Category Archives: Body care

Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 512

At first, everything seemed fine on this morning’s patrol… Last week’s creation of D.I.V.A. (the Division of Inconsiderate Varmint Arrest), the special feline forces security unit of Tabs the Cat Industries LLC, appeared to restore peace and security to the community. Harris the cat, whom as you may recall attempted a daring daylight robbery of […]

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 535

Hello, and happy Monday! So…what is the Monday Poll? Good question! It isn’t, contrary to its name, an actual poll. 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 gazillion years (more than 10!). I love reading your answers, and it […]

More From the Mally Beauty Mallywood Collection: Mallywood Eyeshadow Palette, Mallywood Wazza Wazzup! Ombré Highlighting Trio, and Mallywood Highlighting Blush

When second grade #goals come true…“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was second grade.” I think that’s how that quote goes… Second grade was the year Jen and I (along with most of the little girls in our class) were in love with the same boy in our […]

New Hair! (Or When Your Hair Stylist Has an Intervention With You) — and the Advantages of Demi Permanent Hair Color

New ‘doLet it be known that I did not intend to walk out of the salon last night with darker and shorter hair, but thanks to some tough love from my friend/stylist/hair angel Alis Dokakis, I love how it turned out. Thank goodness for the people in our lives who sit us down and talk […]

Estée Lauder Double Wear Deep Dive: Set + Refresh Perfecting Makeup Mist

Estée Lauder Set + RefreshWhat is Deep Dive? I’m glad you asked! It’s a new series in which I’m reviewing a bunch of Estée Lauder Double Wear products from their permanent collection. Let’s find out what’s good! ? I’ve been skipping powder as of late (’cause I’m waaaaay too deep into this whole skin-that-looks-like-skin thing), […]

Have You Ever Dated Someone Who Expected You to Wear Your Makeup a Certain Way?

I haven’t…at least if we’re talking about makeup (hair is a different story, but we’ll get to that in a second). The reason this is on my mind today is because I recently read an article in which the author’s ex-boyfriend’s affinity for natural-looking/nude makeup, and his dislike for certain nail polish colors, determined what […]

Do You Like to Layer Sunscreens?

Lemme tell you a story about sunscreen…When I was pregnant with Connor (and for almost the entire year after she was born) I wasn’t good about wearing sunscreen. I wore very little. (OK…I didn’t wear any at all.) It started out from a cautionary standpoint. I was freaked out about chemicals and everything I was […]

The NARS Fall 2018 Collection! (First Look and Swatches)

New NARS Fall 2018 collectionYou guys, I am shooketh, and shooketh am I, for there is no blush to be found in the NARS fall 2018 collection. LIKE NONE. Perhaps François is assuming that your cheeks will naturally flush when you wear (and perhaps commit) some of the lippies in the 7 Deadly Sin Audacious […]

The Urban Decay Aphrodisiac Collection (Swatches and First Look)

Wearing the Urban Decay Aphrodisiac collectionLike any good love ? potion, the new Urban Decay Aphrodisiac collection is mysterious and hard to find… No, literally. It is. The collection doesn’t appear to have officially launched yet, and details are scarce, but what I do know is this: it’s new for fall 2018, and the palette […]