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Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick For Body

Bobbi Brown, Shimmer Brick For Body

Bobbi Brown, Shimmer Brick For Body

Press SampleHere’s a beauty flashback for you… Do you remember when Bobbi Brown Cosmetics offered a Shimmer Brick for the BODY? It was an epic-sized shimmer brick, with three shades of luminous pressed powder.  This time of year got me to reminiscing about this product… and wishing I could buy it now.  It was a MEGA SIZED Shimmer Brick, perfect for all-over application!

Bobbi Brown, Shimmer Brick For Body

Bobbi Brown, Shimmer Brick For Body

Bobbi Brown, Shimmer Brick For Body

Bobbi Brown, Shimmer Brick For Body

Bobbi Brown, Shimmer Brick For Body

Bobbi Brown, Shimmer Brick For Body

Swatches, Shimmer Brick For Body

Swatches, Shimmer Brick For Body

Swatches, Shimmer Brick For Body

Swatches in Sunlight, Shimmer Brick For Body

The Bobbi Brown Shimmerbrick is still very much available (for the face).  I’m personally very curious about the Bobbi Brown Brightening Brick!  Sounds really interesting!

Click HERE to shop BobbiBrownCosmetics.com.

The product in this review was a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

Accessories You Need For Summer 2015!

Accessories You NEED For Summer 2015

Accessories You NEED For Summer 2015

Sponsored, Aff. LinkI was recently introduced to ShopAtHome.com, and am so excited to tell you all about this shopping portal!  How does it work?  Sign up for an account on their website, and check in on the site before doing any online shopping.  They offer CASH BACK when you make purchases through some of your favorite retailers!  There are literally over 55,000 stores included under the ShopAtHome umbrella, including some of my personal favorites like Saks, Ulta, Macys, and QVC.

Today I’m going to share Summer Must-Have Accessories for 2015 from Saks Fifth Avenue, where the cash back rate is a whopping 6%!

Summer Accessories You Need

Prada Oversized Gradient Square Sunglasses ($255): These rectangular frames are flattering for many face shapes, and feature a gradient fade from violet to brown. The color fade adds a modern twist on a classic sunglass shape.

The Eugenia Kim Bunny Wide-Brim Toyo Paper Hat ($273):  I’m really into yellow for summer, and the gold bands on this floppy-brim hat are the perfect touch of gold for summer 2015!

ABS by Allen Schwartz Seaglass Brights Chandelier Earrings ($65): In the summer months, sometimes I feel too hot to even wear a necklace. It’s the perfect season for dangling statement earrings like these ABS by Allen Schwartz beauties!

Michael Kors Hartley Sandals ($295):  These nautical sandals feature gleaming golden metal to really add some zing to your wardrobe.   The open design helps to keep you cool!

The Marc by Marc Jacobs Double Logo Pony Hair Ties ($28):  My hair is constantly up during the summer months.  For summer 2015 I recommend these thick Marc by Marc Jacobs hair ties.  They’re colorful, and feature an on-trend gold-toned logo adornment.

Tory Burch Colorblock Wooden-Wedge Leather Mule ($276.50):  These gorgeous mules are stacked high with a colorblock design wooden wedge!  They’re a stylish statement piece, and they’re also ON SALE!

So… want to buy any or all of the items on this list?  Be sure to sign up for an account at ShopAtHome.com, where you can earn cash back and get access to promo codes to use on your purchases at Saks (and thousands of other retailers),

This post was sponsored by ShopAtHome.com.  Affiliate links are used in this post.  Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

@ToryBurch #Haul @Shopbop!

@ToryBurch #Haul from @Shopbop

@ToryBurch #Haul from @Shopbop

I’m in the mood for SPRING and SUMMER readers! I wanted to share the spoils of my recent @ToryBurch #Haul @Shopbop!

THE BAG:  Every year, I always keep my eye out for a straw bag to carry through the warm-weather months.  My love for straw accessories started in my 20s, when a friend chastised me for carrying a heavy leather tote on 90 degree days.  She was right!  It just LOOKS funny!  Here in AZ the temps are already in the 90s, so I was happy to find the Tory Burch York Straw Buckle Tote! The Tory Burch York design is roomy, with one extremely large center pocket that zips, two roomy open sections, and a large zipped side pocket with several open pockets as well. It’s not just attractive, it’s the ultimate in organization. This tote is ROOMY but a lightweight 28 oz. Metallic gold Saffiano leather trim adds an upscale-resort vibe to a streamlined design. This bag can be carried as a satchel, or over the shoulder.

Retail is $295 at Shopbop. Runner-up designs include the Tory Burch Marion Crochet Straw Tote ($465), and the Tory Burch Lonnie Baby Bag ($350) which can also double as a fabulous beach tote.

THE WALLET:  I’m all about YELLOW this season, but only as an accent color.  I thought the perfect way to add this color to my day to day look was through this Tory Burch York Zip Continental Wallet in “Sunshine”.  I’m a long-time fan of Tory Burch wallets, and there are SO many card slots (16) in this design, it’s perfect for me!  The wallet also features an interior zipped coin purse and a wrist strap for hand-free carrying when you want to travel light!

Retail is $195 at Shopbop.  Runner up yellow accessory included the Tory Burch Dipped Beach Small Slouchy Cosmetic case ($78) that I simply adore, or of course the adorable Reva Key Fob in Sunshine ($60) that also makes a wonderful gift for Tory lovers.

THE SNEAKERS:  My favorite pair of Nike running sneakers look like a shark has gotten to them, so this online shopper got to work to find a replacement. I’ve had such a hard time finding a comfortable sneaker! As a shot in the dark, I purchased the new Tory Burch Colorblock Suede Trainer in Gray and was so surprised by how comfortable they are! I love that this sneaker is crafted from suede, and the back of the heel features a trendy colorblock design and a Tory Burch logo.

