Nyx Butter Gloss Review

We were very excited when we found out that we would be getting another great NYX product from Blue Scandal. This time we were sent lip gloss for an NYX Butter Gloss Review.

Nyx Butter Gloss Review

I am not a big lip gloss person so I was a little worried about trying out this Butter Gloss. I was pleasantly surprised to find that it wasn’t sticky and lasted a lot longer than any other gloss I had tried. It smells and tastes like sugary vanilla, which I of course love and this Enchanted Kiss Butter Gloss set comes in 3 tints.

Nyx Butter Gloss Review

I think this is one of my favorites of the bunch. It has a little more color than the others, but it is still not overwhelming.

Nyx Butter Gloss Review

This one is also one of my favorites. It has very little color so it almost looks like it isn’t there but it still looks great. I wear this one quite often just so that I don’t overpower my makeup.

Nyx Butter Gloss Review

This one surprised me. I thought it was going to be more on the orange side, but when it goes on it looks more pink. I use this one when I want just a little bit of color.

I was very impressed with these glosses. As I said earlier they are not sticky like most other brands and they don’t add too much color. They last a decent amount of time and leave my lips feeling moisturized even after they have faded away.

I have been loving Blue Scandal! They have great products and amazing prices. You are sure to find something you like on their website. Be sure to check out their website here.

**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.

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Yves Rocher Flower Party by Night Review

One of our new favorite beauty companies is Yves Rocher! They have so many wonderful products with great prices and they use the power of plants to create them! I was able to snag products for a Yves Rocher Flower Party by Night Review!

Yves Rocher Flower Party by Night Review

Flower Party by Night is a spin off of their original fragrance Flower Party. This fragrance is a mixture of Liquorice, Bitter Almond, Star Anise and Vanilla. The name totally fits for this perfume! It is definitely something that I would wear at night. To me it almost smells warm, which is great! Especially with the colder weather coming.

Yves Rocher Flower Party by Night Review

The perfume itself comes in a gorgeous bottle (one of the prettiest bottles I have ever owned)! I can spray myself with it in the morning and still smell it when I get home. I have been so used to using body sprays that the first time I used it I went a little overboard, but since then have learned to only spray a couple times and it is perfect! Not only is it a great perfume for night, but I love wearing this during the day too. It is not overpowering and I get compliments every time I wear it!

I was also able to score the matching Shower Gel and Body Lotion! The Shower Gel also smells amazing! I do wish it was a little more sudsy but it washes great and is quite relaxing! It also leaves my skin feeling soft. I have pretty dry skin so I need all the moisturizing I can get.

One thing that really surprised me is the Body Lotion. As I said, I have very dry skin so it is really hard to find a product that leaves my skin moisturized without leaving it oily. I have tried so many different products only to be let down or just not want to purchase it because of the price. I can honestly say that I have never used a lotion that has worked so well with my skin! Even my husband has commented on how softer my skin is!

I have yet to be disappointed with any of Yves Rocher’s products, which is amazing! Normally you can only find a couple products from each company that you like and most of those products fall in the same category like nails, face, or body. So far I have tried Makeup, Perfume, Shower Gel, Body Lotion and even facial products and they have all been amazing! I highly suggest that you check out some of their amazing products! You can find them on their website here.

**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.

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Packbasket Grocer Review

While I love the reusable shopping bags that you can get a the grocery store, I hate most of them are made with very cheap material and do not last as long as they should. I was sent a revolutionary reusable bag for a Packbasket Grocer review and I am very excited to share my thoughts with you!

Packbasket Grocer

About the Packbasket Grocer

ADK Packworks™ has created a semi-rigid, lightweight, internal frame that folds easy for storage and stays upright, independent of load. An adjustable strap allowing for a variety of carrying positions (two-handled, over-the-shoulder, and backpack style) is also included. As an accessory, a removable cooler can be purchased for greater shopping flexibility.

What I think

I love how many different uses this bag has. You can use it for shopping, for camping, a picnic, traveling and so much more! Not only is the bag itself very versatile, but they also have tons of accessories to fit your needs. I received the Grocer Cooler Liner and the Topper! I also love that it is equipped with a frame!

Packbasket Grocer

I loved the Topper. When I first heard about this bag I was worried that if it fell over everything inside would go everywhere! This topper comes in light gray which matches all of the Grocer colors and has a stretchy cord with a push tab holder on it so it wraps around your Grocer tight and won’t fall off!

