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Apalus Hair Straightening Brush, Easier than a Flatiron!

Apalus Hair Straightening Brush, Easier than a Flatiron!

Awhile back, there was a video passed around Facebook of the Dafni heated hair straightening brush. It looked amazing, and I tried to buy one on eBay for close to $300, but the sale fell though. Then someone asked me if I had tried the Apalus Hair Straightening brush, which looked similar and is a

Sponsored Video: The Amazing Philips Breathless Choir

Sponsored Video: The Amazing Philips Breathless Choir

This post has been sponsored by Philips but all thoughts are our own. The video below comes out of a really neat and inspiring project. The health-technology company Philips, brought together 18 people with respiratory conditions and taught them to sing. Through the journey, which was captured on film, each participant conquered their fears and

Winter Beauty Essentials Part 3 and Giveaway

Winter Beauty Essentials Part 3 and Giveaway

Note from Carleen: Be sure to check out the giveaway at the end of this post! Hello December….While enjoying the last month of 2015 let’s make sure we skip into 2016 with glowing skin… Today I am sharing my beauty essentials as we navigate the bright lights of the holiday season. First of all I’ve

Holiday Favorite Things Giveaway

A total of 35 fabulous beauty bloggers have all teamed up to give away “A Few of Our Favorite BEAUTY Things!” to our readers! It was created to be a fun blog hop to give back to you — our readers — and hopefully help you discover new beauty blogs and makeup lovers along the

Prepping for the Holidays with RoC

Prepping for the Holidays with RoC

A while back I wrote about using RoC® Retinol Corrextion® Deep Wrinkle night cream in preparation for my holiday trip to Mexico and for holiday parties. Now, I am adding RoC® Retinol Correxion® Deep Wrinkle Daily Moisturizer With Sunscreen to the mix! I always wear sunscreen, but the addition of it to more of my skin care

Big Shop Bop Sale Now Through November 30!

I love ShopBop, who also happens to be an advertiser on this site. They are great for finding good prices on high end clothing, shoes, and handbags. I totally go nuts buying handbags from them! Now through November 30 they are having an awesome sale. Details are below.  Brand exclusions may apply. Check the Terms

Winter Beauty Essentials – Part 2

Winter Beauty Essentials – Part 2

It’s that time of year to amp up the glamour and for my girls that enjoy playing with make-up, now is the time to really play….as always Sephora is my chosen playground. Can we have some music….”you used to call me on my cellphone…late night when you need my love…..” Thank you Drake….turn it up…light

Tackle Winter Dry Skin With New Vaseline Jelly Cream

Tackle Winter Dry Skin With New Vaseline Jelly Cream

Chicago winters are terrible on my skin. The cold dry air always causes me to get itchy dry skin patches, especially on my arms and legs. As a runner, I am also outdoors a lot in winter, running in cold weather and getting wind chapped.   Then, I always travel someplace warm for the holidays

Michael Todd Soniclear Elite Deluxe on EVINE Live!

Michael Todd Soniclear Elite Deluxe on EVINE Live!

I love my Micheal Todd Soniclear. It provides sonic cleansing with an antimicrobial brush, so you never have to worry about bacteria. I keep mine in my shower with the body brush on it for regular use.  It is also quite popular with bloggers in general. You can read my full review of it here.