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Beauty Buff // Vol. 5: Contour 101

CONTOUR. Anyone else get a little freaked out when they hear that beauty term? If so, you’re not alone. I used to work on a color cosmetics brand and I’ve had my makeup professionally done countless times for shoots and…

beauty buff // vol. 4: natural skincare

All good beauty routines have to start with skincare. Especially as I’ve gotten older, taking care of my skin has been one of my top priorities. Not only does your skincare regimen set the stage for your makeup application, but…

Beauty Buff // Vol. 3: Shiseido Ultimune

Eye creams and eye serums have always been one of my most sought-after beauty products. I’m constantly trying new products to find what works best for that delicate under-eye area. Chalk it up to not enough sleep, but I’m battling…

Beauty Buff // Vol. 2: Eyebrows

In my first official Beauty Buff installment a few weeks ago, I mentioned that I was going to do a Q&A with the infamous ‘Cheryl.’ If you follow along on Snapchat, you’ve probably seen me gushing after my eyebrow shaping…

Beauty Buff // Vol. 1: Face Masks

I had a lightbulb moment a few Sundays ago when I was rummaging through my beauty cabinet, and then my beauty bin under my sink, and then my shopping bag full of products that don’t quite fit in my cabinet or under the…

Travel Talk: Must-Haves in Your Carry-On

A few months ago when Hallie and I were heading back from Caneel Bay, I was rummaging through my carry-on bag to pull out all of my in-flight must haves when Hallie said, “You should really do a post about that.” We’ve been on countless flights together, and…

Skincare Secrets

It’s taken years, but I finally feel like I have a handle on my skincare routine. I’ve gotten to the point where I understand my skin so much more and am finally picking the correct products for my skin type….

Winter Skin Woes

We’ve been so incredibly lucky in the weather department so far in Chicago, but I’m still dreading the next few months ahead. When it comes to winter, I want to be excited about the holidays, spending time with family, twinkling…