Micro Essence! I have been using Estee Lauder’s Micro Essence Treatment Lotion with Bio Ferment. I use it in place of a toner in my daytime routine. It has what they call “Double barrier power”, using a “Postbiotic 12+ to work together with our 98.9% Bio-Active Lactobacillus Ferment” It is designed to optimize the skin’s barrier, lock in moisture, and minimize redness. I love adding this step for extra hydration and I believe it allows my serums to work better. It is made in Japan and paraben free. 

tell you what I’m into lately. I found an amazing makeup sponge that is super cheap. It’s the Real Techniques Miracle Airblend Mattifying Beauty Makeup Sponge. I use it for almost every step of my makeup. It gives a flawless foundation finish, and blends your bronzers, blushes, and highlighters beautifully. It has a flat edge, rounded sides, and precision tip to get all over your face. As with all these sponges they work better when you use them wet.

I’m puckering up with Too Faced Lip Injection Extreme Lip Plumper. I’m not one to use lip plumping products but I was sent this for free, so I thought I’d give it a whirl. OMG this stuff actually works. My lips were immediatly plumped and left with beautiful shine too.

I’m getting Big Hair with Tresemme’s One Step 5 in 1 Texture spray. It makes my beach waves look dramatic, and it revives next day hair. I usually use aerosol texture sprays, this seems to have a stronger grip.

Try out my May finds, and let me know yours….

is my new mascara. It’s called The Best Little Mascara Ever. I use the length + definition formula. I am very picky when it comes to Mascara’s. I’m often not won over by popular, trendy ones. This one is made with over 90% natural ingredients, include Candelilla Wax and Restorative Palm Oil. It’s smudge proof, sweat proof, smear proof, so no Panda Eyes. It is easily removed with water, and seems to come off like a tubing mascara (even though it is not). It has a short, curved want to really get onto each lash. It has a wet consistency, yet bonds to lashes fast. You can subscribe to get it delivered on subscription. So bat your lashes, and get the best little mascara ever!

I have a new beauty tool in my life that I am loving. It’s the Dermapore. This device is a pore extractor and serum infuser. It uses ultrasonic vibration to help lift dirt, oil, and blackheads and an angled tip to scoop debris away. I do not use the Infuse Mode but it enhances the absorption of your serums and moisturizers. I feel this tool allows me to space out my facials and create a spa cleaning at home.

sleep, and I got it, thanks to Current Body’s Dr. Harris Anti Wrinkle Sleep Mask. This Eye Mask is actually designed to be a beauty treatment. You only need to wear it for 15 minutes to reduce wrinkles. I found it helps me fall asleep, and stay asleep. It is clinically proven to reduce wrinkles and promote emotional relaxation by 67%. “Using 2R Technology™ (muscle relaxation and emotional relaxation), the Dr. Harris Anti-Wrinkle Sleep Mask targets dynamic wrinkles, using carefully placed silicone dots to stimulate mechanoreceptors – tiny little nerve endings in your face. Once this starts to happen, it then involves your autonomic nervous system (your rest and digest system), which helps to relax the body – in particular, muscle tone and emotional relaxation.” Basically it has little dots that apply pressure to stop you from making faces that cause lines. So get to sleep with Current Beauty, and wake up rested and hot as f*&k….

with your purchasing power. It’s easy with Gen See Beauty. This clean makeup company makes products that are sustainable and created ethically. I have been using their Spectator Sport Mascara and Clean Sheen Lip Gloss. I didn’t have high expectations for the Mascara because in the past “clean mascara” has let me down. I was wrong! My favorite thing about it is that it does not transfer. I have long lashes and all mascaras leave black on my brow bone. This one did not, even in extreme humidity. It lengthened, Curled, and Separated as well. There was zero clumping, it’s waterproof, yet easy to remove. My favorite thing about the Lip Gloss is the applicator. It perfectly covers your lips in this super hydrating, clear gloss. It’s major shine with zero color. Their website goes into detail on every ingredient in the cosmetics as well as the packaging. Don’t you wish everyone was as transparent…

your hair with Agadir’s Daily Moisturizing Shampoo. A lot of sulfate free shampoos do not lather well, and you need to use a lot of product. With Agadir Daily Moisturizing Shampoo the bubbles start right away, and I noticed I needed less than my usual amount of product to really get a good cleansing throughout my waist length hair. The smell is awesome. It left my hair to be soft, shiny, and frizz free. I don’t think you can have too much Argan Oil in your life, and there’s in 100% pure and certified.
It also uses Vitamin E, antioxidants and unsaturated essential fatty acids with Omega-6 & Omega-9. I also love their Spray Treatment and Mousse. It is not like the Mousse we used in the 80’s. It leaves your hair soft and controlled.

K18 is here to repair! I am so happy with the results of the K18 hair mask. This leave in Hair Mask repairs damage and gives a flawless finish to your hair. I have very, very, long hair and I normally use a ton of conditioner in the shower. I was nervous about this product since it says not to condition and just to add 1 or 2 small pumps to towel dried hair. You let it sit for 4 minutes to activate and then move on with whatever styling and product you’d like. Somehow that small amount was enough to deeply condition and smooth my hair. I added a little more styling product and my finished hair had zero frizz. Not less, but zero! It uses a patented peptide technology to repair, restore, and strengthen hair. It goes deep into the inner layers of the hair that traditional products can not get to. So do the inner work…by fixing your hair 😉

your nails, with Butter London’s Mellow the Yellow nail brightening treatment. I prefer to do 3 coats with a clear quick dry top coat on top. It gives a pretty pink glow while remaining natural. My favorite thing about the product is that it is not just for a look. It is designed to actually help your nails get brighter, healthier, and stronger. I have tried a few polishes before that give a similar pink glow, but none of them provide ingredients to actually improve your nails. This polish has the lemon fruit extract built in, so while you’re beautifying your nails you’re helping them. The line is “10 free”. Which means no there is no formaldehyde and parabens, as well as many other toxins. It is cruelty- free. So mellow out your nails and your self 😉

I’m rolling into this month with a bunch of new finds. First is the Honey Banana sheet mask from TWOTSP. This Korean sheet mask uses Manuka Honey and Bananas to reduce bacterial growth and fight signs of aging. It hydrates, brightens, and balances. 


At night I’m caring for my under eye skin with Estee Lauder’s Advanced Night Repair Eye Concentrate Matrix. It reduces the look of fine lines and leaves skin firmer and more nourished. I love that it’s lightweight yet effective.

I’m caring for my hair with Loreal’s new Everpure Sulfate Free Glossing pH balanced Shampoo and Conditioner. It leaves hair silky and shiny. The line is anti fade and UV filters to be gentle on color treated hair.

I love going over my dry hair with a few drops of Typology’s Repairing Hair Oil with Acai 5% + Hibiscus. It is a lightweight dry oil that controls and softens hair. This is the finishing touch your hair needs.

On to the body, I love Soap and Glory’s Magnificoco Drop In The Lotion Body Lotion. I love the smell and it absorbs quickly.

Lastly I’m using Sally Hansen’s Insta Dri X Peeps Collection in White. It dries so fast and only needs one coat.

Stay tuned for what I get into this April…