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Stila Cosmetics Living the Life in Laguna

I have quite a few palettes from Stila Cosmetics so I thought I would review a few for you starting with Living the Life in Laguna. Living the Life in Laguna is a limited edition palette that came out a few years ago. I don’t recall the exact date but it’s at least been three […]

Not a Makeup Artist | Just Collecting Makeup

Not a Makeup Artist | Just Collecting Makeup

I have a few friends that are as into makeup as I am. A few of them apply makeup to others as a career choice. We were recently chatting about the different makeup we had in our collections and one of them asked me if I had considered becoming a makeup artist. My response was […]

Neutrogena Long Wear Eye Shadow + Built-In Primer

Neutrogena Long Wear Eye Shadow + Built-In Primer

I put on my makeup first thing in the morning after a few cups of coffee. Except for touching up my lipgloss, I prefer not to think about my makeup again until bedtime when I take it off. I am not one of those people who wants to touch up their eyeliner or add a […]

Fun Fashion Jewelry from Swell Caroline

Fun fashion jewelry is a great way to dress up any outfit. Unlike fine jewelry, fashion jewelry is so affordable that you can have any number of different items without breaking your budget. Wear an armful of bracelets, stack your rings or choose a different necklace for every outfit. Fun Fashion Jewelry from Swell Caroline […]

How to Make your Jewelry Last Longer

How to Make your Jewelry Last Longer

I don’t wear a lot of jewelry but I do have several special pieces of jewelry that were given to me as gifts. Since they sit in the jewelry box when not in use, I started to wonder if that was the best way to take care of them. I decided I needed to know […]

Tips for Minimizing Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

For as long as I can remember, I have had dark circles under my eyes. Many people think that dark circles under your eyes are a result of not getting enough sleep. That’s not always the case. There are many different things that cause dark circles and getting rid of them is not always as easy as […]

Socks for Boots | Monthly Subscription Boxes

It’s no secret that I have a thing for monthly subscription boxes. Getting a little surprise in the mail each month is a wonderful way to pamper yourself.  I always intend to treat myself to something when I’m shopping but somehow I forget or get distracted by the sale on laundry detergent and never actually […]

How to Tone Down Bright Lipstick | Beauty After 40

We all have that favorite bright lipstick we pull out when we really want to turn heads. You know, the one you wore to the New Year’s Eve party but probably won’t choose when you head to the PTO meeting or the grocery store.  I do enjoy wearing bright lipstick when I go out in […]

Aging Skin Care Tips | Beauty Over 40

Aging Skin Care Tips | Beauty Over 40

I am participating in a Vibrant Influencer Network campaign for L’Oreal Age Perfect. I am receiving a fee for posting; however, the opinions expressed in this post are my own. I am in no way affiliated with L’Oreal Age Perfect and do not earn a commission or percent of sales. When I was in my […]

Beauty Resolutions: How to Add Style to Your Look

Fashion Resolutions: How to Add Style to Any Outfit

I don’t make a lot of New Year’s resolutions. Most of the time, I simply try to focus on making better choices that make me happier and healthier.  I like to look at the as lifestyle changes so I see them as more permanent.  This year, I’m trying to pay more attention to how I […]