Thursday, March 26, 2009
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Pangea Japanese Matcha Tea with Acai and Goji Berry Facial Mask
|Power Berry Mask|
I'm actually using this (again) as I type.
Smells like blueberries/
Soothing & cooling.
Sucks the goo out of my pores.
Makes my face purple.
I really like this,
despite the Willy Wonka-flash I had while applying ("Violet, you're turning Violet!").
|All-in-1 Protective Day Lotion SPF 25|
(Light-Weight Formula) - Normal to Oily Skin
Doesn't cause zits, UVA/UVB protection, anti-oxidants.
All VERY good in my book!
Pump tube, dispenses easily.
Clean, beachy smell.
Moroccan Mystique Lip Veils
I'm really loving all things Urban Decay as of late. This eyeshadow in Flash is a great example. It's a bright springy purple that blends easily and doesn't evaporate or crease. It's great with a sheer lip since it's just that bright. The packaging is a NYC subway token too. Perty cool!
Sunday, March 15, 2009
Monday, March 9, 2009
This gave me great texture after I washed my hair. The scent is citrusy and sort of aromatherapy-very pleasant. After a few sprays, I was able to get a comb through my hair without issue. It's lightweight and ideal if you're short on time.
Sunday, March 8, 2009
The MUD Cares Palette is a compact full of four eye colors that will look terrific on anyone with any skin tone. These colors were hand-selected by members of NextAid, and you can combine and use them in so many different ways. There is a light Dulce de Leche color, a dazzling Spanish Gold color, a warm Cashmere pink, and a brilliant Moss green shade. Not only are these four essential and marvelous colors every day wearable, but by purchasing this products you are donating money to a worthy cause. 100% of your MUD Cares Palette purchase will go toward "building a safe and sustainable home for children in Africa who have been orphaned by AIDS." Need I say more?!?
Cream Eyeshadow - Rehab
Urban Decay's cute, compact, Cream Eyeshadow is convenient to carry in any clutch or purse. The applicator brush makes it easy to use and virtually mess-free. Rehab is a shimmery, creamy taupe color. The best way to apply it is to try a thin layer, then let it dry before reapplying. The color enhances as it dries. Plus if you apply too much, it may goop up in the creases. Once it dries it feels light, but stays all day.
Black Eye liner
Everyday Minerals is an amazing company. They are very earth friendly and environmentally conscious. Their products are bio-safe and wrapped in recycled tissue. Their workplace is also chemical-free and they provide a bicycle to every employee after six months! Now lets talk about their product. The powder Black Eye Liner is great. You can use it wet or dry, depending on how strong or soft you want your line to be. Let me warn you: a little goes a LONG way. The first time I used it dry, I made a mess. Of course they do everything they can to prevent this by putting it in a sifter jar, but I somehow managed to use way too much. Once I mastered the application, I loved it. It is a staple to any makeup collection. Wonderful to use both wet and dry. Everyday Minerals is quality company that it is everyday affordable. Please check out their website and sign up to receive your free sample makeup kit today!
There are four different Bobbi Brown lip glosses I want to rave about. The first one is the Lip Compact Blush Pink Creamy Lip Color. It was one of the new lip colors recently featured in Lucky Magazine. It is a creamy soft pink color that goes on and stays on. I love the compact and the color. The next compact color is Bobbi's Glitter Lip Gloss in Baby (pink). It is a shimmery light pink that works well by itself or over a darker shade. I love it because it is makes my lips feel soft and shiny at the same time. The next two glosses come in little tubes with a lip brush, and they both have a hint of vanilla to them. The Mauve lip gloss makes my lips feel so soft when I apply it. It is a great day or night color. Bobbi's new Confetti Shimmer lip gloss is my favorite by far. I love the shiny pink color that it paints on my lips. This color can be worn alone or over another color to give it a little sparkle and shine. It is thick and stays on well. I am in love with Bobbi Brown's Lip Glosses!
Birch Eyeshadow & Rock Shimmer Wash Eyeshadow
Bobbi's new spring colors include shades of brown. Birch and Mink. The Birch matte eye shadow is a rich soft brown, that glides on your eyelids and stays all day. It is a great to blend and use on your eyelid up to the crease. The Rock Shimmer Wash Eye Shadow is sheen and light. Not to be confused with the Sparkle Eye Shadow. Rock is a shimmery light grey that can be used right under the brow or on your eyelids. Visit the Bobbi Brown website for great complimentary colors and shading tips for any of her fabulous eye shadows.
Overnight Treat Night Recovery Treatment
For those of us who take the time to style our hair, this is a must have. It is a thick and creamy lotion that you put in your hair at night. It doesn't matter if your hair is wet or dry. You just put it in and go to sleep while it works its magic. Redken's Overnight Treat will not stain your pillow. It makes your hair feel amazingly soft when you wake up. You can keep it in all day or rinse it out in the morning. After a couple of uses, your hair looks shiny, healthy and is more manageable.
Extreme Iron Repair
This fruity smelling lotion helps repair damaged hair. Apply to towel dried hair before blow drying and styling. Lightweight lotion, makes your hair feel smooth and strong. Great product that helps make your dry hair feel healthier. I would definitely recommend this product for anyone who frequently uses hair dryers, curling/flat irons.
Easy to use right out of the shower before other styling products. Do not need to apply a lot for it to be effective. Small amounts work best. Too much may make your hair feel coated. Detangles instantly without a lot of effort. Great for all hair types.
Makeup removal can be such a pain. I have tried everything from pads to tissues to oils to washes. These soft cleansing pads from Logona make removal of eye makeup easy. They are convenient to use, soft, not oily, and non-irritating to my eyes. You can use each pad more than once, and the case can be easily packed to take with you on a trip or to the gym. I can't always get all of my mascara off (especially if it is waterproof), but the soft pads do a pretty good job of removing everything else. I love the fact that my eyes don't feel greasy or irritated after using them. They are great to use at night before going to bed.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Yes, I watch the occasional infomercial.
Got one for birthday from a couple of super uncles & aunts (thanks, guys!).
It was easy to assemble, easy to use, not so easy for me to fold it up, but that could have something to do with a lack of coordination...
It does say that it does not need to be oiled, but using some WD-40 helps stop the squeaks.
Really easy to use, it is just gliding. Problems: Easy to get bored, no way to increase resistance that I can figure out, no place for me to set remote;)
Doing a mile had no perceptible impact, but legs hurt after doing 2.5 miles. Then again, I am a wimp.
It's a nice, easy way to get off your keister & feel like you have done something mildly athletic.