Beauty

How I Do My Eyebrows: A Tutorial for Blonde Eyebrows

A short history on my relationship to my eyebrows goes a little like this: I have really light eyebrows. In the 90s that was great. I could wax them twice a year and no one was the wiser. Anytime I had my makeup professionally done, though, I was always uncomfortable with my eyebrows– probably because I wasn’t use to seeing them! I would always beeline it for the bathroom and begin smudging the eyebrow makeup to make them less noticeable. As I’ve gotten older and as eyebrows have made a comeback, I’ve learned to do …

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The Hair Stylist Secret to 5 Minute Waves

This hair stylist shared her secret to getting perfectly imperfect texture and waves in just 5 minutes… The fact that I have ever owned a hair straightener in my life is completely laughable. My hair is nothing if not stick straight, all on it’s own, no hot tools necessary.  I definitely prefer it with some texture and a wave, but the struggle is real when it comes to being short on time some mornings.  We popped into Martha Lynn’s Austin salon, Mirror Mirror last week and asked her to show us a thing or two about …

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Topsy Tail Pigtails Hair Tutorial

This Hair Tutorial is so easy to follow,  if you can put your hair in pigtails, you can do these topsy tail pigtails. It’s a fun, cute style that takes me back to my school days. If you’re feeling advanced, stick some flowers in it in the end! Do you remember the topsy tail?  It was quite the craze during my middle school years and a mother’s dream since all you had to do was simply separate the hair immediately above a simple ponytail and tuck the ponytail up and through it creating a roll of hair on either …

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The 3 Retinol Products I use Every Day and Swear By

Last week a friend texted me asking if I had a Retinol cream I loved. “I’m sure you already have a blog post about this. Sorry for texting,” she added. Considering how much consideration I’ve given the products in my bathroom drawer, especially the ones with Retinol, it was odd that I actually didn’t. A handful of images and texts back and forth later and this post practically wrote itself. After much trial and error and a lot of drying my skin out, these are the 3 retinol products that I couldn’t imagine …

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