beauty 101: Brush Class, Part II

Welcome to Amy Nadine’s second session of Beauty 101 courtesy of The Beauty Department. If you need to get caught up, check out the first part of the brush series by clicking here. Today’s post is focused on the best tools for blushing and bronzing. I have posted the second part of Amy’s post about […]

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Beauty Note: Sunlessly Sun Kissed

Tanning is so old school. These days we ladies know better than to coat our skin in oil and bake all day in the sunshine. No thank you! I love a good glow, but I’ll opt for a self-tanner and skip the premature aging and skin damage please. Unfortunately there are many lessons to be […]

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Get Gorgeous… Gams

  With warmer temps in full swing and shorter hemlines on the horizon, here are a few of my personal tips for getting your stems summer ready. Exfoliate, exfoliate! I recommend Fresh’s Brown Sugar Body Polish or making your own. A great scrub will slough away dead skin cells, leaving your legs polished and primed […]

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Getting Pretty: This Little Piggy…

Warmer days are approaching and that means that after a long winter of hibernating, your toes will be making an appearance once again. So it’s time to get your feet open-toed footwear ready. Here are some tips on getting your tootsies in tip-top shape… Buff – First you will need a pumice stone. A pumice […]

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Why Not… Wear a Feather

I love to accessorize, whether it’s shoes on my feet, bangles on my wrists or… feathers in my hair. I recently tried some clip-in feather extensions and loved them! They come in all shapes, colors and sizes. I opted for a few long and delicate feathers and I chose colors that were not much different […]

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