Tipping Optional?

I moved to Phoenix a couple of months ago from Las Vegas in search of better opportunities for career development and a change of pace, a different life. So far Phoenix has not disappointed, especially in the area of customer service. So far, everyone here has been genuinely friendly and not in that smarmy friendly-because-I-want-you-to-tip-me way that I found so often in Las Vegas. ...more

Beauty Products I've Used Up: Are They Repurchase-worthy?

Since I became a beauty blogger a year ago, I've bought a lot of makeup and skincare products. Most of the time, I like to use up what I buy, but some products are so disappointing that I just can't finish 'em. Let me share with you 5 beauty products that I used up. Now the question is, should I repurchase them or go on to something new? Check out my mini-reviews on my blog....more

My Must-Have Items of Fall

We all have certain things that we love about each season. Whether it be the longer days in the summer, the signs of new life in the spring, the blanket of white after the first winter's snow or the changing of the leaves in the fall... there's always something beautiful to look forward to. With each season comes another kind of list of things I look forward to. You know what I am talking about, all those items you've had stored away for the last 6 months. Those go-to items that bring you comfort when the weather starts to cool down. These are a few of mine this year......more

Sally Hansen Gem Crush Glitter Nail Polish Razzle-Dazzler 06 & How to Remove It

Review of Sally Hansen Gem Crush Glitter Nail Polish in Razzle-Dazzler 06 photo credit: Allison Cohen...more

Fourth of July Nails!

I like to celebrate holidays in all aspects of my life, even with cute themed manicures. Fourth of July is the perfect opportunity to show my patriotism with a red, white, and blue design! ( I also threw in some silver) ...more

How to Quick Dry Your At Home Pedicure

As a busy mom, I often forgo the simple luxuries that I once took for granted.  This includes nice looking nails.  I love to get manicures and pedicures, but I can't bring myself to pay for them.  And scheduling the time to do it is even worse -  I just don't go. Doing my nails at home is the only way they get done at all, but then I have to find the time to let them dry and that means that I can't be doing anything else so I don't mess them up.  That doesn't happen either. What's my trick? ...more

Zoya PixieDusts for summer 2013!

**PR sample provided by company representative**...more

Zoya Stunning Collection for summer 2013!

**PR sample provided by company representative**Good afternoon! I've finally got the Zoya Stunning collection ready for you guys! This is a collection of 6 cremes - altho, I've found, there is some hidden shimmer in a few of them!...more

China Glaze Hologlam Take a Trek swatched+review

**PR sample provided by company representative**Ready for another China Glaze Hologlam collection polish? I've got a great blue for you today - Take a Trek - a denim blue. You can see the rainbow more in this color than in some of the lighter colors. I know I always say this, but I like the darker holos....more

China Glaze Hologlam Sci-Fly By swatches+review

**PR sample provided by company representative**Back to some China Glaze Hologlam collection polishes! Today's post is on Sci-Fly By, a silvery blue. The holo is stronger in this one, at least a little, and I kind of like it....more