Empties no.2

empties round 2

Happy Sunday!

There are two reasons I am back to blogging. One, I had a box full of empties and I mean full. Two, I had so many empties of tried and true products I feel good again about trying new products. Grab some moscato and get ready to read, or marvel at how many products I have been able to use up since my last empties post at the end of January. Continue reading

2016 Favorites

2016 favorites

We are two weeks into the new year, how is 2017 treating everyone so far? I have been busy or tired, like I went to bed at 7:00 p.m. last night, and have a life update coming soon. I tried to prepare this post last month before l went on vacation and I took a different approach. Instead of digging through my collection for an hour looking for favorites, I grabbed the first things that came to mind. I figured that was the most honest way to do this, or the laziest. Any products I forgot will be mentioned at the end. Continue reading

Mario Badescu A.H.A. & Ceramide Moisturizer

MARIO BADESCU A.H.A. & Ceramide Moisturizer

Once I had my skin care routine down I wanted to get into the specifics of it. I replaced my basic, morning-and-night moisturizer with the Mario Badescu A.H.A. & Ceramide Moisturizer, it was also a step in the direction of upgrading my skincare products. I never hear moisturizers talked about which makes finding one all the more daunting. However, I think I found a keeper.  Continue reading

Ulta 2x Points Haul

Ulta 2x point haul

Ulta just ended another round of their double points days and of course I picked up a few things. Not to self: make a shopping list to make the most of this event. There is an Ulta a block away from my office for which I am very grateful, these days I try to get most things at Ulta because their reward system is great and you can use the $3.50 off $15 coupon multiple times. So let’s see what I picked up. Continue reading

October Favorites

October 2016 favorites

The last time I posted my monthly favorites was April, I’d say I am overdo. It was tempting to do an all-encompassing post with every product I have adored since April but thought better of it. This month I moved, learned to time a new commute, bought nothing new, and appreciated what I had. I also used makeup to get myself in the autumn mood since it has been in the high seventies for most of the month.

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