March 2017 Birchbox Review

I received the March Birchbox and I was pleasantly surprised with its contents. In recent months, I have become more interested in haircare and skincare and less in makeup, so this box was just right. First up, I got the Kerastase Discipline Bain Fluidealiste Anti-Frizz Shampoo and Conditioner. I have sampled a hair oil from […]

Brand Spotlight: Le Metier de Beaute

One day while browsing through beauty blogs I discovered LMdB and it’s eyeshadow layering technique and I was immediately intrigued. I promptly signed up for their new subscription service and stayed with it for 2 years. During that time, I amassed quite a collection from them and I surprisingly can’t anything negative about any of […]

The Blogger Made Me Buy It

  After reading beauty blogs for years, I was bound to pick up a few products based on their reviews. Anytime I’m considering a purchase, I read blogs in order to validate my purchase. More often then not, I end up reading about, and buying, things I never had intentions of buying! I went through […]

DIY Lip Balm by Alicia

If you’re extra careful about the ingredients you use on your skin like I am, then you’ll appreciate this simple, do it yourself lip balm. It doesn’t take very much time to make, and it really is so hydrating. Plus, it will save you some money in the long run, because the cost is minimal […]

February 2017 Birchbox Review 

Last month two things happened that together convinced me to grab a February Birchbox. First, I received a $10 credit due to a California class action lawsuit. Second, I found a promo code for a deluxe sample of the Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick in the color Patina, which I have been dying to […]

TheBalm Haul (& Giveaway) 

You may have seen my Instagram posts last week about the flash sale TheBalm was having with  50% off sitewide. I told myself I didn’t need anything and therefore had no reason to buy anything. That last for about an hour before I couldn’t help myself and jumped onto the site to pick up a […]

New in Makeup

Between shopping my stash and receiving a lovely gift from a blogger friend, I have quite a few new makeup products I get to test in the coming months. I decided to try out four products covering different aspects of makeup: foundation, bronzer, blush and bronzer. Looking at them now, they seem very well suited […]