BEAUTY Archive

  • Have you ever wanted to try various beauty brands and products but don’t want to bother with pressure from sales reps or shopping for hours at the boutiques and stores?  Well, beauty box subscriptions are the answers to those questions! And with so many subscriptions boxes out there (I have tried a few), the latest subscription I tested was Glossybox.  Not […]

    2015 Beauty Issue – Glossybox Subscription!

    Have you ever wanted to try various beauty brands and products but don’t want to bother with pressure from sales reps or shopping for hours at the boutiques and stores?  Well, beauty box subscriptions are the answers to those questions! And with so many subscriptions boxes out there (I have tried a few), the latest subscription I tested was Glossybox.  Not […]

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  • This month wouldn’t be complete without the beauty of fragrances and various brands that have certainly caught my attention with their fabulous and festive scents. TOCCA Nothing beats walking into a room and smelling the holidays.  Tocca’s classic winter fragrance, Chamonix evokes the essence of rosemary and pine combined. This candle makes a perfect holiday gift with its green and […]

    2015 Beauty Issue – The Beauty of Fragrance!

    This month wouldn’t be complete without the beauty of fragrances and various brands that have certainly caught my attention with their fabulous and festive scents. TOCCA Nothing beats walking into a room and smelling the holidays.  Tocca’s classic winter fragrance, Chamonix evokes the essence of rosemary and pine combined. This candle makes a perfect holiday gift with its green and […]

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  • Makeup brushes have come a very long way since I started using them almost 15+ years ago. Yikes…did I just give away my age? Having started off with a massive collection of MAC brushes and mastering the way to apply makeup with it on myself and clients, I felt more comfortable venturing out and trying other brands. Brushes now come in […]

    2015 Beauty Issue – Artis Brushes

    Makeup brushes have come a very long way since I started using them almost 15+ years ago. Yikes…did I just give away my age? Having started off with a massive collection of MAC brushes and mastering the way to apply makeup with it on myself and clients, I felt more comfortable venturing out and trying other brands. Brushes now come in […]

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  • If you have friends that are obsessed with pure, organic cosmetics and products, 100% Pure is definitely one to introduce them to (if they don’t already know about the brand, of course)! With 12 locations and their online store, you can’t go wrong with picking out several items for your friends or yourself.  And of course, they have amazing sets, […]

    2015 Beauty Issue – 100% Pure Holiday Sets! 

    If you have friends that are obsessed with pure, organic cosmetics and products, 100% Pure is definitely one to introduce them to (if they don’t already know about the brand, of course)! With 12 locations and their online store, you can’t go wrong with picking out several items for your friends or yourself.  And of course, they have amazing sets, […]

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  • ‘Tis the season for many invites to holiday parties.  Whether it’s with family, friends or with co-workers, don’t let the stress of trying to figure out what to wear get to you. For many of us Bay Area stunners out there, we’re lucky enough to have Santana Row as our “one stop shop” for finding the best look for that special holiday party. […]

    Show Up In Style For the Holidays!

    ‘Tis the season for many invites to holiday parties.  Whether it’s with family, friends or with co-workers, don’t let the stress of trying to figure out what to wear get to you. For many of us Bay Area stunners out there, we’re lucky enough to have Santana Row as our “one stop shop” for finding the best look for that special holiday party. […]

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  • With so many beauty gifts to choose from this holiday season, why not go with a brand that gives you the best bang for you buck?  The Sephora Collection proves to be one of the best with their gorgeous holiday selection of gifts.  Gift-A-Gloss Lip Gloss Sampler Sephora Collection’s holiday lip gloss sampler is the ultimate gift for you and […]

    2015 Beauty Issue – Sephora Holiday Collection 

    With so many beauty gifts to choose from this holiday season, why not go with a brand that gives you the best bang for you buck?  The Sephora Collection proves to be one of the best with their gorgeous holiday selection of gifts.  Gift-A-Gloss Lip Gloss Sampler Sephora Collection’s holiday lip gloss sampler is the ultimate gift for you and […]

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  • Every year I search for the perfect stocking stuffers for my girlfriends. This year proved to be no different as I had no problem finding the best beauty gifts that I know they’ll love! Scünci – Hollywood Roll For that special gal that’s on the go and doesn’t like to spend too much time on her hair, the Scünci Hollywood Roll hairband […]

    2015 Beauty Issue – Beauty Stocking Stuffers!

    Every year I search for the perfect stocking stuffers for my girlfriends. This year proved to be no different as I had no problem finding the best beauty gifts that I know they’ll love! Scünci – Hollywood Roll For that special gal that’s on the go and doesn’t like to spend too much time on her hair, the Scünci Hollywood Roll hairband […]

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  •  24 HAPPY DAYS ADVENT CALENDAR The countdown to the holidays has never been sweeter.  Behind every door is a special surprise that will have you looking forward to the next day. The gorgeous advent calendar includes: Frosted Cranberry Heart Soap, Mini Frosted Cranberry Shimmer Lotion, Mini Elderflower Unperfumed Eye Gel, Colour Crush Nail Colour in Relish the Moment, Eye Definer in Black, Mini Nail File, Mini Almond […]

    2015 Beauty Issue – The Body Shop Holiday Favorites

     24 HAPPY DAYS ADVENT CALENDAR The countdown to the holidays has never been sweeter.  Behind every door is a special surprise that will have you looking forward to the next day. The gorgeous advent calendar includes: Frosted Cranberry Heart Soap, Mini Frosted Cranberry Shimmer Lotion, Mini Elderflower Unperfumed Eye Gel, Colour Crush Nail Colour in Relish the Moment, Eye Definer in Black, Mini Nail File, Mini Almond […]

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  • The butter LONDON Holiday Collection “Invite Only” is here and it’s stunning! The collection features a mixture of colors that will have you looking ready for any soiree. HIGH VOLTAGE This 2-piece mascara and eye lacquer set will make your eyes pop like never before. The iconic, high-performing Mega Volume Mascara delivers amazing volume, and the Lacquer Liner Boasts 16-hour wear. Full Size Set […]

    2015 Beauty Issue – Butter London Holiday Sets

    The butter LONDON Holiday Collection “Invite Only” is here and it’s stunning! The collection features a mixture of colors that will have you looking ready for any soiree. HIGH VOLTAGE This 2-piece mascara and eye lacquer set will make your eyes pop like never before. The iconic, high-performing Mega Volume Mascara delivers amazing volume, and the Lacquer Liner Boasts 16-hour wear. Full Size Set […]

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  • Whether I am trying to achieve a dramatic or a simple, natural look, I always prep my face with primer.  I feel that adding primer to your face is an important step to help your makeup last for countless hours. Here are my 4 current favorite primers that I use on a daily basis: HOURGLASS COSMETICS – Nº 28 PRIMER SERUM This serum […]

    2015 Beauty Issue – Primer Favorites 

    Whether I am trying to achieve a dramatic or a simple, natural look, I always prep my face with primer.  I feel that adding primer to your face is an important step to help your makeup last for countless hours. Here are my 4 current favorite primers that I use on a daily basis: HOURGLASS COSMETICS – Nº 28 PRIMER SERUM This serum […]

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