This $5 Reddit-Approved Primer Just Might Make Your Eye Shadow Last Forever

This $5 Reddit-Approved Primer Just Might Make Your Eye Shadow Last Forever

How do we love eye shadow primer? Let us count the ways. It makes your makeup last forever, keeps your oily eyelids at bay, and turns the intensity of your shadow’s pigmentation up a kilowatt or two. Perhaps the most famous shadow primer on the market right now is the beloved Urban Decay Potion ($13), which pretty much put the product on the map when it was first released. However according to Reddit, you can get …

Happy New Year + My Intentions for 2018

Happy New Year + My Intentions for 2018

Hi guys! Hope you had an amazing holiday break with your loved ones. This picture pretty much sums up what mine was all about— being in the moment with my son and family (and being in pajamas all day ha ha). I’m never really one to make New Year’s Resolutions, but I do want to set some intentions for the New Year. I guess after you go through loss your entire perspective changes. For me, it’s not all about creating goals for success (although there’s nothing wrong with that), but rather it’s the smaller things …

The Best Reasons to Pick Out Your Own Engagement Ring Now

The Best Reasons to Pick Out Your Own Engagement Ring Now

It has long been debated whether women should have a say in what engagement ring they are presented with the moment the love of their life decides to propose. In fact, there are some strong opinions cautioning against getting involved for these reasons: • It takes away from the surprise factor since you know a proposal is coming • There is an awkwardness when you choose a ring…

20 Must-Dos To Get Over A Shitty Week

20 Must-Dos To Get Over A Shitty Week

Image Credit: Bustle We have all been through shitty, intolerable, and more than flesh and blood can stand weeks that we just need to wipe off our minds and start anew. So here, we have rounded up some tips to help you pull through. 1- Eat chocolate. Swinburne University researchers  have found that dark chocolate increases calmness and contentedness, especially knowing that it contains MAGNESIUM, an element that help relaxing your muscles and reducing anxiety. Image Credit: Giphy 2- Exercise more. It has actually been proven that exercising for …

Ready, Set, Swim!

Ready, Set, Swim!

You guys! Summer is here, despite this gloomy weather! And with summer comes swimwear – eeek! I asked you gals on Twitter and my Instagram Stories to vote on which you preferred; the one-piece or a two-piece swimsuit and you girls are definitely feeling the one piece vibe. It’s a good thing though, because the one piece is making a huge comeback this year…

The Scary Truth About Childhood Depression

The Scary Truth About Childhood Depression

by Maureen Lake Depression in girls is alarming for many reasons. When your daughter is young and misdiagnosed it’s even more frightening. Knowledge is power when parenting your spirited child and it’s important to be aware of signs and subtle changes. Hidden Depression In Girls It was something about the tone of her voice that got to me. “Why do I feel so…

Shameless Beauty: Adwoa Aboah Makes Her Marc Jacobs Beauty Debut

Shameless Beauty: Adwoa Aboah Makes Her Marc Jacobs Beauty Debut

Source: Victor VIRGILE / Getty / Adwoa Aboah walking for Marc Jacobs You may not know her name, but her face is unforgettable! Adwoa Aboah is definitely the “it” girl of the moment. In less than 2 years the British model and activist has walked for major designers like Chanel, Miu Miu, Sonia Rykiel and more. She has covered Vogue Italia, Vogue US and was featured as the cover model for British Vogue‘s inaugural issue under Edward Enningful. Ever since the stunning Aboah was announced as the…

Space Saving Ideas for Small Kitchens

Space Saving Ideas for Small Kitchens

Linear actuators have become increasingly indispensable in making smart homes and the technology like has found its way into making more user-friendly and elegant kitchens. To create more space for a small kitchen, you can build a retractable spice rack from the kitchen top or side of the wall. To save space, the kitchen can be modified to give the kitchen an elegant look while…

J.Crew Apologizes For Black Model’s Hair Style

J.Crew Apologizes For Black Model’s Hair Style

J.Crew/Madewell J. Crew and it’s sister brand Madewell recently faced major backlash for the styling of a black model’s hair. The photo went viral and many social media users accused the brand of being neglectful by not hiring someone who knew how to style black hair. Black hair is not that hard to style. Whoever was in charge of hair and makeup truly didn’t give a damn about her even being featured. They didn’t even try. I see no product or moisture in her hair. I even see a spot of lint…

Urban Decay x Kristen Leanne Collection Review & Swatches

Urban Decay x Kristen Leanne Collection Review & Swatches

Urban Decay has launched the Kristen Leanne Collection and it’s full of colorful goodness. Who is Kristen Leanne you ask? I have NO IDEA. After looking it up, I found out she’s a beauty influencer. I normally scoff at these collaborations that praise photoshopped instagram "makeup". That being said, the pretty packaging and whimsical bright colors of this collection