My Latest Reviews

My new #SelfieRing from Glam Screen.

Relax While Taking A Selfie

Like other bloggers, I belong to many social networks including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram all of which encourage users to share photos in their updates including "selfies" ("a self-portrait taken with a hand-held digital camera or camera phone" ~ Wiki). I don't take many selfies but when I do it usually involves some unnatural arm and hand placement to get the right distance, angle, lighting, and background. Usually there is some fumbling involved and if it weren't for the wrist band … [Read More...]

Real-Techniques-Miracle-Spo

Real Techniques Miracle Sponge

I couldn't find the Miracle Sponge by Sam and Nic Chapman (if you don't follow these two on Youtube subscribe now because they are awesome) locally. I couldn't even find it in Ulta in Watertown when I went cross border shopping (you can buy it online there but they don't ship here hence why I went cross border). At the time I had to order it online from Amazon which is not bad per se because I love Amazon but it cost a bit more. But it was worth it. First, why the Miracle Sponge? Well, I … [Read More...]

The Curvy Shopper

Natalie Mulford is a plus size blogger from Australia.

The Curvy Shopper — Natalie Mulford

Natalie Mulford -- Extra Large as Life In addition to being a blogger, Natalie is a graphic and web designer from Sydney, Australia (soon to be Melbourne). I have been following her life and her size … [Read More...]

What’s on Top

My fave plus size cardigans from UK shop ASOS.

ASOS Cardigans

It is almost fall! Well maybe in a few weeks, but 9°C tonight has me hopeful and looking at sweaters and cardigans online regardless of what the daytime temp will be tomorrow. I am liking the move toward mid-length and maxi cardigans but … [Read More...]

Plus Size Lingerie

Plus size shortlettes to protect the thighs from chub rub.

Plus Size Shortlettes Underwear

Another alternative to thigh rub is Under Summers. They offer pretty bicycle style short underwear in pretty fabrics with or without lace accents -- they call them shortlettes (they are not shapewear!) They are pretty reasonably priced too, under $35. There … [Read More...]

The plus size sexy chemise styles from Hips & Curves.

The Sexy Chemise

Sexy does not have to be over the top. It can be elegantly simple. While Hips & Curves has items with the main focus of exposing your derriere they also have items for those of us who are more reserved. Case in point, the sexy chemise which come in a … [Read More...]

Plus Size Dresses

Plus size clothing review of products from Just for 5 Pounds.

Just for 5 Pounds

Just for 5 Pounds is based in the UK but they ship internationally. Their website has a bevy of items from womens wear, footwear, to accessories. All of which are only £5. That's right, only £5. I was … [Read More...]

Bottoms Up!

My favorite colorful legging solids from Junonia.

Colorful Leggings

Want to add some bright colors to layer under a long denim shirt or skater dress? Or perhaps to brighten your yoga routine? JunoActive (formerly Junonia) has a nice selection of colors in their … [Read More...]

Plus Size Etsy

Featured squid jewelry from Noadi shop on Etsy.

Make a Squid Statement

Squid and cuttlefish are the new statement jewelry. Yes, I'm serious. Look how darn cute these handmade polymer pieces by Sheryl Westleigh of Noadi … [Read More...]

Nail Fun

I tried out L'Oreal's Butterfly Kisses. It is a lovely summer color.

Summery Butterfly Kisses

When I think of summery nails the first thing to pop into my mind is pale hues of blue, yellow, green, and of course pink. I came across this great … [Read More...]

Toe Tapping Fashion

A casual dressy gold sandal for summer.

Gold Sandals

I'm going through a gold sandal phase; meaning I really like them. Including these Dafny "spice gold" sandals by Naturalizer. The heel has a nice … [Read More...]

Let’s Take a Dip!

Bathing Suit Terminology

Finding the right bathing suit is vital to the wearer's well-being. An ill-fitting suit can easily cause discomfort and self-conscious feelings. When you go shopping, knowing what you're looking for and what the sales clerk is talking about would help a great deal; so here is some swimsuit terminology to get you started. Traditional One Piece - The good ole standby we are all familiar with. The … [Read More...]

Flip Through Some Pages

Book Review of body image book by Kaz Cooke called Real Gorgeous.

Real Gorgeous Book Review

Who is Kaz Cooke and why haven't I heard of her? Cooke is another creative artist from down under. The Australian writer, cartoonist, filmmaker and columnist has a slew of works to her name. She is … [Read More...]