Meet the Makeup Organizer You Didn’t Know You Needed (But Do!) #CutieCube

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Here's how my make-up & beauty routine used to go in the mornings: out of the shower after a workout, I'm generally in a hurry because I'm a busy Mom with a crazy schedule.  I was usually blow drying my hair-one handed while I did a mad dash through multiple make-up bags that sat next to my bathroom sink, trying to find the make-up I wanted … [Read more...]

Two Anti-Aging Products I Use Daily #Over40

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"What's that on your face?," asked a friend recently.  I won't name names but a concerned friend was pointing out a sun spot that I have on the side of my forehead.  In fact, I've had them for years but she has never noticed because I normally have them covered up and this friend happened to be seeing me makeup less just a few days after I turned … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Make Your Manicure Last

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A couple of weeks ago, I was desperate for a pedicure. We were visiting my parents in their new town so I did a Google search to find local nail places.  A couple came up, none had reviews of any sort so I picked the closest and went for a mani & pedi. What followed ended up being the worst pedicure and manicure experience I've ever had.  I … [Read more...]

h20+ Oasis Body Scrub: I Love this Stuff!

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I first discovered h20+ products when I got a bag of them at the Disney Social Media Moms conference back in April.  I had actually been looking for a good body scrub for awhile for my boys.  We all have dry hands in our house and it was a rough winter.  My 10 year old especially would get the dirtiest hands from his dry skin.  It wasn't that he … [Read more...]

Buy 1, Get 1 50% Off Maybelline’s New Nudes Eyeshadow Palette!

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I saw an add for this one recently and have had it on my WANT list!  Love the colors in this new the Nudes Palette Eyeshadow from Maybelline. It's $14.99 retail but UltaBeauty.com has it on sale for $9.99 PLUS if you buy one, you get one at 50% off - get one for a friend or buy two and stash one for yourself when the first one is done!   … [Read more...]

Having Fun with L’Oreal’s New Makeup Genius App

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Day three of our family road trip and we're in the car from southern North Carolina and heading to Williamsburg, Virginia. GPS puts today's trip at a little over 4 hours. Hubby's cruising to some music, the kids are watching a movie and I'm playing on the iTunes App Store looking for entertainment. I found this free App from L'oreal called … [Read more...]

All Day Beauty from Neutrogena

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Over the course of the spring, I've been working with Neutrogena and trying out some of their products.    I got a cool box of goodies with personalized All Day Beauty Tools for me to check out. Here's some of my favorites:   Neutrogena Triple Repair - this leave-in treatment is so great and easy after you've conditioned and helps … [Read more...]

I Took the Neutrogena Face Off {Before & After Photos} #NeutrogenaFaceOff

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Every night, I use makeup remover wipes to get my makeup off. I honestly don't know how I lived without them and I've tried a variety of brands. Neutrogena sent me a sample of their Neutrogena Make-Up Remover Cleansing Towelettes and challenged me to take the "Neutrogena Face Off," using a wipe to remove my makeup and see how it does.  It was … [Read more...]

Taking the Waterproof Mascara Test with tarte cosmetics

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Today I'm testing out tarte cosmetics’ lights, cameras, splashes 4-in-1 waterproof mascara, $19.  I got it a few days ago at Sephora and I've been excited to try it out.  I'll admit, I'm not much of a mascara connoisseur.  I'm generally happy with most (unless they are unusually clumpy).  Because of that, I don't tend to spend a lot of money on … [Read more...]

3 Great Beauty Products from CVS for the Spring #MakeupMonday

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Yay for spring!  It's still feeling pretty winter here in Philly but I'm just psyched it's "officially" spring because hopefully that means warmer weather is on the way.  I definitely have winter makeup that doesn't work in the spring and summer and vice versa summer makeup that doesn't work in cold weather months.  Do you guys? I find I want … [Read more...]