Tarte Amazonian Butter Lipstick, pink peony

I’m a sucker for pretty packaging and I fell in love with the look of the tube of Tarte’s flowered lip balm for Spring 2014. I saw the shade “pink peony” online, and it’s the pinky peach that I fall … Continue reading

Beauty Blog Coalition April 14 2014

Hey gals, I hope you’re having a lovely holiday weekend either getting together with family and friends or just relaxing. I’m off to my cousins’ house for a holiday lunch this afternoon. If you have a bit of spare time … Continue reading

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 14 April 2014

Hi Ladies, It’s Saturday and time for another installment of Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup of beauty blogposts. How was your week? What’s new with you? My birthday was on Wednesday, and I decided to hold a birthday giveaway on Never … Continue reading

Beauty Rocks April 2014 ipsy Glam Bag

This month, I received my Beauty Rocks Glam Bag from ipsy right on my birthday. It was like getting another present, especially since I didn’t get very many presents this year. (That’s OK, I got lots of gorgeous flowers instead!). … Continue reading

CoverGirl truBlend Liquid Makeup

A few weeks ago, there was a huge free-standing display in my little local CVS. It took up a lot of real estate in the small store so it really got my attention. The display even included testers, a novelty … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup from Beauty Blog Coalition 7 April 2014

Hi ladies, We finally had a real spring day yesterday in MA and hopefully today will be the same. I managed to spend several hours working in the yard. I even dug up five 12 year old, firmly entrenched lavender … Continue reading

Zoya Nail Polish, Tinsley: More Rose Gold for Spring

Rose gold has been hot for months. I started seeing it last summer, and it was everywhere this past autumn and winter. Thankfully, it’s still here for spring. Rose gold is my favorite metallic. As I’ve mentioned before, it looks … Continue reading

Tarte CC Matte Be Mattenificent Shadow Palette

I’ve been on a matte eye shadow kick for several months now with occasional lapses into shimmers. But mostly it’s been matte shadows for me ever since I saw how super-shimmery shadows call attention to my not so perfect eyelids. … Continue reading

Crabtree and Evelyn Avocado Olive and Basil Bath & Body Products

Gee, it’s about a month ago that I went on a business trip to Indianapolis. It was the first time I visited the downtown area, and the city was striking with lots of monumental architecture. There were a couple of … Continue reading

Studio Gear Hydrating CC Cream “Linen”

// A few months ago, I had a chance to try a sample of Studio Gear Hydrating CC Cream in “Natural”. The shade was just a little too dark for my fair skin, so I was excited when I was … Continue reading

Obsessive Compulsive Lip Tar Primary Pack

Sephora now has Obsessive Compulsive Lip Tar’s new Primary Pack, an All Star Mini Set, in 5 primary colors for those of you who like to mix your own – lip color, that is. Each set contains mini-tubes of white, … Continue reading

24 March 2014 Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup

Hi Ladies, Hope you had a nice Saturday! Jeff & I went to the California Modern Design exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem MA. It was a terrific show of modernist design that got its start in California … Continue reading

The Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 24 March 2014

Boy, did this week go by fast! It’s the weekend again already. We were supposed to have a big storm, and because of the threat of such bad weather, I postponed the focus groups I was supposed to conduct on … Continue reading