IMPROMPTU POST: Best Steals for Ulta’s Summer Sale 2017

Hi everyone! I woke up to an email this morning that Ulta is hosting a gigantic summer sale, and I could not be more upset that I don’t have money to spend right now haha. To get over my sadness, I figured I’d write up a quick post to tell you what I think the best steals are! I hope you enjoy♥


$10 & UNDER

  • BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel Palette – $9.99 (reg. $14.50)
  • Bare Minerals Meet Gen Nude Mini Lipcolors & Glosses – $10 (reg. $15)
  • Dose of Colors Lip Glosses – $10 (reg. $15)
  • Julep Holographic & Birthstone Nail Polishes – $10 (reg. $14) LIMITED EDITION
  • *L’Oreal Exfoliate & Refine Clay Mask – $9.99 (reg. $12.99)
  • Garnier Micellar Waters – $6.74 (reg. $8.99)
  • *OGX Shampoos, Conditioners, Styling Products, & Treatments – (price varies)

VitaBath, Burt’s Bees, YesTo, 2B, Catrice, J.Cat Beauty, & More!

$20 & UNDER

  • Laura Geller Beach Matter Baked Hydrating Bronzer – $16.50 (reg. $33)
  • Urban Decay Revolution Lip Glosses – $11 (reg. $22)
  • *The Body Shop Body Butters – $14.99 (reg. $21)
  • *Hempz Herbal Body Moisturizers – $16.99 (reg. $23-28)
  • Macadamia Shampoo & Conditioner – $22 (reg. $50)

Ahava, Joico, Matrix, Sun Bum, Redken, Tarte, & More!

$30 & UNDER

  • *Tarte Make Believe In Yourself Palette – $30 (reg. 40) LIMITED EDITION

Also some picks from Stila, Japonesque, La Roche-Posay, Vichy, & More!

Check out all of these amazing products (and the hella good sale) at Ulta.Com

*An asterisk denotes that it’s an absolute personal recommendation from me 🙂


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Until next time,

♥Char.

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Updates #2 & #3: Project Pan 2017

If you remember, I wrote this post to let you guys know that my life has been pretty crazy as of late, but I’d give you a combo update on my year long Project Pan. Here it is! Thank you for sticking with me and I’m sorry for the long wait. This’ll be a little long, but I’ll cut it into sections like normal. Just skip around until you see what you’re looking for! Or help a girl out and read the whole post and leave your encouragements because I need them♥


I’ve decided to do my calculations a little differently since I was crap about keeping up with the dates which I purchased things. Below are the categories that are here to stay! Side Note: My Husband’s inventory was well needed, because he also has a lot of products just sitting that he often forgets that he has. Since he doesn’t have nearly as much as I do, I’ve just combined his starting inventory, products bought, and products used. All of the other three categories are all me and they’re on a rolling calculation starting 01/01/2017 instead of monthly. (Send help)

My Starting Inventory: $4,068.18

My Husband’s Inventory: $822.80

Products Bought ($): $1,189.03

Products Used ($): $194.74

Current Value (Combined): $5,892.11


For my little blurb about how I did: I know I said I wasn’t really going to start being hard on myself until after this update…but holy cow. I feel like a hoarder? Kinda? And I clearly have a shopping problem, which is really ironic considering that I don’t work. I really need to start moving through my vast collection, since I already know that I would never repurchase most of the things I already have. There’s not a point in holding onto the stuff for “eventually” because it’s been way too long already.


My Goals for May: I really want to start working on my collection to tailor it to my wants and needs instead of just a mass of bleh. That being said, there are some specific things I wanted to work on for next month. Hopefully setting some goals will help me keep focus and really power through some products.

I’d like to work through all of my samples (not deluxe sizes, just foil packets and little pots, etc.), use one moisturizer of any size, use one serum, use one acne treatment, and work on my hair products and masks. Now, I’m not going to be too upset if I don’t finish much – I really just want to get a jumpstart on as much as I can before I move next month.


