Hope everyone's 2018 is off to a great start! This first week back at work is always extra exhausting...it's like you have to retrain your brain to think for more than a few minutes a day. During the time off, I caught up with friends, saw a few movies, spent a whole lot of time on the couch, and posted this makeup tutorial. It was created with NYE in mind, but it's really perfect for any time you're looking to get a little glam. What I didn't mention in the post was that I prepped my skin before I started applying makeup.Read More
If you follow along on my Insta Story (@chicago_latte), you know that I'm writing this while watching the Emmys and shamelessly indulging in Halo Top (a mix of oatmeal cookie and birthday cake, and it is fantastic). But this post is not about delicious, low calorie, low sugar, high protein ice cream. It's about another new obsession of mine...Ole Henriksen 3 Little Wonders.
I've collected drawers full of beauty samples over the years, and it really takes a lot for me to try a sample and like it so much that I go out the very next day to buy the full-size product. But that's exactly what I did with this kit.Read More
Who says you have to spend big bucks to see real results when it comes to beauty? Way back in the day I wrote a post about some of my favorite drugstore makeup (you can check it out here) and the amazingness that is the Walgreens Look Boutique (check that one out here). This time, let's focus on my favorite beauty topic: skincare!
Over the past year or so, there has been a real boom in quality skincare at the drugstore. It does tend to come at the expense of higher price tags ($50 for drugstore eye cream is just insane), but you can still find some great products at reasonable price points with the convenience (and coupons!) that make up the drugstore experience.Read More