Kiss Me Kate- Rimmel London #110, Lasting Finish Matte Lipstick Collection

“Enough with London already,” I thought. “I’ve got to move on to planning my next trip.” I came to this conclusion as I breezed- OK, TRIED to breeze through the drugstore (just regular Walgreens, the empty, unreliable, hapless sister to my beloved Super Walgreens) en route to pick up a new prescription that my dermatologist wrote for my one blackhead. This blemish will one day … Continue reading Kiss Me Kate- Rimmel London #110, Lasting Finish Matte Lipstick Collection

Favorite Things: What I brought in from the rain (UK) edition

Aside from perfume, make up and an array of lotions and potions that I can’t resist while in London, I bought a few accessories while traipsing through the UK. Why accessories and not clothing? Well for starters, I always eat more on vacation and somehow it doesn’t feel the same to spend hours in dressing rooms trying to concoct looks that may or may not translate … Continue reading Favorite Things: What I brought in from the rain (UK) edition

Lipstick Muse: Tom Ford Strikes Again

Three seconds after the tsunami of shoppers pushed me through the doors of  shopping mecca Harrods, my eyes caught sight of a striking red mouth that was surrounded by flawless, medium olivey skin and black eyes with even blacker lashes. This mistress of the Tom Ford cosmetics counter drew me in through the sea of shoppers like a siren from the gold lacquered rocks of the … Continue reading Lipstick Muse: Tom Ford Strikes Again

Endorsements from Friends: The human “Like” button

This was not my first trip to London, but before most trips I try to make note of the things my friends tell me to put on my “must DO (taste) (see) (buy)” list. And when I say friends, I often extend that to the world of fellow bloggers and bloggistas that inform my universe. Actually making an effort to re-live other people’s fantastic moments … Continue reading Endorsements from Friends: The human “Like” button

Biting the Duchess: A Case of Semi-intentional Swag Stealing

Dear Duchess of Cambridge (previously Kate Middleton), From where I stand, we may not look like we would  make the best friend match. Your blow outs are a bit epic (read too perfect), you wear nude pantyhose and you waited around a long time for a gawky (though kind seeming) older brother when he has a super dapper, charming “oh how fun you seem” younger … Continue reading Biting the Duchess: A Case of Semi-intentional Swag Stealing