Something New: In order to keep myself on track, I think that for the next month (until my next update), I’m going to post weekly on Instagram with photos of the products I’ve managed to get used up. I think this might be really fun considering the whole “working through samples” thing. Also, please let me know if you’d like to see my hauls posted on Instagram so you can see exactly what I’m spending my money on. I was considering it, but only if you guys would be interested in seeing what I’m adding to my collection.


Reviews:

OGX Awapuhi Ginger Shampoo: I’ve already touched on how I feel about this shampoo. It’s basically holy grail at this point. Shame I can’t find it anywhere in stores lately! If you want to see a more in depth review, please check out my last update post.

Bath & Body Works Hawaii Passionfruit Kiss Shower Gel: This has a nice floral scent. Nothing to complain or rave about. This shower gel just works for me, and I’ve been using Bath & Body Works for as long as I can remember and I don’t really intend on changing that any time soon. Nothing fun to say about this one!

Treehut Coconut Lime Body Lotion: I absolutely love this lotion. I only recently discovered this brand and I have yet to find a product that I don’t love using. This smells amazing (coconut lime, duh), and the scent isn’t overpowering. The lotion absorbs fairly quickly and doesn’t leave me sticky, but at the same time it does a wonderful job of moisturizing my skin for hours. Also, this doesn’t contain any parabens so it’s safe for use everywhere, which I really appreciate. If you haven’t tried this brand, I seriously think you should!

Dove Go Fresh Pomegranate & Lemon Verbena Deodorant: I love this deodorant and I’ve been using it for years, but I think it’s time to part ways. For years, I’ve had issues with blackheads and general irritation under my arms and I just got tired of it. That being said, I’ve switched to a natural aloe deodorant and I don’t think I’ll be going back to this unless there’s an extenuating circumstance. However, I would still recommend it as it smells wonderful and keeps me fresh and dry all day.

Dove Men +Care Clean Comfort Deodorant: This is another deodorant I tried in order to get my underarms under control. It didn’t work, obviously. This actually made my skin pretty red and sore and it also didn’t even smell good enough to make it worth it. Would not recommend at all, not even for your man friends.

Tom’s of Maine Long Lasting Deodorant in Maine Woodspice: Once again, another deodorant that didn’t work for me at all. It actually gave me the same reaction that the Dove Men +Care did, which is strange. However, this did smell amazing. I would repurchase this one if my skin wasn’t so incredibly finicky. That being said, I think it’s a good deodorant and I would still recommend it. It unfortunately just didn’t work for me the way that I would have liked.

Bath & Body Works Hand Sanitizers in Warm Apple Cider, Island Nectar, and Sweet Tangerine: Nothing fantastic to say about these, as they’re just better smelling, run of the mill hand sanitizers. I will say, though.. that the Sweet Tangerine scent is absolutely amazing. I’ll keep repurchasing these for the foreseeable future, just not until I get through my backstock.

Drybar Detox Dry Shampoo: I really liked this dry shampoo. It’s “blonde” tinted, but being that I’m blonde, I don’t have an issue with that. The scent is also pretty strong, but I didn’t find that it clashed with my perfumes or lotions. Also, when you’re on third day bed hair, a scented dry shampoo is where it’s at. I don’t know about you, but my hair just starts smelling like body after a day or so (yuck), but this dry shampoo fixes my hair right up pretty nicely. I would definitely recommend it if you’re not sensitive to scents and you’re looking for an awesome dry shampoo.

BioClarity Restore Gel: This is part of a three step system that I haven’t fully gotten through yet, otherwise a full review would already exist. Honestly, I’m really disappointed in this product. It’s supposed to be used as a finishing lotion, essentially. However, I found that this leaves a green tint on my face, interferes with my makeup, and it breaks me out! I was using this for months and could not figure out why I kept breaking out. This is why. That’s all I’ll say on this for now, but keep your eye out for the full review!

Ouai Haircare Treatment Masque: This is definitely an interesting product. I used this in my hair before a shower – I just brushed it through and waited about 15 minutes to wash it out and go on with my regular routine. While I wouldn’t buy the full sized product because of the packaging, I will say that this did wonders for my hair. It made it so soft and so much easier to deal with. I also noticed that while I was using this, my hair wasn’t as tangled as usual. I will say that the scent is very overpowering, though, but if you use it like I did, there shouldn’t be any issues. I would absolutely recommend this and I would totally purchase it if they would just change the darn packaging.

