Deal Alert! Buy 3, Get 3 Free at The Body Shop


I just can’t tell you enough how much I love the skincare products at The Body Shop. As someone who has struggled with excessively oily skin for years, I’ve never had such amazing results with any other products as I have with The Body Shop’s Tea Tree Oil and Seaweed lines. In fact, the only skincare products that I consistently use and re-purchase are from TBS, so I couldn’t resist when I found out that they were having a Buy 3, Get 3 Free sale.  Continue reading


Review | Ariel’s January ’15 Birchbox


Yes, that’s right! It’s the special time of year when I get to review my first Birchbox. The New Year brings great resolutions and you know that many people are choosing to get healthier! That is one reason why I chose the Tone It Up box. Continue reading

Review | Bulu Box (& Get 2 Free Boxes!)


We all know I’m a fan of subscription boxes, so I was excited to learn about Bulu Box and try one out! For anyone out there who has getting fit and healthy as a New Year’s resolution, this would be a great (and affordable) gift to yourself! I love the idea of using a subscription box service to help you stay motivated toward your long-term fitness goals! Continue reading


Review | Bright Cellars Wine Subscription Box [Nov ’14]


This is my second month getting Bright Cellars and I’m very happy with it! Your subscription is supposed to process each month on the day that you originally signed up, but my wine concierge Maria was super helpful this month and processed it early so that I’d have it in time for Thanksgiving! How sweet is that?!

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Review | November ’14 Ipsy


I’m pretty excited about this month’s Ipsy glam bag! The theme for November is “Girl Meets Glitter” and when I saw the bag, I was a little worried because, as we all know, glitter has a tendency to get EVERYWHERE. So I was super relieved that the bag isn’t coated in loose glitter and it’s actually really cute. Phew! Check out what I got…  Continue reading


Any Obsessive Teeth-Whiteners Out There?

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When I was maybe a freshman in high school, my friend Mitchell and I went through this long period of time – maybe a year or more (?) – where we were obsessed with whitening our teeth. We tried everything: the strips, the trays, the trays that you heat and mold into the shape of your teeth, the toothpastes, the mouth rinses, and even a few home remedies. The result? SUPER white teeth and the intense desire to die every time I ate ice cream.  Continue reading


Review | November ’14 Send Me Gluten Free Box


A few months ago, I decided to do a little test and cut gluten out of my diet for a couple of weeks. After 3 whole weeks without it, I felt that it didn’t make a big enough difference for me to make a permanent transition (for now, at least). However, in that time, I entered a few gluten-free contests and ended up winning this Send Me Gluten Free box! We all know how much I love subscription boxes, so I was very excited to give it a try! Continue reading


Review | October ’14 Birchbox

IMG_0092Awwwwww, yeah! You know what time it is. Come on in and take a look at what I got this month… Continue reading


Who knew – dry shampoo?

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I’m going to let you in on a secret. I have disgustingly greasy hair. In order to get my lush locks looking fresh, I’ve always just washed them every day. I had completely ignored the dry shampoo option thinking that it wasn’t for me. Continue reading


Review | The Everygirl Birchbox


For the last few months, Birchbox has been allowing their subscribers to select an item for their box from a few set choices. This month, subscribers could choose between Noir Long-Wear Eyeliner, ModelCo Bronze in Shimmer, Laura Geller Cool Lids Cream Eyeshadow in Silver Sands, or theBalm Stainiac in Beauty Queen. Alternatively, you could choose August’s featured box, “The Everygirl Box.” Here’s a peek inside…
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