No-Makeup Makeup FOTD Featuring Urban Decay Eyes

No-Makeup Makeup FOTD Featuring Urban Decay Eyes

The No-Makeup Makeup Look was one of the key looks on the fashion runways for 2015. Gee, I’ve been doing that look since I was in college. Guess I was ahead of my time. And I’ve done No-Makeup makeup looks … Continue reading

New Shine Out Loud Collection from butterLONDON & Giveaway!

New Shine Out Loud Collection from butterLONDON & Giveaway!

butterLONDON is one of my very favorite nail polish brands. Their prestige nail lacquer goes on so smoothly that two coats is more than enough. butterLONDON nail lacquers don’t contain formaldehyde, toluene, DBP, phthalates, or parabens. They dry quickly to a beautiful … Continue reading

Beauty Blog Coalition Memorial Weekend 2015 Roundup

Beauty Blog Coalition Memorial Weekend 2015 Roundup

The Red Sox won! Even though we were sitting in the bleachers about as far away as we could possibly be and the overpriced food at the ballpark was terrible, it was still a fun time and I was thrilled … Continue reading

Saturday Memorial Weekend 2015 & Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup

Saturday Memorial Weekend 2015 & Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup

I spent all day Friday cooking and working in my gardens. I made pesto with some basil that I had on hand, then I made rye bread, and finally blueberry muffins since the supermarket had a sale on blueberries. For … Continue reading

This and That Before Memorial Weekend

This and That Before Memorial Weekend

I had another post I had planned to run today. But I noticed so many people seemed to be coming home from work early and leaving town today (Thursday) or getting ready to leave town tomorrow, that I changed my … Continue reading

Gabriel Cosmetics Eyeshadow Trio, Smokey Matte Grey

Gabriel Cosmetics Eyeshadow Trio, Smokey Matte Grey

This past Christmas season, I got a chance to try the Zuzu Luxe Holiday Palette from Gabriel Cosmetics (review and holiday look here). It’s such a great glam face and eye palette in a beautiful compact. I also like the … Continue reading

Jetsetter ipsy Bag May 2015

Jetsetter ipsy Bag May 2015

It was the post office’s fault that my May 2015 ipsy bag got delivered first to a city 30 miles from where I live, next to my local post office (2 miles from my house) where it was sorted, then sent … Continue reading

Color Club Nail Lacquer: 50 Shades of Love Hearts Topper

Color Club Nail Lacquer: 50 Shades of Love Hearts Topper

I’ve been collecting heart-shaped stuff for years and years. I’ve got quite a collection! I usually show you various pieces from my stash during Valentine’s season, but a serious heart-collector is acquiring hearts all year round. So when I saw … Continue reading

BeautyKind, A New Way to Shop, and What I Got

BeautyKind, A New Way to Shop, and What I Got

BeautyKind, a new online beauty products retailer, recently launched. What makes them different is they give back 5% to either one of the charities that they support or to the charity of your choice. So you can shop for your … Continue reading

Quickie Beauty Blogazon Roundup 16 May 2015

Quickie Beauty Blogazon Roundup 16 May 2015

Ladies, it’s a quick read today from Beauty Blogazons, just three of us, but take a look before you head out to enjoy the weekend! Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog: L’Occitane La Collection de Grasse Hand Cream Trio is the perfect … Continue reading

Friday Finds: Nourish Organic Body Lotion

Friday Finds: Nourish Organic Body Lotion

Going through one of my bags of beauty products that I’m waiting to use, I found a tube of Nourish Organic Body Lotion that I bought a few months ago in the clearance section of Ulta. I have tried several … Continue reading

April 2015 Empties

April 2015 Empties

Before we get too deep into May, I’ll do a quick share of my April empties, the products I used up last month.     Again, mostly skincare. One of these days, I’ll finish up some makeup. I know I will! … Continue reading

Control Your Color with CoverFX Custom Cover Drops

Control Your Color with CoverFX Custom Cover Drops

Recently, there have been a bunch of innovations in foundation. One of the most recent is pigment/color droplets that you can add to other products to customize the color: to create a foundation-like skin cover from your skincare products to add … Continue reading

L’Occibox Spring 2015 from L’Occitane

L’Occibox Spring 2015 from L’Occitane

On Friday, I finally succumbed. I drove out to the mall and stopped in at L’Occitane to pick up the Spring 2015 L’Occibox. It’s been a while since I purchased anything from L’Occitane, and the $20 L’Occibox in the pretty cherry blossom … Continue reading

Lindi Skin Care for Compromised, Stressed or Very Dry Skin

Lindi Skin Care for Compromised, Stressed or Very Dry Skin

In 2003, Lindi Skin was launched to address the unique skincare needs of people undergoing cancer treatment. The founder and CEO and a cancer survivor herself, Lindy Snider, started the business and created the skincare line to help friends and … Continue reading

Mother’s Day 2015 Beauty Blog Coalition Roundup

Mother’s Day 2015 Beauty Blog Coalition Roundup

Hope you’re enjoying a very happy day if you’re a mom or celebrating with your mom and maybe grandmother too! Here’s a short list of posts to check out from Beauty Blog Coalition after the festivities are over: Lola’s Secret … Continue reading

Beauty Blogazons 9 May 2015 Weekly Roundup

Beauty Blogazons 9 May 2015 Weekly Roundup

Hi ladies, I know it’s going to be a busy weekend. But take a peek at this week’s beauty blogposts from Beauty Blogazons. I missed all of the posts listed here so I intend to get caught up on these … Continue reading