Burt’s Bees Lipstick

Let's talk about this Burt's Bees Lipstick, shall we? Burt's Bees Lipstick I've had my eye on these lipsticks ever since they came out. I'm a sucker for cute packaging, and even though this recycled plastic is pretty lightweight and doesn't feel at all luxurious, the cut-away honeycomb design (revealing…

Self Care for Belly Dancers

Let's talk about self care, shall we? Self care seems to be the buzzword du jour. Whether it's advice for those with anxiety (or other mental illnesses), over-worked moms or those exhausted from being an engaged activist, the internet overflows with articles advocating meditation, mani-pedis and mimosas with your girlfriends.…

ColourPop Pressed Eye Shadows

Recently ColourPop released a new powder eye shadow range and I was like "Yeah whatever" but then they added some green shades and suddenly I was interested. I picked up 6 colors, four greens, one peach with green shift and one antique silver that looks good with green. I also…

Professional Ambitions: Undercutting Excuses

Yep, that's right, we're going to talk about undercutting. So far in my Professional Ambitions series, I've avoided talking too much about monetary concerns, because that stuff's no fun and I'd rather talk about costuming or etiquette. But it's finally time to talk about undercutting. The Dreaded Undercutting Undercutting is…

Beauty Blog Coming Attractions

Ok, so things have been a little crazy lately. I picked up some more freelance hours (yay!) and I've been apartment hunting (ugh!). This means I haven't tested nearly as much makeup as I would like.┬áLately I've been doing a lot of subdued daytime makeup looks. All of this to…

Annoying Dance Sayings Pt 3

Back in 2013, I wrote a couple of blog posts about dance quotes that I felt were often overused and misused. Three and a half years later, it's time to revisit that well, with one that I saw come up in some recent conversations about the place that older dancers…

Diorskin Nude BB Creme

It was never my intention to spend $45 on a BB Creme just to look good in selfies, but that's what happened anyway. Here's the thing. I am pale, with cool undertones. Apparently as far as the makers of BB Cremes are concerned, I might as well not exist. At…
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