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The Best Labor Day Sales and Deals This Weekend

Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1894 when Grover Cleveland (some dispute giving him credit) declared we needed an annual celebration of workers and their achievements. This was during the … Continue reading

August 31, 2018 · 2 Comments

FabFitFun Starter Box August 2018

The following review is for the August 2018 starter box, which is a mini version of the full-size box. My sister received her starter box in September, and a reader received hers … Continue reading

August 30, 2018 · 2 Comments

Sephora Labor Day Sale August 30th Through September 5th, 2018 With Select Items Up to 60% Off

The Beauty Insider Appreciation Event opens tomorrow, August 30th for all Beauty Insider and VIB members. Read details on that event. Sephora usually has a Labor Day Sale where it … Continue reading

August 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Full-Face Brand Challenge: e.l.f. Cosmetics Review

When it comes to value brands at the drugstore, e.l.f. (eyes lips face; elf) is one of the first that comes to mind. Only a few rival its quality and … Continue reading

August 28, 2018 · 2 Comments

Subscriber Giveaway

This giveaway has concluded. My winner, Kathleen, has already received her prize. To see what my winner received and/or take part in the next giveaway, please see that article.  I have a brand … Continue reading

August 27, 2018 · 37 Comments

Birchbox Customer Appreciation Day September 13th, 2018

Birchbox was the first subscription box to make an impact on the multi-billion dollar a year beauty industry. Many, including Birchbox, consider it the Original Beauty Box. A lot of … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sephora Favorites Superstars Kit 2018 Grab or Pass?

Spoiler alert: I said I would grab it if it was discounted to $40. Days later that happened, so I grabbed it as I said I would. I reviewed this separately to keep this original article intact. … Continue reading

August 24, 2018 · 2 Comments

Sephora Play August 2018 Subscription Box 239 Review

Sephora Play! is a subscription box that offers five deluxe beauty samples and a bonus foil packet or perfume vial for $10 a month plus tax. Shipping is free. Only items sold … Continue reading

August 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Why Do Foaming Body Washes Always Feel So Luxurious?

I live a constant battle between pampering myself and finding the best deal. Finding a balance between the two is my number one goal as a consumer. When I find … Continue reading

August 22, 2018 · 2 Comments

Birchbox August 2018 Featured Subscription Box Review

Birchbox gives at least 5 deluxe beauty samples each month for $10. Some boxes have more than 5, but anything over 5 is usually a foil. Boxes get customized to your beauty profile, … Continue reading

August 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Free 13 Piece Gift With a $19.50 Ulta Beauty Collection Purchase – Beauty Bag Review

The Ulta 10x Points Event for Platinum and Diamond Appreciation wraps tonight. There are a lot of items included this year, including all Ulta Beauty Collection products. Anyone spending over … Continue reading

August 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Birchbox Bonus New Perks Every Month Just For Subscribers

Birchbox created a new program called the Birchbox Bonus. It gives subscribers a special deal once a month. Based on the wording and lack of detail in the email I … Continue reading

August 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ulta 21 Days of Beauty Fall 2018 Starts in September

The Gorgeous Hair Event is happening now. It is highly likely the next 20% off prestige coupon will come during the Gorgeous Hair Event. The 21 Days of Beauty Fall 2018 event runs September 2nd through … Continue reading

August 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ulta Beauty 10x Points Appreciation Day Event for Platinum and Diamond Members August 2018

This event is over for 2018 but keep an eye on the lineup for 2018 10x Points events as we are likely to see a smaller version in November 2018. … Continue reading

August 17, 2018 · 2 Comments

New Sephora Beauty Insider Benefits Started August 9th, 2018

Sephora decided to amp up the benefits to the Beauty Insider Program in the middle of the year. Phase one of the new changes took effect on the day of … Continue reading

August 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sephora Beauty Insider Appreciation Event 2018

There is a new event at Sephora and while it is too early to say if it will repeat each year, it is certainly welcomed for this year. Sephora announced … Continue reading

August 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

FabFitFun Summer 2018 Edit Sale Haul and Review

I cannot believe add-on selection for Fall 2018 opened to everyone today, because I received this order from the Edit Sale less than two weeks ago. Customization also opened yesterday. … Continue reading

August 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ulta Beauty Forever Fabulous Sale

Ulta has another event for us to shop while we wait for the 10x Points event that will take place this month. This event overlaps the current Points Promotion. For … Continue reading

August 8, 2018 · 4 Comments

The Time I Got Orange Hair Courtesy of PINCHme and Clairol nice ‘n easy

Maybe I should have titled this article, The Two Times I Got Orange Hair Courtesy of PINCHme and Clairol nice n’ easy. I am the type of person who will … Continue reading

August 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

FabFitFun Mystery Bundles Revealed and Reviewed

The FabFitFun Mystery Bundles have intrigued me. Even though I love poker, I am not much of a gambler. It is a shame I cannot bring myself to gamble, because … Continue reading

August 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Birchbox Limited Edition Box Travel-Ready Treasures Review

It was back in stock on 08-16-18 but gone again on 08-20-18. When I started writing this article yesterday, the Travel-Ready Treasures box was still in stock. The article was … Continue reading

August 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

UltaMate Rewards Diamond Life Welcome 2018 Qualification Gift

The Diamond Rewards level officially launched at Ulta on January, 16, 2018. As someone who made a large purchase on January 1st thanks to the incredible Platinum Perks that day, … Continue reading

August 4, 2018 · 2 Comments

FabFitFun Summer 2018 Editor’s Box Review

When the recent Edit Sale opened to seasonal subscribers, I noticed the Summer 2018 Editor’s Boxes were not included. They did not appear in the Shop either. Thankfully, I was able to … Continue reading

August 2, 2018 · 4 Comments

A Foil a Day in August 2018 – Challenge to Use and Review the Beauty Packets Deal Shopper Collect

I temporarily misplaced the foils (a lot of boxes come with the moving process), so I did not finish them in August or September. After I try the last item, … Continue reading

August 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Julep Beauty Box Subscription

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