WIN $308 in BPAL Lupercalia Perfume Oils

WIN $308 in BPAL Lupercalia Perfume Oils

In honor of BPAL Lupercalia, the collection dedicated to love, we've got a giveaway you're sure to love too. The lucky winner will walk away with a whole bunch of Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab; 11 oils from the collection: Luperci 2014 The Expiration Love And Sleep From You I Have Been Absent In The Spring There Is A Garden In…
BPAL Lupercalia 2014 review

BPAL Lupercalia 2014 review

Love and Lust...BPAL style You wouldn’t expect BPAL’s take on love to be all roses and chocolates would you? Sure, there’s roses and chocolate involved, but there’s also tears and graves. It's BPAL Lupercalia time, and the prudish and the faint of heart need not apply. So, what exactly is Lupercalia? Oh, just an ancient Roman pre-Valentine holiday that involved…
tarte Maracuja Oil and C-Brighter Eye Treatment – review

tarte Maracuja Oil and C-Brighter Eye Treatment – review

  The latest skincare infused with Amazonian goodness It wasn't bad enough that my skin was winter parched - I just had to overdo it with prescription Retin-A. I should have known better, but I thought all that burning meant the stuff was really working. Then I woke up with a beet red face. Next the peeling and flaking began.…
Five Spring Fashion Trends to Buy Right Now

Five Spring Fashion Trends to Buy Right Now

Get these spring fashion trends while you can! For the 99% of the country subjected to a record cold and snowy winter, the first signs of spring are a welcome sight. Time to ditch down jackets, boots and sweaters in favor of some brighter and lighter pieces. Usher in the warmer weather and longer days with some of the top…
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…
Hawaiian Chili Recipe

Hawaiian Chili Recipe

Chili is my favorite dish to warm up at dinnertime. Years ago, my father taught me this recipe and I remember being intrigued by his choice of garnish - pineapple. It seemed so exotic at the time! Over the years, this chili recipe has been tweaked, evolving into our family's own adaptation. One year, my husband's Army Unit was having…
The Lipstick League – week of 3.24.14

The Lipstick League – week of 3.24.14

One of the best thing about being beauty-obsessed is sharing these obsessions with friends (it's the whole reason 'we heart this' exists, friends!) And I have to say, I am never more excited then when someone takes a shine to BPAL. So, imagine my delight when I showed up at a friend's house recently and she showed me this -…
Life Beyond Lipgloss – 03/28/14

Life Beyond Lipgloss – 03/28/14

Yahoo - it's Friday! This week at we heart this we examined the reboot of tarte's iconic Cheek Stains, shared our boatload of goodies from our The Makeup Show Haul and cleaned up with the orange-scented bath and body products from A Girl's Gotta Spa. But life is about more than beauty products, here are a few links that we…
A Girl’s Gotta Spa! Energizing Citrus Body Wash and Lotion Review

A Girl’s Gotta Spa! Energizing Citrus Body Wash and Lotion Review

Go ahead and pamper yourself with spa-worthy products! I'm convinced that 2014 is the "Year of the Beauty Blogger." After years of toiling at home, taking photographs, researching products and writing heart-felt but honest reviews for their fellow beauty-obsessed readers, it seems the world has noticed the might of the hard-working bloggers. Have you noticed your favorites popping up in…
The Makeup Show Haul and Recap – Los Angeles 2014

The Makeup Show Haul and Recap – Los Angeles 2014

Take a look at what a beauty blogger picks when she's buying! The Makeup Show has officially become my favorite convention of the year. Not even the rain this year could keep me away from it (LA folks are pretty soft when it comes to bad weather, it’s kind of embarrassing!) In fact, when my husband suggested I stay home,…