November 26, 2014

My November Beauty Product Favorites (And Not So Favorite)

This is going to be a combo since October I didn't have enough to round up. These are the products I have been enjoying (and not enjoying so much) lately:
Julep's Night Shift Sleeping Mask $34 - Never tried an overnight mask before but I'm loving it. It helps keep my skin moisturized overnight, which is needed on the East Coast during these tough winters. I'm almost empty so I'll be reordering.

Laura Mercier Flawless Skin Face Polish $32 - I have sensitive skin so I have issues with most face polishes. This one was very gentle and I enjoyed the smell.

Julep Shari $14 - A beautiful neutral shade for the winter. Received in my November Julep Maven box.

tarte power pigment in flush $24 - Received in my October GLOSSYBOX and have been wearing it every day.
Pharrell's GIRL perfume $135 - I received a sample with my Sephora order. It is super strong. As I described it to my friend "it suffocated the air around me" lol.

Benefit's Stay Flawless 15-Hour Primer $32 - Thankfully only tried a sample of this because I was not impressed. It did not help make my makeup last.

Bliss® Daily Detoxifying Facial Toner $26 - I've been using this for 2 or so months and have not noticed any spectacular results. The cranberry toner I mentioned in my favorite beauty products $40 & under post is the best I've found so far. Definitely worth the splurge imo.

What products did you enjoy this month?

November 25, 2014


This month's GLOSSYBOX featured an exclusive collaboration with OPI. It's a pink modeled after the color of the GLOSSYBOX. Very creative. Here's what I received:

November 24, 2014

MMG: Cold Season Is Here

This was pretty much me all weekend

Long story short this weekend - I was sick. It's been going around the office. Friday I worked from home. Saturday I tried to convince myself that I wasn't sick to get a few errands done but then Sunday I barely got out of bed. I'm still stuffed and have a bit of a sore throat but at least I have energy again. Thankful it's a short week this week. But onto happier topics...

November 22, 2014

My Favorite Beauty Products $10 And Under

Third edition! Each week this month I'm breaking down my favorite beauty products at different price points. We're now entering the more "reasonable" prices with products ranging from $10-5 dollars. Hope you find something new to try:

November 20, 2014

Review: Julep Go Big Volumizing Mascara

Julep's Go Big Volumizing Mascara was supposed to be in our Maven boxes this month but Julep was backordered. It finally arrived and thought I would share my thoughts. Julep claims:

November 19, 2014

#DatingGirl: Surviving The Holidays As A Single Lady

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Today I'm over on Midtown Girl discussing the dread us single ladies feel when we go home for the holidays. Chime in!

November 18, 2014

My November Birchbox

The theme of this month's Birchbox is Giving (of course). "November isn't just about pumpkin pie and holiday shopping... It's also about giving back. This month we're partnering with (RED) to raise money and awareness for the global fight against AIDS." Loved the concept and the packaging was also cute! Here's what I received:

November 17, 2014

MMG: In A Nutshell

Thursday I got my haircut. Got my winter bangs. Went a little crazy during the Veteran's Day sales but I did get a start on my holiday shopping. Kendrick Lamar killed it on SNL. Watched Chelsea Peretti's comedy special on Netflix. Very hilarious and offbeat. Got a Starbucks. Was overwhelmed by all the holiday cheer. Froze my butt off since the high was 40 degrees all weekend. And that's my weekend in a nutshell.

November 14, 2014

My Favorite Beauty Products $20 And Under

Second edition! Each week this month I'm breaking down my favorite beauty products at different price points. We're now entering the more "reasonable" prices with products ranging from $20-10 dollars. Definitely share some of your favorites in the comments below!

November 12, 2014

#DatingGirl: 5 Places to Meet Your Date Offline…Safely

Today I'm over on Midtown Girl sharing 5 places in Manhattan you should meet your date offline.  Where do you like to go?
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