Browsing Category : Beauty

Best Products for BIG HAIR


    I am obsessed with BIG hair and wish that the frizzy, giant, teased hair of the 1980’s would make an appearance now. My thin, frizzy locks need all the help it can get in the volume department so I’m excited to share these products with you in the event you too are looking to pump up the volume…

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Best Dupes for Your Favorite High End Makeup


The Best Dupes I Have Seen are right here! I have been reading about finding drugstore products that are perfect matches for high end, luxury brands.  There are some that come up over and over again so I thought I would feature them here on the blog. There are some products that are so close that I do wonder if…

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5 Favorite Products You Can Find At The Drugstore


Over the years, I’ve talked so much about beauty products, skin care, and green beauty and I have tried thousands of products. When I learned about toxins in beauty products, I threw out everything I had. I felt like companies had fooled me by allowing parabens and other potentially harmful ingredients into their shampoos. lipglosses, hairsprays, and other personal care…

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Battle of the Concealers: Maybelline, ShapeTape, ITCosmetics


I have been looking everywhere for a long-lasting, pigmented concealer that will cover up dark circles and everything else I want to hide. I had been hearing about ShapeTape forever so I decided to buy a tube and put it to the test. I had Bye Bye Under Eye which I’ve used and liked for years, and I picked up…

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The Best Natural and Organic Beauty Brands


When I learned about the toxins and harmful chemicals in personal care products, I was really surprised. I went down a rabbit hole of finding information about how toxic ingredients were allowed in our beauty products (and household cleaning products) and this led me to throw out bags and bags of makeup, hair care, personal care products, and body lotions.…

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Proven Skincare: Personalized Products Made For You


Recently I had the opportunity to try Proven Skincare. This company is a little different than others because they design a very personalized routine and products geared towards your very specific needs. First, you fill out a detailed questionnaire about your skin (answer questions about your age, ethnicity, skin type, air quality where you live, how much sleep you get…

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My Favorite Spring Products


  The weather is changing and the sky has been blue, there are blossoms on the trees and spring is here. It’s a nice time to switch to some lighter scents. Here are some of my recent favorites! I have absolutely been LOVING this Molton Brown Orange and Bergamot Radiant Body Oil. When I first applied it, I fell in…

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Botox and Fillers


Several years ago, I visited Laser Away in San Diego, California.  I had a really positive experience and liked the effects of the Botox in my forehead which eliminated a deep wrinkle that drives me crazy. It also gave my upper face a little lift, really only I noticed this! It was a very easy procedure: my makeup was removed,…

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