August 16, 2016

My August Birchbox

This month's Birchbox theme was Cool Down. "It's time to eke out every last bit of summer - and for that you'll need product that don't slow you down. Since there's nothing like uncooperative hair to suck up time and energy, we're doing our part to help." Here's what I received:

August 11, 2016

My August Julep Maven Box

This month's Julep Maven box theme was Endless Summer. "This month, we're keeping summer vibes strong by turning up the sparkle and the saturation with brand new holographic nail colors. With such a sunny lineup, who could blame us if we never want the summer to end?" I selected the Beach Essentials upgraded box because I didn't feel a lip gloss + sunscreen was valuable enough. Spoiler alert: Not a very exciting both this month as the sunscreen is backordered:

August 9, 2016

Currently Craving: Unfinished Hems

Currently Craving: Unfinished Hems
WM3 Crop Fringe Stella $295 || Blanknyc Distressed Crop Jeans via Nordstrom (sale $57.90) || Vigoss Destroyed Crop Skinny Jeans via Nordstrom $68 || Dark Wash Frayed Hem Distressed Skinny Jeans via Wet Seal $39.95

Denim has been around so long that it's hard to think how the fashion world will try to make them trendy each season.

August 7, 2016

Book Review: Lindy West's "Shrill"

I was first introduced to Lindy West when she was a guest host on one of my favorite podcasts, Citizen Radio. I was so struck how confident and sharp-witted she was. I knew she was a force to be reckoned with. I have been a fan ever since so when I found out she wrote a book I knew I had to pick it up. The aptly named "Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman."

August 1, 2016

My July Beauty Product Favorites (And Not So Favorite)

July Beauty Product Favorites
July was a mixed bag of products - lots of hits and misses. My skin has been badly breaking out with the obscene amount of sweat I've been producing in this horrendously humid weather so I've been trying lots to detoxifying my skin. Let's start with the good:
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