September 1, 2014

These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things: August 2014


Wonderwall by Oasis: For some reason, I've been listening to this song quite a lot lately, probably because I'm missing my birthright family and this was a song we all sang around the campfire on our last night together. Sounds cheesy, but it was one of my favorite moments of the trip. 

Suave Dry Shampoo: This smells pretty nice and does a great job of giving my hair a little added texture while also absorbing extra oil.

MAC Well Dressed Blush: I recently cleared out a good bit of my makeup collection (even though its storage has remained the same) in an effort to only keep products I actually plan on using. 

Soap & Glory Hand Food Hand Cream: Seriously one of the best smelling and most hydrating hand creams I've tried, this is a must have bedside because I apply it before I head out the door in the morning and before I go to bed at night. 

AHAVA Purifying Mud Mask: While this definitely doesn't feel like the Dead Sea mud (which is much more gritty and burned my skin on application), I really like this mask! It goes on smooth and leaves my skin feeling great afterward.

Revlon 'Cherish' Kissable Balm Stain: I've shared this as a favorite in the past, but I recently started wearing it more often and I definitely want to pick up some more colors. 

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Brightener: I like this a lot better than it's concealer counterpart, it does a much better job of brightening (obviously) and concealing under the eye. 

BluePrintJuice Coffee Cashew Cinnamon Vanilla: While this is pricy, it's worth it! One bottle keeps me full throughout the morning and gives me a much needed boost of energy. 

What a summer I've had, it's definitely been a long four months at home in Philadelphia. The most exciting thing that happened this month was for sure the birth of my cousin Erin's third child, I'm so excited and I can't wait to meet my little love Harper soon. Another highlight was going to the Made in America Festival during my last weekend at home before moving into my dorm to start my sophomore year at Emerson today!

August 31, 2014

Beauty Sales Week of August 31st

Gilt:
  • Nuxe Paris (Sale begins 9pm ET 8/31)

HauteLook:
  • Fragrance $25 And Under, Terre Mere Organic-Vegan Beauty (Sales begin 8am PT 8/31)
  • Hair Tools Blowout (Sale begins 4pm PT 8/31)
  • #ManiMonday: China Glaze & Seche Vite, Miracle Skin Transformer, Rae Cosmetics (Sales begin 8am PT 9/1)
  • B.Kamins Laboratories, LORAC Skinny Palettes, Macademia Natural Oil (Sales begin 8am PT 9/2)
  • Cattiva Cosmetics, FLO Beauty Tools, MDSolarSciences Skincare (Sales begin 8am PT 9/3)

  • $19 & Under: Skincare, Haircare & More (Sale begins 9am PT 9/1)

  • Corioliss, dr. brandt skincare (Sales begin 11am ET 9/1)
  • Best Face Forward: Skincare by L'OCCITANE & More (Sale begins 11am ET 9/2)

August 30, 2014

Link Love: August 24-30


My Current Empties & Product Reviews [herlatenightcravings]


Barbie Is Instagram's Newest Style Star And We Are Thrilled [Huff Post Style]

Crispy Pesto Baked Zucchini [Love and Lemons]

How to Find an Apartment in NYC [College Prepster]

The Ultimate Brunching Guide To NYC [Refinery 29]

These College Students Are Making A Nail Polish That Changes Color When Exposed To Date Rape Drugs [Buzzfeed]

August 29, 2014

Currently Craving: Black Booties

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With fall quickly approaching, I'm thinking about my wardrobe. Shoes are something I seem to always struggle with and usually opt for classic brown riding boots with almost every fall outfit. I'm on the lookout for a great pair of black booties for everyday wear and also nighttime. What's your go-to fall shoe?

August 27, 2014

Emmy's 2014: Best Dressed

Sarah Hyland glowed through a full skirt and cropped top ensemble from Christian Siriano, paired with Jimmy Choo shoes and clutch, and Lorraine Schwartz jewels. Hyland's hit show Modern Family won 3 of 5 nominations.

Allison Williams was all smiles in a vintage-inspired Giambattista Valli Couture 5 gown and Brian Atwood shoes. Allison was one of many presenters and supporters for Girls co-stars Lena Dunham and Adam Driver who were nominated for 'Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series' and 'Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series' respectively.

Michelle Dockery wore a multi-colored Rosie Assoulin dress and Ana Khouri jewels. Dockery is nominated for 'Outstanding Lead Actress' for her work in Downton Abbey. Michelle's nomination was one of six total for the show.

Keke Palmer rocked a Rubin Singer royal blue mermaid-style gown paired with Jimmy Choo shoes, Chopard jewelry, and a Swarovski clutch.

Heidi Klum wore a sophisticated Zac Posen dress with Jimmy Choo shoes and Lorraine Schwartz jewels. She and designer pal Posen were nominated in the 'Outstanding Reality- Competition Program' category for their show Project Runway.

image credits: getty

August 25, 2014

MTV Video Music Award's 2014: Best Dressed

Julianne Hough's navy Emilio Pucci curtain-style dress, Giuseppe Zanotti shoes, and Roseark jewelry worked perfectly with her glowy complexion and floppy blonde hair.

Ingird Nilsen, better known as MissGlamorazzi on youtube was an #instaGLAM Correspondant along with Becky G last night and looked gorgeous in a striped candy-colored Christian Siriano dress.

Nina Dobrev wore a plunging Zuhair Murad dress, Michael Nelson clutch, Jimmy Choo shoes, and David Yurman jewelry.

photo credits: getty images
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August 24, 2014

Beauty Sales Week of August 24th

Gilt:
  • Vichy Skincare (Sale begins 9pm ET 8/24)
  • Beauty Brands We Love, Gilt City Presents: Bliss Spa (Sales begin Noon ET 8/25)
  • Fall Beauty Stock-Up, Gilt City Presents: Bliss Spa (Sales begin Noon ET 8/27)
  • Beauty Essentials: Up to 80% Off (Sale begins Noon ET 8/30)

HauteLook:
  • Pur Minerals, Topganic Professional Hair Care (Sales begin 8am PT 8/24)
  • #ManiMonday: Londontown, Dr. Brandt Skincare, LORAC (Sales begin 8am PT 8/25)
  • CROC Paris, Diptyque Paris (Sales begin 8am PT 8/26)
  • Beautisol Self-Tanners, clariSEA: Sea Salt Solutions, Fresh Look Masks (Sales begin 8am PT 8/27)
  • Murad, W3LL People (Sales begin 8am PT 8/28)
  • dedra beauty, gelliebeans Gel Nails, Gold Elements Skincare (Sales begin 8am PT 8/29)
  • Amir Argan Oil, Boo-Boo Cover Up, Skinn Cosmetics (Sales begin 8am PT 8/30)

  • Luxe Haircare Feat. K√©rastase (Sale begins 9am PT 8/27)
  • Stunning Skin: Face & Body Care (Sale begins 9am PT 8/28)
  • Back In Stock: Favorite Fragrances (Sale begins 9am PT 8/30)

  • Tweezerman (Sale begins 11am ET 8/25)
  • Erno Laszlo Skincare (Sale begins 11am ET 8/26)
  • Clarisonic & More: Cleanse Your Skin At Home (Sale begins 11am ET 8/28)