• Life

    ColourPop | First Impressions!

    Previous to this order, I owned one ColourPop product that I purchased with some coworkers, so I’m going to use this order as my real first impression of the brand. ColourPop is all over YouTube and Instagram, and I finally caved and made my own purchase. I’ve been hesitant to purchase Colour Pop products because it’s based online and it can be so difficult to guess which colors will be flattering in real life. Also, the Ultra Matte Lip liquid lipstick I already owned I didn’t love – so drying. Since this was my first purchase with ColourPop I signed up for the newsletter to get $5 off my order.…

  • Beauty

    My Favorite Eye Shadow Palettes

    My top three eye shadow palettes in my collection come down to their quality and versatility. For me the two biggest factors in finding a perfect palette is if I can make a look out of it and if I’m able to travel with it. I’ve traveled with all of these palettes in the past year and they’re easy to work with when in morning when I’m getting ready for work. I know a lot of people are really into matte eye shadows and looks right now, but I haven’t been able to get into the trend. I enjoy having a variety of eye shadow textures in my palettes including a few good mattes for…

  • Beauty,  Travel

    Travel Makeup Bag & Essentials

    I’m going out of town this weekend in Duluth for Grandma’s Marathon. I’m not running in any of the events, but my good friends are and I’m tagging along for the ride. This is the first trip of the summer out of three planned so far, and I’ve been preparing for what I want to bring with for a bit. I’m testing out some products that are air travel friendly for the trip to San Francisco in just a few weeks. So excited! Makeup I definitely tend to over pack everything when I travel. I usually justify it by saying I’d rather have options than leave something behind that I needed. I…