June 2016 Birchbox

June 2016 Birchbox

It’s that time of the month again… yep, you read that right… it’s that time of the month!  It’s Birchbox time! 😉 After finally getting it right last month, I’m pretty happy again this month.  Except, they forgot the cute… Continue Reading

InstaNatural Eyelash Enhancing Serum

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I’m not a fan of extensions or fiber lashes, so I’m always on the lookout for a good eyelash serum. While I have yet to find anything that compares to Latisse, I was pleased to get the opportunity to try… Continue Reading

Mourning the ISU Cyclones’ Sweet 16 Loss :(

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Well, I was going to post this Friday, but I didn’t have time.  Right after my workout and shower, it was already time for tip-off in the ISU vs. Virginia game of the NCAA tournament.  I don’t normally like sports,… Continue Reading

St. Pat’s Eye Makeup + 1st Round NCAA Cyclone Victory!

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Well, today is a GREAT day for beer!  Although, I haven’t had any yet.  Sad but true.  I really have no life.  Guess I need to work on that a bit. Anywho, my beloved alma mater, the Iowa State Cyclones… Continue Reading

Happy New Year!

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Always one to go against the grain, I stayed away from a dark lip and smoky eyes for New Year’s.  I opted for a bright look, although I did do like many others and included glitter- just couldn’t resist! I started with… Continue Reading

The Highly Intimidating “Cut Crease” Eyeshadow

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I did it, I did it, I did it!  I have been SO intimidated by the popular cut crease eyeshadow looks.  I mean, this stuff is downright scary.  So, of course I just HAD to try it! I am kicking… Continue Reading

September Product Empties!

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I can’t believe it’s the end of September already! I want to stay in my flip-flops! Needless to say, it’s a good time to have empty products so I can get new ones for the upcoming colder, drier weather. This… Continue Reading

Ipsy Glam Bag: September 2015

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I know many people “peek”  and find out what’s in their bag before they get it, but to me, that’s like jumping through hoops.  There are entirely too many steps one must go through to do that, and the one… Continue Reading

Sephora VIB Rouge Makeover with Amanda A.

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Previously, I never really took advantage of the benefits of being a VIB Rouge Beauty Insider at Sephora.  But when we started this website, I decided to make time to discover the talents of the artists available to us.  Those… Continue Reading

New Twist on 80’s Blue: Kat Von D Metal Crush in “Paranoid”

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I decided to reminisce about the fun of the 80s, and had a lot of fun with this shadow!  With the exception of three colors, the new Kat Von D Metal Crush shadows are so pigmented and go on very… Continue Reading