bodhi & birch Rosa Rosa Hydrating Toner

bodhi & birch Rosa Rosa Hydrating Toner review

bodhi & birch (formerly bodhi) is one of my favorite skincare brands. They do amazing body products with essential oils (like Galangal Spice. It has been renamed as Siam Ginger) and great face oils (like this one and this one). They recently launched their new Rosa Rosa skincare line with a cleanser, a toner, and a lotion. I got to give the *Rosa Rosa Hydrating Toner a go, and I’ve been pleased! [Read more...]



So Pretty It Deserves a Post of Its Own: Chanel Camélia de Plumes Highlighting Powder

Chanel Plumes Précieuses de Chanel holiday 2014 look

This is probably “the” post a lot of you have been waiting for since I posted a sneak peek last week. Spoiler alert: in my humble opinion, if you want ONE item from Chanel Plumes Précieuses de Chanel, make it *Chanel Camélia de Plumes Highlighting Powder (although it will depend on your skin tone, but more on that later)!

[Read more...]



Givenchy Plays with Different Shades of Black for Holiday 2014!

Givenchy Folie de Noirs look

While a classic holiday collection could be great when it is done right, something alternative is always welcome. Let your inner rebel shine with Givenchy Folie de Noirs! I shared my first impression of *Givenchy Noirs en Folie Le Prismissime, *Givenchy Noir Sequin Ombre Couture, and *Givenchy Noir Satin Le Vernis a little while back. It is time for you to find out how these pieces actually perform! [Read more...]



I Might Never Be a Gloss Girl, but I Can Certainly Be a Chanel Rouge Allure Gloss Girl!

Chanel Rouge Allure Gloss click mechanism

I am a lipstick girl through and through. It takes A LOT for a gloss formula to win me over, but Chanel Rouge Allure Gloss has done just that! I showed you some swatches and first impression a while ago. Now that I have had the opportunity to really get to know these, it’s time for me to share the deets about *Affriolant, *Suprême, and *Séduction! [Read more...]



#PerfumeMonday: Juliette Has a Gun Oil Fiction & Moon Dance

Juliette Has a Gun Oil Fiction & Moon Dance review

The French niche perfume house Juliette Has a Gun was founded by Romano Ricci in 2006, the great grandchild of Nina Ricci. I guess you could say the art of perfume-making in his blood. He took the name of Shakespeare’s heroine (with a French twist), and gave her a weapon: a weapon of seduction. With 10 creations in the original line-up, there is now a luxury collection with two exquisite scents: *Oil Fiction and *Moon Dance.

[Read more...]