Retail price is $195, runner up designs included the Tory Burch Colorblock Suede Trainer in Navy ($195) and the Tory Burch Rubber Logo Suede Trainer in Masai Red ($195).

Click HERE to shop at Shopbop.com

Aveeno Makeup Removing Wipes

Aveeno Positively Radiant

Aveeno Positively Radiant

Press Sample, AmbassadorI started my “job” as an Aveeno Ambassador with the easiest task possible for a beauty blogger, testing makeup remover!

On any given day, I’m swatching foundation, lipstick, and eye makeup. Let’s see how Aveeno’s freshly-scented makeup removing wipes can handle all three! [Read more…]

Nanette Lepore For Origins Holiday 2014

Nanette Lepore For Origins, Holiday 2014

Nanette Lepore For Origins, Holiday 2014

Press SampleI am SO into carrying pouches these days!  I think it’s because I carry oversized totes so often, and keeping items loose in a large bag is enough to make you insane!

Nanette Lepore, Origins Holiday 2014

This exclusive gift at Origins is a fabulous way to keep your makeup organized when you’re on the run.  This makeup bag was designed by Nanette Lepore for Origins, using 100% recycled cotton.  It’s your exclusive gift when you spend $65 on Origins product.  There are so many goodies for sale that make great gifts so surf on over there and claim this gorgeous little bag as your own!

Nanette Lepore For Origins, Holiday 2014

Nanette Lepore For Origins, Holiday 2014

Grab yours by making a purchase of $65 or more at Origins.com or an Origins retailer.  Enter promo code DESIGNER during checkout.  Plus, you’ll get free shipping and a free travel-sized Drink Up Hydrating Lip Balm!

The makeup bag featured in this product review was a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

Jolen Creme Bleach Review, Go Confidently!

Jolen Creme Bleach Review

Jolen Creme Bleach Review

Press Sample, SponsoredI’m pretty sure you’re familiar with the product I’m writing about today.

Jolen!  The bleach you used a million times to lighten your upper lip hair?  Remember?  Oh Jolen and I go way, WAY back.  I remember hanging around my sorority house wearing the Jolen bleach mustache, watching the clock, looking forward to embarrassing dark facial hair to lighten like magic.  My sorority sisters did the same!  One of my sisters even used the bleach on her arm hair!

I had friends who used Jolen in high school, but I didn’t take the plunge myself until college.  One of my very close friends swore by Jolen.  She taught me how to use it, and bleaching our facial hair became routine for us.  At the time, home waxing options were really quite pitiful.  Remember those wax strips that promised hair removal and only delivered pain?  Ugh! [Read more…]

Walmart Savings Catcher Review

Walmart Savings Catcher Review

Walmart Savings Catcher Review

SponsoredI wrote this Walmart Savings Catcher review for Crowdtap #WMTSavingsCatcher. All opinions are my own.

I was asked to give Walmart’s Savings Catcher a trial, and it was easy to say yes. The Walmart near my home is HUGE–a superstore–and they always have something I need!  I consider myself an expert shopper.  Shopping smart usually requires shopping in MANY different stores, and remembering which retailer offers the best deal on each item.  The new Walmart Savings Catcher really piqued my interest.  What if you never needed to price compare, EVER AGAIN?  Well that would save a ton of time, right?  Keep reading to find out how to use Walmart Savings Catcher! There’s also a link to a contest at the end of this post. The grand prize is a $2,000 Walmart shopping spree! [Read more…]

Pop Sugar Must-Have Box, August

From You To You!  The Pop Sugar Must-Have Box! #review #beauty #musthave #ad

From You To You! The Pop Sugar Must-Have Box!

August Must-Have Box, PopSugar #musthave #ad

August Must-Have Box, PopSugar

Press SampleIt’s as if POPSUGAR read my mind! I received a Must Have Box to review, and nearly squealed when I spied the Kendra Scott Elisa Necklace in Black Cat’s Eye tucked inside! I’ve been obsessing over Kendra Scott jewelry for months now!

If you’re looking for a fun little way to surprise yourself, the POPSUGAR Must Have box is a must-see!  Unlike some of the other boxes I’ve introduced you to, the POPSUGAR Must Have box is a lifestyle box.  It’s filled with goodies for just about every part of your life!  Above is a photo of the treasure trove that arrived in the August Box.

Seen enough?  Enter promo code AUG14SELECT by 9/10/14 for $10 off of a three month subscription!  Click HERE to sign up for the POPSUGAR Must Have Box!

For an up-close look at each product in the August Must Have Box, as well as a sneak peek at the September Must Have Box, click through to read more! [Read more…]

JORD Wood Watches

Jord Wooden Watches

JORD Wood Watches

Press SampleAn interesting concept crossed my desk recently, the JORD Wooden Watch! The “stacked wrist” trend–where many bracelets are worn with a watch–is still very popular. The most modern way to wear the look is to team up various textures and finishes.  A wood watch, like those sold by JORD, is a great addition to this look. [Read more…]

Spring/Summer Stockup!

For the past three years, I’ve been spending a lot of time in Arizona. Recently, my family left the dark and rainy Seattle area and relocated to the hot and dry Phoenix area! There are many beauty challenges with a climate change like this, and I’ll blog more about that in coming weeks. Today I’m just going to share some fun accessories I recently purchased to jazz up my very casual Spring/Summer wardrobe.  Simple cotton shorts and a t-shirt can look so fashionable with some killer jewelry (I am obsessed with statement necklaces), status sandals, and fabulous eye makeup!