Target the 5 Signs of Aging #ad

Disclosure: Thanks to RoC® MULTI CORREXION® 5 in 1 Chest, Neck and Face Cream, I’m targeting the 5 signs of aging as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #WomenWhoRoC While the Summer wreaks havoc on my skin by aging it with damaging UV rays, the Winter is equally as Read more

Probiotic Skin Care: Miracle Ingredient or Marketing Hype?

As a consumer, my hope is that when a product comes to market, it delivers information that is true. I mean, we're all so busy, who has the time to fact check everything? For a while, we all believed the mascara commercials and ads where the spokesperson/model had the most Read more

Tips for Gray Hair #GrayAway

I hate to break it to you, but eventually gray hair will rule your mane. Chances are, if you are reading this article, you already know this to be true. When we go gray, and how much, is a mix of genetics and lifestyle. So while you may not be Read more

Charcoal Skin Care Products for Acne Prone Skin

Do you have oily or combination skin? You may want to consider incorporating charcoal into your skin care regimen. Sure, charcoal is totally on trend right now and may seem like a fad, but it's for good reason. Charcoal absorbs oil and draws out toxins and bacteria from the skin. Those Read more

Voluminous Beach Wave Hair

Little did I know when growing up on the beaches of Rhode Island, that the wavy hair that came naturally among the sand and surf, would be a hairstyle I would try so hard to achieve as an adult. While my hair does have a slight natural wave to it, Read more

Butter London JELLY Nailcolor Collection

Butter London touts gorgeous shades of nail lacquers, all with an added bonus. Every one of Butter London’s nail colors are ” 3 Free”. This means that they contain NO Formaldehyde, NO toluene, and NO DBP (Phthales). And in this case less is more of a good thing! The company was founded by British entrepreneur Sasha Muir with a vision of combining high fashion and health into the premier British fashion brand, Butter London. You’ll find lots of lovely fashion forward shades with cheeky British-inspired names like “British Racing Green”, “Artful Dodger”, and “Old Blighty” to name a few.  Read more

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Lela Rose Linen Beauty Clutch Plus 16 Deluxe Samples

lela_rose_beauty_clutchBeauty.com has yet another fashion designer handbag chock full of beauty samples! With a purchase of $100 or more, you will get the Lela Rose linen beauty clutch with 16 deluxe samples. The linen purse features the signature feather painted Lela Rose print from her spring 2010 collection.

Here’s what comes in the clutch:  Read more

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Green Your Beauty Routine with Physicians Formula Organic Wear


Cosmetics are notorious for containing harsh chemicals, synthetic ingredients, and being sold in mountains of unnecessary packaging. Environmentally friendly cosmetics companies are starting to pop up here and there, but few have gone to the lengths that Physicians Formula have with their Organic wear line to ensure that they provide their customers with the best all-natural makeup solution on the market. The ingredients are free of synthetic preservatives, 100% cruelty free, and even the packaging is created with the earth in mind.  Read more

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Review: Silky Cosmetics Body Creme & Whipped Sugar Body Polish

silky_cosmetics_sugar_scrubIf I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times…I love love love discovering indie beauty brands. Especially when their products are amazing! Do you agree? So when I was contacted by the owner of Silky Cosmetics prior to their launch, I was excited to give their bath and body products a spin. And while I said, yes please, my skin said: Thank you!

Whipped Sugar Body Polish:  Welcome to heaven…or rather– Bliss. This mixture of coconut oil, shea butter, soy bean oil and sugar delights your spirit with the fragrance of papaya and florals. It’s juicy and sweet with the light scent of freshly bloomed flowers.  The consistency is actually dreamy creamy and mousse-like. The sugar gently exfoliates your skin and the oils soften it without leaving behind a greasy residue.  Read more

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