Valentine’s Day Fragrance Gifts For Him and Her!

Valentine’s Day is in a little more than a week!  Do you have a great gift for your significant other? Fragrance is a very romantic gift.  Whether it’s a new scent or a fragrance he or she have loved for years, they will loving receiving it.

I love giving and receiving fragrance (especially receiving it)!  I love giving it to my husband, too. Below are some amazing picks from

For her

Lovely By Sarah Jessica Parker ($32.99, $23.09 with 30% off coupon) — Introduced in the year 2005, by Sarah Jessica Parker, Lovely has a sent precious oils, lavender, orchid, amber, apple martini, paper, whites and musk. It is recommended for anytime wear.

Rose the One By Dolce & Gabbana ($46.99, $32.89 with 30% off coupon) — Explore your sophisticated side with just a whiff of Rose the One by Dolce & Gabbana. This lovely scent mixes Madonna lily, pink grapefruit, blackcurrant, lily of the valley, sandalwood, litchi, peony, ambrette seed, musk, vanilla, mandarin, rose and fresh fragrance that will add joy to your day.

Vera Wang Lovestruck By Vera Wang ($32.99, $23.09 with 30% off coupon) — An alluring perfume you will want to reach for when you are in the mood for a romantic scent. This sweet fragrance for women makes an exuberant first impression with notes of juicy guavas and fresh angelica flowers. Notes of precious woods and warm musk then emerge to leave you feeling beautiful all night.

for him

Eternity by Calvin Klein ($30.99, $21.69 with 30% off coupon) — Embrace classic elegance and sophistication with Eternity by Calvin Klein. In this wonderful fragrance for men, greens blend perfectly with crisp jasmine, sage, basil and rosewood to create an ideal mix. Eternity is refreshing and crisp, the ideal complement to all your daytime activities. This classic, unforgettable scent allows you to add an old-world feeling to your day.

Noir by Tom Ford ($83.99, $58.79 with 30% off coupon) — This boldly unique fragrance for men was launched by world famous design house Tom Ford in 2012. Warm and spicy yet woody and aquatic, Noir for men is a casual, sporty fragrance that he will want to wear every day. Designed for the active, modern gladiator, this fragrance opens with top notes of bergamot, verbena, caraway, pink pepper, and violet for a go-everywhere scent that captivates and invigorates.

Spicebomb by Viktor & Rolf ($59.99, $41.99 with 30% off coupon) — A casual but distinctive daytime scent Spicebomb, Romance cologne for men is a spicy, moderate fragrance that balances its tobacco notes with woodsy undertones. Romance has a rich, appealing construction that combines dominant notes of warm and sexy grapefruit and bergamot with sweet spices, woods, and saffron.

Are you giving the gift of fragrance this V-Day?  Leave a comment and let me know yours or your sweetie’s favorite scents!

Valentine’s Day Beauty Gift Ideas

Shopping for Valentine’s Gifts for lucky ladies (and gents) this weekend?  Beauty gifts are always a great idea — They are pretty, personal and very appreciated!

From fresh fragrances for him and her to a luxe body lotion, to a high-end beauty collection — here a few great ideas for perfect gifts:

Le Couvent des Minimes Eau Aimable- Botanical Cologne of Love
Le Couvent des Minimes Eau Aimable- Botanical Cologne of Love

Le Couvent des Minimes Eau Aimable- Botanical Cologne of Love ($38 3.4 oz, $49 8.4 oz) — This Valentine’s Day, treat those dear to your heart to an exquisite fragrance experience with Eau Aimable, the Botanical Cologne of Love, from Le Couvent des Minimes. Sparkling and delicious, this floral-fruity blend combines sweet orange blossom, citrus fruits and five beneficial plants to evoke sweet memories. The scent transports you to a springtime stroll through Mediterranean orange trees and conjures the fresh, juicy scent of summer fruits.



