Tretinoin – Going from .05% to .1% Strength

After using tretinoin for over a year at .05% strength I decided it was time to move up to the strongest strength. I did have some issues when I started with tretinoin and you can read about my journey here, here, here, here, here, and here. If you want some basic information on tretinoin you can find it here and here. I learned from… Continue reading Tretinoin – Going from .05% to .1% Strength

Vitamasque Face Food Kiwi Fruit Yoghurt Mask

I received this mask and a strawberry one in Ipsy August 2017. I picked this as my sample choice for August because I love trying new masks! This sample packet had enough for 2 uses. The Vitamasques Kiwi Yoghurt Mask contains a unique blend of Yoghurt Extract as well as Kiwi Extract to provide smoothness… Continue reading Vitamasque Face Food Kiwi Fruit Yoghurt Mask

Weekly Review October 29 – November 4, 2017

Almost all my posts this week were about masks. What can I say? I love masks! They are my current obsession so there will be more masks posts in the future. Monday 10/30 – Rata & Co. Rosehip Face Mask  I love roses in skincare and I love masks. But did I love this mask?… Continue reading Weekly Review October 29 – November 4, 2017

Best of the Boxes October 2017

I get several subscription boxes/bags each month. I get Birchbox, Boxycharm, Allure, and Ipsy. This is my last month with Ipsy. I have accumulated too many samples of blushes, highlighters, and single eyeshadows. I need a break to declutter. I will start getting MissTutii mask subscription instead. It is a sheet mask subscription bag that will… Continue reading Best of the Boxes October 2017


The #OctoberMaskChallenge was hosted by @halfpastoctober on Instagram. I decided to participate because I have so many masks that I need to use and because my skin has been having some flaky spots. I wasn’t able to do every day because I didn’t have masks for every day. Read on to see what the theme… Continue reading #OctoberMaskChallenge


As most of you know I subscribe to multiple beauty boxes/bags. I have accumulated so, so, so many sample blushes, highlights, and single shadows to last a lifetime. I thought a change might do me good. So, I considered all my current subscriptions and determined that I had not been overly thrilled with Ipsy the… Continue reading TutiiMask