Tuesday, September 11, 2012

A Few Of My Favorite Things

While I was at Ulta the other day picking up some prizes for recent giveaway winners, I naturally picked up something for myself. And by something I mean three things. Let's be honest, I'm a product junkie and I can't walk into Ulta/Sephora/Target/Anywhere without picking up a new product to try. It's a curse really. This Ulta trip reminded me that I haven't shared some of my latest obsessions with you ladies! And since the little tag line to my blog is "Ramblings of my life and latest obsession" I feel like I need to step up my game! So without future ado, some products you should definitely check out for yourself!

$65.00 for 1.7oz from Sephora
Coach Poppy- I can't leave the house without perfume. I feel self-conscious without it. Why? Who knows! The minute I walk into the stinky building I work in, I'm sure the stench overtakes this amazing perfume. But at least I smell good on my way there! Coach Poppy is by far one of my favorite scents. It's the perfect flirty-floral-girly scent. I've received a ton of compliments when I wear this perfume. Even Justin asked me what I was wearing! You know it has to smell good if a guy is interested in what perfume you're wearing! In my opinion, Poppy is worth splurging on.

$6 from The Body Shop
Mini Coconut Body Butter- So if you read my His & Hers post, the handsome Justin mentioned that I drown myself in lotion. But for a good reason! I have eczema, a.k.a my skin doesn't produce enough moisture, leaving my skin extremely dry. So I have to drown myself in lotion to keep from turning into the Sahara Desert! I've been looking for the perfect hand cream to carry in my purse, especially since cooler weather is on its way. I picked up this mini body butter and I couldn't be more pleased! It is very thick, so that may be a turn off for some of you, but it's the perfect cream for those trouble dry spots (hands, feet, knees, elbows). And the coconut scent? Heavenly! I'm instantly transported to a tropical island when I put this stuff on! All I need is a daiquiri. 

$12 from Ulta
OPI Rapid Dry Spray- When I was a senior in high school, I worked as a receptionist at a hair salon owned by the best boss in the world. Every Wednesday night, she would let me paint my nails while sitting at the front desk. Obviously, it's the small things in life that make me happy! But since I had work to do while and after painting my nails, I would use this handy dandy spray. 45 seconds after putting on your last coat of nail polish, mist this magic product on your nails and voila! Your nails are instantly dry! I can't believe I forgot about this rapid dry spray! I used it last night for the first time in forever and remembered just how much I love it. Five minutes after painting my nails, I was hammering nails into the wall to hang up my jewelry hanger. Side note, if you don't have a hammer, a platform heel works just as well! Who says girls can't be handy?

$10 at Ulta
L'Oreal True Match Compact Makeup- So, I was a mineral makeup girl through and through until a friend of mine talked about how much she loved L'Oreal's compact makeup. And of course, being the product junkie that I am, I had to try it. I have to admit, I love it more than mineral makeup! It has a better coverage but doesn't feel heavy or look like I'm a clown at a six year old's birthday party. NO ONE should have makeup so thick you look like a clown. Well, unless you are one.

And a couple products I picked up at Ulta that I haven't tried yet but I can't wait to...

$5.99 at Ulta
$5.99 at Ulta
Not Your Mother's Beach Babe and Clean Freak. I'm obsessed with sea salt spray and dry shampoo. I don't know what I did with my life, and hair, before I found them. I've heard great things about Not Your Mother's products, so when I spotted these at Ulta, I snatched them up. Have you tried Not Your Mother's products?

Happy Tuesday, ladies. Make today count!


Alicia Marie said...

Yep, we're soulmates. Poppy is on my Christmas list (yes I still make them, and months in advance)...I have eczema too and love coconut anything so I'll be picking that little guy up...as well as the nail polish dryer cause I'm ridiculously impatient with painting my nails...and I'm in the market for a new powder and since you're oily like me I'm trying this too. So thank you sista for this post! ;)

Blue Dog Belle said...

ohh... I'm adding that coconut butter to my list. thanks for the good ideas love!

The Management said...

that rapid dry stuff sounds like a miracle to me. I'm impressed.

Beth said...

Adding these all to my list!

Jana Faith said...

Poppy and Rapidry both sound like products I should investigate further. I'm not much for painting nails but if I had Rapidry maybe I would be?

JKT said...

These products sounds awesome! I LOVE poppy- smells SO good!! That rapiddry and the dry shampoo sound awesome too :) Thanks for reviewing!