Product Review: IT Cosmetics ‘Bye Bye Foundation’ and Kit

Product Review: IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Foundation

Confession: I love a good infomercial. I mean, who doesn’t? I get sucked in and want to buy everything. Every damn thing. Slap Chop? Got it. NutriBullet? Totally had it. George Foreman Grill? Obvy. So there was no resisting the allure of the IT Cosmetics TV presentation hosted by Alison Sweeney, who I grew to love/hate/love on Days of Our Lives as a teen.

Since I am a bit of a beauty junkie, I had to give their famous ‘Bye Bye Foundation‘ a try. Sharing some photos and thoughts on the full kit just ahead.

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Magique at Faena Hotel Miami Beach: A Very Sexy Night Out

Magique at Faena Miami Beach
The Magique Dancers at Faena Hotel Miami Beach // Courtesy photo

First things first, it’s been a very long time since my husband and I went out to do anything that falls under the category of sexy/fun/sophisticated and/or exciting. I wish I were joking or exaggerating the truth for the sake of good commentary, but the fact is that we are going on eight years of marriage and the past four of those have been spent parenting a very independent child. So it is without any reservation that I can admit to you, my dear readers, that when the invitation to a sexy magic show at Faena Hotel Miami Beach showed up in my inbox, I was not only confused (really – I checked to make sure they meant me), but nearly leapt through the screen to RSVP and secure our spot.

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Mom Life: The Target Mirror Reality Check

Have you ever looked back and caught sight of yourself in a Target three-way mirror? Let me rephrase. Have you ever wandered into the cute Juniors section at the front and convinced yourself you still look young enough to pull off those trendy Mossimo and Xhilaration pieces? Well, if you’re over thirty, raising a small child, and favoring sleep over exercise (like me) I’m willing to bet you have. I’m willing to bet you know just how jarring that sight can be. And, oh, how irrevocably disappointing.

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Hello Again.

It’s been nearly two years since I decided to take a break from this blog. At the time, I was taking on new responsibilities at work, managing two large blogs (and basically stepping into my dream job as an editor). I was also trying to keep my freelance career going while raising a toddler and trying to buy a house (which we’ve been in now for over a year, thankfully!).

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