This post is sponsored by Verizon #bettermatters Moving is probably at the top of my “Things I hate to do” list. Moving will test ever bit of patience that you have in your body. I experienced that first hand when my husband and I were moving to our new home. Usually, when a couple is preparing to move one person is always a bit more motivated than the other. At least that was the case with my husband. I knew we only had so many days to pack and get things ready. It didn’t help that our days were interrupted… View Post

If you consider yourself royalty, and you love jewel tones, then you’re going to love the MAC Fashion Pack Collection. With gorgeous shades of fuchsia, violet, emerald, deepest plum, midnight this collection is sure to live up to your every desire. The collection launches June 23rd at all MAC locations.  Fluid Line Pen: $22.00 Privat: sea green Inedibly Blue: Deep navy blue Eyeshadow x9 $32.00     Lipstick $17.00  

We all want to still look our best during the summer, but let’s be honest, heavy makeup and hot humid temperatures just don’t go together. While you can probably skip on the full coverage foundation and all that extra strobing and baking the one thing you can’t skip out on is sunscreen.  Let’s be honest, most of us start out in the morning with no intentions on wearing sunscreen and the only time we apply it is when it’s found stealthily concealed in our moisturizer or foundation product.  So you don’t want to wear sunscreen, but listen, it’s super important… View Post

I’ve always been a fan of Estée Lauder, here’s a little secret, I used to work their counter a long time ago. Not too many people pay attention to this line as they think it’s for the “older” crowd, but trust me there are some gems to be had! A few weeks ago Estée Lauder launched the Estée Edit, which is a line geared towards millennials. The Estée Edit though by Estée Lauder can only be found exclusively at Sephora. When I first heard of this line, I was super drawn to the packaging. It’s a mix of clean and… View Post

If you follow me on Snap Chat (@Being_Melody) then you probably saw that on my last trip I brought a few Nars Palettes with me. I love their palettes as I can get all my faves in one place without having to worry about forgetting anything. Nars is blessing us with a new addition to the 413 BLKR collection in the form of a cheek and lip palette (NARS 413 BLKR Cheek and Lip Palette).   Named for the brand’s first flagship address in New York City’s West Village neighborhood, Founder and Creative Director François Nars draws inspiration from the fast-paced… View Post

Nars is always coming out with great colorful must-have collections for summer.  I shared items from the Nars 2016 Summer Color Collection a few weeks back which were all, in my opinion, pieces that NEEDED to be in your collection so this time I’m excited to share with you the Long Hot Summer Collection which is a limited edition collection created exclusively for NARS Boutiques.  Long Hot Summer Eyeshadow Palette, $65 Long Hot Summer I – Shimmering cream Long Hot Summer II – Bronze taupe Bellissima II – Matte grey brown Long Hot Summer III – Shimmering copper Long Hot Summer IV -Shimmering warm brown Bengali – Rich chocolate… View Post

Summer travel season will soon be upon us and if you’re like me you love the thought of leaving the confines of your state but you hate the hassle of packing.  I always seem to pack way too much because I’m never sure of just what I need to wear. I’m hoping that my capsule wardrobe will help with this a bit. While I suck at packing my clothes I have packing makeup down to a science!  We don’t have any definite vacation plans just yet, but my Husband and I watch a lot of the food network, and we’ve… View Post