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Friday, November 25, 2011

Sigma Beauty Free Worldwide Shipping!!!



I included this in my Black Friday post yesterday but this needs a separate post because it's just too good a deal!

Sigma Beauty is offering FREE WORLDWIDE Shipping!

I'm happy for all of the International folks, because we all know how expensive shipping can be for all of you outside the U.S..

Of course this is great for us here in the U.S. as well!

Also check out their Special Deals, there are some great savings in there!

I'll be taking advantage of the Free Shipping deal because I hate paying shipping! Lol :D

What will you be getting from Sigma today??

UPDATE
Being that we have all been having trouble getting on the Sigma website and the website crashed Sigma has extended the Free Shipping till Midnight!

If your having trouble placing an order, just keep trying. I still haven't been able to place my order, but I haven't given up! :)

Use Code ~ BF2011 to take advantage of Free Shipping, Ends today at midnight Central Time.

http://www.sigmabeauty.com/?Click=144

Happy Black Friday Shopping! :)

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Black Friday Beauty Deals! Sigma, Sephora, Ulta, & More!

Baby is napping so I thought I would take this time to compile a list of some great Black Friday Beauty deals, some of which you can take advantage of already!

Sigma has an awesome special tomorrow for Black Friday, they are offering Free WORLDWIDE Shipping!!! I know shipping Internationally can be a lot, so those of you who live outside of the U.S. take advantage of this offer! Use Code BF2011 http://www.sigmabeauty.com/?Click=144



Sephora is offering 10 different deals for $10 each, Starts 11/25 at Midnight, Online & in stores http://sephora.com/


Ulta will be having some great deals, one deal I love is this Benefit box of powders set which includes Thrrob and Georgia for $19! Here's a link to the Ulta Black Friday Ad, http://www.ulta.com/blackfriday/ . You can also get Free Shipping online over $25 with code ~ HOLIDAYSHP25


Model In a Bottle is offering 30% off with code, Thanks30 . Offer good until Tuesday! http://modelinabottle.com/


Zpalette is offering 20% off Zpalettes & Pro Zpalettes, plus if you Like their FB page you can get a code for an additional 10% off! Email me if you need the code ;)  http://www.zpalette.com/


Cherry Culture is offering 20% off everything online which is going on now! http://cherryculture.com/index.php


Smashbox is running a Friends & Family sale going on Now! http://www.smashbox.com/


Laura Geller is also holding a 20% Off Sale, going on Now! http://www.laurageller.com/


Too Faced is running some great deals on gift sets. This one is my favorite! You get everything shown here for $99, all of this retails for $165, so that's a great savings! There are other sets on sale right now as well, so check out http://www.toofaced.com/c-119-sets.aspx  , also get Free Shipping with code BLACK11


Urban Decay is giving $20 off their Book of Shadows IV, to the first 1000 orders! http://www.urbandecay.com/book-of-shadows-eyeshadow-iv/310,default,pd.html?start=2&cgid=1 Be quick for this one!  I hope their site doesn't crash tonight! Ha :)


OCC Makeup is offering pre-made sets that you can pre-order now, for $49.50, retails for $83.
http://www.occmakeup.com/boxsets.html


Bath & Body Works is offering their yearly VIP Bag for $20 with any $40 purchase. Online now and in stores Friday.


If I find more beauty deals I will update this post and add them. :)

If you are taking part in the Black Friday madness tonight or early tomorrow morning be safe! I hope you all have a Happy Thanksgiving and eat lots of yummy food! :)

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Baby Is Here! ~ Update!!

It has been quite awhile since I blogged. I feel like I've been saying this in all of my last blog posts as they have been so sporadic, but as you might know I was pregnant and towards the end I was extremely exhausted all the time so blogging was not really something I was thinking about.

Well two weeks ago, as of today, I gave birth to my second baby boy!

Labor was intense! More intense than my first. I was in labor for about 12 hours, which was long, but in the end I had my beautiful baby.


Nicholas was born on 11-5-11. He was 7 lbs 14 oz and 19 & 1/2 inches long.

He is perfectly healthy which is all we could have asked for.

One of the best things was my husband got to be here for his birth. He was not able to be here for the birth of our first son because he was deployed to Iraq, so him being here this time around was wonderful!


In daddy's arms, 2 days ago

I am breastfeeding so he is attached to me almost all the time, so I will make time for blogging when I can. I would like to blog as often and as regularly as I can but of course my baby comes first before everything else, but we are getting more settled into things, so we'll see how it works out. So please be patient and please don't leave my blog, I'm still here, just busier. :)

We couldn't be happier with our new addition to our family!

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Thursday, November 3, 2011

Stila In The Light Palette Review & Swatches

My JCPenny recently opened up a Sephora inside of it, even though we have a large Sephora already I was still excited to go check it out. I have heard that the Sephora stores inside JCPenny were usually pretty small but I was surprised at how large it is and how much they carry.

I was really pleased to see Stila because they pulled Stila out of the full Sephora, apparently it wasn't selling well, so I'm hoping it stays in JCPenny.



So of course I had to pick something up. This new palette instantly caught my eye. I swatched these in store and they felt amazing. Great color payoff and they went on butter smooth!


Colors from L to R top row ~ Bare, Kitten, Bliss, Sunset, & Sandstone.
Bottom Row ~ Champagne, Gilded Gold, Luster, Night Sky, & Ebony.

I swatched these with no primer and this is how great the color payoff is.

This is a great set of everyday colors but you can also create a really pretty smokey eye as well. I also love that you get a great set of matte shades as well, for your highlight and crease.

I have been using this everyday since I bought it. It definitely rivals the Urban Decay naked palette in my opinion. I honestly don't use my naked palette very often anymore, I feel like the matte shades in the, In The Light palette gives me an overall better eye look. I don't like when palettes don't include a good set of matte shades, because I don't need my highlight, crease, and lid color to all be shimmery, that's just too much. Stila's In The Light Palette gives me the matte shades that I want.


You also get a great Smudge Stick waterproof liner in Damsel. I have a couple of these already and I love them! They are super pigmented and glide on so smoothly. They are long lasting, which is always a plus!

Here is a swatch of Damsel.

This is going to be a great palette for the Holiday season coming up. You can create some great neutral eyes to pair with bold red lips! Ahh I love it!

Overall this is an amazing palette! Do not pass this one up! I highly recommend it. This will also make a great Christmas present or stocking stuffer!

You can find this on Sephora.com for $39

What do you think of Stila's In The Light Palette??

Thanks for reading and commenting!
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Quickly wanted to mention that it's been forever since I blogged, but I'll be posting an update on all that and a baby update as well coming up soon!