To borrow a turn of phrase from Tolstoy, “spring is the time of plans and projects.” Spring cleaning projects, preparing taxes (which you should have handed over to Uncle Sam on Wednesday), planting spring gardens and wrapping up the academic year (for you young whippersnappers). Spring is also a time when love blooms as abundantly and predictably as cherry blossoms.
“And the Spring arose on the garden fair,
Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere”
-Percy Bysshe Shelley
The intersection of spring love and spring planning arrives each year in the form of wedding plans. This spring, I’ll be one of the lucky saps planning my wedding to my best friend. I’m getting hitched!
My tales of romance aside, spring is also the time for planning seasonal beauty purchases. I’ve got a few choice picks I’d like to share!
On this most auspicious #tbt I would like to take a moment to meditate on my experience at New York Fashion Week this past February. I was so fortunate to have been involved in the Autumn/Winter 2015 shows at the Lincoln Center; I don’t have the words to express the depth of my gratitude. Continue reading →
Another day, another installment of Instead of [BLANK], Try [BLANK]! If you gain one useful habit from my poorly neglected blog, it should be to pH test your products to maintain the health of your acid mantle. If you gain two habits, it should be the pH thing and that jar packaging is LITERALLY THE WORST.
Jar packaging is dumb and ineffective and tantamount to storing your products in a dirty mop bucket. Continue reading →