Normally I dislike Orange everrrrrything – even during Halloween.

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Polish: Sephora by O.P.I in I Think I Cayenne

I Think I Cayenne is a polish I got in a set from Sephora and I actually really like the color. Once it is on, it has gold and copper tones so the orange isn’t so bright and annoying.

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My January Ipsy Glam Bag has arrived!

This month’s goodies are:

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1. I love the bag included this month. It is larger than previous ones and would be great to bring along when traveling. Also the inner lining  is soo cute!

2. SOHO Beauty, Professional Crease Brush – I have always been a big fan of this brand. They have quality makeup brushes at prices that are very affordable.

3. Sexy Hair, Big Sexy Hair’s Spray & Play – Spray & Play is a flexible, working hairspray that gives incredible volume, lift and shine. Its anti-humidity formula delivers medium hold and is great for everyday use. It’s perfect for all hair types. Visit Ulta.com  and enter code 70950 at checkout for $5 off your purchase of $25 or more of Sexy Hair products.

4. Pacifica, Body Butter inTuscan Blood Orange – This body butter is made with Shea Butter, Almond Oil and Safflower Oil and is said to help first signs of aging while adding deep moisture and protection. Want to try it out yourself? Visit their website and enter beauty20 at checkout until 2/15/13 for 20% off.

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5. Nailtini, Straight Up Color Lacquer in Frappe – Nailtini makes beautifully pigmented polishes that last and as a Nail Polish’holic I can always appreciate polishes that are long-lasting. Frappe is a sheer pale pink color and goes well with anything! Visit their website and use code ipsystar for 30% off until 2/28/13

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6. Josie Maran, 100% Pure Argan Oil – This legendary, lightweight oil, grown organically in Morocco, is rich in vitamin E and essential fatty acids. Use it as a fast absorbing daily moisturizer, or to heal and condition everything from cuticles to split ends. Plus it is 100% organic! I consider this product a must have – it is amazing! I love that it works with various skin types since it is so gentle and it has been known to help with skin conditions including acne, eczema and rosacea.Visit their website and enter code IPSY15 to receive 15% off your purchase of $45 or more until the end of the month.

My monthly Beauty Boxes are starting to roll in for the month of January

1st up – BIRCHBOX!

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This month’s box includes a fold-out poster with 25 ideas for ways to maximize your personal happiness such as not swearing off all carbs and eating breakfast. I actually LOVED this detail of the box and I plan to share some of the “25 ways to make 2013 awesome” with you all throughout the month.

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My deluxe beauty samples this month were:

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1. (2) Kérastase’s Masque Chroma Riche Treat conditioner packets

2. Frownies Eye Gels Under Eye & Eyelid Treatment

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I am so excited to try the Frownies Eye Gels. In each pack you get 1 reusable set that can be used up to 4 times. You wear the pair of patches for  half hour and refrigerate after each use. Initially you should wear these for 3 nights in a row, then continue with treatment once a week. I will review these when I get a chance to test them out. If I see a difference I plan to continue using them.

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3. DDF Wrinkle Resist Plus Pore Minimizer Moisturizing Serum

4. Harvey Prince Skinny Chic

At the age of 27 I do worry about the prevention of wrinkles so DDF Wrinkle Resist will be worth the try, especially since it includes a pore minimizer.

I instantly laughed when I read about the Harvey Prince Skinny Chic. This fragrance basically says that a spritz curbs cravings as well as gives an instant energy life. I am doubtful that it actually does what it states but I will say that it smells amazing!

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5. theBalm Cosmetics Hot Mama Shadow & Blush All-in-One

The color swatched on my skin was a very pretty shade and I can see it being a beautiful color for both blush and shadow.

Overall I was not thrilled about this box. It did have some highlights such as the Frownies but I am so over receiving Perfume Samples in my monthly boxes. I will say that this particular months fragrance sample was my favorite though just because it was different. For $10 a month though, I have no complaints and I am excited to see what goodies next month’s will bring!

To sign up and experience BB for yourself – click HERE

**Birchbox is the best way to discover new beauty, grooming and lifestyle products. Join to receive monthly deliveries of top product samples from high-end brands.

Megan Fox graces the cover of Esquire for the February 2013 issue . In her interview, she talks about why she removed her Marilyn Monroe tattoo and how she feels about her other ones today, being pro-church and making her sex appeal work for her, not others.

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To read the whole article, click HERE

Here is my manicure for the week:

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 Polish: Sephora by O.P.I in S-Age Is Just A Number

Photographs do this color no justice!

Instead of being a solid gold color, it has a lot of dimension to it. The colors change as your hand moves and it has gold, cooper and green tints to it – very unique and different.

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What are your thoughts on this color?

I think it is very versatile and I love it!

I can’t wait to throw some accent colors and jewels to this look.