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DIY Big Shampoo LUSH  Dupe

DIY Big Shampoo LUSH Dupe

Hey there! Lush’s Big shampoo has an insanely simple ingredient list, and after trying out a sample last month, it leapt straight to the top of my to-do list. Keep scrolling for a fool proof recipe for DIY Big Shampoo down below! I’ve picked up […]

Lush Pearl Massage Bar & Montalbano Shampoo Bar

  Hi there!   If you’ve been reading this site for a hot minute, you would know I have an *cough un-healthy cough* addiction to Lush.   These are the two latest products to seduce their way home with me; a Pearl Massage Bar and […]

Pixi by Petra Mixed Metals Palette

 Hello Lovelies!It’s been a hot minute since I’ve treated myself to a new eyeshadow palette, and since the great makeup purge of last month, my eyeshadow stash is looking quite thin.I spotted this palette from Pixi by Petra at Target a few weeks ago and […]

Wilhelm Portland Mausoleum

Hello there!I spent this Memorial Day weekend wandering the halls of the Wilhelm Mausoleum located in Portland, OR.The building is only open to the public once a year on Memorial Day. I missed my chance last year since I vacationing in Hawaii, I’m very glad I didn’t […]

Is Dollar Shave Club worth the money or is it just hoopla?

Is Dollar Shave Club worth the money or is it just hoopla?

  Hi there! I’ve vowed to stop wasting money on expensive razors exclusively marketed toward women that don’t last and single-use disposables that feel terrible and wreak havoc on my poor skin. Summer is rolling around, and with summer comes the inevitable trips to the beach […]

Masqueology Hyaluronic Rubber Peel Off Mask

Hello Lovelies! I splurged and snagged a few beauty goodies at the store the other day; the first one I tried out of the batch is a Masqueology Hylaronic Modeling Peel Off Mask. The package is actually built to expand into a “cup” once you rip […]

Thoughts on Lush Metamorphosis

Hello Lovelies! I want to share some of my thoughts on my latest bath bomb experiment, today I’m trying the Lush Metamorphosis bath bomb! I’ve also included a short video demo so you can see the bomb in action. I’m terrible at describing scents, so I’m […]

Little Black Lace Dress

Hello Lovelies! I was looking for any excuse to snap some shots of my gorgeous new room divider, and showcasing a little black dress is a good of an excuse as any! I snatched this divider up at a Goodwill for $15.00; it needs a […]

Tarte Be a Mermaid & Make Waves Palette Swatches and Review

Hello Lovelies! I splurged and got the Tarte Be a Mermaid & Make Waves Palette! This was a huge case of being captivated by pretty packaging, but the shades are gorgeous as well, so I don’t feel too guilty. This had 14 shades in all, […]

DIY Candle Jar Makeup Brush Organizer

Hello Lovelies! This week hasn’t been as productive as I hoped… I had planned to get so much done, but life came and nipped that in the bud real quick! I did finish one tiny project in spite of all the drama! I bought this […]