Soap & Paper Factory with Patch NYC Eau de Cologne in Stag
Soap & Paper Factory with Patch NYC Eau de Cologne in Stag

Soap & Paper Factory with Patch NYC Eau de Cologne in Stag ($46 USD): Give your man a fragrance you both will love with this collaboration between Soap & Paper Factory and Patch NYC. With rustic Siberian Fir played against notes of warm Cedarwood and surprising Raspberry, this fragrance is rugged and masculine.

Tammy Fender Rose Geranium & Tangerine Body Lotion
Tammy Fender Rose Geranium & Tangerine Body Lotion

Tammy Fender Rose Geranium & Tangerine Body Lotion ($75 USD) — Give your mom, sister or best friend the glow and hydration they deserve with this vitamin and antioxidant packed luxurious body lotion. The pure essential oils of geranium and neroli paired with essential fatty acids restore moisture balance to leave the skin soft, supple and nourished.

Available at

Bedside Table Set
Bedside Table Set

Bedside Table Set ($166 USD) — For pampering on par with Egyptian cotton and turndown service.

*Set Includes:                                                                                                    -BY TERRY Baume de Rose                                                                              -DIOR Crème Abricot Nail crème .35 oz                                                                 -LA MER The Hand Treatment 3.4 oz                                                                        -VIOLET GREY Makeup Bag

Purchase this and other great sets at

Are you picking up any beauty gifts for family or friends?  Leave a comment and let me know!

Give Her The Gift Of Beauty This Valentine’s Day!

Beauty gifts can be a welcome change from the usual flowers and candy on Valentine’s Day.  I know I would love to receive fragrance, skin care or makeup!  But I am a beauty junkie!

These ideas below are perfect for all of the beauty junkies in your life!

Korres The Brightest Skin Wild Rose Collection
Korres The Brightest Skin Wild Rose Collection

Korres The Brightest Skin Wild Rose Collection ($48 USD) — This complete Wild Rose collection features three steps for your brightest skin. Formulated with wild rose oil, a powerful natural source of vitamin C, this regimen includes the iconic Wild Rose Brightening & Refining Buff Cleanser and Wild Rose 24-Hour Moisturiser paired with the best-selling Wild Rose Sleeping Facial. Gently buff skin day and night with the Wild Rose Cleanser, quench skin with all-day moisturization with the Wild Rose 24-Hour Cream, and reveal brighter, petal soft skin by morning with the Wild Rose Sleeping Facial.

This set contains:
– 0.68 oz Wild Rose Brightening & Refinishing Buff Cleanser
– 0.68 oz Wild Rose Brightening 24-Hour Moisturiser
– 1.35 oz Wild Rose Advanced Brightening Sleeping Facial

Available at

Lipstick Queen Beta Noire Trio
Lipstick Queen Bete Noire Trio

Lipstick Queen Bete Noire Trio ($40 USD) — Embrace this season’s glamorous dark lip with Bête Noire, a super-flattering blackberry shade in three chic, flattering and seductive formulations. Possessed Sheer is a silky, wet formula for a mere crush of forest fruits on the lips. Enriched with anti-oxidant Vitamin E and nourishing moisturizing oils, this lipstick keeps lips soft, comfortable and hydrated. Next, discover this same shade in Possessed Intense’s rich, creamy and opaque formula which cloaks the lips with deep, powerful and enduring pigments while moisture-rich oils and waxes ensure lips remain super comfortable and soft. Finally, the metallic finish of Possessed Metal takes statement lips to the next level with its burnished and richly shimmered texture. Enhanced with Apricot Kernel Oil, it glides on effortlessly, dressing the lips with long-lasting and hydrating color.

Purchase at

Spa Sonic Pro Skin Care System
Spa Sonic Pro Skin Care System

Spa Sonic Pro Skin Care System —  $41.99 (reg. price $74.99) on sale now through Valentine’s Day at  This new two-speed waterproof device, is dermatologist recommended and ideal for use in the shower, bath and sink. Gently cleanse, smooth and exfoliate the skin with one of five attachments: a large brush for the body, a small brush for the face, a pumice for rough areas, a facial sponge and pore minimizing silicone brush.  Also included is a luxurious and convenient travel tote.

