Back to School Deals

Hello loves! This post is going to be the essentials I got for school and how I found the best savings while shopping for school clothes, supplies, etc! So to start off with the first thing you’ll need, a backpack. … Continue reading

SORRY!!

I have to admit that I used to hate to say SORRY.  I know, as a therapist it is important to seek forgiveness and accept responsibility for one’s own actions. However, as Mercia, wasn’t feeling it so much.  I am … Continue reading

My 3 Hangover Cures

1.  Take a multi-vitamin.  Alcohol flushes certain nutrients, like vitamin B-12 and folate, out of your system.  Those vitamins not only support blood flow (essential for flushing toxins from your liver) but also boost your metabolism and your energy, something that’s … Continue reading

New York Fashion Week S/S 2017 Prep and Schedule

Fashion Week Prep With NY Fashion Week S/S 17 underway, many are prepping for all the upcoming trends for the season to come.  If you are venturing out this year, I thought it would be nice to share some of … Continue reading

Punked Proposal: Crime Scene Style

I said YES! XOXO Besos Anna Castillo VIDEO description: Best proposal EVER! Mock/Faux Crime Scene proposal causes an emotional rollercoaster for Celebrity Makeup Artist and Forensics Criminal Investigator Anna Castillo. The (faux) “Death” note read in the video has nuances … Continue reading

Spring Beauty 2015

Beauty is blooming with captivating colorful trends. Here’s how to achieve one of our favorites! XO AC Continue reading

Foundation Application Like a Pro

1. Prep I cannot stress this enough!  Never sleep with makeup on!  PLEASE!  It’s horrible for your skin.  Starting your daily makeup regimen with clean skin is just as important.  So, cleanse, tone, and moisturize your skin. 2.  Prime I … Continue reading

Getting the Perfect Shave

Ok Gents, new razor in use and I cannot believe the shave I’m getting. Probably one of the best shave, NO!, the BEST shave I have ever achieved. The razor burn, the irritation, the embarrassing “red neck” is all gone. … Continue reading

Shaving Academy 101

So I have been shaving for sometime now and have switched from one razor to another in hopes of finding something that would stop irritating my neck. I’ve gone from a regular blade style razor to a multi-blade razor. Over … Continue reading

Get the look: 2015 Holiday Smokey Eye

1. Start with a clean and moisturized face.  This means grooming your brows too. 2. Apply a Face Primer all over your face. Add Shadow Primer to the eye lids only. 3. Using a wide shadow brush apply INK…Cosmetics Shadow called … Continue reading

The Homeless Have Names Too: Meet Karen and Frank!

What an amazing holiday season!  Here is the recap thus far! Stage 1: Week before Thanksgiving. I can honestly say this Thanksgiving has been one I will never ever forget!  Let me set the stage… Every year I feed the … Continue reading

Observation

Have you ever sat in your own home, late at night, the family asleep, candle burning, and just listened? Listening to the sounds of the home; the heat coming on and off, the dog breathing.  Close your eyes and take … Continue reading

Crystal Love

I am a crystal addict! That’s why I began making crystal jewelry, to share crystal healing with others. For thousands of years, ancient civilizations have used crystals for physical, mental, and spiritual healing and enhancement. The use of crystals can … Continue reading

At-Home Pampering Products

  Some say “Sunday fun day”… I say “Sunday none day.”  What is this you ask?  Well, Sunday’s are my days to do NOTHING or at minimum what ever I want.  It’s my day!  So, this Sunday I wanted to … Continue reading

Want to lose weight? Try Yoga!

I know! I know!  Here goes another blog talking about another weight loss strategy!  Well look, there is more to loosing weight than just getting on that treadmill and lifting those dumbbells.  It’s about getting a good nights sleep, drinking … Continue reading

Fantasy Football What

  It’s about to go down! As the NFL season works towards the playoffs, so do the Fantasy football teams. I played fantasy football about six years ago and really did put the effort into it as I should have. … Continue reading

How Are You Doing?

We ask people this often, and people ask us this often. Then the typical response is fine, good, great. I wonder how honest are we when answering this question? I think we are trained to say great, good, okay. Rarely … Continue reading

Just A Moment

I stepped outside the other day, it was just as the sun was rising. I watched my dog run off in our tiny backyard. The air was crisp, all I could see we’re the trees beyond my fence. It was … Continue reading

Men!! 10 Things You Must do Before You Meet Her

Guys, you’re about to go on that “first date”, that “blind date”, or maybe you are reuniting with that love you have been away from for awhile, as is my situation. Now, most guys will pick out a nice outfit, … Continue reading

Age Spots Just Faded Away: No7 Total Renewal Micro-dermabrasion

I recently received a call from my girl “Pepper” (yes, that is her name and I love it) who wanted to know more about my beauty regimen and how to get rid of age spots.  I had to tell her … Continue reading

All I Want For My Birthday

Happy New Year to me! I absolutely love birthdays, especially my own!! I just love knowing that I am another year older, wiser (I hope), and stronger!  I love hearing from my family and friends, seeing posts that I am … Continue reading

INK…Cosmetics 2015 Focus

Well it’s that time of year!  INK…Cosmetics has unveiled their three new focus areas for 2015.  Take a look at the vision video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KoX02wh-_0&feature=em-share_video_user One thing we pride ourselves on is the fact our followers are organic to INK… … Continue reading

NEW #inkcosmetics 2015 “Magnetic” Face Palettes

Hello Beauty Lovers, Yes, we do listen! We are happy to share our fan requested “build your own” MAGNETIC Face Palette by @inkcosmetics which will launch December 2014 just in time for the new year!  INK..Cosmetics is looking forward to … Continue reading