Scala Collezione Medium Brim Cotton Sun Hat UPF 50

Scala Collezione Medium Brim Cotton Sun Hat UPF 50

I love hats. And they are just as important in summer as they are in winter. My color-treated red hair fades dramatically during the summer, so wearing a hat when I’m outdoors helps. Keeping the sun off my face is … Continue reading

Friday Find: Dermal Royal Jelly Collagen Essence Mask

Friday Find: Dermal Royal Jelly Collagen Essence Mask

Do you have an H-Mart near you? There are at least 40 of them now throughout the U.S., and there are several in Canada, too. H-Mart is an American supermarket chain operated by the Hanahreum Group that specializes in Asian foods … Continue reading

FOTD: Lorac Unzipped Gold Shadow & Colorful Essence Teal Eyeliner

FOTD: Lorac Unzipped Gold Shadow & Colorful Essence Teal Eyeliner

Last week, I went out to dinner with my friend, Kim, to celebrate her birthday. Since it was a happy and festive event – even though it was just the two of us on a Tuesday night, I decided to … Continue reading

My Winter Beauty Musts

My Winter Beauty Musts

Yesterday in Massachusetts, we got a reprieve. After a Saturday night snowfall, Sunday saw temperatures rise to 55 degrees, a virtual heatwave at this time of year. Today, the sun is out, thank goodness, but the wind is blowing like … Continue reading

Evian Facial Spray: A Touch of France for Your Skin

Evian Facial Spray: A Touch of France for Your Skin

Years ago, one of my college friends who was a real Francophile told me all about espadrilles, a snack cheese called La Vache Qui Rit (that we now know as The Laughing Cow), wine from Bordeaux, and Evian Mineral Water … Continue reading

Groupon for Beauty Product Deals: Jesse’s Girl, L.A. Girl, Michael Todd

Groupon for Beauty Product Deals: Jesse’s Girl, L.A. Girl, Michael Todd

Groupon and Living Social both send me all kinds of deals on massages, facials, botox, manicures, pedicures, laser treatments, hair cuts and color.  Lots of different beauty services. But lately I’ve been noticing more beauty products being sold at good … Continue reading

FOTD: Quick Everyday No-Makeup Makeup Look

FOTD: Quick Everyday No-Makeup Makeup Look

The no-makeup makeup look seems to be everywhere at the NYFW. I grew up during one of the first no-makeup times, so it’s very familiar to me. Though I can’t say it’s my favorite, it is one that I turn … Continue reading

My Guest Post on Skinny Coconut Oil on Tips for Natural Beauty Blog

Recently, I had the opportunity to write my first guest post on another beauty blog!! I got to try out and review a new product and write a guest post on Tips For Natural Beauty, a blog by Dima Al … Continue reading

FOTD: Red and My First Attempt at False Eyelashes

I’m laughing really hard right now. 😀 Can you hear me? I’m headed to the beach this afternoon because the weather is absolutely gorgeous for a change. But I’m going to the beach with a full face of makeup and false … 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

My Easy Valentine’s Nail Look

I admire all the girls who can do fancy manis. I can’t. I am manicure-challenged. I can do OK on my right hand, but forget my left. I’m a lefty and I can’t do anything much with my right hand. … Continue reading

Pilfered Beauty Tip: An Easy Way to Apply Liquid Eyeliner

OK, I have to come clean. I didn’t come up with this idea myself. Not at all. Yesterday, I visited a bunch of beauty blogs, and I read a post about an easier way to apply liquid eyeliner from Gio, … Continue reading

Milani Anti-Feathering Transparent Lipliner

My friend Miriam told me I should review Dior’s universal lipliner. I loved the idea of not having to have a million matching lipliner pencils like I have now. So I went to Sephora to check it out, and I … Continue reading

NYC HD Color Eye Shadow Trio: Long Beach Sands

Recently, I received my first VoxBox from #Influenster — the Holly Jolly VoxBox — a box full of edible and non-edible goodies.                           There were two makeup items … Continue reading