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The Sample: May Lindstrom The Complete Skin Experience (Review & Photos)

9 Dec

 ««Press Sample»» Now I know that by now, most of you have heard of May Lindstrom already. A self-proclaimed “skin chef”, May Lindstrom’s eponymous skincare line features products that are all blended and filled by hand in micro-batches, ensuring the freshest, most high-quality products. As May herself tells me, “it’s an incredibly personal and time-consuming process”—and [...]

The Beauty Picks: Oils for Hair, Face & Body

30 May

I’m back with another The Beauty Picks post! This time, I’ll be outlining all my favorite oils for you, whether it’s for hair, face, body, lips, whatever! I mentioned this on twitter but I was really surprised when I thought of the idea to do this post because growing up, I always equated the word [...]

The Beauty Snaps

23 Apr

Just a quick series of snapshots to show you what I’ve been up to… Currently testing: See a trend? There are 2 different brands’ (Dior and Neutrogena) chubby lip pencils and 2 really expensive lip treatments (Hourglass and La Mer) in there.

12 Things for 2012!

1 Jan

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! I was inspired by Paris’ 12 Best Things of 2012 post, so I decided to do my own in honor of the new year. My list is mostly beauty-related, but there is one oddball in there. Take a look and see!

The Sample: NEW REN Bio-Retinoid Anti-Ageing Concentrate (Review, Swatches & Photos)

8 Dec

««Press Sample»» Some of you have expressed interest in reading a review for this product so I thought I’d post it! I’ve had this one for a few months, but now that it’s colder, I feel I’ve really gotten a chance to see what this baby can do! REN, in case you didn’t know, is [...]

The Sample: Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum (Review & Photos)

21 Feb

 Serums! What miraculous, wonderful things they are! I am seriously addicted to serums. Antioxidant serums, anti-aging serums, brightening serums, vit-c serums, resurfacing serums, hydrating serums…I can’t get enough! Some of you might think that serums are a superfluous, unnecessary additional step to your skincare regime-but I have to stop you right there! Serums really are [...]

The Sample: Jurlique Herbal Recovery Gel (Review & Photos)

4 Jan

Our second sample here on The Beauty Sample is another product plucked from Jurlique’s Most Wanted Kit-and that product is the famous Herbal Recovery Gel. This gel is a light, refreshing concentrate packed with botanicals that are supposed to firm, moisturize, and soothe. It’s meant to be used as a serum or facial treatment for [...]