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Nikole Reviews: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush

I have been so intrigued lately by the claims of the Ambient Lighting blushes from Hourglass and what they do. Reading countless reviews I was so tempted to buy one, but held back by the $35 price tag for one blush. Well — of course — I caved, and am here to bring you my thoughts […]

Victoria’s Experience with an Airbnb (+ Hints and Tips)

Have you heard of Airbnb? Lately, it’s all I seem to hear about when one of my friends is traveling. The concept is nothing new — people who own spare rooms, houses, or apartments can list them on the site for rent. This includes the coolest places, like staying in an old clock tower or […]


Victoria Reviews: Classic:Specs

As a girl who has worn glasses since first grade (!), I couldn’t be more pleased that “mail-order” or online glasses services are becoming more and more common. As a glasses connoisseur, I’m pretty picky where I buy my glasses and what they look like. Popular online companies solve that problem. I can shop around […]


Maybelline’s The Nudes Palette: A $10 Naked Palette Dupe?

via Target Ever since the release of Urban Decay’s Naked Palette in 2010, it has held the spot of reigning nude eyeshadow palette. With its highly pigmented shadows and versatile shades, the Naked palette is rightfully popular, so it’s no surprise that several other brands have come out with similar products.  I’ve seen the Nude on […]

Ardenis Reviews: Sebastian Potion 9 for Frizz-Free Curly Hair

While browsing through Pinterest, someone pinned a picture of a hair product called Sebastian Potion 9. The caption stated that this was the best product for curly hair, and since I have curly hair, I immediately became curious. I looked for this product online and saw the high price tag — $18.95. Since I have […]


GIVEAWAY CLOSED: Otterbox Symmetry iPhone Case Review

For the longest time I was against using a phone case for my iPhone. I loved the way it looked and hated adding bulk to my phone, so I made due without a case for a good year. Then my friend accidentally dropped my phone which cracked the screen in just the right places, making […]


Nikole Reviews: Essence Cosmetics

Over the past week I have been putting to the test these extremely affordable products from the number one affordable makeup brand in the world, Essence Cosmetics. Essence can be found in Ulta, and right now they are launching in Walgreens all over, making them even easier to get your hands on! I tired out […]

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