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

L’Oreal Voluminous Butterfly Intenza Mascara: Perfection!

L’Oreal Voluminous Butterfly Intenza Mascara: Perfection!

I have been a big fan of the original L’Oreal Voluminous Butterfly Mascara, reviewed here. I loved the formula that both lengthened and volumized my lashes. It was that unwieldy wand that I couldn’t quite master. It is curved and … Continue reading

Foxbrim Hyaluronic Acid Serum

Foxbrim Hyaluronic Acid Serum

I love serums, and I never get tired of trying new ones. I use them at least twice a day. I practically drink the stuff  For the past month, I’ve been trying out a serum from a brand that was … Continue reading

Marc Jacobs The Sky-Liner Petite Highliner Collection

Marc Jacobs The Sky-Liner Petite Highliner Collection

Marc Jacobs Cosmetics recently introduced a limited edition collection of mini versions of the Highliner Gel Crayons, sold exclusively at Sephora. I first heard about it a couple of weeks ago, but when I read about the collection and saw the … Continue reading

For the Shiniest, Softest Hair: Darshana Natural Indian Oil

For the Shiniest, Softest Hair: Darshana Natural Indian Oil

My hair washing routine has been very spartan: shampoo and conditioner. Every now and then, a deep conditioner or hair mask. I was aware of the new oils on the market, and on occasion, I would use one on my … Continue reading

Ipsy “Beauty Candy” Bag October 2014

Ipsy “Beauty Candy” Bag October 2014

ipsy completely surprised me this month. Why? They delivered my ipsy bag early, like the earliest I’ve ever gotten it. They sent me a notification yesterday saying the bag had shipped. I didn’t even bother to look at the tracking … Continue reading

Kleem Organics Intensive Rejuvenating Vitamin C Serum

Kleem Organics Intensive Rejuvenating Vitamin C Serum

Remember a few weeks ago I crowned myself the queen of Vitamin C serums? Well, I’m adding another jewel to the crown with Kleem Organics Intensive Rejuvenating Vitamin C Serum.        There are a zillion vitamin C serums … Continue reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Supporting Research

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Supporting Research

Unfortunately, breast cancer hits close to home for so many of us. I have several friends who recently battled breast cancer and won, thankfully. Twenty years ago, my dad wasn’t so lucky. He was one of the 2% of men, … Continue reading

My Experiences with Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes

My Experiences with Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes

Never have a tried a brand and product that engendered such controversy and passion! In a Facebook group of makeup artists and enthusiasts that I belong to, there have been so many posts and photos about Younique 3D Fiber Lashes, … Continue reading