Treat …is the perfect small gift!

MarshmallowLipScrubinaTube.312wTis’ the season for giving gifts and filling those stockings on the mantle.

I found a brand that you are going to love girls!  In fact they call themselves the Happiest Brand in the Land. This indie brand was started in 2002.It is Cruelty Free and filled with good for you ingredients.

I LOVE candy and marshmallows too. So this sent me over the moon by the way it smelled and the way it felt.The product I am talking about is a Marshmallow Cream lip scrub.

Kiss flaky dry lips with this beauty by Treat Beauty.

Like a lip balm on steroids this is a big hunk of luscious love for your lips.I say this because the colorful tube is huge but in a good way.

Made in Oregon with organic sugar,coconut oil,shea butter and other delights.It is a sweet recipe for the lips. TEENS would love it too.

They also have a matching lip treat and it is a moisturizing lip balm in the same flavor and old fashioned jumbo tube.

Soothing and great for even the most sensitive of skins.

#shopsmall every day

Candles are Magical Gifts!

FITZ CANDLEI found a batch of candles with a manly looking and aromatic twist I simply had to share with you! They might just help you check another gift off your list!

The candles are handmade and poured in sunny Jacksonille Florida by a gentlemen who wears many career hats! The candles are a soy waxed candle with a cotton core wick.What does that mean for you? A HEALTHIER candle to burn in your home or office and it burns clean…no soot candles or stinky smell.

Some ingredients used are natural fragrance blends of: Amber,sandalwood,cedar,bergamont,teak,rosemary,lavender,lemongrass,  dragon’s blood. The man you give it too may just be asking for more!!!

The candles illuminate with a beautiful glow and are designed and named by numbers.BATCH No.1, Batch No.2,Batch No.3 and not to be forgotten a Batch No.7.

The packaging is masculine and to me looks like a cross between an old apothecary from years gone by and with a bit of sexy.

Each season since his candle company began he curates a new scent.

Light up the men in your life’s world or even yours with the magic of a fragrant scented candle.

Where can you buy them?


When you think about gifts #shopsmall online…We sweet and small business owners may surprise you with what we have to offer.



My Holiday Gift Guide

87MG5397It is that time of year we all fret about stocking stuffers,gifts and that lovely hostess gift. So, again this year I am helping you give the unique curations I find.

From now through Christmas I will post daily tips and a few D.I.Y’s too.

You know the reason for the season and for me I don’t think it should be about stressing about and running all around town or online for gifts. However,that’s how it goes and I do LOVE to give. A gift,the gift of my time,a yummy baked good or giving a big hug and simply letting someone know how much you care for them. I don’t think there is enough love being spread around.

So, let’s get started with a new set of bath and body treats!

Rejuvelle is a brand of bath Bon Bon’s you know like the French yummy treats.But these aromatic delights wrapped in gorgeousness are made for the bath and not to eat.They indeed are lush bath bombs in a gift box.

Created by a mom for her daughter Alexa who was diagnosed with an auto immune disease which affects her skin. That is how these type bath bombs were born.A mother’s love and wanting other children and the whole family to enjoy this fragrant,good for the skin fizzy sensations in a tub.

They come in a variety of fragrances. Like Pink Grapefruit, Lavender,Vanilla and more.And something else to love is no ring around the tub!

Names include: Stressed Moms,Garden of the Gods,Vanilla Surprise and you won’t believe this but they even have one for SINUS Congestion relief!

Who knew you can float in a tub of lush bath bombs and they can give you sinus relief?

Gluten Free,no artificial fragrance or colors,all natural vegan,Non-GMO and good for your skin delights like moisturizing organic shea butter,sunflower seed oil and pure essential oils.

I think people need to chill out more and need to take a bath not a quick shower all the time. The bathtub is a great escape. If you have some stressed out gals and moms on your list. Think these beautiful bath bombs. My bedroom smells divine and I am hoping in a bath when I  finish posting this.If you have children this would be a safer to use fizzy gift for the bath.

Gift boxed in a tin old timey box and tied with a festive red ribbon!


Shop Small Saturday!

images SMALL biz Saturday 2013

NEXT Saturday the 28th is a movement started by American Express in 2010. And Fed Ex is a part of the printing and delivering our tools to celebrate in our small businesses. It is a beautiful day and way for business owners to show themselves and their shops off!

My business NOREEN YOUNG MAKEUP STUDIO in sunny Jacksonville Florida is a celebrating it and offering all kinds of fabulous specials,glam gifts, fun stocking stuffers and free gift wrap.

