A lot has been going on. A LOT! Which is precisely what we need to talk about. Before I jetted off on a work adventure to Paris and London, I promised a follow up to The Easiest Way to Figure out Your Face Shape. Which, I am definitely going to do, but the “next week” part of that clearly should have been taken lightly. (more…)
Life plays funny tricks on you that only become obvious as you get older. One of those funny tricks is how we turn into versions of our parents. As much as my teenage heart despises this notion it nonetheless proceeds to happen at an alarming rate.
It’s not so bad, which is why it’s a trick. All those years spent fighting and bickering because as Joan Didion explains “one of the mixed blessings of being twenty and twenty-one and even twenty-three is the conviction that nothing like this, all evidence to the contrary notwithstanding, has ever happened to anyone before.” (more…)
There is a reason why it is called a beauty routine. It’s because like with most routines beauty works best if done everyday. People take comfort in routine. It’s relaxing to know what events await us during our day. Things seem easier when you know the outcome.
You are never going to believe this… Shortly after I posted 5 easy ways to always be prepared, I was walking to Soho and it started to rain. I DID NOT have an umbrella. URG! Realizing quickly there was nothing I could do, I continued my walk in the rain only to enjoy it. It was only lightly sprinkling. I have a friend who lives in California. An ex-pat from the east coast. She lives there with her wife and enjoys all the things Cali offers. Her biggest complaint about California is the seasons never change. She claims to miss the rain, miss the snow, and the wind, and the cold. I understood this on my walk. While I was lost in routine, the rain served as a simple reminder that no two days are the same, whether they feel monotonous and repetitious. (more…)
Spritz an old toothbrush or a clean mascara wand with hairspray to keep misbehaving brows in check.
As far as I can see, there are lots of options for face shapes these days. Each of us have some idea of what our face shape is, however those things change over time and every once in a while it’s probably a good thing to revisit. When that Kardashian tribe brought contouring tricks into the mainstream there began the focus on face shape. It’s the first step in contouring. I will get to some simple contouring tricks next week so stay tuned. And, I think you know it will be easy and fast so, seriously, stop back by next week.
Here is my main problem with figuring out my face shape, I’ve now asked 10 close friends what my face shape is and it left me more confused than I was before. (more…)