Drugstore Dud or Delight: Maybelline Total Temptation Mascara

Two in one Dud or Delight this month! It seems like everyone has been raving about the newer Maybelline Total Temptation Mascara. This is supposed to be volumizing yet fluffy so your lashes are soft instead of crunchy. I love mascara, especially volumizing ones, so I had to pick this up! I also grabbed a…

Outfits of the Week: May 2018

Rounding up a few recent outfits It was a really busy week for me, so here are some quick snapshots! My cousin visited for Memorial Day weekend and we had the best time running all over the city. The weather varied from perfect at 85 degrees and sunny to chilly and 65*, so my outfits…

May Birchbox

Monthly unboxing and reviews I received my Birchbox right before my Chicago trip, which was perfect timing to test out new samples. My box had a bunch of skincare, which I absolutely love trying, and a shampoo and conditioner. Here are some texture swatches of the three skincare items: the Hanalei Lip Treatment in Clear,…

Target BeautyBlender Dupe Review

Will this replace the original? I love the BeautyBlender sponge for blending in concealer and cream blush; it’s probably my favorite beauty tool besides a pair of tweezers. However, you have to replace them every three months and they’re $20 each. I recently did a Target haul and had to spend a few more dollars…

Target Beauty Haul

Swatches and first impressions I usually try to stop at Target when I’m in Chicago because they have so many brands and everything is much more affordable than NYC. Most recently, I wanted to find the new Wet n Wild Not a Basic Peach palette and I really needed a new lip scrub. I also…