skincare

Steamcream Multipurpose Skincare Cream Review

 

Steamcream Purpure

 

Steamcream is a multi-purpose British (and Japanese) skin cream that I’ve wanted to try for years. Now I will admit my shallowness – I’ve always wanted to try the brand because of their cute packaging. Who doesn’t love cute packaging? They have every “art” tin that you could imagine. Pictured above is the Purpure design, which is perfect for a rose fiend like me.

This winter my skin has been so dry. I’m out in the elements more than ever and this is killing… Continue reading | 5 Comments

home scents

Illume Candle Tin Review

Illume Tin Candles Review

I’m in a candle mood again. I went through a diffuser stage, but right now, in winter, I miss the ambiance of a flickering candle. I’m either shallow or easy to please, very few things lift my mood more than a fancy candle. With pretty packaging and good scents, candles give my space personality. When my space is happy, I’m happy. I’m reviewing 4 Illume Candles:

Pineapple Cilantro – “A bold combination of juicy pineapple and fresh cilantro“. Pineapple Cilantro is a tropical… Continue reading | 6 Comments

new products

A Cosmetic & Fragrance 2010 Holiday Gift Guide for the Vintage Soul

Holiday 2010 Gift Guide for Vintage inspired gals

Here’s my Holiday 2010 gift guide for the vintage soul. You know, the type of gal that knows how to pin curl and brush them out, wears red lipstick daily, and has a bit of an Old Hollywood complex.  She wishes dressing gowns would à la mode and has always wanted her own boudoir. This gal is a real glamor, vintage at heart. She may have a degree in something boring, wear off-the-rack clothing, and have to clean her own… Continue reading | 8 Comments