Cuepido Cosmetics

When it comes to makeup, I prefer a look that is natural, simple and that enhances instead of covering or transforming, which is exactly why Cuepido Cosmetics peaked my interest. Cuepido Cosmetics champions the idea of an absolute clean appearance by just putting on what you think is necessary and not overdoing Read more

Block Island Organics Review

Block Island - a gorgeous island located in Rhode Island. Yes, many people get confused - "isn't Rhode Island an island?" they ask me. I go on to list many islands found in Rhode Island - Patience, Goat, Aquidneck, Hog, Hope, Prudence Island... and so many more. My grandparents Read more

Pre-Natal Massage at The Lodge at Woodloch

Your aching back, your swollen cankles, your sore shoulders... if you are in your third trimester of pregnancy, I'm sure you can relate. There's so many things to look forward to with your impending arrival, but feeling like your body is falling apart is not one of them. As someone Read more

Makeup Wars: KEUNE So Pure (and so awesome)

KEUNE's So Pure products should simply be called "bottle of awesome." I had never tried this line prior to being sent them a few months ago, and I was skeptical that anything could combat my scalp issue at the time. All I can say is, scalp dryness and flaking? Read more

CIRCA Beauty

I absolutely love getting new makeup. Trying the different colors and products, choosing a favorite, bringing it home and opening that pretty new package. It's even better when I get something I haven't tried before. Like makeup from CIRCA Beauty, a cruelty free makeup line that's affordable, long wearing, trendy, Read more

Gifting Beauty Ideas – Sephora Deluxe Fragrance Sampler

sephora-samplerIn a muddle about what to give the picky girl on your list? Give her a present with that she can customize to her tastes. The Deluxe Fragrance Sampler from Sephora allows the giftee to choose their own fragrance after sampling twelve of the latest and trendsetting fragrances at Sephora. The gift sampler includes sample sizes plus a voucher that can be traded in for a full-sized bottle of any of the sampled fragrances plus an atomizer and a fragrance guide… Read more

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Review: Travertine Spa Botanical Body Wash

travertine-spa-tuberose-body-washThe holiday shopping is now in full gear and oftentimes we find ourselves stressing out over which gift is perfect for the loved ones in our lives and where we can find the best deals as we move from store to store for our quest. So here’s a novel idea: take a moment for yourself and relax. It doesn’t have to be anything long and drawn out or even an appointment at the spa (although I could definitely go for that right about now!) but it can simply done right in your own shower.

Travertine Spa’s Botanical Body Wash in Tuberose is one such treat that, although just a simple shower gel, it’s skin softening properties and intoxicating floral scent will have you feeling like you just incorporated a little luxury in your life.  Read more

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Beauty.com Cyber Monday Deals

Beauty.comHere are the great deals you’ll find on Beauty.com for Cyber Monday! Good only on 11/30/09 while supplies last! Enjoy!

* Go Smile Advanced Formula B1 $39.97 (Originally $89!)
* DECLEOR Bust Beautifying Toning Gel
* DECLEOR Vitaroma Face Emulsion
* DECLEOR Hydra Floral Moisturizing Cream
* DECLEOR Eye Make-Up Remover Gel
* DECLEOR Hydra Floral Gel Cream for Eyes
* DECLEOR Nutri-Delice Ultra Nourishing Cream
* DECLEOR Instant Radiance Moisturizer
* DECLEOR Radiance Revealing Peel-Off Mask
* DECLEOR Hydra Floral Flower Petals Eye and Lip Moisturizing Mask
* Nuxe Aroma Vaillance® Normal Skin
* Nuxe Aroma Vaillance® Dry Skin
* Nuxe Fluide Prodigieux
* Comptoir Sud Pacifique Vanille Mokha 1.6 oz.
* Comptoir Sud Pacifique Aloha Tiare 1.6 oz.
* Comptoir Sud Pacifique Caramel Sunset 1.6 oz.
* Comptoir Sud Pacifique Aqua Motu 1.6 oz
* Comptoir Sud Pacifique Amour de Cacao 1.6 oz.
* Go Smile AM/PM Toothpaste
* Go Smile Lemon Toothpaste

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Men’s Grooming Products: PureBliss Shower Gel

PureBliss Essentials sent me a sample of their organic Shower Gel for men to review in this video for my men’s grooming series, I discuss what I liked…and what I didn’t like about it.

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