Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Influenster Paradise VoxBox

I realize I've been on an inexcusable hiatus, and I apologize. Im back and I have so much I want to share. I want to take a few minutes to talk about the Influenster Paradise Vox Box. If you are not sure what it is, Influenster is a free online community for people who want to go online and share, review, and discover new products. Ill share a link so you can look into it and become involved as well. click here.

I must have received this over Labor Day weekend. I came home from a long weekend away to these wonderful products. With the exception of the Dr Scholl's Shoe inserts, and NYC Sparkle Eye Dust (because believe it or not... I LOST IT!!) 
  I've already started using some of these products, and I love them so far.
Suave Moroccan Oil 
I love Moroccan Oil, period!! I flat iron, curl, or blow dry my hair daily, aside from dyeing and maintaining my current red haircolor. My hair takes a daily beating. I have been using this everyday on my hair. It makes it feel softer, and shiny. It has a light scent and doesn't leave your hair feeling oily.

Even though I have normal/dry skin. i still get oily in the AZ heat and humidity. I have to say this is by far my favorite of all the products in the box. This creamy cleanser smells so fresh and nice, gently cleans my skin, and it feels soft and fresh. It wakes up my skin in the morning and makes for a nice fresh canvas to do my makeup. 

This Goody TangleFix is not terrible. Its not the best either. I have long thick wavy when wet hair. and it kinda yanked my hair when wet. So I gave it a second chance on air dried hair. it worked ok. the bristles are short and a little bit sharp so be careful you don't scrape your scalp.  My hair tends to tangle at the end of the day, so i tried it then. It was not pretty I pulled out a lot of hair. i think this brush will work fine ofr someone with normal or fine hait. Its a decent product. My air may be too long or thick to work with. 

Although I somehow lost my NYC Sparkle Eye Dust. I did get a chance to swatch it on my hand. It was a gorgeous color. I've never tried these before and I would have definitely like this shade for fall. One thing I did notice was that the applicator dispenses an excessive amount of sparkle dust. Gave me the impression that you would either waste a lot of product or have a lot of fallout if you applied it directly from the applicator. Still it was pretty and I hope i find it. 

I havent tried the Dr Scholl's products yet. If you are not an influenster member yet, and want in on the action and new products visit:

Please note: "I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes. I am not paid to receive, try or review any of them, this is my personal and honest opinion"

Monday, January 7, 2013

❤❤ My Obsession with Pink ❤❤ Pt 1

 This shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone, that I'm obsessed with PINK. I love the color in every shade.  I love anything in pink, it makes me happy, and makes me feel pretty. My drug of choice is pink lipstick.  Maybe because I have darker skin, I feel I can pull off the darker brighter pinks. I think i have maybe 20 or more pink lipsticks. These are some of my current favorites.

 I am in love with MAC Girl About Town, its beautiful, and looks gorgeous. I get a ton of compliments when I wear it.   And if you haven't tried Pink Pigeon, you need it in your life!! Oh, I know I am not the only one who jumped for joy when MAC made CYY part of their permanent line. YAY!!!  FYI: If you missed out on Pink Pigeon, you can get a close dupe Milani Rose Hip (see below) at Walgreens or CVS.

Even though I can be a bit of a brand snob at times, I love a good bargain and I love finding great, beautiful colors at drugstores. These are some lovely lippies that are super affordable.  I love shopping at Walgreens or CVS becuause they have rewards programs that can save you money. I used my rewards and got the Revlon lipstick for $1.50. Can't go wrong with that.  

My lighting is a little off but I tried. These colors are gorgeous and have good staying power. I am crazy about the Covergirl Lipsticks. I love the texture, and I have used them and gone out, ate dinner and drinks and the color was still there. didn't need to reapply. Milani has a bit of a waxy smell but the color and texture is nice and would def re-buy this product. There colors are pretty intense and nicely pigmented. So I can deal with the scent. NYX is one of my faves. really nice color, pigment, and they go on and stay on really nice. and Revlon is kind of like a staple. I have always had at least one or two revlon lipsticks. They are classic and true to color.