Mani of the Week: Pitch Black Perfection with Maybelline Patent Black

Maybelline Patent Black

I don’t wear a lot of black nail polish.  Truth be told, it’s a bit difficult to get it out of my cuticles and if it chips I have to remove it immediately or risk looking like someone who trolls for dates in back alleys. Patent Black Nail Polish from Maybelline’s  Color Show Back to Black [...]

Philips Sonic Care DiamondClean is the PERFECT Toothbrush

Philips Sonic Care DiamondClean

Have you ever imagined yourself without teeth?  I have and it’s scary! While having no teeth at all is quite extreme, discolored teeth can also have a profound (and even devastating) effect on your overall appearance.  There is no shortage of teeth whitening products like strips, gels, lights and rinses but it all begins with a proper [...]

Mani of the Week: Smiling Lips on Your Fingertips

lips tutorial

By now it’s no surprise to all of you that Valentine’s Day is one of my absolute fave nail art holidays. For this Mani of the Week, I’m going to teach you how to do fun lips to compliment all the smiling you’ll be doing! Whether you’re out celebrating with your best girlfriends or your [...]

Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm vs Eve Lom Cleanser

Clinque Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm

Cleansing balms rival cleansing oils as my favorite way to remove my makeup and cleanse my skin. Balms work well for all skin types and often provide a softer and more nourishing way to remove all the makeup, dirt and grime from the day without stripping the skin or leaving it dry and uncomfortable. There [...]

Scouted by Sephora: The Beauty You Need Now

Scouted By Sephora

I’m never not in awe of Sephora. And as a super legit Beauty Girl with regular access to some pretty cool stuff, I gotta tell ya — Sephora still manages to excite me. This month I’m seriously giddy over Sephora’s “Scouted by Sephora” beauty discoveries. To be honest, it’s sort of like Sephora is doing [...]

Makeup Favorites from Mark Cosmetics

Makeup Favorites from Mark Cosmetics 2

Have you used Mark Cosmetics? If not, maybe you should.  Created by Avon, Mark produces an array of makeup items that will get and keep you looking stunning day or night.  When it comes to makeup, it’s so hard to pick favorites but somehow I always manage. Here are just a few of my makeup favorites from [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: TULA Probiotic Skincare

TULA Probiotic Skincare

When I hear talk of probiotic, it’s more often than not related to digestive health.  Unless you’ve been living under rock (of sorts) you have probably seen Jamie Lee Curtis chatting up the health benefits of probiotics in your yogurt.  But can probiotics do for skin what it does for digestive health?  The makers of [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Choix


Have you ever wanted to sample makeup in store, but were too grossed out by the overly used samples to try it? I’ve had this experience many times while attempting to discover new beauty products. Let’s face it – no one really wants to test a tube of mascara after dozens of strangers have dipped [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: Revision Skincare Vitamin C Lotion 30 %

Revision Skincare Vitamin C 30 Lotion

Vitamin C has long been hailed as an antioxidant superstar in the skincare world and has lots of research to support those claims. Vitamin C helps to boost skin’s radiance, promote collagen production to increase skin firmness, reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation and more.  I was recently introduced to the Revision Skincare Vitamin C Lotion [...]

The 4 Spring Beauty Launches That You Need To Buy

Armani Eye Tints

Post New Year’s is never fun. The holiday season is over, the vacations have ended, and (in the case of NY) it’s bitter cold. But the upside is that all the spring beauty releases begin popping up making it easier to get through the January lull. Here is a look at 4 new and upcoming [...]