6 Drugstore Makeup Must Haves for a Fresh Spring Look

It's that time of year when I clean out my makeup area. Most of it is old enough to go straight into the garbage. I plan to minimize the area and stock it with some drugstore makeup must haves. I was sent a batch of CoverGirl products to try out, and this post contains affiliate links. And let's just clarify right away that I am far from a makeup artist! My lifestyle has changed to the … [Read more...]

Beauty Gifts for the Trendsetters on your List

There are so many ideas when it comes to beauty gifts that it can be overwhelming. My sister and I have gathered some ideas of products we have tried and deem worthy enough to recommend to others. Post contains affiliate links, but all opinions are our own. Beauty Gifts for the Trendsetters on your List Hair A while back I wrote about the Nume Lustrum curling wand. Professional curling wands … [Read more...]

12 Days of Mia Sweepstakes

Follow the hashtag #12DaysOfMia to get the scoop and see all of the ways to win! One (1) entry per person. Entrants must be eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry and be a resident of the United States, Puerto Rico, US Territory, or Canada to be eligible for this Sweepstakes. SWEEPSTAKES: 12 Days of Mia Sweepstakes WHO CAN ENTER: US and Canada SWEEPSTAKES EXPIRES: … [Read more...]

How Bad do you Want this Mascara?

We all know that sex sells. Watch this video and tell me if it works for you. This is a Fashionista Events opportunity. I got a kick out of this video. Although I think the name of the mascara is a little cheesy, the video is pretty adorable. I was cracking up and love all the facial expressions that she makes. Regardless of the name, I really do want to try out this new mascara from Too … [Read more...]

Join me for the #BeautyInspiration Twitter Party

Image credit: Hairspray & High Heels Makeup can be a quick and easy way to change up your look. It's never been easier to experiment with new trends through video tutorials and tips available across the web. Creating the look that is right for you can help inspire confidence and make you feel fantastic. Join us for a fun chat about beauty. From creating a flawless face with Rimmel Stay Matte … [Read more...]

SEPHORA Makeup Academy Palette Sweepstakes

SWEEPSTAKES: SEPHORA Makeup Academy Palette Giveaway WHO CAN ENTER: Worldwide SWEEPSTAKES EXPIRES: 02/26/2014 PRIZE(S): The first Sephora makeup academy palette composed of 130 colors for complete eye, lip, and full-face looks. This extraordinary palette will enable you to create thousands of looks for all skin tones, desires, and occasions. Combine the waterproof eye shadows and … [Read more...]

SEPHORA Moonshadow Sweepstakes

SWEEPSTAKES: SEPHORA Moonshadow Giveaway WHO CAN ENTER: Worldwide SWEEPSTAKES EXPIRES: 02/05/2014 PRIZE(S): Winner #1 will win Sephora Collection Moonshadow Baked Palette 'In the Tropics.' Winner #2 will win a Sephora Collection Moonshadow Baked Palette 'In the Nude.' Promotions are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. **Earn an Extra Entry!! … [Read more...]

Urban Decay Naked3 Palette Sweepstakes

SWEEPSTAKES: Sweepstakes - Win Urban Decay Naked3 Palette WHO CAN ENTER: US and Canada SWEEPSTAKES EXPIRES: 01/23/2014 PRIZE(S): Bellas, dare to get Naked all over again with Urban Decay’s latest shadow palette. Naked3 debuts 12 insanely beautiful rose-hued neutrals in an impressive range of shades—from pale, shimmery pink to deep black matte with red microglitter—in ultrasmooth … [Read more...]

Join me at the #WalgreensBeauty Twitter Party

It's a new year and a perfect opportunity to explore new trends to update your look.  Walgreens is the ultimate beauty destination to find everything you need from head to toe.  Enhance your natural beauty with a swoop of the new L'Oreal Butterfly Mascara, or go all out with haircare, skincare, and oral whitening products.  Walgreens knows how to be beautiful and has great savings on beauty and … [Read more...]

12 Days of Mía Holiday Giveaway

This post is brought to you by Mia Mariu.  All opinions are my own.  The holiday season brings many opportunities to get dressed up and let our inner fashionista side shine through.  Taking care of your skin is a huge part of that.  In the cold winter months it's important to use high quality makeup and skin care to protect your skin.  Thankfully, Mia Mariu is here with an awesome giveaway! 12 … [Read more...]

