BIRCHBOX March 2018—finally. spring.

It’s springtime again! Finally!! Spring! March’s Birchbox items are geared towards spending more time outdoors and feeling the sunshine on your face again.                   I hope you are enjoying the spring thaw, and the flowers that are starting to bloom! Here are the items I received in […]

TARTE Ready, Set, Radiant skin mist

Tarte’s Ready, Set, Radiant skin mist is a new category of skincare product for me. In the interest of keeping my skin as youthful as it can appear, for as long as possible, I recently set out to find face products that include antioxidants. Using this skin mist added an extra step to my morning […]

ROMANO RICCI Juliette Has A Gun Parfums discovery kit

Juliette Has A Gun is a fabulously diverse set of mini parfums by Romano Ricci. My friend Jane told me about this Perfumer, and I purchased his set from Sephora for $18.00 (a great price for 7 mini parfum samples and one slightly larger vial of fragrance). Getting the set is a perfect way to […]

BIRCHBOX February 2018—Follow Your Heart

    Birchbox’s theme for February is Follow Your Heart, which means do the things that bring your heart joy. And, this month’s products are meant to put a spark in your routine and spring in your step. Which is nice as we all wait for Springtime to begin and winter to fade. Hopefully you […]

OGEE Jojoba Restore Face Oil

This Ogee face oil is nothing short of amazing! I swear by it, since I found it and started it using it to keep my face moisturized, protected, and as free as possible from future wrinkles.                     Restore Face Oil contains powerful Jojoba seed oil as […]

TOO FACED Chocolate Gold palette

By now, you’ve probably heard about Too Faced’s oh so popular ‘Chocolate’ palettes that are made with real cocoa powder. This latest one, Chocolate Gold, has a number of glittery shades that are made with gold! And, since we are now in February, and it is almost Valentine’s Day, I thought this would be a perfect […]

PHYSICIANS FORMULA Butter Bronzer and Butter Blush

You may have seen my previous post on the Butter Highlighter by Physician’s Formula. Well, after using that beautiful iridescent highlighter for a while, I had to get more of the Butter products. If you don’t have any of these, you may not know that they are SOOO soft, and basically turn from an ultra-silky, […]

WEBSUN Reusable Magnetic Eyelashes

I’m sure that by now most have heard about magnetic lashes, if not tired them. But, especially if you haven’t tried them, today I’m going to give you all the details from my experience about how they work! I do think they are a great invention. Why hadn’t we thought of this before?! I decided […]

BIRCHBOX January 2018—find your happy

January’s Birchbox has the theme: find your happy.  Samples this month are meant to help you ‘feel like your greatest self.’ And, with that I just want to say Happy New Year, Gorgeous! I hope every one’s 2018 is turning out to be successful and beautiful! Without further ado, here are the fabulous samples I […]

TARTE Foil Finger Paints shadow palette

I had to pick-up one of Tarte’s Foil Finger Paints palettes, because first of all WHOA! what a beautiful compact case.                             The entire lid of this Rainforest of the Sea palette is encrusted in tiny turquoise stones, silver and copper rhinestones […]

Vampy Femme Fatale BURGUNDY lipsticks

Love dark lipsticks (like I do)!? This selection of six shades are all in the burgundy family, with some variation.Following is a little comparison and contrast of some of the dark lipstick shades in my personal collection.                                     […]

NYX Illuminator in Narcissistic

I’ve had this NYX Illuminator for a little while now, and wear it whenever my skin needs some brightening (as in the winter).   NYX’s Illuminator comes in 5 different, fairly sheer, shades. The one I chose is named Narcissistic. It is a very pale, sheer peach with a slight iridescence that makes skin glow. The overall […]