June 2015 Beauty Product Empties

June 2015 Beauty Product Empties

Thank goodness, June was a big month for me for using up beauty products, especially ones that I’ve had for a while. I look forward to recycling all these bottles and jars!     So here’s the scoop on what … Continue reading

Sneak Peak: Exuviance Bionic Oxygen Facial

A few weeks ago, I got an unexpected, great surprise. Exuviance, one of my favorite skincare brands, sent me a hot-off-the-press, straight from the laboratory (for real, no kidding) new facial mask that hasn’t even been released yet! It arrived … Continue reading

Giveaway: StriVectin Repair & Protect Moisturizer SPF 30

Giveaway: StriVectin Repair & Protect Moisturizer SPF 30

Summer is finally here, though it’s still cool in MA. Regardless, I’m spending a lot more time outdoors gardening, jogging, riding my bike, playing tennis, or just walking around. It’s imperative to wear sunscreen! In fact, I just read that … Continue reading

Exuviance Intensive Eye Treatment Pads

Exuviance Intensive Eye Treatment Pads

Oh, I’m finding all kinds of new skincare products to try out! I received a box of Exuviance Intensive Eye Treatment Pads via Brandbacker, the bloggers’ association, in exchange for an honest review. The box contains 12 packets containing two … Continue reading

Target Beauty Box Summer 2015 & Giveaway Winner

Target Beauty Box Summer 2015 & Giveaway Winner

First, congratulations to Leigh, the winner of the Coui Skincare UV Facial Sunscreen! I believe that Leigh lives in Florida so she’ll get a lot of use out of the sunscreen. Thank you all who entered and don’t give up. … Continue reading

ipsy Swim Into Beauty Glam Bag June 2015

ipsy Swim Into Beauty Glam Bag  June 2015

I’ve begun measuring time in ipsy bags. And now another month has gone by, and we’re up to the June 2015 ipsy bag: Swim Into Beauty. It is a dreary day today, and I had some time on my hands … Continue reading

My New Skincare Regimen with Paula’s Choice

My New Skincare Regimen with Paula’s Choice

Are you familiar with Paula’s Choice? I first became familiar with Paula’s Choice through Paula Begoun’s (the Paula in Paula’s Choice) Beautypedia. Have you checked out the Paula’s Choice website? You can find answers to almost any skincare or beauty … Continue reading

Friday Find: H2O Plus Hand and Nail Care

Friday Find: H2O Plus Hand and Nail Care

Some time ago, my friend Sybille gave me a bag filled with beauty products and samples that she didn’t want. They definitely found a home with me. The big prize was DiorSkin Nude BB Creme, but there were plenty of … Continue reading

May 2015 Empties

May 2015 Empties

     More skincare empties this month, of course! I wear makeup just about every day so why don’t I use it up, lol! Clearly I have too much of it  Here’s what I used up and whether it worth … Continue reading

Coui Skincare Nourishing Cleansing Oil, Ocean Toner & UV Facial Sunscreen & Giveaway!

Coui Skincare Nourishing Cleansing Oil, Ocean Toner & UV Facial Sunscreen & Giveaway!

First things first: Hannah C. was the winner of the butterLONDON Shout Out Loud Makeup Collection giveaway! Congratulations, Hannah! I’ve emailed her and hope to hear back from her soon. So thank you to all who participated and today, I’m … Continue reading

Friday Find: Dermal Royal Jelly Collagen Essence Mask

Friday Find: Dermal Royal Jelly Collagen Essence Mask

Do you have an H-Mart near you? There are at least 40 of them now throughout the U.S., and there are several in Canada, too. H-Mart is an American supermarket chain operated by the Hanahreum Group that specializes in Asian foods … Continue reading

NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash

NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash

A few weeks ago, I received NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash via the blogger-brand association Brandbacker to try out in exchange for an honest review. I’ve reviewed a number of facial skincare products from NeoStrata and Exuviance, two brands from the … Continue reading

MyChelle Natural Sun Protection Products

MyChelle Natural Sun Protection Products

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month, and I wanted to get my review of three of MyChelle Dermaceutricals’ sunscreen options in before June. I went from being in the house almost full-time this winter to working in my yard and … Continue reading

Jetsetter ipsy Bag May 2015

Jetsetter ipsy Bag May 2015

It was the post office’s fault that my May 2015 ipsy bag got delivered first to a city 30 miles from where I live, next to my local post office (2 miles from my house) where it was sorted, then sent … Continue reading

BeautyKind, A New Way to Shop, and What I Got

BeautyKind, A New Way to Shop, and What I Got

BeautyKind, a new online beauty products retailer, recently launched. What makes them different is they give back 5% to either one of the charities that they support or to the charity of your choice. So you can shop for your … Continue reading

Friday Finds: Nourish Organic Body Lotion

Friday Finds: Nourish Organic Body Lotion

Going through one of my bags of beauty products that I’m waiting to use, I found a tube of Nourish Organic Body Lotion that I bought a few months ago in the clearance section of Ulta. I have tried several … Continue reading

April 2015 Empties

April 2015 Empties

Before we get too deep into May, I’ll do a quick share of my April empties, the products I used up last month.     Again, mostly skincare. One of these days, I’ll finish up some makeup. I know I will! … Continue reading

L’Occibox Spring 2015 from L’Occitane

L’Occibox Spring 2015 from L’Occitane

On Friday, I finally succumbed. I drove out to the mall and stopped in at L’Occitane to pick up the Spring 2015 L’Occibox. It’s been a while since I purchased anything from L’Occitane, and the $20 L’Occibox in the pretty cherry blossom … Continue reading