Beauty

MAC Unsung Heroes: Smoked Almond Lipstick

What’s an unsung makeup hero? For me, it’s an oftentimes underrated makeup morsel, a permanent collection product that scoots under the radar screen of many makeup lovers but regularly rocks my world. The long-running Unsung Heroes series features some of my favorites. Warning: do not attempt to picture an almond hunched in a doorway, puffing away at a cigarette when…

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Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 601

So…what is the Monday Poll? Excellent question! It isn’t, contrary to its name, an actual poll, like with little clicky buttons. It’s just a list of five more or less random questions I’ve been posting on this blog every Monday morning for the past quadrillion years (since 2007). I love reading your answers, and it helps me get my week…

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Saturday Surfing, Nov. 16th, 2019

Happy Caturday, my friend! One of the perks of adulting 24/7 is that you can actively pursue unapproved, unsanctioned frivolous endeavors, like buying yourself an advent calendar from Trader Joe’s and opening everything at once WEEKS before the actual holiday officially starts! Having the freedom to do things like this almost — almost — makes up for having to deal…

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To Me, From Me

LOOK WHAT I FOUND AT TJ’s! This 12 Days of Beauty gift box is $20, and it comes with 12 beauty minis exclusive to Trader Joe’s. Everything it comes with is listed on the back (and reproduced below), so it’s not a super-hard-to-figure-out surprise…but if you don’t wanna know what it comes with (SPOILER ALERT), look away meow. I’m serious,…

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