All I Want for Valentine’s Day

5 Valentine's Day gifts of beauty. I want chocolate. I was roses. I want a lavish bubble bath with way too many bubbles. Oooh I know, I want to eat chocolate while soaking in a giant sea of bubbles sprinkled with red rose petals. Yeaaaah. But truly, when it comes to Valentine’s Day, I love […]

Gifts of Beauty: 10 Under $20

Starting at $7 and up, these mini gifts of beauty make the perfect stocking stuffers! Shower sweet (and cheap!) nothings on the ones you appreciate. Ideal for teachers, gardeners, hostesses or as a simple thank you to friend, these little minis pack a joyous punch – and all skate under the $20 mark. Great as […]

Luxe Gift Picks: Collectible Makeup Compacts

Estee Lauder Snake Makeup Compact

Irresistibly luxe makeup compacts make the purr-fect gift! Searching high and low for a gift that will make the beauty hound in your life swoon? Behold, the collectible makeup compact! Makeup is meant to magnify our beauty, and these gorgeous cosmetic compacts do double time to add a touch of magic to both your complexion […]

Gifts Sealed with a Kiss: Holiday Lip Sets and Collections

Starting at $18.50 these lip sets and collection come sealed with a kiss! You have our permission to prettify your pout! Give a little (and get a little) this holiday season with these must-have lip sets that offer big value without the hefty price tag. We wouldn’t mind giving our friends a few of these […]

Top 10 Beauty Buys on Beauty.com

Pacifica Take Me There Hawaiian Ruby Guava Set, $18 ($26 value)

Beyond Black Friday and Cyber Monday, holiday savings are ripe for the picking on Beauty.com. One of our favorite online haunts for spa and beauty products, Beauty.com also offers perks such as complimentary samples and free shipping. Here are our top 10 gifts of beauty and spa perfect for giving and receiving from Beauty.com. Pacifica […]

Top 10 Sephora Best Beauty Buys

best beauty buys

‘Ti’s the season to stock up on beauty! Holiday collection sets are packed with value and make lovely gifts. We scoured the sparkly aisles of Sephora for our 10 favorite beauty sets to give and get. Behold, the best beauty buys of the 2012 holiday season! Get more holiday gift sets at sephora.com.

Yuzen: Your Monthly Box of Zen

Yuzen Box

Let the battle of the beauty boxes begin! Nothing like a little friendly competition to bring out the best in the growing world of product sampling programs. We are already suckers for the NewBeauty TestTube but have been on the prowl for a beauty box subscription service that captures a little more spa. We’ve found it in […]

Raise a Glass: Kelly & Jones Notes of Wine Fragrances

Kelly & Jones Wine Perfume

I can imagine few things more peaceful than meandering through a vineyard (Picture the movie “A Walk in the Clouds,” only with less Keanu, which is sad). The aroma from the growing grapes is invigorating. Kelly & Jones has created a scent story that bottles the intoxicating scent of wine without the actual intoxication. You […]

Beauty with SPARKLE

Sparkle Makeup

Local American Idol, Jordin Sparks, just added “movie star” to her already impressive resume with her debut in the new movie SPARKLE, which opens nationwide today! In honor of a flick that we’ve already fallen head over heels for (saw it, loved it!), we hit the aisles of Sephora to scout out products that sparkle […]

LaLicious Sugar Scrub Souffles Sampler: Be Picky!

LaLicious Sugar Souffle Scrubs Sampler Box

Sometimes a Spa Girl needs a little refresher. And sometimes she needs an all-out scrub that scours away the day’s dirt, grime and bad vibes. The LaLicious Sugar Soufflé Scrubs Sampler Box is the perfect mix of both! The best part about the LaLicious Sampler Box is that you get to pick three 2-ounce jars of your […]