Orblue Pastry Scraper

Pastry scrapers are great for all sorts of things.  Here’s how the Orblue describes what you can do with it:

Scrape and chop bread or pizza dough with the stainless steel pastry cutter. Your knife is not as good as a bench scraper to chop and transport food off the cutting board and into the pan.

Good Grip – Comfortable non slip rubber handle absorbs pressure. Hold your metal pastry chopper and note how comfortable it is.

Easy cleanup – Cooking can’t get any easier. This pastry scraper is another dishwasher safe tool set in your kitchen.

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Rimam Seven Deadly Sins Collab

Hotties! I got to participate in another fun collab with the ladies of Indie Makeup And More and the theme this time was the seven deadly sins. I got Greed, which is totally fitting! Now, when I was originally brainstorming this look I was going to go with all green and gold and maybe draw a money symbol on my face. In other words very literal.

I decided to think outside the box and when I googled greed I remembered that another name for greed is avarice and avarice is the Orange Lantern in the corps. Green Lantern of course is very well known but the orange lanterns with the power of avarice, well that seemed like a cool idea! I decided to go with it….oranges, golds and yellows it is!  This look is all about excess, extreme greed…..the preciousssssssssss.

Face: I started with an airbrush base, flesh colored  foundation with lots of gold and a little bronze mixed in.   Morgana’s Fire Opal powders finished over the whole face.  Lots and lots of sparkly powder.

Cheeks:  I added a little straight orange to the foundie mix and added to cheeks and topped with Aromaleigh Sunday Girl.

Lips:  Morgana Solar Flare packed with MAC’s Marigold glitter.

Eyes:  Brazen’s Cheeky foiled on lids and blended under lower lid as well  with Brazen’s Buzzed in crease and blended out and also applied underneath eye as well.  Meow’s Yellow Snow applied to upper brow bone with Brazen’s Scorching applied under brow and on inner corner of eye.  Urban Decay Whiskey liner on upper and lower lids with two coats of black mascara on lashes.   Kat Von D Deadhead orange shadow on brows.

I wanted this look to be too much of everything…too much orange, too much sparkle, too much shimmer, too much jewelry.  Not a pretty look, but an interesting and slightly gritty look none the less.  Greed typically isn’t pretty and I wanted to portray that just a bit but still have it be somewhat ‘glamorous’.  I topped this look with a super duper bright orange wig, a champagne sequin sweater, a huge vintage necklace and all the warm colored sparkly bracelets and rings I could find. I hope you like it!

 

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Baiden Mitten Review

Exfoliation at it’s best!    Those of you that know me know that I love to exfoliate.   I exfoliate daily and am always looking for a new way to do it.  Well, here is the Baiden Mitten.

You use this product a little differently.  You don’t want to use it with soap or use it circular motions.  You wash any oils off your body, sort of sluice the water off your body and use this in an up and down motion.  There is a video if you’d like to see it in action:

Baiden mitten in action.

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I like this a lot!   I didn’t get as much exfoliation as the video but I also exfoliate pretty frequently due to my eczema.   You don’t want to use the mitten more than once weekly or so and make sure it dries out completely between uses.
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Arcana Summer Constellation Reviews!

Hello hotties!  We have a lovely new Arcana collection that is perfect for those magical sultry summer nights.   Summer Constellations will be available in the shop on July 1st but we wanted to make sure you had some reviews to check put so you can decide what’s on your hot list.   These will be available while supplies last so if you see something you can’t live without, get it while you can!

These will be available at The Rhinestone Housewife, Arcana’s Ebay shop and also at Pretty Indulgent.

Summer Constellations

Cygnus: The Swan. Of all the myths surrounding Cygnus, our favorite is that he is vain Queen Cassiopeia’s pampered pet. Soft, antique amber, rose petal syrup, rose-infused cupcakes, and fluffy white frosting.

In bottle: Rose candy.

Wet on skin:  The amber and rose are soft and delicate yet warm and snuggly.  It’s very sweet and wholly lady like.

Dry on skin:  The rose really blooms towards the end but it’s not a sharp floral at all.  The amber and frosted cupcakes really take the edge off of what can be a sharp floral.

Verdict:  It’s rose!  And foodie!  But not too rose!  And not too foodie!

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Delphinus: This matchmaking dolphin convinced beautiful sea-nymph Amphitrite to marry Poseidon. Peach sorbet, sugared coconut milk, and a tiny drop of Key lime.

In bottle:  Sugared lime!

Wet on skin:  It’s like peach sorbet with lime squeezed over the top right at first.  The lime fades a bit and the peach really shines!

Dry on skin:  The peach and coconut milk have combined to give it a bit of a vanilla vibe.   Definitely a sweet peach sorbet scent.

Verdict:  Perfect if you love peach and are looking for the perfect warm weather scent!

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Draco: The bold dragon who stood sentry over Hera’s golden apples in the garden of the Hesperides. Crisp apples, black amber resin, pineapple, black tea, and cognac absolute.

In bottle:  Apple tea.

Wet on skin:  The black amber resin is super in your face right at first. Then the apples and tea swirl around with just the briefest hint of pineapple at the edges.

Dry on skin:  Apple and pineapple black tea with a shot of cognac to richen everything up.  The resin is the perfect note to ground it.

Verdict:  This is a gorgeous apple scent.  It’s not foodie at all, and not spicy either.  It’s a lovely new way to showcase the apple note!

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Lacerta: The Lizard. Ancient Greeks identified no constellation in this spot, but Native American Chumash astronomers saw a lizard, while Chinese astronomers recognized Tengshe, the flying dragon-snake. Cassis, strawberry, watermelon, blackcurrant, opium, white musk, and a hint of luminous green scales.

