Do you remember when you first started wearing makeup? I was in 7th grade and had to wear stage makeup for our musical "Fiddler on the Roof". After that, I convinced my mom to let me get my own, and I was hooked! Do you know what else I remember? Caking on the foundation and putting on way too many white sparkles. Why did I do that?! I seriously didn't even need foundation (but I am still partial to sparkles). … [Read more...]
Looking good doesn't have to cost a fortune.
Many people have an aversion to buying used clothing. I get it. You don't know whose booty has been in those jeans before. But after working for 4 years in a consignment store, I can tell you there's no reason to be afraid of buying secondhand! In fact, there are actually benefits to buying your clothes used. Benefits to Shopping Secondhand 1. You know how the clothes will wash. Don't you hate when you buy a new shirt and after the first wash it shrinks … [Read more...]
It's the most wonderful time of the year! But do you know what isn't always so wonderful around this time? Figuring out what to wear for your holiday card photos! I personally struggled this year. I wanted to look cool - y'know, like all those Pinterest families. However in the end, I realized that if I'm not comfortable in what I'm wearing, it's going to show through in our pictures. So I opted for my absolutely favorite swing dress. … [Read more...]
Do you have your absolute favorite pair of jeans? I've always struggled between stretch denim and denim with no give. If it's too stretchy, I can't seem to keep my pants pulled up. If there's no stretch, I can barely sit down in them without fear of not being able to breathe. But finally, I've found my perfect jeans! Want to know the best part? They were only $8. … [Read more...]
I recently discovered my love for red lipstick. Whenever I apply that layer of bright color to my lips, I instantly feel all dolled up. But do you know what I don't like? When my lipstick doesn't last past my first bite of dinner. Knowing me, you can guess that I'm not about to spend an arm and a leg on a single tube of lipstick that may or may not stay on my lips for more than an hour. Instead, I head to the drugstore and pick out what fits in my budget. After … [Read more...]