Must Have: Bliss ‘Firm, Baby, Firm’ Dual-Action Lifting & Volumizing Serum…

Bliss Firm Baby Firm Serum

Are you a fan of serums? I am, they are like little skin care specialists.  You can use them before your moisturizer to give yourself a boost of whatever EXTRA your skin needs.  I am particularly fond of the new multi-purpose serums on the market.  One such little miracle is Bliss ‘Firm, Baby, Firm’ Dual-Action […]

Must Have: Avon ANEW Clinical Pro-Line Eraser Treatment…


As you may have figured out already, I am a skincare LOVER.  No JUNKIE.  I am all about finding the best ways to keep my skin looking young for as long as possible!  Being a Brand Ambassador for Avon has afforded me many opportunities to see a company with a major Research and Development team […]

Must Have: Avon ANew Genics Treatment Concentrate…

ANew Genics Treatment Concentrate

Hello my pretties!! As you know, my post as brand ambassador at Avon keeps me pretty busy – but the biggest perk is getting to test all of the new skincare that is coming down the pipeline!  I have tested TWO top secret lab samples from over the past few months and the first one […]

Must Have: My Top Picks Perfect for Summer at Sephora…

Lianne's Sephora Picks

Now that summer is here, I wanted to share with you some of my FAVORITE must have products from Sephora!  I have a little bit of everything on this list and I chose Sephora because everytime I go in there i find something new! Shimmer Sheet Set [$16]This is AMAZING…you can refresh your blush, give […]

Smell This: Summertime Staple – Kiehl’s Aromatic Blends…

Kiehl's Fig Leaf & Sage

In the summertime, I am looking for a fragrance that won’t be over powering yet still give me that happy lift I look for in most of the scents I wear. The latest from Kiehl’s, Aromatic Blends are light, summery and absolutely perfect for warmer weather. The countryside of Provence, a Moroccan oasis, the jungles […]

Must Have: Steamcream 3-in-One Moisturizer…

Steam Cream

The one thing that I love about companies that make only one item is that they usually do it REALLY well.  One such company is the UK based Steamcream [$18] which is now available in the USA.  They are the purveyors of the freshly handmade cream that uses high-quality, natural ingredients that are fused together […]

Must Have: Limited Edition Kiehl’s Rare Earth Cleansing Masque for Earth Day 2012…

spring 2012 kiehls rare earth masque

Every spring, Kiehl’s comes up with a new environmental project that continues their commitment to give back to the community and bring attention to environmental issues. having been a huge fan of the brand over the years, they continue to inspire and impress with their innovations and commitment to the environment. If you haven’t tried […]

Must Have: Kate Somerville True Lash Enhancing Eye Makeup Remover…


Oooh I love a good multi-tasker!!  Eye makeup removers are tricky because if you don’t use one that has at least some measure of moisture or oil, you don’t get all the mascara off.  Well, this newcomer from skin guru Kate Somerville does the trick and THEN SOME!  This incredible multi-tasker not only removes makeup, […]

Must Have: NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer SPF 30/PA+++…

NARS Tinted Moisturizer - FACE

If you are like me, and you like a natural look when it comes to your makeup…listen up!  One of my favorite brands NARS has something new for you!!  NARS founder and creative director François Nars is famous for his no-rules approach to makeup application. But when it comes to what lies beneath, his philosophy […]

Must Have: Marchesa Exclusive GWP…

marchesa with products

I adore all of these beauty bag colabos that does!  The samples are fantastic and the bags are simply gorgeous, no exception in this case either!!  The  latest installment in’s designer bag series was designed by Marchesa and will be available at with any purchase of $150 or more – an […]

Must Have: Urban Decay Naked 2 Eyeshadow Palette…


Have you been searching for a swoon worthy everything eyeshadow palette that will make your little nudey makeup heart flutter??  Then Urban Decay’s Naked 2 eyeshadow Palette is probably right up your alley.  When I am looking for a nude look, this palette is a no-brainer in terms of having shades that work effortlessly with […]

Must Have: Specific Beauty Exfoliating Cleansing Cloths…


Happy Holidays!!  This time of year can wreak havoc on your skin – ESPECIALLY when you are going from the office to party after party THEN getting back home and being so tired that you don’t want to wash your face.  Yeah, I said it.  I know some of you are going to sleep in […]

Must Have: Votre Vu On Holiday Moisturizing Spray Body Oil…


I have written here before about by unforgiving dry scaly alligator skin in the winter.  The inside of my black leggings looks like a snowstorm sometimes when I take them off!! (TMI I know, but I must share with you the magnitude of my problem.…LOL).  To that end, I am constantly looking for new ways […]

Must Have: Anti Aging Dynamo Avon Anew Genics Treatment Cream…

Avon Anew Genics

How would you like to have the science of a youth gene in a jar?  Guess what, you can and it’s from….wait for it….Avon.  Yep that’s right Avon.  The same company that does catalog sales and rings your doorbell also has a massive research and development facility right in the New York suburbs. [NYT]  What […]

Must Have: NEW! Redken All Soft Renovation Keratin Enrich Complex Interlock Protein Network

All Soft Family Shot IPN

Is your hair dry?  Brittle?  Damaged?  Mine tends to be on the dry side, I did a big chop bout 2 years ago where I cut off about 4 inches of damaged hair.  Did you know that dry hair is a very common problem? 31% of women in the U.S. have dry to very dry […]

Must Have: Smell This – Elie Saab Le Parfum…

Elie SAAB 50ml 3 038

One of my favorite new fragrances comes from a familiar face in the fashion design arena. The first fragrance from the Lebanese haute couture designer Elie Saab is simply called Elie Saab Le Parfum. The fragrance is an ultra feminine, flowery – woody composition (which I looooove).  Orange Blossom, Jasmine Grandiflorum and Sambac make up the top notes, […]

Must Have: MAC Cosmetics Bloggers’ Obsessions is Back in Stock!!

Bloggers Obsessions Lineup

If you missed it the first time around – they have re-stocked the MAC Bloggers’ Obsessions collection and it is back online as of yesterday!!  Just in case, I have a recap of the rundown below along with links to previous posts with swatches… The Rundown: Eyeshadow ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN) (Limited Edition) Hocus […]

Must Have: MAC Bloggers Obsessions Collection [Photos + Swatches]

Bloggers Obsessions Lineup

UPDATE: Mouseover for swatch name!! Hello all! Well I am so excited for the launch of the collection on Tuesday!!  Since you can’t go into the store and see or swatch the collecion first hand – I wanted to swatch it for you so you can see it up close.  I am happy to report […]