Build Your Own Birchbox at Walgreens

Subscription boxes have become increasingly popular over the last few years.  It seems like there is a subscription box for almost any kind of hobby, niche and lifestyle.  There are boxes specifically for pet owners, at-home chefs, kids, beauty lovers, you name it there is probably a box out there for you to order.  It’s a great concept, you fill out a brief questionnaire and then a curated box of items arrive at your door month after month. You are introduced to new products, foods etc. without ever having leave your home.

Now, to be completely honest I have a love-hate relationship with subscription boxes.  I love trying new products and it’s fun to receive packages in the mail, especially when its  surprise not fully knowing what each package will contain!  Since I predominantly talk about beauty products, it will probably come as no surprise that the few boxes I have subscribed to in the past have been beauty boxes, specifically Ipsy, Birchbox and Sephora Play. Continue reading “Build Your Own Birchbox at Walgreens”

The “Ulta”mate dupe for Tarte Shape Tape

Since its launch over three years ago Tarte’s Shape Tape Concealer has become a cult favorite in the beauty community and a personal favorite of my own.  It’s a great full coverage formula that is easy to blend (but be warned, a little goes a long way!).  I’ve tried  a lot (and I mean a lot) of other concealers but always have a back-up of Shape Tape on stand by-until now!  While I have no problem spending  money on products that I absolutely love, I’m always down to find a more affordable option and I think it’s safe to say I’ve finally found it! Continue reading “The “Ulta”mate dupe for Tarte Shape Tape”