Monthly Archives: September 2012

Birchbox – the September Issue!

I’ve been chomping at the bit to get this month’s Birchbox – as I’m fond of saying, this is the best $10 I spend all month. If you’re not familiar with Birchbox – and really, why AREN’T you at this point? – … Continue reading

Ipsy… the artist formerly known as My Glam Bag

Each month I wait with baited breath for My Glam Bag, and this month was no exception.  In fact, this week I came home to both my Birchbox AND Glam Bags tied together on my front porch – talk about … Continue reading

Things I’m currently obsessing over…

… at least in the beauty realm of my life. Numero uno is the Sally Hansen Salon Effects Nail Polish stickers.  Oh. My. Gawd.  I’m pretty sure I’ve spent over $100 on these since I discovered them about a month … Continue reading

Honey, you need to straighten out the dead bird on your head…

So what ARE they?  They’re real feathers attached to your hair usually by a bead, and they can be washed, flat ironed, curled, whatever.  They come in all different lengths, widths, styles and colors, and can be worn alone or … Continue reading


I have a girlfriend (Hi, Alisha!) who I’m often out shopping with and her eyes will light up when we enter certain stores, “Oooooh! SAMPLES!!!”  And whenever I advise her of a new beauty product (as I am wont to do), she will reply … Continue reading

Greetings and salutations!

I never imagined that this could be my job! Ten years ago, I was working at the Elizabeth Arden counter at a Robinsons-May, and now I find myself painting and eyelining and pincurling and backcombing my way across the country and into the … Continue reading