3 Bronzers for a Gorgeous Summer Glow

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Bronzer

We made it through winter, you guys! Though we are not totally beach ready yet, the temps are beginning to warm up and that means one thing – bronzer time! Nothing goes better with bright sunny weather than a healthy radiant glow. And while it’s nice to want to get that tan from the sun, [...]

The Best Pastel Nail Colors to Wear Right Now

NCLA - Tennis Anyone?

I’m confused, is it winter again in the North East? I’m pretty sure it felt like 32 degrees this morning and I am not here for it.  While I needed to reach for my winter coat for the second consecutive day in late April, my nails are all the way into spring. The (theoretical) introduction [...]

Mani of the Week: Amy Schumer MTV Movie Awards-Inspired Nail Art

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Amy Schumer’s monologue at the MTV Movie Awards was colorful to say the least, but her Balmain dress on the red carpet was pure black and white royalty. I am obsessed with this dress and knew right away it HAD to be my mani of the week. Keep reading to learn how to get the look in [...]

Get an Easy, Effortless Makeup Look with Jane Iredale Country Weekend Collection

Jane Iredale Country Weekend - Eyes and Lips

I wore my fair share of makeup during winter, even when I really wasn’t leaving the house. As a blogger, it’s just what you do…i’m not ashamed. Now that Spring is here I am looking forward to letting my skin shine through and only use products to give me a kind of ‘effortless’ beauty.  By [...]

8 Beauty Products to get you Flawlessly Through Music Festival Season

Ban Total Refresh Cooling Body Cooling Cloth

Music Festival Season is finally here and there are tons of shows on the horizon.  While you had to plan and purchase tickets far in advance for your favorite show and to see your favorite artists, the beauty essentials you need to survive the intensity of a music festival can easily be found and you won’t [...]

Be Eco Chic with EcoTools

ThisThatBeauty in Montego Bay

I’ve never been much of a hippie. Tree hugging has never been my thing. And as for being “green”… let’s just, say it was an afterthought – UNTIL – life has a way of swooping down and changing everything. I can, honestly, say that all attempts to be green or eco-conscious were lost on me [...]

Jonathan Adler Brings Sleek New Look to Pond’s Cleansing Towelettes

Pond's Jonathan Adler

I love Pond’s Cleansing Towelettes. However, they are usually stashed in a drawer somewhere because the packaging, while practical, can be a bit of an eye sore when sitting next to fancy bottles and jars on a vanity.  Pond’s heard our secret cry and partnered with sculpture, Jonathan Adler, to design packaging that would make [...]

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: Spring 2015 Beauty


Spring 2015 beauty is a mashup of the classics. Eyes, lips and cheeks are redefined in a cool, modern way….nothing feels forced or extreme. It’s a gradual shift of the mainstays we’ve come to know and love. But there is one exception – Nails! Head to the Bergdorf Goodman blog where I help you navigate spring’s prettiest [...]

Liquid Lipstick Comparisons featuring Hourglass, Bite Beauty and Laura Mercier


I love the ease of a lip gloss but the finish of a lipstick, so, I was ecstatic when the liquid lipstick trend emerged. Typically most liquid lipsticks are applied by a wand, and have full coverage.  In this post, I will talk about three of my favorite formulas and the differences between them. If you [...]

Mani of the Week – Deborah Lippmann Painted Desert Camo

Deborah Lippmann Painted Desert 3

When I saw the Deborah Lippmann Painted Desert collection, I immediately knew I wanted to do an updated desert camo on my nails. Since I’m in a distinct pale nail (I only want to wear light color polishes) phase right now, it was perfect. The Deborah Lippmann Painted Desert collection features four creamy neutral colors that [...]