Lifestyle: What I’m Loving Right Now

Let’s face it – beauty is only one of my passions, as I’m sure is the case for you! I thought I’d share some of my current favorites unrelated to beauty. I’d love to hear yours in the comments! Books, books and more books! On July 1, I completed my personal reading challenge: 12 books […]

Have You Heard of Doubledown Cosmetics?

Disclaimer: Gifted A couple months ago, (May 11, to be exact!) I got to spend the day before my birthday with a nice mix of new and old friends because my girl Maria – the total badass boss behind the former Cult Nails and a former beauty blogger – had friends Kristen and Marvin Speller […]

KBShimmer Seas the Day!

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom Just want to point out before I go any further…those flamingoes are my actual lawn ornaments, in front of my Floridian home, haha! KBShimmer‘s latest collection, Seas the Day, is full of seven beautiful “sun-bleached” crème polishes in tropical colors, and three multichrome, flakie toppers! The combination of the topper […]

KBShimmer Suns Out: Tri-Thermal with Aurora Shimmer

Disclaimer: PR sample, see below. Friends don’t let friends settle for tri-thermal nail polish collections that don’t have aurora shimmer in them. So I’m here to tell you, KBShimmer‘s nine-piece Suns Out tri-thermal collection has launched just in time for fast-approaching summertime to satisfy my need for polishes that do tricks (I’m such a sucker […]

April 2022 Empties

My April empties ranged from hair care, skincare to makeup and nail stuff – I am really stoked at how I’m doing going through product this year. I used up $152.59 worth of product in April, bringing my 2019 total to-date to $505.12! How did you do this month?! KBShimmer Picture Perfect Cuticle Cream in […]

Qtica Smart Spa Sugar Scrubs and a giveaway!

Disclaimer: PR Sample; see bottom In my early 20s, I was a salt scrub devotee, until someone introduced me to my first mango-scented sugar scrub from The Body Shop. The only salt scrub I’ve used since is the homemade one I use when I’m congested and need some peppermint essential oil in my life! When […]

Age-Defying Skincare with Airelle

Disclaimer: PR sample, see bottom I’ve always been given compliments such as, “You don’t look like you’re *insert age*!” I got carded entering an R-rated movie while in my 30s. People really know how to make a girl feel good! Although I still receive compliments that I look younger than my age, it’s not as […]

March Favs!

Do you recall last month, I blogged about my personal little study of makeup use (find it here)? Well, I’ve kept that going everyday, still! It’s made me very aware of the products with which I’ve become infatuated, as well as the staples I can’t live without. I’ve found myself reaching for the below products […]

KBShimmer Wave After Wave – Polish Pickup April 2022

Disclaimer: PR Sample, see bottom of post KBShimmer is knocking it out of the park with its magnetic polishes. One of my favorites is the June 2018 Polish Pickup pretty, Insert Coin (see it here!) The brand’s latest  magnetic does NOT disappoint – Wave After Wave, exclusively for Polish Pickup, is complex and stunning! “Water […]