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Halo Top Review

Halo Top Review

Halo Top Review

Maybe you had a few too many chocolate candies for Valentine’s Day, or maybe you’re watching what you eat as part of a New Year’s Resolution.  Regardless of the reason, it’s always tough to stay on a plan for a long time if there’s no room for a treat.  I had heard about Halo Top from friends, and was itching to try it myself, so when the brand recently got in touch and offered me a sample I was so happy!  I chose plain old classic Vanilla Bean when I shopped, as it had the lowest carbohydrate count per serving available at my local  grocery store.

Nutrition information for 1/2 cup serving of Vanilla Bean: Calories, 60 (so yes… the entire pint is only 240 calories), Fat 1.5g, Carbohydrate 11g, Sugars 4g,  and Protein 6g!

Overall I thought: YUM YUM!  This product truly gives the satisfaction of a treat, without the depression of a sugar-binge!  The overall consistency of the product was a bit lighter than standard ice cream.  To me it was more like an ice milk dessert.  The vanilla flavor was amazing and it truly was delicious!

Other flavors offered include: Chocolate, Lemon Cake (I want to try this one next), Strawberry, Mint Chip, Chocolate Mocha Chip, Birthday Cake, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Peanut Butter Cup, Cookies & Cream, Sea Salt Caramel, S’mores, Pistachio, Oatmeal Cookie, Chocolate Almond Crunch, Black Cherry, and Red Velvet!

Retail price varies, but at my local Fry’s the price was $5.50.

Click HERE to find a Halo Top retailer near you!

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

POPSUGAR Must Have January 2017 Box

POPSUGAR Must Have Box January 2017 #ad

POPSUGAR Must Have Box January 2017

Popsugar sent along another of their fabulous “Must Have” boxes for me to share with you!  Generally speaking, if you’re surfing my way it’s to see the latest shades of lipstick from your favorite brand, or to read my thoughts on a new skincare launch.  Most of my readers, however, have diverse interests.  Maybe you don’t require EVERY shade of nail polish from the latest collection.  Those of you who are in the market for a subscription box with a bit of diversity will love the POPSUGAR Must Have Subscription box.  Each month, this box is filled with gorgeous items from the beauty, fashion, fitness, and home categories.  It contains items that will simply put a smile on your face.

POPSUGAR Must Have January 2017 Box

POPSUGAR MH Box January 2017 #ad

POPSUGAR MH Box January 2017

Items included in the Popsugar Must Have January 2017 subscription box:

  • Goldfaden MD Fresh A Peel Multi Acid Resurfacing Peel- Suggested retail $85
  • May Designs Desk Calendar & Notecard– Suggested retail $25
  • Daily Concepts Your Hair Wrap Towen– Suggested retail $18
  • Manduka eQua Mat Towel in Playa- Suggested retail $38
  • Sourcebooks, Inc. Instant Happy Notes– Suggested retail $8.99
  • Dean & Deluca Peppermint Loose Leaf Tea– Suggested retail $10.95
  • Glade Coconut and Beach Woods Candle– Suggested retail $4.99

Click HERE to add the POPSUGAR Must Have Subscription to your cart!  A standard subscription is $39.95 per month and as usual, the contents of the box are worth MUCH more than you pay!  January’s box has a retail value of almost $200!  The best news?  Place an order tonight for only this ONE box and you can score a 40% off discount with promo code JAN40!  If you miss it and decide to subscribe tomorrow, you’ll get an extra $5 off of your first box with promo code SHOP5!  Either way you save!

The products featured above were press samples. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

POPSUGAR Must Have Box January 2017 #ad

POPSUGAR Must Have Box January 2017

POPSUGAR Must Have Box January 2017 #ad

POPSUGAR Must Have Box January 2017

Popsugar Must Have Box December 2016

Popsugar Must Have Box December 2016

Popsugar Must Have Box December 2016

If you’re scrambling for a last-minute gift, skip the mall and buy online!  Anyone on your list would love to receive a monthly gift from you, filled with gorgeous little treasures.  On the other hand, this box also makes a superb gift for yourself!  The Popsugar Must Have box is a carefully curated subscription box that is filled with adorable little treasures.  Popsugar sent me their December box so you can get a closer look at this subscription.  Enjoy!

Popsugar Must Have December Box

Popsugar Must Have Box December 2016

Popsugar Must Have Box December 2016

Items included in the Popsugar Must Have December 2016 subscription box:

  • Odeme Catchall and Ring Dish– Suggested retail $67
  • Baublebar Snowfall Pendant– Suggested retail $28
  • Mane Message Date Night Bobby Pins– Suggested retail $10
  • Winky Lux Lip Pill in Bunny– Suggested retail $14
  • Sisters’ Gourmet Baker’s Dozen Classic Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix– Suggested retail $6.99
  • Dessange Professional Hair Luxury Serum– Suggested retail $11.99

Click HERE to add the Pop Sugar Must Have Subscription to your cart!  A subscription to the Popsugar standard subscription box is $39.95 per month.  The retail value of the items in the December box is almost $140.

Right now you can also score a $5 discount off of your first box with the promo code MUSTHAVE5.  Don’t forget there are also “mini” and “Neiman Marcus” options available.  A subscription makes such a great gift for anyone on your list, or just for yourself!

The products featured above were press samples. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

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