Posts Tagged ‘giveaway & review’

Not your momma’s Mary Kay

Monday, December 10th, 2012

What’s your earliest memory of Mary Kay makeup? Mine is of swiping some of my mom’s fancy creams and face washes. The bottle said something about reducing the signs of aging. Who wants to age? I was already seven years old. I figured I’d better get the party started. So I started using Mary Kay as a kid, and I have no conclusive evidence, but it might’ve worked, because people always think I’m younger than I am.

It’s been many years since I dipped into my mom’s sweet stash of Mary Kay. I hadn’t thought about it until I saw the BlogHer program. I was happy to take part in the review program because I have some good memories of the products and I was curious about how the Mary Kay of today compared with the Mary Kay of my childhood. I have no idea why, but I rarely blog about my beauty routines and obsessions. I’m pretty hard-core and have been for ages. I’m very particular about what I put on my face and I am extra loyal when I find something I like. I even have a Pinterest board dedicated to my favorites. I kept an open mind about Mary Kay and am happy with the results. I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I am tossing aside a few of my staples for some of the products I tried.


Ready to improve your blog photography?

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

One of the things I enjoy most about ClickinMoms’ photography community is the diversity of their offerings. Of course I love the forum but I adore the breakouts, the free tutorials, and their e-learning products.

I’m excited to bring you a review and giveaway about a topic that is very near and dear to me: how to improve the visual aesthetics of your blog with photography.