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Be the Fiercest Princess in the Galaxy with the CoverGirl Star Wars Collection

Star Wars and I go way back.

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I got to know a character named Princess Leia pretty well at a little theme park you might have heard of.

Princess Leia Makeup

Disney’s Leia has a very basic makeup routine which may or may not involve Ben Nye brown eyeshadow, peach blush, and lip gloss in natural (but you didn’t hear that from me). These days, the modern Star Wars gal has many more beauty options… like the goodies in the new COVERGIRL Star Wars Collection.

As you can imagine, my close connection to the force upped my excitement when COVERGIRL announced this collab with the highly anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which releases in theaters Friday.

COVERGIRL Global Creative Design Director Pat McGrath (of “fiercest makeup artist in the world” fame) designed a series of stunning beauty looks inspired by the film, its iconic characters and key themes, using new limited-edition products from the collection. Read on to see her awesome work and what she used to get each look!



Droid features a luminous look that reflects the light side of the force. A swatch of golden eye shadow across lids and cheekbones sets the tone, with gold lipstick and gloss punctuating the lustrous palette. Droid is rocking a new metallic lip shade – COVERGIRL Star Wars Lipstick Colorlicious in Gold.



Jedi features gorgeous golds and glowy skin to capture the radiance of the light side. Copper shadow across the upper lid, gold shadow smudged across the lower lash line and contoured cheekbones evoke structure and strength. The fresh look is complete with COVERGIRL Star Wars Lipstick Colorlicious in Nude.



Mystic features an iridescent look inspired by the light side. Glowing greens and rich purples paired with rosy cheeks radiate the mystery of the Light Side. The exotic look is pulled together with a lustrous lip shade – COVERGIRL Star Wars Lipstick Colorlicious in Lilac.



Stormtrooper features a strong and graphic look to represent the power from the dark side. The eyes dominate with a black winged liner and white contrasts. Lips measure up in a deep, mysterious red. Stormtrooper’s edgy look is topped off with COVERGIRL Star Wars Lipstick Colorlicious in Dark Purple.

Dark Apprentice

Dark Apprentice

Dark Apprentice features a rich look to represent the intensity of the dark side. The sinister eye look commands with bold washes of red and black across the lid, paired with deliciously deep lips. Dark Apprentice’s look is completed by a new plum lip shade – COVERGIRL Star Wars Lipstick Colorlicious in Dark Plum.

Chrome Captain

Chrome Captain

Chrome Captain features a sleek look that captures the authoritative nature of the dark side. The contrast of flawless, impeccable skin paired with metallic shadow, strong liner, and bold, straight brows create a mesmerizing combination. Lips demand attention with a show-stopping swipe of COVERGIRL Star Wars Lipstick Colorlicious in Silver.

Resistance Pilot

Resistance Pilot

Resistance Pilot, as modeled by COVERGIRL Janelle Monae, embodies the confident and daring spirit of Star Wars. A blend of gold and blue eye shadow complimented by highlighted cheekbones, and a sheer, soft lip bring the allure of Star Wars to your everyday look.  Janelle is rocking COVERGIRL Star Wars Lipstick Colorlicious in Gold.

Would you rock one of these looks? May the force be with you! 😉


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Disney Holiday Gift Guide

Disney Christmas

The holiday season is upon us and I think we all have a Disney fan to shop for on our list! In some cases, we are that Disney fan on the list. To help make shopping season a little easier, I’ve curated my top picks to gift the Disney lover in your life! And if you are that person, I won’t judge you for it. Read on for my favs!

Classic Santa Mickey Tee

Santa Mickey Shirt

It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a classic Santa Mickey tee. This affordable and adorable cotton tee will put a smile on any Disney lover’s face, regardless of age or gender. Santa Mickey tees for all!

Dooney & Bourke Disney Princess Runway Wallet

Disney Princess Dooney Wallet

I have had a longtime love affair with the Dooney & Bourke Disney Collection. This Princess Runway Wallet is the cutest – high fashion mixed with the spirit of your fav characters. The best combo. Would work for a tween gift or for any female kid at heart!

