Beauty

Benefit Cosmetics Party Poppers Set

By Molly | November 30th 2015

The Benefit Cosmetics Party Poppers 12 Days of Gorgeous Set!

I recently came home to a fantastic surprise…The Benefit Cosmetics Party Poppers 12 Days of Gorgeous Limited Edition Holiday Set! When I was little I always counted down to the holidays with a chocolate advent calendar, and I love that Benefit has made a countdown calendar with a grown up twist! I love the artwork and bright colors! I could hear the box before I actually got a good look at it; the box is musical and it was singing a “12 days of Benefit” song before I could even get it out of the bag! I loved the bright neon…
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Thanksgiving Gala

By Molly | November 24th 2015

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This year I was invited to attend a Thanksgiving Holiday Dance & Fundraiser, with proceeds benefiting The Bone Marrow Foundation. Guests, made up of high school Freshman and Sophomore students from the NY Metropolitan area, arrived at 583 Park Avenue dressed in their best Black Tie attire to dance, take photos with friends and raise money for a fantastic cause. To enjoy the night in style, I went to R.J. West NY to have my makeup applied! I didn’t want a lot of makeup, just a little to look more polished, so I opted for “The Starlet” package. My Makeup…
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Cold Weather Skincare!

By Molly | November 5th 2015

Sugar Lip Lovers kit by fresh.

As the seasons change and the cold air hits your fading tan lines, an important thing to do to keep yourself looking fresh and healthy is to moisturize! Cold air does not have to bring chapped lips, or dry hair and skin. I have tried so many different products to help fight off these cold weather enemies, and these are just a few of my favorites! Smith’s Rosebud Salve Lips Chapped Lips no more! It’s hard to choose just one favorite product because there are a few that I keep close by. But it’s safe to say that the infamous Smith’s…
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Fun Fall Lip Colors featuring Stila

By Molly | October 10th 2015

James Rosenquist, Metropolitan Museum of Art, House of Fire.

I am just starting to become more adventurous with makeup, and that includes some fantastic lip colors! Stila is one of my favorite brands, because it’s reasonably priced and has a huge variety of products to choose from. I decided to try out three different Stila lip products in similar shades of berry pink; a lip gloss, lip stain and a lipstick… Stila ‘Stay All Day Vinyl Lip Gloss’ in Fuchsia Vinyl- raspberry purple $24 Lip gloss is great for when you’re just starting to wear makeup! It gives some nice color without feeling like you have too much on.…
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Aveda Smooth Infusion

By Molly | October 10th 2015

Aveda Smooth Infusion

Aveda ‘Smooth Infusion’   I love living on the water, and take advantage of being able to swim well past summers end, but my hair was looking a little worse for the wear after spending so much time in the salt water! It was frizzy and definitely showing signs of damage. I’ve tried a lot of different products, but none of them have come close to the results that Aveda products have given me. The Smooth Infusion line is absolutely fantastic! I start with the Smooth Infusion shampoo, followed by the Smooth Infusion conditioner. After towel drying my hair, I apply the…
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Fall Nails

By Molly | September 27th 2015

Photo Credit: essie.com
Left: 'in the lobby' , Right: "frock n' roll"

With fall approaching more quickly than I would have hoped, new fall nail polishes are giving me reason to smile through this chilly change of temperatures. My go-to nail polish brand is essie because of their reasonably priced products and massive selection of colors. Some new fall colors that I am loving are ‘in the lobby’ ($8.50) which is a burgundy/plum color that will spice up any fall outfit, and ‘frock ‘n roll’ ($8.50) which is a dark shimmery espresso color that will make you want to cuddle up next to a nice cup of hot chocolate and checkout your glimmering nails. Photo Credit:…
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