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June 2015

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June Favorites

June is almost over so today I’m showing some love to the products I’ve been using over and over again this month. It’s been a pretty crappy June here in Dallas; we’ve had lots of rain and it’s starting to get really hot so…

June 29, 2015
obsessive compulsive cosmetics lip tars

OCC Lip Tar Swatches

If I’ve learned anything from writing this blog, its that people loveeee swatches. Of all the posts I’ve written every single one with swatches has ranked far higher than the rest and that makes me happy, because I love swatching stuff too! So in honor…

June 27, 2015
travel makeup kit
Beauty Life

How to Pack a Complete Vacation Makeup Kit

As I mentioned in my last post, I’m going on vacation! I’ll be gone for almost two weeks, so this week I’ve been putting together a kit of all the makeup I’m bringing with me. Before I even start sharing what I’m bringing, I…

June 24, 2015
travel hair care

Vacation Hair Care Products & Routine

Warning: This post includes an abundance of exclamation marks due to excitedness. If you hate exclamation marks or general happiness I would suggest skipping this post and reading something a little angrier, like the time a Sephora employee bullied me for having a skin…

June 23, 2015
best makeup brushes

6 Brushes I Can’t Live Without

Today I wanted to share some thoughts on something I don’t talk about much, but is integral to my makeup routine; brushes! I’m somewhat of a brush hoarder, so I challenged myself to pick my top 6 brushes that I just can’t live without.…

June 23, 2015
June 2015 glossybox
Beauty Subscription Boxes

Glossybox June 2015

Another month, another Glossybox. Glossybox, for those who don’t know, is a beauty subscription box similar to Birchbox and Ipsy but slightly more expensive ($21/mo). It combines the high(er) end products that Birchbox features with the sizes of Ipsy products. I was pretty happy with…

June 21, 2015
Advice Column
Beauty Life

Ask Shalittle #1

I’m so excited to be posting my first edition of Ask Shalittle, my beauty and life advice column! Each week I answer readers’ questions. Check out the Q&As below! Dear Shalittle, I’m slowly coming around to the idea that I need help with my…

June 20, 2015
The Makeup Show Dallas

Event Recap: The Makeup Show 2015

On Sunday I had the privilege of attending The Makeup Show Dallas, a two day seminar “dedicated to artistry, networking, community, inspiration and education”.  The event was exclusive to beauty industry insiders and included workshops, seminars, networking and best of all tons of shopping…

June 18, 2015
stress free shopping at forever 21 and h&M

How To Shop Stress-Free at Forever 21 and H&M

One of the most annoying feelings in the world is opening up my closet and, after 10 minutes of rummaging through piles of clothes, realizing I have nothing to wear. It’s a phenomenon that makes absolutely no sense, but presents itself pretty often in…

June 16, 2015
Tarte Cosmetics

Event Recap: Tarte Cosmetics Makeover Extravaganza

I’ve had such an amazing weekend but I think I need an extra weekend just to recover from this one! First up on Saturday I attended a makeover event hosted by Tarte Cosmetics at ULTA Hulen in Fort Worth, and then today I went…

June 14, 2015