2014 in Review, Part 2: My 14 Favorite Beauty Purchases

Greetings from San Francisco, where I've spent the past few days recovering from jetlag and dissertating at neighborhood coffee shops. With three days of the old year remaining, it's time to post a list I've been compiling for the past month or so: my 14 favorite beauty purchases of 2014! A few notes before we … Continue reading 2014 in Review, Part 2: My 14 Favorite Beauty Purchases

Seven Splendid Spring Shellacs (Plus a Topcoat)

Yeah, you try coming up with a synonym for "nail polish" that begins with "S." Also, please note that this post contains way too many photos. After an especially brutal winter, spring toyed with us for weeks and weeks before settling in. Throughout March and early April, we suffered through alternating two-day periods of "hmm, … Continue reading Seven Splendid Spring Shellacs (Plus a Topcoat)