More Holiday Gift Picks: Not Just Beauty

More Holiday Gift Picks: Not Just Beauty

    Time is moving on, and Hanukah is a few days away and Christmas is in less than two weeks. Oh my. If you are still thinking about gifts to get, here are a few more suggestions to go … Continue reading

Gabriel Cosmetics Zuzu Luxe Peep Show Palette: Glam Holiday Look

Gabriel Cosmetics Zuzu Luxe Peep Show Palette: Glam Holiday Look

The holidays are definitely here, and earlier this week I attended my first holiday party with lots more on the calendar. And just in time, I was given the opportunity to try Gabriel Cosmetics Zuzu Luxe Peep Show Palette, a very holiday-oriented … Continue reading

Bite Beauty Mini Lip Crayons & Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 12/6/14

Bite Beauty Mini Lip Crayons & Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 12/6/14

Another week has rolled by, and I still have more holiday shopping to do. How ’bout you? I stopped by Sephora today because I got the holiday discount, and although I made VIB status a month ago, it wasn’t reflected … Continue reading

Paula Dorf Aztec City Eye Palette & Teal Mascara

Paula Dorf Aztec City Eye Palette & Teal Mascara

// I’ve been wanting to try Paula Dorf cosmetics for a while now. The brand is known for high quality cosmetics and innovative problem-solving products such as Transformer® (from eye shadow to liquid liner) and Perfect Illusion® for lips (ends feathering … Continue reading

Bite Beauty Holiday Lip Specials

Bite Beauty Holiday Lip Specials

Since we’re all thinking holiday gifts, I wanted to share two Bite Beauty lip products that I bought recently and have mentioned in at least one of my other posts: Best Bite Remix: Mini-Pencil Set Luminous Creme Lipstick Duos I was … Continue reading

Beauty Products I’m Thankful For

Beauty Products I’m Thankful For

It’s almost Thanksgiving, and I’ve joined together with some of the members of The Beauty Council to put together a list of the beauty products that we’re thankful for. So after you take a look at my list, check out … Continue reading

Revlon Photoready Eye Art: Ready for Holiday Parties!

Revlon Photoready Eye Art: Ready for Holiday Parties!

I’m a big fan of cream shadows, so when I saw a video review of Revlon Photoready Eye Art, I knew I “needed” it. There were about 5 or 6 different color options on the display, though the Revlon website … Continue reading

Ipsy November 2014 “Girl Meets Glitter”

Ipsy November 2014 “Girl Meets Glitter”

Gee, the months just fly by. It’s ipsy time again! I’m having a good streak. I like everything I received this month in my November “Girl Meets Glitter” glam bag.   The sparkly silver bag alone was enough for me, … Continue reading

Sephora VIB Haul and Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup November 15, 2014

Sephora VIB Haul and Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup November 15, 2014

So how was your week? I had a special event this week. My friend Sybille treated me and two of our friends to see a production of Les Miz at the North Shore Music Theater. I hadn’t seen the play in about 20 … Continue reading

Early Holiday Gift Picks

Early Holiday Gift Picks

Black Friday is just about two weeks away, and I know I’ve started to think about the holiday gift-giving season. Gifts for others and gifts for me. This year I’m on a strict budget, but I can still dream, right? … Continue reading

My Gloss48.com Haul

My Gloss48.com Haul

As if I need more enabling when it comes to shopping for beauty products! I recently fell for the beauty site, Gloss48.com. Gloss48 shares the best in indie beauty, gathering new, independent and cult brands. Although there are plenty of … Continue reading

L’Oreal Voluminous Butterfly Intenza Mascara: Perfection!

L’Oreal Voluminous Butterfly Intenza Mascara: Perfection!

I have been a big fan of the original L’Oreal Voluminous Butterfly Mascara, reviewed here. I loved the formula that both lengthened and volumized my lashes. It was that unwieldy wand that I couldn’t quite master. It is curved and … Continue reading

Marc Jacobs The Sky-Liner Petite Highliner Collection

Marc Jacobs The Sky-Liner Petite Highliner Collection

Marc Jacobs Cosmetics recently introduced a limited edition collection of mini versions of the Highliner Gel Crayons, sold exclusively at Sephora. I first heard about it a couple of weeks ago, but when I read about the collection and saw the … Continue reading

Ipsy “Beauty Candy” Bag October 2014

Ipsy “Beauty Candy” Bag October 2014

ipsy completely surprised me this month. Why? They delivered my ipsy bag early, like the earliest I’ve ever gotten it. They sent me a notification yesterday saying the bag had shipped. I didn’t even bother to look at the tracking … 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

My Experiences with Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes

My Experiences with Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes

Never have a tried a brand and product that engendered such controversy and passion! In a Facebook group of makeup artists and enthusiasts that I belong to, there have been so many posts and photos about Younique 3D Fiber Lashes, … Continue reading

Makeup Temptations for Fall 2014

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

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