Purchase on sale now at

XO Memebox I'm Series Eyeshadow Duo Set
XO Memebox I’m Series Eyeshadow Duo Set

XO Memebox I’m Series Eyeshadow Duo Set — Meet all I’m Series Eyeshadow at Black Friday Pre-Sale price! $32.5 value for $24.40 + Free Shipping!

This set includes:
1. I’m Series #01 Sunset Eye Shadow ($6.5)
2. I’m Series #02 Wonderland Eye Shadow ($6.5)
3. I’m Series #03 Fallen Eye Shadow ($6.5)
4. I’m Series #04 Soul Eye Shadow ($6.5)
5. I’m Series #05 Queen Eye Shadow ($6.5)

I have this in Wonderland and it’s soft and pretty on!

Available at

L'Occitane Roses et Reines Voyage Gift Set
L’Occitane Roses et Reines Voyage Gift Set

L’Occitane Roses et Reines Voyage Gift Set — ($28 USD) includes a Roses et Reines Silky Shower Gel (75ML), Beautifying Body Milk (75 ML), Hand Cream (30ML), and Bonne Mere Rose Soap (100GR).

This and other great Valentine’s Day sets will be available on February 4th on

Savannah Bee The Sweetest Surprise Valentine's Day Gift Set
Savannah Bee The Sweetest Surprise Valentine’s Day Gift Set

Savannah Bee’s Sweetest Surprise Valentine’s Day gift set ($54.50 USD) — will thrill the honey and chocolate lover in your life. This incredible gift set includes one 12oz jar of Savannah Bee Tupelo honey, one 12oz jar of Savannah Bee Winter White honey, one 3.35oz jar of Adam Turoni’s decadent Honey Caramel Sauce, and one, tube of Adam Turoni’s Dark Chocolate Honey Hazelnut Truffles! With the combination of these four products, this is a “can’t miss” Valentine’s Day gift.

I know that this isn’t a beauty set, but I receive a sample of this and it is amazing!  And Savannah Bee does have bath products as well as consumables.  Plus, I will be announcing a Savannah Bee giveaway soon!

This and other great Valentine’s sets are available at

What are you giving the ladies in your life for Valentine’s Day?  Leave a comment and let me know!


Valentine’s Day Beauty Ideas, Plus a Good Earth Beauty Giveaway!

Valentine’s Day is less than two weeks away!  Do you have any plans yet?  My husband and I usually give gifts, then stay home with the kids.  Romantic, huh? LOL!

Below are some great beauty products that you can use for V-Day or give as a gift. There is also a Good Earth Beauty giveaway, at the end of the review.

Essence Stay Matte Lip Cream in Silky Red
Essence Stay Matte Lip Cream in Silky Red
Essence Stay Matte Lip Cream in Silky Red ($2.99 USD)This ravishing lip gloss in silky red, complete with a semi-matte creamy formula, delivers a natural opaque coloring sans the shine and stickiness. Super long-lasting, this gloss oozes sex appeal and is sure to elevate any look.
I gave this lip color to my 18-year-old daughter who can pull off reds.  She loves it.  It’s a really bright shade of red that lasts a long time!
Available at Ulta stores and
Valentine Edition-Anti-Stress Shower & Bath Gel
Valentine Edition-Anti-Stress Shower & Bath Gel

Shower your love with kisses on February 14th!  Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Kiss My Face introduces a Limited Edition Shower Gel set available in playful packaging.  These foaming formulas combine hydrotherapy and aromatherapy to cleanse, soothe and invigorate the skin.  Infused with skin balancing botanicals including juniper, jasmine and lavender, these gels offer a special way to prep the skin for Valentine’s Day. The different scents are:

Peaceful Patchouli Shower & Bath Gel

  • ·         Uplifting patchouli oil moisturizes, clarifies and balances the skin
  • ·         Comflower helps to tone and soothe the skin
  • ·         Olive oil provides added moisture 

