January 2014 archive

Vanilla Bean Noel, Bath & Body Works

Vanilla Bean Noel Holiday Line, Bath and Body Works

Vanilla Bean Noel product line from Bath and Body Works has become one of my body care favorites this Holiday season. Let me tell you that I was not a big fan of the Bath and Body Works Holiday lines, after I had an unpleasant experience with their Holiday limited edition line, called Twisted Peppermint. […] Read more…

Urban Decay Build Your Own Palette

Urban Decay, Build Your Own Palette

For those Urban Decay lovers who were able to get hold of the breathtaking “The Mother Lode Shadow Set” (myself included), the 4-pan Build Your Own Palette included in the set is great but does not allow you to carry more than 4 shades at once. I prefer to have 4 bases, 4 mediums and […] Read more…

Deborah Lippmann Dancing in the Nude Set

“Dancing in the Nude” Nail Lacquers Set, Deborah Lippmann

Nude nails have never been more popular before than this fall-winter season with many brands introducing an array of their nude shades. Our favorite nude nail polish set is the “High Tea Collection from Butter London, a set of 5 glamorous nudes for every mood and occasion, including tea with the Queen. When it comes […] Read more…

Deborah Lippmann, Sugar Daddy

Sugar Daddy Nail Lacquer, Deborah Lippmann

Deborah Lippmann’s nail polishes come in different colors, textures and as part of different collections. Introduced in 2012, the Mirrored Chrome Nail Lacquer line includes three interesting nail polishes: Sugar Daddy (antique champagne lilac nail lacquer), Swagga Like Us (oxidized copper teal nail lacquer) and Private Dancer (gilded ultra violet nail lacquer). Since all three […] Read more…

Rainkissed Leaves, Body Cream, Bath & Body Works

Rainkissed Leaves Triple Moisture Body Cream, Bath and Body Works

One of my most favorite Bath and Body Works Signature Collections, the Rainkissed Leaves line of products, is perfectly suitable for any season for its fresh, airy and crisp scent, inspired by lush, green leaves refreshed by cool, summer rain. An array of products, including Shower Gel, Body Lotion, Fragrant Mist and rich Body Cream […] Read more…

Winter Cranberry Hand Cream, Bath & Body Works

Winter Cranberry Hand Cream, Bath and Body Works

The limited edition Winter Cranberry scent from Bath and Body Works come in different products, one of which is a travel size Hand Cream (2 lf oz (59 ml)), conveniently sized to carry it in your purse. No need to say that thanks to The Body Shop‘s iconic Cranberry Joy holiday line, Cranberry scent is […] Read more…

Fresh Sparkling Snow, Hand Cream, Bath & Body Works

Fresh Sparkling Snow Hand Cream, Bath and Body Works

Limited edition Holiday lines of products from Bath and Body Works are always fun to discover. One of them, Fresh Sparkling Snow, is a line that got my mixed feelings. It is said to be made from an exclusive blend of moisturizing honey, coconut milk and olive fruit extracts, this hand cream helps to nourish […] Read more…

Jurlique, Ultimate Sking & Body Collection, Holiday 2013

Jurlique, Ultimate Skin and Body Collection

My first encounter with Jurlique brand was back in 1999, when I went to Kauai island in Hawaii. The Spa at Hyatt was using Jurlique’s products as part of their amazing facials, massages, manicures and other face and body pampering procedures. Unlike any other brand’s products, Jurlique had a distinctive (I’d also say old-fashion) packaging, […] Read more…

Wild Rose Handy Manicure Set, The Body Shop

Wild Rose Handy Manicure Set, The Body Shop

One of my favorite hand creams, The Body Shop Wild Rose Hand Cream, is presented in its full version, 3.3 fl oz, as part of the Wild Rose Handy Manicure Set. Packaged in a festive holiday tin, the Wild Rose Handy Manicure Set features Wild Rose Hand Cream, Nail File adorned with Rose print, Mini […] Read more…

Vitamin E Gentle Facial Cleansing Wipes, The Body Shop

Vitamin E Gentle Facial Cleansing Wipes, The Body Shop

My normal evening skin care routine includes two make-up removers: the famous Lancome’s Bi-Facial, Double Action Eye Makeup Remover and the equally popular Sisley Cleansing Milk with White Lily for Dry/Sensitive Skin. I enjoy using both products followed by one of my favorite foaming facial cleansers, especially on those days when I wear make-up. However, […] Read more…

Rainkissed Leaves, Bath & Body Works

Rainkissed Leaves, Signature Collection, Bath and Body Works

One of my most favorite body care product lines is the Rainkissed Leaves product lineup from the Bath and Body Works Signature Collection, sadly soon to be discontinued. I rarely like any scents from Bath and Body Works Signature Collection, with the Rainkissed Leaves being an exception. The reason I love this line so much […] Read more…

Cranberry Joy, Shimmer Body Lotion, Bath & Body Works

Cranberry Joy Shimmer Lotion, The Body Shop

If you are a fan of The Body Shop Cranberry Joy line of products, you are in for a treat this Holiday season. Introduced as a limited edition product, the Cranberry Joy Shimmer Lotion is going to give your skin a festive, subtle veil of shimmer, while delivering the so popular cheerful and fruity cranberry […] Read more…

Cranberry Joy, Body Butter, Bath & Body Works

Cranberry Joy Body Butter, The Body Shop

There is no Holiday Season without the iconic Cranberry Joy line of body care products from The Body Shop. One of the most popular product in this line is a Cranberry Joy Body Butter, a limited edition festive rich moisturizer that is produced once a year, just in time for the start of the Holiday […] Read more…

Churchills Fruit Jellies, Natures Friends

“Nature’s Friends” Luxury Fruit Gellies, Churchill’s

Fruit Jellies lovers, Churchill’s Confectionary from UK has a special treat for you, “Nature’s Friends” Luxury Fruit Jellies set that comes in a stunningly detailed and embossed tin. The raised, almost three-dimensional prints provide a sense of depth to this confectionery tin, all sides of which are saturated with vibrant images of an exciting world […] Read more…

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