How To Create Welcome Baskets For Out Of Town Guests

(Disclosure: This is a compensated post but all thoughts are my own.) Everyone has scents that they love. For me, it’s pumpkin spice and vanilla. They make me want to curl up under a nice warm blanket, with some hot chocolate, in front of a cozy fire. Scents bring back wonderful memories and Suave wants … Read more

My Secret Skin Care Struggles And The Only Product That Worked For Me

(Disclosure: I received the product mentioned to review but all thoughts are my own.) My skin has never been perfect. I’ve suffered breakouts for years and I had learned to deal with them. A few years ago though I developed another skin condition that was even worse than acne. I started getting dry patches on … Read more

Seasonal DIY Facial Masks

Pumpkin Facial Mask This recipe is full of exfoliating enzymes that will brighten your skin, giving you a healthy, refreshed glow. Pumpkin is also rich in vitamin A, which can help heal skin and repair damaged tissue. The antioxidant properties of the vitamin A will also help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. … Read more

Ann Taylor’s New Fragrance

Ann Taylor introduces their first new fragrance since 2008, The Ann Taylor Signature Fragrance. I was sent a sample bottle of it to review. Inspired by the kaleidoscope of colors and chic beauty of Ann Taylor’s fashion, the fragrance was formulated with special attention to ingredients such as plum, dewdrops, and magnolia. The heart of the … Read more

Mark Hill Haircare at Walgreens

While at BlogHer I got a complementary hair style by Jarrad, a UK stylist who was in Chicago to share about the new line of Mark Hill haircare now available in Walgreens (and Duane Reade, too). Mark Hill is one of the most well-known celebrity hair stylists in the UK and I’m so excited that … Read more

DIY: Heart Hair Braid

If you have a little girl with some hair, and know how to do a french braid, you have to try your hand at this heart hair braid! How cute would this be for Valentine’s Day? Cozy Friedman, author of Cozy’s Complete Guide to Girls’ Hair, shares how to do the heart shaped braid with … Read more

DIY: Chocolate Flavored Lip Balm

You know what’s better than soft lips? Soft, chocolate flavored lips :) Enjoy this DIY recipe provided by beauty expert and author of Bonding Over Beauty, Erika Katz. This lip balm contains shea butter, beeswax, and coconut oil, which are all excellent natural emollients. You can get creative and add other flavors like peppermint oil, … Read more