Birchbox Best Health July 2015 Unboxing

Birchbox Best Health July 2015 Unboxing & Review

You saw my ipsy glambag for July, now on to my Birchbox for July 2015.  This month was curated with the help of Best Health magazine and included a special offer for their magazine.  Their theme was Go for the Gold; have your happiest, healthiest summer yet. This Best Health Birchbox is bright and cute, very summery and one I will reuse.  The box has pinks and yellows and comes with yellow tissue paper and a smaller bright pink box for[Read more]

Ipsy July 2015 Summer Lovin’ Glambag Unboxing

Ipsy July 2015 Summer Lovin Unboxing Review

Can you unbox a bag that doesn’t actually come in a box?   Anyway… on to my ipsy glambag preview for July 2015.  The theme of this month is Summer Lovin’ although, most of my products are not really that summer themed. Nika K HQ Quad Eye Shadow in Sierra I was a bit surprised to see a full size makeup product in my July glambag.  It turns out that Nika K eyeshadow quads cost around $5 and do not[Read more]

Marcelle Mascara Waterproofing Topcoat Review

Marcelle Mascara Waterproofing Topcoat Review

Mascara and I have a love hate relationship.  My lashes are not long and dark enough to go au naturel but I am yet to find the perfect mascara.  This is mostly because my eyes water a lot.  Non waterproof mascaras always seem to look better, but who wants to look like a panda after an hour of wearing them?  So I have always “made do” with waterproof versions that I like, but do not love.  Everything from $3 to[Read more]

[re]fresh Skin Therapy Lactic Acid Peel & Eye Recovery Serum

[re]fresh refresh skin therapy lactic acid peel review

My skin has been terrible lately.  With the changing weather, I have a sudden outbreak of pimples and orange peel like skin.  Your makeup can’t cover everything, and with the recent heatwave, will not last the day, so I have been making a real effort to “fix” my skin.  I have used [re]fresh peels before, trying their fruit acid peel. This time, I opted for their 10% Lactic Acid Peel.  It is their gentlest exfoliator and is supposed to remove dead[Read more]

Zakia’s Moroccan Black Soap Review

Zakias Moroccan Black Soap & Argan Oil

I have tried Zakia’s products before and am in love with their Ghassoul Clay Mask so when they sent me samples of their Moroccan Black Soap with Argan Oil plus a bottle of pure Argan Oil and a Kessa glove, I couldn’t wait to try it. What is Moroccan Black Soap? Black soap (Beldi) is a thick paste made with olives and Argan Oil.  It is a great source of natural vitamin E for your skin and cleanses, softens and removes[Read more]