Paula Begoun’s 10 Ways to Transform Your Skin

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I’m a fan of Paula Begoun, The Cosmetics Cop. I’ve been reading “Don’t Go To The Cosmetics Counter Without Me” for years. I haven’t always taken her advice and I don’t always agree with her makeup/product reviews, but I really appreciate her research and opinion. I admit that I get caught up in new launches and frilly, smelly “wonder” creams. But, now that I have had another birthday pass and I’m noticing more discolorations, I’m determined to get serious about my… Continue reading | 10 Comments

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NEW: LUSH 9 to 5 Cleansing Lotion

LUSH 9 to 5 Cleansing LotionLUSH has launched 9 to 5 Cleansing Lotion, a makeup removing liquid lotion. This lotion is contains nourishing almond oil and moisturizing Vitamin A. It is also enriched with Singaporean orchid oil. This gives the cleanser a luxurious tropical floral fragrance. It’s like powdery ylang-ylang and spicy orchids. Like all makeup removing lotions, you apply it to the skin and then “wipe” it off with a damp cotton pad. I’m kind of stoked by this product because it makes me think of Dolly Parton (the name and… Continue reading | 8 Comments


Cinq Mondes Pâte de Fleurs Makeup Remover Review

Cinq Mondes Pate de Fleur

Did I really need to fall in love with a luxury makeup remover? The answer is no. But, I can’t help it. Cinq Mondes Pâte de Fleurs Makeup Remover/Cleansing Balm is the most luxurious cream cleanser on the market. Or at least from what I have tried and trust me, I’ve tried so many.

Cinq Mondes describes everything as a “ritual”. Of course, I fall for that since my skincare rituals consist of 30 minutes twice a day. That’s why I fell for Erno

Beauty Best Under $10, skincare

Heavy Duty: Avon Moisture Effective Eye Makeup Remover Lotion

Weekly cheap secret:

I bought a tube of this on sale for .99¢ and I still have half of it left and I’ve been using it for over six months! I’d say that’s a great value, huh?

I usually use Lancôme Bifacil or duo-phase eye makeup removers. I don’t wear waterproof makeup that frequently but I do wear a lot of eye makeup. I want to remove it without tugging on my eyes. This means that I need an oil-based remover. This Avon Moisture Effective Eye Makeup… Continue reading | 1 Comment