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Pop Sugar Must Have October Box

Pop Sugar Must Have October Box

Pop Sugar Must Have October Box

press-sampleI love to surprise my family members, especially if I know they’ve had a tough day.  A big test, a meeting, a presentation, or some other stressful situation usually means a special treat from Mom when they get home.  What about Mom though?  Monthly subscription boxes like this Pop Sugar “Must Have” box are a great way to be sure that every now and then YOU get surprised!  For a flat rate, Pop Sugar will send a gorgeous box filled with goodies to your home each month.  What’s going to be inside?  Amazing goodies and fun new products to play with… but you can never be sure exactly what!

Pop Sugar Must Have October Box

Pop Sugar Must Have October Box

Pop Sugar Must Have October Box

The items inside include:

  • Power Your Happy by Lisa Sugar, founder of Pop Sugar.
  • A Rise & Shine Mug by Morning Culture.
  • My Cup of Cocoa hot chocolate mix.
  • A Henri Bendel umbrella.
  • Revlon ColorStay Liquid Eye Pen.
  • Makeup Eraser Mini.
  • LALICIOUS Brown Sugar Vanilla Shower Oil and Bubble Bath.
  • AND a 20% off promo code to Henri Bendel!

Click HERE to add the Pop Sugar Must Have Subscription to your cart!  A standard subscription is $39.95 per month but there are also “mini” and “Neiman Marcus” options too, depending on your budget!  A subscription also makes a terrific gift!

Unboxing the Pop Sugar October Must Have Box

Pop Sugar Must Have October Box

Pop Sugar Must Have October Box

Pop Sugar Must Have October Box

Pop Sugar Must Have October Box

Laura Mercier Holiday Brush It On Collection

Brush It On Luxe Brush Collection, Laura Mercier Holiday 2016

Brush It On Luxe Brush Collection, Laura Mercier Holiday 2016

press-sampleA travel sized brush set of exceptional quality–like the Laura Mercier Brush It On Luxe Brush Collection–makes the perfect gift for so many people on your list!  A frequent traveler would admire the space savings, a makeup aficionado would appreciate the pro-quality of the brushes for every-day use, and any professional woman would appreciate a stash of tools to keep in her desk.  This brush roll wraps up with an adorable brown ribbon, making the overall impression quite giftable and ideal for holiday.

Brush It On Luxe Brush Collection, Laura Mercier Holiday 2016

Brush It On Luxe Brush Collection, Laura Mercier Holiday 2016

Brush It On Luxe Brush Collection, Laura Mercier Holiday 2016

Brush It On Luxe Brush Collection, Laura Mercier Holiday 2016

Inside of the brush roll, each beautiful brush is housed in a separate pocket, and brush heads are protected by a flap.  I recently traveled for a week, and took this brush set along with me.  I supplemented with a foundation brush, but other than that one addition this brush set had all of my needs covered!  The collection includes a Cheek Color Brush, All Over Eye Colour Brush, Eye Crease Brush, Flat Eyeliner Brush, Ponytail Brush, and a Secret Camoflage Brush.  I was especially impressed by the performance of the eye makeup  brushes.  I was able to apply and blend to perfection using only this travel-friendly little kit!

Retail price is $98. Keep scrolling for images of each brush in this petite little collection!

Click HERE to buy it from LauraMercier.com. Other retailers include Nordstrom.com, NeimanMarcus.com, Bloomingdales.com, and Saks.com.

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

Laura Mercier Holiday Brush It On Collection Review, Photos

Laura Mercier All Over Eye Colour Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier All Over Eye Colour Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier All Over Eye Colour Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier All Over Eye Colour Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier All Over Eye Colour Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier All Over Eye Colour Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Cheek Color Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Cheek Color Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Cheek Color Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Cheek Color Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Cheek Color Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Cheek Color Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Eye Crease Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Eye Crease Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Eye Crease Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Eye Crease Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Eye Crease Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Eye Crease Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Flat Eye Liner Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Flat Eye Liner Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Flat Eye Liner Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Flat Eye Liner Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection 2016

Laura Mercier Ponytail Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier Ponytail Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier Ponytail Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier Ponytail Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier Ponytail Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier Ponytail Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier Secret Camoflage Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier Secret Camoflage Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier Secret Camoflage Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier Secret Camoflage Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier Secret Camoflage Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier Secret Camoflage Brush, Brush It On Luxe Collection

Laura Mercier Brush It On Luxe Collection, Holiday 2016

Laura Mercier Brush It On Luxe Collection, Holiday 2016

Lancôme Foundation and Corrector Brush

Lancôme Foundation And Corrector Brush 26

Lancôme Foundation And Corrector Brush 26 Review

press-sampleI’ve been having fun playing with the Lancôme Dual-End Foundation and Corrector Brush #26. This brush uses both synthetic and natural bristles, and can apply and buff foundation and concealer to perfection! The brush features a dual-end design, one end is a larger foundation brush and the other a more precise brush for correcting and concealing.  Both sides can be used with any liquid or cream-based product, even the recently-reviewed Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Longwear Foundation Stick!

Lancôme Foundation And Corrector Brush 26

Lancôme Foundation And Corrector Brush 26

The petite “corrector” side features a small brush with short bristles.  This end of the brush is perfect for targeting breakouts, or tight areas of the face like around the nose.

Lancôme Foundation And Corrector Brush 26

Lancôme Foundation And Corrector Brush 26

For broader product application, or all-over foundation application, the larger “foundation” side of the brush should be used.

