Category Archives: Beauty Basics

Holiday Gift Guide: Beauty Gift Sets

Got a beauty addict in your life? Your holiday shopping is wrapped up with this season’s stellar crop of beauty gift sets. Giving the perfect gift couldn’t be easier with these limited-edition sets, all packaged and ready for gifting! Too … Continue reading

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Life Lately

Life has gotten pretty crazy lately. With my wedding just a few weeks away, I’m knee-deep in planning, while also working full-time and trying to squeeze in a few spare minutes for blogging. I thought I’d give you a quick … Continue reading

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Pink Ribbon Beauty Products: 2014 Edition

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each product mentioned in this post proudly supports the pink ribbon campaign, donating a portion of their October sales to charitable organizations. If you’d like to get behind the cause and help raise … Continue reading

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Beauty Sales, Deals, and Discounts: Sept. 26, 2014

Here is a quick roundup of this week’s best beauty sales. Beauty.com: Take $15 off orders of $75+, plus free shipping and samples . Get a FREE full-size False Eyelashes Plush Mascara with $50 Prescriptives order. Through 12/31/14. Get a … Continue reading

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Beauty Sales, Deals, & Steals: August 4, 2014

End-of-summer sales have started. Enjoy the savings! 100% Pure: Free shipping over $50. Afterglow: 25% off Afterglow Vegan Professional Cosmetic Brushes plus free shipping through 8/27/14. BH Cosmetics: Extra 20% off the Forever Glam Palette. Use code FOREVER at checkout. … Continue reading

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My Favorite YouTube Beauty Resources

Where was YouTube when I was a teenager learning to use makeup?! There are so many resources from professional artists and bloggers on the site, it can be overwhelming. Here are a few of my favorites, who have great tips … Continue reading

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Fall 2014 Beauty Preview

Expect to hear the mournful cries of lipstick lovers this season. Autumn/winter 2014 is all about eyes. To really make eyes pop, other features get toned down–in most cases. Here are a few trends that appeared repeatedly on the AW14 … Continue reading

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A Trip to Sally Beauty Supply (and a Chance to Win a Giftcard)

I was recently asked to team up with Sally Beauty Supply. Since I’ve shopped there since I was a teenager, I jumped at the chance to partner with the brand. If you’re not familiar with Sally…you’ll want to be! The … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend Sales: May 23, 2014

This is a big weekend for sales, so it’s worth checking out the list of sales below. If you score any deals, please share in the comments! Have a fabulous holiday weekend! AHALife: 15% off + free shipping on all … Continue reading

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Green Beauty Brands

I’ve received a lot of questions lately about whether certain “natural” products are truly safer. Due to the lax regulations on the industry, this whole issue is so confusing; you, as the consumer, really have to do your research to … Continue reading

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