Nars Dolce Vita Lipstick

NARS Dolce Vita

When I was looking for my MLBB shade with a helpful beauty advisor at Sephora, she had me try on Dolce Vita by Nars. I had never tried Nars lipstick – their bases and blushes are what they’re famous for, so I had never really bothered. But the shade was a really beautiful brown-pink that is super sheer but buildable. It wasn’t quite MLBB, but it stuck in my mind, and I would try it on every time I went to Sephora after that.

During the Murale gift with purchase event, I finally picked it up. And I’m glad I did. [Read more…]


The Beauty Radar 2

The Beauty Radar 2
It’s been a little while since I’ve done one of these posts, but today I have a rather eclectic collection of items I’ve been eyeing. Read more!

Long Live the Bold Lip: How to Make Bold Lipstick Last All Day (+ The Walking Dead mid-season finale death[s])

Red Lipstick on Dark NW 45 Skin

I remember when I bought my first bold lipstick.

I had just gotten into Mad Men. Enough said.

It was three or four years ago, when I was 16 or 17. I went to my local MAC counter and purchased MAC Red lipstick and Cherry lipliner after receiving a mini-lesson from a makeup artist on how to apply it.

Of course, I fiddled with it myself at home, and like to think that I’ve got a pretty great system going on that keeps my lipstick going strong all day.

But wait, there’s more!