Hair Crush: Freja Beha Erichsen


When I start thinking about getting my hair cut, colored, or whatever, the first thing I do is put together an inspiration folder of hair styles that I like. Freja Beha Erichsen is one of those people I keep going back to.Tousled waves. Bangs that have a mind of their own. Just the right amount of frizz. A shade of …

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Three Excellent Tinted Lip Balms


I used to be a huge lipstick junky. Wearing bright red, bright orange, hot pink, bold any color. Then, I don’t know what happened, but all I wanted was a perfect “nude” or effortless makeup. I’d like to blame it on the baby, but, it was before the baby. Being a nude lipstick newbie, I have to say that it …

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How to Tame Your Wild Bangs


I have fine hair that blows in the wind. Or, even minor changes in the movement of air, my hair will move. I guess that’s great for some things, but for having bangs, wild hair has its disadvantages. For years, I had no idea what my bangs would do as soon as I stepped out the door. So, I talked …

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Konjac Cleansing Puffs Make Washing Your Face Way Easier


Ever since our trip to Korea, I’ve been obsessed with Korean beauty products. Granted, this trend in skincare is Japanese in origin, I first discovered Konjac cleansing puffs at The Face Shop, a Korean beauty brand. An avid, avid, avid Clarisonic user, the idea of gently exfoliating and deep cleansing has been one of my key goals with my face. …

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Peter Thomas Roth FIRMx Peeling Gel Really Exfoliates. Also, Kinda Fun.


When I was a kid, one of the weird things I liked to do was to put Elmer’s Glue on my fingers, then peel it off. “Look! My skin is peeling off!” I’d say. Well, it turns out that not much has changed since I’ve “grown up.” Only now, I really put a lot of effort in to making my …

jenninePeter Thomas Roth FIRMx Peeling Gel Really Exfoliates. Also, Kinda Fun.

Phenomenal Woman… We Still Need to Hear It.

Yesterday, a truly phenomenal woman passed, Maya Angelou. While you pretty much had to be living under a rock to miss this tidbit of news. It was truly  touching to see the world mourn the loss of someone who had given us so much. Especially in this day and age where poetry, literature, heck, even activism takes second fiddle to …

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Skipping Showers: The Next Hot Beauty Trend?

Back in the 4th grade, we had a special “health” class where she wheeled in the film projector, and loaded up a film… probably from the early 70′s. The film went over some of the changes us tweens would have to look forward to over the next ten years, you know, stuff like pimples, greasy hair, hair. Anyway, when the subject of …

jennineSkipping Showers: The Next Hot Beauty Trend?