ILIA Summer Collection

Ilia August 2017

Hope you’re all having a great end of summer!  I’m SO not ready for it to end- it makes me sad to think fall is right around the corner. The good news is that I’ve been testing out the ILIA… Continue Reading

What Beauty Item Would You Refuse to Give Up?

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If you had to give up all your makeup, except for one item, what would you keep?  Would it be a difficult decision, or would you be able to easily let it all go? If you’re anything like me, you… Continue Reading

May 2016 Ipsy Glam Bag!

Ipsy Glam Bag May 2016

Is the May Ipsy Glam Bag worth the $10 price tag?  Of all my beauty subscriptions, Ipsy is usually pretty awesome- and thus far, they’ve all been worth far more than the $10 price tag.  This month, just the mascara… Continue Reading

Sephora Play! Box: February 2016

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  Sephora has done it again!!  Although there are no full-size items like there were in Ipsy and Beauty Box 5 this month, there is a retail travel size of Bumble and bumble’s Pret-a-powder, that sells for $12 on Sephora’s… Continue Reading

Beauty Box 5: February 2016

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If you’ve been keeping up with this blog, you know how much I LOVE subscription boxes!  Part of the thrill is the surprise and pleasure of unboxing; and the goodies are almost always worth a lot more than what you… Continue Reading

Honey Sweetie Acres Organic Peppermint Lip Balm

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With the dry winter air, lip balms are a necessity. Unfortunately, there are so many out there that can do more harm than good. That’s not the case with Honey Sweetie Acres Organic Peppermint Lip Balm- the ingredients are actually… Continue Reading

Birchbox: December 2015

Birchbox December 2015

I’m a little late posting about this month’s Birchbox, we’ve just had SO much going on!  Since I’m a Birchbox Ace, I actually have a tiny bit of control over what I get, and I can make a choice, usually… Continue Reading

Dr. Lipp Original Nipple Balm for Lips

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Dr. Lipp Original Nipple Balm for Lips is one of my favorite products EVER.  I got some last winter for my ridiculously chapped lips, and it worked perfectly.  It didn’t interfere with my lipstick, as a matter of fact, it made my… Continue Reading

YU-BE Skincare: First Impression

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Yu-Be Skincare was founded in 1957 by a pharmacist named Yoshikiyo Nowatari.  He created a moisturizing cream at the request of a woman who had been suffering from dry, cracked skin.  She was tired of greasy, ineffective, petroleum-based products, so Nowatari… Continue Reading

Givenchy Le Rouge A Porter in 201 “Rose Aristocrate”

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I got this as a reward mini in one of my online orders from Sephora. I had never tried any lipsticks from the brand, so I was pretty excited to get it. According to Givenchy, this sheer finish lipstick is… Continue Reading