When you’re nursing the January sniffles, hot, steamy, swirly broth is always a good idea. Paired with savory fixins and spicy condiments, it’s comfort food at its most nurturing. Hotpot is one of the most fun and interactive ways to achieve a warm, comforting dish on a wintry night as well.
I was recently over at Bliss Spa and saw a bunch of their holiday kits. Notice the bling? Then, just this week—likely from a Sephora email or at Bloomingdales, or perhaps reading another beauty blog—there was Smashbox “On the Rocks” series with the same blingy action in packaging!
The last few months of 2014 were a busy blur, which unfortunately resulted in my blogging activities falling to the wayside…when it should be the opposite, right? I should be blogging more when A LOT is going on. Oh well. The biggest shift and time-consuming—albeit well-loved—in my schedule has been teaching two yoga classes a week Zen & Yoga, a lovely little studio in Forest Hills, and I’m loving it!
Hi, friends and family! I have NOT forgotten about the blog. :D It's been quite hectic these last couple of weeks (all the more reason to post updates when a lot is happening, right?!) and by the time the weekend rolls around, I simply check out and unplug. That being said, some weekends have been abuzz ...
As promised, here are the nude lippies I mentioned in my previous post on no-makeup makeup! The lipstick, lipliner, and lipgloss are all from NYX—a drugstore beauty brand that offers unbeatable value, and, if scent or flavored lippies aren’t a big deal for you, quality that is on-point for the amount you’re shelling out for.
Last week, I posted this photo on IG, and friends on Facebook ask for a tutorial of sorts on how to get the no-makeup makeup look. It actually doesn’t take that very long, I say 10 minutes or so. But you do need quite a bunch of products…which is funny as you’re supposed to look like you’re not wearing any makeup!