VEGAN CUTS Beauty Box May 2014

Vegan Cuts Review VEGAN CUTS Beauty Box May 2014A few months ago, I shared my first Vegan Cuts Beauty Box (my review). Today, I present you with beauty box #2.  CONTINUE READING…

ZOYA Nail Lacquer in London

Zoya PixieDust Nail Polish ZOYA Nail Lacquer in London

Zoya Nail Lacquer in London ($10) is a dark slate grey  (in some lights, it pulls more dark navy) with the unique PixieDust finish – a matte base, packed with textured shimmer. CONTINUE READING…

ZOYA Nail Lacquer in Dove

Zoya Nail Lacquer Dove Blog Review ZOYA Nail Lacquer in DoveFor the first polish from my recent Product Preview, we have Zoya Nail Lacquer in Dove CONTINUE READING…

ZOYA 3 Free Polish Promo (1/7-1/13)

Zoya 3 Free ZOYA 3 Free Polish Promo (1/7 1/13)Happy Monday, everyone! Just want to let you know that Zoya’s annual 3 free polish deal starts tomorrow. You pick out any three polishes (looks like PixieDusts are included) and get them for free, just pay a shipping/”processing” fee of $12. (I vaguely remember it being $5 when I first used this promo years ago, but hey, Zoya has grown a lot since then.) The promo runs until January 13 with promo code COLOR2014. Details here.

If you’re looking for ideas, here are my past Zoya reviews:

If you use this promo, let me know which shades you pick out!

PACIFICA Added to PETA’s Cruelty-Free List

Pacifica Logo PACIFICA Added to PETAs Cruelty Free List

I’m thrilled to announce that Pacifica has officially been added to PETA’s list of Companies That Don’t Test on Animals - joining over 1,300 compassionate companies. Pacifica is also 100% vegan!

Learn more: PETA’s ‘Beauty Without Bunnies’ Program Welcomes Pacifica

FLOWER Beauty Lash Knockout Volumizing Mascara

Flower beauty mascara review FLOWER Beauty Lash Knockout Volumizing Mascara

I received the FLOWER Beauty Lash Knockout Volumizing Mascara ($6.98) months ago, but wanted to use up my open mascaras before starting on this. Now, after thorough testing, I’m happy to add this to my shortlist of great cruelty-free, affordable mascaras. CONTINUE READING…

ZOYA Nail Lacquer in Noot

Zoya Noot ZOYA Nail Lacquer in Noot

Today I present to you the nail lacquer that broke my years-long no-dark-polish streak. It began when a co-worker wore Essie Power Clutch. I instantly knew I wanted this color, but a cruelty-free version. So I turned to Zoya, the brand that has a greater array of shades than any I know. And they have what appears to be nearly an exact dupe: Zoya Noot ($8). CONTINUE READING…

ZOYA PixieDust Nail Lacquer in Godiva

Zoya Godiva ZOYA PixieDust Nail Lacquer in Godiva

After months of resisting, I’ve finally ventured into the realm of textured nail polish with Zoya PixieDust Nail Lacquer in Godiva ($9). The real draw for me was the sparkly champagne-beige color. I had my reservations about the texture (wouldn’t it bother me? catch on things?) But after three coats and over a week of wear, I have nothing but raves for this polish.

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FACE atelier Facade in Arabesque

FACE Atelier Facade Cheek and Lip FACE atelier Facade in Arabesque

Cream blush fans, allow me to introduce you to a product that ranks among my favorite recent beauty discoveries. The FACE atelier Facade ($27) in Arabesque is a squeeze-tube of satiny smooth matte color designed for cheeks and lips.

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GIVEAWAY! EMANI How 2Be Guide in Day Diva

Emani Mineral Cosmetics Giveaway GIVEAWAY! EMANI How 2Be Guide in Day DivaEmani generously offered to sponsor a giveaway of their How 2Be Guide in Day Diva. If you haven’t already, you can see my review of it here. CONTINUE READING…