Wait…you think Sarah moved to NYC and would get just some random street meat hot dog? Aw, that’s really cute. Adorable. Truly. As you can see from the photo above, Sarah went to a spot called Crif Dogs, located in what kinda looks like your drug dealers apartment from the outside. Obviously, we mean just your weed guy because actual drugs are just very passé at the moment.
Okay, so our personal Instas may tell a different story, but we are TRULY indoor gals. I mean summer is great for rompers and rosé, but like, have you seen our hair in humidity? So when a lovely heatwave hits the east coast, or just you know, global warming in general, we turn our AC up (screw polar bears amirite?) and Netflix accounts on.
There is just so much to watch on Netflix these days because nobody needs Hulu and you shouldn’t need suggestions for HBO, and hardly anyone has given Netflix suggestions that common folk can understand! Think pieces about the future of TV hurt our tiny women brains.
The 4th is coming up, and that means hot dogs, beer, and ill-fated injuries from fireworks (I told you it was a bad idea to shotgun then light things on fire Dave). You probably want a beauty look that isn’t just red lipstick that will end up more cracked than your hopes and dreams. Look, it’s hot out. You don’t want to be wearing your entire makeup bag on your face just for the sake of Instagram, or maybe you’re a masochist and you do, we don’t know your life. So, we came up with a brief makeup tutorial centered around an easy eye look that even YOU can do while semi-drunk.
…but also we never technically left either. We were both v busy living our most basic lives; we both graduated from college (university for our international readers, yes we have those), Sarah got a job and moved to NYC, which is a time-consuming effort, Libby traveled (read: expensively procrastinated finding a job) and doesn’t really have much of an excuse tbh. Being basic can be exhausting and takes some planning, which we have now learned from our brief hiatus (which we kinda knew was going to happen). Now we will be back and posting regularly on FRIDAYS!
You’ve heard of face masks, eye masks, and body masks. But what other parts of your body could you cover with a weird overpriced serum? We have an answer: lip masks! And here you were, thinking the only thing you could do to your lip is plump then with fillers a lá Kylie Jenner.
Happy Cinco de Drinko everyone! Clearly here at #basicisalifestyle we decided to celebrate with some #authentic Mexican food, Taco Bell. I mean, do we even really know what Cinco de Mayo is even about? Like was it Mexican independence? Corona opening their first distribution center? Probably a battle? Whatever it doesn’t really matter since we only like tacos, not the people who actually make them. Actually taking the time to know a whole other culture is just too much effort you know? Like, let me enjoy my Baja Blast in peace people.
Coconut Oil, you’ve read about it, used it, eaten it, and probably slathered it all over your body. It’s pretty freaking great if you ask us. What other product can you use as butter substitute AND put on your face? Probably a lot, but this is the only one that you should do both of those things with. Our only question is: why is it so hard to find in the grocery store?