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Sunday, February 28, 2010

February Favorites (pic heavy)

Photo Credit: Sally Beauty

Babyliss Pro Thermal Ionic Rollabout Dryer

I use this for conditioning hair treatments, roller sets and wraps. I love the fact that mine & my daugthers' hair can dry quickly without neck searing heat.

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Mega Care Tea Tree Oil (Manufactured in Patterson NJ, by Sunflower Cosmetics)

Natural antibacterial oil with extra protection for your hair and body.

- Use for skin irritation and oily skin.
- Prevents itchy, dry scalp.
- Anti- dandruff and antifungal.
- Use as a massage oil or while in sauna.

Tea Tree Oil, Canola Oil, Sunflower Oil, Castr oil, Olive Oil, Cottonseed Oil, Grape Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Jojoba Oil, Fragrance

- My scalp tends to be super dry. This treatment helps me to exfoliate dead skin cells from my scalp. I use it as a pre-poo treatment before washing my hair.
My scalp absorbs it. My hair LOVES it!
- I also use this on my tween daughters' scalp after a shampoo.
It keeps them from suffering from itchy scalp and flakes.
- It has a pleasant scent that reminds me of my childhood.
- This is very affordable. I pick it up for $1.00 from a Mom & Pop dollar store in my area. I have seen it at local beauty supply stores for $1.99.

Photo Credit: Bath and Body Works
C.O. Bigelow® Mentha Cinnamint Lip Shine

"Our Cinnamon and Mint-infused lip balm provides a glossy high shine with a refreshing cooling sensation. Lips stay moist and protected while Cinnamon and Peppermint give breath long-lasting freshness.

Gives breath long-lasting freshness
Contains active levels of therapeutic apothecary ingredients
Contains no artificial colorants and not tested on animals
Developed by Bigelow Chemists
Best of Beauty
This CEW finalist for ™Lip Treatment Under $14™ (2007) is a shining example of how hardworking a lip gloss can be."

This is an oldie but a goodie! If you ever have scaly chapped lips, just using a little of this will help them to peel within minutes. The cinnamon oil has a plumping effect. Overall, this is my favorite conditioning lip treatment. I believe these are on sale right now at Bath & Body Works (Buy 2 Get 1 Free)

MAC Ripe Peach Blush Ombre

A powder blush featuring a shade wave of gentle ombre hues. Ultra-fine formula provides the cheeks with flawless, medium-buildable coverage and lightly pearled, natural-looking radiance. Limited edition.

Initially when I got this blush, I was surprized by the size. It is 9grams vs. a normal sized MAC blush at 6grams. I didn't think the lighter portion did anything for my complexion (MAC NC45). I had to play with it a few days before I decided that I loved it. I was not prepared for all of the "male attention" I received when I went outof doors wearing this blush. (I'm pretty sure that's a CON for me.)
I stacked paired it with L'Oreal Hip ENAMOURED cream blush as a base.
I used NARS Taj Mahal on the apples of my cheeks. The overall effect was that the blush imparted a youthful glow. LOVE THIS product!

New Born Free FREYA

- Synthetic Full Cap Wig
Special thanks to April (muffinismylovers) from YouTube for putting the spotlight on this wig. I call her my Niecy Nash wig. She doesn't tangle like some of my other synthetic pieces. She is not as heavy or dense. Manufacture/Wigsite Photo shows her worn with part in center. Like April, I prefer my part on the side. It means the eartabs are off kilter, but oh well. She only has adjustable straps, so I use bobby pins to make sure she's secure.

Favorite Blogger

Photo Credit: CosmeticQT

One of the lesser known gems on Blogger is
CosmeticQT Life Of a Makeup Addict
She does some beautiful soft and pretty eyeshadow looks. Please check her out.
You will not be sorry.

Favorite YouTuber

Uber Talented! Awesome Teacher!


  1. That dryer looks super cool. My hooded dryer finally conked out and I'm looking for a new one. Preferably a roll around. Nice picks.

  2. @ Mz. More, Still testing the dryer. Loving it so far. If you use the super large rollers for Dominican Style RollOut, not sure if you could fit under there. The direx say the back should be @ the nape of your neck. The hood is not super deep. Best thing of all, is Sally delivers for FREE! GIGANTIC box. Think living-room recliner footprint. Kokofemme from YT featured the dryer a few mos back. That was what made me look into getting it. Thanks for commenting.

  3. Awhh thank you for the love. It is really appreciated. I feel so special lol.


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