A Trio of Tidbits: Mini-Reviews

Yikes, tomorrow’s Friday already! This time I’m going to do three mini-reviews. On Friday in the summer, everybody seems to already be in weekend mode. Sonia Kashuk 15th Anniversary 15 Piece Brush Set I managed to score the last set … Continue reading

My Secret Weapon: Skin Script Glycolic and Retinol Pads

Back in February, I got to spend almost a week in Phoenix on business. Because the weather was so iffy in the Boston area, I went out three days before my business actually started. How lucky to have 3 extra … Continue reading

July 2014 Sensationally Sunkissed ipsy Bag

My July ipsy bag arrived last Saturday. The theme this month is “Sensationally Sunkissed”. The makeup bag is hot pink, and it has pinked edges. Another blogger described it as looking like a “ravioli”. That really made me laugh, but I … Continue reading

Just Natural Hair and Skincare

I’ve been trying hard to incorporate more natural and organic products into my skincare and haircare routines over the past year. Since skincare and haircare ingredients are absorbed into the body, I am sometimes a little uneasy about some products … Continue reading

Tarte Picture Perfect Lash Curler

A few months ago, I bought the Tarte CC Matte Be Mattenificent Shadow Palette (reviewed here) on the Tarte website. As usual, I got a deal. I bought it at 20% off for signing up for their email list. In … Continue reading

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 19 July 2014

Happy Saturday all! Hope you’re having a good weekend so far. Here are this week’s blogposts from the Beauty Blogazons. The NSDB post is toward the end. In case you missed it earlier this week, it’s a review of the … Continue reading

Fairy Princess Mani

I was inspired by a mani that I saw on Facebook to create my own version of what I’m calling my fairy princess mani.  Maybe it’s more appropriate for an 8 year old, but I don’t care. I love it, … Continue reading

80 Acres Body Care of McEvoy Ranch

Last week, I was in San Francisco on a business trip for about 30 hours. Before work, I was able to get in a long walk to one of my favorite haunts, the Ferry Building. If you haven’t been there, … Continue reading

Weekly Roundups from Beauty Blog Coalition and Beauty Blogazons July 12 2014

Hey Ladies, I’ve been traveling all week to Atlanta and San Francisco. I think the project went well, meaning my clients learned what they needed to, and all my flights were on time. That said, I’m exhausted in spite of … Continue reading

NOTD: Blue Sparkles Mani Inspired by Shanghai Tang Memories

Several years ago, whenever I went to New York, I always visited one of my favorite stores, Shanghai Tang on Madison Avenue. Shanghai Tang is a high-end Chinese clothing, accessories and decor store started by Sir David Tang, that was billed as … Continue reading

Maybelline Color Tattoo Cream Eyeshadow: Vintage Plum, Deep Forest

I have no idea why it has taken me so long to write about the Maybelline Color Tattoo line of cream eyeshadows. As you may know, I’m a big fan of cream shadows. I know that not everyone is. I’ve … Continue reading

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup 6 July 2014

I’ll make this one snappy! Hope you’re enjoying your weekend, and if you have time to look at a few beauty blogs, check out this week’s roundup from Beauty Blog Coalition. My post is at the very end. If you … Continue reading

Saturday 5 July ’14 Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup

Well, Fourth of July was a washout, literally here along the Massachusetts coast. We got soaked, but fortunately not as bad as the southern part of the state and Nantucket who got the brunt of the storm with severe flooding and … Continue reading

Giveaway: Makeup Bag with Assorted Products & Samples

It’s been a couple of months since I’ve done a makeup giveaway. So to celebrate Independence Day in the U.S., I’m announcing A MOSTLY MAKEUP GIVEAWAY: a clear makeup bag stuffed with assorted fun makeup products and samples.          … Continue reading

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup 29 June 2014

Hey gals, Hope you’re enjoying a lovely weekend. It’s beach weather here, and I’m off to the beach again today. At 60 degrees, the ocean is still a little too cold for swimming. If you have a little time to … Continue reading

Milani Bella Blue Collection

Milani has a new limited edition collection of gorgeous ocean-inspired makeup, Bella Blue, for Summer 2014. Like all Milani colors, the shades are knock-out amazing! The collection includes: 3 mascaras in different buildable shades of blue: Bella Blue, Mediterranean Blue, … Continue reading