Monday, March 31, 2014

Product Review- Sabi Pill Boxes

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial. 
All of these products are made by Sabi.
Find more information on Sabi by visiting them on their-
Twitter: @sabi_brand
These retail from $7.99-$24.99
This is the TRIPOD store + go travel container. While pill box compartments are designed to hold large supplements, they also come in handy for storing objects of all shapes and sizes, from tweezers, tampons, rolls of mints, and packages of gum to glucose tablets, makeup, lip balm, eyeglass repair kit, and sewing kit – any and all small necessities you may need to take with you on the go.
The TRIPOD pill box is covered in soft, supple rubber and is nice to the touch. It is easy to open and close. It fits nicely into purse, backpack, or can be toted in place of a bag.

The CARAFE water cup and pill box in one. A combined pill box and water cup, the CARAFE water cup and pill box is handy to have around the house or office, hotel room, on your bedside table or desktop.
The CARAFE water cup holds 124 ml of water and its pill box features two large compartments suitable for pills of any shape and size. I showed all of these to my fiance and he liked this one the best.
The FOLIO pill box is made for those on a twice daily a.m./p.m. regimen of vitamins, supplements, or pills. It is a cut above the standard 14-door pill box and is much easier to load, with one universal lid.
The FOLIO pill box is also much sleeker than any of the twice-daily pill organizers out there. It fits elegantly and stylishly into purse or briefcase, and can be taken out anywhere.
 The FOLIO pill box features rounded compartments that make extraction of pills quick and easy.
The HOLSTER is a clip-and-go pill box with three slide-to-access compartments.
The HOLSTER pill box integrates seamlessly into a busy day. It slides open with a small amount of thumb pressure and easily slides closed. Compartments hold pills of most shapes and sizes and contents are easy to remove.
The HOLSTER pill box is convenient and clips to anything, I found it fits perfectly in my purse and fits all of my daily vitamins and herbal supplements.

Overall, I am very pleased with all of these products. They are very handy, sleek and great quality. I love that they are BPA free, exposure is a concern because of possible health effects of BPA on the brain, behavior and prostate gland of fetuses, infants and children. My fiance and I have been cutting food and products with BPA out of our daily use so I was happy to see their BPA free sticker. I do like all of the cases but the ones I like the best are the Holster and Folio, they both fit into my life and my purse perfectly. I love the size of the Holster and how much the Folio looks just like my Kindle case. I am always forgetting to take my vitamins so being able to toss them in my purse so I always have them with me is important and it is just an add bonus to pull out a pill case that does not look like my grandma's boring pill case.
I received the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Easter Craft Inspired by Henry Happened's DIY Nail Polish Marbled Eggs

One of the lovely ladies shared this picture below from Henry Happened in our nail art group 
so I thought I'd give it a shot.
DIY Water Marbled Easter Eggs
I am not a fan of hard boiled eggs and don't have kids so dying eggs every year is not really needed. I picked up some cheap plastic eggs from Target to try it that I can pack and pull out yearly until babies and all that jazz start to happen.
Here is everything I used-
bowl with water
plastic eggs
nail polish
So I am not the best with water marbling but I do like these and had fun making them. I thought it would be so cute to put a polish in the eggs as a little Easter gift for a nail addict!

Think you'll give them a shot? Let me see how yours turns out on Instagram with my tags @LanieBuck & #LanieBuck, I'd love to see them!
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Saturday, March 29, 2014

Ipsy April 2014 Glam Bag Sneak Peeks and Spoilers! Update 4.10!

Sorry for the delays and lack of updates this month, I am in the middle moving (and have been driving) from one state to another.  Anyway, back to the updates!
 Glam rooms are now open!
Top row is what I am getting and will be reviewing. 
4.8.14 from Ipsy "YAY! Your April "Beauty Rocks" Glam Bags are just starting to leave our warehouse in batches, and we'll be emailing your tracking codes ALL THIS WEEK AND NEXT (so no need to worry if you are still waiting)."

