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Elizabeth Arden Flawless Future — Mini Review

In one of my Topbox's (a mail order beauty box in Canada for $13) I received a 7 ml sample of Elizabeth Arden Flawless Future. It is a "moisture cream broad spectrum sunscreen SPF 30". With the Elizabeth Arden samples it is a hit and miss situation (for instance, I hated their caplet serum) with whether I will like a product or not. In general, I am not a big fan of SPF face creams because, well, they feel gross going on and afterwards and usually feel like I'm putting sunscreen on. When … [Read More...]

Micro or Cotton Tights

If you wear tights you probably have a personal favorite in regards to how sheer or opaque you like them. Personally, I tend to lean towards opaque more than sheer. In nursing school it was a requirement to wear sheer hose (or opaque white) and I guess I have had enough of that. Whether I am wearing a skirt or dress I tend to go opaque in the winter and pretty much bare in the summer. Laura from The Big Tights Company asked me to check out a pair of their thick cotton tights and their 180 … [Read More...]

The Curvy Shopper

The Curvy Shopper — Jaye Gipson-Trimble

Jaye Gipson-Trimble -- Curvatude Jaye is a plus size fashion blogger with style and "curvatude". As an entrepreneur, this size 18/20 curvy shopper has a unique view on life from Chicago, Illinois. … [Read More...]

Plus Size Lingerie

3 Questions to Ask Before Buying Bridal Lingerie

Most brides only think about their wedding day being the biggest day of their life. They forget that the wedding night is one of the most romantic. That is why it is key to have amazing bridal lingerie that makes you feel sexy, confident and ready for a life of romance and love. It is important to know how to pick the perfect piece. Think about these three things first, then buy your bridal … [Read More...]

Plus Size Dresses

Gabourey Sidibe Valentina Illusion Dress

I've been catching up on my American Horror Story: Freak Show (spoiler pending) and I've been excited to see Gabourey Sidibe, although in a very small role, as the daughter of a murdered maid who … [Read More...]

Bottoms Up!

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

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

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

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

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...]