Around my house (and probably yours, too), the solution for everything is simple. Coconut oil. So, what two ingredients are key in this DIY face wash, you ask?



How To: Smokey Winged Liner

From one makeup lover to another, I’m sure you feel my struggle when I say: I’m addicted to eyeliner. I typically wear eyeliner everyday and when I don’t my eyes just seem so sleepy and…naked. I’ve been using the Sephora Liquid Eyeliner and I do have to say that sometimes my look goes horribly wrong and it just looks too dark and overpowering.

Recently, Kylie Jenner shared a Snapchat post illustrating her “daily” eye makeup look composed of neutral earthy browns and a subtle, smokey wing. I was in love. If you missed it and are curious, here’s a brief recap!



Take this Beauty Survey! 

Remember MySpace surveys? Copying and pasting endless quiz questions into bulletins for your Top 8 to read?! Ah, memories.

Today’s post is a bit of a throwback Tuesday with a survey all about… you guessed it, makeup!



I Tried Cheap Ways to Cover Roots (So You Don’t Have To)

I remember in fourth grade when I so desperately wanted chunky caramel brown highlights in my hair. Luckily, my mother refused to let me look like a smushed Twix bar. Flash forward fourteen years and here I am, forced to dye my hair to cover clusters of stubborn grays. And, let me tell you, dying your hair isn’t as fun as it seemed. For one obvious reason, that sh*t is expensive! As a cheaper alternative between salon visits, I experimented with two touch-up methods and, well, you’ll see…



Summer Sunset Eyeshadow Look

It’s been months and I’m still stuck on that Shaaanxo Palette. Am I alone in this?!

Also, did anyone else notice the packaging similarities between the Shan Palette & the Kyshadows that sold out in one minute, today?

We have another chance for that on Friday, ladies, but that’s another blog post. For today, I’ll focus on this golden summer look I created last week.



DIY Hair Mask

A white drawstring trash bag clings to my shoulders like Superman’s cape. My hair is a sopping, slimey mess as I attempt to peel the stubborn plastic from my shoulders and wrap it around my head. Coconut oil runs down my back as I feverishly try to finish this task before someone finds me hovering in the kitchen, greasy and flushed, wearing workout gear and orange zebra striped socks with slip-resistant Skechers on my feet– in true Michael Jackson fashion.

…Let’s back up.



Lazy Girl Makeup Tutorial

I came across MUA Desi Perkins’ snapchat the other day and her gorgeous self shared her “lazy girl makeup” tutorial. Thus, this blog post on quick tricks, ‘lazy’ makeup and speedy mornings came to mind– I’ll love to share mine with you and hear yours, as well!



Red, White and Blue Manicure

I’ve found the perfect red nail polish and you know I’ve got to share it with you!



“Skylie” Blue Lipsticks 

Kylie Jenner announced on Snapchat last night that she’s releasing two new liquid lipsticks on Friday.

Following the release of her recent black lipsticks metallic “Ky Majesty” and matte “Dead of Knight,” Kylie’s two new shades are unconventional, but not completely unmatched.



Shaaanxo Palette Looks (Finally!)

I’m sorry to say this, Too Faced, but I’ve moved on (for now). I’ve replaced the heavenly Chocolate Bar palette in my everyday looks with the BH Shaaanxo Palette and created some night out looks along the way.