Justin’s Review: Natural Nut Butters & Peanut Butter Cups for All

Looking for delicious peanut butter cups & nut butters made with only natural ingredients? Check out our Justin’s Review and see why everyone in our house loves Justin’s!

bareMinerals Modern Pop Collection Swatches and Review

Press Sample Affiliate Link Spring is here, ladies! With three feet of snow outside my door, it’s hard to believe, but bareMinerals has reminded me that winter is over with their spring collection. Evoking a 60’s Mod tone, the bareMinerals Modern Pop Collection is full of soft, yet rich colors

Go Green Get Fit Sponsor Spotlight – Earth Mama Angel Baby – Go Green Get Fit Week 11

Earth Mama Angel Baby is a sponsor of the Go Green Get Fit Challenge. They offer products that are certified organic, vegan, 100% toxin and cruelty free and free from dye, preservatives and fragrances. Earth Mama Angel Baby sent out a gift set worth $25 to the Go Green Get Fit Participants.  It included: 1 box Mama-To-Be Tea Sampler 1 1oz New Mama Bottom Spray 1 1oz Happy Mama Spray 1 50ml Calm & Clean Hand To Toe Wash 4 samples each; Angel Baby Bottom Balm, Natural Nipple Butter and Organic Milkmaid Tea Their products are so wonderful that it was difficult to pick my favorite part.  Last night for a treat, I made a

BECCA Ombre Nudes Eye Palette Swatches and Review

Press Sample Affiliate Link Behold! The Multi Tasking Power of This Neutral Gradient Palette You can’t flip a magazine page or click a link on a beauty blog without seeing the words “ombre” and “contour.” These two concepts weren’t even on my radar just a few years ago, and now

Moana Skincare Review: Pure Drop of Youth Collection

Press Sample I’m in a pickle…my skin is changing – and changing fast! I have typically had oily skin with a tendency for spots. As I age, my skin has become drier with more wrinkles, yet I still get breakouts. How does one treat dry skin without exacerbating blemishes? Thanks to Moana SKincare, I think I may have found an answer! Moana, is a certified 100% organic skincare line from New Zealand. Their main ingredient, red seaweed, is native to New Zealand and each of Moana’s products also contains red

Cargo BeachBlush Swatches and Review

Press Sample Affiliate Link Banish the Winter Blues with Cargo’s Sunny Combo! I’m in the midst of yet another Snowpocalypsemageddon up in New England and for probably the tenth time today, I’m wishing I lived somewhere sunnier, somewhere with a beach. The dreariness and the ice and the cold are sucking the cheer right out of me, which is almost impossible to do. While a vacation is out of the question right now, I can definitely “fake it ’til I make it” with some help from the Cargo BeachBlush.

Aveda Stress-Fix Body Creme Review

Press Sample Affiliate Link Or: How To Ease Away the Real World with Aromaology Ironically, finding time for stress relief stresses me out. When things get hairy, I know I need some yoga, a little meditation, and maybe a nap, but who has time?! It’s a vicious cycle, but one I am trying to break. Squeezing in a quick walk around

Palette Perfection, starring Hourglass and Clarins

press sample affiliate link Hourglass Modernist palette in Color Field and Clarins Garden Escape palette – Swatches and Review Two palettes were introduced to my vanity recently that are as much eye shadows as they are works of art. And since their arrival, it’s been hard to reach for anything else. Now, I introduce them to you, dear readers, in a piece I’ve titled Palette Perfection

MAC Toledo – swatches and review

Press Sample Affiliate Link I’ll admit, I didn’t know much about Isabel and Ruben Toledo before the announcement of the MAC Toledo launch. I knew that Isabel had designed the dress that Michelle Obama wore at the first presidential inauguration; a gorgeous, textural lemony-green ensemble. But turns out that unexpected shade would give me a great head start on reviewing the collection, as it plays a big part in the products I got to check out and a glimpse into

Boots No7 Protect & Perfect Intense ADVANCED Serum Review and GIVEAWAY

sponsored post Highly effective anti-aging skin care doesn’t have to cost a fortune or be impossible to find. Case in point: Boots No7 and their latest breakthrough product, the No7 Protect & Perfect Intense ADVANCED Serum. As readers of we heart this know, Stef and I are both not only beauty junkies, but Anglophiles as well. So we’ve been curious about the latest buzzed about product from the beloved British line. Hailing from the UK’s #1 beauty brand, the No7 Protect & Perfect Intense ADVANCED Serum has Boots boasting that this product contains their “most advanced anti-wrinkle power (that) delivers visible results in just four

Orogold Review and Photos: 24K Exclusive Eye Kit

sponsored post In the darkest days of winter, we heart this presented me with a golden opportunity – the chance to test the Orogold 24K Exclusive Eye Kit, a trio of the most luxurious products I’ve ever laid my eyes upon. I’ll get right to it and admit at $498 for the trio, this kit is not an option for everybody. But for

tarte Tartelette Amazonian Clay Matte Eyeshadow Palette: Swatches and Review

Press Sample Affiliate Link While I’ve tested and reviewed hundred’s of products during my beauty blogging life, I didn’t start out as a makeup junkie. In fact makeup, particularly eyeshadow, kind of scared and intimidated me through out high school. Why oh why, didn’t the tarte Tartelette Amazonian Clay Matte Eyeshadow Palette exist during my teenage years

BPAL Jezebel – perfume oil review

press sample For beautiful troublemakers everywhere Cunning, ruthless, reprehensible, wicked; these are some of the BETTER descriptions of Jezebel… History does not paint a pretty picture of her. She’s seen as a fallen queen of Israel who encouraged her husband King Ahab to worship not the God of the Old Testament, Yahweh, but Baal, a powerful deity of storms and fertility. It’s kind of the equivalent of Michele Obama saying “you know what, that Satan is really pretty great

IT Cosmetics Buki Brush Box Photos and Review

Press Sample Affiliate Link Soft, Yet Strong with a Dramatic Flair When I decided to dedicate my makeup-loving life to the world of mineral foundation, little did I know that I would become an expert on the special brushes I would need to apply it. Special indeed! These brushes need to be big enough to cover large areas, sturdy enough to buff foundation into the skin for good coverage, and soft enough to be gentle on the skin for everyday use. I expect a lot from my brushes, so I

Check out the FabFitFun Winter 2014 VIP box

Press Sample And use our $10 off coupon when you order! It’s the time again; time to reveal the latest FabFitFun winter 2014 VIP Box. It’s a goodie, though I have yet to receive one that wasn’t. The box is a great price, $49.99 including shipping. But we heart this readers

L’Oreal Glossy Balms Swatches and Review

Press Sample Affiliate Link A Drugstore Fave offers a Rainbow of Affordable Lip Crayons Lip crayons. They are the simplest, fuss-free way to get a good dose of color on those lips. Beauty trends come and go, but I think there’s a reason why lip crayons are still around. They really do make life so easy. The tips are more slender than your standard lipstick and the longer size makes them easy to hold. I’ve been