Bath & Body Works, Beauty Reviews

Bath & Body Works Summer 2022

Summer has arrived at Bath & Body Works with new and returning scents in adorable refreshed designs. They also have an entire 4th of July Collection and new Rainbows Waves scent for Pride month!

The Bath & Body Works Summer Candles include Buttery Popcorn, Rainbow Waves, Sour Melon Drop, Chocolate Chip Cookie, Berry Fruit Punch, Red, White & Blue Cake, Berry Waffle Cone, Summer Boardwalk, Carmel Cream Soda, Chocolate Banana Mudslide, Sea Salt & Sails and Orange Pineapple Punch.

Bath & Body Works Summer body care includes Firecracker Pop, Vanilla Confetti Sparkle, Berry Waffle Cone, Pink Watermelon Blast, Golden Ocean Pearl, Midnight Swim, Hibiscus Paradise, Summer Melody and more!

Beauty Reviews, Julep, Nail Polish Reviews

Julep 4th of July Fun!

Julep is fast becoming one of my favorite nail polish brands and I wanted to show off these three shades which are perfect for the 4th of July!


These shades are:

  • Ari It Girl (Red)
  • Lottie Classic with a Twist (White)
  • Eunice Bombshell (Blue Shimmer)


This red, white and blue combo is gorgeous and the quality of the Julep nail polish is amazing!

Have a safe and Happy 4th all!

Beauty Reviews, Sally Hansen

4th of July Nails: Yay or Nay!

I went to Target today (big surprise) and saw a huge display of the Sally Hansen Color Shine 3 pack for the 4th of July, I could not resist, I love anything with a holiday theme. This is a Target exclusive and cost me $4.99.

Now let me say that I am not a nail professional…at all. Not even close. Painting my own nails with one color is a feat for me but I wanted to attempt something festive. Not sure I succeed though, I can’t even imagine being this good.

The Polish

Sally Hansen is a great brand and for $4.99 this set is really nice. You get 3 colors: Pacific Blue, Pucker Up (Red) and White On. I found the white polish to be the nicest of the three. You could easily only use one coat. The blue and red need two coats for good coverage which perplexes me because more coats just adds to the goo factor.

The Design

My problem is that I could not even come close to creating the beautiful designs on the back of the package. The stripes were a little easier but I think you’d need some sort of expertise and a thinner brush to achieve the star. I also had a problem controlling the polish near the edges.

I got more creative with my thumb and added some white dots and a few Swarovski crystals. The crystal in the center was a design accident but I’m calling it art.

So Yay or Nay?

My daughter loved, my mom thought I did a nice job and my husband just gave me a raised eyebrow…I have no idea what that means. I doubt however that the nice people from Sally Hansen will be calling me anytime soon.

So I feel like it’s a “Yay” look for this middle-aged mom on the 4th of July, but a “Nay” for my career as a hand model or nail designer.

Oh and the polish is Made in the USA which is a big “Yay” for me.