Triple threat


Neon Blush, NARS cosmetics, Glossier, Into the Gloss, lipstick as eyeshadow, pinkish tones, Too CooL For School lip balm tint, lip tint, Sephora, ILIA natural makeup SPF, lip balm with sunscreen, MAC lipstick nude matte
As of late, I've been really into that monochrome pink look-- the same shade on your lids, your cheekbones and right below the bow of your lips, but perhaps in different finishes. Below are some of my tried and true favorites tripling as lip tints, cheek stains, and eyeshadow:

NARS has a great set of liquid blush (in 'Torrid', 'Luster', and 'Dolce Vita' here) that are easily blended and build-able (a little goes a long way, so be very conservative when dispensing). I like these as bases for my cheeks and eyelids. My go-to lip products come in matte and glossy finishes: MAC Liptensity lipstick in 'Doe' and ILIA tinted lip conditioner in 'Darlin' swipe on matte, and Too Cool For School lip balm in 'Spilled Wine' and 'Peach Melba', Glossier balm dotcom in 'cherry' are balmy so they come on shiny. With the sheer, glossy product, I like to swipe a bit on the top of my cheekbones and middle of my lids to give a fresh pop. And last but not least, Smashbox L.A. Lights lip/cheek color in 'Silver Lake Sunset' is true to its name and provides a beautiful, glimmering pink perfect for a whimsical, summery look.


Of myself


Neon Blush, Jenny Ong, SK-II, SKII, skincare, Los Angeles, beauty and fashion bloggerZara corset and slides, Bassike trousers (similar), RAEN sunglasses (similar)

As a woman, the idea of self-worth has always intrigued me-- what freedoms does it grant, what are its bounds (when there should be no bounds?), what does it mean within the scope of society? Whenever I'm consoling a friend, I like to remind them of this notion pretty often- that the most liberating feeling, from just about any problem when pared down enough, is knowing that you are your own ever-changing mold of what is imperfectly perfect, that true worth is never dependent on another being, that you can and have the ability to be unencumbered by preconceived societal formulae. I believe that when this is fully realized, the spirit is infinitely immeasurable and thrives on a life of possibilities.

SK-II encourages us to be the sole force in shaping our own destinies in their latest campaign 'The Expiry Date'. I absolutely love its age-positive message and celebration of the individual. Watch the video below: