Drugstore Diva: Caress Forever Collection Bodywash…

Caress Forever

Compensation was provided by Caress® via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Caress®. This new line from Caress called Caress Forever Collection is blowing my fine fragrance loving mind! These are body washes that smell like a FRAGRANCE, but not so much […]

TMG Faves: Ahava Dry Oil Body Mist With Cactus and Pink Pepper…

Ahava Dry Oil Body Mist With Cactus and Pink Pepper

My darling readers….I have emerged from my winter doldrums!  Ahava Dry Oil Body Mist With Cactus and Pink Pepper has gotten me over the hump!  My skin is notoriously dry in the winter and when the weather gets warmer (thank god it has!) I have a transition period where NOTHING works.  This dry oil is […]

TMG Faves: Dove Purely Pampering Pistachio Cream with Magnolia…

Dove Purely Pampering Pistachio with Magnolia Bodywash

Dove Purely Pampering Pistachio Cream with Magnolia is my JAM.  I love a good body wash especially a REALLY good one.  This is the newest addition to the Purely Pampering line.  As always, this is a  formula of ¼ moisturizing cream with the addition of  a rich blend of magnolia scent and pistachio cream.  You […]

Drugstore Diva: Jergens BB Body Skin Perfecting Cream…

Jergens BB Body Cream

BB cream for body??  Yep you heard right.  Jergens BB Body Skin Perfecting Cream [$11.99/7oz] landed on my desk over the holidays and I couldn’t put it down!  As you know (or maybe not) BB Creams (and all other alphabet creams for that matter) have been all the rage this past year, it was only […]

TMG Project: Google Hangout With Sonia Kashuk – Target Bath & Body

Target Sonia Kashuk Bath & Body Line

Google Hangout With Sonia Kashuk – Target Bath & Body! Hey party people! You may have noticed I just had a giveaway for the Sonia Kashuk Bath & Body Line at Target that ended recently.  Well I had a chance to host a Google Hangout (if you have never done one – they are AMAZING…really […]

Holiday 2013: Creme de Corps “Grapefruit” Whipped Body Butter

Kiehls Creme de Corps Holiday 2013

This Limited Edition Creme de Corps “Grapefruit” Whipped Body Butter [$38] is my slowjam!!! This particular luxurious limited edition Grapefruit scent only available on Kiehls.com & in Kiehl’s Retail Stores.  Decadently air-whipped for instant penetration to restore, protect, and soften skinIt will fit in there! This one smells like grapefruit and has the cutest snowman […]

NEW! Target Sonia Kashuk Bath & Body Line [$100 Giftcard GIVEAWAY]

Target Sonia Kashuk Bath & Body Line

I absolutely LOVE fine fragrance–I find myself getting samples of high end bottles that cost hundreds of dollars. As a TRUE drugstore diva, I can’t always justify the expense (the whole bottle OR the sample). That’s why I was ELATED to hear that Sonia Kashuk has expanded her brand at Target to include a new […]

Must Have: Dove Clear Tone Skin Renew Antiperspirant/Deodorant…

Dove Clear Tone

Dove Clear Tone Antiperspirant/Deodorant [$4.69] aims to help you keep your delicate underarms smooth and mark free.  If you didn’t know already, the skin on your underarms is DELICATE….Shaving can have harsh effects on delicate underarms causing skin to lose up to 50 percent more moisture,  leading to dryness and inflammation. Personally, if I’m not careful […]

Fall Makeup Trend: Cranberry – Fall’s Crown Jewel …

Trend Alert Cranberry

Hello Fall! and Hello to the latest fall makeup trend – CRANBERRY!  Hello Pumpkin Spice Latte’s, hello chunky sweaters and riding boots! Now..I know we haven’t gotten much of that amazing fall weather that we love yet, but it doesn’t mean that we can’t treat our makeup routines to a little overhaul.  Time to tuck […]

Beauty News: H2O Plus and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Join Forces….

Disney & H20+

Are you planning a summer getaway with the kids? I HIGHLY recommend Walt Disney World.  It’s fun for all ages! I didn’t expect to like it when I chaperoned Tyler’s annual choir trip there last year but I had a BLAST.  He went on rides and I hightailed it to Epcot and ate and drank […]

Holiday 2012: Laura Mercier Collection…

Laura Mercier - Holiday 2012

I love holiday collections….love love LOVE!!! I love the packaging…I love the special sizes…I love the limited editioness of it all. Just everything. So I was in Blue Mercury the other day and saw some of the Holiday 2012 collection coming out of boxes and I BEGGED them to let me look (they let me […]

TMG Faves: Lifetherapy Bodycare…


When I was at the uber fabulous Robert Verdi’s Luxe Lab Lounge this past February, I was introduced to many an obsession (as always…Robert has a knack for finding THE thing(s) that you will go crazy for).  One such thing was Lifetherapy Bodycare by Lynette Lovelace (don’t you just love her name?!?!!) She was super […]

TMG Faves: Plush Skin New York Body Collection…


I love stories about artisan beauty products, especially if the person making the product has a connection or a story.  I recently had the pleasure of meeting Erica Wigley who is the Creative Director of an emerging company called Plush Skin.  Erica is a native New Yorker who grew up watching her father make hand […]

NEW! Crabtree & Evelyn Citron, Honey & Coriander Range…

crabtree & evelyn citron coriander honey

Hello beauty queens, Stasi here to tell you a little story…when I was little I was very girly and LOVED the smell of lavender, lemons, orange blossoms and roses. (Still do!) So much so, that I went on a quest to find soap, perfume, sachets and everything else with the strongest aromas possible. I found […]

TMG Faves: Kiehl’s Creme De Corps Soy Milk & Honey Whipped Body Butter…

kiehls cremedecorps-whipped

You all know of my tales of woe with my super dry skin…well I have a great solution for you in the form of a tried and true product in a new formulation.  Kiehl’s Creme De Corps Soy Milk & Honey Whipped Body Butter [$35] is a TMG Faves item and a must have on my […]

Drugstore Diva: Dove Go Fresh! Body Wash…


I don’t know about you but it has been STEAMY HOT where I live.  Here in DC, it has been nearly 90 humid, muggy sweaty degrees and half the time when I get home all I want to do is wash off the ick.  The best way to do that is a nice cool shower….my […]

How To: Beat The Heat With Vaseline Aloe Fresh….


Hopefully you are near a pool or a beach right now because the oppressive summer heat is upon us!  With temperatures topping 100°F in some places of the country (it’s STILL 102 here and it’s nearly 6pm!!), how is it possible to look great and avoid a dreaded “make-up melt down?”  Simple adjustments to your […]

TMG Faves: Embroylisse Lait-Crème Concentrè (24-Hour Miracle Cream)…


I had heard SO much about this “24 Hour Miracle Cream” and I actually picked some up at The NYC Makeup Show but had never tried it until yesterday.  This is a light yet emollient cream that leaves a beautiful sheen to the skin without looking or feeling overly greasy.  I will say that this […]