Mineral Lipstick & The Coolest Body Cream Ever from MojoSpa

Mineral Lipstick & The Coolest Body Cream Ever from MojoSpa

Recently I was given the opportunity to choose  a couple of products from Chicago-based MojoSpa. In addition to having a fun-to-shop website with over 350 products, MojoSpa is a family owned store located in the trendy Wicker Park area of Chicago. … Continue reading

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

HydraFacial At Bella Sante Day Spa

HydraFacial At Bella Sante Day Spa

A couple of weeks ago, I was given the opportunity to have a HydraFacial at the beautiful and peaceful Bella Santé Day Spa on famed Newbury Street in Boston. Bella Santé Day Spa on Newbury First, let me tell you a … 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

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

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

New L’Oreal Revitalift Volume Filler Skincare

New L’Oreal Revitalift Volume Filler Skincare

One of the good things about having a chubby, square face is that as I get older, my face doesn’t look as drawn as it could if it were another shape. Thank goodness. But that said, I am always trying … Continue reading

NUDE Perfect Cleanse: A New Way to Cleanse

NUDE Perfect Cleanse: A New Way to Cleanse

I was so excited by a new cleanser I received for review, NUDE Perfect Cleanse, that I wanted to tell you about it right away. But I made myself use it for a couple of weeks to make sure I … Continue reading

StriVectin Multi-Action Restorative Cream: A Skincare Multi-tasker That Does It All

StriVectin Multi-Action Restorative Cream: A Skincare Multi-tasker That Does It All

StriVectin seems to be to be one of the busiest skincare companies ever. They are always in the lab researching new ingredients and new ways to help skin look and stay younger longer. They recently launched another breakthrough anti-aging cream … Continue reading

Year-Round Moisturizer and Sunscreen Protection: Exuviance Sheer Daily Protector SPF 50

Year-Round Moisturizer and Sunscreen Protection: Exuviance Sheer Daily Protector SPF 50

Several years ago, the light went on for me that I must wear sunscreen all year round. Most of the time, I use a moisturizer with SPF, but sometimes the whitish cast that moisturizer with sunscreen leaves as well as … Continue reading

Luxury Effective Skincare Treatment from Tatcha: Eye Serum & Overnight Memory Serum

Luxury Effective Skincare Treatment from Tatcha: Eye Serum & Overnight Memory Serum

My friend Mary Kay just returned from her first trip to Japan, to visit her son who is studying in Tokyo for the year. I spoke to her at length about the trip, and she was so moved by her … Continue reading

Derma e Evenly Radiant Dark Circle Eye Creme & Giveaway Purifying Charcoal Mask

Derma e Evenly Radiant Dark Circle Eye Creme & Giveaway Purifying Charcoal Mask

A while ago, I was sent two products from derma e, a brand that I’ve been wanting to try for a long time. derma e makes high quality natural skincare products with effective ingredients at sensible prices. It is a … Continue reading