Clinique’s Winning Hybrid Foundation Brush

I’ve heard many a YouTuber and blogger talking about this brush, and to be honest, at first I thought it was all paid product placement. But I soon realized that these were organic, genuine reactions to a singular product. I had to see what the fuss was about. A bit of a background, though: normally I don’t spend a lot of money on makeup brushes. I’ve been a believer for some time now that wallet-friendly products can do great things for…
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My New Favorite Body Cream

Clinique snuck up on me with this one. As I was browsing the aisles of my local Ulta store, as you do, I was actually looking for the buff brush that so many bloggers have been raving about, when this little beauty caught my eye. The display held a trio of body soufflés called Clinique Happy Gelato Cream for Body, and this was the first scent I picked up. It also happened to be the standout favorite of the three. The scent is…
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There’s A Chill In The Air

There’s a slight chill in the air – it’s unseasonably warm for North Carolina this time of year. The thermometer reads 48F – but the rain has no trouble showing up dutifully on time. I always feel a bit gloomy after the holidays have come and gone; it’s so anticlimactic and makes me feel dreary and grey. Shop This Outfit Spicing up my off-day outfit with a magenta scarf like this one from Alexander McQueen (my favorite designer) is a…
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Cream & Cranberry

There’s just something about this weather that makes me want to snuggle in big, oversized cable knits, throw on some boots, sling a slouchy bag or cross body over my shoulder, and enjoy the environment. Growing up in Houston where hot and humid is the norm, I became accustomed to the desire to stay indoors as much as possible. In a place where throwing open your door is like opening the gates to a sauna and breathing liquid air, I…
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Fall Pop

The leaves are changing here which is definitely a new thing for me.   Being from Texas where the seasons change only once a year (from hot to less hot), being able to experience the seasons has been one of the best things about moving to North Carolina. Here, I am pairing a pop of red with my perfect fall-to-winter staple: the Gucci Soho Disco in a bright classic color.  I also brought out my favorite camel coat from Zara…
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