Showing posts from April, 2015

Bargain Beauty Find | Bdellium Tools Eye Blending Brush No. 776

:affiliate: I love makeup brushes. They are like little, fluffy pets that I don't have to feed, water, walk or clean up after when they barf on my broadloom. I'm looking at you, Marley. You and your hairballs. I love that cat but damn! The other night, about three in the morning, he hacked up like eight hairballs all over my living room floor behind one of the chairs.  And I have to face cleaning it up. In truth, I enlist the husband unit because: Anyway, I'm sure that you didn't come here to read about my cat and his hairballs so let's move on.  I love to peruse sites that offer really luxe makeup brushes. Hakuhodo ,  Chikuhodo , Suqqu give me major grabby hands and make me drool, I dream of them, make wish lists, then I remember that  and I come down from the lofty heights and I get real. I'm on a budget and as tempting as it is to just whip out my credit card and clickity-click, I am not going to run up debt to buy tools to a

OZ Naturals 20% Vitamin C Serum | My Early Thoughts

::press sample/affiliate:: Serum junkie.  Yeah. I think that is an apt description of moi. Add one more Vitamin C serum to my growing  hoard  stash.  OZ Naturals 20% Vitamin C Serum  with an Amino Acid blend and Hyaluronic Acid is from OZ Naturals, a top Amazon seller and ALLURE Magazine Best in Beauty award winner. This Professional Anti Aging Serum carries some pretty hefty claims in it's delicate glass bottle.  About this serum, from the brand: ALLURE MAGAZINE'S Best In Beauty Vitamin C Serum - It's widely considered to be the most effective organic vitamin c serum available & is proven to dramatically increase the production of collagen and cellular turnover - Resulting in a much smoother texture and even skin tone - We guarantee you'll notice a much more youthful and radiant glow! CLINICAL STRENGTH 20% vitamin c serum for your face + vegan hyaluronic acid is the absolute highest quality vitamin c serum available. THIS VITAMIN C SERUM i

Say Hello to My Little Friend | Marley Cat

I was shooting photos of a serum, the other day when Marley jumped up into the window behind my backdrop and I was able to swing my camera and light up and snap this shot of him at just the right moment. It's not easy to get good photographs of this cat. He is highly camera uncooperative. I usually have to sneak up on him when he is distracted or sleeping. Marley says "Hi."

Sample Saturday | Daisy Eau So Fresh by Marc Jacobs

::affiliate:: Let us discuss, today on this Saturday, a sample of a lovely fragrance.  I love fragrance sample vials. They give me a chance to not only sniff a fragrance on a card but to apply it to my skin, wear it and live with it a few times to see if I really want to invest in it. You can always tell when I have really enjoyed a fragrance sample. The little glass vial is released of every last tiny drop of it's precious essence.  Look carefully at my photograph of this dainty atomizer of  Daisy Eau So Fresh by Marc Jacobs . I greedily sucked every last bit I could from this tiny bottle, I'd have taken the top off to get that last, lingering fraction of a drop, if I could have. Oh yes.  Natural Raspberry, Grapefruit, Pear, Violet, Wild Rose, Apple Blossom, Musks, Cedarwood and Plum blend to create a fresher, fruitier, bubblier, more whimsical version of the original Marc Jacobs Daisy fragrance. I like this scent so very much. It is light, very fresh,