Collagenesis by Skinn Sunscreen Serum Review & Giveaway

Collagenesis by Skinn is one of the new Daily Defense, or DD creams, that has come to the market in recent months.  These DD creams are moisturizing, anti-aging and are loaded with antioxidants.  These antioxidants help fight free radicals in the air – things like air pollution and other ickiness.  As if that wasn’t enough, the Daily Defense creams usually have an SPF of 30, too. YAY, right?!?

The great folks at Skinn sent us a tube of Collagenesis to try out for ourselves. Collagenesis goes one step further. It is loaded with vitamins A, C, and E to help nourish your skin and combat the free radicals.  This cream helps keep your skin moisturized with its encapsulated formulas that slowly release over time.  As if that wasn’t enough, Collagenesis helps to heal your damaged skin tissue, too.

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Mehron INtense Pro Palette Fire Review & Swatches

Mehron is known in the theater makeup world for having fabulous products that are packed full of color. These pigments are intense and bright, long lasting, and, most importantly, easy to use.

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Recently, the great folks at Mehron sent me one of their Intense PRO Pressed Powder Pigments palettes to play with. Whew! Say that 10 times fast. Anyway…I opened it up, and there were eight of the most vibrant, intense colors of shadows I had ever seen. And I’m someone that likes color in their makeup.

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DIY Beach Candle Centerpiece

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This DIY Beach Candle Centerpiece is a great centerpiece for just about any event. We made these for a beach themed wedding, but they can easily be changed up. Want to do Autumn instead? Use green, orange, and/or amber glass stones. You can even wrap some silk leaves around the outside, as long as you take care not to get them too close to the flame. Icy blue and white would be beautiful for winter, or red is gorgeous for Valentine’s Day.

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Sinful Colors Halloween Nail Polish Review

I am slightly addicted to nail polish. When I see new colors, I tend to scoop them up without a second thought. They’re so pretty, and they sparkle in the bottle, and…I must have them.

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Recently, I came across the Sinful Colors Halloween 2014 collection of nail polishes. There were a ton of polishes as part of this release. Maybe 15 different shades of nail polish.  However, when I started looking at them, there were a lot of re-releases or colors that are always available. I ended up picking up 5 of the colors.

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Jamie Chung + C. Wonder Introduce New Denim Line

Have you ever heard of C. Wonder? I have to admit that the brand is relatively new to me, with my first introduction being in Spring of this year.

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Anyway, C. Wonder has really great clothes, accessories, and home décor accents that every stylish woman wants to own. As if that wasn’t enough, the brand has just launched a new denim collection. With their take on these wardrobe basics, I’m sure that the new denim line is going to be a must-have staple in every woman’s wardrobe.

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Melt Proof Makeup Essentials for Your Cosmetic Bag

Recently, I went on a trip to Napa. While the scenery was amazingly beautiful, and the wine was delicious, the weather was hot. Blazing hot. Of course, we were spending a lot of our time outdoors, taking tours of various vineyards. And, of course, you still want to look amazing.Know what the secret is to looking great?  Melt proof makeup.

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Here are the melt proof makeup essentials, courtesy of QVC, that were in my makeup bag to help combat the heat, and keep me looking photo ready.

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TV Show Inspired Low Cal Cocktails

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It’s that time of year again! Time for the new TV shows to start. While there are a few that have already kicked off, some of our favorites are starting back up this week. Check out these two low cal cocktails inspired by a couple the most popular shows on TV – The Big Bang Theory and Modern Family.

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