Category Archives: makeup

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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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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pretty spring pastels

images via style.com (Rebecca Taylor, alice + olivia, rag + bone) Sure, every spring it’s either pastels or bright colors that dominate the runways and then the stores and streets. This year, it’s all about the pastels but it takes … 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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getting laquered up: my spring nail polish colors

Since discovering butter LONDON Melt Away, I’ve been really playing around with different nail polishes for spring. I’ve always been into deep wine and red shades, but I’m trying to go beyond comfort zones to actually wear a few colors … Continue reading

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