Minimalism: My Travel Beauty Essentials

2018 is Sammy’s Year On The Go. Whether I’m traveling for work, fun, or pet sitting (#sidehustle), I’ve had to get really good at minimal packing. I’ve spent the last year really pairing down my skincare and makeup, and also just focusing on products that are no-hassle (ie: lazy girl makeup. If it doesn’t come… Continue reading Minimalism: My Travel Beauty Essentials

2015 Favorites

MAKEUP: NAIL POLISH – I don’t really have a favorite color this year, but my new obsession is gel. I never thought I’d be able to stick with one color for more than a few days, but I am a full gel convert. Fresh Spa (NYC) and 21 Nail Lounge (DC) are the only places I’ll… Continue reading 2015 Favorites

Empties #1

  Before I started throwing all of my money at fitness stuff, Sephora owned me. These days I’m just trying to use up all the crap I bought over the last year. Here are some of my most recent empties! Soap & Glory Sugar Crush Body Wash: This stuff smells AMAZING, and it’s the perfect body… Continue reading Empties #1

Foundations For Pale People

I’ve always been a pasty freak, and have struggled to find a foundation pale enough for my ghostly complexion since I first started slapping makeup on my face. Sometimes a brand’s lightest shade still makes it look as though I fell in a patch of dirt on my way to work. I gave up on… Continue reading Foundations For Pale People

Candy Colored Nails

I am SO over winter. In an effort to force spring to come early, I’ve busted out my favorite candy colored polishes. My toes may still be covered in thick wool socks, but at least my toenails will look cheerful! From Left to Right: Barry M Gelly Hi Shine – Papaya; Maybelline Super Stay 7 Days Gel Nail Color… Continue reading Candy Colored Nails

My Favorite Face Masks

I. Love. Face. Masks. In fact, I should probably be in some sort of Face Masks Anonymous group considering how much I use them. They’re the perfect way to pamper yourself at home, and they come in every price range imaginable. If I’m at the end of my pay period and the most I can afford… Continue reading My Favorite Face Masks