Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Supporting Research

Unfortunately, breast cancer hits close to home for so many of us. I have several friends who recently battled breast cancer and won, thankfully. Twenty years ago, my dad wasn’t so lucky. He was one of the 2% of men, … Continue reading

Bliss Fabulous Foaming Face Wash

This past year, two different market research consulting projects took me to San Francisco. San Francisco is one of my favorite cities. We were conducting our research in an office building south of Market Street, so I got to stay … Continue reading

Which Beauty Products Do You Stockpile?

Sometimes it’s because I don’t want to run out. And other times, it’s that I got a deal and decided to stock up on my favorite beauty products. i don’t do this for everything I try, but for products that I really … Continue reading

Makeup Temptations for Fall 2014

I live in one of the most beautiful parts of the United States during the autumn. Leaf peepers come here in droves to see our beautiful foliage. In the next state, New Hampshire, in the college town of Keene, there … 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

Ulta 21 Days of Beauty Sale Fall 2014

Finally, I received my Ulta 21 Days of Beauty sale catalogue yesterday afternoon. The day before the sale starts is kinda late! I took a drive over to Ulta on Saturday morning to ask for a catalogue, but they didn’t … Continue reading

“Up All Night” Limited Edition Makeup by One Direction

// When I was a preteen or young teen, I don’t remember if there were internationally-famous boy bands or not because, in my town, we had our own boy band, Teddy and the Pandas! We all loved them, and it was … Continue reading

LOTD: Orange, My Go-To Summer Shade

Orange is really hot this summer. As a redhead, I can definitely wear orange. And coral is one of my all-time favorite shades. Since we’re into the heart of summer now, and some bloggers are already showing looks for fall, … Continue reading

Weekly Roundups from Beauty Blog Coalition and Beauty Blogazons July 12 2014

Hey Ladies, I’ve been traveling all week to Atlanta and San Francisco. I think the project went well, meaning my clients learned what they needed to, and all my flights were on time. That said, I’m exhausted in spite of … Continue reading

Great Goodies from Kohl’s Beauty Department

A couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to receive an adorable polka dotted makeup bag filled with awesome beauty products from Kohl’s to help spread the word about their expanded Beauty Department. I had no idea that Kohl’s had … Continue reading

Bare Minerals Marvelous Moxie Lipstick & Giveaway Winner

First, let me congratulate Natalie C. B. on being selected by the Rafflecopter widget as winner of the Reviva Labs Peptides & More Anti-Wrinkle Cream Giveaway! Woo hoo! I have sent the winner an email and hope to hear back … Continue reading

Milani “What Do Your Lips Say About You” Contest & My Fave Lipsticks

Milani, one of my favorite makeup brands, has just launched a contest: “What Do Your Lips Say About You?”. The first round of the contest kicked off on May 6, but it goes till May 25 at 11:59PM, so there’s … Continue reading

Giveaway Winner and Never Say Die Fashion

First things first. The Giveaway for the em Cosmetics Tokyo Plums Shadow Play Palette has come to an end, and the winner is Pauline G.  Pauline, please email me by Friday night with your mailing address. If not, another name will … Continue reading

Holiday Goodies in My JollyVoxBox from Influenster

Since this is the season of opening boxes and receiving new things, I thought I’d tell you about the box of holiday and seasonal goodies from a variety of brands that I received from Influenster to test and review.   … Continue reading

What’s in My December 2013 Celebration ipsy Bag?

Mid-December has arrived and so has my December “Celebration” ipsy bag! I was away when it arrived and the temperature outside that day in MA was 3 degrees! I was afraid the makeup was going to freeze and break. My … Continue reading

Future Beauty: Avant-Garde Japanese Fashion Peabody Essex Museum

Two weeks ago, Jeff and I went to see the Maritime Impressionism show at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem MA. It was a terrific show of marine paintings and works on paper by Monet, Caillebotte, Sisley, Signac, and others, … Continue reading