Tag Archive | beauty

LUSH Cosmetics’ #GayIsOk Soap Is Sparkly & Fabulous – For a Cause

If you know anything about me, you know that any cosmetic or accessory that is glittery, sparkly, and dipped in gold is right up my alley. So when that product also comes with a way to help out a huge international rights issue, count me in. One of my favorite bath and body brands, LUSH […]

Manicure Monday: Glitz & Glam

Manicure Monday: Glitz & Glam

And we’re back! I’ve hardly had time to slap some clear polish on my nails in the past few months, let alone create a manicure worthy of a Manicure Monday blog post. Between finding a new job, moving, and planning my sister’s wedding, it’s been a crazy couple of months. But I did it – […]

The Gnarly Whale

“I just had a life-changing experience.” What now, Kristine? “I used a new shampoo. It’s from a company called The Gnarly Whale. It comes in a spray bottle.” That’s… “Amazing? Yeah, I know. It smells like eucalyptus and is just heavenly.” The above is an actual transcript of a phone conversation I had the night […]

New York Fashion Week: Naeem Khan Fall/Winter 2014

New York Fashion Week: Naeem Khan Fall/Winter 2014

Naeem Khan’s gorgeous fall 2014 collection included eye-popping scarlet gowns, and the fashions were accented with models’ glowing skin, bold eyebrows, and dramatic red lipstick. “The inspiration for the collection was early cabaret and burlesque, so I wanted to reference Weimar Berlin without being too literal,” James Boehmer, NARS Director of Global Artistry, said of the sultry style.” […]

Helvetica: The Perfume

Every hipster’s favorite font is now wearable. Helvetica: The Perfume is a real thing, guys. The self-titled “scent of nothing” comes in minimal packaging, and has minimal scent as well. The scent’s designers claim the perfume is made up of elements stripped down to their purest forms: “air, water, and you.” $62 is a steep price […]

Manicure Monday: Shades of Purple

Manicure Monday: Shades of Purple

If you haven’t been able to tell by now, I’m obsessed with nail studs.  I love how easy they make it to add a pop of color and texture to your manicure.  I received some more studs in this month’s Nail Art Society kit – this time, it included small gold squares – and I […]

Manicure Monday: On the Dot

Manicure Monday: On the Dot

As I’m sure you all know by now, I can’t get enough of nail art.  I’m always looking for new ideas, techniques, and styles.  Admittedly, when there isn’t a holiday or big event going on, sometimes it can be hard to think of new, creative nail art ideas.  Enter Nail Art Society. I recently signed […]