Beauty junkie, iPhone addict, wifey & momma of 2. Cheesecake is my kryptonite.
This is my blog where I post short reviews, photos, and links to my videos from my YouTube channel.
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The lowdown:

Retail $9.99, available at drugstores & supermarkets nationwide July 2013.

This multi-tasking beauty benefit cream provides flawless coverage in seconds PLUS more even skin tone in two weeks. It is available in “Light” and “Medium”.

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Through some magic, they actually squeeze the argan oil particles between the soap! The full benefits of the oil are released when you wash. I especially like to use this on days I am shaving because it helps keep my skin slick & hydrated. The soap is gentle enough that you can wash your face with it too.

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Staffers’ (and Members) Best Beauty Tips: Birchbox Intern Diaries

In an office filled with beauty lovers, it’s only natural that many of our staffers have some secret beauty tips hidden up their sleeves. Last week we asked three Birchbox staffers what their all-time favorite hair, makeup, or skincare tip is and where they discovered it. Watch to learn all about their favorite tips.

Since we know our members are also super savvy, we asked our YouTube viewers to share their favorite tips as well. Here’s a few of our favorites from the video comments:

littlewomanlynn: “My fave beauty tip is to use rose water to clean your face.”

chicachew: “My tip is to keep a rose salve handy. It’s perfect for moisturizing cuticles or rough patches, taming flyways and giving a dewy gloss to cheeks!”

TheBeautyBox1211: “Swatching lipstick on your fingertips rather than your hand because the texture is more similar to your lips!”

belinda z: “For a DIY matte top coat, just mix cornstarch with an inexpensive clear polish.”

Tell us in the comments what your favorite beauty tip is too!


Kathy Ong from Beauty Palette tells us about her all-natural skincare routine, here

What are your favorite beauty tips?
- E

March Birchbox 2013 - The theme is “March Madness”! You can sign up for Birchbox here! ❥

Here’s what was inside my box:
LA FRESH | Eco-Beauty Acetone-Free Nail Polish Remover (Full size, $9.99)
Marcelle | BB Cream Golden Glow (full size, $27)
Vasanti | Brighten Up! Enzymatic Face Rejuvenator (full size, $34)
Whish | Shave Crave Shaving Cream (full size, $20)
Madewell for Birchbox | Emery Board (full size, $5)

Free Badgal lash sample code on ***limited supplies*** Code: bbheartsbenefit

Let me know what was inside your box!

xoxo ~ E

Cupcake Fresh Face Mask from LUSH! No brown noser jokes! ;) #Cupcake #Fresh @LushCosmetics

Wonder Polish Lavender retail price: 59.99 
Two words: Smells AMAZING! There are actual small pieces of lavender flowers crushed into the scrub which contains fine grain dead sea salts. The salt itself is so gentle yet effective, your skin will be buffed and smooth. The blend of essential oils wraps skin in silky softness and nourishes deeply. Grapeseed oil is anti oxidant rich, Vitamin E helps repair wounds and extra cellular tissue. The smell of lavender stays with you all day and the oils condition skin after shower. I’ve been using this once a week in the shower and my skin is positively glowing!

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Sweet! I won the NYC New York Color Brand Challenge! I’ll get 1 product from the fall line! :) #voxbox @Influenster @nycnewyorkcolor

I got my Influenster Beauty Blogger VoxBox in the mail! Influenster is a review driven site that ANYONE can join. You unlock badges by completing surveys. I unlocked the beauty blogger badge which qualified me for this box!  You can qualify for special themed boxes throughout the year! This is the 4th box I’ve received from Influesnter. This box was AH-MAZING and full of awesome products!Oh and its 100% FREE! ;) 

Items mentioned:

⭐ EBOOST Daily Health Booster

⭐ NYC New York Color IndividualEyes Custom Compact for Brown Eyes

⭐ Kiss Ever Pro Lashes Starter Kit

⭐ Bath & Body Works Mini Candle in Teakwood Mahogany [$10 off 3 wick candle coupon code valid now - Oct 28, 2012: F126566]

⭐ Goodie Simple Style Spin Pin 

⭐ Not Your Mother’s Kinky Moves Curl Defining Hair Cream

⭐ BONUS: Boots No.7 Beautiful Skin Cleansing Lotion & Night Cream

Let me know what was inside your box! Did you get “bonus” items? Different eyeshadow colors? 

Here are the other VoxBoxes I’ve received in the past:

Holiday VoxBox 2011 ❤

Love VoxBox 2012 ❤

Mom VoxBox 2012 ❤

❤ Main Channel ❤ 

❤ Vlog Channel ❤

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M Y  B L O G  

F A C E B O O K  

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I just ordered mine, and it seems legit! I also already got an order confirmation! :)

Here is everything you get in the bag:

1. Fruit Enzyme Peel – Mint green, crème textured peel exfoliates without granules or abrasives. Combined proteolytic enzymes and salicylic acid soften the skin and dissolve excess buildup. Special blend of essential oils support circulation and purification.
2. Fine Polish Facial Beads – an effective, but gentle creamy scrub which contains rice bran to absorb oil, along with salicylic acid and papain to exfoliate.
3. Sugar Smoothie Body Creme – blended with sugar cane extract, Mango and Shea nut butter to leave the skin smooth and twinkling with a subtle glow.
4. Shimmer Eye Shadow (2 random colors) – 100% mineral perfect for sensitive skin.
5. 2ml (.07oz) perfume sample (random scent – please indicate preference during check out) – long lasting fragrance with NO alcohol, contains 30% pure perfume oil in a silk base with aloe and vitamin E.

☆ 7 Deadly Sins of Beauty ☆ TAG! (by chicachew)