Another August Birchbox Reveal

Hey, beauties! I'm not sure why, but I received a 2nd Birchbox for August. I'm not complaining, though! I definitely liked this box better than the first Birchbox I received. The first sample I received is Coastal Scents® Blush & Bronzer Palette. It says on the sample that it's one blush and one highlighter. I… Continue reading Another August Birchbox Reveal

The Look I’m Loving!

Now that I have really dark black-violet hair, I decided to play a bit with my makeup today. The jury is still out regarding my new color - I'm still on the fence. I began my usual makeup routine starting with the blending of Laura Geller's Ethereal Spackle and Josie Maran's Protect & Perfect Skin… Continue reading The Look I’m Loving!

Ulta Mini Haul – Update

Hey, beauties! I went to Ulta today to buy tweezers only. Yeah, right. Well, needless to say, I came back with some goodies that I'm looking forward to trying. Right now, if you spend $19.50 on any Ulta Beauty Collection products, you get a free makeup bag filled with awesome goodies!!     The makeup… Continue reading Ulta Mini Haul – Update

August Birchbox Reveal

Well, my first Birchbox arrived today. I really have to say that I'm woefully unimpressed. I specifically stated in my profile that I am NOT interested in hair products, but I still received 3!! I could see one maybe? Anyway, my first product was l'eau de Mare Shampoo and Conditioner. I have not used it yet,… Continue reading August Birchbox Reveal

Chemical vs. Physical SPF

As a skincare/beauty junkie, I am always careful about using SPF all year round. Regardless of the season, it's vital to use SPF even if it's cloudy. I was using a skincare line faithfully and always wore a sunscreen in the form of makeup or a moisturizer that contained SPF. I was on a really… Continue reading Chemical vs. Physical SPF

MY Je Ne Sais Quoi Lips

Unfortunately, my lips are not my best asset by far! I love full lips, but I've never had them and never will. However, I still love experimenting with different lip colors. My obsession lately has been It Cosmetics Vitality Lip Flush 4-in-1 Reviver Lipstick Stain. $20 for a tube of lip stain is a bit steep… Continue reading MY Je Ne Sais Quoi Lips