Long Lasting Lip Color – Covergirl vs Lipsense

long lasting lip color covergirl vs lipsense

I have been a makeup girl since high school.  But my makeup mainly covered my lids and cheeks.  I never bothered with gloss because it didn't stay put long.  My hair would get stuck to it, or my lips would get super dry and I'd need chapstick anyways. When I turned 33 and went through this whole makeup change, I bought a LOT of things for my lips.  I had really good intentions of wearing them.  But, I loved kissing my babies even more.  I hated leaving marks on them. Last fall, a friend introduced me to a long lasting lipstick.  I wasn't sure about it, but I went to learn more and left … [Read more...]

My Favorite Celebrity Swag Items

Unboxing Celebrity Swag! It's Award Season!

I received some gifting suite items from Madison & Mulholland to share and enjoy.  This post can contain affiliate links Raise your hand if you're always wanting to know exactly what types of goodies are given to celebrities from local and national brands & designers?  Me!!!  I was so delighted to receive a huge bag courtesy of Madison & Mulholland and while it would take way too long to share on video everything, I do have a short 2 minute video sharing my favorite 4 things that I received! And I will be rocking that bag next weekend but I did also rock it this weekend at … [Read more...]

Thankful Tee Styled Three Ways

Cents of Style - Graphic Tee - Thankful Grateful Blessed - Fashion Friday

This post is sponsored and contains affiliate links. Thank you for your support! When I worked retail in college, my boss always wore a crisp white tee.  She said she never felt more pulled together and had a stack of shirts to alternate through.  I never really understood that - I am a girl for color.  But as I've grown older, there's just something to be said for a white tee that fits well and is super soft.  I give myself an extra pat on the back if it's STILL white by the end of the day. (hello, 3 kids!) Grab Thankful Grateful Blessed for Free! (click here for … [Read more...]

PopSugar Must-Have September Box

popsugar must have box

PopSugar sent me this Must-Have box to go through and share with YOU! If you want to snag one for October, visit here and enter SHOP5 for $5 bucks off your first box! I haven't done an unboxing video in a long time!  When I got an email to sign up for a PopSugar Must-Have box to review, I had to say yes.  I've seen so many other bloggers & YouTubers go through them and they have some real gems in there!  So, what did I think? Check out this video.   What item might be YOUR must-have? … [Read more...]

Some Me Time – Pamper Sessions On The Go

Pamper Sessions On The Go - Sally Hansen and Priv

This post was sponsored by Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs as part of an Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. Every girl needs a good pamper session before heading out - whether it's with the girls, the husband, or, a bunch of strangers. Strangers?? Eh sort of.  Remember how I ventured down to San Diego and drove around in some cool cars?  Do you remember one of the photos at the end of the night? No? ok hold on. Earlier that day, before my 3+ hour drive to San Diego, I got a little pamper session in to get my makeup done and to turn … [Read more...]

First Impressions – Pura D’or Shampoo and Conditioner

First Impressions - Pura D'or Shampoo & Conditioner

I received the following items from the brand to use.  This is my first impression!  This post might also contain affiliate links. I've really been working on creating some different types of Vlogs to add some voice to my story - beyond just the words you see here on the blog.  I'd love if you'd click over and subscribe! I love love love beauty stuff.  I've done quite a bit of recaps on the blog, YouTube, and Instagram on things I've come across.  When I receive an email asking if I'd like to try something beauty-related in exchange for sharing with my readers - I get super giddy. I … [Read more...]