Lip Service

Lip Service

      I’ve been meaning to write a post about lip balms and lip scrubs for AGES.    I hate it when my lips feel dry and I am semi addicted to lip balm.  My son says I don’t drink enough water and that’s why my lips get dry.  Out of the mouth of babes, he’s right though.  So … Continue reading

No Ragrets

No Ragrets

Hey folks, I started a new job in September, and true to form, this blog fell off the face of the planet.  Luckily I have friends who like to remind me that I have a blog and they like to read it (thanks for the nudge Steph).  Also luckily, I love my new workplace and … Continue reading

Out with the old, in with the new!

Out with the old, in with the new!

So, personally and professionally it has been a tumultuous six months for me.  It’s been rough.  I’m happy to say that I have come out on the other side and am in a much better place now.  This blog has been a casualty of the ups and downs, but I am still here chugging along and trying new beauty … Continue reading

In defense of wearing makeup

In defense of wearing makeup

It was my fault for reading Twitter in first place.  I have seen a few things posted there recently about makeup that have really stuck in my craw. Twitter is a sound bite medium, so it is not a really a place to have a civil in depth exchange. So here is my response to … Continue reading

My pores are a mess and other tales of woe

My pores are a mess and other tales of woe

As previously mentioned, it’s hot here in Chicago. So not only is my hair a mess, my skin is freaking out.  The combination of sweating, wearing sunscreen and polluted air all really mess with one’s skin, you know?  So, long story short, my pores are a mess and I am breaking out more than usual. … Continue reading