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Category Archives: Beauty Bytes

The Best and Worst of Chanel

This is an interesting article syndicated from Total Beauty. I have loved everything I ever tried from Chanel, including Chanel Sublimage, the first item listed as the worst Chanel product in the article—actually it appears to be the only item on the worst list.  I agree however, that it is awfully expensive for what it… Continue Reading

Find the Perfect Holiday Beauty Gifts

The following is syndicated from Total Beauty and provides a list of nice holiday beauty gifts that are also environmentally friendly.  So if you are a procrastinator like me and still have some last minute shopping to do, take a look! Perfect-for-Everyone Presents Shopping doesn’t have to be a pain — especially with these gift… Continue Reading

What Would You Do For Beauty? Tales of Stripping and Other Acts to Buy Beauty

I have to admit that I rolled my eyes when I read the title of this article syndicated from Total Beauty. Stripping for Makeup? But actually, that is just one short tale in a selection of true stories of what women  have done for beauty. Some of the other ones also made me roll my… Continue Reading

Holiday Beauty Gifts For All Budgets

The following is syndicated from Total Beauty and is a good gift guide of 20 products that cross multiple budget ranges. Best Holiday Gifts for Your Budget Whether you have $20 to spend or $100, we’ve got beautiful gift ideas for everyone on your list this year Mom, check. Husband, check. Sister, check. With these… Continue Reading

Contest: Win a $10,000 Sephora Shopping Spree!

This contest from Total Beauty is open until December 31. It is one heck of a great prize! Enter for your chance to win a $10,000 Sephora Shopping Spree! How much stuff could you buy with a $10,000 Sephora Shopping Spree? Where do we start?! How about 416 DiorShow Mascaras. Or 41 ghd flat irons.… Continue Reading

The Best Affordable Foundations

the following is syndicated from Total Beauty. These are their top 12 affordable foundations based on user ratings. I haven’t tried many of these, although I was OK with the Revlon ones listed. I also like the Neutrogena foundation that comes it at number 4. What they don’t include is my absolute favorite drugstore foundation,… Continue Reading

Total Beauty’s 10 Worst Hair Straightening Products

This material, syndicated from Total Beauty, is a bit interesting to me because I don’t really agree with their take on the shampoos/conditioners listed as long as you have dry hair. I suspect that the low ratings come from people with normal to oily hair hoping to get some straightening from them. Unfortunately, often the… Continue Reading

Mascara Monday: Controversial Beauty Products

Today’s Mascara Monday post is syndicated from Total Beauty because it include a mascara that I really dislike, yet others love—Maybelline Great Lash. I agree that this one is controversial. You will see magazines and such rate it as a cult favorite time and again, yet many beauty writers will state that they hate it!… Continue Reading