It’s All About Finding Calm In The Chaos

So, hello friends! It’s been a while. I’ve been busy getting a new job, fighting my bipolar illness, moving, being a mom and trying to be a girlfriend. This post, sadly, is not going to be makeup related, simply because I did not prepare anything for that because I just need to vent and get…

Take Care

Hello, loves! Sorry it’s been so long. I’ve been on kind of a writing hiatus. I’ve lacked inspiration to write and inspiration to do just about anything. It was recently pointed out to me that I don’t take care of myself. I don’t take care of my surroundings. I pretty much only take care of…

Let’s talk about June…

Before you say “but Katie, June isn’t over yet”, ask yourself “do I sound fucking stupid?” I know June isn’t over yet. But I’ve already experienced many different cycles throughout the month. Main thing being that, my depressive cycle has started again. On June 3rd I got laid off. I walked into work, clocked in…

My Liquid Lipstick Collection!

  So I asked you guys¬† if you wanted a peak at my liquid lipstick collection and it was an overwhelming bout of yes’s! So This post is dedicated solely to that collection. This is not my lip gloss collection, matt cream collection or lip stick collection. (Let me know if you want to see…

5 Minutes in a bathroom

This next post is very personal in nature. I am writing it because recently events from almost three years ago, that I had put behind me and thought were water under a bridge, have been brought up again. This is a cautionary tale of how a few minutes can change everything in the most negative…

Always Searching

I feel like I’m always searching.¬†Searching for piece of mind; Searching for a better way to be a good student, mother, lover and daughter; Searching for answers I know I’ll never get; Searching for THINGS to fill voids I created long ago. But I am realizing that I need to just be still. Be present…

Meet the Characters

My name is Katie. I was born and raised in Virginia. I spent my childhood between my  my grandfather’s farm in Lawrenceville and my parent’s home in Chesterfield (RVA). My mother was born in the mountains and my father on the farm so I’ve got southern Appalachia all through my blood. I will probably abuse…

Into a Place Where Thoughts Can Bloom..

There is almost nothing I love more than when someone says to me “I love your makeup!” As a young girl, teenager and now young adult/new mom, I have struggled with body-image and self esteem issues. I tried to hide the pain of hating myself, my depression and certain unfortunate circumstances I found myself in…