DIY Sugar Scrubs for Glowing Skin

As it turns out, our post about DIY face masks was a hit! (You can check it out here.) So, we decided to delve further into the DIY world and post some of our fave exfoliating recipes. Head on into… Continue Reading

Wow! Studio Gear True Whipped Stain Gloss is To Die For!

Holy moly, watch out matte liquid lipsticks, there’s a new kid in town! Studio Gear has some great products, and I’ve really liked almost everything I’ve tried.  Our local Stage store carries the brand, and the only time I didn’t keep using a… Continue Reading

Mourning the ISU Cyclones’ Sweet 16 Loss :(

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

February Makeup 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

$143.86 of Makeup & Skincare for Just $19.60, Another Sephora Bargain Haul!

Yes, you read that right!  I got $143.86 worth of makeup and skincare products from Sephora for just $19.60, with no catch!  (Many thanks to Brendan and Bobby at the Bossier City Sephora Inside JCP!) Due to the popularity of… Continue Reading

Sephora Play! Box: February 2016

  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

February 2016 Birchbox

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

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

Egyptian Magic All Purpose Skin Cream

Oh. Em. Gee.  OMG!  OMG!  OMG! I had heard SO much about Egyptian Magic, so I contacted them to be placed on their email list.  I squealed with delight when I got a reply from the CEO, Mr. Egyptian Magic… Continue Reading

Pretty Up Your Pout with Dr. Lipp Original Nipple Balm for Lips!

One of my favorite lip tricks is to use Dr. Lipp Original Nipple Balm for Lips, mixed with eyeshadow, to highlight my lips.  I first started doing this last winter- I had a shade of lipstick that I wished was metallic. … Continue Reading