10 Beauty Stocking Stuffers Under $25!

Stocking stuffers are my favorite holiday gifts to buy and the only thing I buy all year long. I get more excited about stuffing the stockings that the big gifts! I try to mix a little bit of tradition into my stockings–the person’s favorite candy, some practical things like travel size shampoo, conditioner, perfume/cologne samples, etc. I also […]

Cargo Limited Edition Emerald City Collection + a Giveaway!

You may remember my previous reviews of the Cargo Emerald City Eye Shadow Palette which, incidentally, will be on my best palettes of 2017 and the Cargo Emerald City Swimmables Eye Pencil Kit. The limited edition collection was inspired by the lush forests, unique architecture and cool coffee culture of Seattle, a city close to my heart. Today […]

New! Too Faced White Chocolate Bar Eyeshadow Palette

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve purchased an eyeshadow palette from Too Faced– Sweet Peach was the last one. I skipped the entire holiday collection because I’ve found that the last few years the quality of the holiday offerings has not been up to par. I don’t know if brands cut costs by sacrificing […]

Fashion Flash

This week the lovely Janise of Mama In Heels is hosting Fashion Flash. Fashion Flash is an e-magazine for over 40 women. Our experts talk about beauty, skincare, lifestyle, travel, fitness and much more!

BECCA Après Ski Glow Eye Lights Palette Holiday 2017

  The BECCA Après Ski Holiday 2017 Collection consists of the Après Ski Glow Face Palette ($54) and the Après Ski Glow Eye Lights Palette I have for you today. I am late with this review because I just purchased the eye palette last week when it went on sale at BECCA.com for $29–it was originally $45. […]

Fashion Flash Thanksgiving!

This week the lovely Sheila of Painted Ladies is hosting Fashion Flash. Grab a mug of hot apple cider and read this weeks beauty, fitness, fashion and lifestyle post from our over 40 experts!

DOSE of Colors THE GIRLS Eyeshadow Palette: Review, Swatches, Look

The DOSE of Colors Meet THE GIRLS eyeshadow palette ($28) from the DESI X KATY Collection is my first foray into the brand and I have my friend and fellow blogger Polarbelle to thank. I entered her giveaway for this palette and won! Polarbelle is a fabulous makeup artist and blogger, if you’re not following her, DO IT! YouTubers […]

The Lipstick League

Question of the Week: If beauty products were like Thanksgiving dinner, what’s your gravy? (The product you use with/over EVERYTHING.) My favorite makeup item is eyeshadow. My gravy? A shimmery white or cream eyeshadow I use on the brow bone, inner corner of the eye, as a highlighter and in the center of my bottom […]