Byredo Oud Immortel L’Huile Parfum

Byredo Oud Immortel L'Huile Parfum

Byredo, the Stockholm-based brand, is one of the first niche perfume houses that I got to know. Their Black Saffron Eau de Parfum remains one of my all-time favorites. In February, Byredo is launching 7 perfumed oils based on their 7 most popular scents, including Bal d’Afrique, Blanche, Bullion, Gypsy Water, La Tulipe, Oud Immortel, and Rose Noir. After carefully reading through the notes, I picked *Oud Immortel L’huile Parfum.

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Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Ripley Nail Lacquer

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Ripley Nail Lacquer swatch

I read about a lot of nice makeup on a daily basis, but not all of it speaks to me enough for me to keep thinking about it for months. When I started seeing Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Ripley Nail Lacquer in the blogosphere, I wanted it really badly! However, while some OCC products are available outside of North America, their nail polishes sadly are not. It wasn’t until last Christmas that a nice angel put this under the Christmas tree for me! [Read more…]



Mostly Sunny Answers… 12 Questions from the Beauty Spotlight Team!

Mostly Sunny BST Questions

Whee it’s my turn to answer the Beauty Spotlight Team‘s questions! I hope this post is entertaining without being TMI, but I can’t promise you anything! Read on and let me know what you think in the comments! [Read more…]



Roger & Gallet Hands & Nails Creams

Roger & Gallet hand creams

Roger & Gallet is technically speaking not new to me. I have seen a lot of their stuff around, but these new hand creams are the first products I’ve tried! There are three varieties in total, including *Rose Hands and Nails Cream, *Fleur d’Osmanthus Hands & Nails Cream, and  *Crème Sublime Bois d’Orange SPF 15 Hands & Nails Cream.

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Pucker Up with Omorovicza Perfecting Lip Balm

Omorovicza Perfecting Lip Balm packaging

My obsession with Omorovicza is far from over. I redeemed my “Pengo points” for Omorovicza Perfecting Lip Balm a while ago (you earn Pengo points with every purchase you make, which can be used to redeem for products).  It is such an unexpected and wonderful surprise! [Read more…]