April 16, 2014

Shimmer Jennifer Swatch & Review

Press Sample
Good morning beauties!  I am so happy to be out of my nail polish slump, and back to painting my nails regularly. It has been a little while since I went with some glitter so to get back into it, I pulled out Shimmer Jennifer. 
Shimmer Nail Polish: Jennifer
Jennifer is a mix of glitters with light blue, silver, pink and copper being the standout colors. Shimmer's can be worn alone or as toppers. Shown here paired with Zoya Dot. I had no application or formula issues. Shimmer Jennifer applied wonderful and level, shown with two coats and one topcoat layer using essence gel look topcoat. 
Shimmer Nail Polish Jennifer
Shimmer Jennifer is available for $12 click here to purchase. 

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*I was provided with a sample of the polish featured. All opinions are my own. 

April 15, 2014

Preview: Zoya Summer Collections Tickled & Bubbly

Get excited beauties, I am usually anxiously awaiting the notification of a new Zoya collection and once again the fairies did not disappoint. Coming soon are 12 new colors perfect for hot summer days. 
  Preview Zoya Summer Collections Tickled & Bubbly
Tickled and Bubbly will be available for pre-order on Zoya.com beginning April 15, 2014. 
Preview Zoya Summer Collections Tickled & Bubbly

April 14, 2014

Coolway True Smooth Review

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I have been a little hard on my hair the past few months, blow dying and flat ironing more frequently then I usually do. I was given the opportunity through BeautyStat to test out the True Smooth spray. The True Smooth spray is said to help you achieve straight hair without using a flat iron.

My hair naturally curly, which means getting it straight is quite a process. I make attempts to limit heat styling when I can to reduce the possibility of damage. The Amino Lock MAB molecule is activated by your blow dryer to hold your style from the inside out as you dry. True Smooth is supposed to give you the same smooth, frizz free results you would get after flatironing without having to do that step. So smooth, frizz free hair without damage. 
Coolway True Smooth Blowdry Spray Review
Coolway True Smooth 6.7 oz $34.95 

April 13, 2014

Zoya Awaken Collection Swatches & Review

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Spring glorious, spring....she has finally made her entrance. I am so happy to leave old man winter behind and soak up the spring sun. The Zoya Awaken collection brings us six new shades perfect for the warmer weather days ahead. The Awaken Collection consists of two creams and four shimmer metallic nail polish shades.  
Zoya Nail Polish & Treatments Awaken Collection for Spring 2014
Awaken includes one shade that correlates perfect with the Pantone Color of the year, with Hudson we get our Radiant Orchid polish for the season. Dot & Cole may look familiar to you, both were part of separate designer fashion week sets. Dot was originally part of the set created for fashion designer Zang Toi’s Spring Collection. Cole was ooriginally created for fashion designer Peter Som’s Spring Collection. I snagged the Peter Som Set when it was released but I missed the Zang Toi, insert super sad face here. 

 Dot: Pink Petal Cream. Standard Zoya cream formula,full coverage with two coats. 
Zoya Awaken Collection Dot
Cole: Peach Whisper Cream. Standard Zoya cream formula, full coverage with two coats.  
Zoya Awaken Collection Cole
Brooklyn: White-Gold Shimmer Metallic. I had some minor streak marks with Brooklyn which I expect from gold metallic colors. Keep your coats thin. Shown with two coats. 
Zoya Awaken Collection Brooklyn
Dillon: Green Mint Shimmer Metallic. No application or formula issues, shown with two coats. 
Zoya Awaken Collection Dillon
 Hudson: Purple Orchid Shimmer Metallic. No application or formula issues, shown with two coats. 
Zoya Awaken Collection Hudson
Rebel: Blue Sky Shimmer Metallic.No application or formula issues, shown with two coats. 
Zoya Awaken Collection Rebel
The Awaken Collection is available now at Zoya.com, polishes retail for $9.00 individually or purchase as a set for $54.00.

Have you picked up and of the shades from this collection? Which is your favorite? 

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Zoya Nail Polish & Treatment Awaken Collection for Spring 2014

*I received samples of the products mentioned above for an honest review, all opinions are my own

April 7, 2014

Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes #NeutrogenaFaceOff

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I try to stay on point with removing my makeup each day; but even I have those times when reaching for a makeup removing wipe is just faster and easier. When Neutrogena asked if I would take the #NeutrogenaFaceOff challenge, I was game. The Neutrogena Makeup Removing Cleansing Towelettes effectively remove 99% of your daily makeup, including waterproof mascara, to leave you with fresh, clean skin. 
Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes #NeutrogenaFaceOffChallenge
The rules for the challenge were to remove makeup using only the Neutrogena Makeup Removing Cleansing Towelettes; then pat face with a white hand towel, and show you if there was any residue left on the face.  Game on Neutrogena, let's see how the cleansing towelettes held up. 
Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes #NeutrogenaFaceOffChallenge
Ladies and Gents, we have a winner! I was actually completely blown away that with just one towelette all my makeup was off, and there was not a spot on the towel when I blotted my face. Zip, Zilch, Nada, all traces of makeup gone. 
Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes #NeutrogenaFaceOffChallenge
These are the hands down best makeup removing cloths I have used, and bonus they did not irritate my skin and did not require a heavy hand. I lightly wiped over my face, neck and around my ears with one cloth. 

Have you used the Neutrogena Makeup Removing Towelettes?  If not, would you take the challenge?  I would love to hear your thoughts. 

*I was provided with a sample of the product to take the challenge, all opinions are my own. 

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