Milani New Moisture Matte Color Statement Lipsticks

Milani New Moisture Matte Color Statement Lipsticks

Oh, I am so excited about the new lipsticks that I just received from Milani! What an unexpected surprise! There’s nothing like new lipsticks to give me a lift  Milani Moisture Matte Color Statement Lipsticks One of the trends this … Continue reading

Pink with Silver Glitter Manicure: NOTD

Pink with Silver Glitter Manicure: NOTD

I love pink nude shades. I have about a million of them. But Milani’s Color Statement Nail Lacquer in Pink Beige is my favorite one. After wearing red or green or gold during December, I was ready for a palate cleanser, … Continue reading

Naturalico Vitamin C 20% Serum with Hyaluronic Acid

Naturalico Vitamin C 20% Serum with Hyaluronic Acid

What, another one, you say! Well, yes. I love serums, especially serums with vitamin C and hyaluronic acid. So I take advantage of almost every opportunity to try a new one. This time, I’ve been testing Naturalico Vitamin C 20% … Continue reading

Michael Todd Soniclear Antimicrobial Cleansing System

Michael Todd Soniclear Antimicrobial Cleansing System

I have been looking at the various cleansing tools for face and body for a couple of years now trying to decide whether to make the investment. My skin is sensitive and dry. I was concerned that a cleansing tool … Continue reading

Urban Decay Naked Basics Eyeshadow Palette

Urban Decay Naked Basics Eyeshadow Palette

About a year ago, I bought Urban Decay Naked Basics during a trip to Ulta. I put it away and pretty much forgot all about it. My head was turned by other “more exciting” palettes.   I’ve had a pretty … Continue reading

Queen of Softness: Charmin Ulta Soft Bath Tissue

Queen of Softness: Charmin Ulta Soft Bath Tissue

When I first moved into my house thirteen years ago, my Aunt Flo brought me a unique gift. Toilet tissue color-coordinated with each of my bathrooms! Blue for my master bath and peach to coordinate with my two other bathrooms. … Continue reading

MEG 21 Bright & Firm Eye Treatment

MEG 21 Bright & Firm Eye Treatment

IMHO, January is skincare month. The weather is cold and often dry and it does a number on my skin. In my blogpost last week, My Winter Beauty Musts, I mentioned a number the skincare products that I rely on to … Continue reading

DermOrganic Hand & Body Moisture Lotion

DermOrganic Hand & Body Moisture Lotion

I’ve been hearing a lot lately about DermOrganic, a line of better-for-you, argan extract based skincare and haircare products. The products are made with a high percentage of organic ingredients. When it comes to skincare where the product is absorbed into … Continue reading

Disappointments in Beauty List 2014

Disappointments in Beauty List 2014

Last week, I published my Best in Beauty 2014 list. I had a tough time limiting it to 18 products, and I tossed in two extras at the end. I discovered so many great beauty products this year, it was … Continue reading

December 2014 Ipsy Glam Bag

December 2014 Ipsy Glam Bag

Somehow with everything going on this December, my most recent ipsy bag, Fearless Heroine, got lost in my attention. So before we get too deep into January, here it is. The bag itself is definitely understated: a black, satiny dop … Continue reading

Evian Facial Spray: A Touch of France for Your Skin

Evian Facial Spray: A Touch of France for Your Skin

// Years ago, one of my college friends who was a real Francophile told me all about espadrilles, a snack cheese called La Vache Qui Rit (that we now know as The Laughing Cow), wine from Bordeaux, and Evian Mineral … Continue reading

New Year’s Nails: Sparkle, Glitter or Gleam?

New Year’s Nails: Sparkle, Glitter or Gleam?

Not sure what to put on my nails tonight for New Year’s Eve. I know I’d like something at least a little festive. Here are a couple of contenders from my December Zoya minis haul. I just love these little … Continue reading

Best Beauty Products of 2014

Best Beauty Products of 2014

Since I started Never Say Die Beauty, I have really tried a lot, and I mean a lot, of beauty products. Probably more just this year than in the entire rest of my life!     Because it’s the end of … Continue reading

InstaNatural Youth Express Eye Serum and Eye Gel

InstaNatural Youth Express Eye Serum and Eye Gel

// I love serums and I love the skincare products I tried from InstaNatural. I recently reviewed InstaNatural Age-Defying Skin Clearing Serum and Moroccan Rosewater here. So I jumped at the chance via Brandbacker, a brand/blogger association, to try a … Continue reading

My New Years Eve Look with the Mirabella Faerie Collection

My New Years Eve Look with the Mirabella Faerie Collection

Almost every year there are lots of holiday parties in my neighborhood: Progressive cocktail party, ladies’ Yankee Swap party, New Year’s Eve party, New Year’s Day open house. I look forward to them all. It’s a great chance to catch … Continue reading