Posts in category "Beauty"

Lash Lowdown: All About Eyelash Extensions

Like most women, I have a love for the beauty industry and all the bells, whistles, and lip gloss that come along with it. Also like most women, I’m notoriously usually running late due to this love of beauty. Regardless of the function and the importance of it, it seems that it’s increasingly becoming more difficult for... Read more »

Spring Steals & Splurges: Makeup Edition

Anyone who knows me knows I’m a product junkie. I love anything beauty related and rarely go unprepared. Need to cover a zit? I’m on it. Brows fading? Here. Lips need reapplying? Step into my office, we might be here awhile. I might lose my keys and cards occasionally, but I’VE GOT THE LIP GLOSS. I can’t... Read more »

New Years Resolutions That You Can Achieve

New Years Resolutions That You Can Achieve
  Another calendar year has begun, symbolizing new beginnings for all. Resolutions are defined as “a firm decision to do or not do something.” When asked what my resolution was for 2014, my mind flooded with all the things I will be working towards, how I will get there, and what dream of becoming. With my... Read more »
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What I think about E!'s Eric and Jessie: Game On

  So there’s this show on E! called Eric and Jessie: Game On. It premiered in September on the Sunday night lineup after the Kardashians. Seeing promos for this show made me roll my eyes. Who? I definitely thought this was one of those shows where people paid to have a show on a network.... Read more »

What's Your Excuse? The Hot Mom Controversy

What's Your Excuse? The Hot Mom Controversy
California fitness loving mom of 3, Maria Kang, posted a picture on her website www.mariakang.com which has sparked up quite the controversy!  Maria, who owns a residential care home for the elderly as well as founded the non-profit organization, Fitness without Borders, is showing off her hot bod with her kiddies on front of her. “What’s... Read more »

The State of Addiction

My old familiar friend.  My ship. I need you today.  As my dark polished toes hit the sand, I felt the rush of temperature drop of the world beneath me as my white dress flows forgivingly. I glance up and I see you. I flag you down and wait while the tide starts to rise.... Read more »
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Best Bathing Suits for 2013

Best Bathing Suits for 2013
Beach season is finally upon us people! Us Chicagoans can brush off our old speedos and do away with the snow suits – for now. When the weather heats up, Chitown basically loses their shit. Patio day drinking and rooftop pools become priority and people just generally become even more batshit crazy than normal. Everyone... Read more »

HE HIT IT FIRST!!

HE HIT IT FIRST!!
  The Kardashians are famous for…well, being famous. Actually, their claim to fame was a leaked sex tape starring Kim Kardashian and Ray J, which was made in 2003 and leaked in 2007.  As Paris Hilton’s BFF at the time, Kim’s socialite status was on the rise when the tape got out, and the people... Read more »

Shop Smarter, Shop Better!

Shop Smarter, Shop Better!
For young 20 something’s like myself, it’s not always in the budget to purchase high end decor and gifts for others and ourselves as much as we’d love to. I’m constantly looking for knacks that I can use for décor in my room and home, and sometimes stores like Home Goods and Big Lots (which... Read more »
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Beauty Edition: Bye Bye Blackheads

Hello! I’m back with another Beauty Edition, and this week we’ll discuss the always problematic and nasty – blackheads. The definition: A plug of sebum in a hair follicle, darkened by oxidation. Blackheads typically lay on the nose, cheeks, chin, and forehead near the eyebrows. You could have the most clear and fabulous skin and... Read more »