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8 Fictional Characters That Give Me Serious Nail Envy

8 Fictional Characters That Give Me Serious Nail Envy

Hey there ~   While watching tv and movies my eyes are always immediately drawn to nail art. I saw Alice Through The Looking Glass back when it was in theaters and I loved the white queen’s black chevron tips. Nail art is becoming increasingly popular […]

The best method to grow long nails (and not break them!)

The best method to grow long nails (and not break them!)

Hi there! I’ve always preferred wearing long natural nails instead of artificial acrylics. I would worry about the set growing out and going in for constant fills would drive me mad, so I’ve picked up quite a few tips and tricks for growing long durable […]

TonyMoly Tako Pore Blackhead Scrub Stick

TonyMoly Tako Pore Blackhead Scrub Stick

Hi there!  This adorable little guy is the Tako Pore Blackhead Scrub Stick from the Korean beauty brand TonyMoly. To be totally honest, I purely bought this for the cute octopus packaging, but I was pleasantly surprised by how much I love the product! This […]

I Dew Care Sugar Kitten Holographic Peel-Off Mask Review

I Dew Care Sugar Kitten Holographic Peel-Off Mask Review

Hi there! I had a stroll through Ulta last weekend while the BF was looking over PS4 accessories in the strip mall downtown; I somehow managed to make my way home with only two goodies!  I’ll let in you on the second item in a few […]

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 […]