Bionova Hand, Elbow & Knee Treatment Results: Before & After

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My hands take a LOT of abuse. I do all of our yard work- gardening, mowing, weed-eating, cutting limbs, etc. Additionally, lifting weights also takes a toll, as does cooking. Needless to say, my hands seem to be aging quicker… Continue Reading

April 2016 Birchbox, Hmmm…

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Well, I’ve become disenchanted with Birchbox.  This is the second month in a row that I did NOT get what I was supposed to get.  Additionally, this is the second month in a row with ugly packaging.  There was always… Continue Reading

Bionova Hand, Elbow & Knee Treatment with UV Chromophores

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As always, if you haven’t been keeping up with my Bionova posts, please go back and read Bionova: The Next Generation in Skincare, then come back here. This brand is far different from any other, so I promise it will… Continue Reading

Bionova bn Science Age Control Neck Treatment with UV Chromophores

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If you haven’t been keeping up with my Bionova posts, make sure you go back and read Bionova: The Next Generation in Skincare, then come back here. I know, I know, you’re pressed for time, but this brand is SO… Continue Reading

NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint: A Fab Choice For Oily Skin!

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Geesh, Mother Nature really needs some medication- I swear she’s bipolar!  I didn’t think I would get this post done because the air raid sirens went off in our area, and we had had hail, which usually results in a… Continue Reading

Sephora Play! Box: March 2016

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Well, it’s been a disappointing month for beauty subscriptions… until now! As always, Sephora’s packaging takes the cake and wins the prize for “best dressed.”  Additionally, I’m happy with each and every item this month! My March Sephora box contained… Continue Reading

Top 5 Scientifically Proven Skincare Brands

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Do you ever spend a ton of money on a fancy-schmancy skincare product, only to find out it doesn’t do diddly-squat?  I have, and it pi$$es me off!  Luckily, this hasn’t happened to me in a LONG time, thanks to… Continue Reading

February Makeup Faves!

February Faves

With tonight being the last home basketball game for my beloved alma mater, the Iowa State Cyclones, I almost forgot to post about my favorites for February! After an exciting and bittersweet win over OSU (the seniors’ last home game… 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

Exuviance Sheer Daily Protector: The Ultimate in Anti-Aging

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Exuviance is one of my fave skincare brands. After both my better half and I each having our own separate platinum memberships for years at Ulta, I’m very familiar with the line. So, when I found out Exuviance was sending… Continue Reading