Lipstick Latitude

Featured, Features

Summer Goings-On

  You might have noticed I’ve gotten a little bit away from makeup posts the past couple months. Part of that’s due to my pared-down summer routine. As  Lindsay from Bourbon & Lipstick so aptly put it: it’s too hot, I don’t have the patience, I don’t care. And for real, it’s been something like 90 degrees and 60% humidity here lately so if I go outside with makeup on it just feels like my face will melt. Don’t worry though, the makeup posts  ...

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Eyes, Face, Featured, Lips, Reviews

Long Term Favorites: Five Years of Blogging

  Can you guys believe it’s been over FIVE YEARS since I started this blog? To be honest I’m a little surprised by that. I’ll be the first to admit it: I’m a hobby hopper. I love learning about new things, so it’s not unusual for me to have short-lived projects and then move onto something else. I feel like I’ve really found my passion with blogging though. Not only do I get to combine my loves of writing & photography, it also gives me an outlet  ...

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Bike Commuting, Featured

How To Choose The Perfect Commuter Bike

It’s officially summer now! Among other things, that means activity has picked up a lot in my online and local cycling groups. Aside from that, my job just started offering a commute club (aka, perks if you agree not to bring a car to work). Then Lexington finally got a bike share! So what I’m saying is, bike-riding is on my brain. I’m a very firm believer in the power of bike transportation to make your life way better. I know I had tons of questions when I first started  ...

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Beauty Lover's City Guides, Featured, Travel

A Beauty & Fragrance Lover’s Guide to New York City

  Hi everyone! It’s been a minute since the last time I put up a blog post (I swear I’m trying to be better about that) but we were in New York City last week with some friends and it was a little bit of a whirlwind. Joseph had a tattoo appointment to work on his sleeve, so while he was doing that I finally got the opportunity to run around town and work on a post I’ve been pondering on for a while. You’ll be 100% unsurprised to learn that every time I go to a  ...

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Featured, Features, Travel

How To Get Amazing Travel Photos With Your Smartphone

  It’s no secret to anyone who knows me that I love taking photos. As a kid I went through probably hundreds of disposable cameras and Polaroid packs, and I eventually abandoned engineering school for an art degree. The past few years I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to travel quite a bit, and I always go into my trips with the very best of photographic intentions. Unfortunately, it didn’t take much time to discover that I hate lugging around heavy cameras and  ...

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