I’m such a makeup brush addict, I must have a half-dozen foundation brushes in my rotation!  I’m loving the dual-ended space saving design of this brush right now!  Retail price is $46.

Retailers include Lancome-usa.com, Nordstrom.com, NeimanMarcus.com, Bloomingdales.com, and Saks.com.

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

Joseph Nogucci Cuff Bracelet Collection

Joseph Nogucci Cuff Bracelet Collection

Joseph Nogucci Cuff Bracelet Collection

Joseph Nogucci Cuff Bracelet Collection

Joseph Nogucci Cuff Bracelet Collection

press-sampleJoseph Nogucci contacted me a few months ago, and introduced me to their beautiful line of jewelry. Since then, I’ve frequently visited their site for the eye candy. The instant I spotted the new “Cuff” collection, I know I had to show it to you! This lineup of chain and beaded bracelets features a clasp that is shaped like handcuffs! It gives a bit of an edge and interest to any stacked wrist!

I’m going to admit something embarrassing. When I received this press sample from Joseph Nogucci, I’ll admit that I had NO CLUE now to open the gorgeous bracelet! I was stumped until I checked out the site, and saw photos of the clasp open online. So if you’re equally puzzled, I’ll help clarify for you.  Each “Cuff” can be pulled open when you push down on the lower portion of the clasp.  Just apply pressure and slide it out!  It’s that simple.  Online, the bracelet is photographed as if both cuffs have been opened and linked to each other before closing.  I found this really difficult to do, but as it turns out you really don’t have to!  Simply open one cuff, latch it around the other, and the bracelet hangs flawlessly on the wrist.  The perk of this method is you can open either side and fasten it however you are most comfortable!

The bracelet above is the Joseph Nogucci Stainless Steel Cuff Bracelet.  This style is 8″ in diameter closed (it hangs loosely on the wrist) and is a silver-toned stainless steel.  It’s also very popular, and currently backordered until early July!  Be sure to get on the list!

Click HERE to shop Joseph Nogucci online! You can SCORE 40% OFF TODAY with promo code “SUMMER”!

Keep scrolling for more photos of the sublime product packaging (these bracelets make a terrific gift) and some beaded styles you can stack with your new cuff!

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

Joseph Nogucci Cuff Bracelet Collection

Joseph Nogucci Cuff Bracelet Collection

Joseph Nogucci Cuff Bracelet Collection

Joseph Nogucci Cuff Bracelet Collection

The Joseph Nogucci Essence collection features beaded stretch bracelets with one metallic accent bead, in either silver or gold.  The deep red “Vitality” bracelet shown above features 6mm garnet beads and one silver-toned bead.  Unstretched bracelet size is 7 1/3″ in circumference.  Lovely charms available can truly make your bracelet unique!  Retail price is $35.

Joseph Nogucci Cuff Bracelet Collection

Joseph Nogucci Cuff Bracelet Collection

The Aura collection features stretchy bracelets with 6mm stones and gold or silver accent beads.  The “Rational” style features deep brown marbled bronzite stones and 18k gold plated beads.  Unstretched bracelet size is 7 1/3″ in circumference.  Retail price is $35.

Click HERE to shop Joseph Nogucci. You can SCORE 40% OFF of your order TODAY with promo code “SUMMER”!

The products in this review were press samples. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

Joseph Nogucci Bracelets

Joseph Nogucci Jewelry Review

Joseph Nogucci Jewelry Review

press-sampleI am not exaggerating. During a Phoenix summer, it’s too hot out to even wear a statement necklace. If you hope to accessorize at all, the best choice is a nice healthy stack of bracelets on the wrist. The team over at Joseph Nogucci sent me a beautiful selection of their stretch bracelets sample. They came housed in a giftable bronzy/orange box that features a magnetic closure to keep them safe inside, and a jewelry bag to prevent scratching during storage.

I’m a fan of mixing beaded bracelets with gleaming metal, and these beautiful pieces actually contain metallic elements, making them a perfect addition to my collection.  The bracelets above feature metallic accents like beads and charms, to tie the look together.  Keep scrolling for more photos, and information on how to score 60% off of your online order!

Joseph Nogucci Jewelry

Joseph Nogucci Jewelry

Joseph Nogucci Beaded Bracelets

Joseph Nogucci Beaded Bracelets

Bracelets featured above (starting from left):  Gold Aura Red Picasso Jasper Bracelet, featuring Red Picasso Faceted Jasper Beads, and 18k gold plated beads–$35.  Silver Aura Purple Amethyst, featuring purple amethyst beads and polished stainless steel beads–$35.  Bracelet in the center was (I believe) part of the Gold & Silver Essence Collection but must be sold out.  All of these bracelets stretch to slip on and the size is 7 1/3 ” or 18.5 cm in circumference when worn.

Joseph Nogucci Stacked Wrist

Joseph Nogucci Stacked Wrist

Joseph Nogucci Stacked Wrist

Joseph Nogucci Stacked Wrist

Must-see styles by Joseph Nogucci include the Lotus Wrap bracelet (that looks much more expensive than it actually is) and bracelets featuring sorority letters (c’mon that’s just too cute and a great way to celebrate the end of the school year).  Don’t miss the necklaces and timepieces either!

Click HERE to shop Joseph Nogucci online!  Right now all orders are 60% off with promo code “SPRING”!

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