Restarting Tretinoin – 2nd month

I began my second month still using tretinoin every third night. I was having flaking almost daily when I applied makeup. My neck was having flaking but my chest was not. I used my AHA masks occasionally on nights I didn’t apply tretinoin. I also was using Paula’s Choice BHA lotion on the nights I didn’t… Continue reading Restarting Tretinoin – 2nd month

Clarisonic Mia 2 v Clinique Sonic System

I originally purchased the Clinique Sonic System in July 2015. I had started using the Clinique 3 Step system and this system had just been introduced. The initial reviews were good and I thought it was a good addition to my skincare routine. The pretty purple polka dotted one was a special edition sold only… Continue reading Clarisonic Mia 2 v Clinique Sonic System

Birchbox October 2016

Birchbox is a monthly subscription box that is $10 per month. I have been subscribing to this box for about a year now and I really like it. You get 5 samples or deluxe samples each month. Once in a while, you get a full sized sample. Birchbox offers a choice each month of a… Continue reading Birchbox October 2016

It’s Not You, It’s Me – Product Fails Summer 2016

Sometimes a product just doesn’t work for you. Or maybe you find a similar product that works better or is cheaper. Or possibly you add a product to your routine and it doesn’t work with something else you are using. There are many, many reasons to stop using a product and it does not have… Continue reading It’s Not You, It’s Me – Product Fails Summer 2016

Walmart Fall 2016 Beauty Box – Trendsetter v Classic

Walmart offers a quarterly beauty box subscription for $5 per box. They have the Classic box that is geared more toward older women and the Trendsetter box for younger women. The Classic box usually has more skin care and the Trendsetter box tends to offer some makeup items. Except for this quarter! The boxes come… Continue reading Walmart Fall 2016 Beauty Box – Trendsetter v Classic

e.l.f. Haul

e.l.f. was offering free shipping so it seemed a perfect time to place an order. Of course, my order ended up being over $25 so shipping would have been free anyway. There were a few items I wanted to try that I could not find in stores. I had been wanting to try the lip… Continue reading e.l.f. Haul