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Hot Days and Nights Deserve Haute Nails

Hot Days and Nights Deserve Haute Nails

Essie Haute in the Heat - Swatches and Review Though I look forward to it every year, most of my summer is spent looking at pictures of white sand beaches while I sit in my overly air-conditioned office and try to convince myself that having a California Club for lunch counts as “enjoying the summer.” No fear, fellow cubicle dwellers.…
7 Office Purse Must Haves For Hot Summer Days

7 Office Purse Must Haves For Hot Summer Days

Stay Cool On The Go And In The Office It is the height of summer and holy smokes is it hot! Whether you are an obsessive purse packer and un-packer like me, or your bag is a bottomless pit - there are a few key pieces you'll want to pack on a daily basis to help keep your cool when…
China Glaze Captures Summer in a (Nail Polish) Bottle

China Glaze Captures Summer in a (Nail Polish) Bottle

China Glaze Off Shore - Swatches and Review Summer 2014 is in full swing, and my first beach trip of the season is just days away. I have almost everything planned: house rented, groceries purchased, wardrobe ready to pack. There's only one loose end: what color will I see on my toes as they're buried in the sand? Making my…
Get Department Store Worthy Beauty in The Aisles Of Target

Get Department Store Worthy Beauty in The Aisles Of Target

29 by Lydia Mondavi Review As a beauty blogger, I love it all. From an exquisitely packaged luxurious formula found at the department store counters to the guilt-free "grab some fun basics while I'm picking up toiletries"; there's nothing better than a little beauty shopping. And now, with offerings like 29 by Lydia Mondavi, Target has combined the best of…
Olay Body Wash Gets All Sensitive on You

Olay Body Wash Gets All Sensitive on You

Olay Sensitive Skin Body Wash Review By gosh, into everyone’s life a little rain must fall - a shower to wash away the collective dirt and tears of every sensitive soul. Our earthly sensitive souls are often covered in sensitive skin. Olay wants to help you wash the dirt and the tears away in the most gentle of ways with…
Milani Rose Powder Blush – Review and Swatches

Milani Rose Powder Blush – Review and Swatches

These blushes are blooming with beautiful bright color The arrival of Spring weather may be dragging for some of us, but seeing the latest Milani blushes on my vanity make me feel very very hopeful. Now, I’ve seen and experienced lots of blushes, but when these Milani Rose Powder Blushes came my way I knew I was in for something…
Olay Regenerist Luminous – Swatches and Review

Olay Regenerist Luminous – Swatches and Review

  Regenerate your face in just a few weeks If there’s one thing that always gets put on hold when I’m pinching pennies, sadly it’s skin care. When I don’t have an extra $100 to put towards a luxury cream or mask, it’s nice to have affordable options available at my local drugstore like Olay and their latest collection, the…
COVERGIRL Bombshell Shineshadow – Swatches and Review

COVERGIRL Bombshell Shineshadow – Swatches and Review

Be a Bombshell on your own terms... Everyone at one time or another thinks about what it might be like to be a bombshell - even if it is just for one day. This month I got to try the COVERGIRL Bombshell Shineshadow by Lash Blast. This is a versatile shadow that is packed with lots of reflective pigments of…
Milani Brilliant Shine Lip Gloss – Swatches and Review

Milani Brilliant Shine Lip Gloss – Swatches and Review

  Another Brilliant Offering from the Drugstore Fave Weheartsters looooove Milani Cosmetics. Just search our archives - we can't stop raving about them. Cheap only on terms of price, Milani’s products are good quality, and come in an array of colors usually only available through makeup artistry brands. Milani has shades and products for everyone, from the gal who barely…
Delush Polish XO Collection – swatches and review

Delush Polish XO Collection – swatches and review

All hail Queen Bey with a new indie polish collection! Beyoncé has inspired us all to put a ring on it, pay our bills, run the world and get bodied. Now, Beyoncé can inspire us to paint our nails (fiercely of course) with Delush Polish and their romantic XO Collection. This line pairs cremes with glitter to produce a set…