used a kitchen sponge for foundation?!

Benefit fans, you are officially...HILARIOUS! We're in day two of our week-long Benefit Confessapalooza Sweepstakes for a VIP trip to the Lollapalooza music festival, and the beauty confessions are coming in hot. Can I just tell you, I've experienced the sheer joy of seeing some of these confessions and if I could sum it up in one word it would be this: AWESOME! I've come across some very compelling confessions that need to be shared. Check out these little gems...

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Coral anything is the perfect summer accessory.

s.w.a.k. (“sealed w/ a kiss”)

My must-have poolside accessory isn’t my favorite carry-all tote or even sunscreen for that matter (but it should be as this fair freckly skin does need it). Rather my ultimate accessory this summer is lipstick! I mean think about it, for practical reasons you can’t have a full face of foundation on and what’s the point of having a perfectly lined eye if it is just going to be covered up by your newly purchased aviators? Lipstick is the perfect way to look classic and coiffed as you lounge in your cabana.

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they're real

are they real???

Maggie and I were just in Tampa for the launch of they're real mascara! I have to say that I am totally addicted to this mascara and it was killing me to not be able to talk about it until now because it is insane! As we were preparing for our first show, I brushed on theyr'e real and it dawned on me!... If I only apply it to one eye and go on air to show the difference then people will really understand just how crazy this mascara is. So I did just that.

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Lady Lana

america the beautiful

For the 4th of July, my family took a champagne cruise around NY Harbor. It was really cool. While admiring "Lady Liberty" from a far, I couldn’t take my eyes of Lady Lana (my sis!) sitting right across from me. She was so boat-chic. "Its all about playing with brights and keeping it casually comfortable." She wore yellow stretch jeans, a tailored denim blazer to keep within the nautical theme and a chunky necklace and fedora to keep her look stylish and fun!

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wanna dance?

go coral on the 4th of july

Coral is hot for summer and what better time to show it off than this July 4th weekend (which in my opinion, marks the apex of this sizzlin season). I decided to do a dry run of my July 4th look and wore my weekend digs to the office today specifically for this quick n' easy how-to blog post on our latest, juciest, lip & cheek stain, chachatint.

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