Monthly Archives: December 2014

Ipsy January 2015 early Sneak Peek!



“This January, each Ipsy subscriber will receive a full-size Pacifica Natural Mineral Coconut Eye Shadow, plus four more must-have beauty samples in a fun, fashionable cosmetics pouch.”


I’ll be honest about this sneak peek in saying that I am not thrilled about this product whatsoever. A few months back we had gotten a Pacifica duo eye shadow product. I swatched it once and forgot about it. The pigmentation isn’t there and the consistency is very chalky so build up is damn near impossible.

I am always willing to give a product a second chance, but this product really fell flat for me.

What do you guys think about this sneak peek?

❤ Nikki


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Too Faced Semi Sweet Chocolate Bar review from a beginner!


I’m drinking coffee with a shot of this stuff in it. Don’t judge me. It’s the holiday season still and it’s 12:35 pm here in Connecticut! 😉  Continue reading

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Rainforest After Dark palette by Tarte and lash primer haul!

tartecosmeticsThe Rainforest After Dark palette has been restocked!

Helpful tip: Order from Tartes website to snag this product. Read on to find out why!
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Marshalls Haul!

Can you really call it a haul when you’ve only purchased two items?

I stopped in at Marshalls the other day for a new Christmas sweater. No, I didn’t get an “Ugly Christmas Sweater.” I haven’t jumped on that trendy train just yet. Maybe next year. I just wanted a couple of nice cozy sweaters to wear during the holidays and thereafter.  Continue reading

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LORAC Skinny Palette in Nude (Swatches, link to buy and my personal review!)

I’m cranky.

I’m cold and cranky.

I’m cold, cranky and tired.

BUT! I’ve gotten something pretty in the mail and I just couldn’t wait to take pictures and show you guys.

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Read on for swatches, the link to purchase and my personal review!  Continue reading

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Dyed my hair and patiently waiting to buy the Too Faced Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar palette!

Morning, everyone! I don’t have anything specific to blog about this morning. I just felt like writing. The boyfriend is currently occupied with Destiny (for those ladies that have no idea what that is, I congratulate you in life.) Just kidding. It’s a video game and he enjoys it. I enjoy it when he’s happy so, kind of win win?  Continue reading


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CVS Clearance Haul!

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Ohhhhhh, yeah! It went down this afternoon in CVS!

So, I was feeling kind of down this afternoon. Winter blues got me good today for some reason. Christmas movies weren’t cheering me up and neither were the Gilmore Girls. I resolved to taking an hour nap on the sofa.

After my nap, I decided I needed to be somewhat productive with my day. I needed gas and instead of trudging to the pumps tomorrow morning before I work, I figured I’d fill up, head to CVS and get myself my first Peppermint Mocha of the season at Starbucks.

I was extremely pleased with what I got at CVS. Keep reading for a look at what I got!  Continue reading

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Red Carpet Manicure Haul! (Photos, links and reviews inside!)

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Morning, everyone! It was a snowy morning here in Connecticut, so I decided to take a few pictures of the new polishes from Red Carpet Manicure that I got delivered the other day.

Read on for more photos, prices, reviews and links for where you can purchase your own!

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Too Faced Semi Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette (New!)

It is an incredibly dreary day here in New England. I’ve got my hot mug of coffee in hand and two throw blankets draped over my legs.

However the weather, the Christmas tree is lit with promises of warmth, joy and brand spankin’ new palettes!

Too Faced has released their follow up to the extremely popular Chocolate Bar Palette.

Read on to find swatches, release dates, links to buy, a YouTube tutorial, photos and my personal opinion!  Continue reading

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My December 2014 Ipsy Glam Room!

Good morning! I woke up to a pleasant surprise! Ipsy Glam Rooms are doing early releases again this month! Here is a quick snapshot of mine!

But first! Let me shamelessly plug my Instagram handle.

Come check out my Instagram @justnikki326! Books, wine, beer, movies, outfit photos, makeup photos and the randomness that makes me Nikki. See you there!
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