November 28, 2016

My November Beauty Product Favorites (And Not So Favorite)

This month the winter weather kicked in with our first snowfall in the city. My skin of course freaked out so had to quickly try a bunch of products to find a resolution. Also did a lot of Sephora shopping to ease my blues. Here's what I loved and didn't love so much this month:

November 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving

Today I'm headed down to New Jersey to spend Thanksgiving with my aunt Barb and cousins who are on the East Coast. It will be an especially bittersweet family gathering as we suffered the loss of my Aunt Mary Jane earlier this month. It will be nice to be (most of us) together like MJ would have wanted. It's still sinking in for me that she will not be with us at these functions. Her presence will be missed. She always went above and beyond to bring me gifts (mostly in the form of food) and being so appreciative to have her niece visit from the big city. 

November 21, 2016

Organic Tampon Subscription Box Review + Discount

Yep! We're talking tampons folks so settle in! Cora is the organic tampon company on a mission to modernize period management designed the subscription box to bring women across the country a healthy organic tampon with design-led accessories to fit her lifestyle. In addition, every box of Cora purchased helps provide menstrual products to a girl in need in a developing country. How awesome that? I know there can be some harsh chemicals in women's feminine products and all about paying it forward to other ladies so was intrigued to try this out. Here's what I received:

November 16, 2016

My November Birchbox

This month's Birchbox was The Finishing Touch. "This month is all about those extra, just-because details that make all the difference." As the year ends, I can get behind that. Here's what I received:

November 14, 2016

#ManiMonday: Sally Hansen Color Therapy

Sally Hansen recently launched their latest nail polish breakthrough Color Therapy. "The first Sally Hansen nail polish that uniquely blends saturated color and nourishing argan oil in 38 stunning shades created in partnership with Global Color Ambassador, Madeline Poole. Sally Hansen’s Color Therapy nail polish contains a patented micro-delivery system that delivers an argan oil-enriched formula, resulting in intensive nourishment and instant moisture for healthier-looking nails. The Color Therapy nail polish needs no base coat so the oil complex can directly contact the bare nail." The polishes retails for $8.99 at your local drugstore.

November 8, 2016

My November Julep Maven Box

This month's Julep Maven box was Light & Shadow. "This November, fall into our shimmery, harvest-inspired collection. Earthy and glittery nail colors feel so festive for the season. Then, take the deep, cool look to another level with our brand-new Eyeshadow 101 shades. With jewel-toned shades that shimmer and play, you’re all set to gather with family and friends." I selected the beauty box for blue eyes. Here's what I received:
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