Make Some, Give Some~DIY Chapstick and Lip Gloss

Chapstick Steps

Home made gifts are amazing.  They are often inexpensive to make and the time you put into creating a gift is much more special than any trip to the mall.  I want to share with you something I love to make, give and use.  I make these every few months to give away and to keep in my car, work bag and just about every where you can think of.    They are easy and affordable. The first recipe is ...

Holiday Beauty With Colgate

Holiday Beauty

“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Colgate. I received a product sample for this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.” The  holidays are about more than presents and food, they are are about visiting with family and friends!  Many times you haven't seen those family and friends for a while. Of course, you'll want to look your ...

Organizing and Essential Oils~A Guest Post

Essential Pils

Organizing and Essential Oils For me, the two go hand in hand. I love organizing. I don’t need any prodding to go through my closet on a regular basis or let go of items I no longer use. However, many of my clients don’t feel this way. They like the end result of organizing. They just don’t like the action they have to take to get to the end result. My new clients often have mixed feelings ...

Holiday Beauty with Colgate and Walgreens

Colgate

Okay so I'm really guilty of this myself.  I get really busy with clients, the house, my family and the holidays and I make ZERO time for myself.  We're talking throwing on clothes and putting my unbrushed hair in a ponytail kind of busy....So this year, I'm vowing to take care of myself.  I'm not going to spend a whole day at a spa, but I'm going to focus on the important things.  So I set out to ...

Reorganize Your Beauty Bag: Going Cruelty-Free ~Guest Post

Cruelty Free

There are many reasons to buy cruelty-free beauty products (products that aren’t tested on animals). Animal-tested products are often found on drugstore shelves and are usually full of filler ingredients, harsh preservatives, and other suspicious substances. Animal testing is a cruel and unnecessary practice that you can discourage by buying cruelty-free products. What is a cruelty-free ...

Drugstore Beauty

Drugstore

Pampering yourself doesn't have to cost a fortune.  Sometimes, you really can find an amazing product at the drugstore.  I know that all too often I think that the higher the price, the better the product.  Johnson's sent me some samples and I tried them out, only to find that these are some hidden gems that you can buy inexpensively at your local drugstore.  Here are a few of my favorites to ...

The Best Natural Beauty Products

Natural Beauty Products

Want to look good and take care of your skin but hate chemicals?  Me too.  So I started off to find the best beauty products that LACK chemicals, toxins and animal products.  Here are my favorites.  **Please note I received samples of some of these products in order to try them to write these reviews.  My opinions are my own and were not influenced in any way.  (And I'm sharing the best of the ...

Alterna Hair Care

Alterna Hair Care

I'm a big fan and avid user for Caviar's Anti Aging Shampoo.  They recently came out with some new products and I was anxious to try them. Please note Alterna sent me samples of these products to try out and write this review.  I would not share them with you if I didn't love them.   The first is a leave in conditioner called Anti-Aging Moisture Milk.  It's just what you need for the coming ...

Reorganize Your Beauty Bag: When to Toss Makeup ~ Guest Post

Mascara

Whether your makeup collection is comprised of a few favorites or bursting out of your bathroom drawer, it’s a good idea to sort through it periodically. Some products are easy to toss, such as a dried-up mascara or a shattered powder, but others might carry sentimental value. Below are some good reasons to trash your cosmetics. Expired Products Many cosmetics aren’t marked with ...

Cottonelle (Yeah you know you want to know more)

Fresh Wipes

Cottonelle recently invited me to try out their line of Clean Care wet and dry products.  Thanks to them for sponsoring today's blog post.   I headed to my local Rite-Aid and picked up the Cottonelle Fresh Care Flushable Moist Wipes Upright Dispenser and a pack of Clean Care Bathroom Tissue. I was a little skeptical...I'm not into complicated routines and extra steps.  However, I was willing to ...