Makeup by One Direction Limited Edition Tour Case #makeupby1D #thelookscollection #markwins


***This has been a sponsored post powered by BrandBacker If you’ve been following my Makeup by One Direction posts over the past year, you’ve probably noticed this brand has become one of my favorite new offerings for the tween and teen beauty market. The One Direction Tour Case is the coup de grâce, the perfect … Read more

Lashem: Eyelash Extensions in a Bottle


**This has been a sponsored post powered by BrandBacker One of my dearest friends and I were just discussing this topic the other day.  While I love the look of false lashes, the sheer amount of time and effort that goes into wearing them just isn’t feasible for me, except on special occasions. Most of … Read more

Winter Hair Care Tips for Straight Hair

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Hair care varies according to your hair type, the condition of your hair, and outside factors like weather. These tips from Madison Reed help take the guesswork out of what’s right for you! Don’t Freeze Up Water is water, and it freezes in low temperatures. The same holds true … Read more

Evian Facial Spray


  *** This has been a sponsored post powered by BrandBacker.  I received these products in exchange for my honest opinion.   I’m not going to lie, when I first heard of Evian ® Facial Spray I was wildly skeptical. And jealous that I hadn’t thought of this first! Conning people into buying expensive water … Read more

Dead Sea Mud Mask Review


***I received this product in exchange for my honest opinions.   One of the fun things about having a house full of girls is that on the weekends, we often have stay-at-home spa days. Especially during these bitter cold months when there isn’t even any snow to play … Read more

LAVO Microdermabrasion Cream/Exfoliating Scrub Review


**I received these products in exchange for my honest opiNions! One of my New Year’s resolutions (insofar as I believe in those) is to start taking extra-good care of my skin. This past year I’ve done better than before, especially considering all the new products I’ve been testing- having an article due is a good … Read more

WalMart Winter Beauty Box


I was pleased with my Fall Beauty Box from WalMart, so I decided to keep my subscription through the winter. It’s a nice little treat full of samples for only $5.00. The Winter box included a full-sized Maybelline Colorsensational lipstick in Maple Kiss #925, which is a pretty, neutral brownish pink shade. This retails for … Read more

Two More Holiday Hair Tutorials with Bling

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Take any simple hair style from simple to spectacular with a shiny accessory! Our friends at Madison Reed have two more holiday hair styles that are perfect for your next holiday gathering. How to Create a Bejeweled Top Bun 1. Gather hair up to your crown and put into … Read more

Holiday Hair Tutorial – Side Bun with Bling

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. It is holiday party season and if you are looking for a simple, but elegant way to style your hair, you will love this side bun with a bit of bling complements of our friends at Madison Reed. How to Create a Side Bun with Bling 1. Start with … Read more