perfectionism

Perfectionism

The Beauty, Fashion and Entertainment Industries all seem to have a way of warping the mind in different directions defining in varying ways what the word perfect means.  As the old adage goes: “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”  And so is the grey area’d aspect of this phrase …

truself organics detoxifying mask

Review; TruSelf Organics Detoxifying Mask

The mask trend is back, it’s been back for months now-or at least the posting of it on social media has.  It seems everyone has been busy posting varying pics of the myriad of masks in existence.  Which piqued my curiosity to explore some of the ingredients in the (often very …

Radical Skincare Neck Gel

Radical Skincare; Neck Gel

I’ve been raving on Twitter and Snapchat (@krisdelarenta) about this skincare line and I’ve FINALLY settled into my new place and have the space to write this post! Radical Skincare sent me an amazing care package just before the holidays. Within it, was the Firming Neck Gel. Coincidentally enough, my …

estee lauder sumptuous knockout mascara

Estee Lauder; Sumptuous Knockout Mascara

Mascara has been all the rage for the new season!  Recently, I had the pleasure of acquiring and using Estee Lauder’s new Sumptuous Knockout Mascara and low and behold: ANOTHER ADDICTION.  It defines and lifts via an amazing formulation that is the “blackest black” and has a one of a kind …

Happy Valentine's Day

Poem; It’s Valentine’s Day..

It’s Valentine’s Day. He was a saint that stayed and played hooky for the nooky, some say. Some say, he was devout and in love with love and all it’s glory. I pray. And relay that he told and tells an endless story of truth. Of people coming together to …

makeup primer sephora favorites time to prime

Makeup Primer; Sephora Favorites! Time To Prime!

Ah, Primer Life! It was the day before my booking-a boudoir shoot a client requested, which was to be a surprise to her fiancé.  The typical Mac Paint Pots I use as shadow primers were reaching E.  Also a little bored with what I use on a personal level, I briskly …

denny's diner; my gluten free epiphany

Denny’s Diner; My Gluten Free Epiphany

Being a beauty and lifestyle blog and all, I’m going to take a technicality point, pull this throwback out of the vault and post about my experience with Denny’s Restaurant a few months ago.  My angle being that not eating gluten when one has an allergy to gluten DEFINITELY helps keep …

Dating a Single Mom

Dating a Single Mom; 3 Tips, All Love!

NO I’m not a flake-I’m a single mother. As a parent I’ve passed up many invites to parties and luncheons with friends, turned down potentially amazing meetings with producers and photographers and have even missed castings.   So it’s not a wonder dating has fallen so far to the waist side. …

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