Striking Oil – My 5 Top Beauty Oils for Hair, Skin and Nails

As a teen with oily skin, you learn to fear the oil. I invested in a lot of products meant to soak up, blot, dry out and suck the oil out of my skin. As an adult, I've learned to not be afraid to embrace the idea that oil is not all bad. In fact, … Continue reading Striking Oil – My 5 Top Beauty Oils for Hair, Skin and Nails

Gray Dawn: The First Silver Strands

This is how the conversation went in the car the other night: Me: The blond around my face looks like it’s growing out really silvery. Like sparkly blond. Husband: You mean gray? Me, HORRIFIED wide-eyed, mouth open response: It. Is. Not. Gray. I said silvery dammit. It is just really light blond. Husband: So silver? … Continue reading Gray Dawn: The First Silver Strands

My Top Five Wigs Styles for Cosplay

As a cosplayer, I've tried many different wig styles over the years. Some attach as easily as just clipping it in, and others involve glue, braids, bun anchors and more. I love how wigs can really change your look. I even have wigs that look like my regular hair, on a good day, because it … Continue reading My Top Five Wigs Styles for Cosplay

My Busy Mom Make-up Routine

Since I’ve become a perpetually tired frazzled mom, my morning makeup routine usually consists of wiping my face with a cold rag and slapping on some moisturizer. It’s the kind of look that needs a good Snapchat filter to make it presentable. But since I’ve started doing beauty product reviews, I’ve had a reason to … Continue reading My Busy Mom Make-up Routine

My Husband, the Occasional Blog Guinea Pig

When Baldwin Men Care contacted me about doing a review for their Mens Nourishing Cream, I replied back that I wasn't a man but I happen to have one that I'd happily subject to their product testing. They don't test on animals, but willing husbands are free game! I should note that my husband is … Continue reading My Husband, the Occasional Blog Guinea Pig

My Blond Ambition

My first VoxBox arrived from Influenster and I was pretty excited to get to try out the Schwarzkopf Professional BLONDME tone enhancing shampoo and conditioner mask for free. This is a combo product review and regular blog post, because I actually already had this "Blond Ambition" post in my drafts just waiting to be finished … Continue reading My Blond Ambition