Here’s To A New Start

A lot has happened in 2016… I bought my first house and dealt with crazy home-owner situations. Recently, a bird broke into my house through vents, and I chased it around, trying to get it outside. This bird flew everywhere in the house! (You should¬†follow me on snapchat so you can laugh during these situations with me). My sister came back from her year in Japan and I’m so happy to have her back –…
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Queen City Holiday

I am spending the last few days leading up to the New Year in Charlotte. While it is no New York City or Los Angeles, Charlotte does have its unique qualities and beautiful places. Most importantly, my dearest friends and family members are here, so what else matters? We are throwing our annual New Year’s Eve party and we have almost everything planned out. All I need to do is sort out what to wear.…
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Get To Know Me

Hey there! Since I relaunched my blog, I haven’t taken the time to re-introduce myself to you all! My name is Genevieve and this is my creative space. I started Blue Augustine about three years ago, but back then, I was still in college and unsure about what I wanted to talk about in my blog. Something things never changed though; my love for Fashion, Beauty, Makeup, Travel and Photography have been constant. In order…
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Try New Things: Start With Free Samples

In 2017, my goal for the year is to really push myself to try new things. Several years ago, I tried a double cleanse for the first time and it has become a part of my every day routine – especially on days where I wear heavy makeup. These days, I find myself satisfied with my beauty routine, but I know there are other products I can try that might be¬†better for my skin. I…
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DIY Organic Brown Sugar + Coconut-Lime Lip Scrub

When you wear as much matte or liquid lipstick as I do, you will need a great lip scrub to kiss those chapped lips goodbye. You can easily make your own homemade lip scrubs that will cost you next to nothing. Plus, you can banish away those harsh chemicals and use natural products to exfoliate your lips while also moisturizing them! Who doesn’t love that? Warning: You may feel tempted to eat this yummy lip…
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