Drug Store Makeup that I Love!

I subscribe to several monthly makeup boxes, so admittedly I have loads of makeup. I haven’t needed to buy mascara in years. I usually get a sample that does a decent job. I was in Meijer the other day when I decided I needed a new mascara. One that does better than just a decent…

Jane Carter’s Curls to Go Curl Cocktail Cream: Does It Work?

In the past two months that I’ve been natural, I’ve accumulated a lot of products. I’m testing products and formulas to see what my hair likes. This week, I’m putting Jane Carter’s Curls Cocktail styler to the test. I need for it to define my curls, moisturize, and hold the curls for at least three…

Sephora Play Box: November 2018

I’ve heard good things about this Makeup Forever Microfinishing HD Powder. I can’t wait to test it out. Hello Fab Coconut Micellar Makeup Melter. This is supposed to remove all makeup including long wear products. So I decided to put it to the test.   I put a dab on a sample of the Sephora…

IPSY Bag–November 2018

Another cute bag from Ipsy.  A heart design is always a winner. The Balm Bonne-Dew Manzer is a topaz-colored, sheer highlighter. You can mix it with your moisturizer, primer, BB cream, or foundation. I have quite of few of these liquid highlighters, and I use them daily. It’s a great way to give your face…

Great Northern Beans with Smoked Turkey Leg-Updated

This is my favorite slow cooker recipe. It’s healthy, fulfilling, and taste so good. I’ve tweaked my recipe so I thought I’d do an updated post. For the next month, smoked turkey legs will be readily available. This recipe is a great way to make use of them. Ingredients: 1 bag of Great Northern beans…

Haul Time: Food, Health & Makeup

By now you know that Marshall’s s one of my favorite stores. I find a lot of high-end beauty, skin, and hair products for a fraction of the cost. I also buy some of my healthy snacks and teas at Marshall’s as well. Instead of potato chips which I love, I buy Jan’s Mixed Roots…

IPSY Bag-October 2018

This month’s IPSY bag is perfect for the Halloween season and beyond. It’s a red clutch with a masquerade mask. I’ll be using it immediately. Tarte has sparked a lot of controversy over its lack of darker shades for women of color. I’ve heard a lot of great things about this concealer. This is the…

Fall Decor for Less

I don’t usually decorate for the Fall. I just skip right past to Halloween, but this year I decided to go all out for the season.  Of course, I did it on a budget. This look was so simple. I bought the green and orange bottles at the Dollar Tree along with the cotton plant…

GlamGlow Bubble Sheets

No. This is not a Halloween costume. I’m wearing a GlamGlow Bubble Sheet face mask. It may look like hell but it’s actually heavenly. First, dampen your face and then apply. mask sheet. Within 60 seconds, the bubbles will start to form. Looks scary, huh? After three minutes, take the mask off and give yourself…

FABFITFUN BOX: FALL 2018

Just in time for my birthday, I received the Fall 2018 FabFitFun box.  The box itself is so cute. This is my favorite subscription box. It comes out four times a year and each box costs $50. It’s a deal when you consider the high-end beauty and lifestyle products you receive including a Luna bar…