Cat’s Caboodle ~ Josie Maran Argan Infinity Cream

There are a few things you should know about me: I love a good multitasking product, I adore Josie Maran’s argan oil line, and I am obsessed with keeping my skin and hair well-moisturized. If you’ve ever spent half an hour or more with me in person, you’ve seen me digging my lip balm and/or hand cream out of my purse at least once for a quick application. So when I received Sephora’s promotional email letting me know Josie Maran’s {Read More}

Cat’s Caboodle ~ Stocking Stuffers

Searching for some last-minute stocking-stuffer ideas for the beauty buffs on your list?  I’ve got you covered!   Suvana Beauty – Certified Organic Paw Paw and Honey Balm Suvana’s Certified Organic Paw Paw and Honey Balm ($14) makes a fabulous natural, organic, good-for-you lip balm, as well as soothing any other areas of dry skin you may have.  It comes in a generously-sized (.88 oz) recyclable tube and is not tested on animals. I use it mainly as a lip {Read More}

A Fine Mess

You suspect you have hair issues when experienced, on-set stylists say things like, “Yeah, let’s not fool with this,” and “Maybe we’ll just do a nice comb-through and watch for fly-aways.”  You’re certain of it once you’ve seen panic in the eyes of the one hair pro who did “fool with it.” It’s not that I have bad hair.  It’s taken a lifetime to understand that.  Really, it’s just “set” in its own way. I have fine, straight strands that {Read More}

Out of the Blue

I have no idea where it came from…. I was rooting around in my makeup basket, looking for a new tube of mascara, when I accidentally knocked over an aluminum cup ~ the one holding entirely too many eyeliners. As I was corralling the kohls, I spied a bright stub of a pencil ~ just two-and-a-half inches long. Lost in the mix, hiding in the bottom of the tumbler, I couldn’t be sure how long the product sample had been {Read More}