For my fashionistas who love all things fashion and beauty, name brand and budget-friendly. 

March 1, 2020

The Crème Shop, a K-beauty-inspired beauty brand, just launched three new lipstick collections, ranging from lip stains to velvet matte cushion lipsticks to satin and matte bullet lipsticks. I was very fortunate to be sent 24 (yes, 24!) of the new lippies to try out. So while I didn't try out every single one, I did spend my week wearing only lipsticks from The Crème Shop's new launches. Here's what I thought, and which of its...

September 10, 2018

The question driving the latest made-for-Instagram art installation is really quite pressing. According to Glamour, A. Human poses the question, "What is the future of self-expression? If you could change your body as easily as you change your clothing, would you?" A. Human’s website seemingly confirms this by painting a picture of fashion’s (possibly near?) future: “Enter a fashion showroom from the future where clothes have...

September 5, 2018

Labor Day has passed, which means fall is officially right around the corner. We here at The Residential Blonde love everything about fall, but what’s getting us pumped right now (besides the return of our beloved Pumpkin Spice Latte) is all of the newly released and soon-to-be-released beauty products. From affordable to high-end, we’ve found a bunch of amazing new beauty products for you to get your hands on this fall.  

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June 6, 2018

The Residential Blonde breaks down the best products she's received in her first year of subscribing to ipsy glam bags.

March 18, 2018

It’s rare that I come by a lip product I absolutely love and adore. I blame it mostly on my passion for eating, seeing as most lip products are weak and can’t make it through the first 30 seconds of a slice of pizza. Hell, I’m lucky if a lipstick decides it likes my lips more than my Starbucks cup and doesn’t jump ship on me. So I normally forgo lipstick for lip gloss, which at least doesn’t promise me that it will stay foreve...

December 31, 2017

I've always loved fashion and beauty, but this was the year that I really got into makeup. I'm talking I now wear it almost every day, which I definitely didn't do before this year. What this means is that I've bought a lot of makeup this year. Like, a lot of makeup. So before 2017 is over, I wanted to share with you my favorite beauty buys of the year. 

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