The Promise Walk for Preeclampsia

Do you know anything about the devastating disorder that is preeclampsia? Affecting pregnant women, preeclampsia is defined as “a rapidly progressive condition characterized by high blood pressure and the presence of protein in the urine”. (source)

Simply put, it is a terrifying disorder that requires proper prenatal care. I have such a passion for supporting and bringing awareness to issues that affect pregnant women and their families. I was thrilled to hear about The Promise Walk for Preeclampsia happening in Miami. While I won’t be able to attend, I’ll be donating to the cause in hopes that the funds that are raised support the families that are affected by preeclampsia . 

2015 Promise Walk for Preeclampsia

If you are in or around the Miami area, consider registering for this walk! For more information visit The Promise Walk.

Green Nail Polish for St. Patrick’s Day

Green nail polish for St. Patrick's Day

Okay, for the record – I am not Irish. Not even a little bit. I mean, maybe but I doubt it. Probably not. So yeah. I never get into celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. I’ve never had green beer and I’ll likely punch you in the throat if you pinch me for not wearing green. *snort*

Okay, I’m kidding. Maybe a little. But I DO looooove the color green. It’s one of my favorite nail polish colors. I know a lot of nail polish lovers will be whipping out green nail polishes out in honor of St. Patrick’s Day so I decided to highlight some of my favorites. 

 butter LONDON Thames nail polish

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The For No Reason Giveaway

I feel like doing a giveaway. Nothing fancy. No sponsor. Nothing heavy. Just a simple and fun giveaway. I find myself so incredibly grateful for little ole’ Clumps of Mascara and its community that it just feels right to send you supporters some love one way or another. After all, it was a few months ago when I was all like “I don’t know if I want to blog anymore.”?

But I can’t imagine not blogging. I can’t be super active as I once was and that’s okay. I’m doing what works for me and I’m just gracious that 1 or 2 of you out there are still readin’ my rambles. So…let’s celebrate. For no reason! 

The No Reason giveaway

This giveaway is open worldwide and will close on March 24th. You have a ton of ways to get entries in. See, I told you.

EASY.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Goood luuuuck!

 

Having problems entering?
Email me at Brittany@ClumpsOfMascara.com.

11 Ways To Use Coconut Oil

Ways To Use Coconut Oil

I love me some coconut oil, y’all. It is truly my bread and butter and is the IT ingredient in just about every way. There are so many ways to use coconut oil that my small list of 11 uses doesn’t even hit the tip of the iceberg. It’s the only product that not only lives in my kitchen, but also lives in my bathroom, bedroom and toddler’s room. Coconut oil could run for President and I’d be right there campaigning and spreading the word about how fantastic this glorious stuff is. 

I’ve heard that some people don’t like coconut oil. A good friend of mine thinks the stuff is too greasy, smells too nutty and tastes awful in food. Whatever girl. I’m not hatin’ a sista but I’m hoping that she can one day see that light and fall in love with my beloved coconut oil.

My list of ways to use it is over at Mom.me

Your turn! How do you like to use coconut oil?

Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 144

 

Summer makeup

Gouldylox Reviews – Want to dramatically change how your skin looks? This is the line that will do it (and won’t break the bank!)

My Newest Addiction – Laura shares her favorite pieces from the MAC Cosmetics | Disney Cinderella Collection with a full review and swatches! A truly awesome collection.

Nouveau Cheap – The latest celeb to roll out a makeup line is actress Eva Mendes. Is her new CIRCA Beauty brand (exclusive to Walgreens) worth a shot? Here are my initial impressions.

Prime Beauty – needs to drink more water and so does her skin! Quench your thirsty skin with the new Neutrogena Hydro Boost Moisturizer! This gel moisturizer feels like a dream!

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The Big Event at ShopBop sale

SHOPBOP Sale

It’s a Shopbop sale! Ooooh, Shopbop. Why must you do this to me? Why must you torture me with deals and sales and plentiful lemmings when my bank account…ain’t so plentiful? Simply put, Shopbop’s March event will likely do the same thing to you as you look for sweet items to buy with the transition from Winter to Spring.

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Lancome Grandiose Mascara review

Lancome Grandiose mascara

I love everything about Lupita Nyong’o. I hope she never fades away and continues to be in the spotlight. Dark brown girls hardly ever grace magazines that aren’t Essence and Ebony and I just think these beauty and fashion magazines could use some diversity. So keep winning, Lupita, my love. Please. I love her so much that I’ve got her on my vision board. I just find her spirit, drive and success so inspiring…

Lupita Nyong'o

Months ago I received a sample of Lancome’s Grandiose mascara and I put it to the test in early February. I don’t have many bad things to say about Lancome’s mascara. I think they are wonderful. I think they are consistently consistent when it comes to performance and I rarely have bad experiences with their mascaras. And this one?

Well…

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Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 143

OFRA Cosmetics

Yay for another post from the The Lipstick League! We are a group of beauty bloggers, bound together by the desire to save the world with beauty, one post at a time!

EauMG – takes a stroll down memory lane and finally reviews one of her favorite masculine fragrances. She can’t believe that this fragrance is celebrating a 20th birthday this year…oh, how time flies.

Glitter.Gloss.Garbage – Cinderelly! Cinderelly! Glitter.Gloss.Garbage swatched MAC Coupe D’Chic from the Cinderella collection, so check it out before the store launch!

Gouldylox Reviews – These palettes have not gotten much love and I’m not sure why. They are absolutely gorgeous to look at and to wear!

Love for Lacquer – Must have date night essentials? Love For Lacquer shares hers!

Nouveau Cheap – You know I love finding dupes for popular, expensive palettes. So did I strike (rose) gold with this one? Come find out.

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