DIY Chocolate Coconut Sugar Hand and Foot Scrub!

DIY Chocolate Coconut Sugar Hand Scrub from Celebrity Manicurist and Owner of As U Wish Nail Salon, Skyy Hadley This sweet and tasty scrub is perfect to revive dry hands and feet! The cocoa in this scrub is rich in antioxidants which are very beneficial to your skin. Skin is very absorbent and will draw […]

Mission Grove Sakura Bath and Body at Anthropologie!

  I’m always a little in awe when I visit an Anthropologie store. I not only love the clothes, but the home decor is so charming and unique I always find something I have to have. Now there is a new collection to capture my attention: Mission Grove by Soap & Paper Factory. Mission Grove features […]

New and Best Beauty Brands in 2015!

2015 was a great year for beauty and cosmetics. I discovered some fabulous new beauty brands and some that were not new per se but new to me. Read on for the highlights! Cosmetics ColourPop was born, raised and made with love in the City of Angels (aka Los Angeles). They specialize in offering a […]

L’Occitane Jasmin-Immortelle Neroli

  Tired of cinnamon and spice or wintergreen scents for holiday! Leave it to the folks at L’Occitane to collaborate with pastry chef Pierre Hermé to bring us a fresh and unexpected take on Christmas!  Known as “The Picasso of Pastry”,  he designed three limited collections for the holidays. Jasmin-Immortelle Neroli, which I have for you today,  […]

Vaseline Intensive Care Advanced Repair Lotion: A Must Have For Long Winter Days Outside!

Winter is here as evidenced by the snow blanketing the area I live in. Now in these parts, two inches is only a “skiff” but the weatherman tells us there is more on the way. While snow and dry winter weather is great for skiers and snowboarders, those of us who are not snow bunnies […]

Welcome to Winter with the Fortune Cookie Soap Box

           Welcome to my quarterly review of the Fortune Cookie Quarterly Soap Box Winter 2015. If you’ve read any of my previous reviews, then you know how much I look forward to receiving my FCS box each season, and discovering its new theme. Last winter, the Fortune Cookie Soap Box was based […]

Holiday Beauty Gifts Under $30!

Beauty Gifts Under $30 I’ve rounded up some great beauty products that won’t break the bank. These are all brands I have worked with and recommend so there is not a dud in the bunch! LUSH Festive Friends ($29.99) – When the road is lacking laughs and you’re miles and miles from a nice warm bath, […]

FarmHouse Fresh Marshmallow Melt: A Toasty Pleasure!

  FarmHouse Fresh is an award-winning line of professional bath, body and facial care products repeatedly voted by spa professionals as one of the top all natural bodycare lines in the U.S. All my blogger friends love this line so I was thrilled to be able to try it. When my favorite trusted bloggers get […]