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Sephora and Ulta goodies!

By on April 8, 2014
Weekend purchases from Sephora and Ulta
Weekend purchases from Sephora and Ulta

Last week I received my 15% off Sephora and 20% Ulta cards on the same day, so I knew I’d be doing a little shopping over the weekend. After being sick for a week, I was ready to get out a little and hit both stores plus Target. I just wanted to take a moment and show you what I came home with!

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A look at 3 Alterna products: the 10-in-1 perfector, the volume spray, and the dry shampoo

By on March 27, 2014
Alterna Caviar CC Cream, Alterna Bamboo 48 Hour Volume, Alterna Caviar Dry Shampoo
Alterna Caviar CC Cream, Alterna Bamboo 48-Hour Volume Spray, Alterna Caviar Anti-Aging Dry Shampoo

I’ve only started trying out Alterna products in the last few months, and these three products have all been ones that I’ve received in beauty subscription boxes. So, today I thought we’d chat about ’em. I’ve been trying out the Alterna Caviar CC Cream 10-in-1 Leave-In Hair Perfector, the Alterna Bamboo 48-Hour Sustainable Volume Spray, and the Alterna Caviar Anti-Aging Dry Shampoo.

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Monthly Empties: February 2014

By on February 28, 2014
Products used up during the month of Feburary
Products used up during the month of Feburary

For 2014 I’ve started keeping track of the products I use up each month, and throughout February I finished a mix of skincare, cosmetics, body and hand care products. Keeping track helps me keep focused on using stuff up rather than just hoarding half-used containers, and it gives me the opportunity to say a few words about stuff that might have otherwise passed by without a full review.

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Five Flops: Makeup, skincare, and hair products that I’m tossing

By on September 20, 2013

I don’t like to waste products, and I usually make an effort to finish them up before I throw them out, even if I’m less than enthusiastic about using them. Plus, I usually do enough research to avoid purchasing products that won’t work for me in the first place. However, these five products are recent purchases that I couldn’t make work, and I’m tossing ’em while there’s still plenty of stuff left in them.

Wearing Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadows right before they started to crease uncontrollably
Wearing Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadows right before they started to crease

Let’s get right to it!

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