This and That Before Memorial Weekend

I had another post I had planned to run today. But I noticed so many people seemed to be coming home from work early and leaving town today (Thursday) or getting ready to leave town tomorrow, that I changed my … Continue reading

Gabriel Cosmetics Eyeshadow Trio, Smokey Matte Grey

Gabriel Cosmetics Eyeshadow Trio, Smokey Matte Grey

This past Christmas season, I got a chance to try the Zuzu Luxe Holiday Palette from Gabriel Cosmetics (review and holiday look here). It’s such a great glam face and eye palette in a beautiful compact. I also like the … Continue reading

Jetsetter ipsy Bag May 2015

Jetsetter ipsy Bag May 2015

It was the post office’s fault that my May 2015 ipsy bag got delivered first to a city 30 miles from where I live, next to my local post office (2 miles from my house) where it was sorted, then sent … Continue reading

Color Club Nail Lacquer: 50 Shades of Love Hearts Topper

Color Club Nail Lacquer: 50 Shades of Love Hearts Topper

I’ve been collecting heart-shaped stuff for years and years. I’ve got quite a collection! I usually show you various pieces from my stash during Valentine’s season, but a serious heart-collector is acquiring hearts all year round. So when I saw … Continue reading

BeautyKind, A New Way to Shop, and What I Got

BeautyKind, A New Way to Shop, and What I Got

BeautyKind, a new online beauty products retailer, recently launched. What makes them different is they give back 5% to either one of the charities that they support or to the charity of your choice. So you can shop for your … Continue reading

Friday Finds: Nourish Organic Body Lotion

Friday Finds: Nourish Organic Body Lotion

Going through one of my bags of beauty products that I’m waiting to use, I found a tube of Nourish Organic Body Lotion that I bought a few months ago in the clearance section of Ulta. I have tried several … Continue reading

April 2015 Empties

April 2015 Empties

Before we get too deep into May, I’ll do a quick share of my April empties, the products I used up last month.     Again, mostly skincare. One of these days, I’ll finish up some makeup. I know I will! … Continue reading

Control Your Color with CoverFX Custom Cover Drops

Control Your Color with CoverFX Custom Cover Drops

Recently, there have been a bunch of innovations in foundation. One of the most recent is pigment/color droplets that you can add to other products to customize the color: to create a foundation-like skin cover from your skincare products to add … Continue reading

L’Occibox Spring 2015 from L’Occitane

L’Occibox Spring 2015 from L’Occitane

On Friday, I finally succumbed. I drove out to the mall and stopped in at L’Occitane to pick up the Spring 2015 L’Occibox. It’s been a while since I purchased anything from L’Occitane, and the $20 L’Occibox in the pretty cherry blossom … Continue reading

Lindi Skin Care for Compromised, Stressed or Very Dry Skin

Lindi Skin Care for Compromised, Stressed or Very Dry Skin

In 2003, Lindi Skin was launched to address the unique skincare needs of people undergoing cancer treatment. The founder and CEO and a cancer survivor herself, Lindy Snider, started the business and created the skincare line to help friends and … Continue reading

Friday Finds: Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Double Ended Eye Pencil

Friday Finds: Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Double Ended Eye Pencil

Now that the weather is getting much nicer, I’ve noticed that fewer women seem to have time for blog reading on Fridays. So rather than just skipping Friday, I’ll try a short(er) post theme, Friday Finds, where I highlight a product … Continue reading

FOTD: Everyday Spring Makeup Look

FOTD: Everyday Spring Makeup Look

Because of my darn cold that I had recently, I hadn’t put on any makeup all week, and I looked generally awful. 😥 But I finally felt a little better, and it’s sunny (though still chilly) outside. In spite of … Continue reading

Sephora & Ulta Birthday Gifts 2015

Sephora & Ulta Birthday Gifts 2015

Since it’s almost May, many of you probably already know about this year’s birthday gifts from Sephora and Ulta. But just in case, here’s what you can expect. Ulta I just picked up my gift at Ulta today. A mini-size Urban … Continue reading

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is next Sunday, May 10! If you’re a last minute shopper for your mom, mother-in-law, sister, aunt or any mom you want to honor, or a last minute hinter for gifts for yourself, here are some gift ideas in … 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

New CoverGirl The Super Sizer Mascara & Intensify Me Liquid Eyeliner

New CoverGirl The Super Sizer Mascara & Intensify Me Liquid Eyeliner

Last Saturday, I received two brand new eye makeup products from CoverGirl: The Super Sizer by Lashblast Mascara Intensify Me Liquid Eyeliner I started out with the mascara, and I am so excited about it that I had to let … Continue reading

Exuviance Triple Microdermabrasion Face Polish & Purifying Cleansing Gel

Exuviance Triple Microdermabrasion Face Polish & Purifying Cleansing Gel

A couple of weeks ago, I received two more products from Exuviance via Brandbacker, the bloggers and brands association: Exuviance Triple Microdermabrasion Face Polish Exuviance Purifying Cleansing Gel. Over the past year or so, I’ve tried a number of skincare … Continue reading

Jordana Cat Eye Liner

Jordana Cat Eye Liner

Jordana has really been busy this year with oodles of new product and shade introductions. And they are definitely going with the trend toward color. Recently, they sent me the new Cat Eye Liner liquid liner in 8 shades.   … Continue reading