loreal

Occasionally I need to stop working for a while and listen to a book and put on makeup. Because work is lame and terrible. Today, it’s all Lunatick Cosmetics Labs. Established in 2012, Lunatick is vegan, talc-free and cruelty-free, made in the US. Their aesthetic speaks to me – it’s all creepy and ghoulish. Their…

Read more MOTD: Work is lame edition

Am I too late in the Christmas season to talk about products I don’t want? Yes? Oh well, you’re getting another anti-haul anyway. I know that I talked about some inexpensive products in my Ulta anti-haul, but there’s more drugstore stuff that’s been released that I feel personally victimized by. Mostly because they’re pointless, gimmicky…

Read more Holiday anti-haul: drugstore edition

It’s been almost a year since I started traveling in a mildly insane manner. Boston, Michigan, various cities in Florida multiple times, Rochester, Albany, and now Roanoke, Virginia. Dan is here doing some kind of airplane training, and since there’s really no need for me to be home, I met him here after my weekend…

Read more Travel makeup

Augmented reality. It’s the fancy technology that allows us to virtually try on makeup, either through apps or mirrors in restrooms in China. One of the companies pioneering this technology is Modiface. They’ve worked with Sephora to design the Virtual Artist section of the iOS and Android Sephora apps, and Benefit to design the Brow Try-On. There…

Read more Beauty news: there are cool things happening at L’Oreal

Despite my seemingly high maintenance approach to makeup, I’m actually pretty lazy when it comes to my hair. I don’t spend a lot of time trying new things, and as long as it doesn’t look greasy or dry (I know it sounds contradictory but it’s totally a thing), I’m usually happy with it. I do…

Read more My current hair care faves

As I’ve mentioned once or twice, I live in upstate New York. We’ve had sort of an odd summer; it was very rainy and not as hot as normal, but since Labor Day the weather has been gorgeous. Sunny, hot, perfect summer weather. I think someone switched on fall because today it’s gray, gloomy and…

Read more I think it’s fall now

My skin has looked pretty spectacular lately so I wanted to take a few minutes to go over my skin care routine, just in case anyone was interested or needed a little help in the skin department. I should start out by saying that I have moderately oily skin. My oil production isn’t in high…

Read more My skin care routine