Oh and of course we will be serving yummy things to enjoy while you browse & shop! If you’re visiting Jacksonville Florida and have the time…please come on by between 11AM-3:00PM.

No appointment necessary this day.

Instead of shopping the BUSY malls,no parking,long lines and MADNESS!!!

Get on your bike,in your car or take a walk and shop a small local business.NEXT Saturday and any time of the year.

Our arms are open,we offer service with a smile and above all …


#shopsmall #shoplocal #smallbusinesssaturday

It’s only Natural…

That you want a healthy recipe to wash your makeup brushes with!NB8J8503

Hello my dahlings…Give your brushes a bath this weekend!!!

You’d be surprised how dirty your used brushes really are and what comes out of them.

1 1/2 tablespoons of white vinegar

1-2 tablespoons Castile soap

1 cup of warm water

12 drops of lavender or just plain Tea Tree oil

Wash,rinse well and squeeze out by pressing any residue and makeup colors out of the brush.Rest them on a paper towel over night.

  • DO NOT put the brush handle or silver/metal into the brush bath…ONLY the hair. You will destroy the brush.
  • Wash your brushes and sponges at least once a week. If you won’t do that do it at least twice a month. Dirty makeup brushes and sponges = a not so pretty complexion.

Keep them looking clean,beautiful and your face looking gorgeous too!

The Milk Man delivered something yummy to my store!


Actually he isn’t the milk man but almost it is my UPS man.

I love all things beauty and food you must know that by now if you read my posts. I am in love with this creamy milk like bottle with old-fashioned charm and the way it feels.It is called Sweet Cream Body Milk and their logo is a cow.

This delicate hand and body moisturizer is infused with vitamin-E. Rice bran oil lightly fragranced and notes of warm cream. my skin can’t enough of it. My clients can’t get enough of it either.

Paraben and Sulfate Free Vegan Gluten Free and 95% natural.Celebritiies covet it…you will too.

Made by farm girls in Texas.

Baby, winter is coming and so is the DRY ratchet skin. Take care of yourself from neck to toe with this dreamy and creamy cream.

Beauty From the Garden & More!


Flowers and herbs….Can make you feel better and healthier! I am trying to enjoy them even more before the winter chill and frost arrive in Florida. I love fresh mint,rosemary and other herbs growing outside my door.

Surround yourself with them to make you happy!

  • Eat parsley to freshen up your breath!
  • Make a cup of cozy hot tea with fresh peppermint or mint!
  • Bathe in bubbles and the scent of some fresh rose petals to stress less.
  • Place eucalyptus branches in your shower and steam your way to breathing better from allergies.
  • Add edible flowers to a salad. and make your day more beautiful and even better.
  • Massage your shoulders gently with grape seed oil and a smooth and soothing river rock from your garden supply.
  • Can’t get to sleep…use Chamomile to help you get those ZZZ’S.

Enjoy the beauty of these simple things I promise they can make your heart sing.

Say hello to a happier new you!

Black Magic

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Wicked good ideas~ Not just for Halloween !!!

There is power in a black lipstick!
It’s not just for Halloween. I like to use it to deepen light lipsticks or change the color of other lipsticks.

Deepest  Black mascara accentutates your eyes and defines them even more.

A Black Cat liquid liner gives you a fine line and or makes a bold statement line. Use on top of the eyelid at lash line or underneath for definition.

Black dark eye shadow like the kit by Makeup Revolution USA/London’s kit HARD Day is a fun kit to play with you can turn your day eye shadows into deeper evening shades when used on the top of them. Blend well.Say Hello to a sexy kitten!

And the icing on the black cake…. is a set of sultry sexy strip eyelashes!

I love the collection collaboration with Vegas _Nay and Eylure London.

This gorgeous social media sensation Vegas_Nay AKA Naomi Giannopoulos has some fabulous NEW strip lashes to bat your eyelashes with too.

Black Nail polish… Not only for your fingers and toes! I like to use it for scuff marks on my black shoes. You know the wear and tare on the heel and how the color comes off. Do not try with your Christian Louboutin’s. Only with other less expensive shoes and heels. Works like a charm.

Go ahead…add some black magic to your life in more ways than one!

IF your hands look like this….you need this!


You know who you are!!!

Are you tough on your hands and over task them to death?

IF your hands look rough you need to use the right stuff!

I am in LOVE with this yummy scented, vegan and oh so skin hydrating hand cream. It is called Whoppie Cream and it also has a sister creams. It is great for your handbag,briefcase or backpack. Airline Travel friendly size too.

Don’t go around looking like this. Take care of your hands and cuticles and find beauty bliss!

You wanna look your best for Halloween…don’t you?