Sephora Play! Box: January 2016

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I love subscription boxes- it’s always exciting to unbox them and find out what goodies are inside!  This month’s Sephora Play! box had some great stuff.  The thing is, I have not had good luck with some of the brands,… Continue Reading

Ipsy Glam Bag: January 2016

Ipsy Glam Bag January 2016

I was pretty pleased with this month’s Ipsy Glam Bag, even the bag itself was kind of cute!  I’m not very girly, but the design appealed to the artist in me.  Also, most of the products were pretty great! My… Continue Reading

Somme Institute Skincare: Final Thoughts

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One of my biggest pet peeves in the skincare industry is when companies use fallacies of logic in their marketing. The following are some hypothetical examples: “Four out of five subjects thought their skin looked younger.” “Hyaluronic acid, the same… Continue Reading

Somme Institute Double Defense

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If you’ve been keeping up with my blog, you’ll know sun protection is one of my favorite weapons against aging. Somme Institute’s Double Defense, the fifth step in the skincare regimen, is a light weight sun protection lotion that will… Continue Reading

Somme Institute A-Bomb

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According to Somme Institute, A-Bomb is a lightweight formula that helps fight aging by accelerating cell renewal, as well as treating and preventing blemishes, leaving skin supple and moisturized (Somme Institute, n.d.). Like the other products in Somme Institute’s skincare… Continue Reading

Somme Institute Serum

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As Somme Institute points out, serum is the hardest working product in your skincare routine. This serum is purported to boost collagen production and elasticity, achieving a youthful texture and glow. It contains antioxidants to fight free radicals, and it… Continue Reading

Somme Institute Transport

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According to Somme Institute, Transport pads exfoliate and nourish your skin on a whole new level. Dead skin cells and surface debris are effectively removed, and pores unclogged. Skin texture, tone, and clarity are improved. Cell renewal is stimulated, and… Continue Reading

Somme Institute Nourishing Cleanser

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According to Somme Institute, their Nourishing Cleanser gently cleanses the skin, removes surface oil, debris, and makeup while leaving skin balanced and refreshed without causing dryness or dehydration. The key ingredient is the company’s patented MDT5, which is a matrix… Continue Reading

FREE Mascara & FREE Shipping on ALL Orders at Too Faced!

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Omg, omg, omg!  Through January 18, 2016, there is FREE shipping on ALL orders at Too Faced!  So, if you’ve been wanting that lipstickYou can also get a FREE mini Better Than Sex Mascara with every order! (Select sample choice… Continue Reading

Manefit Beauty Planner Cucumber Soothing & Moisturizing Mask

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With my love for sheet masks, I was happy to get the chance to try this, especially since Korean brands tend to do masks very well. First things first- I’m unsure what exactly the word “planner” means in the name… Continue Reading