Beauty Rocks April 2014 ipsy Glam Bag

This month, I received my Beauty Rocks Glam Bag from ipsy right on my birthday. It was like getting another present, especially since I didn’t get very many presents this year. (That’s OK, I got lots of gorgeous flowers instead!). … Continue reading

Crabtree and Evelyn Avocado Olive and Basil Bath & Body Products

Gee, it’s about a month ago that I went on a business trip to Indianapolis. It was the first time I visited the downtown area, and the city was striking with lots of monumental architecture. There were a couple of … Continue reading

Studio Gear Hydrating CC Cream “Linen”

// A few months ago, I had a chance to try a sample of Studio Gear Hydrating CC Cream in “Natural”. The shade was just a little too dark for my fair skin, so I was excited when I was … Continue reading

Gifts with Purchase: Lancome and Lauder/Lilly Spring 2014

It’s been a while since I did a “gift with purchase” alert. Lancôme has a promotion at Nordstrom, and Estee Lauder is continuing its successful promotion with Lilly Pulitzer that was launched last year, now at Bloomingdale’s. Lancôme Lancôme has … Continue reading

Radical Skincare Age-Defying Exfoliating Pads

Last year, I made a New Year’s Resolution to exfoliate more often. Well, so much for that one. I didn’t renew that resolution this year. My intentions were good, but it seemed to be too much to do at night … Continue reading

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup, 4 March 2014

Hi again, hope you enjoying a little respite from the cold! So nice here in New England not to have to wear the heaviest of winter coats for a change Hope you take a look at this past week’s posts … Continue reading

The Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup, 4 March 2014

Hey ladies, It’s the weekend again and time for the weekly roundup from The Beauty Blogazons! Never Say Die Beauty’s website had a tough week. The server and therefore the site was having problems for almost two whole days. I’ve … Continue reading

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup, week of 25 Feb 2014

Hi again, Since it’s still the weekend, here are a few more beauty posts, this time from Beauty Blog Coalition for your reading pleasure! This time, NSDB is in the middle of the pack, with a reprise of a review … Continue reading

IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC Cream SPF 50+

After reading so many raves from other beauty bloggers about IT Cosmetics CC Cream, I figured I had to try it. I went to Ulta and tried a sample on. At that time, late September I think, when I still … Continue reading

Hada Labo Tokyo Hydrating Facial Cleanser

I have really fallen for Japanese facial skincare. I’ve been using Hada Labo Tokyo Skin Plumping Gel Cream and the Anti-aging Hydrating Serum with Super Hyaluronic Acid for about three months now, and I love them both. Not too long … Continue reading

Michael Todd True Organics Anti-aging Face Lift: A Failure for Me

A few weeks ago, my favorite Australian beauty blogger reviewed a few skincare products by Michael Todd. I believe it was a cleanser and a face mask, and there might have been a third product. The comments on the blogpost … Continue reading

More Good News from Ulta: 20% off Coupon till February 1, 2014

Seems like only yesterday that Ulta had a Family and Friends promotion. (Yeah, it ended on January 18, lol!) And now they’re offering a new promotion. I just got the postcard in the mail yesterday. I guess January is a … Continue reading

My January ipsy Bag: Focus on the Face

I always seem to receive my monthly subscription beauty bag from ipsy later than other bloggers. So this month, I purposely didn’t look at any of the posts and reviews by others because, as usual, I wanted to be surprised. … Continue reading

Hada Labo Tokyo Skin Plumping Gel Cream

As some of you know, I’m a huge fan of gel moisturizers. I love the lightweight feel as well as the fact that they don’t clog my pores or create blackheads like traditional, creamy moisturizers can. A new one came … Continue reading

I’ll Pass On These: Skincare Products I’m Throwing Out

I am fairly easy to please when it comes to beauty products. In fact, I like way more products, especially skincare products, than I dislike. However, here are two skincare products that disappointed me…so much so that I don’t expect … Continue reading