Fairy Princess Mani

I was inspired by a mani that I saw on Facebook to create my own version of what I’m calling my fairy princess mani.  Maybe it’s more appropriate for an 8 year old, but I don’t care. I love it, … Continue reading

NOTD: Blue Sparkles Mani Inspired by Shanghai Tang Memories

Several years ago, whenever I went to New York, I always visited one of my favorite stores, Shanghai Tang on Madison Avenue. Shanghai Tang is a high-end Chinese clothing, accessories and decor store started by Sir David Tang, that was billed as … Continue reading

Giveaway: Makeup Bag with Assorted Products & Samples

It’s been a couple of months since I’ve done a makeup giveaway. So to celebrate Independence Day in the U.S., I’m announcing A MOSTLY MAKEUP GIVEAWAY: a clear makeup bag stuffed with assorted fun makeup products and samples.          … Continue reading

Milani Bella Blue Collection

Milani has a new limited edition collection of gorgeous ocean-inspired makeup, Bella Blue, for Summer 2014. Like all Milani colors, the shades are knock-out amazing! The collection includes: 3 mascaras in different buildable shades of blue: Bella Blue, Mediterranean Blue, … 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

Mermaid Nail Polish Shades: Deborah Lippman & Pure Ice

With the continued cool, actually cold, weather in Massachusetts, I am longing for the beach! Will beach days ever arrive? I’m making up for it with mermaid nail polish. Pure Ice “Watch Me Go” Recently Influenster, a website that sends out themed … Continue reading

Zoya Nail Polish, Flora and Monet

In April, Zoya had a special promotion for Earth Day. The hook was to exchange your old non-Zoya polish for new Zoya polish. You had to purchase at least 6 bottles of Zoya, each 50% off. Once you received your … Continue reading

Zoya Nail Polish, Tinsley: More Rose Gold for Spring

Rose gold has been hot for months. I started seeing it last summer, and it was everywhere this past autumn and winter. Thankfully, it’s still here for spring. Rose gold is my favorite metallic. As I’ve mentioned before, it looks … 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

Deborah Lippman HSN Holiday Nail Lacquer Set

Don’t stay up too late watching HSN! It’s dangerous. All of a sudden, everything looks so appealing. Last December, I heard the siren song of Deborah Lippmann, manicurist to the stars, hawking a limited edition holiday set of “deluxe” size … 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

My New Fave Shade: Danni from Zoya Professional Nail Lacquer

There are so many gorgeous nail polishes these days, it’s hard to keep a favorite for long. But right now, mine is Danni from Zoya. I picked it up during their 3 for $12 special back in January, but I … 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

My Easy Valentine’s Nail Look

I admire all the girls who can do fancy manis. I can’t. I am manicure-challenged. I can do OK on my right hand, but forget my left. I’m a lefty and I can’t do anything much with my right hand. … Continue reading

Zoya Professional Nail Lacquer: Brigitte

Zoya, one of my favorite nail polish brands, had a great promo in January: buy 3 polishes and pay only $12 shipping/get the polish free. What a deal because their polishes are usually $9-10 each! I fell in love with … Continue reading

More Good News from Ulta: 20% off Coupon till February 1, 2014

Seems like only yesterday that Ulta had a Family and Friends promotion. (Yeah, it ended on January 18, lol!) And now they’re offering a new promotion. I just got the postcard in the mail yesterday. I guess January is a … Continue reading

Milani Ruby Jewels Nail Lacquer: Radiant Red Sparkle

New Year’s Eve is tomorrow night, yikes! Though the holidays are almost over for this year, I want to show you a gorgeous nail polish that you could certainly wear tomorrow night or for Valentine’s Day or anytime, if you’re … 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

GIVEAWAY: Milani Makeup & Lip-Shaped Makeup Cases!

The holidays are here, and what better time for a makeup giveaway from Milani!                                             I am so excited … Continue reading