Cheeky Cards + Flirty Lip Balm = Fun Gift!

Cheeky Cards + Flirty Lip Balm = Fun Gift!

Ever since I met my husband, we’ve been on a mission to give each other cute (ok, sometimes really cheesy) handmade gifts on special occasions. In the early days of our courtship, things got pretty elaborate – he’s made me a book about how we met on...
How I Started Selling to Shops

How I Started Selling to Shops

Back in April of 2015, about a month after I launched Eclair Lips, I was setting some goals. Seems simple, right? Only since that time, I have learned two very important things: 1. I used to really suck at setting goals. 2. It’s quite the process to get better...
Lip Balm Label Limbo

Lip Balm Label Limbo

Back at the beginning of August, this happened to me: What you see here is the polished version of the crisis that this photo represents: my printer decided it hated me. And not just in the annoying paper-jam-from-hell kind of way. Oh no – it decided that it had...
Jack of All Trades, But Photographer No More

Jack of All Trades, But Photographer No More

When I graduated from college, I was beyond excited to get a job in my field – I was going to work for a cosmetic distribution company AND I was going to be in the marketing department! I was thrilled, terrified, nauseous, you know – the usual. I thought I...
Farewell Facebook

Farewell Facebook

So it’s been a little quiet over on my Facebook page lately. Don’t worry – I won’t be mad if my absence went unnoticed, and I’ll certainly understand if you’re buried under all sorts of other updates, and in fact, it’s kind of...
The Pencil Box

The Pencil Box

Have you ever read the book Eat, Pray, Love? I have. You’re probably not surprised, and you’ve probably read it too. It was given to me as a gift by my dear friend and boss back in 2008, and she told me that I should read it because the main character was going...
How being crappy changed my life. For the better.

How being crappy changed my life. For the better.

Have you ever been on a job interview where they asked you what your biggest flaw is? I remember reading how people might ask that question and I thought for sure it was a joke.  I mean, who has the balls to ask a total stranger what the worst thing about them is? But...