May was a really busy month for me too. I had to fly down to Nashville to get my car and the frugs. This trip turned into a much longer trip than expected (over half the month). I was doing well with my purchases but being there for so long, I had to pick up a few staples. And then there were a few bored trips to Ulta where I bought some really weird stuff like body stamps and colored zinc
After reading some positive reviews online, I purchased Palmer’s Skin Therapy Oil for the face. Palmer’s is one of those budget brands that helped to keep my skin looking good when I was broke. My skin has always responded nicely to cocoa butter and various natural oils. When I wasn’t using something like apricot kernel oil, I was using Palmer’s. This line has been good to me.
This Skin Therapy oil is a newer edition to the line. It’s a mix of oils and retinol… Continue reading | 9 Comments
One of the reasons I moved to the Northwest was because people “did stuff”. Everyone had a hobby. Everyone had a passion. Their passion and enthusiasm made me feel so normal…and healthy. I felt at home with gin snobs, single malt snobs, wine snobs, coffee snobs, olive oil snobs…and this weekend I was introduced to the chocolate snob. On Saturday I went to the Northwest Chocolate Festival. This event had quite a few “chocolate fans”, I mean who isn’t a fan of chocolate? I say that but I’m talking hardcore chocolate fans. Hardcore. Just as hardcore as Doctor Who fans… Continue reading | 10 Comments
Weekly Cheap Secret:
Badger Lip Tint & Shimmer is a natural lip product with lots of organic fair trade cocoa butter. Each tube features two lip colors. All of the shades have a natural Opal Shimmer Lip Balm. The other end of the tube has a natural lip tint. I love tinted lip balms because they are so easy. I also have dry lips that require lots of TLC. I am a major fan of Badger
Here’s a product from LUSH that I will repurchase! Silky Underwear is a dusting powder with little slivers of cocoa butter to moisturize. And somehow these little cocoa butter slivers really work. They absorb quickly into the skin and don’t leave me greasy. Thank goodness, they aren’t little clumps… Continue reading | 13 Comments