Kiss My Face Early To Rise Shower & Bath Gel

  • ·         Hydrotherapy and aromatherapy work together to stimulate and invigorate the skin
  • ·         Exhilarates the senses with botanicals including bay, basil, eucalyptus, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, peppermint, spearmint and wintergreen 

Kiss My Face Early To Bed Shower & Bath Gel

  • ·         Creates a relaxing oasis out of bath time
  • ·         Utilizes clove, chamomile, jasmine, lavender and ylang ylang to calm and soothe the skin 

Kiss My Face Anti Stress Shower & Bath Gel

  • ·         Infused with natural herbs and botanicals to rejuvenate, soothe and purify skin
  • ·         Woodland pine and ginseng create a tranquil aromatic environment

The Limited Edition Kiss My Face Valentine’s Day Shower Gels (16 oz) are available for $10.95 at Whole Foods, Natural Supermarkets, and natural thinking retailers nationwide

Good Earth Beauty Lip Balm
Good Earth Beauty Lip Balm

— A Good Earth Beauty Exclusive – soothing and moisturizing – helps heal chapped lips – comes in a convenient sized .25 oz tin. All natural ingredients.  Available in Chocolate, Milk Chocolate, White Chocolate, Pink Lemonade, Bubble Gum and Lavender Vanilla.

I have been sampling the Lavender Vanilla balm.  It smells and feels fantastic and is flavor-free.

GIVEAWAY:  I’m giving away a three-pack of these balms to one lucky winner in White Chocolate, Pink Lemonade and Bubble Gum.

TO ENTER:  Leave a comment on my blog.

I will announce the winner on Valentine’s Day, Friday February 14th.  Please enter by the 13th.  Available to United States residents only.

Good Luck!

Get Ready For Valentine’s Day Romance With New Beauty Products

Ready to glam up your look for V-Day?  Need some ideas for prepping for a big night out (or a hot night in)?  Check out the following products:

Montagne Jeunesse Passion Peel Off

Montagne Jeunesse Passion Peel Off mask (Approximately 1.99 USD each).Prepare yourself for a perfect, passion filled Valentine’s this year with this gorgeous lust-have lovely from Montagne Jeunesse! Reveal your inner seductress and bask in confidence of your cleansed, clear complexion with the Passion Peel Off face masque from Montagne Jeunesse.

This blissful blend of Pomegranate and Passion Flower, infused with delicious raspberry, grape and cranberry banishes blemishes, and leaves your skin feeling fresh, and perfectly purified and primed to get up close and personal! Simply smooth the masque onto your face and let it set, peel back, and get ready for gorgeous, kissable, totally irresistible skin.  And with a perfectly packaged passion price, there’s no excuse for not having a loved up Valentine’s this year.

Available at drug stores and mass market retailers near you.

Beautyblender Makeup Sponge Applicator

Beautyblender ($19.95 USD) — Now you can look like a movie star without the pricey services of a major make up artist. Introducing Beautyblender, the ultimate make up sponge applicator. Invented by top Hollywood make up artists Rea Ann Silva and Veronica Lorenz, Beautyblender has been created to leave you with a professional finish and a flawless complexion. Silva and Lorenz know that the key to a perfect face is simple: a perfect blend. So forget your fingers or sharp-edged triangular sponges, these application methods waste make up and can leave visible streaks.

Beautyblender’s patent-pending elliptical shape makes application foolproof by allowing you to access hard-to-reach areas with stunning ease. Its suede texture is sensual to the touch and its unique curves fit the contours of your face, leaving your make up dazzling and undetectable. Beautyblender is latex free, non-allergenic and odor free.

For a pretty Valentine’s look, apply your favorite highlighter or blush with beautyblender to get that perfect glow! Simply wet your beautyblender sponge and apply highlighter to the top of cheekbones and t-zone for an unexpectedly glamorous sheen. Apply your blush to the apples of your cheeks and blend well!

