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PATYKA Cleansing Oil: An Oily Skin Girl’s Dream

patyka cleansing oil

As a girl who constantly battles the breakouts, I’m always researching new ways to keep my skin clear. Want to know the remedy that has beauty lovers raving all over the web? Cleansing oils! It seems absurd, right? Why would you use oil on oily skin? But, after all the positive reviews I decided to […]

Peter Thomas Roth Hair To Die For: Really? Yes, Really!

Peter Thomas Roth Hair to Die For

With a name like Hair To Die For, I had pretty high expectations for Peter Thomas Roth’s hair treatment. I mean, could a simple serum really give me the hair I’ve been lusting after? Lucky for me, this product actually exceeded my expectations and was easy to use. Even though my counters are overloaded with […]

Dream Water: Beauty Sleep in a Bottle

dreamwater

I spend quite a few restless nights tossing, turning and staring at the clock wishing for some much needed Zs. But, Dream Water promises to deliver a good night’s sleep in a tiny little bottle. The best part? It’ as easy as sipping on fruity flavored water. I was a little skeptical that a natural, […]

Erno Laszlo Blue Firmarine Night Cream: Supercharged Luxury

Erno Laszlo Blue Firmarine Night Cream

After struggling with a severe acne attack for several months, I headed to the dermatologist for some super strength topicals. But while my skin has cleared up, the acne-fighting meds have dulled my complexion. Thankfully, Erno Laszlo Blue Firmarine Night Cream has been able to restore a healthy glow in just several uses. The Firmarine […]

Bliss FatGirlSixPack Tummy Toning

Like most girls, achieving six pack abs is on my list of long-term goals, along with winning the lottery and owning Kate Middleton’s wardrobe. To help make at least one of these dreams a reality, Bliss FatGirlSixPack tummy-toning gel is offering a hand. The toning gel contains six ingredients aimed at firming up your belly: caffeine, […]

One-Step Wonder: Urban Decay Naked Skin Beauty Balm

Urban Decay Naked Skin Beauty Balm

The new BB cream on the block: Urban Decay Naked Skin Beauty Balm. Unless you’ve been stuck on a deserted island for the past year, chances are you know about the 2012 rise of the beauty balm, also known as BB cream. Jumping on the BB bandwagon in 2013 is Urban Decay with its recently released […]

Flower Beauty from Drew Barrymore: Adorable and Affordable!

Flower Lip Service Lip Butter

Drew Barrymore launches adorable (and inexpensive!) cosmetics line! I let out a tiny squeal of delight as I browsed the website for Drew Barrymore’s new makeup line, Flower Beauty, debuting at Walmart this month. I never thought I’d find myself going gaga over a Walmart exclusive line, but Flower boasts an impressive array of products […]

Lock Smith: L’Oreal Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm

Loreal Total Repair 5

New from L'Oreal Advanced haircare: A reconstructing mask that repairs five signs of damage in one use. I may have a slight obsession with trying to emulate Kim Kardashian’s gorgeous long locks. Which means I’ve been growing out my hair for the past year. Which also means I get regular trims and pamper my hair, right? Yeah, not […]

Beauty on a Budget: 7 Great Finds Under $7

I believe in splurging on high quality, beauty products – great skin is worth it! – but some products can be a little too steep for even the most die hard Spa Girl. Besides, great beauty products don’t need to be expensive –  they just need to work! Below are seven products that will give […]

Dream Cream: AmorePacific Time Response Eye Renewal

Amore Pacific Eye Cream

If you’re fighting the war against fine lines (like myself), you need reliable allies like AmorePacific Time Response Eye Renewal Crème.  The super luxurious Korean skincare line is popular amongst hardcore beauty fanatics and, after a month of using the crème, I understand why. It really works! AmorePacific says that its crème renews the area […]