The Color Workshop Red Nail Polish: I can’t even begin to tell you how old this polish is, but it still worked just fine! Just your run of the mill red polish. Nothing phenomenal or interesting to say about it. For some reason, I think you can probably still find this brand at places like Walmart, but I could be wrong. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with buying this polish if you’re in the market for something cheap but decent. However, I wouldn’t repurchase because I prefer OPI and I also have a massive stash of polish already.

L’Oreal Voluminous Original Mascara in Black: This has been my holy grail mascara for as long as I’ve been wearing makeup. This lengthens and thickens my lashes without making them clumpy. It’s just perfection and I would recommend this to anyone and everyone if I had the platform to do so. You really can’t go wrong with this product, and I have nothing negative to say about it.

Neutrogena Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes: These have always been my holy grail makeup remover wipes, since they’re the only thing I’ve found that takes off waterproof makeup without hurting my skin in any way. However, I will say that I can not use these without cleansing my face. They’re incredibly oily, so I wouldn’t suggest leaving that mess on your skin. But nevertheless, I’ll probably always continue to repurchase these and I would recommend them with caution if you have finicky or sensitive skin.

LUSH Lord of Misrule Bath Bomb: I know that this bath bomb was from Christmas, but I legitimately hoard these until I can’t anymore. I love my LUSH bath products. I would absolutely repurchase this and recommend it if they continue to bring it back for the holiday season. It just smells like nature and it’s wonderful. I can’t even begin to describe how much I like this product.

LUSH Intergalactic Bath Bomb: This bath bomb is one I’m not too fond of. I’m not a fan of mint scents, but I have to say that this is absolutely beautiful when you use it. It’s also pretty decent to use when you’re sick to try to relax your body and open up your sinuses a little bit. That being said, I would recommend since I know a lot of people love this bomb, but I wouldn’t repurchase unless I was really stuffed up and couldn’t get relief. I don’t hate this bath bomb, it’s just not for me.

Epic Soap Co. Bacon Soap: I’ve already written a full review on this product that you can see here. I will say though, that everything I said stands true still and I personally wouldn’t repurchase unless it was in a different scent.

Treehut Passionfruit & Guava Sugar Scrub: My glowing review of the lotion above extends to this sugar scrub. It works really well while smelling amazing, not irritating my skin, and doing an excellent job of exfoliating my skin. This is actually the only thing I’ll use to exfoliate my face. Since I have combo skin, my dry patches are really  dry and my oily patches are just ugh and this scrub does a really good job of giving me an even surface to work with. I absolutely recommend this and will continue to repurchase.

TonyMoly Tea Tree Sheet Mask: This is the only brand of sheet masks I’ll use from K Beauty just for personal reasons. That being said, this was a good mask and I would definitely recommend and repurchase. It did a nice job of calming down my irritated skin without adding any extra issues. It wasn’t life changing, but I have nothing negative to say at the same time.

Seventh Heaven Tea Tree Peel Off Mask: This mask wasn’t anything too fantastic. Pretty much your run-of-the-mill drugstore peel off face mask. I will say, however, that this dried the living hell out of my face and it definitely got rid of any baby hairs that had cropped up. This was surprisingly painful to peel off haha. That being said, there was something oddly satisfying about this mask, so I would definitely repurchase.

Tarte Frxxxion Stick: I’m pretty sure that’s how you spell it, but you get the gist nonetheless. This is supposed to be a mild exfoliating cleanser, and it definitely does what its marketed to do. This product is very mild but still works at the same time, and does a good job at light exfoliation. However, I think the full price is something around $28 and there’s no way in the world that I’d pay that much for this. It goes so incredibly fast and is pretty difficult to use while in the shower (there are two caps). It’s good, but not good enough for the price tag, in my opinion.


That’s all for this update! I’m sorry it took so long to get this to you, and I’m also sorry that it’s so insanely long. However, from here on out I can tell you that they’ll probably all be this long. But, I’ll keep breaking it up into sections like usual so you only have to read what your’e interested in.

