Hello, everyone! Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa , the holidays are nearly here! If you’re searching for the perfect gift for the beauty-lover in your life, I wish that my gift guide will make your shopping easier with the various budget price points. So, whether you want to splash out for someone or […]Read more "Budget-Friendly Gift Guide -aspenofmars"
Hello, everyone! Fun fact: bûche de Noël is my favorite holiday dessert. My skin has always been problematic, ranging from the recurring teenage blemishes here and there to winter-induced dry skin. If you suffer from seasonaly dry skin like myself, I hope that this review will aid you in your quest for softer skin. If you […]Read more "Lush Holiday Reviews – Bûche de Nöel Facial Cleanser"
Hello, everyone! For the past week or so, I’ve been re-reading The Great Gatsby, rekindling my love for its stunning imagery and the roarin’ 20’s. If you have read The Great Gatsby, you may remember the uncountable references to white and red, from Tom Buchanan’s Georgian-style house to Daisy’s rosy lips. I know Halloween has […]Read more "Daisy Buchanan Inspired Makeup Tutorial – aspenofmars"
Hello, everyone! Recently, I was gifted by a friend a small sliver of Reindeer Rock soap from Lush’s holiday collection, and it smelled and felt amazing on my skin. Because I love this soap and as I’ve gotten several messages regarding what my favorite Lush products are, here is a review for you! Without further […]Read more "Lush Holiday Reviews – Reindeer Rock Soap"
Hello, everyone! Whilst organizing my makeup the other night, I had come to conclude that I do own quite a bit of body lotions from Bath and Body Works. To be honest, I don’t see the point in getting shower gels and soaps from BBW because you can just get soap that smells just as […]Read more "Bath & Body Works Collection – Body Lotions"
Good evening everyone! (taps fingers together). A few days ago I was tagged by the lovely Rebecca from Beckinablog, to do the Makeup Story Tag. I haven’t completed a tag recently, and seeing that I’ve been wearing makeup for a few years now, why not join in on this tag? Rebecca has an amazing blog […]Read more "My Makeup Story Tag – aspenofmars"
Fall nail polishes are my favorite kind of nail polishes. Hmmm…………….. A little while ago, one of my favorite nail polish companies, Julep, had reached out to me to create an outfit surrounding one of their new fall nail polishes. Because Julep is a constant in my nail polish collection, I took up this offer […]Read more "Favorite Fall Nail Polish + Outfit Idea (feat. Julep) – aspenofmars"
Hi everyone! I’m Aspen, and today I am excited to show you what I would wear, do, and eat on a night abroad in Venice, Italy! A few weeks ago, a translation software company, Smartling, had challenged me to form a suitable outfit for an evening abroad in the foreign city of my choice, as well […]Read more "One Night Abroad – Venice"
I don’t know how it happened, but September has come to a close. With the beginning of every month, a new flood of “monthly favorite” posts arise. Initially, the focus of my blog was on beauty, although my website is now centered on fashion, travel, and music. I haven’t tried many new beauty products this […]Read more "September 2014 Favorites – Beauty, Fashion, and Food! – aspenofmars"
I’ve been using the word autumnal quite a bit lately…. Hmmmm. Forever 21 is like tumblr; an endless pit where everything’s affordable. My inspiration for this purchase was the weather, because it has been raining a solid 15 hours per day at the moment. I needed new sweaters because I’ve grown out of mine, and it’s […]Read more "Autumnal Clothing Haul – Forever 21!"