Eye pencils have always been a tad problematic for me. The thing is, I have hooded, slightly deep-set eyes, a combination which often causes softer eyeliners to smudge on my lids or migrate downward, creating the dreaded racoon eye. I've all but given up on gel liners--both in pencil and potted form--as they almost always [...]
Upping My Hair Care Wardrobe with R+Co
For the longest time, I've operated under the assumption that shampoo and conditioner don't make that much of a difference. At least, not enough to warrant spending much money on them. Surely some brands do a better job than others of cleansing and conditioning the hair, but I never felt the need to go beyond [...]
The 8-Second Miracle Worker for Dull Hair
8-Second Wonder Water. Sounds like a total gimmick, right? That's exactly what I would have thought had I first encountered this product in store. Rather, it was brought to my attention during an episode of my favorite podcast, Fat Mascara. The hosts, Jess and Jen, know their stuff when it comes to beauty. They've each [...]
Glossy, Hooded Eyes | Does It Work?
I've always thought of glossy lids as the epitome of editorial makeup. It is an absurd concept, made even more so by the fact that eye gloss, like lip gloss, has little to no lasting power. It requires upkeep throughout the day. Eye gloss is anything but practical, and that's precisely why I'm fascinated by [...]