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

Introducing The Beauty Spotlight Team

Introducing The Beauty Spotlight Team

Recently, I was asked to join a group of elite beauty bloggers, Beauty Spotlight Team. I’ve been blogging for about two and a half years now, so this was an important accomplishment for me! Every week, I’ll share links to their … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup Beauty Blogazons 13 June 2015

Weekly Roundup Beauty Blogazons 13 June 2015

Hi ladies, Hope you’re having a wonderful Saturday! Take a peak at this week’s short list of blogposts from Beauty Blogazons including my post on the 3 new beautiful, non-sticky lip gloss shades from luxury indie brand Milrabella Beauty. 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

Mirabella Colour Luxe Lip Gloss: New Shades for Summer 2015

Mirabella Colour Luxe Lip Gloss: New Shades for Summer 2015

Usually, I prefer lipstick. But I just tried the new shades of Mirabella Colour Luxe Lip Gloss for summer 2015, and I think I have become a lipgloss convert! In December, I got to try one of the Colour Luxe … Continue reading

Garden Pix & Weekly Roundup 7 June 2015 Beauty Blog Coalition

Garden Pix & Weekly Roundup 7 June 2015 Beauty Blog Coalition

This week, my friend Sue and I stopped in at Long Hill to see the gardens at the peak of spring bloom. They did not disappoint! Here are a few pix from our visit. Today, I finally finished weeding, mulching … Continue reading

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 6 June 2015

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 6 June 2015

Happy Weekend! Hope you have lots of fun activities on tap. Here are this week’s beauty blogposts from Beauty Blogazons, a fun combination of lips, nails, and face products posts. Make sure you enter SmackerLacquer’s Maybelline Color Show giveaway, and … 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

Tarina Tarantino Dollskin Cheek Blush: Surprise Gift!

Tarina Tarantino Dollskin Cheek Blush: Surprise Gift!

Imagine my surprise when I went to the mail a couple of weeks ago and found an unexpected package addressed to moi! A gift from one of my friends who I met through my blog who I have never met in … Continue reading

FOTD: Purples with Jordana Cosmetics Dramatic Effects Mascara Mini-Review

FOTD: Purples with Jordana Cosmetics Dramatic Effects Mascara Mini-Review

At Open Studios in Newton MA in April, I bought a new pair of purple  handcrafted earrings from one of the artisans. Jeff and I were going to the movies this rainy afternoon, and I decided to wear the earrings … 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

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup 31 May 2015

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup 31 May 2015

Just got back from a fabulous dinner with friends so I will make this short and sweet. Here are this week’s beauty blogposts from some of the members of Beauty Blog Coalition. Lots of variety here including a number of … Continue reading

Garden Pix & Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 5/30/15

Garden Pix & Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 5/30/15

This week flew by, and actually, all of May did too. So happy that we’ve been finally experiencing some warm weather in Massachusetts. And my gardens are trying to make up for lost time. Here are a few pix of … Continue reading