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New! From It Cosmetics


I love the look of false eyelashes but can never get them on straight without ending up in a crying, gluey heap. Well I just found something that gives me that false lash look minus the tears, glue and cursing. The amaze balls new It Cosmetics Superhero Mascara. It has some magic Elastic Stretch blend that makes my lashes, longer, fuller and downright amazing. And there is no drying, clumps or flaking. Pretty sure I read somewhere this is what Elasti Girl from Incredibles was made out of but that might have been a dream who knows?

You can see below I have pretty sparse and light colored eyelashes, when I am not wearing mascara I constantly get asked if I’m tired or sick (lovely, right?). The bottom picture is two swipes of Superhero mascara, I was amazing how quick it filled in my lashes and lengthened them. Even without eyeliner my eyelashes had a dramatic wow effect. Love this formula and I plan to stock up.



Imagine lashes so long and full, they appear to have stretched wider and longer before your eyes! Now, you can infuse your lashes with superhero powers in just one coat using Superhero™ mascara. Proprietary Elastic Stretch Technology wraps each individual lash in a volume-boosting, lengthening and ultra-conditioning black cape of power and color that’s clinically shown to give you your strongest, longest, thickest and most defined lashes!

Formulated with powerful peptides and proteins, strengthening biotin, lash-lifting polymers and plumping collagen, this anti-aging mascara will take your lashes to new heights. The innovative formula and Lash-Changing Power Brush work together to coat every lash from base to tips, lifting and separating to create a fuller lash line—no lash is left behind! This super-black mascara is also super-buildable, so lash power is at your fingertips; simply apply more coats for additional volume and length.

  • Game-changing, exclusive Elastic Stretch Technology for volume & length!
  • Lash-Changing Power Brush for maximum reach, lift, separation & curl
  • Super-buildable formula for custom lash-power results
  • Super Black pigment plus collagen to condition as you coat

In the dead of winter my skin  hard to use my regular blush without looking like Bozo the clown. But a lot of lighter formulas just fall flat. Not so with the CC+ Vitality Brightening Creme Blush from It Cosmetics. The perfect pink shade creates the most beautiful and natural flush to my cheeks. And it has special technology to diffuse and skin imperfections and make my cheek bones glow. Perfect for a busy mom who never gets enough sleep this blush brightens and lightens my face in just one swipe.


Color Correcting Anti-Aging Crème Blush
Experience the best-selling CC+™ Vitality Brightening Crème Blush—now in IT’s signature Je Ne Sais Quoi™ shade, your perfect pink! Also available in Naturally Pretty™, your natural flush of color, this game-changing blush is formulated with anti-aging peptides, collagen, silk, antioxidants and Drops of Light Technology™ to instantly diffuse the look of imperfections and give your skin a youthful, lit-from-within glow. It’s your quickest way to look younger and bring out your most beautiful you!




I am IN LOVE with this new Blurred Lines lipstick from It Cosmetics. The formula is rich and creamy and I love that it evens out my lips smoothing out lines and plumping them. I have the  Je Ne Sais Quoi shade, it’s gorgeous, I love the brightness of the pink that still manages to be subtle and wearable. And the staying power is truly remarkable, I get hours with this lipstick and as it does fade it leaves a beautiful tint to my lips. Since the first day I used this I don’t leave my house without it, can’t wait to try more shades of this fantastic lipstick.



Blurred Lines™ Smooth-Fill Lipstick $24
Color-Correcting, Anti-Aging, Reviving Lip Color
Blurred Lines™ Smooth Fill Lipstick is your full rich color, instant color correction, and hydrating vitality! Effortlessly gliding over your lips to hydrate and add full, lush color, this anti-aging lipstick erases the appearance of fine lines on your lips and evens out the appearance of your lip tone!

Infused with lip-loving ingredients including Collagen, Peptides, Hyaluronic Filling Spheres, Shea Butter, Jojoba and Grape Seed Extract to nourish your lips while evening your lip tone, smooth the appearance of lip lines, and add color to your lips that will revitalize your entire complexion!

This is for anyone who wants nourished lips and hydrating lasting lip color! Anyone who wants to minimize the look of fine lines and uneven lip tone that increases as we age. Anyone who wants to treat your lips to the benefits of anti-aging, hydrating ingredients! Anyone who wants a younger-looking, beautiful smile!