Available at

Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Colour

Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Colour ($24 USD) — Longwearing, water-resistant, creamy shadow with an innovative light weight texture that glides on and adheres to the eyelid, leaving an even finish. The product can be applied directly to the lash line for a liner effect, or all over as a blendable crème shadow.

This is a beautiful, long-wearing shadow.  I have it in Sandglow and Orchid and they are both gorgeous shades!

Available in eight new shades, Orchid, Sugar Frost, Seashell, Sandglow, Grey Pearl, Pink Opal, Mint Snow, Rosegold (16 shades total)

Laura Mercier Crème Eye Liner

Laura Mercier Crème Eye Liner ($22 USD) — Ultra-smooth, water-resistant creamy eye liner that applies with ease and precision. The unique formulation provides a beautiful semi-matte, non-oily finish with full coverage in just one stroke.

The product is available in six colours including Noir, Espresso, Violet, Canard, Indigo and Cobalt (pictured to the left).

The liner and shadow sticks are available at

vbeauté Lip Spread

vbeauté Lip Spread ($28 USD) — For soft, perfectly tinted, luscious lips this Valentine’s Day, use vbeauté’s Lip Spread Anti-Age Tinting Lip Gloss! Formulated with self-adjusting vBotanicals that react with your lip chemistry to create your very own afterglow, the formulation also boasts Cherry and Pomegranate Fruit Extracts to keep your lips feeling soothed and hydrated, while BioCellular Peptide works to correct and prevent environmental damage. Pucker up for your man while Lip Spread delivers silky smooth, lightweight moisture to your lips!

Price/Availability: $28 at, Bergdorf Goodman,

Mineral Fusion Nail Lacquer

Mineral Fusion Nail Lacquer ($7.99 USD) — Boasting naturally beneficial ingredients to keep nails healthy and strong, this long-lasting, chip-free formula is infused with anti-oxidant-rich ingredients to protect the nails from harsh environmental elements. Sleek packaging and a custom extra-thick brush allows for smooth, flawless and easy application to ensure a naturally chic look.  Available in 30 shades.

The shade above is called Sizzle.  It is a shimmery red that is perfect for V-Day!

Available at Whole Foods Markets nationwide, as well as other fine health stores.

Any of these products will help you feel sexy and glamorous on Valentines Day!  Enjoy!

Gift The Gift of Beauty This Valentine’s Day!

Ready for Valentine’s Day?  If you aren’t and have a friend or a significant other to buy for, I have some fun gift ideas for you!  They are:

Laura Mercier Bonne Mine Healthy Glow for Face & Cheeks Crème Colour Palette

Laura Mercier Bonne Mine Healthy Glow for Face & Cheeks Crème Colour Palette ($48 USD). This ultra-sheer, blendable and portable palette was inspired by Laura Mercier’s work with celebrity clients, who wanted a universal compact that would “wake-up” their skin.

The Bonne Mine Palette includes:

  • 1 Bronzer Veil
  • 2 Cheek Veils
  • 2 Glow Veils

100% of the profits from the Laura Mercier Bonne Mine Healthy Glow for Face & Cheeks Crème Colour Palette are donated to the Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund. What better way is there to show love for the important women in your life – your friends, sisters (and even yourself) – than with a gift that helps save women’s lives!

Available at

H2O Plus Purifying Sea Salt Body Collection

H2O Plus Purifying Sea Salt Body Collection ($65 USD) This four-piece collection of our best-selling spa favorites gently polishes and replenishes skin while an invigorating oceanside scent energizes the senses.  Sea Salt Body Wash is enriched with European sea salts to lather away impurities and exhilarate the senses.  Sea Salt Skin Smoother reveals healthy, glowing skin with exfoliating European sea salts, nourishing botanicals and soothing almond oil.  Sea Salt Hydrating Body Butter intensely moisturizes and softens dry skin with a rich blend of shea butter and coconut oil.  Hand and Nail Cream intensely moisturizes with shea butter, silk proteins and vitamin E with an award-winning formula

Availability: and H2O Plus Stores

TOCCA Delicato da Viaggio

Add an unexpected hint of romance with fragrant sheets! Available in Touch, Cleopatra, Stella and Florence scents, TOCCA’s Delicato da Viaggio ($22 USD) contains 4 (2 oz.) bottles of the brands cult laundry delicate wash to fit any mood this Valentine’s Day.

