10 Commandments of Curly Hair

      It took decades to love my super thick curly hair. When I was younger, stylists assured my mom that a shorter length was better, thinning shears were a must and a perm would help “control the curls”. Lies, all lies. Looking back at pictures from high school, it’s no wonder I stayed a virgin as long I … Read More

30 things we’re loving for Summer

Morgan and I love these  30 Things posts and thought summer deserved its own. Here are the thing we’re excited about right now. MORGAN Kat Von D Lock-It Foundation: Full coverage but never cakey. Dorm shopping Chacos Urban Decay Naked 2 Palette Nike Revolution running shoes The color navy Rompers: Someone finally made jumpsuits cooler. Elton John Short Hair Journaling: I have too many crazy … Read More

I love makeup. Deal with it.

Today, my niece Emmi is joining the blog. Only her name is not really Emmi – it’s Morgan. (Morgan Elizabeth … M E – see what I did there?) I gave her that pseudonym to protect her privacy when she was under 18, but as she’s constantly reminding me, she’s not a little girl anymore. See for yourself as she … Read More

So You Wanna Be A … Beauty Blogger

I’m not the only auntie who wants to pass along some hard-earned knowledge and experience. Meet Christina, the blogger/makeup artist/stylist behind PinkLux, a community for everyone who loves fashion and beauty on a budget. I first spotted Christina at a See Jane Write event and thought, “If that girl’s not a beauty blogger, she should be.” She radiates confidence and natural beauty, something … Read More