Embrace the Brown: Our Collective Eyeliner Problem

One of my biggest pet peeves is everyone and their brother using black and ONLY black eyeliner. Even the fairest, blondest, most pale ladies and gents are rimming their peepers with soot-colored liner, and they end up looking like an emo Legolas. Bitches, we need to stop. Black is a great color. I live in NYC, and it’s obligatory for a city dweller’s wardrobe; but … Continue reading Embrace the Brown: Our Collective Eyeliner Problem

REVIEW: Urban Decay Travel-Size Set of 5 ‘Delirious’ Eyeliners

Urban Decay eyeliners are a favorite and bestseller for a reason. They go on like BUTTAH! The 24/7 Eye Pencils from Urban Decay are amazing. They glide on your lid without tugging or pulling on your skin. It not only saves you pain, but it saves you time. And don’t we all want to cut down on our makeup time? Mmmmhmmm. You can buy them … Continue reading REVIEW: Urban Decay Travel-Size Set of 5 ‘Delirious’ Eyeliners

‘Hashtag’: The Makeup Store for Instagram-Famous Brands

Instagram has made many makeup artists famous, and it has also given many boutique brands a platform to show off their products. As I mentioned in a previous post, the makeup and haircare retailer, Ricky’s NYC, was opening a new location in NYC that focuses on makeup brands featured by bloggers on Instagram. It’s finally open! I made the pilgrimage and wanted to share the … Continue reading ‘Hashtag’: The Makeup Store for Instagram-Famous Brands

Fall & Holiday 2015 Beauty Breakdown

Fall is upon us, as the Starbucks PSL will attest. The crunching leaves and cooler weather are an excuse to buy some new, snazzy products to live this season right! Dark lips, pale blush, jewel tones. These are all particularly trendy in the fall and winter months. The holidays are in the distant horizon, and that means brands are preparing to roll out their biggest … Continue reading Fall & Holiday 2015 Beauty Breakdown

Waterlining, Tightlining, and French Lining OH MY!

Where & Why: Maybe you’ve heard of this, maybe you haven’t. There are a few names for it, but it’s all basically the same thing. You all know that eyeliner gets drawn on top of your eyelash line. Directly on your eyelid. Waterlining is when you draw the eyeliner on the skin UNDERNEATH your lashes. Your first reaction might be, what the hell are you … Continue reading Waterlining, Tightlining, and French Lining OH MY!

Let’s Get Lining: A Guide to Eyeliner

Pencil Liner: Pencil eyeliner is, by far, the easiest type of liner to use. But just because it’s a pencil, something we all use, it doesn’t mean it’s as easy to use on your eye. Anyone who’s tried eyeliner for the first time knows this all too well. Eyeliner pencils come in two forms: Regular pencil that looks exactly like a pencil that you sharpen … Continue reading Let’s Get Lining: A Guide to Eyeliner