LATHER with Lavender Soap Set and Mother’s Day Giveaway

LATHER with Lavender Soap Set and Mother’s Day Giveaway

I’ve mentioned a number of times that I am a fine soap lover. I can’t get enough. I love the way they look, the way they smell, the natural ingredients, and the special care with which they’re made. I use … Continue reading

Giveaway & Review: Reviva Labs Ultra-Potency Vitamin C+ Antioxidant Serum with EMBLICA

Giveaway & Review: Reviva Labs Ultra-Potency Vitamin C+ Antioxidant Serum with EMBLICA

Reviva Labs Skincare products are some of the best values of any skincare products you can buy. They’re the real deal. They’ve been around for more than 40 years and are a top notch research and development laboratory. Their products … Continue reading

Lorac Giveaway Winner & Quick Shoutout for Jordana Twist & Shine Rock ‘N Rouge Moisturizing Balm Stain

Lorac Giveaway Winner & Quick Shoutout for Jordana Twist & Shine Rock ‘N Rouge Moisturizing Balm Stain

I’ve just come back from our vacation in Arizona, but I’m not quite back in the swing of things yet. We had a great time, and I’d love to share a few more pix, especially of gorgeous Sedona. But I’d … Continue reading

Paul & Joe LE Silky Pressed Powder, Spring 2016

Paul & Joe LE Silky Pressed Powder, Spring 2016

About a year ago, I saw a collection of makeup from Paul & Joe on several blogs. Each item featured jungle animals, I believe – one of the cutest collections ever. The brand has been on my mind since.   … Continue reading

Giveaway: Lorac Riesling Romance Eye Shadow Palette!

Giveaway: Lorac Riesling Romance Eye Shadow Palette!

I’m a big fan of Lorac eye shadow palettes. So my sole purchase during the Ulta 21 Days of Beauty was the Lorac Riesling Romance Eye Shadow Palette. This pretty and portable limited edition palette came out in late November 2015 … Continue reading

Silky Soft Protected Hair with IT Haircare 12-in-One Amazing Leave-In Treatment

Silky Soft Protected Hair with IT Haircare 12-in-One Amazing Leave-In Treatment

I’m officially proclaiming 2016 the Year of Haircare Products! I have been discovering so many new and fabulous hair products this year, I’m blown away. The products that have been impressing me most are leave-in serums, the kind of product … Continue reading

Big Lashes with PUR Fully Charged Mascara

Big Lashes with PUR Fully Charged Mascara

I have a number of favorite mascaras, and I usually prefer a smallish wand with plastic teeth. So when I received PUR Fully Charged Mascara, I was dubious.   PUR Fully Charged got its name because it uses magnetic technology to … Continue reading

My Perfect Blush: Youngblood Luminous Creme Blush, Tropical Glow

My Perfect Blush: Youngblood Luminous Creme Blush, Tropical Glow

I know you’ve heard it from me about a million times: cream blush is my favorite. For my dry skin, cream is the best. Also, I love that I can apply it with my fingers. I had been eyeing Youngblood … Continue reading

Friday Find: L’Oreal Infallible Gel Eyeliner

Friday Find: L’Oreal Infallible Gel Eyeliner

A few months ago, I reviewed Rimmel ScandalEyes Gel Eyeliner (here) that I picked up when I was in the mood to try a gel eyeliner. It was relatively easy to apply, but my wing disappeared not long after I … Continue reading

Easier, Neater Manicures with Liquid Palisade Liquid Nail Tape

Easier, Neater Manicures with Liquid Palisade Liquid Nail Tape

I admit it. I am challenged when it comes to doing a neat manicure. I’m getting better, but I’m far from perfect. I’ve got a shaky hand especially when I have to use my right hand, my non-dominant hand. That’s … Continue reading

Time-Saving Cleanser for Sensitive Skin: Exuviance Gentle Cleansing Creme

Time-Saving Cleanser for Sensitive Skin: Exuviance Gentle Cleansing Creme

There’s a new trend in cleansers that I absolutely love: cleansers that are gentle and that remove makeup. One of my top tier skincare brands, Exuviance, has gotten on the bandwagon with new Exuviance Gentle Cleansing Creme. Yay! I received … Continue reading

Flawless Skin with Mally Beauty Evercolor Poreless Face Defender

Flawless Skin with Mally Beauty Evercolor Poreless Face Defender

I wanted to make sure I got my review of the Mally Beauty Evercolor Poreless Face Defender up ASAP because it’s one of the featured products today, March 22, on Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty. Regularly priced at $40, for today only, … Continue reading

MDSun Super Hydration B Serum: Instant Turnaround For My Skin

MDSun Super Hydration B Serum: Instant Turnaround For My Skin

About a month ago, I received a bottle of facial serum from MDSun, a cosmeceutical company started by Dr. George Sun, California plastic surgeon and medical-grade skincare specialist. I get a lot of skincare products to review, and many of … Continue reading

Zoya Paloma Nail Lacquer: A Raspberry Jelly

Zoya Paloma Nail Lacquer: A Raspberry Jelly

Zoya had an amazing promotion a few weeks ago that I took advantage of. I ordered four shades one of which was a jelly named Paloma. I had never tried a jelly polish before. Frankly, a couple of years ago, … Continue reading

The Battle of the Balms: Lip Balms for Seriously Dry Lips

The Battle of the Balms: Lip Balms for Seriously Dry Lips

Although winter is coming to an end, and this was a mild winter in Massachusetts, my lips are still dry as usual. Frankly, I think it’s menopause, not just the weather.  😥  So for me, hydrating my super dry lips … Continue reading

MEG 21 Clinical Skincare Moisturizing Cleanser and Toner on HSN

MEG 21 Clinical Skincare Moisturizing Cleanser and Toner on HSN

Last year, I wrote about MEG 21 Bright & Firm Eye Treatment from Dynamis Skincare, a clinical skincare company whose product line was developed as a result of research on diabetes. The research focused on a process called glycation that takes … Continue reading

Friday Find: Peter Lamas Supreme Radiance Complexion Booster

Friday Find: Peter Lamas Supreme Radiance Complexion Booster

For today’s Friday Find, I wanted to share a new product that recently came my way. Peter Lamas Supreme Radiance Complexion Booster Just before Valentine’s Day, I received a surprise package and Vday card from the folks at Peter Lamas. Back … Continue reading

February 2016 Empties

February 2016 Empties

February didn’t have a ton of products that I emptied, but enough to report on them. This month was a mix of old favorites and new products. Let’s see what’s worth repurchasing.    Rituals Zensation Organic Rice Milk & Cherry … Continue reading