Amazon Luxury Beauty Promo

Hurry, hurry, hurry! 

On top of posting all things makeup/beauty related (tips, before and afters, hauls, swatches, etc) I want to also post the deals that are often missed on these top brand items. Just because a palette is $44 dollars – It doesn’t mean you have to pay $44.

This cute little hobby of ours can get quite expensive and I want to help you guys out as much as possible.

If you have an Amazon Prime subscription, and you purchase today, you’ll have your shipment on Monday 3/7. The promo reads that a $25 credit will be added to your Amazon account for future purchases. Now, I don’t know about any of you, but I use Amazon all the time.  Most of the time I keep a running credit in my Amazon account, so when I need to make an emergency purchase it’s there.

I already made my purchase this morning. One product is a repurchase and the other is a palette I’ve been eyeing for a long time. Keep on reading to get a sampling of the items you can purchase with this deal!  Continue reading


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MAC Haul!!

It’s 9:08 p.m on a Friday night. If I was 24 again I’d still be an hour away from heading out the door for a night of bar hopping with my girlfriends.

I’ll be 31 in three weeks. It’s now 9:11 p.m. I don’t know why it took me three – 9:12 p.m – four minutes to type what I’ve typed so far. I really need to get better at this blogging thing! Friday nights for 30 year old Nikki means a glass *cough* bottle *cough* of Chardonnay, a Modern Family marathon and diving into my latest and greatest haul!


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Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water Review

I'm Back!

Keep calm, guys. I’m back!

I cannot believe I’ve been gone for over a year!

The last year has been filled with changes and opportunities. I turned 30 last March, my boyfriend and I moved to a bigger condo, we got a cat and my one year anniversary at my job passed in January.

Never fear beauty junkies – I have amassed quite the collection of beauty and makeup related products. I still can’t do a winged liner and when I apply false lashes they end up on my eyebrows, but nevertheless, the collection continues to grow.

I decided to do a review on a product that I can proudly call my holy grail makeup remover. Keep on reading for a full review on the new Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water. Actually, you don’t even have to read it if you don’t want to. Just go buy it. This face cleanser beats coconut oil, cream makeup removers, pre-moistened wipes, dry wipes, and any other remover you can imagine. No, Garnier didn’t send this product to me. Who do you think I am? Jaclyn Hill?  Continue reading


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Ipsy Glam Bag Sneak Peeks – February 2015

It’s the beginning of another month and you all know what that means!


February Glam Bag

Ipsy Sneak Peeks have begun and I am actually really excited with this first one! Read on to see what goodies us Glam Bag subscribers will be receiving!  Continue reading


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NYX Highlight and Contour Pro Palette




It looks like NYX Cosmetics has adjusted their price for this product. I just hopped on their website and it’s down to $25. Drop it down to $20.00 and they’d have my money so fast, it’s not even funny.

******END UPDATE******

I’ve been incredibly intrigued by the new highlight and contour palettes hitting the beauty market as of late.

Read on to find out how the NYX Cosmetics Highlight and Contour palette stands up next to two very high end palettes. Continue reading


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Tartelette Amazonian Clay Matte Palette review and swatches!

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Good morning, all! Today is a messy bun, hot mug of coffee and leggings type of day.

We’ve got a blizzard here in Connecticut. To all of those in the storms path, I hope you have the day off from work or school and can enjoy the storm from the warmth and comfort of your homes!  Continue reading


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Too Faced Melted Liquified Long Wear Lipstick in Melted Berry review and swatches.


Happy January, folks!

I hope you all had a fabulous New Years Eve spent with friends, family, laughter, food, drink and the promises of a fabulous year ahead.

Me? I was asleep before the ball dropped.

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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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