I’m no makeup artist, but damn it, I’ll try. Red lipstick forever!

Spritz away, little bottle, spritz away

As you may have noticed in my Birchbox posts, I’m not really a perfume person. As much as I love the idea of starting each day with a fabulous spritz of Chanel No. 5, I prefer my time to be spent free of headaches, migraines and general discomfort. After a lifetime of hating perfume, I’ve finally found a few scents that even … Keep reading…

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Birchbox No. 2: Number 4, Aerie, Mox Botanicals, Eyeko & Chuao

Note the adorable, festive wrapping complete with a thick pink ribbon (purse charm, perhaps? Hair bow?) and indie-esque gift tag. Also, with the wrapping of the perfume (the silver tube) I sort of thought it was candy. Thank goodness I wasn’t that tired when I opened the box! Number 4 Lumiere d’hiver Clarifying Shampoo: I’ve been curious about these clarifying, lather-less shampoos … Keep reading…

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Tales of sweet discounts: Black Friday 2012

Thanksgiving, both the holiday and the break, were wonderful. I spent time with family and might-as-well-be-family friends. Weirdly enough, one of the highlights was hanging out with my mom in the middle of the night. Why? Black Friday, baby! Before I say too much about my Black Friday adventure, let me preface by saying both myself and my mother have worked retail … Keep reading…

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Birchbox No. One: ModelCo, Oscar Blandi, Juicy Couture, One Love Organics & SOYJOY

After one of my writers wrote a wonderful article on Birchbox in the fashion section, I decided to sign up for this make-up of the month club. After my first shipment arrived earlier this week I realized I am hooked. Between the adorable packaging and proper-sized deluxe samples, I was and am completely sold. For $10 per month, this is mail worth paying for. … Keep reading…

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