It happens every year. I forgo brunches, drinks with friends and trips to Shake Shack so I can afford to splurge during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale! This year, I intend to broaden my shopping selection and not spend all my money on eyeshadow. I’ve been indulging in at-home spa treatments and daytime napping so I need some supply replenishment in that area and I also need more lipstick.…

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May Glossybox – it’s amayzing + a Giveaway

My love of beauty subscription boxes continues unabated. Today I’m revealing the beauty goodies in May’s Glossybox dubbed ‘aMAYzing.’ Get it? OK, moving on! Glossybox is consistently one of the best beauty subscription boxes on the market providing deluxe and full-sized samples of luxury skincare, makeup and hair care products. I’ve discovered some major gems courtesy of Glossybox and the aMAYzing box is stocked with new goodies and old favorites.…

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Why You Should Add Serums to Your Beauty …

Great skin. Everybody wants it, some people have it and we all work to protect and perfect the skin we’re in. Beauty breakthroughs happen all the time and beauty routines change with the latest obsession but one desire remains constant. Efficacy. Effective ingredients never go out of style and getting them onto and into your skin is job number one. For that, beauty gurus and skincare professionals recommend that you add serums to your beauty routine.…

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My First Essence Beauty Box – Unboxed

I love a good beauty box and I love a good subscription service. Put those two together and I’m in heaven. The good folks at Essence Beauty Box were kind enough to send me the Shine Like A Star box and it is perfect! It has products for all my favorite beauty categories including lashes! Let’s dig in.

What’s in the Essence Beauty Box

  • CoverFX Mattifying Primer with Anti-Acne Treatment
  • Miss Jessie’s Coily Custard
  • Dark & Lovely Soak It Up Oil Cocktail
  • Iman Luxury Lip Shimmer
  • Kiss Lashes
  • Colgate Optic White Toothpaste

OK, my favorites first!…

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Get Your Glow On With The REN Pure …

Good skincare is always in season and just in time for Spring, I’ve been testing the REN Skincare Pure Glow Trio, a three-step process for cleansing, exfoliating and revitalizing. Three steps you say? Yes and that’s a good thing. I know that with our super busy schedules, we all look for that one mystical, magical beauty product that will do it all but that’s not always the best approach.…

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How I Organize and Store My Makeup

How I Organize and Store My Makeup

Organization and access are the watchwords when storing your makeup. If you’re like me, someone with limited space but lots of product, keeping all your favorites organized and accessible in one space can be challenging. In today’s video, I’m giving you a glimpse behind the scenes of my daily makeup storage/application area and I show you how I whipped my makeup collection into shape for easy access and frustration-free mornings.… Read More