How to cover a blemish


There is an artful, yet simple technique to covering blemishes, but it seems there are few resources that show exactly what to do to make them disappear. That’s where I come in.

Read More

How to choose the right foundation shade

Many of us have struggled with how to choose the right shade of concealer, foundation, or powder that actually matches our skin. I want to take the guess work out of this tedious process and share with you 3 ways to be confident with color.

Read More

How to pack for a trip

                                Getting on the Brooklyn Bridge

If I had a dime for every time I’ve heard the phrase, “I hate packing,” I would have a nice little savings account. Since this is Travel Week, I teamed up with LeSportsac to teach all of you how to pack, once and for all.

I’ve learned the hard way about how to organize my suitcase from years of mistakes: bringing too many pjs, not enough underwear, forgetting my toothbrush, not having a warm enough sweater, or cool enough shirt, wrong shoes, no socks, etc. All of these faults have helped me shape the procedure I now use to have the best possible trip— however long it may be.

First up, the “tools”:

—> A list. Pack This! is essential to help me remember everything I could possibly need. The first step to packing is to make sure what the weather is, how long the stay is, and what occasions there may be— do you need dancing shoes or hiking boots?


Read More

City Girl Travels: How to plan a trip


Since this is the last official week for vacations and holidays before the back-to-reality check of September, I declare this Travel Week on The City Girl in Me. Traveling is one of my favorite pastimes, and I thought I would share some of my experiences with you! This week will be full of travel tips— like what beauty items you need with you on the plane, how to pack a weekender bag vs. luggage, and more.

One of the greatest gifts the internet has given those who love to travel, is the ability to read reviews, find deals, and find to-the-minute information about any destination.

Here are a few of my favorite resources to plan a trip.

Read More

How to Shop Your Closet


About this time every year, I get really bored of my clothes. I’ve been reaching for the same tops & dresses since May, and I need to refresh my closet. I would rather spend on Fall staples, so I need to “make do” with what I have. Do any of you have this problem? 

Here is what to do. Set aside a few hours on the weekend for a closet revamping. Do the laundry, make your bed, and get ready to reorganize.

Read More