Beauty Buzz: Double Time

By |June 5th, 2014|Beauty Buzz|

woman-vanityI recently read a parody about the differences between men and women- one of which was the number of products stowed in our bathroom cabinets.  They quipped men used about six and women had probably amassed over two hundred (men could identify only twenty of those items).  While, I certainly don’t have that many because I run a tight ship in my medicine cabinet, there’s not much room for anyone else’s shaving cream.  Last week was all about beauty products that work their magic overnight, but how about saving room when packing for weekends away?  The only thing more terrifying to a man than opening his own medicine cabinet to find the tampons you’ve stashed there is seeing you show up with two bags- one for your clothing and another for the sole purpose of your beauty regime.  Rememer, we woke up like this.  Save time, money, and space (and your boyfriend’s sanity) by employing products that are multipurpose.  Whether it be using conditioner as shaving cream or Aquaphor as both lip and eyelash treatments or the cult classic, NARS multiple for cheeks, lids, and lips, these products are working double (and sometimes triple) time.

multipurpose beauty1. Aquaphor Healing Ointment, 2. Lorac Double Feature Concealer and Highlighter, 3.  Pantene Pro-V Beautiful Lengths Strengthening Conditioner, 4.  Colgate Optic White Toothbrush + Whitening Pen, 5. Rosebud Salve in a Tube, 6. Benefit Cosmetics Fine-One-One, 7. Earth Tu Face Skin Face,  8. Josie Maran 100 Percent Pure Argan Oil, 9. NARS The Multiple, 10. Napoleon Perdis Enhancer




Beauty Buzz: Somebody Call 911

By |August 20th, 2013|Beauty Buzz|

We’re busy women.  We somehow balance careers, friendships, love lives, and sometimes even children.  How is it even possible that we manage to keep it together while still looking fresh as a girl from the Midwest two weeks into living in the city?  Well, it takes tact.  As any savvy woman can tell you, nothing is an accident  You got a last minute invite for after work cocktails, you squeezed in a Pilates class during lunch break, or perhaps you’d rather your “walk of shame” more resemble a “stride of pride,” which I wouldn’t know a thing about… Whatever your beauty emergency may be, you need to be prepared.  I was never a Girl Scout, but I do believe it is best to be ready for just about anything.

Remember when I said the Sephora sample section was the Bermuda Triangle of beauty?  Well, in this instance, it’s best to gather supplies and pack your purse full of a few crunch time essentials that will always having you looking polished, not foolish.

1. BDG Perfect Zip Pouch, 2. Philosophy Purity Made Simple One Step Facial Cleansing Cloths, 3. Bop Basics Solid Vintage Hair Ties, 4. Benefit They’re Real Mini Mascara, 5. Gucci Guilty Eau de Toilette Spray, 6. Ray-Ban Foldable Aviator Sunglasses, 7. Benefit Cosmetics Pocket Pal, 8. Colgate Wisp Peppermint Mini Toothbrushes


Happy shacking.



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