Disney Mickey Mug Warmer

Mickey Mug Warmer

Never let your coffee run cold with this cute Mickey mug warmer! I’m going to file this one under things you didn’t know you need, but will be thrilled when you get it. Don’t you think it would just look darling on your girlfriend/sister’s desk at work? I do.

Star Wars “I Love You” Mug Set

Star Wars mug

Know a Star Wars lover? The new movie’s upcoming release will be gift enough I’m sure, but you should also pick up one of these mug sets and bring a smile to the scruffy looking nerf herder in your life.

Marc Jacobs x Disney iPhone Case

Marc Jacobs Disney iPhone Case

I’m basically addicted to Marc Jacobs. I love his fashion designs, I love his beauty line, I love his social media scandals. I think he’s amazing. And when I discovered the beauty that is his Alice and Wonderland themed collection, I was hooked again. This iPhone case featuring a print of the flowers of Wonderland is beautiful and a real conversation starter too.

Mickey Charger Kit

Mickey Mouse iPhone charger

I don’t know about you, but I’m always in need of a phone charger. There can never be too many because I feel like I always leave one somewhere. This set contains a heavy duty USB cord, a dock, wall charger and a car charger adapter.

Inside Out DVD

Inside Out DVD

Inside Out was legit the best movie I’ve seen all year. If you somehow missed it, please please please just trust me and pick up a copy. It will hit you in all the feels. It’s a great movie to watch with the family this holiday season, too!

Disney Mickey Marcasite Stud Earrings

Mickey earrings

How pretty are these Mickey marcasite studs? These highly reflective and super stylish earrings make a big Disney loving statement without looking cheesy at all. Perfect for young and old Disney fans alike. Love love love.

Snow White Computer Decal

Snow White Computer Decal

It’s no secret I’m a pretty big Snow White fan. I’m also obsessed with this decal that fits seamlessly on your Apple computer. Get it? Have a bite!

Disney Classic Mickey Waffle Maker

Mickey Waffle Maker

To me, Mickey waffles are one of the most iconic Disney foods, up there with turkey legs and Mickey ear ice cream bars. I can remember eating at Chef Mickey’s at WDW and piling my plate full of Mickey waffles when I was little. With this awesome waffle maker, you can bring the magic of Disney dining to your own kitchen! Get one early and whip up some Mickey waffles for the fam on Christmas morning. I promise it’ll be a big hit!

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Designers Debut Couture Minnie Ears for LOVE Magazine’s 5th Anniversary


I have three words for you: Designer Mouse Ears.

Fashion industry legends like Marc Jacobs, Dior, and Gucci all created their interpretations of the iconic headpiece in honor of LOVE Magazine and Mickey’s sweetheart (who is currently gracing the mag’s 5th anniversary cover). Obsessed. Here’s a peek at the ears:


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Louis VuittonLouis-Vuitton-by-Jake-and-Dinos-Chapman-for-LOVE-10-103636_XL

Louis Vuitton Loewe-for-LOVE-10-103551_XLLoewe




Gucci Gucci-for-LOVE-10-1-103230_XL

Gucci Dior-for-LOVE-10-1-103147_XLDior

If I had to choose, I’d go with the classic Louis Vuitton pair. Which one is your favorite?

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Disney Parks Debuts Beautifully Disney Cosmetics

Beautifully Disney logo

Disney princess fans and cosmetic junkies alike are rejoicing with Disney’s latest product news. Beautifully Disney, a new product line of character inspired cosmetics, launched exclusively at Disney Parks on Saturday.

Beautifully Disney’s premiere collection, Wickedly Beautiful, features soft and deep lacquer cremes, lip glosses and eye shadow shades, all shimmering with glitter and inspired by beloved Disney characters. This particular collection features modern interpretations of Snow White, Cinderella, Ariel, Aurora, Evil Queen, Lady Tremaine, Ursula, and Maleficent.

The range provides a broad expanse of classic colors as well as some fashion forward trend colors that are complementary to the spectrum of skin tones. Coordinating cosmetic bags and beauty tools round out the initial Beautifully Disney offerings to create a truly immersive beauty statement.

Beautifully Disney will be available for a limited time this spring at select retail locations including one of my favorite boutiques, Tren-D at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, and also at Disney Vault 28 at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. Here’s a peek at the line:

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