A gentle wash for fine fabrics, our laundry delicate wash is ideal for lingerie, silks, cashmeres and bed linens. Easy to use for hand-washing or machine washing on the delicate cycle. Experience TOCCA’s complete laundry delicate collection with this limited-edition, travel-friendly set. Each 2 oz bottle can wash up to 6 washes for hand washing and 3 for machine.

The Scents: Touch – Gardenia and Pomegranate

Cleopatra – Grapefruit and Cucumber

Stella – Italian Blood Orange

Florence – English Rose and Iris Root

Available at

LaLicious – Sugar Kiss Collection

LaLicious Sugar Kiss Collection — Bring a luscious spa experience home and kiss dry skin away this Valentine’s Day with LaLicious’ signature scent body butter, body oil, whipped body soap and scrub.  The Sugar Kiss Collection is a blend of citrus, rose, and vanilla aroma leaving your skin smelling and feeling like love. The best part is the all-natural formulas, so you can be sure you’re giving your skin the best treatment it deserves.

Price: Sugar Kiss Body Butter – $25; Sugar Kiss Body Oil – $24; Whipped Body Soap – $18; Sugar Kiss Soufflé Scrub – $34 at and select retailers nationwide. 

Fun Valentine’s Day Beauty Ideas

This Valentine’s get ready for your hot date (here’s hoping for ya)!  Now, I have been married for 20 years, and I still like to get glam’d up for romance, even if it is just eating a romantic dinner at home with the family!

The following products can help you look, feel and smell fantastic for V-Day.  Enjoy!

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Balm ($7.95 USD) This Valentine’s Day, get your lips kissably soft with L’Oréal Paris’ new tinted lip balm.  This silky smooth balm delivers care and comfort to lips while providing the shine and sheer color that women (and men!) crave. Thanks to its nurturing formula with Shea butter, Argan Oil, Vitamin E, Rose Canina Oil and SPF 15, Colour Riche Balm delivers eight hours of continuous hydration.  Lips feel soft and supple all day long and conditioned for up to 2.5 hours after the balm is removed. Available in eight wearable shades, Colour Riche Balm leaves lips with a healthy hint of beautiful color. Available at and chain drug, food and mass market retailers.

What I think:  I love this balm!  The color is subtle, but will help you look put together while making lips look and feel super soft!

bliss fabulips treatment kit ($45 USD) On Valentine’s Day, we all know your most important asset are those lovely lips.  Bliss gives some much needed TLC to your kisser with the only complete beauty regimen for your lips! Introducing the new bliss fabulips treatment kit- the only one-stop lip care shop that cleans, exfoliates, plumps and softens for a ‘spa’-tacular smooth every day- it’s a facial for your pout!  Available at bliss spas,, and Sephora.

What I think:  This 4 step kit is worth the time!  After the first use, I could see a big change in the texture of my lips.  If you use this, don’t forget to scrub the edges of your lips — this will help with lip line and bleeding lipstick.

Urban Decay Sparkling Lickable Body Powder ($20 USD) Like kryptonite to Superman, the Sparkling Lickable Body Powders render men powerless. Redesigned with your vanity in mind, our new, petite boxes swank-up any countertop or boudoir. Take your ensemble and your evening from sexy to scintillating, as a mere dust of this decadent beauty treat will make you the main course. Our new, petite Sparkling Lickable Body Powders feature sleek, more sophisticated, tassel-topped boxes each with its own signature pattern – complete with a deluxe purple puff.  Radiate so much beauty that he’ll be able to taste it…


·        Marshmallow – soft white pearl shimmer in a chic, purple foil, zebra print box

·        Honey –golden pearl shimmer in a seductive, bronze foil, leopard print box

Available at Sephora, ULTA, select Macy’s,,,, and

What I think:  I haven’t tried this yet, but is sounds perfect for an amorous Valentine’s Day!

