The Review Edit: Morphe Brushes (and How to Clean Them)

Brushes were the least of my concerns when I first started playing with makeup. My thought process was more along the lines of “how can I get this makeup off before I get home without mom noticing?” I mean, can you really tell the difference between makeup applied with chintzy versus high-quality brushes? Or even…

Found in the World: Murder, Mystery, and Makeup Monday

It’s easy to think flawless makeup looks you see on IG don’t take very much time and effort. I don’t blame people for that impression, because good makeup is presented with a certain finesse and confidence that makes it look effortless.  Those holding a brush on the other side of a screen know this isn’t…

Let’s Talk Summer Skin Prep

There’s no denying it—summer 2020 has officially arrived. If it wasn’t the solstice, my overly-dewy skin and frizz-laden hair mark the beginning of this season like nothing else. MUAs and MUEs throughout the Northern Hemisphere are gearing up for the year’s most challenging season. I mean, what  point is there to spending hours slaying a…

Found in the World: More Than One Thing

“It was only when I embraced these multifaceted sides of myself, that I found forward momentum that was authentic to me – that is when my career began to take shape”                                                                                                                            -Athena Calderone Much of my internal dialogue is spent painting a caricature of this woman who is “non-committal,” “indecisive,” or “not enough” of any…

WITW’s Top 3 ABH Picks for Summer

I can confidently say at the end of month 2 in quarantine that, during my forced furlough, I’ve played with more makeup looks than can be numerically quantified. I know you makeup lovers out (“in” might be more appropriate) there can relate. Having slayed many a full-face over these 60-something days, a definitive brand favorite…

WITW’s Top 3 (Finally) Plus-Friendly Brands

(Pictured: AE Ne(x)t Level Curvy Highest Waist Jegging in Black) You might have noticed an interesting development in ads while scrolling through your Instagram feed lately: more and more brands are utilizing a diverse cast of models. Popular brands the plus-sized and stylish could only dream of sporting have opened department store doors to the…