In bottle: Watermelon!

Wet on skin:  It’s very freshly fruity right at first with the watermelon and strawberry right up front.  The musk and cassis are very subtle in the background at this point.  The white musk is creeping around and it’s really pretty with all the fruits.  The blackcurrant is also adding just a bit of a spicy note.

Dry on skin:  Ahh, the green scales are curling around now….and the fruits have taken a back seat to the musk and soft opium.

Verdict:  This turned out much different than I expected!   It’s less fruity and more grounded and grown up than I thought it would be.  Very soft and appropriate for work.

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Lyra: Containing the bright star Vega, Lyra represents the enchanted lyre of gifted, tragic Orpheus. Smoky oudh with cool vanilla, caramelized apricot, golden woods, rich musk, and honeyed osmanthus.

In bottle:  Cold, smoky oudh.

Wet on skin:  Woodsy but in a wearable soft way….not masculine.  The smokiness of the oudh softened right away and now I’m getting just a bit of the caramelized apricot.

Dry on skin:  The musk has shown up and it’s a sexy one but not too swarthy and it’s *perfect* with the cool vanilla.   The osmanthus is just barely there, peeking in.

Verdict:  This is lovely and warm and rich, but not cloying in any way.  Just the right amount of dark and light.

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Ophiuchus: The snake-handler holds the constellation Serpens in the night sky. Blackest vanilla, sweet cream, and patchouli wind around mandarin, tangerine, petitgrain, ginger, citron, and bright frankincense tears.

In bottle:  Citron and patchouli.

Wet on skin:  The sweet cream and petitgrain start this off warm and creamy.  Then the patchouli and citrus just barely start wafting around.

Dry on skin:  The patchouli steps up and it’s a nice, creamy patchouli and a nice balance with the black vanilla.

Verdict:  This is gorgeous and my favorite of the collection. If you like patchouli then you need this and if you’re hesitant about citrus, then this will be perfect for you because it’s not in your face citrus but soft and creamy.  Not gonna lie, keeping one of these for myself.

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Piscis Australis: The Southern Fish gulps water flowing from the urn of Aquarius. A clean, airy handful of acacia blossoms, neroli, tuberose, asphodel, and native gardenia petals are scattered over banana fruit and white amber.

In bottle: Gardenia and just a hint of banana.

Wet on skin:  Gardenia and banana and ohmygodiloveit!  I actually really enjoy the smell of gardenia but it tends to be a note that I can’t wear.   It’s very airy as the banana fades out a bit and the tuberose blossom.

Dry on skin:    The gardenia is lush and creamy and it’s so unexpected with the banana!   It’s not green or sharp in any way…..very succulent.

Verdict:  A beautiful floral without the green herbal note that you often get with florals.  It’s lovely!

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180 Cosmetics Hyaluronic Serum Review

Hey hotties!

So I’ve been super into serums lately and serums that include hyaluronic acid and vitamin C are my favorites.   180 Cosmetics Hyaluronic Serum is my favorite so far.  It goes on nicely with no sticky films that some serums leave behind.  It’s odorless and leaves my skin feeling super soft in the morning.  This serum is a gentle exfoliator so I like to use it in the evening, two or three times weekly.

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It retails for $13.88 and this is what the company has to say about it:

 

  • CONTAINS THE HIGHEST CONCENTRATION OF THE ABSOLUTE BEST QUALITY SWISS HYALURONIC ACID AVAILABLE ON THE MARKET- enriched with natural ingredients and vitamin C for maximum results. Also contains powerful antioxidants that protect skin from free radicals
  • REVERSE THE SIGNS OF AGING WITH THE NEWEST 180 COSMETICS PURE SWISS HYALURONIC SERUM + VITAMIN C THAT HAS TAKEN THE WORLD BY STORM! Watch this truly revolutionary serum reverse the signs of aging right before your eyes, as it restores skin’s elasticity and leaves it looking and feeling smooth, supple, and rejuvenated.
  • FOR AGES 40 AND ABOVE – we also recommend using the 180 Cosmetics Pure Swiss Hyaluronic Serum or cream + Peptides, for maximum results.

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IMAM Colab FOTD Featuring Planet Mercury

Hello hotties!   I had a fun collaboration this week with the ladies on IMAM (Indie Makeup And More) featuring the planets and I chose Mercury.  Now Mercury is interesting because if you google pictures of it, you get two very different looks.  One is all reds and gold and hot looking and the other is a beautiful azure, gold and white vibe.  So I decided to do two looks.

The first was done with Brazen shadows in Cheeky, Immaculate and Tree Hugger and this represents the hot Mercury.

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The next FOTD is to represent the other images of Mercury that you see.  Here I used Brazen shadow in Music Box and Ice Queen and Geek Chic shadows in Oldest Profession In The Universe, Cosmic Cathouse and Pangalactic Painted Lady.  Lippie is Meteor Madame.

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Elite Omega 3 Fish Oil Capsules Review

Hotties! We all know that fish oil is good for us but unfortunately many of us don’t care for seafood and drinking fish oil? Well, that’s pretty gross. I was excited when I was asked to review these.

I started taking one capsule of the Elite Omega 3 Fish Oil  a day and after about a week I was able to notice a big difference in my skin. It seemed more clear and I wasn’t experiencing as many random little blemishes.    I will admit that they have a bit of an aftertaste so  you want to make sure you eat something when you take it.

I also started giving them to my dogs and they think they’re just amazing treats! *gross*

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