Sneak peeks are almost among us, I am starting this April's post a little early since I am in the middle of packing and just want to be able to update once the sneak peeks start. You can also bookmark this post if you'd like.
If you are not already signed up join me on ipsy and subscribe to the Glam Bag! You get 4-5 beauty products every month delivered to your door, for just $10. Michelle Phan curates the bags! 
Check it out here.

Bring out the velvet ropes and bust out your makeup melody for this awesome rock star product in your Glam Bag this month!
 Spoilers-  24/7 VELVET GLIDE-ON EYE PENCIL by Urban Decay

Life is a stage and your lips are at the center. Let one of these fabulous lip products take the lead!
Spoilers-I am seeing a few past brands again. Cailyn on bass and guitar, maybe Starlooks liner for vocals and a newbie brand to Ipsy Mary Kay on drums. If you click here you can see that Starlooks has listed the liner as a Ipsy feature. If you would like to see a swatch of a past Cailyn lip tint I got in an Ipsy bag click here. I don't have anything to share or confirm for the Mary Kay product, I am just crossing my fingers that I get the Poppy Love tube if I get the Mary Kay lippie in my bag... I already have had the other two brands more than once and do like both but I joined Ipsy to try new things.
 Hey DJ! Your beauty routine deserves a fabulous remix and one of these awesome beauty finds will help you scratch that!
Spoilers- Our DJ looks to be a Rainbow Honey polish, turntable is a City Color shadow + highlight mousse and the um the DJ's laptop or whatever the shadow to the right is looks to be An Elizabeth Mott Shadow.

Tune up your beauty routine this music festival season with one of these amazing products!
 Spoilers- 2 new brands and 2 brands that have already been in the ipsy bags in this sneak peek. Top left is Lollitint deluxe sample by Benefit, new to Ipsy is Mattifying Primer with Anti-Acne Treatment by Cover FX, Gradual Tan Plus Firming 4 In 1 Lotion by St. Tropaz, and another newbie Microdermabrasion Exfoliant by Dr. Brandt.

P.S. Sneak Peeks will start again Monday, 4/7! Have a great weekend!

One of these glam-rocking products is definitely going to get you to stand up and stand out from the festival crowd!
Also, check out my review of last month's bag.
Spoilers- Big Sexy Hair Mini Root Pump, Looks So Natural Lashes by Kiss, St. Tropez Tanning Essentials Gradual Tan Plus Anti-Ageing Multi-Action Face, Jasmine perfume by Demeter, Classic Blender Natural brush by Coastal Scents, more coming.

Put your records on and sing your favorite songs with all of this month's fabulous beauty rocking picks!
Spoiler- The bag!

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Friday, March 28, 2014

April Fool's Day polish spill prank with tutorial

 I love April Fool's Day and already started talking about it in an earlier post with a few ideas by others. As I promised in that post as I get ready with my tricks I would update and share. In that post I shared a link to a "how to" for a fake ice cream spill and thought it would be great to do with polish since I have polish everywhere in my house and am packing to move. An accidental spill may happen when moving so I'm crossing my fingers this prank will get my fiance.
What you will need-
School glue
 Acrylic paint
 Empty polish bottle
Baggie or plastic wrap (to dry on)
I added glitter but you can skip that step if you'd like, I wanted it to be as realistic as possible and I do love me some glitter polish. 

  Here are all the steps I took to do this fake polish spill.
Fill the bottle almost to the top with half glue and half paint.

Leave it on it's side pouring a little out over time just to get that "drop" out of the bottle that meets the spill. Let it dry in between the times you tilt more out.

Use a toothpick to spread the paint mix around to make a larger spill and to help it dry faster.

Once happy with the spill (3 hours of playing with it for me) let it dry over night because you don't want to have a real mess on your hands.
Think you'll give it a try? Let me see how yours turns out on Instagram with my tags @LanieBuck & #LanieBuck, I'd love to see them and hear how the prank turns out for you! 

Check out my lasted video for this!

You can find my other post here to see more crafts and pranks!
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