You've Been Diagnosed with Celiac Disease... Now What?

Let’s talk about it: you’ve just been diagnosed with Celiac disease and finally all of your problems have a name. You are not crazy. You are not depressed. It's just that your body is attacking your intestines for no other reason that it considers gluten an enemy. Now, you can sit there and feeling lost and sorry for yourself because the big G is EVERYWHERE, or you can see it for what it is: a second chance. A chance to eat better, to finally know what’s wrong and do something about it. ...more
I hate to be the dissension, but I've yet to find really good gluten free alternatives to ...more

A world of BB creams. Reviews.

BB creams have been out for some time now, every brand offers one and they ALL promise miracles but, what do they deliver?In Korea, a BB or Beauty Balm is a combination of products design to facilitate your morning routine, usually they contain: SPF, moisturizer, primer, some have an illuminating component and then your make up and this is where a Korean BB cream differs from an American one: their products actually delivers the coverage they promised our seldom do.I own five drug store BB creams and these are my thoughts.Rimmel BB cream....more

Revenge, when a NYX palette bites back.

Last Saturday I finally got my hair done, Yay, and on my way home I could not not stop by Ulta. Even though I don’t like how they repackage used cosmetics, even though I don’t like their coupon policy I still enjoy Essence Make up and NYX so I stopped.I purchased a couple of things, nothing major but on my way out I saw a small display for NYX’s new Revenge palette; I had to buy it....more

Gluten Free puff pastries

As you probably know, I can't have gluten. That doesn't mean I gave up on sweets, after trial and error I learnt to bake some pretty awesome desserts, it passed my children's inspections!I grew up in Europe and one thing I really miss from home are those delicate, hollowed puff pastries filled with decadent coffee cream; for this reason I started dabbling in my kitchen until I achieved an almost perfect cream puff....more

Oscillate? Vibrate? Rotate? What does it mean for my face??

After a small break, mainly due to my fast degenerating health I decided to come back with a quick blog about beauty devices and the difference between an oscillating and a rotating device with examples included.Let’s talk about two popular beauty devices: The Clarisonic, the PMD and a possible alternative; I have personally used all the products I’m going to write about for months so I do have a solid opinion....more
AndieSofrito lol, I love my Clarisonic and when I tried the Olay one I just couldn't believe ...more

Rotating VS Oscillanting beauty device.

After a small break, mainly due to my fast degenerating health I decided to come back with a quick blog about beauty devices and the difference between an oscillating and a rotating device with examples included.Let’s talk about two popular beauty devices: The Clarisonic, the PMD and a possible alternative; I have personally used all the products I’m going to write about for months so I do have a solid opinion....more

Maybelline loves

I remember back when I was in high school and then college that Maybelline was not a good make up brand, they used to offer very few shades of foundation and they were mostly pinky and not very suitable for many. Fast forward a  decade and it’s now one of my favorite brands, to say the truth I have never used a Maybelline foundation so I can’t really say if they are any good but I’ve used everything else, this will be an overview of my top things from this brand and why....more

Sephora versus Ulta

I’m sorry I’ve been gone a while but I have been ill and not really “chatty”, any who, I’m BAAAAACCCKKKK.Something I’ve been meaning to blog about for a while is the Sephora VS Ulta debate, which one is better? Where can I can my money’s worth?...more

Wayne Goss brush set review.

As I sit at my laptop today I’m debating whether to write this piece or skip, it’s about a product that I was very excited about and I really wanted to love it, instead I’m a bit on the fence.I’m talking about the Wayne Goss brushes, yet another YT guru has struck out and decided to put his name on a set of brushes....more

It Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Palette, why aren't we talking about it??

As I browse through the YouTube channels I keep wondering why everyone is talking about the Naked 3 and nobody is mentioning the It Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Vol.1 Matte Luxe transforming eye shadow palette...This should have been talked about!...more
AshleyLeona you are correct but I dipped the brush in the shade and in the shimmer strip and ...more