I hope you enjoyed! Please feel free to leave me comments, encouragement, criticism, or suggestions to help keep me motivated to get through my stash. I’d greatly appreciate it! Also, make sure to follow me on Instagram to see photos of my monthly Project Pan empties as well as my little weekly updates. Let me know if you’d like to see haul pictures like I mentioned above! If you’re still sticking around, please check out one of my favorite posts X

Until next time,

♥Char.

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Master Post: Etsy Reviews

If you’re like me, and you want certain content but don’t want to sift through an entire blog to find it, this is for you.

Since I did a ton of collaborations with Etsy shops last year, I decided to make a master list for everyone so it’s easier to find the specific things your’e interested in. Below is a master list of all of the Etsy reviews I wrote in 2016 grouped by shop. I hope you guys find this useful!


Epic Soap Co.

Hunky Hazelatte Chapstick

Bacon Soap

Ginger Pear Soap

Pink Grapefruit Solid Lotion Bar

Orange Patchouli Clove Soap

Lemongrass Deodorant

Natural.Pure.Honest

Pink Himalayan Salt Soap

Headache Soother Bath Bomb

Lemonade Chapstick

Georgia Peach Soap

Shower Scrubbie

Simple Soap and Gifts

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Soap

Face Soap

Junebug Soap Co.

Activated Charcoal Body Wash


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Update #1: Project Pan 2017

Alright, I have to admit that this ended up being a lot more complicated than I anticipated haha. Whoops! Alas, I think I’ve finally figured out a system to keep track of everything that works for me. Unfortunately for you, that means I’ll have to do an “Update 1.5” before the end of the month.

I realized that not only do I have a massive amount of crap laying around, but so does my husband. With our master under construction (again), it’s been taking me a bit to get everything inventoried, so that won’t be included in this update. Also… I found more stuff of mine, so the total you’ll see will be adjusted for those things. Or at least the ones that I’ve run across thus far. There could be more. I wouldn’t be surprised.


Grand Total of everything I’ve found of mine so far: $4,054.90

Grand Total of everything I’ve purchased this month: $78.06

Grand Total of everything I’ve used this month: $73.10

This brings everything to: $4,059.86


Now, that first number could change. Honestly, it will change since I’ll be adding more things I’m finding around the house, as well as whatever my husband’s total comes out to be. I realized that on top of what I have, since he also has a lot, that I’m going to have to help him use some things up. Plus, it’s a good way to keep us both accountable to get some of our back-stock dramatically reduced (hopefully).

With all that being said and before I get to the reviews, I’m not going to be so hard on myself about bringing in more than I used up in the last month. After next update is when I’ll start really cracking down, since that’ll give me ample time to make sure that everything is accounted for. But I’m not going to lie, I’m a little disappointed to see that I didn’t at least break even. Wish me luck for a better turnout next month!


You can take a peek at the products I used up this month on my Instagram. I’ll be posting empties pictures there every month ♥

Product Reviews:

OGX Repairing Awapuhi Ginger Shampoo (13 & 19.6 fl oz.): This is by far the best shampoo I’ve ever found for my hair. You’ll be seeing a lot of this. Probably forever. For those of you wanting to know why I love it so much, I color treated my hair constantly for about six years and this is the only shampoo that makes my hair feel like hair again, as opposed to hay or a dirty mop.

Victoria’s Secret Love Spell Perfume (8.4 fl oz.): This is my favorite winter perfume, and it has been since I was in my early teens. I’m actually really pleased that I was finally able to use this perfume up. It gave me a whole new perspective on how long these last! (Answer: Forever).

Bath & Body Works Sweet Cranberry Rose Shower Gel: I tend to like all B&BW products, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I liked this. Unfortunately, it was a seasonal scent (in the fall, I believe), so I’m going to have to say that I won’t actively seek this out unless they bring it back. It really smelled more like rose than anything else, but it was really nice and surprisingly relaxing.

Neutrogena Skin Polishing Acne Cleanser (5.1 fl oz.): This comes as part of a set for about $20, depending on where you can find it. Ever since I was a pre-teen, this has been the only cleanser that’s ever really helped clear up my acne. I do love this system, but I’ve noticed it hasn’t been working as well as I remember. That being said, I’m going to be trying out some other skincare, so you might not see much of this one for a while.

