How to: Wear Red Lipstick

The phone rings…..”Can you do a post about how to wear red lipstick??” [this is a dramatic reenactment of a call or conversation that happens ALL the time!] So for the umpteenth time, one of my friends and fans recently requested that I write a post about “how to successfully apply and wear red or bold lipstick.” For a moment, I crinkled my brows together … Continue reading How to: Wear Red Lipstick

Gilded Peach

I am one of those people who can wear silver or gold because of my skin type (or I’m a deluded and just believe I am fabulous and multi-tonal which is ALSO an acceptable possibility). Always a fan of highlighting in all it’s forms, I particularly love Benefit’s Sun Beam which is described by Sephora as “liquid sunshine”and I agree. My infamous distaste of sunshine … Continue reading Gilded Peach

Thank God For Red Lipstick Goes Nude, Sometimes

To see you naked is to recall the Earth. -Federico Garcia Lorca The idea of being naked and unclad is appealing on many levels. Nude brings to mind light, airy, peaceful beauty to me. It recalls the feeling of weightlessness when you sink into bed in nothing but your warm, clean skin. As much as I adore the ritual of putting color on my lips, … Continue reading Thank God For Red Lipstick Goes Nude, Sometimes

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