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I’ve been a sucker for just wearing an old tshirt and whatever yoga/exercise pants I can find in my drawer. Naturally, I’m sweaty and gross afterward, so receiving this in the mail from Influenster, for free, was a welcome change.

The shorts were SO comfortable, I actually wear them when I’m not working out. They fit so well, actually look cute, and don’t get in the way when I’m working out!

The bra was a nice change as well. I was worried with my small chest size it would just look silly on me, but thankfully it didn’t! Again, didn’t get in the way of when I worked out and didn’t smell or make me sweat too badly like, obviously a normal t shirt does. I’m happy to have tried both of these from Influenster and passed my coupons to a few friends and used one myself for one in a pink sports bra!

I went to Victoria Secret because I wanted to try on additional colors. I wold never normally buy the turquoise and yellow one that I was sent, but I ended up really liking it. I bought the salmon pink one you see here and it fit great from the start. They always seem too big for me, but when I try it on, voila!

I’m going to buy some more shorts and possibly some pants on the future, but for now I’m sticking to this bra. Love it!

*"This is a sponsored blog post. Influenster provided me with complimentary Victoria’s Secret products to test and review as part of a contest."

Not in love with this months ipsy bag, but you can’t win them all!!

Not in love with this months ipsy bag, but you can’t win them all!!

My June Glossybox has arrived! I really needed another Beauty Blender instead of two lotions like many other people got. However the Sumita eyeshadow pencil in Champagne is divine and the Strange Beautiful nail duo is so flipping cute. Planning on painting my nails the red and blue for the Fourth! 
Overall, a nice box and I won a $10 cwonder gift card.

My June Glossybox has arrived! I really needed another Beauty Blender instead of two lotions like many other people got. However the Sumita eyeshadow pencil in Champagne is divine and the Strange Beautiful nail duo is so flipping cute. Planning on painting my nails the red and blue for the Fourth!
Overall, a nice box and I won a $10 cwonder gift card.

Loving my #tlcvoxbox!! Thoughts below:
The neosporin is going to come in handy for those cuts my toddler gets when falling at the park! So handy and easy to carry.
I love the old school Ivory design. I will be using this when I travel.
The tissues comes in handy, leaving it in the glove compartment.
Who doesn’t love ice cream?? Can’t wait to pick up my free gelato when I go to the store!
The Shell card is very useful, and every little bit helps when it comes to gas.
I tried the Anew Reverbalist and didn’t notice any immediate results, but I will continue to use it over my makeup. It has a nice feel to it, and doesn’t damage your skin (so far).
Great box overall, especially for this mother!! 

Loving my #tlcvoxbox!! Thoughts below:

  • The neosporin is going to come in handy for those cuts my toddler gets when falling at the park! So handy and easy to carry.
  • I love the old school Ivory design. I will be using this when I travel.
  • The tissues comes in handy, leaving it in the glove compartment.
  • Who doesn’t love ice cream?? Can’t wait to pick up my free gelato when I go to the store!
  • The Shell card is very useful, and every little bit helps when it comes to gas.
  • I tried the Anew Reverbalist and didn’t notice any immediate results, but I will continue to use it over my makeup. It has a nice feel to it, and doesn’t damage your skin (so far).

Great box overall, especially for this mother!! 


CFDA In New York City (Jun. 2)

CFDA In New York City (Jun. 2)

So…how much do I love these affordable Pure Ice nail polishes?? I bought five of them!

Loving the glitter options as you can see above!

April & May GlossyBoxes!

Not having time to blog is the new blog. =/

I’m happy to report however, that I’ve finally had time to review my April & May Glossyboxes! I received them both in May, about three weeks apart, so it’s still kinda the same month if you think about it.

April was actually my first official box. I used a promo code and got a much needed Beauty Blender with my first box. Definitely a great perk to their subscription service!

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On to the products:

The Aqua Spa lotion is nice, and they also gave a $1 coupon to Walmart (which I hate to go to) for a future purchase. It will be used in my purse when my other deluxe samples run out.

The Caldrea body wash smells good however, it can hardly be used for two or three uses. Kinda feel like it’s a one off. It will just go in my travel bag and I will probably forget about it even then.

The LASplash eye primer has a slightly sticky feel to it, though not by much. You only need a tiny bit and it’s recommended for glittery eyeshadows. I have used it multiple times, and while it works fairly well for an eye primer, it wasn’t a considerable difference to my other primers (Smashbox & Urban Decay). I probably won’t be purchasing again.

The bellapierre lipgloss was the only cosmetic product in my box. It has a nice, creamy shine to it and blends well with my other lipsticks. I’m considering purchasing in other colors.

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The Ciate nail polish has some of the cutest packaging I have ever seen! I’m not normally an orange fan, but this one really sold me. It has a slight glittery feel to it, and is easy to apply without much streaking. I’m excited to see more from this brand.

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Overall, I give it a 7/10. I’m not a fan of hotel sized soaps, shampoos, etc. Quite frankly we all want more makeup in our lives! And the shipping and wait time was really bad. But the nail polish and lip gloss made up for it!

On to the next…

The May box, which I received on May 29th!

This is the Bergdorf Goodman box, curated by products only sold at Bergdorf’s. It also included a $25 gift card, at first glance, I said “what the hell am I going to be able to buy with this???”, however, I was able to get a full size Kiehl’s Daily Moisturizer for only $25 (normally $50), no taxes or shipping! So score on that!

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On to the products:

So, I’m a sucker for makeup, as we all are. So I wasn’t completely thrilled that there wasn’t a single cosmetic item. I received the Napolean Perdis primer, while it’s a nice size deluxe sample, I won’t be spending $45 to buy the full size. 

The Phillip B light weight deep conditioner creme rinse looks fab, especially since I can use it for my colored hair. I love deep conditioners and I will be rotating with my existing products.

Atelier Cologne smells soooo good in Rose Anonyme! Great to put in my purse for on the go.

The full size ReVive firming booster sells for $400!! I won’t be buying that anytime soon, and with the small sample, I can’t tell instant results. I used it with the Lancer eye contour lift cream, and no noticeable difference as of yet. 

The Lancome absolue extract is such a cute sample! It felt wonderful putting it on, however the full size is $200…so I will stick my Kiehl’s in the meantime. 

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I give this box another 7/10, but an A for effort. Here’s to hoping that June’s stars and stripes box has MAKEUP, and less serums, eye creams, etc. etc!!!

What did you think of Glossybox these past two months?? Let me know!! =)

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2014 Met Gala

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2014 Met Gala

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OFFICIAL: Warriors Reach Agreement in Principle for Steve Kerr to Become Team’s Head Coach

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The Golden State Warriors have reached an agreement in principle for Steve Kerr, a 15-year NBA veteran and five-time NBA Champion as a player, to become the team’s new head coach, the team announced this evening.

Once the agreement is finalized, a press conference will be scheduled.

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