Teadora Rainforest At Dawn Nourishing Body Polish

Teadora Rainforest At Dawn Nourishing Body Polish

About a month or so ago, I received Teadora Rainforest At Dawn Exfoliating Lip Butter to try out. (Reviewed here.) I adored this citrus-scented lip balm exfoliator. It tastes and smells so delicious, I could eat it. As I mentioned in … Continue reading

Deborah Lippmann 99 Luftballons Nail Polish, Gift at Sephora

Deborah Lippmann 99 Luftballons Nail Polish, Gift at Sephora

When I went to Sephora to use my holiday coupon, I thought I was going to redeem my 500 Sephora points for the 500 point gift. But my head was turned by the special “gift with purchase” mini-nail polish from … Continue reading

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

Valentia Even Glow Vitamin C Serum

Valentia Even Glow Vitamin C Serum

And another vitamin C serum joins the pantheon of wonderful serums! I had the opportunity to try Valentia Even Glow Serum with Vitamin C 20%. Even though I’ve tried about a million vitamin C serums over the past year or … 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

Natracare Cleansing Make-up Removal Wipes vs Forever 21 Cocoa Shea Butter Wipes

Natracare Cleansing Make-up Removal Wipes vs Forever 21 Cocoa Shea Butter Wipes

A couple of months ago I decided to try some inexpensive cleansing wipes from Forever 21 at the recommendation from a fellow blogger. The store didn’t have any of the lavender cleansing wipes she mentioned, so I went with the … 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

Kiss InstaWave Automatic Hair Curler

Kiss InstaWave Automatic Hair Curler

// // Kiss Products, the maker of fabulous faux nails and lashes, is branching out. Kiss has just launched a new automatic hair curler. It’s a step beyond a regular curling iron with very cool new technology!   For a change … 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

InstaNatural Age-Defying Skin Clearing Serum & Moroccan Rose Water

InstaNatural Age-Defying Skin Clearing Serum & Moroccan Rose Water

InstaNatural is a brand that was new to me. I had an opportunity to try out two of their facial skincare products through my participation in Tomoson.com. I received InstaNatural Age-Defying Skin Clearing Serum, and I also chose Moroccan Rose … 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

Gratiae Exfoliating Body Scrub: Pure Luxury

Gratiae Exfoliating Body Scrub: Pure Luxury

A few weeks ago, I received Gratiae Exfoliating Body Scrub to try out via my association with Tomoson.com. Upon opening the box, I realized that this product was something special. The body scrub was beautifully wrapped in cream-colored branded wrapping paper. … 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

NOTD: Starrily Galaxy & Deborah Lippmann It’s Raining Men

NOTD: Starrily Galaxy & Deborah Lippmann It’s Raining Men

I haven’t done a Nail of the Day post in a long time because my manis are so rudimentary compared to the talented nail bloggers I follow. But I reassessed: my role is not primarily to introduce you to new … 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

A Cleanser for Everyone: Ageless Derma Oil Free Purifying Facial Cleanser Gel

Ageless Derma is a brand of physician-grade skincare and makeup products developed using advances in biotechnology and natural ingredients. The business was started 10 years ago by Dr. Farid Mostamand in conjunction with his Focus Med Spa in California where the focus … Continue reading

City Cosmetics Eye Serum & Dark Spot Corrector

City Cosmetics Eye Serum & Dark Spot Corrector

During the summer, I got a chance to try out City Lips Lip Plumper (reviewed here), and it has become one of my favorite products of this year. I just finished up my first tube of clear, and started my … Continue reading