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

Lindi Skin Care for Compromised, Stressed or Very Dry Skin

Lindi Skin Care for Compromised, Stressed or Very Dry Skin

In 2003, Lindi Skin was launched to address the unique skincare needs of people undergoing cancer treatment. The founder and CEO and a cancer survivor herself, Lindy Snider, started the business and created the skincare line to help friends and … Continue reading

Exuviance Triple Microdermabrasion Face Polish & Purifying Cleansing Gel

Exuviance Triple Microdermabrasion Face Polish & Purifying Cleansing Gel

A couple of weeks ago, I received two more products from Exuviance via Brandbacker, the bloggers and brands association: Exuviance Triple Microdermabrasion Face Polish Exuviance Purifying Cleansing Gel. Over the past year or so, I’ve tried a number of skincare … Continue reading

Tony Moly Peach Anti-aging Hand Cream

Tony Moly Peach Anti-aging Hand Cream

I’ve had a bad cold all week, and I’ve been feeling miserable. So glad I got a little treat when Jeff and I visited Providence on Sunday. I picked up Tony Moly Peach Anti-aging Hand Cream. Everything from Tony Moly … Continue reading

DermaMD Skincare Collection

DermaMD Skincare Collection

A couple of months ago, I was given the opportunity to try out a slew of skincare products from DermaMD. DermaMD was a brand that was new to me. Started in 2001 by aesthetician and L.P.N. Sheila Malmanis, DermaMD’s philosophy is … Continue reading

Sephora Spring Beauty Insider Discount Event

OK, the Sephora Spring VIB Discount Event has already started for the VIB Rouge members and they know all about it. They can shop for 3 extra days all by themselves with their 15% discount. The VIB members sale starts on my … Continue reading

March Empties: Success or Fail?

March Empties: Success or Fail?

I haven’t done an empties post in forever, like about 9 months. In fact, I’ve saved all the empty containers so I can do a big empties post, one of these days, so I can really report on the brands … Continue reading

ipsy Floral Fantasy Glam Bag March 2015

ipsy Floral Fantasy Glam Bag March 2015

I’ve begun measuring time in ipsy bags. I can’t believe another one is already here! And a spring-y one it is: Floral Fantasy in a pretty floral bag with painterly flowers against a cerulean blue background. Spring is supposed to start in … 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

Giveaway: Beessential Natural Skincare

Giveaway: Beessential Natural Skincare

Although my yard still looks more or less like this: it is starting to melt, and in a month or so, hopefully it’ll be all gone. And I can start to think about gardening. Last year, I dug out the … 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 First Memebox: CutiePieMarzia2

My First Memebox: CutiePieMarzia2

Back in the late fall, I entered a giveaway on fabulous blogger and subscription box addict, Renu’s blog, My Beauty Junction. And to my surprise, I was one of the winners. I won points to use on Memebox, a leading … 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