Essie Winter 2011 Collection Swatches + Initial Impression

I received the Essie Winter 2011 Collection in the mail today! This is just an initial impression of the colors, but I’ve included some pictures and swatches of the colors as reference just in case anyone wanted to see what the polishes looked like outside of the super photoshopped versions…

Fall Polish Look 2 – Boom Boom Pow + La Laque

What can I say? I love glitter nail polish!!! Boom Boom Pow by Deborah Lippman ($20) is THE most amazing gold glitter nail polish that I have ever come across. It has small, medium, and large glitter in the polish so you get a great combination of shimmery effects when you…

Brunch at Blu Jam Cafe

Normally I’m not a morning person, but when I came back from China over the summer the jetlag woke me up at 6 AM on a sunday morning with a huge craving for breakfast food. I found Blu Jam Cafe on Yelp because it had amazing ratings by other local…

White Swan for Halloween!

Happy Halloween!!! I’ve loved halloween ever since I was little because you can dress up as anything you want to be! You can be a completely different person/creature for a whole day and go trick or treating at night with your friends. I would dump out all of the trick…

Fall Nail Polish – Festive Chanel Peridot

Peridot by Chanel is by far the most unique color in their fall nail polish collection. It is a very fresh green with iridescent blue and gold tones depending on the angle. The other two colors in their fall collection are Graphite, and Quartz (I’ve added pictures of them at the…

Late Night Bubble/Boba Tea Run

I’ve always loved bubble tea, and I kind of consider myself a bubble tea snob…like a coffee or wine snob but with tea…. Anyway… Half and Half Tea House came up when I was looking for bubble tea on yelp. I don’t know if it was the 885 reviews, or…

Fall Outerwear – Accentuate Your Body Shape

After moving to So Cal for law school, I realized how lucky people are here to not have to endure the ordeal that is winter on the east coast. Even though that’s the case, I’ve noticed that angelenos LOVE to wear coats on days that are on the “chillier” side…aka…