New York City Winters are no joke. Thankfully, this one has been pretty mild so far. I know it is coming though. Things are going smoothly and then of a sudden it’s below zero, there are 20 inches of snow on the ground, I can’t find one my gloves, I realize I don’t own a shovel and we have run out of milk. At the end of the day, I always survive though…even if it means paying neighborhood kids to dig out this shovel-less girl’s car. Continue reading
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Even though it took it’s sweet time arriving, Summer is officially in full swing and the weather in NYC has been gorgeous! Our weekends have been packed so I have not made it to the beach just yet but we are heading there next weekend for a little mini-break. I spent some time this past weekend prepping for it and I figured I would share the process with you guys. Continue reading
Good morning loves! I hope you all kept warm during the snowstorm! Thankfully, we didn’t get the massive amount of snow that was predicted! Don’t get me wrong, we still got a bunch but I was pretty happy that I didn’t have to dig our cars out of two feet or more!
One lovely side effect of the storm was a day off from work. After I finished shoveling, I was able to drink a glass of wine and play around with the Real Techniques Bold Metals brushes I received at the launch party a few weeks ago. While I have been using them since the event, I got the chance yesterday to watch a few tutorials and really get a feel for them (instead of just rushing to put my makeup on at 6 am).
They are sleek and luxurious and they work great. The tapered bristles hold the product so well and I love the weighted feel of the brush. They make applying makeup feel very fancy!
The Bold Metals Collection uses a color-coded system that corresponds to the key steps of makeup application: gold = base; platinum = eye; rose gold = finish. I have chosen my favorite brush from each color category and the sweet team over at Real Techniques is going to give away a set to one lucky ALG reader! The winner will receive:
I will pick a winner on February 5, 2015 at 7 am EST. You can enter using the Rafflecopter widget below. Good luck! xx