more about: lips

Our Latest Beauty Obsession

Here in the office, we are like little girls in a candy shop when great new products come in.  Last year Tarte’s LipSurgance natural’s came out and we went wild trying all the different shades. The following fall we fell head over heels with their matte version (shown below). This month Tarte launched another update; making us swoon all over again.

LipSurgence MATTE

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Top 3 Faves for Lip Stains


Many of you have been asking about great lip stains. They are one of my favorite things, because of how easily they add a slight color to brighten up a natural look.  When a lip stick color might be too strong for the occasion, a stain can be just enough to make a statement. 

Here are my top three favorite brands and shades!


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Red Lipstick: So Many Shades! How Do You Choose?


Hi, ladies!


As the latest addition to the Real Simple editorial team, I am very excited to have this amazing opportunity to share our beauty triumphs and woes! Although I’ll be giving you insights on trends and how-tos, I want to hear about your regimes and personal tips, too. I’m looking forward to reading your feedback today (and in future posts). If your intersted in learning a little more about me, check out my bio!


With all these holiday parties, sometimes I find it fun to experiment when it comes to make up. If you’re anything like me, my daily routine includes lip balm and (sometimes, but rarely) a lip stain. But when I feel like dressing up or adding something snazzy to my little black dress combo, a bold lipstick is my perfect accessory.



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