Green Beauty Tips From The TTB Girls, Our Beauty Friends And Neutrogena Naturals


Before getting pregnant with Phoebe, I never gave much thought to natural beauty products. Sure, I’ve reviewed a ton over the course of the years, but I’ve never fully committed to a natural routine. But while pregnant, I had to give a lot more consideration to the things I used on my skin….So the topic [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: GlamNatural Hydrating Foundation

glam natural hydrating foundation

A foundation ingredient label with ingredient names that you can actually pronounce? Let me explains. . . . . Truthfully, when was the last time you looked at a foundation bottle and could understand and pronounce all the ingredient names? Hmmm…never, you say? Well, I am a product ingredient junkie and even I often have difficulty. [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Per-Fekt Beauty

per-fekt beauty

I have a few friends (three to be exact,) who claim they are too busy for “traditional makeup” [gasp]. After asking what tradition makeup is and getting pretty much the same answer across the board, I realized it’s not that they don’t like traditional makeup, they just seem to be intimidated by the steps they [...]

How to Extend the Life of Your Forever 21-ish Purchases

Styles from Forever 21

Recently a few beauty and fashion bloggers were sitting in Neiman Marcus at a press event, where inevitably, our conversation turned to being fashionable on a bloggerʼs budget. My contribution was more along the lines of how to keep your modestly priced purchases looking good longer….here goes! Clothes I wish I could regularly shop at [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Bliss Fabulips

bliss fabulips treatment kit

When I think spa treatment, never before has the thought been on lips, but at a recent Bliss event at the W Hotel, I was introduced to a spa treatment that is intended just for lips! “Fabulips” by Bliss, is a four step process to soften, smooth and dare I say — encourage kissable lips. [...]

Breast Cancer: More Than a Pink Ribbon – SCAR Project 2011


Last October, I had the pleasure of seeing the work of David Jay, the fashion photographer behind the Pulitzer prize nominated SCAR Project.  The SCAR Project is “a series of large-scale portraits of young breast cancer survivors.” The experience was moving and powerful one for me and I strongly urge you to see it. You [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Prancing Leopard Organic Active Wear


Super fit ThisThatBeauty Contributor Christene Carr (@ChristeneCarr) gives Prancing Leopard Organic Active Wear a whirl. Her thoughts . . . *** When buying workout clothes I generally scout out whatever is on sale and available in my size…go on, judge me. Aside from price and size, usually, my only other criteria is that the gear [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Orlane Anagenese 25+

Orlane 25

According to the manufacturers of Orlane, “aging begins to settle in beginning at age 25 and becomes visible towards age 35-40. By effectively fighting against invisible signs of aging, you can delay the transformation of the skin.” Iʼm not one for dramatics but First Time-Fighting Care cream from Orlaneʼs Anagenese 25+ line is fantastic. Used in [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Absolution Le Soin Regard

Absolution Le Soin Regard

Over the last year or so I have become a little bit obsessed with eye creams. While Iʼm not yet at the stage where I need serious help around the peepers (praises to all that is holy with a wish that the day never comes), every once in a while I have one of those [...]

In It To Win It: Caudalie


Hey, everyone! My ace beauty contributor, @ChristeneCarr, has partnered with Caudalie to offer you, yes YOU, the opportunity to win her fave fragrance of the moment. Listen up! ********** Everyone loves a contest and this one is truly worth entering. Caudalie recently launched three fragrances, Fleur de Vinge, Zeste de Vinge and The des Vignes, [...]