The Least Frizzy Styling and Diffusing Routine

I know what you’re thinking: how many curly hair routines can one Noelle share when they all end up looking the same? Believe me, if…

Experimenting with the Aussie Mousse + Freeze Gel

Two weeks ago, I shared my new curly hair routine featuring products from the Not Your Mother’s Curl Talk line and I loved my results…

Testing Not Your Mother’s Curl Talk Cream and Gel

I’ve had the same handful of hair styling products on rotation for the past several months, so I wanted to switch up my routine after…

Blending Layers into My At Home Curly Haircut

I’ve become frustrated and exhausted with my hair over the past few months despite making noticeable strides in curl pattern and texture, leaving me questioning…

Battle of the CC Creams: IT Cosmetics Classic vs. Matte

I’ve been wearing the same makeup products every day (give or take a swapped out concealer or lipstick every once in a while) for the…

Double Dutch Half Braids on No Wash Day

I’m always trying to extend my style and avoid washing my curls as long as possible, so braids (here’s my favorite topsy tail ones that…

Should I Make the Big Hair Chop Soon?

Yes, I know I look like a pastel Pillsbury Dough Boy, but I don’t care! I love this hat! Now that I’ve prematurely gone on…

How NARS Dolce Vita Lip Gloss and Lipstick Differ

I don’t write many beauty posts anymore (long-term readers will remember I started This Is Noelle as a beauty blog!) because I’ve stuck with the…

A Quick Updo in Less Than Five Minutes

Last week, I shared some of my favorite hair accessories I wish I used more often (look how damn cute they are!), so I’ve been…