Friday, June 28, 2013

Independence Day Nail Idea's +A GIVEAWAY

Hey all,

So all week I have uploaded many 4th of July inspired manicure's. Today I have put them all together in one post for easy viewing. Independence Day is just around the corner.

I'd love to see what looks you all come up with. Anyone who shares their manicure with us on my Facebook wall will be automatically entered to win a bottle of Zoya Liberty from yours truly! I'll pick one winner on the 4th. Your mani doesn't have to look fancy and professional although I will be looking for originality, effort and creativity.

1 winner
US residents only
Ends 7/4 at 3pm MST

Congrats to Lena on winning our mini 4th of July giveaway. It was such a tough decision that I had my children help me pick our winner. They loved the water marbling and said it looked like 4th of July candies :-) All of your designs were amazing and I thank each and every one of you for participating! 

Photo: My fourth mani for the contest :)

Have a safe weekend!


FREE Sample of Escada Cherry in the Air Eau de Toilette


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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Pretty & Polished: Sugar Scrub and Cuticle Balm

Pretty & Polished - Muncie, IN

Today I have some AMAZING bath and body products to show you from Pretty & Polished. I was able to choose one of my ALL TIME FAVORITE SCENTS for this review. Pink Sugar!! Pink Sugar features notes of cotton candy, strawberry, vanilla and musk. It's a DREAMY combination! I'm completely addicted.

Cuticle Balm

This creamy balm if used daily with restore and replenish your dry cuticles. With an enticing scent, just lather is on before you head out the door. The scent stays with you for hours!
This balm is made with all cruelty free products and is 100% Vegan Friendly!
Ingredients for Pink Sugar Vegan Cuticle Balm:
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter  

Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil 
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)
Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil
Tocopherol (Vitamin E)
Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil  
Candelilla (Euphorbia Cerifera) Wax  

Price $5 1/2 oz
      $9 1 oz


During I allow the cuticle balm to penetrate into my skin for roughly 10 minutes.

After The end of 10 minutes I rub in any remainder balm into my hand. Pretty & Polished Cuticle Balm leaves my hands soft, smooth and refreshed.

Sugar Scrub

 Pink Sugar Sugar Scrub

Also in Pink Sugar scent this scrub is a fine coarse scrub. Not at all to thick of a grit that can sometimes be too coarse. Use scrub in bath, shower or during your manicure/pedicure to gently exfoliate and rub dead skin cells away. Scrub will leave your skin feeling clean, moisturized, and smelling delightful!


Sucrose, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter,Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Fruit, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Distilled Water, Vegetble Glycerin, Sorbitol, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate, Sodium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Tetrasodium EDTA, Preservative (Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Potassium Sorbate, Hexylene Glycol), Fragrance, Colorants

Price $5 4oz
          $9  8oz

A close up to see size of grit.


During Again, the smell is AMAZING. The scrub feel deliciously great against my skin. It feels rough enough to remove dead skin for a great exfoliate.

After Leaving behind no trace of dead skin, the Pretty & Polished Sugar Scrub works wonders.

I am extremely pleased with these products and will continue to use them. I find myself dabbing on the Cutible Balm to me wrists. The smell is truly amazing! Pretty & Polished offer cuticle care products like cuticle oils, balms,and lotions. Along with their hand and cuticle items they offer a range of body care featuring other scents of sugar scrubs, bath bombs, lotions, and even conditioner.

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***Products in this post were provided for review. I was not paid for this review and all opinions are my own***


Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Possible Freebie from Gillette Venus!! UPDATE: EXPIRED

Hey all,

It's late but wanted to share. Gillette Venus said...

Here’s ur answer to summertime smooth: #StepUp your shave & click for a #VenusGift. Share & RT!

"Please fill out the form below so we can help you #StepUp your shave! Look in the mail for a Venus surprise in a few weeks!"

Click HERE and it will take you to the form. Worth a shot!



Monday, June 24, 2013

Ipsy My Glam Bag June 2013

June's Ipsy Bag Review!!! Love this months bag sooo much. Ipsy's theme of the month is Wild Side! My hot pink bubble mailer arrive right on time. My mailer was FULL of great products in a totally adorable leopard print neon makeup bag. Sign up HERE to get yours!

J. Cat Beauty is SCP107. Sparkly cream palette. Adds a healthy dosage of sparkle to your body. Each shade is smooth and cream with a nice glimmer to it's sparkle. Retail $4.49

Starlooks Lip Pencil in Tickle me Pink. Long-lasting full coverage lip pencil has a smooth texture and lastetd hours on my lips. Retail $12.00

Starlooks in Tickle Me Pink worn alone.

NYX  cream blush in Rouge. A creamy smooth texture adds a healthy glow for a sweet summery look! Long lasting too. Retail $ 6.00

Caitly Cosmetics Line-Fix Gel Eyeliner with Brush Built-In!! Very easy to use, great pigment and long lasting. Retail $ 21

Freeman Beauty Psssst! Instant Dry Shampoo Lightweight, talk-free formula soaks up oils, sweat, and product build-up, taking hair from dirty, flat and matte to refreshed and revived. Water not required: just spray, brush and go for hair that feels and smells freshly shampooed! Retail $ 2.99

 In all I am VERY happy with June's Ipsy bag. Can NOT wait for next month's. Each month's Ipsy bag also contains valuable coupon offer. 

 I'd also like to point out that there were different variations of shades sent out this month according to your beauty profile from what I understand, so the colors are personalized. I don't have exact numbers but the estimated price of this bag is around $46!!!  That more than covers the $10.00 I spent on this. Woohoo!!! Click HERE for my referral link! 

J. Cat palette: $4.49
Starlook Lip: $12.00
NYX Blush: $6.00 
Caitlyn Eyeliner: $21.00
Freeman Dr Shampoo: $2.99
Total: 46.48

Sign up for yours too at Ipsy. What do you think of the June Ipsy Bag?? Do you receive any monthly beauty subscriptions?? PLEASE SHARE!!

I also want everyone to know about Ipsy's new referral program. If I can get 2 people to subscribe from my referral link I could get an additional full size product in my next bag. What do ya say?? Sign up for yours here!


Sunday, June 23, 2013


Hi lovelies,

Reorganized my stash. After digging and reorganizing my sometimes horrific polish stash I have found far too many duplicates. I have decided to share with you all. These items are brand new never been used. I will have some "Give Away Some Of My Duplicates" giveaways until my overstock is gone. Yay, so here is PART 2!!!!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Giveaway Rules:
Giveaway ends 7/3/13
One winner
Open to US addresses only
Must be 18 years old to enter
Winner has 48 hours to contact me or a new winner will be chosen
Enter through the Rafflecopter Widget
Extra entries can be gained daily
All entries will be modified (no cheating)

Good Luck