June Favorites 2014

Hey everyone! Today I’m sharing with you my June Favorites. I know it’s a little late but studying for my Anesthesiology board exam on July 29th has me completely swamped! Get ready for something exciting in August though! ;-) I’ve been loving espadrilles from Shopbop (they have a great selection) and this has been one of my favorite places to shop for beauty products lately thanks to the free shipping and easy returns.

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In the comments, tell me ONE favorite thing you’ve been loving for the past month. Let’s chat!

Shop My June Favorites!

The Ultimate Beachy Waves with Sally Beauty

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Hey everyone! Today I have a very special post for you guys. (There’s a giveaway at the end!) I’m excited to announce that I’ve partnered up with Sally Beauty (one of my fave places to shop for nail and hair supplies). The partnership will celebrate summer and in this post I’m sharing with you how I get my beachy waves – especially with my medium-length hair. In future posts I’ll be challenged to go on a shopping spree with a limited amount of money – and I’ll share with you just how much I’m able to get for my dollar. And in my third post, one of YOU will get a personalized beauty consultation from me! P.S.–did you know that Sally Beauty is the world’s largest retailer of professional supplies? Who knew??

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Naturally Brightening Skincare Review

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Hey guys! Today I wanted to share with you a new skincare range that comes from natural cosmetics brand Burt’s Bees. Not only have I been using Burt’s Bees lip balm since high school (when Accutane made my lips sore and chapped and needed constant TLC), but I’ve absolutely loved seeing how the company has blossomed into a full-range natural skincare line (with even a few cosmetics thrown in there too). So when they invited me to try their newest line, dubbed “Brightening“, I jumped at the chance, because with Daisy extract this range claims to treat hyperpigmentation in a 99% natural way.

Click play below to hear my initial impression on this all-natural, brightening skincare range.Please Click To View The Full Post →

PSS Picks: Summer

I hope you enjoyed this selection of my favorite summer picks – beauty and non-beauty related! It’s a little bit more seasonally-appropriate and it’s truly what I’m enjoying as we look ahead to summer now. To view the images and all of my comments on each item, click each picture! 

May Favorites 2014

I had absolutely zero makeup favorites this month – hard to believe, I know. I’ve just been loving last month’s favorites so much! But I did have quite a few fragrance, skincare, and non-makeup favorites to share with you so click above to get watching!

May Favorites

Elizabeth & James Nirvana Black perfume
Nest Midnight Fleur
Nest Midnight Fleur Rollerball
Laura Mercier Fresh Fig Body Souffle
Clarins Double Serum Concentrate
Caudalie Beauty Elixir
Erin Condren iPhone Case
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First Impression: L’Oreal Miss Manga Mascara

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For what seems like ages I’ve been hearing about the L’Oreal Voluminous® miss manga mascara from overseas blogs and channels and have been super interested in trying it out. I wasn’t sure what all the fuss was about, or what it claimed to do, but when I saw it available at my local CVS in a display stand, I grabbed the blackest black I could find and headed home to try it out. I decided to film my first impression on it for you guys and gals! I hope you enjoy!Please Click To View The Full Post →

The Lip Product Addict Tag

When it comes to beauty product addictions, there is one giant among men. Although it may seem like I’m forever buying foundations, when it comes to sheer numbers, lip products outrank them all. I guess that classifies me as a lip product addict (I prefer junkie because…well, I just like the sound of it better). Now, as a close personal friend to many people who suffer from addiction to many vices, I definitely am not trying to make light of the nature of addiction – let’s just put that out there right now!

But because this is a lighthearted blog, and you probably didn’t come here to get your daily dose of philosophical moralizing–let’s get on with the show.Please Click To View The Full Post →

Sephora Shopping Haul

I did some shopping! Hope you enjoy!

Let me know what YOUR most recent purchase is, in the comments below! I love hearing what you guys are buying, it gives me inspiration for future shopping trips!!

Happy Friday everyone.