Good Hair Days

April 10th, 2017

I have naturally curly hair. But the curls are not full and beautiful. Nope. My "curls" are more like frizzy waves that don't look great when left on their own. In fact, if I want to wear it curly, I usually blow dry it straight, then use a curling iron to curl it. All of this is to say: I wear my hair straight. It…

Favorite Things: The Best Birthday Present

August 5th, 2016

I am at that age where it is hard to buy birthday presents for friends and for family. We all tend to indulge ourselves a bit too much and buy what we want and what we need for ourselves. And when it comes time for my birthday, of course my family wants a "list" or "ideas" for what to buy, and I never know what…

My Go-To Lip Color

June 30th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_3302" align="aligncenter" width="335"] Color: Mademoiselle[/caption] I love a good bold lip in red or pink. I pull those strong lip colors out on a regular basis, but we all need that one go-to color that coordinates with your everyday makeup and whatever you are wearing. Mine is Chanel Rough Coco Ultra Hydrating Lip Colour in Mademoiselle. It is a neutral pink that is not too…

This Little Lady Went to Market

March 29th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_3247" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Floors and floors of shopping. Miles and miles of walking.[/caption] For years I have heard people talk about going "to market" to see the latest trends for the upcoming season and buy for their stores. It always seemed so exclusive and exciting. So I jumped at the chance to go this weekend with my friend Amy Hester who owns Red Beauty…

A Small Bag of Perfect Makeup

March 21st, 2015

I am known to carry a lot of luggage because I want to be prepared for any situation. I have recently been working to lighten my load given back pain, shoulder pain and just the general feeling that my "stuff" is more of a burden than a resource. It is for these reasons that I was so interested in the new makeup line, Stowaway. The…