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Look I get it, I’m a consumer too. And let’s be honest, the internet makes it rough. Don’t get me wrong, I love shopping online, but sometimes that ‘nude’ sweater you got on final sale turns out to be hot pink, and so not what you were looking for. If you’re in the market to discover some cool new brands or just want to know how that sweater actually looks and feels in real life, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some product reviews that give you insight into quality, functionality and beauty from a shopaholic’s perspective.

bite beauty review

bite me | Bite Beauty amuse bouche and lip pencil review

Looking for a luscious shade of lipstick for fall? There’s nothing that makes a bold statement of the change of seasons like a deep, burgundy lip and a confident stare. Introducing Bite Beauty’s amuse bouche and lip pencils – gifts from the Bite Beauty squad. photography:KRISTINA PETRICK | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | bite beauty amuse bouche and lip pencils c/o:BITE BEAUTY Let’s start with the lipstick. Amuse bouche has 34 creamy, high-impact shades, handcrafted for “extreme moister, sublime texture, and incredibly creamy wear.” – Bite Beauty. What I love about it – a single swipe reveals flawless color in a low-glass (matte) finish. Packaging is minimal and modern, and the equally matte encasing keeps your fingerprints from smearing on the tubes. I used to avoid lipstick due to many brands’ drying properties once in contact with skin. But Bite is different. The formula includes 12 nourishing oils that are designed to leave your lips as plump and hydrated as they started (if not more). Unlike other hydrating formulas like tinted balms, there is no …

2017 fall trend fray hem jeans

fall fashion trend – fray hem jeans from ifchic

Remember my ifchic review from a couple years back? A lot has changed changed since then, but one thing that hasn’t is ifchic’s selection of key fashion pieces. I shared a few Instagram stories with you last week of my most recent unboxing, but in case you missed it – they’re a great shopping resource for designer fashion, and I’ve teamed up with them to share a review of my favorite pieces I just snagged from their store – fray hem jeans by Rachel Comey. Ifchic does a great job of not only being a resource for these key fashion staples, but also helping shoppers keep up with the latest fashion trends, with an editorial approach to retail. photography:KUNDAN KUMAR | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | fray hem rachel comey jeans & theory t-shirt c/0:IFCHIC One of the hottest fashion trends of fall 2017, prepare to be dressed in distressed denim in the form of fray hem jeans. Fray hem jeans are taking over streetstyle fashion and wardrobes literally around the world. From inches of fringe-style …

shoes of prey review

shoes of prey review

Now the proud owner of a half-dozen pairs of custom made shoes from Shoes of Prey (being a fashion blogger has its perks), I figured it was about time to write a proper review. Note that all pairs were gifted to me by Shoes of Prey, but I was in no ways obligated to make this post. They’re just a super cool company doing innovative things, so I couldn’t help but want to share with you. photography:KUNDAN KUMAR | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | all custom made shoes c/o:SHOES OF PREY About Shoes of Prey Shoes of Prey emphasizes three primary features: quality, comfort and simplicity. They’ve begun building their empire letting you be the designer of custom-made shoes at an affordable price range – at your door in just 2 weeks. “For women who believe style is a reflection of who they are,Shoes of Prey is the only destination for custom-made shoes at non-luxury prices, so that you look and feel your best self.” – Shoes of Prey Launched fairly recently in 2009, they quickly expanded their market all over …

Babor beauty review

For all my beautiful gals, it’s been a while, so I wanted to give you guys an update on my latest beauty products review. In this episode, I’ll cover several products gifted from Babor and my experience using them. Babor sent me the most beautiful, custom package of goodies to suit my skincare needs several weeks back, but wanted to try them out for the long-haul before providing a review so I could give more helpful feedback after my skin has been adapted to the products after several uses. In the bag? Babor included their Enzyme Cleanser, A16 Booster, Illuminating Serum, Detox Vitamin Cream, and intense moisturizer and glow boosters. It’s a lot to cover, so in this review we’ll be going over a few of my favorites: the Illuminating Serum, Detox Vitamin cream, and Babor’s signature glass vials of beauty serums. photography:KRISTINA PETRICK | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | products c/o:BABOR By order of use, let’s first cover Babor’s Hydra Plus Active Fluid and Glow Booster – two variant concentrates packaged in their signature, …

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GREATS sneakers review

Looking for a fresh pair of summer kicks? I’ve teamed up with GREATS sneakers to do a full review on a pair from their new collection. Why? Summer has been crazy and flying by faster than ever, and I don’t know about you, but I require more than a couple pairs of essential footwear to keep up with my life on the run. weekend getaways, trips to the market, brunch with the girls and photoshoots for the fashion blog – comfort is a must. And thanks to the fashion gurus for approving sneakers for all-time wear with the growing popularity of athleisure and normcore trends, a good pair of sneakers can take you just about anywhere. But which ones to choose? I always look for comfortable luxury style, a classic silhouette and a light color palette for maximizing wear time of my summer sneakers. That’s where GREATS comes in. Here’s my inside scoop and review after test riding their pale, pink, perforated beauty called The Royale. photography:JOEY PETRICK | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | sneakers c/o:GREATS …