Weekly Review January 21 – 27, 2018

I cannot believe that January is almost over. This was yet another typical week on my blog. Monday 1/22 – My Beauty Diary Red Vine Mask This was the first red wine Mask I have used. I reviewed it in this post.   Wednesday 1/24 – Revlon Colorstay Whipped Creme Makeup I tell you why I love this… Continue reading Weekly Review January 21 – 27, 2018

My Take on Sunscreen – Clinique Super City Block Oil-Free Daily Face Protector Broad Spectrum SPF 40

Since I started using Tretinoin (Retin A) almost 2 years ago I have been trying out sunscreens to see which works best for me. When you use tretinoin it is imperative that you use sunscreen. Every. Single. Day. Honestly, if you want to avoid photoaging you should be using it daily anyway. It is hard… Continue reading My Take on Sunscreen – Clinique Super City Block Oil-Free Daily Face Protector Broad Spectrum SPF 40

Winter 2018 Skincare Routine

Winter has arrived with a vengeance in Virginia. Last week temperatures did not get above the teens and wind chill factors were up to 25 below 0. Brr!! My skin is not liking the dry air and frigid temperatures at all. When you factor in how drying Tretinoin is you can imagine that changes are… Continue reading Winter 2018 Skincare Routine

Best of Best of the Boxes in 2017

I subscribed to multiple beauty subscription services in 2017. I subscribed to Ispy, Boxycharm, Birchbox, Allure, and Beauty Beyond Borders. Beauty Beyond Borders stopped its service in February and I was very sad. It had Asian beauty samples that I enjoyed trying and I miss that. Ipsy was my first subscription and I liked it for… Continue reading Best of Best of the Boxes in 2017

Allure Beauty Box December 2017

Allure is a monthly beauty subscription. It costs $15 a month and will have 5 sample or deluxe samples each month. I have been getting this for a few months now and have mixed feelings about it. You can see what I have gotten in previous boxes here, here, here, here,  here and here. Read on to see what I got this… Continue reading Allure Beauty Box December 2017

Best of 5 Faves in 2017

Each month I share my top 5 favorite products for that month. These are not necessarily new items, just products I have been using a lot in that month. Some products made the list in more than 1 month. I have gone through my monthly 5 Faves and picked my 5 Faves for the entire… Continue reading Best of 5 Faves in 2017