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.

I blog mostly about beauty products, which was obviously intended, but I have found that I like blogging about lifestyle topics, too. So, with my new series, I’ve decided to Read more

Makeup By Evon Cream Matte Lipstick in Daring Marsala–Review

Makeup By Evon Cream Matte Lipstick in Daring Marsala–Review

The matte lipstick trend has been going strong in fashion for awhile now, maybe due to celebrities like Kylie Jenner. I, for one, have found it difficult to hop on that bandwagon. It’s not because I can’t appreciate a gorgeous, full matte lip… but because I hate the way it feels. I find myself licking my lips, rubbing my lips together, and biting my lips… all. the. time. I always  have some kind of balm on and prefer lip gloss or creamy lipsticks that shine over matte finishes. It’s just who I am. So for now I patiently wait for this trend to pass.

That’s when this Makeup By Evon Cream Matte Lipstick fell into my lap… or, rather, my Memebox (reviewed here). This one is in the shade Daring Marsala. Initially I was not too excited. It’s matte. But, like a good beauty blogger, I sucked it up and tried it on. 😉

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October 1st Blog Changes

October 1st Blog Changes

Happy October 1st!

Okay, so it’s not a “special” day or a holiday, but I like the first day of October because (to me) it really signifies that Fall has started. Cooler weather is coming, longer nights are creeping in, boots and sweaters are cleaned and in the wardrobe ready to be worn.

For me, the new season also means Read more