Pacifica Island Vanilla Body Butter Tube ($18 USD) Smell incredible with our nourishing and anti-oxidant rich ingredients.  Our body butter helps fight signs of aging while adding deep moisture and protection.  Made with nature’s best moisturizers – shea butter, almond oil and safflower oil – Pacifica’s paraben-free Body Butter is a skin must-have.  Now available in tubes in our best-selling fragrances, making them easy to take with you anywhere.  A warm blend of sultry fresh coconut, delicate creamy vanilla.

What I thin:  This decadent body butter smells delicious and is has a thick and luxurious texture.  This is perfect after a shower to keep skin soft all day and night!

Smell Sweet This Valentine’s Day With Thymes, One and Bodycology

There are so many ways to try a new fragrance. And these great choices are perfect to give or treat yourself for Valentine’s Day.

Bodycology Midnight Garden Body Cream ($4.99 USD) –For Daily Rejuvenation: Smooth over skin, giving special care to dry or rough areas such as hands, elbows, knees and heels – for softening that feels like blissful indulgence
Beneficial Ingredients: Moisturizing Aloe Vera, Shea Butter and Nourishing Vitamins E & C.

Violets, lavender and rose mingle to produce a fragrance that is reminiscent of a moonlit garden. You can purchase this at Walmart.

One Lotion Massage Bar ($9.99);Blended with the finest moisturizing butters and essential oils, the calming bar instantly melts into skin to release tension and help you unwind. Just massage onto skin, concentrating on tired muscles and sore areas. Housed in an eco-friendly, recyclable tin, the Lotion Massage Bar is a loving indulgence you can feel good about. You can purchase at  Target Stores, and

Thymes Offerings Love Candle ($26.00); It’s a scent evocative of a heartfelt emotion. Each time the recipient lights The Offerings Love Candle by Thymes, her home is filled with feelings of warmth. With a blend of heady tuberose, dewy jasmine, golden apricot nectar and exotic Hinoki wood, The Offerings Love Candle envelops the room with a rich, comforting aroma that burns cleanly for up to sixty hours. Housed in an opaque cream glass with subtle white starburst designs, The Offerings Love Candle makes the perfect adornment for your dresser or bedside table. And, as a unique expression of Valentine’s Day love, the inner packaging of The Offerings Love Candle can be personalized with your own inspired inscription. Simply handwrite your loving message on the inside flap of the candle’s box.

Purchase this and other great products at

Find a New Fragrance For Your Hair, Body and Home For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a great time to try new fragrances for your body, hair and home to set the mood for romance and to make yourself feel sexy.

NEST Fragrances Bar Soaps ($16.00 USD) — These lightly scented French-milled soaps contain shea butter and almond oil to create a rich, luxurious lather while and nourishing the skin with antioxidant vitamin E. Available in: Moss & Mint, Bamboo, Moroccan Amber, Orange Blossom, Wasabi Pear, and Grapefruit. I tried the Orange Blossom and I loved it. This is a flowery, romantic scent that is perfect for this season! Purchase at Neiman Marcus or online at

Designed for dry and frizzy hair, the LOVE Smoothing Shampoo ($22.00 USD) uses prickly pear extract to provide intense moisture to hair and scalp.  Rice Proteins create a protective layer on the hair and Olive Oil acts as an emollient while Indian Fig Extract heals hair cuticles, leaving hair manageable. LOVE Smoothing Conditioner ($25.00 USD) works to replenish both hair and scalp, restoring heat-damaged hair with Vitamin E, moisturizing with rice bran wax and nourishing hair and scalp with borage oil. The blend of moisturizers and silicones leaves hair soft, silky and manageable and loved. The fig scent is fantastic, too. Visit for salon locations.

