Clear, Glowing Skin with SheaMoisture Mud Masks

In the skin department, Summer usually means oilier than normal skin for me. Which also means clogged pores, and at times, acne prone skin accompanied by dehydrated and irritated skin thanks to time spent in the sun and insane amounts of sunscreen. One of the best ways that I deal with summer skin Read more

Try These 3 Sulfate Free Body Washes That Still Lather

It's a common beauty myth - switch to a sulfate free body wash and you have to give up that luxurious lather that makes pampering so much fun. But it's not true. Sure, you won't be able to bury yourself under a mountain of bubbles, but you don't have to Read more

How To Lighten Your Hair #MyOliaStory

I'm sharing #MyOliaStory as part of a Garnier sponsored series for Socialstars™ Taking your hair color from dark to light is a not something that can be done in a day. Well, at least not when you are doing it on your own at home. You want to be really Read more

Citrus Crumble Cookie Bars Recipe

What a way to treat yourself! Delicious, soft cookie bars topped with citrus marmalade, made with orange, lemon, lime, and grapefruit essences, and of course, topped with sweet, crispy crumble. Hello everyone! It’s so nice to meet all of you, friends of A Girl’s Gotta Spa! I'm Lyuba and I Read more

Improve Your Brow Game with Chella

My brows are sparse and basically non-existent in some spots. They also do this caterpillar ish from years of plucking the wrong way when I was younger. I've considered getting permanent makeup with a brow tattoo, but to be honest, I'm not a fan of needles (which is also the Read more

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theBalm Mary-Lou Manizer Review – Glow On!

This time of year more than ever, it’s all about the glow. Whether you choose a powder or liquid luminizer, you’ll want to sparkle (but not TOO much) for all those holiday parties and get -togethers. Enter theBalm’s Mary-Lou Manizer ($24).  It’s a highlighter…no it’s an eye shadow…no it’s a candlelight glow in a pressed powder!  Read more

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theBalm Cheater! Mascara Review

the Balm is highly underrated cosmetics brand in my opinion.  They’re quirky whimsical packaging always catches my eye so when the brand was on sale at Hautelook recently I took advantage and purchased a few things. Being a bit of a mascara maven, I chose to try Cheater! mascara. It promises endless drama with the “stars” Vince Volume, Donnie Dark-Coat, Thomas Thick and Lance Longlash. Quite a cast characters huh? Let’s see how faithful they are to my lashes!  Read more

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theBalm TimeBalm Concealer – High Performance for a Small Price!

Concealer is one (if not THE) most important makeup product in your repertoire. Everyone wants a flawless face! However, finding the correct formula and shade can sometimes present a challenge.

theBalm presents TimeBalm, an anti-wrinkle concealer with anti-aging ingredients like Vitamin A, C and E, soybean oil, panthenol, linoleic acid and phospholipids to help you look fresh around the clock!

TimeBalm is available in the following 6 shades:

  • Lighter than Light
  • Light
  • Light/Medium
  • Medium
  • Mid-Medium
  • Medium/Dark  Read more
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