Top Ten Tuesday: Essential MakeUp Brushes

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So how many Make Up Brushes does one really need to create an every day face? Foundation Brushes, Eye Brushes, Lip Brushes, and there are even brushes for brows. Do you need to own one for every single thing? I say not at all! For me, there’s only ten as I try to use brushes Read More

Fresh from the Garden: Zucchini Soup

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      This summer was the first time I tried my hand at growing my own Zucchini and Squash and I’ll admit it’s been one huge lesson after another. Next year, I think I’m going to stick with Zucchini as it’s proven to be a bit more prolific than the squash and we’ve been Read More

New Nars Cosmetics Audacious Lipstick, Go Get One!

Nars Cosmetics Audacious Lipstick

[button link=”#” target=”_blank” color=”default” shape=”rounded” size=”small” align=”Right”]Press Sample[/button] [button link=”#” target=”_blank” color=”default” shape=”rounded” size=”small” align=”left”]Affiliate Links[/button]    “A lipstick so creamy and pigmented you won’t want anything else.”  NARS pays tribute to its beginnings with the launch of The Audacious Lipstick Collection: lipsticks so shamelessly seductive in touch and texture, the sensation is absolutely audacious. Read More

NARSissist Smokey Eye Kit Brings the Sexy to Fall

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  The Narsissist Smokey Eye Kit is the second edition in the Nars Makeup Bag Must Have’s. The Kit contains a compact featuring three of Nars most coveted shades along with a wide contour eyeshadow travel brush and a Via Veneto Larger Than Life Eyeliner. The rich shades of shadow highlighted in the palette include Madrague Read More

Ginger and Liz Mani-Pink Lemonade


This has been such an amazing summer.  When school got out I was determined to make this the most fun summer we’ve ever had.  And judging by the emptiness of our sunscreen bottles, the miles on my SUV  and the depth of our tans I’d say we’ve been successful.  Thinking about this one night as Read More

Create Brighter Eyes With Only one Product

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  We’ve all been there, all night parties, late night study sessions, or just not getting enough sleep. You wake up and you look like death warmed over.. or just to be nicer you look plain tired. Usually when I’m feeling like this I honestly don’t even feel like putting on makeup the next day Read More

How to be a Beauty Hoarder on a Budget

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Does the size of beauty or nail stash determine your social status? Do you have a helmer or Ikea Alex unit dedicated to your Nail polish collections? If you do consider yourselves among the elite of beauty hoarders collectors. With the new dawn of social media outlets allowing beauty bloggers to easily share instant picture Read More

black Up Cosmetics Lipsticks are Love in a Tube

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[button link=”#” target=”_blank” color=”default” shape=”rounded” size=”small” align=”center”]Press Sample[/button] Okay now in my last post about black Up Cosmetics lipsticks I squealed about there Matte Formulation and the amazing pigmentation. I was received a Matte lipstick as well as a Satin Finish Lipstick that I’m sharing with you on the blog today. Both colors are absolutely Read More

Crabtree and Evelyn New Nail Polish

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  Today I have for review two beautiful polishes from Crabtree and Evelyn.  These are from their Nud-est collection which consists of four barely there colors.  C&E have quite an impressive line of colors in their regular line of polishes along with nail care items.  The two colors I reviewed were Peaches And Cream and Read More