The Bath and Body Works Black Currant Vanilla Massage Oil ($16.00 USD)  — This sexy oil is fragranced with at combination Black Currant and Vanilla.  Vanilla Absolute soothes and calms to instill feelings of comfort. The soothing oil blend contains Sunflower Oil, rich in the antioxidant Vitamin E, to moisturize skin and help keep it young looking. Massage into freshly cleansed skin or add to warm running bath water for the ultimate relaxing bath. Visit to learn more and to purchase.

Designed to evoke over 19 different moods, emotions and locales from around the world, the moment you inhale one of TOCCA’s Candle ($36.00 USD) fragrances, you are instantly transformed to a place far beyond your current reality. Available in 26 fragrances ($36 each). I love the Bianca Candle. With notes of green tea, lemon and a dash of sugar, Bianca leaves you sitting seaside in Italy, enjoying life and sipping tea. Approximate burn time: 60 hours. Visit or to purchase.

Enjoy the romance!

Make Your Lips Kissable This Valentine’s Day With Napoleon Perdis, beautyADDICTS and L’Oreal


Want to add a little sparkle to your look in time for Valentine’s day? The easiest way to update your look and feel fab is trying a new lip gloss or lipstick. Here are a few new ones to help you change things up and to enjoy your Valentine’s kisses?

Inspired by the fabulous success of the Chandelier Shine nail polishes, Napoleon Perdis introduces 12 ultra glossy lip glosses in a perfectly matched pack.  From top to toe you’re covered with the Chandelier Shine Lip Gloss pack ($15.00 USD), which includes one lip gloss and one nail polish. the perfect accessory to compliment any polished look.  From soft French Pink to the dark hues of Moroccan Velvet and Santorini Sunset, these hues let your lips and nails shine! 

Chandelier Shine Lip Glosses add brilliant texture and glide smoothly (never sticky) for that camera ready pout.  With the added benefit of marine collagen, Chandelier Shine Lip Gloss delivers lip repairing properties, keeping lips moist and full, while contouring for a sweet supple look.  The nail polishes provide long-lasting shine and amazing chip free technology.  The UV protectors prevent yellowing and nail hardening. 
I love this lip gloss. I have it in Ritzy, a dark red with warm undertones. I usually don’t wear red as I prefer softer lip shade, but I really like this one. This can be very opaque, so I just apply a little and press my lips together so it blends sheerly. Very pretty! You can also go for the wow factor by applying it full on.  This kit is available in  12 shades from a pearly pink to a dark red. You can purchase this at
Another great gloss is the beautyADDICTS SweetLIPS Gloss ($17.00 USD). This new high shine gloss hydrates with soothing Vitamin E and Jojoba Butter that moisten and heal battered lips. Not to mention, SweetLIPS will leave you tasting as good as you look with a hint of Vanilla.
Available in four shades that look great on all skin-tones:
Glow – Blush is the perfect special occasion pink
Express – Sheer Peach is a beautifully natural shade with a touch of coral
Motivate – Lilac is a fun lavender-pink
Seduce – Black Cherry is a deep berry shade that creates the perfect glam-lip

This yummy gloss really hydrates my lips! I have the Motivade shade and it is sweet and Spring-y. These glosses are not sticky an feel great on. Visit www.beautyaddicts,com to learn more and to purchase!

Want a lipstick that will withstand Valentine’s kisses? Take your lips to the next level with L’Oreal Infallible Le Rouge ($9.99 USD). This revolutionary and innovative formula delivers bold, luscious color that lasts all day long, making it the ultimate beauty indulgence.  Infallible Le Rouge Lipcolour offers up to 10 hours of vivid, hi-definition colour and shine, while hydrating Vitamin E keeps your lips moist and comfortable. Discover the truest color payoff in a creamy, conditioning base.

I have the Perpetual Peach — the color that Jennifer Lopez wore at the Golden Globes. This color is so soft and pretty, perfect for day wear or for night with a bronze smoky eye. Don’t worry if this is not your color — it is available in a whopping 30 shades. Visit to learn more and you can purchase at drugstores and mass market retailers near you!