China Glaze Techno Teal

I did my nails with China Glaze's Techno Teal. It's gorgeous. I stuck a single rose decal over my ring finger on each hand. FINALLY someone told me that I needed to use a stiff brush dipped in nail polish remover to clean up the edges of my nails. This works so much better than a hot wash cloth and soap. Why did no one ever tell me this before? Why did I [...]

Beauty Blogs Backstage: Nicole from Lipstick & Luxury

This month Beauty Blog's Backstage paired me up with the enchanting Nicole from Lipstick & Luxury. You can read her interview of me here. 1. What are your favorite bright colors to wear for spring? I am not a huge fan of bright colors, I prefer more neutral shades or jet black. I prefer to lean towards the Spring neutral trend with lots of white, cre[...]

Update on Orglamix

Several people emailed me in the past few hours with a link to this article about Orglamix. It's very long and filled with a lot of information. Please check it out: A Long Tale of Orglamix Organic Ending With Unexpected Big Bang It's my opinion that the key point in the post linked above is this screenshot by Cheri Rychlee (Cheri Tracy), which says: I ha[...]

Creamy Mattes

Slowly but surely I've gotten into liking matte eye shadows. so I wanted to show you some lovely mattes out of my pressed mattes. I like using mattes mixed in with other textures, such as frosts, glitters and duochromes to add depth to looks. It can be a lot of fun to have a super sparkly lid with a matte crease and a pearly browbone, or do an all matte look[...]

Weekend Beauty Reads from the Beauty Blog Network

Phyrra tells you about a great new haircare line, Original Moxie. They've got products for every hair type! She also shares a coupon code. From gel liners, to kohls, to liquids, and more, Sheila from Painted Ladies breaks down all the different options for lining your eyes. My Beauty Bunny shares DIY beauty treatments you can make with common household[...]

Whimsy Beading 25% Off Sale

There's a sale in the Whimsy Beading Etsy Shop. Coupon code DAYOFF25 gets you 25% off everything in the shop. The coupon's good through Sunday at midnight.   Don't forget to check the "Marketplace Offers & Hacks" on the sidebar for coupon codes & sales.

Senna Giveaway

••• is partnering with me to do a Senna Giveaway! Check out the cool tutorial video they created with the Smoky Plum kit. The winner will receive their choice of the following: 1. Earthy Naturals Kit 2. Bronzed Goddess Kit 3. Smokey Plum Kit To enter: 1. Must be US resident. (sorry, that's BeautyTicket's rule) 2. Must be a fo[...]