Summer Hair Challenge from No More Dirty Looks

This weekend I’m participating in a hair challenge.  All you have to do is shampoo, condition, comb through once and that’s it!  The point is to leave it alone – no heat, no leave-in conditioner, don’t put anything in it at all!  Siobhan and Alexandra, the beauties over at No More Dirty Looks, are even going to give away a prize at the end of the challenge!   Continue reading


Tarte Friends & Family Sale – 30% Off!

Tarte’s Friends and Family sale just started today and runs through next Monday, August 15th.  Just use the code Continue reading

Easy to Find Sulfate-Free Shampoos

Finding and using a sulfate-free shampoo is not as much of a challenge as you might think.  More and more brands that we all know are coming out with a sulfate-free version of their product.  It might take you a bit of time to get used to shampoo without SLSs, but your scalp will thank you. Continue reading

The Truth Behind Cetaphil

Do you use Cetaphil? You may want to reconsider.  Even though it seems plain and safe for sensitive skin, you aren’t doing your skin any favors.  Yes, there are only eight ingredients (water, cetyl alcohol, propylene glycol, sodium lauryl sulfate, stearyl alcohol, methylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben) but they are all chemically manufactured, except for the water.  Continue reading

Urban Decay Friends & Family Sale – 25% off!

Use code “FFSUMMER11” to get 25% off your order – unfortunately it won’t work with the Naked Pallette, but it’s still a great deal for everything else!  Happy Shopping 🙂


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June Birchbox & Pi Phi Convention in Orlando!

This month’s box is all about travel!  Here’s what the company has to say about it:

We’ve got a serious case of wanderlust — we’re dreaming of tropical isles with deserted white sand beaches and exotic cities filled with colorful bazaars. Is it any surprise that this month’s box is all about travel? We’re excited to share our favorite vacation-ready products and jetsetter tips.

This theme couldn’t have come at a better time because tomorrow I’m headed to Florida for 5 days!  I’ll tell you more about that later 🙂  So, without further ado, I bring you the June Birchbox

**warning – pic heavy & a video too**

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Kate Spade Twirl perfume – this flirty scent feels carefree and joyful

Laura Geller Baked Blush N’ Brighten in Honey Dipped – dust your cheeks or use the lighter shades as a highlighter (FULL SIZE! a $29.50 value!!)

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