Shade Descriptions:
Brave: A sheer bold red shade
Love: A mauve sheer rose shade
Perfect Nude: A sheer nude flush shade
IT Girl: A true vibrant red
Daring: Brownish plum
Believe: A sheer berry flush
Live: Soft sheer pink
Naturally Pretty: Soft Natural Pink
Ruby Slippers: Sheer Red Flush


You can find these and other great IT Cosmetics products and purchase online at



Disclosure: I was sent a complimentary sample for review. I was not paid to write this post and all thoughts and opinions are my own.



New! Dove Dry Spray Antiperspirant

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I have tried a few dry spray antiperspirant’s and while they worked I found most crumbled and/or left white powder on my clothes. When Dove released their Dry Spray Antiperspirant I was interested to see if their formula could work without the mess.



First formula I used was the Clear Tone Skin Renew, I love how light the spray was and easy to apply. It didn’t clump or crumble on my underarm skin and it keep me dry and smelling great all day. Whether I am working out, hiking or just sitting at my desk work I love that I know this product will leave my underarms smelling great and dry! And the Clear Tone Skin formula will help even out the skin tone on your underarms so no unsightly dark pits.

Clear Tone Skin Renew Dry Spray Antiperspirant $6.99
Clear Tone Skin Renew Dry Spray Antiperspirant goes on instantly dry and delivers 48 hour odor and wetness protection with Dove’s unique ¼ moisturizers for softer, smoother underarms. Enjoy the light fragrance with notes of watermelon and pear mixed with violet, rose and sandalwood.

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For you sensitive skin ladies look no further. The mildest formula you can find the Dove Sensitive Skin Dry Spray Antiperspirant goes and and dries immediately. With built in moisturizers it leaves your skin dry, smooth and hyrdated. And this formula has no harsh fragrances that will irritate your skin.

I love that it keeps my underarms smelling clean and dry for up to 48 hours.

Sensitive Skin Dry Spray Antiperspirant $6.99
Sensitive Skin Dove Dry Spray Antiperspirant goes on instantly dry and delivers 48 hour odor and wetness protection with Dove’s unique ¼ moisturizers for softer, smoother underarms.

Learn more about the Dove Dry Spray Antiperspirant line at

Disclosure: I was sent a complimentary sample to review. I was not paid to write this post and all thoughts and opinions are my own.

Free Beauty Events February 2016


Looking for some great new beauty products ? Check out, they list all the events in your area with the latest and greatest products.  Just enter your zip to find out what great events are going on near you. They even host a monthly contest with some of the latest and greatest beauty finds.



Their February Beauty Basket Giveaway includes products from Lumene Skincare, Vaseline, Simple Skincare, Clear, Essie, Elf Cosmetics and more! The Contest runs from now through 2/29/16, winners will be chosen on 3/10/2016 and notified by 3/15/2016.   Be sure to like the Free Beauty Events Facebook Page to enter to win prizes. 


To find out what is happening near you click here.

Get The Look: Saoirse Ronan’s Romantic Updo at the SAG Awards

Love her and if you haven’t seen Brooklyn yet, GO SEE IT. Such a beautiful, romantic story with amazing acting. I can’t wait to see it again.

Get The Look: Saoirse Ronan at the SAG Awards

THE LOOK: A voluminous textured top knot that was romantic and whimsical.

Celebrity hairstylist Adir Abergel gave Saoirse a beautiful top knot for tonight’s SAG Awards. “I was inspired by the sleek and modern dress and I wanted a statuesque yet carefree undone updo that sat at the crown,” he says.

How To Get The Look:

I applied NEW John Frieda Luxurious Volume® Perfectly Full™ Mousse all over the roots through mid-shaft on towel dried hair. I then hand dried the hair and took a large round brush to create a soft voluminous blowout.
Then I used a 1 1/4″ curling on large sections of hair to create random waves and texture.
Next, I took a comb and teased the roots of her hair and pulled it loosely into a top ponytail leaving some height around the front.
Then I took the ponytail and back combed it prior to wrapping it around in a big deconstructed bun and pinning it in place.
I locked the look down with NEW John Frieda Luxurious Volume® Forever Full® Hairspray.
I made sure some pieces fell around the hairline for a more whimsical and romantic effect.

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