Blog Sale!!!

I’ve been slowly going through my makeup stash and doing a bit of decluttering. I want to start passing along products that just don’t get enough use to someone who will show them more love. Of course, there are some rules ....more

New Video: Current Favorites!

Hello again! Sorry it’s been so long since my last post. I did manage to finally crawl out from under my rock and record a favorites video ....more

My Summer Beauty Wish List

I always have fun reading these kinds of posts yet I rarely create them myself! It’s about time that I share with you what’s on my current wish list. This is sort of a preview of coming attractions (aka you’ll surely see a haul video featuring some of these soon as they make the leap from wanted to captured) ....more

The Prettiest Powder- Givenchy Prisme Libre Voile Rose

It’s really hard for me to getting excited about a face powder. It takes a truly stunning presentation, an ethereal effect and a fabulous formulation to show up on my radar…OOPS! I kind of just gave away the whole point of this review… well… here you go! ...more

An Unexpected Treat: Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette

I can normally tell by reading a press release or seeing a blog post about a product whether or not it’s something that will work for me. I have been blogging for a number of years now and I’ve learned a lot about what I like and what I don’t when it comes to beauty products. It’s not often that my initial or first impression of something is wrong, at least when it comes to how I will like or enjoy using something ....more

A Fresh Floral: Juicy Couture Hollywood Royal

Press Sample Earlier this year Juicy Couture launched a new, fresh version of their signature scent called Hollywood Royal. I took one look at the bottle and fell in love. However, it was only after reading the top notes that I really knew this was a perfume I could definitely get along with ....more

A Natural Way to Blush All Day- Clinique Cheek Pops

I first discovered Clinique Cheek Pops early last year when they released four shades (Plum, Ginger, Peach and Berry Pop). I picked up Peach and Plum Pop early on, but with the limited shade range I felt my collection was pretty complete. Imagine my excitement when I found out that Clinique was to release a whopping 8 additional shades earlier this Spring ....more

Battle of the New Highlighters: Estée Lauder and Laura Mercier

Spring is officially here! I know there is a lot of talk about pastels and pretty pinks, but for me the spring season always means that summer (yes, summer!) collections are being released. I love summer collections because they usually contain my most favorite products- bronzers and highlighters! ...more

With Love: My Valentine’s Day Makeup Favorites

It’s a polarizing holiday isn’t it? I’ve known people who cannot stand it and others who lived for it. Some say it’s silly and made-up and just another “Hallmark Holiday.” I somewhat agree with that ....more

Icy Winter Favorites

Up until today, we had not really had a winter here in Chicago. A little snow, a few really cold days…but compared to last year it was like spring. Of course, it was too good to be true and we have gotten about 15 inches of snow in less than 24 hours ....more