Visibly Whiter Teeth with Luster 2 Minute White Dental Whitening Treatment

Visibly Whiter Teeth with Luster 2 Minute White Dental Whitening Treatment

I am tough customer when it comes to teeth whitening. I have extremely sensitive teeth, a small mouth and a terrible gag reflex. Last summer, I tried to use a teeth whitening kit that required me to make a custom-fitted … Continue reading

Beauty Product Empties: October – November 2015

Beauty Product Empties: October – November 2015

I didn’t get around to doing an empties post in October, so now I’m doing a double empties post for October and November. I took photos of all the empty bottles, jars and packets, and now I can’t find the … Continue reading

Natrol Biotin 5000 mcg, the Easy Way to Take Biotin

Natrol Biotin 5000 mcg, the Easy Way to Take Biotin

I’ve been taking biotin, an important B vitamin for hair and nail growth, for more than two years. It has made a huge difference in the health of my nails as well as in the rate of growth of both … Continue reading

MitoQ Power Antioxidant Rejuvenation Serum: Skincare Based on Science

MitoQ Power Antioxidant Rejuvenation Serum: Skincare Based on Science

As I’ve mentioned before, I am the serum queen! I adore serums. I believe that they provide extra oomph to my moisturizer. I love to try new ones. About a month ago, I received MitoQ Power Antioxidant Rejuvenation Serum to try … Continue reading

August 2015 Empties

August 2015 Empties

End of summer means empty sunscreen. And I know there’ll be more in September. But I’ve also got a few other empties or things that are old and have to be tossed.     Sunscreens The sunscreen empties are: MyChelle … Continue reading

Revitaderm 40 for Exfoliative Keratolysis on My Thumbs

Revitaderm 40 for Exfoliative Keratolysis on My Thumbs

I’ve previously written about the skin condition, exfoliative keratolysis, that I get every summer on my thumbs. EK is a strange skin condition that is not eczema or psoriasis. It is its own thing. It usually comes about in the … Continue reading

Brush On Block Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30

Brush On Block Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30

I’ve been trying all kinds of sunscreens. I am looking for that perfect combination of reliably blocking the sun’s UVA/UVB rays and being comfortable to wear. I usually prefer physical block sunscreen. Recently, I was sent a new kind of sunscreen … Continue reading

Carefree Acti-Fresh Liners Review & Beauty Blog Coalition 3 May 2015 Roundup

Carefree Acti-Fresh Liners Review & Beauty Blog Coalition 3 May 2015 Roundup

A couple of weeks ago, I was sent the Carefree VoxBox from Influenster. I received a free bag of Carefree Acti-Fresh Body Shape Regular pantiliners. Each one is individually wrapped, so this little bag of 20 liners is great to … Continue reading

Zim’s Max-Freeze: My Answer to Too Much Shoveling!

Zim’s Max-Freeze: My Answer to Too Much Shoveling!

This winter in the Boston area is one for the record books. We have gotten an unprecedented amount of snow in a very short time, well over five feet. And we’re expecting more snow on Thursday and another blizzard during the … 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

Natracare Cleansing Make-up Removal Wipes vs Forever 21 Cocoa Shea Butter Wipes

Natracare Cleansing Make-up Removal Wipes vs Forever 21 Cocoa Shea Butter Wipes

A couple of months ago I decided to try some inexpensive cleansing wipes from Forever 21 at the recommendation from a fellow blogger. The store didn’t have any of the lavender cleansing wipes she mentioned, so I went with the … Continue reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Supporting Research

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

Winner of the NeoCell Giveaway and NeoCell Hydra +HA Serum Review

Winner of the NeoCell Giveaway and NeoCell Hydra +HA Serum Review

NeoCell Biotin Bursts & Hyaluronic Acid Giveaway The giveaway results first! Woo hoo! Congratulations to Melissa C., the winner of the NeoCell giveaway in which the winner can choose either Biotin Bursts or Hyaluronic Acid Blueberry Liquid.  In her comment, … 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

NeoCell Giveaway Winners & “Fresh Picks” May 2014 ipsy Bag

First things first. Congratulations to Laura R. who won first prize in the NeoCell Collagen & Beauty Bursts giveaway. And woo hoo to Kim A. who was second prize winner, the Collagen Beauty Builder. I have sent emails to both winners. … Continue reading

Giveaway: NeoCell Collagen +HA and Beauty Bursts

A couple of months ago, I had an opportunity from NeoCell to try two of their products: NeoCell Fish Collagen +HA (hyaluronic acid) and NeoCell Beauty Bursts. I’ve been using topical hyaluronic acid for over a year now, and it has made … Continue reading

Aveeno Eczema Therapy Moisturizing Cream

Every summer, I get exfoliative keratolysis, peeling of the skin on my thumbs. Like clockwork, red, dry blisters appear on my thumbs. They get hard like callouses, split, and then the skin peels off. Fortunately, it’s not painful except when … Continue reading