~ SALE: Ulta ~

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Ulta is currently having an amazing Buy 2 – Get 2 Free Sale on their product line!  Whether you are looking for bath and body products, makeup, skincare or haircare – they have you covered!  Seriously – pretty much everything in the Ulta Brand is part of this sale!  

From now until January 31st – just put 4 items in your cart, and Ulta will automatically give you the 2 lowest price items FREE!  

Below are some of the options available – it’s the perfct time to stock up on your favorites – or to try something new at a great discount!

xoxo – T

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~ Gift Guides: Valentine’s Day ~

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Valentine’s Day is in a few weeks…and I’m loving the excuse to wear pink, red and hearts!!  Even if you don’t have a special someone in your life – you can still enjoy the holiday by embracing some fashion and beauty trends!  Which is definitely better than embracing the candy aspect of the day!  

Check out some of my favorites below – and see how you can incorporate the Valentine Look into your life!

 

xoxo – T

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~ Makeup Monday: Soul Mates ~

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Bronzer and Blush: the power couple of beauty. This duo made in makeup heaven adds warmth, contour and a pop of color for the radiant look of true love.  Leave it to Too Faced Cosmetics to introduce the best named Bronzer and Blush combo – just in time for Valentine’s Day!  

The Soul Mates compacts are adorable in their heart shaped cases – but the actual names of the two palettes – well that’s where they got me!  You have your choice of Carrie & Big or Ross & Rachel!  Yes – my favorite TV couples are immortalized in bronzer and blush!

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This gorgeous combination of blush and bronzer takes the guesswork out of creating the perfect, all-over, natural-looking flush!  Here are your options - 

  • Carrie & Big: Light to medium bronzer with slight shimmer combined with the perfect po...
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~ Skincare Sunday: Exfoliating Cleansing Powder ~

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There’s just something about the above product title that sounds weird.  Exfoliating Cleansing Powder?  Josie Maran what have you brought us now?  I had a hard enough time cleansing with oil…now we’re throwing a powder in the mix?  And it’s exfoliating?  Not just cleansing?  Mind is blown!

So what is it?  

A gentle yet effective daily exfoliator infused with antibacterial and antioxidant powerhouses to brighten, clarify, and soothe skin. 

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So how do you use it?  Pretty easily actually!
-Dispense a quarter-sized amount into wet hands, or mix with Argan Cleansing Oil in palms.
-Rub hands together to activate the powder and create a creamy paste.
-Massage into skin using circular motions, avoiding the eye area.
-Rinse thoroughly and pat to reveal skin that is completely cleansed, f...

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~ On My Radar: Stacking Rings ~

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I mentioned before that I am in love with Catbird and all of their rings!  But I’ve also been noticing lots of stacking rings elsewhere!  I’ve picked up some great ones from Madewell and J Crew, as well as Old Navy and Target!

Now it seems like I’m constantly on the lookout for new rings to add to my stack!  Whether I’m just browsing stores online or out and about – rings are one of the first things I look for!!

See below for some that I love (and that I may already own).  And share your favorite rings in the comments below!

xoxo – T

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~ NARS: The Vault ~

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If you’re a NARS fanatic – and have $500 lying around…then this is for you!  The Vault is a  limited-edition set with 10 full-size Audacious Lipsticks and 10 full size Nail Polishes—encased in an sleek, wooden keepsake box.  

For one of the first times ever – I actually like everything that is in this set!  Normally there are a few items that just seem off!  But I would love to paint my fingers and toes with each and every color!  And the lipsticks are the perfect collection of neutrals and pop of color dramatic!  However – $500 is a bit out of my price range…but I love the idea of The Vault!  

 


-Nars Audacious Lipsticks 

  • Raquel ~ Pink Beige
  • Anita ~ Antique Rose
  • Jane ~ Terracotta Rose
  • Claudia ~ Cool Pink
  • Michiyo ~ Shocking Pink
  • Grace ~ Bright Coral Pink
  • Lana ~...
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~Currently Craving: Filmstars On The Go ~

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I’ve been lusting over Charlotte Tilbury’s makeup line since it made it’s debut last fall!  And she has done it again with her newest addition to the fabulous collection!  Filmstars on the Go is a two step palette that gives you eye, cheek and lip  looks on the go. The two gorgeous, fresh, youthful creams are sheer, buildable, and easy to handle in a dash.  Just toss in your purse and you’re able to touch up your look all day long!

There are 5 palettes total – and they can give you the perfect filmstar look!  Each palette retails for $55, and you can find them at Nordstrom!

All About Eve

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All About Eve is a silvery mink eye shadow and a dusky, cool pink lip-cheek stain inspired by the cool-blooded poise of Eve Harrington herself! This is for the Rock Chick and Uptown Girls – th...

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~ The Honest Company: Organic Shave Oil ~

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Since I’m not a mom – many of the items available from The Honest Company just don’t appeal to me.  But they have really stepped up their game when it comes to bath and body products!  One of my new favorites is the Organic Shave Oil!  Even though I have had Laser Hair Reduction – I still have a few stray hairs that need to be taken care of every once in awhile.  I was really excited to learn about this oil that is made of 100% natural, highly concentrated organic ingredients – NO harsh chemicals!

  • Ultra concentrated organic oils and pure plant extracts help protect skin to prevent nicks, cuts, and razor burn
  • Lubricates for super close shaves and leaves skin feeling su...
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~ Julep Maven Box: February Preview ~

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It’s time for the February Maven Reveal – The Afterglow Collection!  While there are a variety of bright – sparkling – shimmery polishes this month – the real glow comes from the two new beauty products!  Glow Highlighting Powder and Illume Eye Brightener!

The Glow Highlighting Powder is a light-diffusing diamond powder and vitamin B6 multitasking marvel designed to play up light and play down wrinkles, discoloration, and pores.  Ummm…Yes please!  It will retail for $28!  They have also introduced a Fan Brush to apply the powder with – unfortunately it is not included with the powder and must be purchased separately!  It will retail for $24, but is $11.99 as an add-on!

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The Illume Eye Brightener comes in 2 shades – Pink and Champagne...

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~ Makeup Monday: Tartelette ~

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I’ve mentioned before, but I’m really starting to think that I cannot pull off the shimmer eye shadows quite the way I did in my 20s.  It’s sad – but at the same time, now gives me a reason to shop for matte eye shadow palettes!!  One at the top of my list?  Tarte’s Tartelette Amazonian Clay Matte Palette!

It introduces 12 all new shades that are designed to inspire, celebrate and empower real women to take on the day with confidence.

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Here are the 12 shadows named after the brands loyal fans:

  • Free Spirit ~ Cream
  • Force of Nature ~ Nude
  • Dreamer ~ Warm Brown
  • Multi-Tasker ~ Chocolate
  • Caregiver ~ Pale Pink
  • Natural Beauty ~ Mauve
  • Best Friend ~ Mulberry
  • Bombshell ~ Dark Plum 
  • Super Mom ~ Ivory
  • Wanderer ~ Light Brown 
  • Power Player ~ Taupe
  • Fashionista ~ Black

It retails for $44 and y...

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