Archive: $0 – $25.00

Help for Winter Worn Hair

Its been cold and snowy in the PNW area, in fact record breaking cold and snow. While I love seeing everything blanketed in white the cold and wind can wreak havoc and my hair and skin. Here are two of my favorite products right now that help keep my hair in check even in the cold weather.


My must have this time of year, heck most of the year. My hair tends to dry out easily so I do everything I can to keep it healthy and looking good. I love the mop mixed greens leave in conditioner. Its super light and I have never had problems with it leaving my hair looking limp or greasy. I work a dime sized amount from the middle of my hair down and it leaves my hair so soft  and shiny. Its much easier to comb through and keeps my hair looking healthy and hyrdrated all day.

MOP® Mixed Greens Leave-In Conditioner $22
Vitamins A & E protect and strengthen while adding moisture and shine to all types of hair. This is the same great Leave-in Conditioner that you’ve known and loved but with the Mixed Greens name.



A superb detangler its lightweight so it won’t weight down even the thinnest and finest hair. The pear scent is beautiful and I love just a few spritzes and I can easily comb through my hair with no pulling or breaking. Leaves my hair soft, smooth and frizz free.

MOP® Pear Detangler $22
Our gentle detangler consoles crabby hair with naturally soothing pear juice. Natural emollients join forces to do away with nasty nots, leaving hair happy, healthy and carefree. Pear, Aloe and Silk Amino Acid extracts gently detangle, moisturize and soften hair.

MOP products can be purchased online at

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

Ittsē Revolutionizing Customizable Cosmetics


With ittsē, you can curate your own collection of eye shadows, brow and complexion powders, and lip crèmes. How does this work? It’s simple. ittsē refill products come in magnetized pans that fit perfectly into portable and chic magnetic palettes, which are available in six stylish colors and finishes. You choose the products that are right for you and voilà, your personalized collection is complete.


Think you don’t need a magnetic palette yet? No problem! Refill pans and palettes are sold separately so that you can get just what you want. ittsē refill pans are great on their own, too!


All ittsē products are gluten-free, paraben-free, cruelty-free, and come in eco-friendly packaging. Dive into the magnetic palette world or purchase refill pans separately, and fall in love with the vivid color payoff, blendability and luxe-quality of ittsē products!


Above you can see some swatches of the products I tried. I was really impressed with the pigment of the colors and with my eye shadow primer the eye shadow lasted all day. My favorite thing from this palette collection is the Birthday Suit Lipstick its the most perfect pink lipstick ever. And what I love most is the color lasts ridiculously long and makes my lips feel amazing. I really love that I can customize the palette so I am only buying colors I will use and I can refill colors as I use them instead of buying a whole new palette. Such a great concept and I can’t wait to try more from this line.


You can order your custom palettes and colors at And if your stumped on colors check out the gorgeous curated collections for inspiration or to order a ready to go filled palette.



Disclosure: I was sent a sample to review. I was not paid to write this post and all thoughts and opinions are from my own use of the product.



NYE Sparkle with Temptu Metallic Glitter


Shimmer into the New Year with Temptu Metallic glitter. This micro-fine metallic powder can be used in many applications to create beautiful looks for a night out. You can see below just one swipe of the powder on my arm has tremendous pigments and glitter shine. I love how fine the powder is, its doesn’t feel heavy or scratchy on my skin.


The easy to use powder can by mixed with a TEMPTU Airbrush or by hand. If you want a more obvious golden look just swipe the powder where ever you want to add shine from your eyelids, brows to your collar bone. If you want a more sheer shimmery look mix the powder with the TEMPTU mixing medium before applying.

Below is a two swipes of just powder over my eye shadow base. I love that it was smooth as eye shadow and didn’t crease or end up all over my face. The powder is so fine it just goes where I put it. And this great powder doesn’t stop for adding glow to your makeup, you can add it to lipstick or gloss for a bold gold lip. Or add it to your nail polish for shimmery gold nails or a gold french manicure. You don’t need much powder so one vial will create many great looks.