Packbasket Grocer

I also received the Cooler Liner! I always hate going grocery shopping. We live in a small town and the nearest good grocery store is about 20 minutes away and the nearest great grocery store is about 45 minutes away. So when we need to buy refrigerated or frozen food I am always worried about how it will make it home. The Cooler Liner seemed like the perfect fix for this problem!

Packbasket Grocer

It fits perfectly inside the grocer which is great! It even zips closed to you know all your items are safe. I think that the cooler is my favorite part about this grocer! I am so glad that I got it!

Packbasket Grocer

I cannot wait to see what else I can use this Grocer for! I’m sure the longer I have it the more uses I will find! The only issue I had with this Grocer is that I wish it came in more colors! They have a pretty good selection of colors, but as you know I of course would prefer pink or purple! What would you use the Grocer for?

You can find the Packbasket Grocer and it’s wonderful accessories here.

**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.

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Manicure Monday with Revlon!

We’re back with more great nail designs this week and we are very excited that this week we get to create a Revlon Brilliant Strength manicure!

Revlon Brilliant Strength

I have fallen in love with this nail polish! I received Brilliant Strength Intrigue and Provoke to review for you guys. I am not sure if I prefer these colors over the other colors in the collection, but they are still very pretty and I was excited to test them out. What had me so excited about these products was that not only do they have built in strengthening, but they also have a built in base and top coat!

I was very surprised at how well this polish glided on and how vibrant the color was! I hate when I get a polish that needs at least three coats of color and a base and top coat. My nails end up feeling very bulky and take forever to dry! With two little toddlers it is very difficult to let my nails dry enough with so many coats and my manicure always gets ruined. I love that I only need two coats with this polish and that I don’t need to add all the extra polish just to keep it looking nice.

First up is Intrigue

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This polish almost had full coverage in one coat! I added the second coat just to be sure. I just love how smooth the color itself looks. It was definitely a nice change from other polish.

It took a while to decide what I wanted to do with these colors. I recently got new nail stamping plates (that I will review for you guys later) and I decided that this polish would be a perfect polish for my first stamped nail art run! It took a couple tries to get the image to transfer and you can tell when I started to get the hang of the darn thing, but this polish really helped make the process easy!

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Overall, I loved this polish. I wish I could have tried some other colors but these were still great and the orange will be great for some Halloween designs later on this month!

You can find Revlon’s Brilliant Strength Nail Enamel on their website here, or you can find them a Revlon retailer near you!

Would you like to know when we have a new Manicure posted? Be sure to sign up for our Manicure Monday Newsletter here!

**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.

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DressFirst Review

I always find it hard to find a great dress that doesn’t cost a fortune, or that doesn’t fall apart after you wear it once. I cannot tell you how many times I have had to throw away a dress I just got because of snags, tears or stains. I recently was shown a website called DressFirst and I cannot believe how many absolutely gorgeous dresses they have!

They offer top quality dresses for great prices and I would have a hard time choosing just one. So here are a couple of my favorites from their website:

This is the Empire V-neck Short Mini Chiffon Cocktail Dress.

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I fell in love when I saw the front, but when I saw the back I knew this would be an amazing dress for me!

DressFirst Review

I think that the back is absolutely gorgeous and I would love to have a dress like this in my collection!

The next one that I found is not as bright, but I still love the design! It gives you just enough color while still being cute. It’s the A-Line/Princess Sweetheart Knee-length Organza Cocktail Dress.

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Of course for both of these dresses you can choose from a large variety of colors and customize them to fit your personality and the event you are going to! They also work hard to get your dress to you as fast as possible and have great customer service.

They have everything from Wedding Dresses to Cocktail Dresses and even Prom Dresses. You are sure to find a dress for any occasion on their website and you will be able to make it a dress you will love to wear! I love that you can customize each dress. I cannot count the amount of times that I have been dress shopping and have seen the “perfect” dress, but it doesn’t come in a color I can wear.

So be sure to check them out the next time you need a dress! They will amaze you with all of their colors and styles and it will make you want to come back for more! You can find these and other gorgeous dresses on their website here.

**Disclaimer** Star Focal has been paid to write a review for the company mentioned above. However, my opinions are still honest as always and these dresses are indeed gorgeous! If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.

