How to Keep Your Boyfriend Out of Your Makeup Bag

My boyfriend and I were getting ready to go to a big Vegas Magazine party when he noticed a zit on his chin. My boyfriend is not metro at all except for maybe with his hair. I offered up my Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat. It did the job but before I knew it, he asked to use it again and again, so I gave it to him. But the gold pen stuck out like a sore feminine thumb in his man bag.

Not too long afterwards, I heard about They Hate Pimples, zit camouflage just for guys. I received samples and I just had to have my boyfriend try it out. We traveled to London last month for a wedding, it was a perfect opportunity to put They Hate Pimples to the test. My boyfriend tried the product in Medium Lager. Other shades include Pale Ale and Amber Ale, manly names for a manly product. He gave it an “A” because not only does it cover pimples but the hypoallergenic cream is made of a high-quality formulation that contains tea tree oil, an ingredient that’s known to fight pimples. Check out the before and after pics below.

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I always have love for a product that gives back for a good cause. They Hate Pimples will donate $3.00 from every purchase to Single Jingles, an organization that provides education and support to young men to raise awareness about testicular cancer, the #1 cancer among men ages 15-35.

Follow They Hate Pimples on Twitter, perhaps try it out on your boyfriends and keep your girly products in your makeup bag. Their products are available for purchase on their website.

I received samples of this product to from their PR representative.

Poof! Dry Skin Be Gone: a Review of Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate

Hi everyone! We’re kicking off this week with a guest review from one of my favorite beauty junkie friends, Jennifer Polito.  Hope you enjoy her product review below!

Guest beauty blogger, Jennifer Polito

Like many women, I have struggled with combination skin since my teen years. In addition to the occasional pesky breakout I have an oily T-zone and a dry chin area.  Once I got the acne under control I tackled the combo problem. I have tried everything from buying the latest over-the-counter products to seeing a dermatologist and getting pricey facials, nothing took care of the problem so I learned to live with it.

Two months ago my sister sent me a care package and inside were samples of Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate. I started using the essential oil (just two drops) at night before I went to sleep. The next day my chin was softer and after three days I notice my chin area was very smooth and not dry at all. I began applying the light oil to my entire face. It even calmed my oily T-zone. Was it possible an essential oil could combat my shiny forehead? I also love the scent – it reminds me of stepping into a spa treatment room with all the amazing oils they have.

I have been using this product for two months and I love it. I simply apply two drops to my face nightly after I wash my make up off and go to sleep. It doesn’t stain my pillows or leave a greasy residue. My makeup goes on with ease every morning and I don’t have to touch up during the day. Applied at night it nourishes your skin while you sleep and the product is made with essential and botanical ingredients like evening primrose oil that is rich in Omega-6 and essential fatty acids that help to repair your skin. The product also contains squalane, a botanical lipid similar in molecular structure to natural skin lipids. Translation: it contains what your skin needs to look its best!

I recommend this product to anyone with dry or combination skin. I’ve noticed I don’t need as much makeup and even brave a makeup free face from time to time!

You can buy your bottle of Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate online at for $43.