Polish of the Week: (Blue & BANGS!!!)

This is how most of my hair issues have been resolved this past year: Continue reading Polish of the Week: (Blue & BANGS!!!)


Camping Products: Wins & Fails

Well, as you all know camping worked out pretty well. I knew going into this that there would be some trial and error as to what products traveled well or were right for the situation. I liked some things and not others, so I wanted to impart my new-found wisdom in a short post here… Continue reading Camping Products: Wins & Fails

Polish of the Week: (wrecked and sweaty)

It’s a little late, but I still wanted to do a Polish of the Week for today, and since I went to Zion National Park with my boyfriend, I planned ahead to take a couple pictures of my nails in some epic locations…..as you may have noticed, it didn’t exactly go as planned. Continue reading Polish of the Week: (wrecked and sweaty)

Haul of America: Get ready for camping!

I don’t want to come off as uber precious and whiny, but I’m not crazy about camping. The few experiences I did have camping growing up were pretty terrible (sleep deprivation, tornado season in Oklahoma…ya know, good wholesome fun) so it’s been off my radar as an adult. I stay away from camping and camping stays away from me. Yay for autonomy! Continue reading Haul of America: Get ready for camping!

Polish of the Week: Easter & [subtle] nail art

wpid-wp-1428198646426.jpegI took a rare trip to Walmart yesterday….yes, I shop at Walmart sometimes. I’m going camping next weekend and I needed some supplies (you know, flashlight, canteen, anxiety meds…the usual stuff). So of course to make me feel better about having to go to Walmart on a Saturday, I had to spend 30 minutes perusing the cosmetics section. That’s where I found Sally Hansen Insta-Dri in Lively Lilac (420)! Continue reading Polish of the Week: Easter & [subtle] nail art

Product Review: Colour Pop Lippie Stix + Super Shock Shadow & Cheek

This is not a sponsored post. This article represents my own opinions and all products mentioned were purchased by me.

One of the girls from work was wearing this cool opaque coral lip color a couple months ago and when I told her I was in love with it, she told me about Colour Pop.

I had to try it…. you know, for the blog.

This brand is not for the faint of heart. If you’re like me, some days you’re jonesing for some epic, balls-to-the-wall pigment and oh mah gawd have you found it! Continue reading Product Review: Colour Pop Lippie Stix + Super Shock Shadow & Cheek

Product Review: Josie Maran’s Skincare System (on my already shiny face)

You can understand why a girl who has always had all over oily skin would be late to try any product whose only ingredient is oil.

The idea of putting an oil on your face and expecting it to break up makeup and sebum enough for you to wash it away went against everything I was taught about cleansers in school.¬†Cleansing oil is heresy; an abomination cooked up by some hippy…. Burn the witch! Continue reading Product Review: Josie Maran’s Skincare System (on my already shiny face)

Polish of the Week: (3.22.2015)

This week has been great as far as productivity goes but it’s mostly been behind the scenes. Taxes: done. Buying a new computer: done. Researching UV light for an upcoming post: done. That’s how most of the week has gone.

So, today when I got up I was still sitting in that behind-the-scene vibe. I didn’t feel like putting on makeup and I certainly din’t want to do my nails or put out a post about it today….that was until I remembered that I was going to use this really subtle nude pink this week because I finally got white polish to put on underneath it. That, and the green from last week got old to me. I was picking at it by Thursday.

I’m in love, really and truly:

wpid-img_20150322_012257.jpgPink: OPI’s Privacy Please (NLR30) I’ve had this for a while now, but it wasn’t as opaque as I liked. I came across some really cheap polishes at the dollar store close to my house, and I finally bought white! It made a HUGE difference when I layered it underneath.

White: Sally Hansen’s Hard as Nails Xtreme Wear in White On (300). It’s a little goopy, but not too difficult to spread evenly.

Gold: OPI by Gwen Stefani’s Love. Angel. Music. Baby. (NLG28) If this one sounds familiar, it’s because I’ve featured it on Polish of the Week before. I love gold, but I’m not always confident that I’m pulling it off. Not today, though. Even with my imperfect free-hand lines I have nothing but love for this look.


Polish of the Week: St. Patty’s + Spring Equinox Edition!

This morning, my boyfriend and I went on a hike up Grove Creek Canyon and it was magical. It was cold, but not too cold and no one else was out. There was a waterfall, and I thought it would be the perfect moment to serenade Dalton with TLC’s Don’t Go Chasin’ Waterfalls and a pelvic thrust dance. Continue reading Polish of the Week: St. Patty’s + Spring Equinox Edition!