Sonia Kashuk/Linda Mason Limited Edition Accessories Collection at Target

Sonia Kashuk/Linda Mason Limited Edition Accessories Collection at Target

A year and a half ago, I wrote a blogpost to accompany an article in the New York Times on Linda Mason, makeup artist, artist and fabulist. She believes in the transformational power of makeup as well as makeup as … Continue reading

Stila Stay All Day Vinyl Lipgloss: The Real Deal

Stila Stay All Day Vinyl Lipgloss: The Real Deal

About a year ago, I followed a thread in a makeup artist and makeup enthusiast group I belong to on Facebook about long-wear lipstick. Over and over again, MUAs mentioned Stila Stay All Day as one of the long-lasting lippies … Continue reading

Get Ready for Prom & Wedding Season with Victoria’s Dress

Get Ready for Prom & Wedding Season with Victoria’s Dress

Have you ever had a dress that you saw somewhere get stuck in your mind? Even though you don’t have an occasion to wear it, you want it anyway! When I was in seventh grade, I went to a party … Continue reading

Beauty Blog Coalition 29 March 2015 Weekly Roundup

Beauty Blog Coalition 29 March 2015 Weekly Roundup

March came in like lion and is going out like a lion around here. It’s snowing again, and it’s actually sticking. Hopefully, it’ll melt soon. Like later today. I need to read some beauty blogposts to take my mind off … Continue reading

Last Call for Beessential Giveaway & Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 3/28/15

Last Call for Beessential Giveaway & Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 3/28/15

Wow, this was a quick week. I attended the monthly meeting of my garden club and got to look at gorgeous photos of stunning gardens. Seeing all that green was almost too much for me. I’m so used to seeing … Continue reading

Rose Gold Spring Makeup, Nails and Accessories

Rose Gold Spring Makeup, Nails and Accessories

The ladies of The Beauty Collaborative got together and decided to put together all of our favorite looks for Spring 2015. I think it will be very interesting to see all the different spring makeup looks that everyone has come up … Continue reading

Chella Ivory Lace Highlighter Pencil

Chella Ivory Lace Highlighter Pencil

Are you familiar with Chella? I first discovered Chella in one of my ipsy bags. About a year ago, I got to try a beautiful indigo blue, easy-to-apply liquid eyeliner with a felt tip.        Since then, I learned that … Continue reading

YSL Mascara Volume Effets Faux Cils: Luxury Mascara

YSL Mascara Volume Effets Faux Cils: Luxury Mascara

I always drool over the makeup I see in stores and in reviews from Yves Saint Laurent Beauty. The packaging alone is enough to throw me into fits of longing. I love the silver or gold metal cases and the way … Continue reading

Another Little CVS Makeup Haul

Another Little CVS Makeup Haul

I like CVS because the stores are so darn convenient. There’s one on almost every corner, lol.  But their makeup prices are definitely higher than Walmart and even Target. To make up for it, they have ExtraBucks and Beauty Club … Continue reading

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup: Spring! March 21 2015

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup: Spring! March 21 2015

Happy Spring! Spring arrived last night along with more snowflakes! But I know that soon the snow has to finally end and it will hopefully melt and bring my green grass with it. I can hardly wait to complain about having to … Continue reading

March Maybelline Haul

March Maybelline Haul

I had some CVS Extrabucks, and CVS had a couple of great 30% off coupons since the beginning of March. So I took advantage of the situation and purchased a couple of items I needed and a couple I wanted to try. Maybelline has … 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

Beauty Blog Coalition 14 March 2015 Weekly Roundup

Beauty Blog Coalition 14 March 2015 Weekly Roundup

It rained like crazy in the Boston area yesterday, and it’s beginning to make a dent in all the snow especially as you get away from the coast. I hope the weatherman is wrong and we don’t get any snow … Continue reading

Blogposts: The Beauty Blogazons Roundup 14 March 2015

Blogposts: The Beauty Blogazons Roundup 14 March 2015

Saturday! Again, we made it through the week. Hope you have a good day. Here are this week’s blogposts from Beauty Blogazons. As usual, my post is just about at the bottom. In case you missed it, it’s my take … Continue reading

Scentbird Monthly Fragrance Subscription

Scentbird Monthly Fragrance Subscription

I am a true fragrance lover. I love to look at all the bottles of perfume as well as the perfume decanters on my vanity table. In the past, I went through periods when I had a signature scent, and I would wear … Continue reading