the Shira Rose

A NYC Body Positive Fashion Blog


6 Tips For Mastering A Bold Lipstick

I originally wrote this post for The Jewish Press here.

Some people are intimidated by the idea of wearing bold lipstick, but it’s actually a lot more wearable than you might think. Fall and winter are my favorite times to wear a bold or vampy lip color, but there’s definitely an art to executing it successfully. Let’s talk about the tips and tricks I’ve learned over the years to mastering a bold lipstick.

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What You Need at Sephora VIB Sale 2017

I know I cannot be the only one who waits all year for the Sephora VIB sale! It’s the best time to stock up on essentials and also a good time to maybe splurge a little and #treatyoself? Here are some of the items I think are definitely worth picking up and I’ll share what’s in my cart at the end of of the post as well! If you want any other recommendations in a category I may have missed, feel free to ask in the comments below. Let’s get started!

Eyeshadow palettes are my favorite item to buy hands down. For me, they’re my most fun makeup item and what I play around with most. I own the 4th one and the quality is incredible. I’m planning on buying #3. It’ll be my biggest splurge in a while but I have a Sephora gift card I’ve been saving for now and I think this might be the one item I treat myself to!huda beauty desert dusk eyeshadow palette (more…)

Skincare Essentials: When To Save Or Splurge

There is still a huge misconception out there that if you spend more money on moisturising skincare or anti aging skin care, you’re automatically getting a better product. That is just not accurate at all. I’ve seen beautifully packaged luxury skincare filled with irritating ingredients and they remain top sellers because often people just don’t know better. I thought I’d share some tips on where it’s best to save or splurge on skincare while still giving a variety of price ranges for each category. And if you’d like to know my personal skincare routine, let me know in the comments and I can make that another blog post! Here is my life changing skincare routine!skincare essentials

When it comes to cleansers, I’d say definitely (more…)

The Best Memorial Day Sales

Here is a roundup of the best Memorial Day sales! Let me know if you pick anything up! I’m debating picking up some makeup items but are we even surprised? Ha!

Let’s start with Nordstrom! They’re having their half yearly sale with up to 40% off and (more…)

7 Gym Bag Essentials: What’s in My Gym Bag

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and LIFEWTR. All opinions are mine alone. #ThirstInspiration #CollectiveBias


I’m so excited to be teaming up with LIFEWTR today, which is available at 7-Eleven. LIFEWTR is purified and pH balanced water, that contains electrolytes for taste. I find it so cool that every few months they work with different artists to create unique designs which are featured on LIFEWTR bottles.

I’m a huge fan of the current designs and can’t wait to see which artists they team up with next! We all know that I like to live my life colorfully, and LIFEWTR certainly makes it easier. After drinking LIFEWTR at my running class last week, I was inspired to share with you all my seven gym bag essentials, and what’s in my gym bag at all times!

Here are my gym bag must haves: