THE BEAUTY BLACKOUT


Charlotte Tilbury’s Limited Edition Lipsticks for Holiday 2017: A Tale of Three ‘Cities’

If you're a fan of Charlotte Tilbury's bullet lipsticks, then you're in good company. Because I own most of them. However, after the massive fail that was the Hollywood Lips launch (seriously, those were the worst liquid lipsticks I've tried and the competition is stiff, believe me) as well as a host of other blah product releases, Charlotte really needed to bring it with her (limited edition, naturally) 'Cities' lipsticks. So, is this holiday collection a slam dunk win or just another big fail from CT? It's that burning question which today's post will attempt to address. Before going any further though, it’s probably time... read more »


Emily's Fall Beauty Round-Up

It’s crazy how fast fall has flown by and when I say ‘fall’, I’m talking about the fall beauty collections. (When you live somewhere where it’s always summer, new product launches are one of the few ways to gauge the passing of time.) ​ So before we get swamped with all the holiday launches and major new collections that are dropping like....now, we want to first take a moment to appreciate the best of what fall had to offer. ​ The ‘Big Deal’ Topics: ​ Victoria Beckham’s (second) collaboration with Estée Lauder: This collection was definitely the fixation du jour (okay, more like 'fixation... read more »


Rachel's Fall Beauty Round-Up

​ When one lives in a constant state of FOMO it's necessary to force oneself to pause and reflect on the state of things every so often. Seasonally at least! Now that we're halfway through autumn and being bombarded with holiday collections and bundles, it's good to take time and appreciate the heavy hitters of the past few months. My number one love has to be the Victoria Beckham x Estee Lauder Fall 2017 collaboration. Emily and I spent the entire month of August obsessing over the coming launch, drafting and redrafting "must have" lists which were frankly pointless because they included practically the entire... read more »