Katherine’s 12 Months of Beauty Products, No. 2

Happy New Year, Peeps! If you remember from my December post, I promised to spend 2016 testing the products that made the list for the People/Today Beauty Awards. I know it’s a hard job, but someone has to do it. 🙂 Here are my reviews for the first two products that I...

Love Is Blind…Thank God!

Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies ~ John Donne John Donne’s four-hundred-year-old quote is as true today as it was in the 1600s.  This theme is on my mind because the heroine of my current work-in-progress is an aging model who is struggling with her waning...

My New Beauty Crush…

As winter fades and I start to pull on my shorts, I’m reminded of why it’s important to moisturize every day.  Staring at the bottle of Vaseline lotion I bought months ago (and have used only a handful of times this winter), I wondered why it’s so hard to take an...

Dove “Real Beauty” Campaign Controversy

Two days ago, a friend posted the Dove “You Are More Beautiful Than You Think” video on her Facebook page.  For those unfamiliar with the campaign, the basic set-up involves a number of women who are told nothing more than to answer questions about their appearance...

Putting Your Best Face Forward

Thoughts on mascara…                If you could only apply one makeup item to your face in the morning, what would it be?  Some say foundation or powder to help uneven skin tone.  Others (like my mom) say lipstick, to give their mouth a touch of color before heading...