Hype or Magic: Swedish Dream Sea Salt Soap

Swedish Dream Sea Salt Soap Review

 

This soap is on every single blog. I swear. I see it all the time. But I’ve never read anything about them. It’s just added as a pretty detail to some assortment of other products. But I had to know, is this soap THAT good? I kept running into it in stores but avoided picking it up because I was convinced that it was all HYPE, and then I used it.

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Blend Baby Blend

Beauty Blender Review

A few years back I was obsessed with these, obsessed people. These sponges are amazing, they assist with applying makeup in such a way that your makeup looks amazing every single time, seriously.  But then I stopped, I got lazy, using a sponge was costing me precious seconds, so I just used my fingers. I know, be horrified.

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Best Summer Moisturizer

Acure Organics Oil Control Facial Moisturizer Review

 

My skin has been all over the place this summer, from super dry to really shiny. I switched cleansers, amped up my moisturizing with face oils, but at some point when the temperatures kept reaching 90 degrees I had to go for something lighter and with oil control.

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SUNDAY AM ROUND UP

backyard party

I hope you all had a marvelous 4th of July weekend! I certainly did and have a nice tan to show for it! Here are just a few links to keep you occupied on Sunday Morning while you detox from your weekend of BBQing and Beers. Enjoy!

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ESSENTIALS || FOURTH OF JULY SAILING

Talented Mr. Ripley

My parents have an awesome sailboat docked near NYC so summer holidays are pretty much always reserved for sailing. These are a few of my must haves to make the day more comfortable… Enjoy! Continue reading

NAILED || PART TWO

Julep Freedom™ Polymer Top Coat

I’ve had two weddings in the past month so I did two back to back GEL manicures. If you are not familiar, while GEL manicures last 2 to 2 and a half weeks they wreak your nails or at least they leave my nails paper thin and unattractive. So I just took off my GEL a few days ago and went back to regular polish. I mentioned my favorite base and top coat by Sephora, called Sephora X a few weeks ago, but another GEL alternative just came across my desk that is 4-Free and claims to do the same thing, which is give you gel like shine and super staying power of your manicure aka less chips. So since I love green alternatives I thought I’d give it a whirl. Read what I thought after the jump.  Continue reading