Beauty Rocks April 2014 ipsy Glam Bag

This month, I received my Beauty Rocks Glam Bag from ipsy right on my birthday. It was like getting another present, especially since I didn’t get very many presents this year. (That’s OK, I got lots of gorgeous flowers instead!). … Continue reading

CoverGirl truBlend Liquid Makeup

A few weeks ago, there was a huge free-standing display in my little local CVS. It took up a lot of real estate in the small store so it really got my attention. The display even included testers, a novelty … Continue reading

Tarte CC Matte Be Mattenificent Shadow Palette

I’ve been on a matte eye shadow kick for several months now with occasional lapses into shimmers. But mostly it’s been matte shadows for me ever since I saw how super-shimmery shadows call attention to my not so perfect eyelids. … Continue reading

Studio Gear Hydrating CC Cream “Linen”

// A few months ago, I had a chance to try a sample of Studio Gear Hydrating CC Cream in “Natural”. The shade was just a little too dark for my fair skin, so I was excited when I was … Continue reading

Obsessive Compulsive Lip Tar Primary Pack

Sephora now has Obsessive Compulsive Lip Tar’s new Primary Pack, an All Star Mini Set, in 5 primary colors for those of you who like to mix your own – lip color, that is. Each set contains mini-tubes of white, … Continue reading

24 March 2014 Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup

Hi Ladies, Hope you had a nice Saturday! Jeff & I went to the California Modern Design exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem MA. It was a terrific show of modernist design that got its start in California … Continue reading

The Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 24 March 2014

Boy, did this week go by fast! It’s the weekend again already. We were supposed to have a big storm, and because of the threat of such bad weather, I postponed the focus groups I was supposed to conduct on … Continue reading

Gifts with Purchase: Lancome and Lauder/Lilly Spring 2014

It’s been a while since I did a “gift with purchase” alert. Lancôme has a promotion at Nordstrom, and Estee Lauder is continuing its successful promotion with Lilly Pulitzer that was launched last year, now at Bloomingdale’s. Lancôme Lancôme has … 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

Freebies for Me: NYX, Rimmel and NYC

I lucked out makeup-wise this week. I got some free makeup that I didn’t expect. How nice is that?!                                    NYX Ulta is changing … Continue reading

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup, March 10 2014

Hey girls, It’s Sunday, and here are last week’s beauty posts from the Beauty Blog Coalition. My post is in the middle of the pack, and it’s an announcement about Ulta’s Spring 2014 21 Days of Beauty that begins TODAY! … Continue reading

The Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup: 10 March 2014

Hey ladies, Hope you had a good week! We got more snow this week, but maybe it’ll start to melt today. As they say, hope “springs” eternal The Midnight Velvet giveaway of a $50 Gift Certificate that’s happening on my … Continue reading

Winged Out Eyelashes from L’Oreal Voluminous Butterfly Mascara

I don’t wear L’Oreal makeup very often. I don’t know why I’m not so drawn to the brand these days. But the new Voluminous Butterfly Mascara has been on my radar screen, and I decided to use my 20% off … Continue reading

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup, 4 March 2014

Hi again, hope you enjoying a little respite from the cold! So nice here in New England not to have to wear the heaviest of winter coats for a change Hope you take a look at this past week’s posts … Continue reading

The Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup, 4 March 2014

Hey ladies, It’s the weekend again and time for the weekly roundup from The Beauty Blogazons! Never Say Die Beauty’s website had a tough week. The server and therefore the site was having problems for almost two whole days. I’ve … Continue reading

Napoleon Perdis Empress Lip Palette

Back in late November, I entered a giveaway on the Beautyholics Anonymous blog, and to my surprise I was one of the winners announced just before Christmas! And what was also such fun was that I had no idea what I … Continue reading