Category Archives: beauty tips

3 bb creams that can replace your foundation

It was nearly a year ago that I talked about bb creams in my bb/cc/dd cream cheat sheet. A lot changes in a year. Now I’m using a BB cream most days and a regular foundation only for special occasions … Continue reading

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the lazy girl’s guide to diffusing your curls

I love the versatility that comes with curls and waves. But all those different hairstyles require time and effort, and sometimes I just don’t have the time. Or, I’m just too lazy. There are days that I just wash my … Continue reading

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day to night makeup in 3 easy steps

Image via Elle UK It’s been unusually warm and sunny in SF these past few days. When the weather is this nice, I like to make plans to meet up with my friends after work. That usually involves at least … Continue reading

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an easy and cheap cleaner for your not so cheap makeup brushes

There are those beauty products we buy and use up almost too quickly. Then there are those that we buy and use so little that they feel like a waste of money. Makeup brush cleaners are one of those. I’ve … Continue reading

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finding an orange lipstick you’re actually comfortable with for spring

Orange is an intimidating color to wear on the lips, especially with my olive complexion. But given that electric orange lipstick is one of the hottest colors for spring and that I love bold lipsticks, I figured I would give it … Continue reading

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5 hair issues & easy at home treatment ideas for each

I went to my salon (Diva International) for a much needed haircut and refresh yesterday. My hairdresser, Diva, started out my visit with nice olive oil treatment – she heated up some olive oil, applied it to my hair, and … Continue reading

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toning down office makeup with 4 easy steps

Image via Pinterest I’ve had a few instances over the last couple weeks that I looked in the mirror halfway through the work day and frightened myself. The makeup I put on in the morning, still half asleep, looked a … Continue reading

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