Hard Candy makes CC Cream Affordable

First it was BB Creams. Now CC Creams are taking over!  And while DD Creams have just been announced, CC Creams are still all the rage. And, sadly, they're not cheap. So say hello to Hard Candy!  They will be launching their first-ever CC Cream at Wal-Mart...and it's only $8! For just $8 customers … [Read more...]

Winter Skin Salvation

The revelry has subsided and the resolutions are in. But on top of carpools, back-to-work stress, and unnerving dietary restrictions, there's one thing you need to take care of every single day without fail. And that, ladies, is your skin! From face to tootsie toes, your skin is the largest organ of … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty: How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

When's the last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Be honest. Most of us don't clean our makeup brushes anywhere near as often as we should. But what's the point of wearing an expensive foundation that promises to perfect our skin when the very brushes we're using to apply the foundation … [Read more...]

Bio-Oil Review

Bio-Oil has been around for the last ten years. You would think after all this time more people would know about it but it is one of the cosmetic industries best kept secrets. If you are one of the many who have not heard of this specialty oil please read on. This mildly scented oil has been … [Read more...]

Review: Cricket Centrix 5000 Hair Dryer

When my hair dryer died a couple of weeks ago, I immediately texted my friend and trusted hair expert Anastasia, owner of U Only Better Salon. Anastasia was quick to recommend the Cricket Centrix 5000, which she has used daily for both personal and business use in the last several … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty: Avon ANEW CLINICAL Advanced Retexturizing Peel

Every once in awhile, I come across a miracle beauty product. This is one of them, folks. The Avon ANEW CLINICAL Advanced Retexturizing Peel is incredible. Incredible. This at-home chemical peel does away with dullness and visible age damage so healthier looking skin can surface. The … [Read more...]

Black Lip Color?

I was perusing InStyle (when I should have been folding laundry) tonight and was surprised to read that black lip color is still considered the "new" trend. I didn't like it when it became a trend in 2010. And admittedly, it was a bit of a relief to discover that Clinique's Black Honey was really … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty: MAKE UP FOR EVER Gift Sets

Looking for a gorgeous gift for the holidays? MAKE UP FOR EVER has you covered? My favorites? All Eyes on You This limited edition holiday kit features five of MAKE UP FOR EVER’s best-selling products to create a beautiful holiday make up look from start to finish. Complete with … [Read more...]

Revlon ColorBurst Lipstick and ColorStay Eye Shadow

I'm forever searching for a lipstick that will hide my lips in their chapped and pale state.  One that will not only moisturize but stay fresh and colorful through an entire workday.  Being the perfect shade of red?  That's just a bonus. I recently snagged a sample of Revlon ColorBurst Lipstick in … [Read more...]