Winter 2018 Skincare Routine

Winter has arrived with a vengeance in Virginia. Last week temperatures did not get above the teens and wind chill factors were up to 25 below 0. Brr!! My skin is not liking the dry air and frigid temperatures at all. When you factor in how drying Tretinoin is you can imagine that changes are… Continue reading Winter 2018 Skincare Routine

Best of Best of the Boxes in 2017

I subscribed to multiple beauty subscription services in 2017. I subscribed to Ispy, Boxycharm, Birchbox, Allure, and Beauty Beyond Borders. Beauty Beyond Borders stopped its service in February and I was very sad. It had Asian beauty samples that I enjoyed trying and I miss that. Ipsy was my first subscription and I liked it for… Continue reading Best of Best of the Boxes in 2017

Allure Beauty Box December 2017

Allure is a monthly beauty subscription. It costs $15 a month and will have 5 sample or deluxe samples each month. I have been getting this for a few months now and have mixed feelings about it. You can see what I have gotten in previous boxes here, here, here, here,  here and here. Read on to see what I got this… Continue reading Allure Beauty Box December 2017

Best of 5 Faves in 2017

Each month I share my top 5 favorite products for that month. These are not necessarily new items, just products I have been using a lot in that month. Some products made the list in more than 1 month. I have gone through my monthly 5 Faves and picked my 5 Faves for the entire… Continue reading Best of 5 Faves in 2017

2017 Beauty Favorites

I discovered some great new products in 2017 and stuck with some much loved, tried and true favorites. I am constantly trying new skincare and makeup so new items enter my rotation and I am reminded of why I love some of my favorites! Read on to see what products were my favorites in 2017.… Continue reading 2017 Beauty Favorites

Weekly Review December 24 – 30, 2017

This week I have found it hard to get my posts written and up. Through most of 2017, I had my posts written and ready to go weeks in advance. Ths week I have been still writing a post the day it was posted. It was pretty much a typical week for me. I am… Continue reading Weekly Review December 24 – 30, 2017