When it comes to makeup, it’s easy to fall into comfort zones. You’re running late so you throw on a few swipes of cream eyeshadow. One minute and you’re ready to run out the door! If you’re anything like me, it’s easy to fall back on what’s easiest instead of stepping outside what we’re used [...]
I’ve been waiting to share this announcement. As the days passed by and I put off saying anything, I realized I needed to challenge myself in ways bigger than my mini-monthly challenges. So here it is: I’m going to wear red lipstick (almost) every day for an entire year. The Spark After I finished my [...]
The Red Lipstick Challenge has ended after over a month of wearing red lipstick almost every day. What started off as a fun challenge turned into an enlightening experience of bravery, boldness and self confidence. I didn’t expect that from a simple tube of red lipstick. In fact, I was skeptical if this challenge would change me at all.
The first week of the Red Lipstick Challenge is complete, but not without fear, hesitancy, and yes, eventually, confidence. The first day I worried people were staring at me as if to ask, “Why are you wearing red lipstick at 8AM?” But as Laura pointed out to me on Twitter, it was probably just me [...]
Red lipstick: Depending on who you ask, it can be everything from iconic to trashy. For every person who adores red lipstick, there’s ten who abhor it. I first started thinking about this when I polled my friends, and asked them if they thought I should wear red lipstick to my friend Molly’s wedding. Responses [...]