Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for the Girl Who Has Everything

Occasionally you’ll find people that don’t really have wish lists. Why? Because they have a nagging case of the gimmes and buy themselves (almost) everything they want. Why are you pointing at me? No one said this was about me! But really, it’s kind of about me. Last year I asked for one very practical gift and then forgot to ask for anything else. What did everyone else to do?...

Polished.

Don’t get me wrong—I love a gel manicure every now and then but they can really take a toll on my nails and, let’s face it, I’m not living on Oprah’s budget. It’s taken years of practice, but I’m now able to achieve a salon look at home. Here are a few of the polishes you can expect to see on my fingers all autumn long. These formulas are tried...

Autumn Essentials

Call me basic, but I’ve been dreaming of autumn since August. As a kid, I never understood why ‘grown-ups’ were so anxious for summer to end but, let’s face it, I’m basically a grandma and autumn gives me the perfect opportunity to cozy up with a flannel blanket, drink hot tea, and watch Mountaineer football. Because I have so many cool weather must-haves, I thought it only made sense to...

West Coast Guest Post: Coachella Edition

As a lifelong east coaster and new SoCal resident, I thought, what is more quintessential than going to Coachella? It’s a rite of passage. I couldn’t dare sit at home and FOMO about my friends seeing Justin Bieber’s guest appearance with Jack Ü (fingers crossed). I’ll freely admit that I’ve become a Belieber, and I’ve been searching for a reason to wear a flower crown. Who cares how “basic” a...

The Cool List: April 13, 2016

When 10 PM Sheet Mask ($7.00 at Sephora) You know those papery sheet masks that don’t properly stay on your face and leave you wondering if you really just sat with wet toilet paper on your skin for 20 minutes? This mask isn’t like that. In fact, it’s the complete opposite. It’s gel-like, cooling and always leaves my face feeling well moisturized and refreshed. I would drape my entire body...