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La Mer – The Lip Balm


Yes, I’m doing an entire post on a lip balm.  I’ve purchased three of these already, so I deemed it worthy.  When I first started purchasing the ‘Baume de La Mer’ they were $50 a pop.  They’ve upped the price now to $55 — most likely due to Dior and By Terry’s balms on their […] Read more…

30 Beauty Questions Tag


Let’s get crackin’… 1.) Do you remember your first makeup item? Sadly, I do. My first makeup purchase consisted of two CoverGirl lipsticks from Walgreens. They were frosty, pastel colors… pink and blue. Yes, frosty, pale blue. 2.) Describe your perfect mascara. Have you found one that fits your specifications? After trying every mascara known […] Read more…

Foodie Friday: Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies

chocolate gooey butter cookie

This is one of my favorite Paula Deen sweet treats.  Y’all are going to love this recipe! These cookies are great for the amateur baker.  They are so simple, require few ingredients and are fun to make.  The ‘Chocolate Gooey Butter Cookies’ remind me of the chocolate munchkins from Dunkin’ Donuts, in a cookie form. […] Read more…

Nails Inc.


Nails Inc. is my recent polish obsession.  It’s perfect for the Anglophile in us all.  This brand feels like something your friend’s cooler, older sister would be wearing and you just need to get in on it.  The names, the vibrant colors and their quintessentially British ‘Festival’ collection are just a few reasons why you’ll […] Read more…

My Favorite Under Eye Concealers


Concealer is my crack.  Ironically, without the perfect blend of coverage and highlight, I look like I’ve probably been abusing a number of substances. My ideal concealer has to be creamy, bright and emollient upon application— for easy blending.  After many years of testing concealer after concealer, here are my favorites: 1.) Maybelline Fit Me […] Read more…

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