News from the Beauty Spotlight Team 9 April 2016

News from the Beauty Spotlight Team 9 April 2016

So it’s Saturday, yay. Jeff and I are getting ready to go on vacation. Our first vacation in 4 years! I’m so excited because we’re going to the Grand Canyon. I’ve wanted to go there forever! Have you been? I’ve … Continue reading

Ulta Platinum Rewards Coupon Haul

Ulta Platinum Rewards Coupon Haul

Both Ulta and Sephora have events this month for their upper level loyalty members. At Ulta, I’m Platinum and they offer 20% off everything! Even though I didn’t “need” anything, I went in to look. I ended up with some … 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

Giveaway: Lorac Riesling Romance Eye Shadow Palette!

Giveaway: Lorac Riesling Romance Eye Shadow Palette!

I’m a big fan of Lorac eye shadow palettes. So my sole purchase during the Ulta 21 Days of Beauty was the Lorac Riesling Romance Eye Shadow Palette. This pretty and portable limited edition palette came out in late November 2015 … Continue reading

Silky Soft Protected Hair with IT Haircare 12-in-One Amazing Leave-In Treatment

Silky Soft Protected Hair with IT Haircare 12-in-One Amazing Leave-In Treatment

I’m officially proclaiming 2016 the Year of Haircare Products! I have been discovering so many new and fabulous hair products this year, I’m blown away. The products that have been impressing me most are leave-in serums, the kind of product … Continue reading

Big Lashes with PUR Fully Charged Mascara

Big Lashes with PUR Fully Charged Mascara

I have a number of favorite mascaras, and I usually prefer a smallish wand with plastic teeth. So when I received PUR Fully Charged Mascara, I was dubious.   PUR Fully Charged got its name because it uses magnetic technology to … Continue reading

My Perfect Blush: Youngblood Luminous Creme Blush, Tropical Glow

My Perfect Blush: Youngblood Luminous Creme Blush, Tropical Glow

I know you’ve heard it from me about a million times: cream blush is my favorite. For my dry skin, cream is the best. Also, I love that I can apply it with my fingers. I had been eyeing Youngblood … Continue reading

My First Sephora Play! Subscription Box

My First Sephora Play! Subscription Box

For months, I was trying to subscribe to the new Sephora Play! subscription box. Like ipsy and Birchbox, it costs $10 a month for 5+ sample products. The new subscription from Sephora was announced last summer, and Boston was one of the … Continue reading

Make Contouring Easier with Beauty Junkees Contour Brush Set

Make Contouring Easier with Beauty Junkees Contour Brush Set

Contouring and strobing have been the rage for the past couple of years. While I keep it natural looking, having good brushes makes the process easier. I had been eyeing the gorgeous brushes from Beauty Junkees for several months, and … Continue reading

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup 27 March 2016

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup 27 March 2016

Hope you had a lovely day celebrating Easter with family and friends or doing whatever makes you happy! Here’s a little after dinner reading for all you beauty enthusiasts from Beauty Blog Coalition. In case you missed it during the … Continue reading

Beauty Storage Tips from Brooke at BlushingNoir via Beauty Spotlight Team

Beauty Storage Tips from Brooke at BlushingNoir via Beauty Spotlight Team

We can all use more inspiration when it comes to figuring out how to store our makeup, am I right? The Beauty Spotlight Team is continuing its feature on ideas to keep things a little more organized. Click on over … Continue reading

Friday Find: L’Oreal Infallible Gel Eyeliner

Friday Find: L’Oreal Infallible Gel Eyeliner

A few months ago, I reviewed Rimmel ScandalEyes Gel Eyeliner (here) that I picked up when I was in the mood to try a gel eyeliner. It was relatively easy to apply, but my wing disappeared not long after I … Continue reading

Easier, Neater Manicures with Liquid Palisade Liquid Nail Tape

Easier, Neater Manicures with Liquid Palisade Liquid Nail Tape

I admit it. I am challenged when it comes to doing a neat manicure. I’m getting better, but I’m far from perfect. I’ve got a shaky hand especially when I have to use my right hand, my non-dominant hand. That’s … 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

Flawless Skin with Mally Beauty Evercolor Poreless Face Defender

Flawless Skin with Mally Beauty Evercolor Poreless Face Defender

I wanted to make sure I got my review of the Mally Beauty Evercolor Poreless Face Defender up ASAP because it’s one of the featured products today, March 22, on Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty. Regularly priced at $40, for today only, … Continue reading