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Traveling Shirt Review and Giveaway

We are very excited to be able to share with you this great giveaway from Bargain Hound Daily Deals and Travelingshirt.com!

Wow its that time of the year again…Holiday season is upon us! Along with that you have parties to attend, gifts to buy and for a lot of us traveling to get to all the marketing meetings! For anyone on the go, you know already what a hassle it is to get a outfit together and coordinated! And for a lot of us wives who’s husband’s wear dress shirts and ties..its double the trouble! If your anything like my home you are the lady who does the packing, the unpacking, the sorting and the initial purchasing! Do you ever stand in the isles of shirts and ties and wish for a easy, simple fix? I know I do! What about you mom’s and grandmothers who want your special man to look his best for church, job interviews, weddings and the always present holiday parties! Lets not forget that the “Hipster” look in the in trend look. And I would never do anything to discourage getting our boys into a dress shirt and tie! You know if it isn’t fashionable its going to be a stuggle! What if I told you there was a company to cure the dress shirt blues? Shopping made simple, just choose your size and you are done…Well there is….It’s called travelingshirt.com. I am now a believer that great things come in packages of all shapes and sizes! And further more my DAUGHTER’s believe it too! Yes you read that correctly! Morgan LOVES this set! Its easy to see why too! GREAT hipster look for girls and young woman, as well as easy trendy wear for the guys! What I love about about this set…well I love everything! They are versitail…always a perk. But in addition they are well made, trendy, easy to maintain (Dress Shirts 60% cotton/40% polyester) and are priced AMAZINGLY! Only $80 for a boxed set with 4 shirts and 2 ties! They come in colors & patterns that can easily be interchanged for numerous looks! They look great with anything from jeans to dress pants (I also wear my husband dress shirts as comfy nightys!). Really they are perfect for anyone! They come well packaged and ready to give as a gift or to take on the road! Each case includes the following: 2 Men’s Solid Dress Shirts, 2 Men’s Pattern Dress Shirts & 2 Men’s Dress Ties! Point blank if it’s on this site you know we love the product, But this is also going to be in our 2013 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE, Cause yeah folks…it rocks that much! You can Purchase 2013 Traveling Shirt Case here and check them out on their social media sites here: #/…/124250841065052… and they are on pinterest also here: http://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=Travelingshirt. You will want to keep up with this company folks! They have a GREAT idea and I think that they will continie to grow! ~practical sophisticated affordable~ You can’t go wrong there!

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Axe Anarchy For Her II Review

I can still remember when Axe products first came out and how all the guys were obsessed with having it! The more products they came out with the more I wished they had products for women. Last year they came out with the first For Her product which I reviewed for you guys. I loved it, which is why I was excited when I found out I was getting the new products for an Axe Anarchy For Her II review.

I was sent sent Axe Anarchy For Her and Axe Anarchy For Her II revitalizing shower gel. Since it had been so long since they had come out with the Anarchy For Her Body Spray I thought that they would never come out with more for her products, so this was quite a pleasant surprise.

Axe Anarchy For Her II Review

About Axe Anarchy For Her

A wickedly fresh fragrance with the scent of blackcurrant, jasmine and a touch of rose. Finishing with decadent coconut and rich woods scents, the flirty fragrance will keep her feeling rejuvenated all day long.

My thoughts

I LOVE Axe Anarchy For Her! It is by far one of my favorite fragrances and I am so happy that they finally added to the collection! All of the scents are perfect together. I will admit that there have been occasions where I have used my husbands Axe products not just because they smell great, but because they work great! A lot of the girly products you find that are cheap also wear cheaply so it is nice to have a scent that lasts all day. Not only that but this scent is meant to pair with Axe Anarchy For Him. Luckily for me it is also one of my husbands favorite scents, so we can both smell great without our scents clashing.

About Axe Anarchy For Her II

An electric combination of apple and mandarin, paired with a hint of jasmine petals. The fragrance finishes with succulent vanilla and sandalwood to keep her feeling confident and amped for anything.

My Thoughts

While I love this scent, I REALLY love the original scent more. Maybe it’s just because I love pretty much anything with the scent of roses in it. However, this is the one my husband picked as his favorite so I use it pretty often just to make him happy.

It seems to be that a lot of the great smelling body washes I have tried are not as sudsy as I would like. Anarchy is great because it suds up to practically a foam which makes me feel like I am actually cleaning my skin. I just wish I had a lotion to match!

