Joseph Nogucci, Designer Bracelets for Mother’s Day or Any Day

Joseph Nogucci, Designer Bracelets for Mother’s Day or Any Day

I’m a jewelry fiend. I wear jewelry every day, and I like to mix it up. I was happy to discover a new designer of affordable jewelry, Joseph Nogucci. Joseph Nogucci makes a variety of fashion bracelets and necklaces made … Continue reading

InStyle ActivESSENCE Time Released Fragrance Mist: Perfect for Spring & Summer

InStyle ActivESSENCE Time Released Fragrance Mist: Perfect for Spring & Summer

After a warmer than usual winter, we’re having a colder than usual spring in Massachusetts. I was still wearing my parka till recently. But when we went to the southwest on vacation, I realized that spring had definitely sprung outside … Continue reading

Make Contouring Easier with Beauty Junkees Contour Brush Set

Make Contouring Easier with Beauty Junkees Contour Brush Set

Contouring and strobing have been the rage for the past couple of years. While I keep it natural looking, having good brushes makes the process easier. I had been eyeing the gorgeous brushes from Beauty Junkees for several months, and … Continue reading

Easier, Neater Manicures with Liquid Palisade Liquid Nail Tape

Easier, Neater Manicures with Liquid Palisade Liquid Nail Tape

I admit it. I am challenged when it comes to doing a neat manicure. I’m getting better, but I’m far from perfect. I’ve got a shaky hand especially when I have to use my right hand, my non-dominant hand. That’s … Continue reading

Goodies from Barielle Nail Care

Goodies from Barielle Nail Care

Barielle is a brand that I’ve been using for ages to help strengthen my nails. I was a big fan of their pink heavy nail strengthener that came in a pot. I think their tagline used to talk about their products being crafted from … Continue reading

MEG 21 Clinical Skincare Moisturizing Cleanser and Toner on HSN

MEG 21 Clinical Skincare Moisturizing Cleanser and Toner on HSN

Last year, I wrote about MEG 21 Bright & Firm Eye Treatment from Dynamis Skincare, a clinical skincare company whose product line was developed as a result of research on diabetes. The research focused on a process called glycation that takes … Continue reading

New StriVectin Hair Care for Color-Treated Hair

New StriVectin Hair Care for Color-Treated Hair

My bathroom looks like a hair salon these days. I’ve been trying out so many new haircare products and brands I’m almost overwhelmed. So when I received 4 new haircare products from StriVectin, I wasn’t even sure where I was … Continue reading

New L’Oreal Revitalift Volume Filler Skincare

New L’Oreal Revitalift Volume Filler Skincare

One of the good things about having a chubby, square face is that as I get older, my face doesn’t look as drawn as it could if it were another shape. Thank goodness. But that said, I am always trying … Continue reading

Unwash, The New Clean Haircare Duo

Unwash, The New Clean Haircare Duo

I recently received two very contemporary looking hair products to try out for review. They were from Unwash whose tagline is “The New Clean”. I don’t believe that I received any explanatory materials along with them. I looked at the bottles, … Continue reading

Zoya Janel Nail Polish: My Valentine’s Mani

Zoya Janel Nail Polish: My Valentine’s Mani

I know, Valentine’s Day is over, but I wanted to make sure you know about Janel, the gorgeous shade of red that Zoya launched as part of the Fall 2015 Collection. If you only buy one shade of red, I … Continue reading

Luxury Effective Skincare Treatment from Tatcha: Eye Serum & Overnight Memory Serum

Luxury Effective Skincare Treatment from Tatcha: Eye Serum & Overnight Memory Serum

My friend Mary Kay just returned from her first trip to Japan, to visit her son who is studying in Tokyo for the year. I spoke to her at length about the trip, and she was so moved by her … Continue reading

Mineral Fusion Nail Lacquers: 11 New Shades

Mineral Fusion Nail Lacquers: 11 New Shades

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about my experiences with Mineral Fusion’s fabulous, natural, affordable facial moisturizers, Intense Hydration and Skin-Balancing Moisturizers (review here). They were the first Mineral Fusion products I’ve tried. Who knew that they also make … Continue reading

Derma e Evenly Radiant Dark Circle Eye Creme & Giveaway Purifying Charcoal Mask

Derma e Evenly Radiant Dark Circle Eye Creme & Giveaway Purifying Charcoal Mask

A while ago, I was sent two products from derma e, a brand that I’ve been wanting to try for a long time. derma e makes high quality natural skincare products with effective ingredients at sensible prices. It is a … Continue reading

FOTD with IT Cosmetics Your Most Beautiful Skin Collection

FOTD with IT Cosmetics Your Most Beautiful Skin Collection

Don’t stay up too late watching TV and your fellow bloggers’ Facebook feeds, lol! It can be dangerous! That’s what I did a couple of weeks ago. It was a Friday night, Jeff was watching boxing (that I hate), and … Continue reading

Bellatorra Cellular Renewal Serum

Bellatorra Cellular Renewal Serum

Science, nature and luxury come together in all the Bellatorra Skincare products. In the summer, I wrote about how much I love Bellatorra Cellular Renewal Complex, their Advanced Facial Moisturizer. It’s the perfect anti-aging moisturizer for my dry skin during … Continue reading

Besame Cosmetics to Oomph Up My Valentine’s Day

Besame Cosmetics to Oomph Up My Valentine’s Day

When I was in college when everyone else was doing the natural look and wearing tie dye T-shirts, I was wearing vintage clothing and bright red 1940s style lipstick. I collected and carried vintage compacts with me, and loved to whip … Continue reading

FOTD with New Milani Cosmetics Spring 2016

FOTD with New Milani Cosmetics Spring 2016

Milani, my favorite drugstore brand, has just come out with a number of new products. Earlier this month, I posted here about the new Moisture Lock Lip Treatment. Now I have several other new Milani products to share with you. … Continue reading

Giveaway & Review: MyChelle Sweetness & Light Skin Refining Beauty Duo

Giveaway & Review: MyChelle Sweetness & Light Skin Refining Beauty Duo

First, congratulations to Lisa whose email address begins with “cc”, the winner of the Lady Vengeance eau de parfum purse spray giveaway! Woo hoo! And thank you to all who entered. If you didn’t win, I hope you’ll enter the … Continue reading