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And a bottle of Sheswai in every stocking…

And a bottle of Sheswai in every stocking…

Sheswai fall collection review and swatches photos: we heart this Favorite stocking stuffer ever? Why, a bottle of fancy nail lacquer, of course! And folks, it doesn't get much fancier than Sheswai. This California lacquer line is a long time favorite around we heart this headquarters. Besides being big 3 free, we always appreciate a bit of packaging porn. Check…
Crabtree and Evelyn Smoky Amber Holiday collection review

Crabtree and Evelyn Smoky Amber Holiday collection review

My new favorite scent, and if you hurry - get it for 20% off! Crabtree and Evelyn may be best known for their English floral scents, but let me share a little secret with you - they're my go-to spot for deep, earthy fragrances. Rose, Lily, Iris; they do them beautifully. But Sandalwood, Myrrh, Amber; these are the unexpected dark…
Illamasqua Summer 2011 – Toxic Nature Review

Illamasqua Summer 2011 – Toxic Nature Review

photos: we heart this The natural world has been ravaged. It's been plundered, recreated and altered. Humans have masked the natural with the unnatural. We've taken what we've wanted and conquered the environment...or so we thought. Nature always finds a way to find balance, to overcome, to remake and survive. It will flourish and it will fight back. And the…

Bobbi Brown Peony and Python palette – review, photos & swatches

Don't miss my new limited edition obsession... After 5+ years reviewing beauty products (and more than years than I'd care to mention of just being a full on beauty addict) I've got a pretty good handle of what works on me and what doesn't. And my number one rule of thumb? I'm warm toned and purples are not my friend.…
Manifest Destiny Update: Found –  2 online shopping options!

Manifest Destiny Update: Found – 2 online shopping options!

photo: we heart this No sooner had we posted our review of the stunning Manifest Destiny candle line, then the emails and comments began - many sounding like this, "I don't live near any of the stores listed on Manifest Destiny's site. Where can I buy the Manifest Destiny candles online?" Believe me, we understand. From the sepia tinged vintage…
A mysterious journey through time with Manifest Destiny Candles

A mysterious journey through time with Manifest Destiny Candles

Our review of the most unique candles you'll see this year photos: we heart this A sepia tinged photo, the edges frayed by the passing of time...a mysterious message that beckons exploration...an obscured history enveloped by an alluring scent... These are just some of the enigmatic elements used to create the stunning line that is Manifest Destiny Luxury Candles. Created…
Love Alert: Benefit Bella Bamba

Love Alert: Benefit Bella Bamba

A loving review of the newest Benefit blush photos: we heart this We've got a well documented obsession with Benefit's boxed blushes. The newest addition to the Benefit blush family, Bella Bamba ($28) is a beauty indeed. Easily elevated to the Love Alert status! I'm going to give this lil' box of happiness the Packaging Porn title as well. You…
MOR – the perfect present for: any woman on your list

MOR – the perfect present for: any woman on your list

MOR 2010 holiday collections review photos: we heart this After five years of reviewing beauty products and countless holiday collections, I can declare with confidence that you could make any woman on your list squeal with joy by giving the gift of MOR. The first bar of MOR soap I ever owned sat on display in my bathroom, wrapped in…
Skin & Bones – proving you can be green and hip

Skin & Bones – proving you can be green and hip

A Green Monday review of this luxurious, organic do-all photos: we heart this I have a confession to make. While I love buying organic products, anything too crunchy is just not for me. You know what I mean, things that look like they are sold from out of a van, possibly by someone with bare feet. Don't get me wrong,…
My New Favorite Thing – MOR soap review

My New Favorite Thing – MOR soap review

Let me begin by saying I have dry and sensitive skin and I am constantly searching for the perfect body cleanser. I have tried soaps with olive oil, oatmeal and aloe. When those didn’t work I tried some more with cocoa butter, seaweed and honey. I've purchased department store body washes and farmers market soaps, and still never found something…
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