Sephora Play! Box: June 2016

June 2016 Sephora Play

One of the best things about subscription boxes is that you’re constantly being surprised every month.  I always look forward, with much anticipation, to these boxes showing up in my mailbox! The theme for the June Sephora Play! Box is… Continue Reading

Smart Stuff Mineral Sunscreen & Natural Insect Repellent

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Woo-hoo!!! With warmer weather here, it’s time for a lot more outdoor activity, and I’ve already gotten a head start. So, I was ecstatic to get the opportunity to try out two products from Smart Stuff, a brand that is… Continue Reading

February 2016 Birchbox

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Lately I’ve been kind of meh on Birchbox.  There hasn’t been anything bad, but nothing has really stood out.  As an Ace, I’m supposed to get first dibs on boxes, and they’ve been doing a thing where you can pick… 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 Skincare: First Impression

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  I had heard good things about Somme Institute skincare from an esthetician, so I’m super-duper happy to have the chance to try their products! In 1994, a team came together that included research and practicing dermatologists throughout the United States. … Continue Reading

Tarteguard 30

When I heard about Tarte’s new SPF 30 sunblock, I was skeptical and excited at the same time. I wasn’t sure what to expect from it since it was a new type of product for Tarte, but I LOVE sunblock,… Continue Reading