Friday, February 26, 2010

Keep the Change

Like most women, I spend way too much time in my purse looking for items that I know are there, but can never find - especially loose change. I know that I have a ton of coins hanging out in somewhere in my bag, it's just tedious task of fishing them out when I need them. Time after time, I'm at the cash register a penny or two short for my purchase all because I can't grab my change quickly. Finally, I've taken the time to buy a super cute coin purse to keep all of my hard-to-find loose cash stashed.

Do you use a coin purse or are you like me and can never find your change when you need it?

Check out some of these fabulous finds:

Tory Burch Clayton Coin Purse available at for $95

Commes des Garcon Zip Top Coin Purse available at for $99

Coach Gramercy Skinny Wallet available at for $42

Barbie Lipstick Coin Purse available at for $28

Diane Von Furstenberg Estella Coin Purse available at for $115

Giraffe Coin Purse available at for $12.95

Tiffany Coin Purse available at for $50

Ugg Australia Covina Leather Coin Purse available at for $48

Flower Front Wallet available at for $7.99

Monday, February 22, 2010

Clarisonic Gets Cleansing Kudos!

What woman wouldn't want to have a facial done in the comfort of her home every night? Well, with the compact, Clarisonic Mia, every woman can have the luxurious feel of a facial at her fingertips. After finally trying the popular at-home skin cleansing gadget, I can attest to its convenience and quality.

The one-speed, vibrating bristles deeply cleanse while clearing pores and preventing unwanted oil production ultimately leaving skin softer and smoother. It also diminishes the appearance of blemishes, which is always a plus in my book. An added bonus is that it's completely waterproof and rechargeable, making it by far my favorite beauty gadget of the moment.

Available at for $149

Have you ever tried the Clarisonic Mia or the original larger version? What are your favorite at-home beauty gadgets? What do you use to create at-home facials? Please share!

**BTW - The winner of the Sephora gift card is Yelena! Congratulations. Please email me your mailing address.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Sephora e-Gift Giveaway!

Giving away products that I like has become a BGG staple. This time, someone else wants to give you lovely BGs a freebie! My generous friends over at want to give one lucky reader a $25 e-gift card from my favorite beauty and makeup mecca - Sephora. Please be sure to visit for great gift ideas from fashions to electionics, this site has it all! The winner will be selected randomly and announced on Monday. Good luck!

Friday, February 12, 2010

Must See TV: The Black List: Volume III

If you don't have special Valentine's Day plans this weekend or simply staying in from all the cold weather sweeping the nation - perhaps tuning in to The Black List: Volume III will keep you entertained.

In honor of Black History Month, the third installment of the critically acclaimed HBO film is back and features a new group of African-American notables such as, Beverly Johnson, John Legend, Whoopi Goldberg, Hill Harper, Lee Daniels among others sharing their stories, joys, struggles, insights, etc. into what it means to be black in America. This documentary is a must-see for all BGs!

Visit for air date schedules.

Have you seen any of The Black List series? If so, what are your thoughts? The first two series are available on DVD and are sold exclusively at Target for $9.99 each.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Pucker Up for Valentine's Day

If you want to create a sexy lip look for Valentine's Day, Maybelline's new ShineSensational glosses will make your kisser kissable for your special someone. These super shiny shades are high on color and low on unwanted stickiness, which makes for a perfect pucker. With a wide variety of colors, there's a hue that's right for you. My absolute favorite shade from the line is the pinkish-red, Cherry Kiss because it goes on smooth with just the right amount of color and is also great for mixing with other glosses.

Maybelline ShineSensational glosses available at for $5.19

Have you tried any of these new glosses from Maybelline? Will you be wearing a gloss or painting your pucker with lipstick this Valentine's Day?

**The winner of the Ambi body care products is T! Congrats and please email me your mailing address. :-)

Monday, February 8, 2010

Make Moisturizing a Must!

Now that I'm almost a month post-pregnancy, it's still very important to keep my skin well-hydrated and moisturized. Since I've tried so many lotions and potions during my pregnancy - I was one of the lucky women to not get a single stretch mark while I was carrying Baby BGG. Although it could simply be a result of genetics or a combination of my favorite fabulous moisturizers that I slathered on day in and day out - all I know is that keeping our skin well-moisturized is a must during pregnancy or not.

Right now, I'm loving Ambi Soft & Even products. I had never tried them until recently and so far, so good! The Creamy Oil Lotion is my favorite because the texture is light, yet it deeply penetrates my dry skin leaving it feeling nourished and super soft.

Stretch Mark Diminishing Oil, Creamy Oil Lotion, and Skin Tone Enhancing Moisture Cream available at for $24.99

Have you ever tried any Ambi products? If so, what are your thoughts? One lucky reader will win the entire Ambi Soft & Even body care line, including: Creamy Oil Lotion, Skin Tone Enhancing Moisture Cream and the Stretch Mark Diminishing Oil. Just leave a comment and a winner will be announced later this week.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

"Ooh" for Oobees!

Now that I'm spending most of my days inside with Baby BGG - staying comfortable is essential. That's why Oobee slippers have become one of my newest favorite things!! I have several pairs of slippers, but these are by far the most plush and comfortable! Obviously, they can be worn inside, but believe it or not, they are designed to be worn outside too! Oobee slippers are made with a thick rubber sole that can bear the elements for girls and women on-the-go.

I would never wear slippers outdoors, but for a quick run to the mailbox or to take out the trash, perhaps they would come in handy.

Oobees slippers available at for $29.95

Are you a fan of slippers or do you go barefoot in your home?

**One lucky reader will win a pair. Simply leave a comment and a winner will be selected randomly and announced later this week!