Snow Glow

One of my all-time favorite movies is "Beautiful Girls". The cast is great, the plot entertaining, but more than anything, I love how it truly captures how cold winters are in Minnesota. It reminds me of my hometown and why I still live here even when I'm a summer girl at heart. The other thing [...]

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Beauty Products Blast From The Past

The other night I was racking my brain trying to remember the name of the hairspray I loved in high school. Many brands came to mind-Finesse, Salon Selective's, Aussie, Rave, Final Net, ect., but they weren't what I was looking for. I hit the internet in search of my beloved hair spray. While I didn't [...]

Clearly Waterproof

Waterproof mascara. I am so not a fan. I have never met a formula that has worked for me and it's hard on the pocketbook when I constantly experiment with something new. It's a necessity in life, especially during the summer months, but man oh man... I just want something that is as terrific as [...]

5 Minute Face

I love my morning routine. There's something very comforting about having a regime. It gets my day off to the right start and sets the stage. But just because I enjoy applying lotions and potions, it doesn't mean I want it to take forever. Let's be real, most of us have a limited amount of [...]

Outrageous Lashes

Another day, another new mascara. They pop up constantly and, of course, I have to try them all. My latest experiment was with the new Sephora Collection Outrageous Mascara. This is a volumizing mascara that is supposed to give you pumped-up, glamorous lashes. What sets it apart from other mascaras is the triple loaded brush. [...]

Primed Lashes

My Grandma was recently very intrigued by my eyelashes and how long they are. I've shared many of my secrets, but only briefly mentioned the true key to outrageous lashes. I've learned, through many trials and errors, that there is not (for me) one quick fix product. It's a combination of several amazing items that [...]

The Perfect Gift Sets

Every year during my teen years I would ask for and receive the Estee Lauder Holiday gift set. It always seemed so magical to me to have this fabulous kit full of wonderful makeup. To this day, they still offer their amazing sets. It got me wondering what other gift sets are available this holiday [...]