November Allure Beauty Box

Well, I didn't realize that I would receive another Allure box 2 weeks after I got the first. I also didn't realize that the first box I got was the October box so I had to go back and rename that post. I'm cancelling this box for a number of reasons, the first being the … Continue reading November Allure Beauty Box

Tom Ford Skin Illuminating Powder Duo – 01 Moodlight

This was part of my big purchase from Beautylish during their buy $100 get a $20 gift card promotion. I've never owned a Tom Ford product before so I thought I'd dive right on in with something that I could wear everyday (I need to get my moneys worth at $82). The Skin Illuminating Powder … Continue reading Tom Ford Skin Illuminating Powder Duo – 01 Moodlight

October Allure Beauty Box

Welp. I signed up for another box. The Allure Beauty Box. I really have a love hate relationship with these things. I always end up giving the samples away to friends and family, which is great and all but... that's $10-$15 I could've spent elsewhere. I've committed to seeing how much of this box and … Continue reading October Allure Beauty Box

Nars Man Ray Veil Cheek Palette

I'm sad to say that this Nars Man Ray Veil cheek palette might go back to Sephora. It's beautiful. Smooth and lovely but both the bronzer and the highlight are too dark for my skin tone. The blush is lightly pigmented and gorgeous though. I had considered using the highlight as a bronzer but it … Continue reading Nars Man Ray Veil Cheek Palette

Twisted Wonderland Custom Perfume Oil

I'm a big fan of indie perfumes. Who doesn't want to smell like a marshmallow burning in the fire or banana taffy?? Who?? OK, maybe YOU don't, but I do! Twisted Wonderland is a small business located in Upstate New York that I have purchased from before. Their scent list is pretty extensive and their … Continue reading Twisted Wonderland Custom Perfume Oil

My Morning Skin Care Routine

My mother instilled in me the importance of taking care of my skin from an early age. I didn't get makeup like most of my Junior High friends, I got night cream and sunscreen. Back then I was less than thrilled, but now that I'm in my 40's, I couldn't BE more thankful (said in … Continue reading My Morning Skin Care Routine

theBalm Nude’tude & Nude Dude

$8. $8 each. No one can complain about that. Charming Charlie had theBalm products on sale for buy 1 get 1 free and offered $10 off your first purchase as well. So, these ended up being about $8 a piece including shipping. I'm not mad at you Charming Charlie and theBalm. These are not my … Continue reading theBalm Nude’tude & Nude Dude

Laura Geller – Most Loved, Least Talked About

Nobody talks about Laura Geller and I wish more people would. The Balance N Brighten in Medium is my everyday contour shade. It's so smooth and blends in so nicely. The mini will last me YEARS. The new Baked Gelato Swirl in Diamond Dust free with purchase sample that I received from Ulta is my … Continue reading Laura Geller – Most Loved, Least Talked About