BioClarity Cleanser: This also comes as part of a set for $30. The company was generous enough to send me this set for a review, but I haven’t finished the other two products yet. It is coming though! Without giving too much away, I would consider repurchasing this cleanser, but it did have one major downfall.

Bath & Body Works Hand Sanitizers (Island Nectar & Creamy Pumpkin): These are pretty meh. I mean, at this point, these are the only hand sanitizers that I’ll use because the scents don’t gross me out, so they’re all basically the same.

Vagisil pH Balance Wash (1.6 fl oz.): I got this product from PinchMe, I believe, for a review. I legitimately hate this. This may be TMI, but I tried using it on my bits once and it burned like hell. After that, I just used it on my back to try to get it used up and it did nothing for me. What do I mean by that? Logic would dictate that a pH balancing wash would help with blemishes. Did it? Not even a little. I seriously loathe this and I’m so glad that I’m through with it.


Thank you so much for reading! I know that this was probably way longer and more confusing than you signed up for, but I really do appreciate you sticking around. If you have any tips or tricks to help me get through more a little quicker, please leave them in the comments section below!

Keep an eye out for Update 1.5 to see what my official numbers on everything are, as well as some goals I’ll be setting for myself for the next update. If you missed the first post  I made on my 2017 Project Pan, you can check it out here ♥

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Until next time,

♥Char.

Review: Natural.Pure.Honest Lemonade Chapstick

Revamp from August 2016


Lately, I’ve been collaborating a lot with Etsy shops in the United States to try to further their businesses. I like knowing that I can take part in helping someone grow their small business, so the owner of Natural.Pure.Honest on Etsy was kind enough to send me a lovely PR package to help give her shop a little more exposure. As always, I hope you love reading these reviews as much as I love writing them. So it begins..

Natural.Pure.Honest’s Lemonade chapstick contains cocoa butter, coconut oil, essential oils, and flavor oils. I have to say that I really love the simplicity to these. Plus, this particular flavor smells and tastes (everyone tastes their chapstick; don’t act like its just me!) delicious. I have no complaints in the ingredients department.

Moving on to the application: Because this chapstick doesn’t have too many ingredients, you don’t have to be afraid of reapplying regularly. When I use it, I usually apply it about three or four times a day. It hasn’t had any drying effect on my lips, which is a plus. This chapstick also has a slight gritty texture, so don’t be alarmed by it. It doesn’t last on the lips at all. Once the chapstick melts onto your lips, it feels so smooth.

Overall, I have nothing bad to say and would definitely purchase in the future. I really think that Natural.Pure.Honest’s Lemonade Chapstick is perfect for those hot summer months. If you’re not into lemonade, Natural.Pure.Honest also sells their chapstick in banana, chocolate peppermint, lemon-lime, monkey farts (tropical fruits), and orange dream (orange/vanilla). Right now, you can buy these on Natural.Pure.Honest’s Etsy shop for 4 for $12.

BUT WAIT: There’s more!

While Natural.Pure.Honest only ships within the United States, the shop owner is running a promotion right now where you’d get free shipping on your order! You can visit the Natural.Pure.Honest Esty Shop here.

If you liked this review, please give this post a like and check out my last review of Natural.Pure.Honest’s Headache Soother Bath Bomb!

As always, I hope you enjoyed this review. Please be sure to let me know if you’re giving Natural.Pure.Honest a try, and then tell me what you think!
Always,

♥ Char

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Review: Epic Soap Co. Bacon Soap

Revamp from August 2016


Lately, I’ve been collaborating a lot with Etsy shops in the United States to try to further their businesses. I like knowing that I can take part in helping someone grow their small business, and the owners of the Epic Soap Co. on Etsy were kind enough to send me an awesome PR package to help give their shop a little more exposure. As usual, I hope you love reading these as much as I love writing them. Without further ado…

So, Epic Soap Co. made this easy on me, and I don’t have to type out the ingredient list because its clearly visible on the front of their packaging. I do think that the ingredient list is pretty good overall; I’m not a fan of Titanium Dioxide, but I understand why they used it (for coloring). I do have to say, though, that the use of coconut oil, avocado oil, and castor oil totally make up for it. Those particular oils are wonderful for your skin. Another little thing you may have noticed is that this soap is vegan friendly even though it’s bacon scented. I don’t necessarily think any vegans would use a bacon soap to begin with, but props for the effort.

