Mineral Lipstick & The Coolest Body Cream Ever from MojoSpa

Mineral Lipstick & The Coolest Body Cream Ever from MojoSpa

Recently I was given the opportunity to choose  a couple of products from Chicago-based MojoSpa. In addition to having a fun-to-shop website with over 350 products, MojoSpa is a family owned store located in the trendy Wicker Park area of Chicago. … Continue reading

Lorac Giveaway Winner & Quick Shoutout for Jordana Twist & Shine Rock ‘N Rouge Moisturizing Balm Stain

Lorac Giveaway Winner & Quick Shoutout for Jordana Twist & Shine Rock ‘N Rouge Moisturizing Balm Stain

I’ve just come back from our vacation in Arizona, but I’m not quite back in the swing of things yet. We had a great time, and I’d love to share a few more pix, especially of gorgeous Sedona. But I’d … Continue reading

Paul & Joe LE Silky Pressed Powder, Spring 2016

Paul & Joe LE Silky Pressed Powder, Spring 2016

About a year ago, I saw a collection of makeup from Paul & Joe on several blogs. Each item featured jungle animals, I believe – one of the cutest collections ever. The brand has been on my mind since.   … Continue reading

Ulta Platinum Rewards Coupon Haul

Ulta Platinum Rewards Coupon Haul

Both Ulta and Sephora have events this month for their upper level loyalty members. At Ulta, I’m Platinum and they offer 20% off everything! Even though I didn’t “need” anything, I went in to look. I ended up with some … Continue reading

Giveaway: Lorac Riesling Romance Eye Shadow Palette!

Giveaway: Lorac Riesling Romance Eye Shadow Palette!

I’m a big fan of Lorac eye shadow palettes. So my sole purchase during the Ulta 21 Days of Beauty was the Lorac Riesling Romance Eye Shadow Palette. This pretty and portable limited edition palette came out in late November 2015 … Continue reading

Big Lashes with PUR Fully Charged Mascara

Big Lashes with PUR Fully Charged Mascara

I have a number of favorite mascaras, and I usually prefer a smallish wand with plastic teeth. So when I received PUR Fully Charged Mascara, I was dubious.   PUR Fully Charged got its name because it uses magnetic technology to … Continue reading

My Perfect Blush: Youngblood Luminous Creme Blush, Tropical Glow

My Perfect Blush: Youngblood Luminous Creme Blush, Tropical Glow

I know you’ve heard it from me about a million times: cream blush is my favorite. For my dry skin, cream is the best. Also, I love that I can apply it with my fingers. I had been eyeing Youngblood … Continue reading

Friday Find: L’Oreal Infallible Gel Eyeliner

Friday Find: L’Oreal Infallible Gel Eyeliner

A few months ago, I reviewed Rimmel ScandalEyes Gel Eyeliner (here) that I picked up when I was in the mood to try a gel eyeliner. It was relatively easy to apply, but my wing disappeared not long after I … Continue reading

Flawless Skin with Mally Beauty Evercolor Poreless Face Defender

Flawless Skin with Mally Beauty Evercolor Poreless Face Defender

I wanted to make sure I got my review of the Mally Beauty Evercolor Poreless Face Defender up ASAP because it’s one of the featured products today, March 22, on Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty. Regularly priced at $40, for today only, … Continue reading

Wearin’ O’ The Green: FOTD for St. Patrick’s Day!

Wearin’ O’ The Green: FOTD for St. Patrick’s Day!

Today is St. Patrick’s Day, a holiday that’s pretty big in the Boston area because we have so many people of Irish heritage. I even have a few friends who are actually from Ireland (and they won’t be the ones … Continue reading

Friday Find: Peter Lamas Supreme Radiance Complexion Booster

Friday Find: Peter Lamas Supreme Radiance Complexion Booster

For today’s Friday Find, I wanted to share a new product that recently came my way. Peter Lamas Supreme Radiance Complexion Booster Just before Valentine’s Day, I received a surprise package and Vday card from the folks at Peter Lamas. Back … Continue reading

February 2016 Empties

February 2016 Empties

February didn’t have a ton of products that I emptied, but enough to report on them. This month was a mix of old favorites and new products. Let’s see what’s worth repurchasing.    Rituals Zensation Organic Rice Milk & Cherry … Continue reading

FOTD with e.l.f. Essential Smudge Pots

FOTD with e.l.f. Essential Smudge Pots

As I’ve mentioned a million times, I prefer cream everything for my dry skin. Recently, I read a post from Katie at From My Vanity comparing e.l.f. Smudge Pots to Maybelline Color Tattoos. I never heard of e.l.f.’s cream Smudge Pots, and … Continue reading

Taking My Lashes to New Lengths: IT Cosmetics Superhero Mascara

Taking My Lashes to New Lengths: IT Cosmetics Superhero Mascara

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about new IT Cosmetics Superhero Elastic Stretch Mascara. I tuned in to QVC about a month ago when I picked up the Your Most Beautiful Skin Collection that included the Cushion Foundation, Cream … Continue reading

Giveaway: Cindy Lou Manizer Luminizer from theBalm

Giveaway: Cindy Lou Manizer Luminizer from theBalm

I’ve wanted to try Cindy Lou Manizer Luminzer from theBalm for ages and ages. Finally, it was on sale on Hautelook for half off, so I took the plunge. I love the all of the fun, witty packaging from theBalm, … Continue reading