You can never have too many lipsticks and if someone tells you that you do, or your mom says “Oh Ivy…” when she counts 22 of them in your purse, well just don’t even worry about it, ok? Here are 3 very affordable liquid lipsticks that are cruelty free and really last. I’ve tested them […]
After weeks of vague clues and teasing, Glossier’s hotly-anticipated, much-hyped, mega-mysterious Glossier Play brand launched. I have to say; I felt pretty smart when I saw that it was exactly what I had guessed, in a way. With Glossier being minimal, no-makeup-makeup, I predicted Glossier Play to be more saturated makeup makeup. In a way, […]
All my favorite beauty products from the month of February, plus a few other treats like what I’m eating, drinking and listening to.
If you need an easy, fast makeup look, to get out the door, looking presentable, no special skills required, you’re in the right place for some 5 minute makeup. Whether you’re a busy mom, a young professional or 50+ and wanting to start doing a little makeup, but not a lot, you can do this […]
I’ve been working my way through the Charlotte Tilbury line and so far, I’ve loved everything I’ve tried. Naturally, I had to try the Charlotte Tilbury Magic Foundation. I mean, it says magic.🧙♀️🔮✨ I’ve been in an in between space with foundations, trying them here and there but not married to any in particular. I […]
If that title doesn’t tell you I’ve reached old lady status, my tea drinking, crossword puzzle doing and nature watching will. Seriously though, it’s brutally cold where I live and as a makeup artist, I wash and sanitize my hands often. Regular lotion does not cut it and a hand cream is absolutely necessary. Here […]
With January being the official welcome to 2019, I can say that the welcome has been fast and furious. I’ve been working on multiple commercial shoots, which means doing makeup super fast, working on my feet, often for 12+ hours, sometimes overnight. That then results in naps, yawning and too much caffeine. I may get […]
Don’t think of makeup trends as rules. Think of them as new ideas. You can incorporate one, or many, but either way, it can be fun just reimagining your makeup each season. While some makeup trends aren’t totally wearable to the office, (I see you neon green eyeliner), so many are fresh and easy to […]