August Favorites

August Beauty Favorites 2014

Click here to view my latest YouTube video – my favorite beauty and non-beauty items for the month of August! I had a great time picking this month’s favorites for you guys – definitely a random assortment, heavier on the non-beauty faves this time around. But no fear–next month’s installment promises to be big on the beauty, as I’ve been testing some products out a little more rigorously than usual so I can be absolutely sure they’re up to standard (and they are).

Leave me a comment down below with your favorite beauty item of the past month. What have you been absolutely loving? Let’s have a discussion!

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The Meeting

French Connection is doing a remarkable thing these days: turning their customers into film directors. Click above or here to watch the film I created. It was actually pretty fun! French Connection is inviting you to edit their advertising campaign into your own short film clip, complete with soundtrack and special effects. Using their special filmRead Post →


Confessions of a Fashion Blogger


First Impressions: Maestro

In this video I give my first impression (i.e. quickie) review on my new (spoiler–favorite!) foundation: Giorgio Armani’s Maestro fusion makeup. This revolutionary foundation comes with a glass dropper to dispense the product, which is highly unusual. But the reason is this foundation is so fluid, it goes on like nothing you’ve ever tried before.Read Post →

Bloggers Do It Better: Black & White Stripes

Long-awaited. The return of Bloggers Do It Better. Learn how to participate. Link up your outfit on March 27th’s post here on Pretty Shiny Sparkly!


Chanel Classic Flap Review

Spring in My Step


Haul: Ulta, Kevyn Aucoin & More

I filmed this haul video earlier this past weekend…sorry for having two haul vids so close in timing to one another, but in my defense, that last one was as far back as January! I know I’m a shopper but it’s not THAT bad, I swear…


Castle on a Cloud