Category: Health & Beauty

Beauty, DIY, Fashion, Health & Beauty, Makeup, Nails, Product Reviews, Products, Reviews, Style

Good Deals At Julep This Month And Two-Toned Manicure Tutorial

I sometimes do affiliate marketing using shareasale.com. If you’re a blogger, I think it’s the easiest way to connect with brands and also get free stuff and discounts, so sign up. I’m sharing this post from Julep because they’re giving away lots of free stuff this month. **Remember, Julep is a subscription box. Sign up for …

Beauty, DIY, Fashion, Health & Beauty, Product Reviews, Products, Style

DIY Fashion Gifts for Christmas

For my friends who are DIYers and fashionistas, here’s a bunch of really crafty holiday gifts. These gifts are inexpensive and sweet; best of all? They’re oh-so-fashionable. These gifts will be treasured and worn for years to come. So, get in your craft closet and get ready to impress your friends and family with these …

Beauty, Health, Health & Beauty, Makeup, Product Reviews, Products, Style

Christmas Wish List for the Beauty Maven in Your Life

Halloween is over, so it’s officially okay to start shopping for Christmas gifts. These are my picks for the season’s best treats for the most wonderful time of the year. This isn’t my list; I’m all about the giving, and I already own most of these products. These are just the items that are new …

Beauty, Fashion, Health & Beauty, Makeup, Product Reviews, Products, Style

Buy this Not that (Knockoffs and Affordable Alternatives)

Let’s be real, if it weren’t for sites like Influenster and BzzAgent, I wouldn’t have any high-end makeup products (except maybe Clinique, which I splurge on). I can’t justify shelling out $50 for a tube of lip stain or bottle of BB Cream, so I look for the deals and alternatives. Here are five of …

Beauty, Health, Health & Beauty, Product Reviews, Products, Reviews, Sleep

Just a Quick Note for my Fellow #Sleeplovers about #ZzzQuil

My latest VoxBox from Influenster was a sample size of ZzzQuil Liquidcaps. I don’t fall asleep easy and I rarely sleep through the night, so this voxbox was perfect for me. I took a break from my regular dose of nightly melanin to test this sleep-aid. Spoiler alert: this is a great product. Disclaimer: I …

Beauty, Health, Health & Beauty, Nails, Product Reviews, Products, Vitamins

Sundown Naturals B12 and Melatonin 

I received this awesome kit from Smiley 360 for free in exchange for my honest review. It kit included a lot of amazing samples from Sundown Naturals, including a full-size bottle of energy boosting chocolate and coffee flavored B12 gummies. I am planning to begin a daily regiment on Monday, including taking the melanin.  The …

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My SK-II Voxbox Review

I received a sample size of SK-II Facial Treatment Essence and a single-use SK-II Facial Treatment Mask for free in my Influenster voxbox. Both products are excellent and live up to their hype.  SK-II Facial Treatment Essence  From the SK-II website:  “SK-II Facial Treatment Essence helps to improve the appearance of 5 dimensions of beautiful, …

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Yay! I won the Influenster YSL VoxBox brand badge 

Taken from the Sephora website, “In just one stroke, luxurious, rich color dresses the lips with intense hydration and antioxidant care. In a signature couture jewel-like packaging, Rouge Pur Couture delivers the promise of edgy style and ultimate feminine strength.” I won a brand badge and got these awesome lipsticks from YSL and Influenster.com for …

depression, Health, Health & Beauty, writer's block

The slump and how neuroscience has helped me overcome it and how it can help you too

It’s human nature to experience a wide range of emotions. I guess it all depends on what you’re going through. For the last two years, I have experienced significant happiness, but also sadness, regret, depression, etc. For me, most of my unhappiness stems from the sort of social drama that spreads like cancer through families …

Beauty, Health & Beauty, Makeup, Product Reviews, Products

How to Pull of the Dark Lip Trend

From last night’s Academy Awards to the catwalks of Fashion Week Milan, deeper-hued colors seem to be on everyone’s lips. Dark lipstick colors include, Bordeaux, black cherry, prune, reddish-purple, etc. Some consider it a moody lipstick trend that harkens back to the Hitchcock era when women set their hair in pin curls and always wore …