Life & Whatnot, Random Observations, Sunday Reflections

What Are You Waiting For?

Not long ago, I ran across a really nice set of calligraphy markers and thought Holy cow, I still have these? Cool! I'll use them now. I was so excited that I'd found these amazing markers and was totally stoked to use them. Recent events have reminded me that life is short, so I was grinning from… Continue reading What Are You Waiting For?

Beauty and Fashion, The Avon Part, The Fashion Watcher Part

Even Cool Girls Wear Pearls

Your style doesn't have to be a feminist manifesto, but wouldn't that be fun? This season's hottest accessory is the pearl. But what if your style doesn't usually call for something so quite so ... dainty? You don't have to be June Cleaver or Betty Draper to caress your neck with one of the world's most… Continue reading Even Cool Girls Wear Pearls

Beauty Advice, The Avon Part, The Defense Part

Looking for a Bit of the Ultraviolet

Ultraviolet rays. The word sounds like something plucked from a 50s B-horror movie; in other words, it sounds like sci-fi jargon that is completely innocuous in real-life. But they aren't. If you're under the age of 30 you've undoubtedly been lectured your whole life about the damage the sun's rays can do to your skin. Health experts… Continue reading Looking for a Bit of the Ultraviolet

Beauty Advice, The Avon Part

HOT Goodies for a COOL Vibe

mark. introduces it's colorful new Buenos Aires collection, featuring Brand Ambassador Lucy Hale. Everything you need to carry your cool vibe through the summer is available at Take a look. Lucy Hale looks stunning in mark.'s new Instant Vacation Buenos Aires collection Take It Or Leaf It Tee! Are you going to try this trend,… Continue reading HOT Goodies for a COOL Vibe

Beauty Advice, The Fashion Watcher Part

Captivating Cutouts

So, if you want to position yourself squarely on the side of Spring 15 accessory fashion trends, you're obvs going to christen your closet with creative cutouts. The beauty of cutout apparel is that it allows its wearer to be strategically sexy and sweet. Those cute little cuts can accentuate the parts you want to play peek-a-boo with,… Continue reading Captivating Cutouts

Beauty Advice, Random Observations, The Avon Part

Subtle Skin is In

Ralph Lauren, Isabel Marant, and Jason Wu all showed minimal beauty looks for spring that focused on bright, fresh, highlighted skin. There are more than a few ways to get the look, so we asked mark’s celebrity makeup artist Kelsey Deenihan to weigh in the trend. She’s worked with everyone from Lucy Hale to Mindy… Continue reading Subtle Skin is In