Since I took Erik’s last name back in March, I’ve been going by Nadine Courtney in the “real” world, and Nadine Jolie Courtney as my pen name. Despite having my new last name on my outgoing email signature, on my business cards, and on my Twitter and Instagram accounts, people still insist on addressing, emailing, and signing me in as Nadine Jolie. Old habits die hard. I get it. But this year has been all about growing up and evolving, so I’m excited for the site–soon to be NadineJolieCourtney.com–to grow and evolve with me.
We have a royal pickle! Princess Charlene of Monaco announced yesterday that she and Prince Albert are expecting twins.
Here are a few of my September Beauty Favorites, including the Beauty Blender, bareSkin, a Klorane conditioner and L’Oreal Paris eyeliner.
And they are, predictably, gorgeous.
Christian Dior has released a new commercial for its J’Adore Dior fragrance, starring long-time face Charlize Theron. It’s equally mesmerizing and schlocky, full of perfume ad cliches: long legs strutting down an ornately-decorated hallway, heavily-makeuped eyes smoldering, breathy voiceover, melodic Euro-trance music. Watch it here.