Beauty

SKINCARE | ORIGINS Original Skin Retexturizing Mask with Rose Clay

February 12, 2016

ORIGINS Original Skin Retexturizing Mask with Rose ClayORIGINS Original Skin Retexturizing Mask with Rose Clay

Now as much as I love a good face mask, I tend to stay away from those of the clay variety.  Usually I find them too messy and generally requiring too much work for very little results.  Then, when my skin started acting up in early January, someone recommended the ORIGINS Original Skin Retexturizing Mask with Rose Clay ($30 CAD) to me.  Of course, given my aversion to clay masks I was pretty hesitant to try this one out, but then as my skin kept getting worse and worse I figured ‘what the hell, what do I have to lose?’ by trying this one out.  So how did it work out?  BEST.DECISION.EVER.

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FRAGRANCE | CLEAN Reserve Six Piece Travel Spray Layering Collection

February 11, 2016

CLEAN Reserve Six Piece Travel Layering CollectionCLEAN Reserve Six Piece Travel Layering Collection

One day, I will stop buying fragrances.  One day, I will stop buying fragrances.  One day…oh who am I kidding.  I’m never going to stop buying fragrances.  I know it, you know it, so let’s all just learn to accept it.  At least that’s what I told my local Sephora cashier when I was picking up the CLEAN Reserve Six Piece Travel Layering Collection.  We shared a laugh over my fragrance addiction, and immediately started testing out and gushing over the scents found in the CLEAN Reserve Six Piece Travel Layering Collection.

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MAKEUP | bareMinerals Ready 8.0 Power Neutrals The Posh Neutrals Palette

February 10, 2016

bareMinerals Ready 8.0 Power Neutrals The Posh Neutrals PalettebareMinerals Ready 8.0 Power Neutrals The Posh Neutrals Palette

Sometimes, I could really kick myself.  Why you ask?  Well mainly because I sometimes forget products I’ve purchased.  And I’m not talking in the sense that I’ve used it before, and moved on to something else.  Nope, in the case of the bareMinerals Ready 8.0 Power Neutrals The Posh Neutrals Palette I bought this one back in February 2015…and never used it.  I didn’t even open if I’m being honest.  Which, is a downright shame, because this palette has replaced any and all other neutral palettes I’ve been using.

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Books

BOOKS | He Will Be My Ruin by K.A. Tucker

February 6, 2016
I received this book for free from From the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

BOOKS | He Will Be My Ruin by K.A. TuckerHe Will Be My Ruin: A Novel by K.A. Tucker
Published by Atria Books
Published on: February 2, 2016
Pages: 352
Format: ARC
Source: From the Publisher
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About the Book

A woman who almost had it all . . .

On the surface, Celine Gonzalez had everything a twenty-eight-year-old woman could want: a one-bedroom apartment on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, a job that (mostly) paid the bills, and an acceptance letter to the prestigious Hollingsworth Institute of Art, where she would finally live out her dream of becoming an antiques appraiser for a major auction house. All she had worked so hard to achieve was finally within her reach. So why would she kill herself?

A man who was supposed to be her salvation . . .

Maggie Sparkes arrives in New York City to pack up what’s left of her best friend’s belongings after a suicide that has left everyone stunned. The police have deemed the evidence conclusive: Celine got into bed, downed a lethal cocktail of pills and vodka, and never woke up. But when Maggie discovers a scandalous photograph in a lock box hidden in Celine’s apartment, she begins asking questions. Questions about the man Celine fell in love with. The man she never told anyone about, not even Maggie. The man Celine believed would change her life.

Until he became her ruin.

On the hunt for evidence that will force the police to reopen the case, Maggie uncovers more than she bargained for about Celine’s private life—and inadvertently puts herself on the radar of a killer. A killer who will stop at nothing to keep his crimes undiscovered.

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SKINCARE | CLARINS Beauty Flash Balm

February 5, 2016

CLARINS Beauty Flash BalmCLARINS Beauty Flash Balm

So sometimes when you are a blogger, despite having access to a multitude of products, you tend to overlook some of them.  That is what happened with me and my CLARINS Beauty Flash Balm.  Fair warning, I’ve had this stuff for a while.  It was recommended to me by someone, I can’t remember who, and I picked it up and then proceeded to never use it.  At least I didn’t start using it until I needed to rehab my skin from my allergic reaction from hell.  Of course when I started using the CLARINS Beauty Flash Balmafter once again having it recommended to me, I couldn’t figure out why I hadn’t been using it all along because this stuff is thebomb.com!

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