How to Rock a Bold Lip

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You may have noticed over the past few weeks that I’ve been experimenting more and more with lip color. I think everybody looks better with a little bit of color on their lips—even something as simple as a tinted gloss can brighten your face and make you look more alive. I don’t generally wear makeup, but lip product is something I often use. After testing out bolder and brighter colors over the last month or two (with today’s shade being the brightest yet!), I’m finally ready to share some tips. 🙂 Continue reading

Cinco Ideas for Cinco de Mayo

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This Saturday is Cinco de Mayo (where has April gone?!) so I wanted to share a few ideas for how to celebrate. I’ve taken four years of high school Spanish, and the teachers always remind us that Cinco de Mayo isn’t a real Mexican holiday. It celebrates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla during the French-Mexican War. However, besides in the town of Puebla, not many Mexicans celebrate it (or at least, so I’m told). Rather, it’s an Americanized holiday used as an excuse to drink margaritas. 😉 But that’s enough history for one day! If people are going to celebrate, I figure we should get in on the fun too, so here are five ways to spend Cinco de Mayo this Saturday (that don’t involve alcoholic beverages). Continue reading

How to Transition Fall Colors to Spring

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I keep telling myself that I should go shopping one of these weekends to update my spring wardrobe. Most of my closet is filled with greys and blacks, and with the weather warming up (maybe? It started to hail when I was taking these pictures…so don’t mind the snow in my hair!), I’ve been craving bright yellows, blues, oranges, and pinks. But until then, I have to make do with what’s already in my closet, mainly, fall colors. I figured I’m probably not the only one in this situation, so here are few tips for transitioning those dark tones into the warmer months. Continue reading