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5 Shades of Radiant Orchid for Lips & Tips

5 Shades of Radiant Orchid for Lips & Tips

Now that 2014 has kicked off, and I'm sure you've heard that Pantone's color of the year is Radiant Orchid.  I know we'll see plenty of new introductions of the color throughout the year, but I know that we've seen the color before--and you may already have some in your stash!  Here are a few of...

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Top 10 of 2013: Best Nail Lacquers

Top 10 of 2013: Best Nail Lacquers

I have to admit: this was a complete challenge. In fact, it felt unfair trying to narrow down favorites to a mere ten when I was considering around 300 different shades from the past year. As what tends to happen when I start to feel indecisive, I went for favorites across brands and weighted...

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5 Stunning Emerald Greens for the Holidays

5 Stunning Emerald Greens for the Holidays

One of my favorite colors of all-time is emerald green. It has so much depth, and I love that it can be cooler or warmer and be so, so different.

  1. Zoya Logan -- a very cool-toned, glittering emerald green polish
  2. Milani Green Safari -- an amazing emerald green cream eyeshadow that can be used as...

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5 Glittering Golds for the Holidays

5 Glittering Golds for the Holidays

Glittering golds... a go-to for New Year's Eve, at the very least, but surely just as lovely throughout the winter--if only to brighten up some of those chilly days!

  1. Lit Cosmetics Rich & Famous -- a holographic, glittering gold
  2. Zoya Kerry -- bright, true yellow gold with glitter and sparkle
  3. Bobbi...

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5 Shades of Bright, Metallic Silver

5 Shades of Bright, Metallic Silver

As someone with a warmer complexion, I always go gold during the holidays, but I would be remiss if I didn't consider the opposite--silver--which can work well to brighten and reflect just as nicely as gold!

  1. Le Metier de Beaute Platinum -- a bright, metallic silver
  2. NARS Interstellar -- a frosted,...

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5 Amazing Oranges for Halloween

5 Amazing Oranges for Halloween

It might be cliche to opt for a top five of orange-colored products with Halloween a few weeks away, but hey! it's just an excuse to pay homage to some of my favorite oranges. :)

  1. Buxom Rogue -- a luminous, rich orange-red with intense color payoff and a wonderfully comfortable formula
  2. Zoya Amy -- a...

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5 Shades of Stormy Gray

5 Shades of Stormy Gray

Earthy... weathered... how about five shades of stormy gray? Gray can be such a basic shade, but it can add a lot of dimension and depth, too, and sometimes it can look so modern and clean on its own.

  1. NARS Transvaal -- can be used as an eyeliner or cream eyeshadow, it's a medium-dark, creamy gray...

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