Rose Gold Spring Makeup, Nails and Accessories

Rose Gold Spring Makeup, Nails and Accessories

The ladies of The Beauty Collaborative got together and decided to put together all of our favorite looks for Spring 2015. I think it will be very interesting to see all the different spring makeup looks that everyone has come up … Continue reading

Chella Ivory Lace Highlighter Pencil

Chella Ivory Lace Highlighter Pencil

Are you familiar with Chella? I first discovered Chella in one of my ipsy bags. About a year ago, I got to try a beautiful indigo blue, easy-to-apply liquid eyeliner with a felt tip.        Since then, I learned that … Continue reading

YSL Mascara Volume Effets Faux Cils: Luxury Mascara

YSL Mascara Volume Effets Faux Cils: Luxury Mascara

I always drool over the makeup I see in stores and in reviews from Yves Saint Laurent Beauty. The packaging alone is enough to throw me into fits of longing. I love the silver or gold metal cases and the way … Continue reading

Another Little CVS Makeup Haul

Another Little CVS Makeup Haul

I like CVS because the stores are so darn convenient. There’s one on almost every corner, lol.  But their makeup prices are definitely higher than Walmart and even Target. To make up for it, they have ExtraBucks and Beauty Club … Continue reading

March Maybelline Haul

March Maybelline Haul

I had some CVS Extrabucks, and CVS had a couple of great 30% off coupons since the beginning of March. So I took advantage of the situation and purchased a couple of items I needed and a couple I wanted to try. Maybelline has … Continue reading

Holiskin Handmade Natural/Organic Skincare

Holiskin Handmade Natural/Organic Skincare

I enjoy making things by hand: jam, crocheted clothing and accessories, bread, jewelry, crafts. And I appreciate and love to use things that are handmade by others. That’s why I even have a category on my blog called Artisan Spotlight. … Continue reading

Clean Up with Simple Micellar Water and Eye Makeup Remover

Clean Up with Simple Micellar Water and Eye Makeup Remover

For about a year or so, I read about Micellar Water mostly from women who lived in Canada or Europe or Asia. Although Micellar Water was available in the U.S., it was harder and more expensive to come by. Not … Continue reading

Rodan + Fields Redefine Regimen and Acute Care

Rodan + Fields Redefine Regimen and Acute Care

I have been wanting to try Rodan + Fields Skincare for the longest time. Just in case you’re not familiar with it, Rodan + Fields line of skincare products was developed by Stanford-trained dermatologists, Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields. I am grateful … Continue reading

My Gloss48.com Lipgloss Haul

My Gloss48.com Lipgloss Haul

Nothing gives a girl a lift like new lipstick or lipgloss or lip color anything! Last Friday, I received 4 new lip glosses from Gloss48.com, two from a brand I know quite well LipTini, and two were new brands for … Continue reading

Jordana Color Tint Blush Sticks Spring 2015

Jordana Color Tint Blush Sticks Spring 2015

I’m really taken by all the new products and shades being introduced by Jordana for Spring 2015. The Modern Mattes (reviewed here) are definitely my favorite matte lipstick, and I also seem to be reaching for them more than any … Continue reading

Gabriel Organics Seaweed Hydrating Mask

Gabriel Organics Seaweed Hydrating Mask

I’m a fan of Gabriel Organics. Last year, I reviewed one of the lipsticks and the fabulous Zuzu Luxe Peepshow Palette that amped up my holiday looks! I love the fact that I can use their wonderful makeup products without any … Continue reading

NeoStrata Intensive Eye Therapy

NeoStrata Intensive Eye Therapy

About a week ago, I received a deluxe sample of NeoStrata Skin Active Intensive Eye Therapy.   Last summer, I tried NeoStrata’s Exuviance Illumination Set, part of the brightening/even tone line of products. I liked the moisturizer and vitamin C powder and was … Continue reading

Jordana Twist & Shine Moisturizing Balm Stain and Easy Liner for Lips

Jordana Twist & Shine Moisturizing Balm Stain and Easy Liner for Lips

I’m loving all the lip products I recently received from Jordana for Spring 2015. It’s an embarrassment of riches! Today, I’d like to show you the new additions to the Twist & Shine Moisturizing Lip Balm Stain and the Easyliner … Continue reading

Pura D’Or Hair Loss Prevention Shampoo & Conditioner and Argan Oil

Pura D’Or Hair Loss Prevention Shampoo & Conditioner and Argan Oil

Brandbacker, a blogger association, recently introduced me to Pura D’Or, a wonderful brand of organic haircare and skincare products, and I’m so glad they did.   Pura D’Or Hair Loss Prevention Organic Shampoo & Conditioner I have lots of thick, … Continue reading

Jordana Modern Matte Lipstick

Jordana Modern Matte Lipstick

Just when I thought I already found my new HG matte lipsticks, I received the new Modern Matte line of lipsticks from Jordana. I’ve become obsessed with them.   Here’s what Jordana has to say about their new matte lipsticks: … Continue reading

Zim’s Max-Freeze: My Answer to Too Much Shoveling!

Zim’s Max-Freeze: My Answer to Too Much Shoveling!

This winter in the Boston area is one for the record books. We have gotten an unprecedented amount of snow in a very short time, well over five feet. And we’re expecting more snow on Thursday and another blizzard during the … Continue reading