Archive for the ‘Splurge vs. Steal’ Category

Spurge vs. Steal: Living Proof Root Lifting Spray & Samy Fat Hair “0″ Calories Root Lifter Spray

My locks always need a little help in the volume department, which is why I fell pretty hard for Living Proof’s Full Line. The line dominated our “best of” list for hair care in 2010 for good reason — it really does amp up your strands. In particular, Living Proof’s Root Lifting Spray boosts hair […]

Splurge vs. Save: NARS Orgasm Blush vs ELF Studio Contouring Blush and Bronzing Powder

I know there are some out there that are so over the whole NARS Orgasm trend, however, I am not one of them! As a fair skinned woman (and sometimes girl), I seriously can’t get enough of that perfect pinky gold. It is just a wonderfully flattering shade on me, it is my go-to blush. […]

Splurge vs. Save: Sara Happ & Lush Sweet Lips Lip Scrubs

I am a big fan of lip scrubs, keeping my lips smooth and flake free for whatever lipstick shade seems to brings out the worst in my lips, is an obsession of mine. I have a quite a few of these but I usually reach for the ones that have a stronger grit to them, […]

Just Another Mani Monday: Zoya Caitlin

How’s everyone doing this Monday? Chicago got a burst of summer weather yesterday, too short-lived for my liking, so I’m having a hard time adjusting to the weekday grind. But a beautiful day truly is good for the soul. This week’s manicure, Zoya Caitlin, feels appropriate given the ups and downs in the mercury. The polish, […]

Splurge vs. Save: Bobbi Brown Buffing Grains and Mark Berry Grand

Besides having a thing for lip stains and highlighters, I also love exfoliators. When Bobbi Brown Buffing Grains for the Face came out, I thought it was genius. What a unique concept to add exfoliation to a cleanser you already love, plus the ability to control how much or how little exfoliation you get from […]

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