March Aster Market Box: Spring Clean!


  • Retail value $55+
  • Box includes:
    • Birch Laser Cut Coasters by SimplistiCreations
      –Beautifully cut and hand stained. Modern and understated, already received compliments on them!
    • Coffee Cup Cozy by Stephanie Holaday
      –Adorable! This will make a much needed improvement to my favorite travel coffee cup. Great gift for a friend too!
    • Cascade Pass Soy Candle by Ash and Ember
      –A very pleasant “mens” scent. Burns well and small enough to travel with!
    • Volcanic Pumice Soap by Apoterra Skincare
      –Already using this! Great unisex soap, all-natural with a kick of exfoliation.

Get your own March Box at Aster Market!

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Fashion Friday: Target Steps Up with Anti Bullying Children’s Clothing Line


When you shop at Target this weekend (and we know you will), check out the new Target line by Compassion Brands called Generation Kind. The collection starts at $12.99 and tee’s are available in a wide range of girls sizes and sayings (XS-X3). Each shirt comes with a friendship bracelet to further promote love and acceptance, and each tag has a phone number teens can call if they need help or advice because of bullying. The shirts will be available on February 15th.

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Aster Market December Box… Warm and Cozy!



Aster Market has done it again! Check out all of the amazing products you will receive in the December box.

Aster Market loves to give back too! Twenty-five percent of the net proceeds are sent to a non-profit of your choice from their selected charities.

Lauren Ericka Designs:
This foldover clutch literally made my day! It is so beautifully made. It has a faux leather bottom and inside slip pocket, a gold zipper and winter high-end plaid details. This will definitely be a staple piece for holiday parties.

Rosemary + Steel:
Super cute crocheted boot cuffs in my favorite Fall/Winter color, burgundy! This color is so hot right now and will coordinate with all of your cozy sweaters! Again, very well made. I hope to get a lot of uses out of these. An accessory that is as stylish as it is practical. With every item sold, they donate a portion to their local community and schools.

CeeCee and Bee:
Natural Tub Tea. I cannot wait to use this! Tub tea contains ingredients like chamomile tea, mint tea and epsom salt. Created by co-owner Charlene who suffers from sensitive skin and wanted a spa treatment that her skin could appreciate.

All of these products would make great gifts for girlfriends, teens, teachers, party hostesses and more!

Use code FIRSTMONTH20 for 20% off your first box!

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Fashion Friday: November Ipsy Bag, Cosmic Glam!


ipsy (referral link) goes cosmic for November. There were a ton of great samples you could receive, check out our five below…

This is what our November bag contained…

INSPR Beauty Eye Shadow (Carnival)
This long-wearing, crease-resistant eye shadow is richly pigmented and can be applied sheer for a natural wash of color or layered for a more dramatic effect.

Smashbox Cosmetics Full Exposure Mascara
Inspired by the on-set technique of layering a lengthening fiber mascara over a volumizing formula, this new studio-tested mascara exposes your longest, fullest lashes. No clumps, no flakes. Just maximum-impact, scene-stealing lashes.

ModelCo HIGHLIGHTING TRIO (Champagne, Peach Bellini, and Bronze Shimmer)
This highlighting trio is a compact, multifunctional palette that gives skin a beautiful luminosity. From a subtle sheen to a bronzed glow this light-reflecting cream to powder formula glides on to enrich the complexion, creating a shimmering incandescence. The three shades diffuse light as they enhance and perfect, giving your skin a fresh, glowing look. This trio contains a luminizer for highlighting cheekbones, a satin-finish blush for cheeks and a glowing bronzer that helps contour and define.

Coolway Stronghold Spray
This innovative volumizing spray with humidity control, gives you all the volume you need and have it hold too. Now you can have flowing, beautiful hair all day long, without frizz!

Crown Brush Deluxe Pointed Crease Brush
This handcrafted professional pointed crease brush is perfectly tapered to give you optimum coverage and color in the crease.

This is a great gift for the tween/teen in your life or to share with your cosmetic loving BFF…

ipsy costs only $10 a month (free shipping US). Click Here (referral link) to join today!

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Fashion Friday: Lime Crime Venus the Grunge Palette


We recently received Lime Crime’s Venus the Grunge Palette to test out. We were super excited to check out the packaging and pigmentation.

The packing is stunning with gold foil accents and bold colors. It’s also small enough that you can easily travel with it or place it in a small cosmetic bag for storage.

lime-crime-venusThe girly neutrals make this palette a go to for everyday and special occasion looks. The pigmentation is very strong. It’s also build-able. I would recommend using aura or shell as highlights as they are very light and shimmery. Each color feels creamy on the skin and also blends very well for tons of different looks.

If you are looking for a great holiday gift for your own beauty guru, check out Lime Crime’s Venus Palette. The shades will compliment many skin tones and work flawlessly together. The palette retails for $38.00 (eligible for PRIME) on Amazon.

I received free or discounted product in exchange for providing an unbiased review.

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Fashion Friday: ipsy October Bag


We tried out ipsy (referral link) for the first time and October did not disappoint! We are loving the organic, hi-end samples and look at that pretty gold bag! This is a great gift for the tween/teen in your life or to share with your cosmetic loving BFF…

This is what our bag contained…

theBalm Cosmetics
Meet Matt(e) Hughes Long-Lasting Liquid Lipstick (shade: committed)
beautiful everyday shade, long lasting, non-drying

Balanced Guru
Scrub Me Body Scrub
perfect for the coffee lover

Emité Make Up
made well and great for throwing in a handbag or for travel

Nourish Organic
Pure Hydrating Argan Face Serum
oil absorbs quickly and isn’t sticky, great ingredients too!

Color Pill Nail Polish in Stormy
beautiful shade and pigment, a little hard to paint nails though as the bottle doesn’t stand on it’s own

ipsy costs only $10 a month (free shipping US). Click Here (referral link) to join today!

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