Best of the Boxes October 2016

Every month I share what products I especially liked in my subscription boxes/bags. I get Ipsy, Boxycharm, Birchbox, and Beauty Beyond Borders each month.This month I am also including my Walmart Beauty Boxes. These boxes come out each quarter and these were for fall. They have 2 different boxes, a Trendsetter and a Classic version, and… Continue reading Best of the Boxes October 2016

T. J. Maxx Haul

I love T.J. Maxx! You never know what you will find there but you do know the price will be right. I go in periodically just to see what they have in stock. I get a lot of bath and body products there because they have such a huge selection in every scent you can imagine.… Continue reading T. J. Maxx Haul

Boxycharm October 2016

My favorite subscription box is easily Boxycharm. It is $20 per month so it’s more expensive than the others that I subscribe to but it is always worth it. This is another really good month and I already love a few of my items. To see what you can expect in a Boxycharm box see here, here, here,and here.… Continue reading Boxycharm October 2016

October 2016 Empties

Whew, another month has gone by and I have so much stuff! Each month I think I won’t have many empties and every month I fill up my little can. Every month I am amazed at  what all I do go through. This month feels like even more than usual.  SKINCARE Konjac Sponge – Promises to: Gently exfoliates to… Continue reading October 2016 Empties

5 Faves October 2016

Here in Virginia, the weather is getting cooler and dryer. I have put away products that work in the heat and humidity and pulled out more moisturizing and nourishing products. I am focusing on hydration and skin care to get my skin ready for winter. You can see past favorites here, here, and here. I usually choose a… Continue reading 5 Faves October 2016

Ipsy Bag October 2016

Ipsy is a monthly subscription service that is $10 per month. Each month you get 5 samples that range from small samples to deluxe samples to the occasional full-size product. You get makeup, skincare, hair care, beauty tools, and bath and body products packed inside a different makeup bag each month. I generally enjoy this… Continue reading Ipsy Bag October 2016

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