Weekly Roundup from Beauty Blog Coalition 11 January 2015

Weekly Roundup from Beauty Blog Coalition 11 January 2015

Happy Football Playoff Weekend, ladies, if you’re a fan and happy weekend if you’re not. The Patriots-Ravens game has just started. As Jeff puts it, I’m a partisan. I definitely have a favorite in this matchup. Well, we’ll see what … Continue reading

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 10 January 2015

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 10 January 2015

Hey Ladies, Hope you made it through the first work week of January and the week of the deep freeze in part of the U.S. It was minus 2 degrees Fahrenheit in my part of Massachusetts a couple of days … Continue reading

My Winter Beauty Musts

My Winter Beauty Musts

Yesterday in Massachusetts, we got a reprieve. After a Saturday night snowfall, Sunday saw temperatures rise to 55 degrees, a virtual heatwave at this time of year. Today, the sun is out, thank goodness, but the wind is blowing like … Continue reading

Disappointments in Beauty List 2014

Disappointments in Beauty List 2014

Last week, I published my Best in Beauty 2014 list. I had a tough time limiting it to 18 products, and I tossed in two extras at the end. I discovered so many great beauty products this year, it was … Continue reading

December 2014 Ipsy Glam Bag

December 2014 Ipsy Glam Bag

Somehow with everything going on this December, my most recent ipsy bag, Fearless Heroine, got lost in my attention. So before we get too deep into January, here it is. The bag itself is definitely understated: a black, satiny dop … Continue reading

First Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup of 2015

First Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup of 2015

Gee, the holidays are almost over. Boo! January and February are my least favorite months. But they too shall pass and spring will get here eventually. Yesterday afternoon, we went to the Harvard Art Museums, three museums that were renovated over … Continue reading

Beauty Blogazons First Roundup of 2015

Beauty Blogazons First Roundup of 2015

Here are this week’s beauty blogposts from Beauty Blogazons, the first roundup of 2015. Some of the posts are product reviews, including my review of two InstaNatural eye products. There are two great ideas for manis, in case you’re stumped for what … Continue reading

Evian Facial Spray: A Touch of France for Your Skin

Evian Facial Spray: A Touch of France for Your Skin

// Years ago, one of my college friends who was a real Francophile told me all about espadrilles, a snack cheese called La Vache Qui Rit (that we now know as The Laughing Cow), wine from Bordeaux, and Evian Mineral … Continue reading

New Year’s Nails: Sparkle, Glitter or Gleam?

New Year’s Nails: Sparkle, Glitter or Gleam?

Not sure what to put on my nails tonight for New Year’s Eve. I know I’d like something at least a little festive. Here are a couple of contenders from my December Zoya minis haul. I just love these little … Continue reading

Best Beauty Products of 2014

Best Beauty Products of 2014

Since I started Never Say Die Beauty, I have really tried a lot, and I mean a lot, of beauty products. Probably more just this year than in the entire rest of my life!     Because it’s the end of … Continue reading

InstaNatural Youth Express Eye Serum and Eye Gel

InstaNatural Youth Express Eye Serum and Eye Gel

// I love serums and I love the skincare products I tried from InstaNatural. I recently reviewed InstaNatural Age-Defying Skin Clearing Serum and Moroccan Rosewater here. So I jumped at the chance via Brandbacker, a brand/blogger association, to try a … Continue reading

End of 2014 Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup

End of 2014 Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup

Hope you had a wonderful Christmas, Boxing Day, and are enjoying time off from the regular routine! I know it’s a busy weekend, but if you have a chance, take a peek at the weekly roundup from Beauty Blog Coalition. I … Continue reading

My New Years Eve Look with the Mirabella Faerie Collection

My New Years Eve Look with the Mirabella Faerie Collection

Almost every year there are lots of holiday parties in my neighborhood: Progressive cocktail party, ladies’ Yankee Swap party, New Year’s Eve party, New Year’s Day open house. I look forward to them all. It’s a great chance to catch … Continue reading

Merry Christmas, Happy Everything and Zoya Posh Mini NOTD

Merry Christmas, Happy Everything and Zoya Posh Mini NOTD

Well, the day that so many have been waiting for is almost here! Merry Christmas to those of you celebrate the big day! And Happy Hanukah, Happy Kwanza, Happy Solstice, Happy Festivus to everyone else. I know nobody is reading … Continue reading

KIORI Natural Perfume Oil

KIORI Natural Perfume Oil

When it comes to perfume, I know what types of scents work with my body chemistry. Eau de toilette or cologne just doesn’t last on me at all. Well, maybe for 10-15 minutes. Eau de parfum lasts somewhat longer, especially if I … Continue reading