Zoya 3-in-1 Formula Remove+ Polish Remover

Gosh, I never thought I’d be reviewing a nail polish remover, but here I am. I took advantage of a recent offer from Zoya. Purchase $10 or more and get free shipping and a full-size bottle of Zoya 3-in-1 Formula … Continue reading

New Milani Color Statement Nail Lacquer

Milani sure has been busy lately. In addition to coming out with the brand new Bella Eyes Gel Powder shadow collection (reviewed here), they launched a brand new collection of Color Statement Nail Lacquer. And lucky me, I received them … Continue reading

Too Faced 3 Way Lash Lining Tool

Instrument of torture or useful lash lining tool? I tightline my eyes every day, or just about every day. With my blonde lashes, my eyes don’t have enough oomph without eyeliner and mascara. However, I often think that black eyeliner … Continue reading

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 10 August 2014

Hey gals, In this week’s weekly roundup of beauty blogposts from Beauty Blogazons, Never Say Die Beauty has pride of place: first position! You can’t miss it The post is about my look-of-the-day and favorite summer shade: ORANGE! Now, I … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup Beauty Blog Coalition 9 August 2014

It’s a fabulous weekend here in MA, and I am planning to make the most of it. Beach this afternoon, Lobsterfest and fireworks in Rockport tonight! How ’bout you? What’s on your calendar? If you have a few minutes to … Continue reading

“Up All Night” Limited Edition Makeup by One Direction

// When I was a preteen or young teen, I don’t remember if there were internationally-famous boy bands or not because, in my town, we had our own boy band, Teddy and the Pandas! We all loved them, and it was … Continue reading

Jesse’s Girl “The Eyes Have It” Palette

When I was in Atlanta on business a few weeks ago, I forgot my sleeping pills. Major bummer. I ended up with a semi-sleepless night the first night I arrived because I didn’t realize I forgot them till too late … Continue reading

LOTD: Orange, My Go-To Summer Shade

Orange is really hot this summer. As a redhead, I can definitely wear orange. And coral is one of my all-time favorite shades. Since we’re into the heart of summer now, and some bloggers are already showing looks for fall, … Continue reading

Beauty Blog Coalition 2 August 2014 Weekly Roundup

Happy Weekend! It’s a gloomy cool weekend here in Massachusetts. I’m hoping the rain will hold off till after my annual pilgrimage to the Manchester-by-the-Sea Crafts Festival. Yesterday, I made pesto and a peach raspberry pie, and my friend Sue … Continue reading

A Trio of Tidbits: Mini-Reviews

Yikes, tomorrow’s Friday already! This time I’m going to do three mini-reviews. On Friday in the summer, everybody seems to already be in weekend mode. Sonia Kashuk 15th Anniversary 15 Piece Brush Set I managed to score the last set … Continue reading

My Secret Weapon: Skin Script Glycolic and Retinol Pads

Back in February, I got to spend almost a week in Phoenix on business. Because the weather was so iffy in the Boston area, I went out three days before my business actually started. How lucky to have 3 extra … Continue reading

July 2014 Sensationally Sunkissed ipsy Bag

My July ipsy bag arrived last Saturday. The theme this month is “Sensationally Sunkissed”. The makeup bag is hot pink, and it has pinked edges. Another blogger described it as looking like a “ravioli”. That really made me laugh, but I … Continue reading

Just Natural Hair and Skincare

I’ve been trying hard to incorporate more natural and organic products into my skincare and haircare routines over the past year. Since skincare and haircare ingredients are absorbed into the body, I am sometimes a little uneasy about some products … Continue reading

Tarte Picture Perfect Lash Curler

A few months ago, I bought the Tarte CC Matte Be Mattenificent Shadow Palette (reviewed here) on the Tarte website. As usual, I got a deal. I bought it at 20% off for signing up for their email list. In … Continue reading

Beauty Blogazons Weekly Roundup 19 July 2014

Happy Saturday all! Hope you’re having a good weekend so far. Here are this week’s blogposts from the Beauty Blogazons. The NSDB post is toward the end. In case you missed it earlier this week, it’s a review of the … Continue reading

Fairy Princess Mani

I was inspired by a mani that I saw on Facebook to create my own version of what I’m calling my fairy princess mani.  Maybe it’s more appropriate for an 8 year old, but I don’t care. I love it, … Continue reading

80 Acres Body Care of McEvoy Ranch

Last week, I was in San Francisco on a business trip for about 30 hours. Before work, I was able to get in a long walk to one of my favorite haunts, the Ferry Building. If you haven’t been there, … Continue reading

Weekly Roundups from Beauty Blog Coalition and Beauty Blogazons July 12 2014

Hey Ladies, I’ve been traveling all week to Atlanta and San Francisco. I think the project went well, meaning my clients learned what they needed to, and all my flights were on time. That said, I’m exhausted in spite of … Continue reading

NOTD: Blue Sparkles Mani Inspired by Shanghai Tang Memories

Several years ago, whenever I went to New York, I always visited one of my favorite stores, Shanghai Tang on Madison Avenue. Shanghai Tang is a high-end Chinese clothing, accessories and decor store started by Sir David Tang, that was billed as … Continue reading