Dumping Your Old Lipstick for a New Hottie

I thought I owned the perfect reddish orange lipstick. I could have sworn it was nestled safely in the lipstick compartment of my Alex drawer until I tried out the new Black Up Cosmetics Matte Lipstick in 34M and saw the light. Black Up Cosmetics is the first dedicated upscale beauty brand to magnify black and mixed beauties. I’ve been wanting to try this brand out for the longest but the only issue is that they’re based in Paris and well with shipping cost they can be a tad bit hard to get. I finally got my chance this year at…

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Mani Monday: Weekend of Color Featuring Kate Spade and Rebecca Minkoff

  Summer is all about color which is why this amazing mani from Nail Contributor Amy Kline fit so seamlessly with todays post using colors from the Zoya Tickled Collection! Over memorial day weekend I added a lot of color to my handbag collection. This weekend I took two bags out for a test spin to see how much they’d turn heads and to see how they held up to my everyday running around. While I do plan to incoropate these beautys into Outift of the Day Post for now I’ll share some photos I snapped via Instagram. First up…

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Zoya Bubbly Collection 2014 Nail Polish Swatches

  Zoya always delivers fabulous goodies each summer. This summer they’ve released a two piece and with a side when it comes to  collections for us to glide across our winter stricken nails. I have the first of the three collections swatched by my Nail Contributor Amy for your viewing pleasure below. Zoya Bubbly is a semi sheer buildable polish with holographic glitter it’s like the lesser intense version of the Zoya Pixie polishes. Zoya is three free and you can purchase the Zoya Bubbly collection from Zoya.com for $54 or purchase the individual bottles for $9. Zoya Alma Zoya…

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Five Minute Blue Lagoon Eyeshadow Look Using Inglot Cosmetics

Items used: Base: NYX Jumbo Pencil in Electric Blue Lid: Inglot Freedom System Eyeshadow: D.S 478 Crease: Inglot Freedom System Eyeshadow Crease 371 On top of Crease: Inglot Freedom System Eyeshadow 340 Brow Bone Blend: MAC Cosmetics Saddle Inner Corner: Inglot Freedom System Eyeshadow 70 Eyeliner: Milani Tech Precision Eyeliner Mascara: Too Faced Better Than Sex Lipstick: Lady Danger Lipgloss: SheaMoisture Cosmetics Lea Lipliner: NYX Deep Purple

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Comfort Just Got Sleek with the NEW Jockey Skimmies ® slipshorts!

[button link=”#” target=”_blank” color=”default” shape=”rounded” size=”small” align=”center”] Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Jockey Skimmies® through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Jockey Skimmies ®, all opinions are my own.[/button] Comfort just got sleek with the new Jockey Skimmies ® slipshorts. Ladies it’s time to take back your life and live comfort free and be spontaneous without worrying about what you have on. The Jockey Skimmies ® slipshorts are like a slip but shorts! They’re made from a lightweight breathable stretch microfiber that’s non constricting.  Together with stylist and fashion icon, Rachel…

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The Beauty of Nature

    This year I took on a lot of responsibilities. Between being a PhD student, wife, blogger, and trying to make my home look like the cover of a HGTV magazine I sometimes burn myself out.  After feeling a lot of things get piled on my shoulder I learned that it was okay to say “No” and that good leaders know how to delegate as opposed to taking on a project all by themselves. Sometimes when I’m stressed I like to just sit outside and enjoy the beauty of nature. One of my dreams is to have a beautiful…

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