After deep consideration, I went ahead and purchased two NYC 16-Hour Smooch Proof lip stains. I was extremely hesitant to buy them, despite hearing only great things. I’ve tried other products from NYC and had pretty poor experiences.  From left to right: 493 Champagne Stain & 490 Persistent Pink To my pleasant surprise, I love the lip stains! They are hydrating, pigmented, and truly last a long time. I’m not sure if they last “16 hours” but they stay on long enough. The applicator has a precise tip which makes it very easy to line your lips before fully applying…

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Judging by the photos below, you can see I sort of stick to the same colors when it comes to lip glosses. Wearing any sort of lip color is new to me, so I play it pretty safe more or less. I don’t have a specific go-to brand or type, I just try and buy and find what works best for me! From left to right: Nars Turkish Delight, Chanel in 164, Revlon Colorburst in Peony, MAC Cremesheen Glass in Calypso Beat,  Revlon Super Lustrous in Pango Peach I store a bulk of my lip glosses and stains in an acrylic container. I…

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Everywhere I look, I see crop tops lately. On the pages of magazines, on the red carpet, at the beach, this trend has proven to be here to stay for the summer months. When done right, a crop top can really make an outfit look fun and trendy. When done wrong, girl you can look like a hot mess. My number one rule when wearing crop tops is make sure it looks tasteful! If you’re going to wear one, don’t wear low rise mini shorts…it just doesn’t work. Below I created two looks using crop tops to use as a…

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