Berry Lovely…

I tend to introduce more color make-up wise in the Fall and Winter months.  During the summer my palate is bronzy, nude tones with a lot of mascara and clear gloss.  With Winter comes pale skin-so I lean towards a more smokey eye and berry colored lip.  These are some of my go-to’s!

Fall MakeUP 1~Nars Duo Eyeshadow Brousse~ Charlotte Tilbury Eyeshadow Pencil in Bronzed Garnet~ Trish McEvoy Gel Eyeliner in Arabian Nights (my favorite!!) ~M.A.C Fluidline Brow Gel~

FaLL MakeUP 2.JPG~Burberry “My Burberry” Eau de Parfum~ new fall fragrance!!

Fall Make Up case~Tory Burch Robinson Nylon Travel Case~ (I love all the compartments!!)

Fall Lips~Laura Mercier Lip Glace in Garnet~ Lancome Juicy Tubes “Smothie”~Bobbi Brown Creamy Lip Color (more like lip gloss than stick and stays on forever!!)~

Hooray for the weekend!  My Saturday is going to consist of house projects, setting my blog schedule for next week and USC Football-Go Cocks!!  Have a beautiful wonderful sparkly day…make it count!  XOXO,  Catherine

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Summer Stuff…

Summer Stuff 3

 J Crew Bathing Suit similarNike Internationalist sneakers ~Embroidered Baseball hatVolcom long sleeve tee locally at Salty Girls ~ Coppertone Sport Spray sunscreen ~C Wonder Bling stud earringsTurkish T Beach towel locally at Charleston Revisions ~ Laura Mercier Lip Glace color: nectar ~ Daisy Petal Necklace on sale~!

 I think it has been established that I love stuff!  The above are things I have picked up along the way this summer to brighten up my day (says the therapeutic shopper) and my closet.   The smallest accessory can give new life to an old outfit…and make you feel like a million bucks!

Almost to the weekend friends.  Happy TGIT!!!  XOXO,  Catherine

Summer Summer Summertime…

Summer 2014 is off to a great start! The Bday week was so much fun! My friends were beyond generous and made sure that 41 started off with a bang!!

Saturday was spent sunning with girlfriends at The Grand Pavilion on the IOP.  I wanted to be  picture ready and make sure to protect my skin from the harsh summer sun. My tendency is to go light with make up in the sun…but let’s be honest waterproof mascara and lip-gloss are a must! These are some of my summer favs!!!

20140608-215824-79104887.jpgSkinCeuticals Body Tightening Concentrate ~ SunBum SPF 30 Continuous Spray Sunscreen ~ Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Color (I love this!!!) ~ Neutrogena Lip Color Stick (bright berry) ~ Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Peel (helps completely clean your skin after loading on the sunscreen) ~ Rimmel London Stay Blushed cheek tint ~ L’Occitane Cherry Blossom Roll-On Eau de Toilette

Revlon, Trish McEvoy, Maybelline and Cover Girl (my personal favorite) all have fantastic waterproof mascara to keep you from looking like Cruella DeVille at the beach.  What is your favorite summer beauty secret??!

Happy Monday friends…time to grind it out!  XOXO,  Catherine