Jean Pierre Moisturizing Lip Mask–Review

Jean Pierre Moisturizing Lip Mask–Review

Oh, TJ Maxx, you get me in trouble sometimes.

A few weeks ago, I went into TJ Maxx to look for some clothes. I came out with no clothes (warranting a trip to Target next door) and with cosmetics instead. One of those items was this box of lip masks by Jean Pierre Cosmetics.

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No-Buy 2016

No-Buy 2016

Well, I’ve reached this point.

Starting now, I will be embarking on a three month long no-buy of skin care and makeup products. Admittedly, I bought some things in “preparation” for this drought period, but hey… it’s the effort, right?

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January ’16 Favorites

January ’16 Favorites

Hello all!

At the beginning of the new year I decided that I wanted to bring a series to the blog. I love doing review and haul posts, but I wanted a little more regularity to add in to the content. I love reading bloggers’ posts about monthly empties, hauls, and the like, but the one thing I really love to read is about their favorite products of the month.

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OZ Naturals Ocean Mineral Cleanser–Review

OZ Naturals Ocean Mineral Cleanser–Review

*This is a sponsored post. I received the following product in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own and are not reflective of the brand. Powered by BrandBacker.

I’ve worked with OZ Naturals in the past. Some things I’ve loved (and plan to buy in the future) and some things just didn’t fit with me well. Nevertheless, the US brand has a lot to offer consumers and I was thrilled to have the opportunity to work with them again!

This time I was sent the OZ Naturals Ocean Mineral Facial Cleanser. If you’ve been following my blog, you know I have a soft spot for cleansers. I don’t know why I love them so much, but being able to wash off makeup, dirt, oil, and other impurities is just so satisfying.

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Coastal Scents Revealed 2 Palette–Review and Swatches

Coastal Scents Revealed 2 Palette–Review and Swatches

In the past I was the person with single eyeshadows… maybe duos at best. I was never a palette girl. I mean, what do you do with that may eyeshadows??

Well, here I am, about to gush to you about how much I absolutely love this palette. Strap yourselves in ladies and gents.

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Etude House Dear My Blooming Lips Talk in BE106–Review

Etude House Dear My Blooming Lips Talk in BE106–Review

On a recent order for a fresh batch of makeup and skin care, I purchased the Etude House Dear My Blooming Lips Talk in BE106. Admittedly, I didn’t need a new lipstick–I have a collection in my bag already–but I’d read such great reviews that I had to try it myself.

Spoilers: I may be in love.

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The Beauty Blogger Award

The Beauty Blogger Award

the beauty blogger award

I’ve been nominated not once, but twice for The Beauty Blogger Award! Once was by Just Being Julz and the other was by All About Leanne. Each time I’m nominated for one of these blogger awards, I’m so happy and flattered that my little blog is getting recognition from other bloggers. I may not be able to do every single one, but I try my best!

The rules for The Beauty Bloggers Award are to answer the questions given, nominate 10 other beauty or fashion bloggers, and give them questions. Read more

Missha Creamy Strawberry Latte Cleansing Foam–Review

Missha Creamy Strawberry Latte Cleansing Foam–Review

I really love cleansing foams. I double cleanse at the end of the day (using an oil based cleanser first, followed by a water based foam cleanser) and the second step is one I always look forward to. I had a back stock of my Murad Pomegranate Foaming Cleanser, but as I was running out, I wanted to find a Korean alternative that was, preferably, more inexpensive.

I stumbled across the Missha Strawberry Latte Cleansing Foam and, at only about 5 bucks, figured why not?

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Skinfood Royal Honey Propolis Essence–Review

Skinfood Royal Honey Propolis Essence–Review

Propolis is an interesting little skin care ingredient. It’s actually a resin found in trees that honey bees use as a type of “glue” to help form their honey combs. It’s been used in skin care for it’s antibacterial and healing properties, making it useful for those with acne and redness.

That’s exactly why I was so excited to try out the Skinfood Royal Honey Propolis Essence!

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Behind The Blog featuring Yazzi from The Pretty Pomegranate…

Behind The Blog featuring Yazzi from The Pretty Pomegranate…

The amazing Karen of Confetti and Curves featured me today on her Behind the Blogger series. She writes interesting, informative content and is just such a wonderful person to chat with so, if you’re not already following her, please do! You won’t regret it!

The Pretty Pomegranate

Firstly ladies, a huge thank you indeedly on the lovely comments from yesterday’s post The Make Up Menu featuring MAC Craving… I have to say I’m really gaining momentum as a MAC craver and although it ain’t the ‘be all and end all’ in my collection, I can’t deny the colours are fabulous & the staying power is beyond impressive! I’m really looking forward to slowly expanding my collection so watch out for a few new lippies coming soon! Don’t forget, any recommendations let me know so I can check them out 🙂

However onto today’s post as I plump up the cushions on our virtual sofa yet again for another awesome blog buddy of mine *woo hoo* This week commences with the gorgeous Yazzi from The Pretty Pomegranate, a like minded cosmetic craver with a passion for Asian beauty products! In fact her blossoming blog just so happens to be jammed packed full of great reviews…

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