On that same note, let me talk about the scent a little bit. This soap is supposed to be bacon scented, but I don’t really get that. It smells super smokey, but I wouldn’t say that this soap smells like meat at all. That being said, vegan or not, you should try this soap and smell it for yourself. I would recommend that you buy this as a gift for a special man in your life rather than yourself, though, unless you’re into really heavy masculine scents because the scent will linger on your skin. I do have to admit that I like using this soap underneath flower scented shower gel or body spray. I’ve found that using this soap that particular way makes me smell like a forest, and I really enjoy it.

This soap doesn’t really lather, but that’s to be expected for homemade soap bars. The soap itself feels really soft to the touch and that stays true through your whole experience using it; it feels good on the skin and it leaves your skin nice and soft after use. I really have nothing bad to say at all about this soap.

Overall, I think Epic Soap Co.’s Bacon Soap is absolutely wonderful, whether you’re looking into buying it for a man in your life or just using it for yourself. I particularly like the woodsy, smokey scent of this soap and would definitely consider purchasing it again, especially in the colder months. If you’re interested, you can find this particular soap on Epic Soap Co.’s Etsy for $6 per 4.5-5oz or $2 for a soap sampler! They also throw in a free gift with every shipment, and they ship internationally. Their shop and their products really are phenomenal, so give them a try!


At the time that I wrote the original review above, I hadn’t had a chance to finish all of the products I was given (as they do last a surprisingly long time). Now that I’ve had the chance to get the full effect of the product, I’d like to tell you about it full disclosure style.

Everything I said in the original review still stands, but I thought I would stick to the trend and add the following questions and answers: Would I purchase? No. Why? The scent just isn’t for me. This is a great soap, though. With that being said, would I recommend this product? Absolutely.. especially if you or someone you know/love is really into bacon scented products. One again, it doesn’t specifically smell like bacon, but the scent is very hearty and smokey, leading me to firmly believe that anyone who appreciates masculine scents will love this soap.

If you liked this review, please give this post a like and check out my previous review of Epic Soap Co.’s Hunky Hazelatte Chapstick !

As always, please let me know what you think of Epic Soap Co. and/or my reviews, and drop me a comment if I’ve convinced you to try out their shop!

Until next time,

♥Char.

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Project Pan 2017

This should be interesting.


So, for the end of 2016/beginning of 2017, I decided to take on the task of creating an inventory for my beauty, skincare, and body products. I even put in the initiative to keep track of the influx of new products I receive. After three days of constant work at cataloging everything, I finally got a number.

I have $4,025.29 worth of products.

Needless to say, I’m horrified. I always knew I had a lot of products, especially since we moved within the last year. Of course I couldn’t ignore the three suitcases full of my beauty crap, plus whatever I stashed in random boxes. The scary part is that I’ve only accumulated maybe around $600 of new products since last April. That means that the vast majority of my collection is almost a year old, or even older than that.

Instead of just throwing everything away or donating it in heaps, I’ve decided that I’m going to dedicate this entire year to see how much product I can get my money’s worth out of. Granted, if I give something a valiant effort in attempts to finish it and it just doesn’t work out for whatever reason, I will be donating them to a local women’s shelter. Since I have outrageously temperamental skin, they should be seeing a lot from me in the coming months.

So about once a month, to keep you entertained and to keep me accountable, I’ll be posting my empties with mini-reviews if the item calls for it, as well as an update on that atrocious number at the top of this page. This includes full disclosure of whatever products I’ve accumulated since the last update, also. If you could see my face right now… I’m so uncomfortable with that idea.

Unfortunately, there aren’t any pictures in conjunction with this very first post. I’m sure you can understand how hard it would be to photograph the sheer amount of stuff that I have. I promise, however, that you’ll get pictures with each update.

Wish me luck! I definitely need it..

See you in a month*

♥Char.