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

Milani Baked Blush Spring 2014

One of my favorite blushes is Milani’s Baked Blush in Rose D’Oro, a copper with gold flecks. It’s like it was made for me! Milani’s website describes the Baked Blushes as “a melange infusion of colors based on Italian terra-cotta … Continue reading

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup, 31 March 2014

Hi Ladies, Hope your weekend is going well. I got to go to the TD North Garden, aka Boston Garden, to watch the Celtics lose to the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night. We had a fun time in spite of … 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

Gifts with Purchase: Lancome and Lauder/Lilly Spring 2014

It’s been a while since I did a “gift with purchase” alert. Lancôme has a promotion at Nordstrom, and Estee Lauder is continuing its successful promotion with Lilly Pulitzer that was launched last year, now at Bloomingdale’s. Lancôme Lancôme has … Continue reading

Deborah Lippman HSN Holiday Nail Lacquer Set

Don’t stay up too late watching HSN! It’s dangerous. All of a sudden, everything looks so appealing. Last December, I heard the siren song of Deborah Lippmann, manicurist to the stars, hawking a limited edition holiday set of “deluxe” size … Continue reading

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup: 17 March 2014

Hey gals, Hope you’re having a good weekend so far. I’m a little disappointed that the weather is still so gloomy. I was about to head out for a jog, but it looks like rain. So down to the basement … Continue reading

Freebies for Me: NYX, Rimmel and NYC

I lucked out makeup-wise this week. I got some free makeup that I didn’t expect. How nice is that?!                                    NYX Ulta is changing … Continue reading

My New Fave Shade: Danni from Zoya Professional Nail Lacquer

There are so many gorgeous nail polishes these days, it’s hard to keep a favorite for long. But right now, mine is Danni from Zoya. I picked it up during their 3 for $12 special back in January, but I … Continue reading

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup, March 10 2014

Hey girls, It’s Sunday, and here are last week’s beauty posts from the Beauty Blog Coalition. My post is in the middle of the pack, and it’s an announcement about Ulta’s Spring 2014 21 Days of Beauty that begins TODAY! … Continue reading

The Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup: 10 March 2014

Hey ladies, Hope you had a good week! We got more snow this week, but maybe it’ll start to melt today. As they say, hope “springs” eternal The Midnight Velvet giveaway of a $50 Gift Certificate that’s happening on my … Continue reading