Wantable Subscription Boxes for Beauty and Accessories

Subscription boxes are very popular right now – you can find anything from organic food to baby items. I was super excited when I was able to partner with Wantable to receive my very own accessories box for review. They deliver great new accessories to your door every month for just $36 and you can skip a month or cancel at any time. How cool is that? Wantable Subscription Boxes Wantable offers … [Read more...]

Mia Mariu Touch-Up Kit for a Night Out

Mia Mariu is a health and beauty selling business that offers women the chance to have their own business. They offer natural health and beauty products that are offered only through independent advisors. I am excited to work with them to let you know about some of their great product, and I received products in exchange for my honest review. Mia Mariu Touch-Up Kit This mirrored compact set … [Read more...]

City Cosmetics Beauty Bag Sweepstakes

Contest ends August 15th SWEEPSTAKES: City Cosmetics Beauty Bag Giveaway WHO CAN ENTER: US only SWEEPSTAKES EXPIRES: 08/15/2013 PRIZE(S): Win a complete Beauty Bag featuring City Days Rejuvenation Moisturizer, City Syn Snake Venom Serum, City Views Rapid Repair Eye Cream, City Lips Advanced Formula Lip Plumper CLICK TO ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES! … [Read more...]

Get Fuller Lips with EnvyDerm Lip Plumper

I have always wished for fuller lips.  Not to the extent of getting injections or anything too drastic, but I was more than happy to review the new lip plumping gloss from EnvyDerm.  I had reviewed their Volume Mascara and Intense Liquid Eyeliner previously, so was eager to try out their new product. Fuller Lips with EnvyDerm Lip Plumper I love to wear lip gloss and I have been trying to be … [Read more...]

Beautiful Creatures Inspired Makeup from Pur Minerals

Beautiful Creatures is a highly anticipated new movie that hits theaters on February 14, 2013.  To celebrate, Pur Minerals has created a collection inspired by the film.  Being the Pur Minerals fan that I am, I could not wait to check it out! Product received for review purposes. Beautiful Creatures Inspired Makeup The nice compact kit is loaded with everything you need to transform yourself … [Read more...]

Quick Storage for Makeup and Toys with Lay-n-Go

Makeup can be an unorganized mess.  I do my makeup while sitting on my floor in front of my mirrored closet doors.  All of my supplies are all over the place and it's horrible.  Sure, I pick it up and make it look nice when I clean, but it doesn't take long to go right back how it was! Product received for review. Post contains affiliate links. Actually, that picture is not even that bad.  … [Read more...]

Fall Beauty with Mia Mariu

Fall is here and it's time to not only update my wardrobe, but also my makeup.  I had been interested in trying Mia Mariu for a while now, so I jumped at the chance for a review. Product received for review. Post contains affiliate links. Fall Makeup When the seasons change I like to take that as an opportunity to make a lot of changes myself.  I like to thoroughly go through my closets and … [Read more...]

Pur Minerals Eye Shadow Trios

New Eye Shadow Trios are coming out from Pur Minerals!  They have launched a newly formulated line of Eye Shadow Trios with amazing new shades and firming ingredients.  There are 10 different color combinations to choose from, sure to match everyone's outfits, moods and emotions! Product received for review. Post contains affiliate links. Being the huge Pur Minerals fan that I am, I am … [Read more...]

Pur Minerals L.K. Bennett Event in Chicago

Shelley and I recently attended the Pur Minerals L.K. Bennett Event in Chicago.  Having worked on reviews with Pur Minerals a few times, they were generous enough to invite us to this fabulous event.  The night was all about fashion and Spring beauty. Pur Minerals L.K. Bennett Event Check out my 2.7 seconds of fame!  I am in this video... look around :09 and you will see me getting my makeup … [Read more...]

Pur Minerals Review

Pur Minerals Pur Minerals is an amazing brand of makeup and quickly becoming my favorite.  I had reviewed a Pur Minerals 5-piece starter kit a few months back and was quite impressed with the coverage of the powder.  This time I was pleasantly surprised by the 4-in-1 Mineral Tinted Moisturizer.  I haven't used actual liquid foundation in years, but I do use moisturizer.  Using this tinted one … [Read more...]

