Friday, August 18, 2017

As a free birthday gift, I received a travel size of Lancome's new mascara, Monsieur Big - it is supposed to have superior volume and all day wear.  I generally like Lancome's products and this one is alright.  The brush is big so you can get most of the lashes in one swipe.  There is not a lot of product inside but enough to give it a try for a couple of times and it is drier than many of their other products.  Have you tried it?

Face self - tanner is a product that I am willing to spend extra $$$ on if it has good-for-you ingredients - especially anti-aging.  St. Tropez Gradual Tan Plus Anti-Ageing Multi-Action Face Tanner was very moisturizing and did a nice job giving the face & neck a light tan.  There was a little bit of scent but dissipated.  I have not used it long enough to see anti-aging results but for the price of $20 -$30 for 1.6oz I will not re-purchase.
NKD SKN is a daily moisturizing tanner that is more reasonably priced and I had good results.  No scent and very gradual build up of color which was natural looking.  If your eye brows are lighter than you prefer, put a little tanner on them.

I went looking for this palette.........
and found these also!  Poor little neglected prettys - I guess I should confess I have not used any of these!  I don't know why - I like Tarte products!  Are you a "collector"?

Macy's had a shoe sale so I treated myself - afterall, it's my birthday 'month' !!!
*The shoes are black - the lighter exposure shows the detail better.
And since I liked these so well ........ I also ordered the same shoe in Fawn!
I love everything about these ~ the detail, heel height and comfortable!  I ordered these online (sight unseen) and got great shoes that I don't have to return ~ a rare event!
Sorry - I'm too 'migrainey' to get dressed and display the shoes on - I'm just happy they arrived - they were out of stock at the various local Macy's.
~ If I really love something, I typically buy it in all available colors - if I don't I will just be sorry a week from now!
These shoes are made with a suede-like material so I am going to treat them with fabric protector - do you do this with new shoes?

These individual packs of tuna & salmon are so handy to have in the pantry.  The cost is about $1 each and come in a variety of favors.  I like to put these in salads and have a complete meal for my lunch.  These will be great to have around when winter comes and snow keeps me stuck inside.

As another school year begins, please remember to help the teachers any way you can.  Most of  them spend their own money to provide the materials children need.  An extra pack of crayons or pencils goes a long way in the classroom - every little bit helps and is truly appreciated.

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New things will be listed everyday as the brick & mortar shop is closed.

 Pink isn't just a color ~ it's an attitude! 

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