While I love the new Shower Gels I wish that they had made deodorant first. I think that I would be a lot happier and buy a lot more products if they just made deodorant. Hopefully they will make some soon!

You can find these and other great Axe products on their website here, or you can find a retailer near you here.

**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.

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SoundVape Remix Giveaway

We’re back with another awesome giveaway from Star Focal and SoundVape! The lovely people at SoundVape have graciously given us 5 Remix kits to for you to win!You can check out our review of SoundVape here, or check out the awesome prize below!

The Remix Kit is great! It comes with 2 batteries, 6 Cartomizers, a USB Charger and a wall adapter. You can choose between:


Remix Blackout

Or Steel

Remix Steel

You will also be able to choose which flavor you would like your kit to be.

About the Remix Kit:

The old smoking song remixed to the new tune of SOUNDVAPE. Vaping just sounds so much better. Our Remix starter kit includes (2) two batteries, (1) one USB charger, (1) one AC wall adapter, and (6) six cartomizers in your choice of fill your own blanks or Fresh-To-Order pre-filled. Each cartomizer equals about 1 pack of cigarettes per refill. You’ll never want to listen to that traditional smoking tune ever again.

Sound Vape has the following flavors to choose from:

Straight Up Light (Tobacco) 10ML
Straight Up Light (Tobacco)

Straight Up Menthol 10ML

Straight Up Menthol

RY42 (Caramel Tobacco) 10ML

RY42 (Camamel Tobacco)

Fresh Mint 10ML

Fresh Mint

Moondrop Elixir 10ML

And of course my favorite Moondrop Elixir!

You can find the Remix kit along with many other great eCigs on SoundVape’s website here.


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Puffs Fresh Faces Review

I love using face cleansing clothes. However, I hate how many chemicals are in them! When I heard that I was able to review Puffs Fresh Faces, I was very excited to be able to change my routine without worrying about what I was putting on my face.


If you have kids, or even if you just follow this blog you will have heard of Boogie Wipes. Puffs Fresh Faces is created by the makers of Boogie Wipes. So what does this mean? It means that you know that they are going to bring you a product that is safe, gentle and that really works! Puffs fresh faces are wipes formulated with Natural Saline, Aloe, and Vitamin E.

I was able to receive a sample of each of their scents, which include Frangrance Free, Fresh Scent, Light Lavender and they even have the Scent of Vicks! So far my favorite is the Light Lavender scent as I absolutely LOVE Lavender. The scents are not overwhelming and the wipes themselves have so many uses!

You can use them to clean your makeup, wipe your nose, or freshen up after a long day or a hard workout! I have been using the Light Lavender almost every night and it removes all of my makeup and leaves my skin soft! I have also noticed that the saline helps dry out my acne, which is an absolute miracle. One scent that I cannot wait to try is the Scent of Vicks! I cannot wait to see if it helps ease my pain this flu season. I have been using Vicks a lot the last couple years and never thought they would come out with a wipe.


Inside the box

I have only found one problem with these wipes. The 45 count box is kind of awkward. I think that the box will make the wipes dry out quicker than the regular plastic packages would. I didn’t notice on the first box that it had a flip top lid because the product sticker was stuck over it so I started to open the side before I realized what was going on. However, the box is super cute and as long as I use them regularly I’m sure it will be fine. I have not pulled out a dry wipe yet, so we shall see.


You can get a 45 count box of Puff’s for $4.99 which I think is a great price! You can find them on their website here or find a retailer near you here.

**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.

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Manicure Monday- SensatioNail

We’re back again with another great Manicure for Manicure Monday! This time we are not going to do another review, as we have already shared this product with you many times. SensatioNail is one of my go-to nail products that I just can’t get enough of. I have about 15 bottles of gel polish from SensatioNail and plan to buy more in the very near future ( I love their new lines). The manicure I am sharing is a little old but has not been shared with you guys yet!

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I had decided that for my Birthday I was going to do cupcake nails. They didn’t turn out quite the way I wanted to, but I thought they still looked great and were a fun way to celebrate! They were super easy to do and of course because they were SensatioNail they lasted forever! Which was great because not only was I able to celebrate my birthday with these nails but my daughters as well!

Have you ever done a Cupcake Nail Manicure?

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