Glitter Tips for a Holiday Makeup Look

The festive season is just around the corner and your mind must have already been started giving birth to new ideas on how to give yourself a different look this Christmas, especially if you are a woman. Well, the idea is very simple. Since it’s Christmas time, everything - from dresses to decoration - are bound to be dazzling and glittering. So, to complement the surroundings and to have a … [Read more...]

Pur Minerals Starter Kit

Pür Minerals 5-Piece NEW Start Now Kit Ever since I tried mineral makeup a few years ago I have been hooked.  I have not turned back since.  At first I thought this was my first time trying Pur Minerals, but then I remembered that the last time I had my makeup done they were using the entire Pur Minerals line!  That says something right there...The fact that the pros use it is indicator of it's … [Read more...]

Eco Lips Lip Balm Review

Eco Lips While reading the "about us" section of this website, I knew this was a company that I would like to work with.  I love hearing about people turning their passion or hobby into a successful business.  In this case it's also a love story since she met her hubby through her lip balm!  Eco Lips now consists of a team of dedicated people working to create environmentally-friendly, organic … [Read more...]

EnvyDerm Volume Mascara and Intense Liquid Eyeliner

EnvyDerm Volume Mascara and EnvyDerm Intense liquid eyeliner for lash growth and conditioning These two products complete the set for me since I already have EnvyDerm Lash Growth and Conditioning Serum from a previous review.  I noticed positive results from it and was excited to try these new products. Product was received for review purposes and this post may contain affiliate links. The … [Read more...]

Become Firm and Tone Mineral Foundation

Now that the sun is finally out shining brightly, I have been looking for a dual-action foundation with an SPF.   Sometimes when I am headed out to spend time in the sun, I would like to also look nice.  With my somewhat flawed skin, I can always use some coverage.  Instead of applying sunscreen and then following up with foundation, I prefer to just have an all-in-one product.  Less products on … [Read more...]

Hard Candy Cosmetics

Hard Candy has a very fun and affordable cosmetics line.  Especially for summer.  I received a variety of products that really made me want to doll myself up for a hot night out! Product was received for review purposes and this post may contain affiliate links. Hard Candy Cosmetics Take Me Out Liner - Glitter:  A glitter infused eye pencil.  How fun is this?  This silvery, sparkly eye liner … [Read more...]

Naked Minerals Starter Kit

Naked Minerals Starter Kit KIT INCLUDES: One Full-Sized 10.5 g Mineral Foundation Duo (Retail: $34.95) One 3.4 g Naked Bronzer Duo (Retail: $18.95) One 2 oz. Neroli Mist (Retail: $26.95) One Kabuki Brush (Retail $29.95) Retail Value $110.80 You save over $35!! Naked Minerals is healthy for your skin with none of the following: NO Mineral Oil NO FD&C coloring NO … [Read more...]

UltraPure Cosmetics Review

UltraPure Cosmetics really caught my eye because they are recommended for people with acne prone skin.  I need coverage for my existing blemishes without creating more.  After discussing the product with the CEO of UltraPure, Tracy Marshall, I was even more eager to try it. UltraPure Cosmetics - Mineral Perfection Set Apparently, a lot of mineral makeups contain Bismuth Oxychloride and … [Read more...]

iLuminess Beauty Series Airbrush Cosmetics System

iLuminess Beauty Series Airbrush Cosmetics System Luminess Airwas featured on one of my favorite shows!   Gotta love a company that gives back!  Luminess Air strongly supports UNICEF and other children's causes along with various breast cancer and women’s health organizations. I often fantasize about looking like a Victoria's Secret model, or any model for that matter.  If I ever voice this … [Read more...]

Illuminaré Cosmetics Review

Mineral makeup and cosmetics are very popular these days.  I am definitely a girly-girl when it comes to makeup and love to experiment.  Especially if the products are natural and good for my skin.  This was my first time trying liquid mineral makeup and I received the following products to review... Illuminare Liquid Mineral Cosmetics:  This is a very beneficial product for many reasons … [Read more...]

Lumiere Beauty Bar

Lumiere eye pigments and Lumi lips   Being a girl with no real experience with mineral make-up, this was a bit challenging for me.  I only recently started using mineral make-up on my face but have never used it on my eyes.  I am naturally more on the oily side, so I usually prefer very flat colors on my eyes.  I hate it when you get that streaky look from the eye shadow collecting in … [Read more...]

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