Temptu Metallic Glitter Set $25
Create a long-lasting, metallic effect for the face or body with the Metallic Glitter Set. Blending the metallic micro-fine powder with the TEMPTU Mixing Medium allows you to create a sheer layer of shimmer or a bold splash of color that spreads easily on the skin.

Create a long-lasting, gold metallic effect for the face or body with the Metallic Glitter Set. Blending the metallic micro-fine powder with the TEMPTU Mixing Medium lets artists create a sheer layer of shimmer or a bold splash of color that spreads easily on the skin.

– Can be applied with TEMPTU Airbrush device or by hand.

– For a sheer shimmery finish blend nine drops of TEMPTU Mixing Medium to one drop of glitter

– Create an intense sparkle effect, add more glitter and dab with finger or brush

– Apply TEMPTU Mixing Medium first, place a dab of Glitter on top. Blend with finger or brush.

– For application with an Airbrush gun or TEMPTU Airpod Pro, mix in the well with a brush using the same ratios. Use speed setting 3, when applying with TEMPTU Air and Airpod Pro.

– Can be used on eyes, lips, cheeks and body

PRO TIP: For a deeper pigmented look, increase the mixing medium to Glitter ratio.

Learn more or purchase online at

Disclosure: I was not paid to write this post. All thoughts and opinions are from my own use of the product.

Stocking Stuffers She Will Love Under $25

sephora sparkle & shine lash curler

SEPHORA COLLECTION Sparkle & Shine Lash Curler $9.00
What it is:
An innovative, redesigned lash curler with the stunning ability to fit all eye shapes for outstanding and long-lasting eyelash curl.

What it does:
This curler features a newly designed head with increased width and curvature to fit all eye shapes and catch all eyelashes. It provides a fast, deep, and lasting curl without creasing or tugging lashes. The soft-touch silicone handles offer comfort and security. The Sparkle and Shine edition features champagne gold fittings and hot pink silicone pads and grips.

What else you need to know:
This product is not tested on animals.


sephora precison makes perfect

SEPHORA COLLECTION Precision Makes Perfect Mini Airbrush Sponge Set $6.00
What it is:
A set of two uniquely shaped makeup blending sponges.

What it does:
These sponges were specially designed for allover coverage and precision application. They are perfect for blending in hard-to-reach crevices of the face and work with all makeup formulations.

This set contains:
– 2 x uniquely shaped makeup sponges

What else you need to know:
These sponges are latex-free.


sephora mini team

SEPHORA COLLECTION The Mini Team: Rouge Cream & Shine Lipstick Set $22.00
What it is:
A set of six mini Sephora Rouge Cream and Rouge Shine lip colors.

What it does:
Rouge Cream is a new hydrating formula provides improved coverage, comfort, and intense pigment. The creamy texture softly glazes your lips, imparting just the right amount of color and sheen. Rouge Shine offers heightened transparency, subtle color, and brilliant shine. The Hydra-Comfort complex blend of moisturizing oils and antioxidiant vitamin E ensures optimal comfort while nourishing and protecting your lips. The precise product design enables a flawless lip definition.

This set contains:
– 6 x 0.04 oz/ 1.2 g Mini Rouge Cream and Rouge Shine Lip Colors


sephora the romantic

sephora romantic inside

SEPHORA COLLECTION The Romantic Eyeshadow Palette $7.00
What it is:
A palette of eight matte and iridescent eye shadows for a natural or sophisticated look.

What it does:
Create your own fairytale with this fabulous eye shadow palette featuring eight subtle and eye-catching colors. Choose from warm and natural to more intense and pigmented color combinations in matte and iridescent finishes to create captivating looks.

This set contains:
– 8 x 0.02 oz/ 0.7 g Eye shadows


Head over to your local Sephora store or check out to grab all your last minute gifts.


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

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