Odds and Ends

I mean, y’all…this pretty much conveys my thoughts on the vaccine at this point.

Here are the top 12 beauty products purchased by the Whoorl community this summer. I reviewed the top 5 in this video!

I think I need this sweatshirt.

Gorgeous shots from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021 contest.

I’m currently (gladly) inundated with new lip products and I’m loving them all. The elegant Victoria Beckham Posh lipsticks! The creamy and slightly glossy lip colours from Emilie Heathe! The most cushiony, multi-benefit balm by MAKE Beauty! Goodness, I love my job.

Texas is really freaking me out this week. #underhiseye

Speaking of trying to control women’s bodies and rights, you can always fight back by donating here.

My favorite highlighter technique for mature skin, but it truly works on everyone.

Black Honey is back. Never looked good on me, though. #wompwomp

Once again, Instagram totally has my number and introduced me to this retailer. #byebyemoney

The flooding in New York is just horrible. Did you see the subways? These extreme weather events are piling on top of each other. #climatechange

Dolphins alert a rescue crew to save a lost swimmer.

My new magic serum – you can catch me talking about it in yesterday’s IG Stories.

15% off at Aillea starting now with code LD2021! Notable brands to save on – Maya Chia, One Love Organics, Henne, and Ilia.

Happy Friday! I try to keep these Odds and Ends light, but there’s just *gestures wildly* A LOT going on in our world right now. Sending you all peaceful thoughts and hoping it isn’t keeping you up at night. Enjoy the extended weekend with your families. xoxo

image credit: joan mitchell


Odds and Ends

Astrological signs as board games.

I style my bangs in 3 different ways and demonstrated all three in this video. The tools and products I used can be found here.

Can we celebrate the end of summer with an upside-down peach cake?

Stylish joggers! I’m always on the lookout for comfy pants that look modern and these are perfection.

Next-level trombone training.

New products and tips for hooded/mature eyes in this updated eye makeup post! Cliff Notes version (product list only) can be found here.

15-seconds of calm.

My children’s guitar teacher has been a part of our life for years and he recently launched a website with online video lessons. I can’t recommend him highly enough!

Here are the top 12 products you all purchased from my Instagram and blog posts this summer. (Clearly, y’all are geniuses because they are all the creme de la creme.)

“Nah he’s tweakin” has literally taken over the internet overnight.

I mean…I’m not mad about this new cocktail development in Oklahoma.

Free 10-piece clean beauty set including 2 full-size products with $125+ purchase at Credo Beauty this weekend!

Happy Friday! I am so ready for summer weather to be over. Let’s fast-forward a month!

image credit: mark rothko


How To Wear Eyeshadow Over 40

How To Wear Eyeshadow Over 40

I certainly enjoy my mid-forties – there’s a confidence that comes along with being a certain age and I celebrate the aging process as much as I can. Except for that little part of the aging process influenced by gravity. Um, can we opt out of that part?

As our skin matures, it gradually loses elasticity. Couple that lack of elasticity with the constant pull from gravity and we’ve got some loose, excessive skin issues.

Whereas excess skin on the lower eyelid can cause wrinkles, puffiness, and bulges, the upper eyelids are usually plagued with an extra fold of skin that hangs a little lower than the days of yore…sometimes even over the eyelashes. Rude, if you ask me.

Crepey skin, sagging eyelids, fine lines and wrinkles, dark circles…hoo boy, women over 40, your eyes are in for a treat! Read More