Author: Rachael Smarcz

Office Beauty Essentials

Office Beauty Essentials

I have to confess something, I have a fear of being away from home and being unprepared. I like to keep little kits of essentials with me everywhere. Today I’m going to be talking about some of my favorites to keep at my desk. Take […]

Ray’s Favs – Budget Brush Brands & How I Clean My Brushes

Ray’s Favs – Budget Brush Brands & How I Clean My Brushes

After quite a break I think I can officially say…I’m back! I want to become a lot more dedicated to the blog and get back on my posting twice a week schedule. Today is the first post in a new series, I’m calling “Ray’s Favs”, […]

Affordable Spring Nail Polish

Affordable Spring Nail Polish

Now that the snow is melting and the temperatures are above freezing, I’m ready to bring some color and brightness back into my life! One of the best ways to do that is with some bright nails. I like to change my polish often so […]

Bare Minerals Up Close & Beautiful Kit Review

Bare Minerals Up Close & Beautiful Kit Review

I have been curious about bareMinerals for quite some time now. I did a recent small Sephora haul and decided to pick up the 30 day bareMinerals starter kit. The kit includes the original loose powder foundation, mineral veil, concealer, Prime Time primer, mini face […]

Lavanila The Healthy Deodorant Review

Lavanila The Healthy Deodorant Review

Hey there readers! Long time, no blog! I have to apologize for the utter lack of content these past few weeks, I’m in the midst of a move. Every time I think “oh, I should blog” I get distracted by something else that needs to […]

Target Clearance Haul

Target Clearance Haul

Hey there readers! Today I got to do one of my favorite things ever, shop at Target! I know, I know, I must live a very sad life if that is one of my favorite things but I find it really therapeutic. Along with being […]

Love & Beauty Shades of Love Eye Palette Review

Love & Beauty Shades of Love Eye Palette Review

Hey there, readers! Today I have a review of a very budget friendly neutral eye palette. This is the ‘Shades of Love’ eye shadow palette from Love & Beauty, which is Forever 21’s beauty brand. I got this palette for Christmas but it is still […]

January IPSY Bag Review

January IPSY Bag Review

Every month I contemplate cancelling my IPSY subscription. What a way to start out a review, huh? I really do have too many samples but, I usually get at least one product each month that makes me glad that I keep getting the bag. This […]

The Body Shop Camomile Silky Cleansing Oil Review

The Body Shop Camomile Silky Cleansing Oil Review

Today I’ve got a product review for you! After reading the title, I bet I can guess what you are thinking. “Why would I ever want to put oil on my face, much less cleanse with it?!” Well, I can assure you, I felt the […]

DIY Tassel Garland

DIY Tassel Garland

I feel like I have been seeing tassel garland everywhere! It adds such a cute, whimsical touch that I knew I wanted to make some. After some searching, I found the perfect tutorial on HGTV and thought I would share my process with you. I made […]