Month: August 2014

Makeup and Beauty Bargain Picks {week of 8/25/2014}

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I’m baaaaaaaccccck!!  Last week was quite the whirlwind for me.  My best friend got married and I was her Matron of Honor, so there was a lot of things to do!  But, the day was beautiful, the bride was beautiful, and the dance floor was hoppin’ by the end of the night, so I will […] Read more…

Clinique Haul {and how to save the most money on high end products}

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A couple of days ago, I shared with you my review on Clinique’s Pore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator.  I promised to share this Clinique haul, but to take it a step further, I decided I also wanted to share with you how I saved the most money on these high end products {we all […] Read more…

The Simple Way to Make your Neon Polish go on Easier and Brighter

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Last night I painted my nails with the newest color from this month’s Julep Maven box called Neha.  Today, I decided it would be fun to add a neon accent nail since summer is almost over and soon I will be bringing out my fall nail color hues.  One of the things I have learned […] Read more…

Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Stay Matte Hydrator {skin care review}

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In just a little over a week, I will be standing by my best friend’s side as she gets married in an outdoor ceremony at a breathtaking location. What I am hoping is that the glare from my oily face doesn’t show up in the pictures. With that desire in mind, I have been testing […] Read more…

drugstore makeup and beauty bargain picks {week of 8/10/2014} – get FREE Revlon eye shadow!

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Drugstore Makeup and Beauty Bargain Picks for this Week Could you use some free eye shadow?  I mean, who doesn’t want free makeup? Last week I started my “Cosmetics Couponing 101” series and in the first post I commented on how couponing does not always result in freebies for you.  Well, this week my friends, […] Read more…

OPI Pop the Cork || Nail of the Day Swatch

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I have been loving experimenting with pairing different nail polish shades together, using accent nails, and so on.  One of the things I have been steering clear from, though, was chunky glitter.  I was worried it wasn’t age appropriate for me and that it would be terrible to get off. On a whim, and against […] Read more…

Cosmetics Couponing 101 : Where I get all the best coupons

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I have been doing my “Beauty Bargains” picks of the week series for a couple of weeks now, and I realized that although the couponing world makes sense to me {and the Beauty Bargain pick posts should be super helpful}, there may be someone out there just getting started in couponing and feeling a bit […] Read more…

Essie Urban Jungle || Swatch and Review

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Today’s swatch and review is on the new Essie Urban Jungle polish from their Haute in Heat Summer 2014 collection.  Although I have professed my love for Julep nail polish recently, I still find it a necessity to partake in new color options from some of my long-standing nail polish brand favorites, Essie included. About […] Read more…

Julep’s Glow Pore-Minimizing Blush in Peach Bellini {makeup review}

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You all know how much I love Julep Nail Polish.  But, did you know that Julep also carries its own line of makeup?  When I first subscribed to the Julep Maven box, I was very sure that I would NEVER add Julep’s makeup products to my box and that I would always request nail polishes […] Read more…

drugstore makeup and beauty bargain picks of the week {week of 8/3/2014}

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Drugstore Makeup and Beauty Bargain Picks for this Week I was REALLY excited when I saw the Walgreens sales flyer for this week.  Right smack on the front page was a deal for the new Maybelline Nudes eye shadow palette.  I actually already have it and am absolutely loving it.  I plan on doing a […] Read more…