Jenmarie is a bubbly and petite thirty-year-old who loves to laugh and always thinks shopping is a good idea. She has been happily married for seven years to the man of her dreams and loves all things Star Wars & Disney. You've stumbled upon her blog of fashion, beauty and lifestyle where she shares her outfits, reviews, beauty tips, favorite things, and inspirational pick-me-ups. Have a look around and send her a note if you wish!

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Beauty Box 5: June Box

Beauty Box 5: June Box | Style through Her Eyes

Typically, I like to review one of my favorite products or create a make-up look with the items I receive from my Beauty Box 5 boxes. But sometimes I like to share with you everything that I've received just so you can see how awesome the products are! Since I haven't shared with you all of the contents of one of my BB5 boxes since last year, I thought I'd do that today! This month featured four full sized products. This isn't uncommon for the BB5 boxes. You will always receive 5 items each month that are either full size or deluxe sample beauty products. If you're interested, you can sign up for just $12 a month! I've discovered some great new brands through this subscription box as well and would highly recommend trying it out!

Since I'm a fan of sheet masks, I'm most excited to try the Pur~lisse Blue Lotus & White Tea Sheet Mask. This product alone is worth $8! It sounds fabulous too, "Blue Lotus, White Tea and restorative Asian botanicals delivers antioxidants and minerals to your skin. This power blend fights free radicals, improves skin texture while White Mulberry brightens and Anise helps firm skin, leaving complexion healthy, beautiful and youthful-looking.".

I'm also curious to try the brand new Sweep Contour & Highlight Brush. It's extremely soft and the perfect size for highlighting!

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Other products that were included in this box: Prestige Cosmetics Brow & Lash Brush, Manna Kadar Radiance Bronzer & Highlighter, and Versaspa Tanning Face Moisturizer.

Disclosure: The products mentioned above were sent to me by Beauty Box 5. All opinions are 100% my own.

Fashion Finds: Cat Eye Sunglasses

Fashion Finds: Cat Eye Sunglasses | Style through Her Eyes

The Cat Eye has continued to be a highly sought after fashion accessory for its unique shape and bold statement. With several options to choose from, it can be worn by almost anyone! Some frames are more rounded and subtle while others have quite the sharp edge for those who are feeling extra daring. Here's a few that I've spotted recently at different price points to fit your individual needs. However, you will find in the descriptions that you get what you pay for. Which is your favorite?


Nordstrom - $50

This retro-inspired pair by Quay Australia is perfectly shiny! It's made of plastic with 100% UVA protection and is available in two other colors.

ASOS - $13

The rose gold metal trim on these sunglasses by New Look is very much on trend! The frame is made of plastic and comes with UVA protection.

Brighton Collectibles - $110

The ornamentation on this particular pair really brightens your face while the brown ombre hues of the lenses soften the look. Brighton sunglasses come with a one year warranty against manufacture defects (with lenses that can be replaced for $10 and arms for $14). They are made of acetate, are optical ready with anti-scratch lenses, and have 100% UVA/UVB protection.

Warby Parker - $95

This pair is more rounded and perfect for those wanting to test out the Cat Eye trend. Warby Parker is comparable to Brighton Collectibles with glasses made from acetate that come with a one year, no-scratch guarantee that they'll happily replace if something were to happen. Their glasses also have 100% UV protection and for every pair you purchase, a pair is given to someone in need.

Target - $16.99

How unique is this shape? It reminds me of a dramatic eyeliner look. Plus, you can never go wrong with an all black pair. These are made of plastic and have UV protection.

Tell me, do you rock the Cat Eye?

Beauty Box 5: Double Eyeliner

Beauty Box 5: Double Eyeliner | Style through Her Eyes

Beauty Box 5: Double Eyeliner | Style through Her Eyes

One of the reasons I love Beauty Box 5 so much is because so often I receive multiple full sized products! Honestly, how many subscription boxes do you know of that send out more than one full sized beauty item? This month, I received three and have used them all to create this Spring/Summer look with edgy eyes. You're intrigued, I know.

Beauty Box 5: Double Eyeliner | Style through Her Eyes
Beauty Box 5: Double Eyeliner | Style through Her Eyes

Two months ago I was introduced to Glamour Dolls, a company focused on cruelty-free make-up. This month I received their brand new Mermaid Lashes Splash Proof Mascara in the color Black (this product is not yet available to order but keep an eye out!). The first thing that stood out to me about this mascara was the real bristles on the brush! For me, this is one of the most important features of a mascara as I don't believe fake brushes work that well. While not my favorite mascara, it did last all day, and it was great for use on my bottom lashes as well!

Beauty Box 5: Double Eyeliner | Style through Her Eyes

Beauty Box 5: Double Eyeliner | Style through Her Eyes

I also received the You're So Fine Waterproof Liquid Liner in the color Gliteratti by Elizabeth Mott. I've never used an eyeliner with a micro-tipped brush before. I'm sure it was because I just wasn't used to it but I found it difficult to use compared to my felt tip eyeliners I use on a daily basis. However, I was able to tackle the double eyeliner look, a recently popular beauty trend. The end results weren't so bad and I ended up rocking it the rest of the day! TIP: I blended Creep, a black Urban Decay eyeshadow, underneath the middle to the outer corner of my eye to give the eyeliner a softer look.

Beauty Box 5: Double Eyeliner | Style through Her Eyes

Beauty Box 5: Double Eyeliner | Style through Her Eyes

To keep the focus on my eyes, I opted for a lighter lip by Appeal Cosmetics. I'm wearing the shade Crush from their Lipstick line. It's a light coral color that is quite possibly one of the creamiest lipsticks I've ever tried!

For just $12 a month, you can get full sized products and deluxe samples as well! Follow this link if you're interested!

Disclosure: The products mentioned above were sent to me by Beauty Box 5. All opinions are 100% my own.

Summer Trend: Cold Shoulders

Summer Trend: Cold Shoulders | Style through Her Eyes
One of the season's hottest trends is the fuss free version of off-the-shoulder tops, cardigans, dresses, etc. If you've recently spotted garments with shoulder cut outs, which are more commonly referred to as "cold" or "exposed" shoulders, you're about to see even more on the racks as Summer approaches. I think it adds a lot of character to each piece and it definitely has the power to give even an evening dress a bit of an edge. Not surprisingly so, with this trend also comes several revealing pieces. But as you can see above, there are some perfectly modest and fashion forward options that would be fabulous for several occasions.


Pintucked Bib Cold Shoulder Shirt
Where: Express | On sale: $23.94 | Also available in Black

New Look Plus Crochet Trim Cold Shoulder
Where: ASOS | $21.01

Cold-Shoulder Slub Dress
Where: Anthropologie | $118

Lily White Cold Shoulder Side Slit Easy Tee
Where: Nordstrom Rack | On sale: $18.97 | Also available in Grey

Her Universe Rey Cardigan
Where: Hot Topic | $49.50 | Also available in Plus Size (Link)

Kimchi Blue Tyra Cold Shoulder Tunic Top
Where: Urban Outfitters| $44.00 | Available in four different colors

Which of these is your favorite? Will you rock the cold shoulder trend?

Beauty Box 5: Jelly Pong Pong

Beauty Box 5: Jelly Pong Pong | Style Through Her Eyes

Beauty Box 5: Jelly Pong Pong | Style Through Her Eyes

Beauty Box 5: Jelly Pong Pong | Style Through Her Eyes

Beauty Box 5: Jelly Pong Pong | Style Through Her Eyes

Beauty Box 5: Jelly Pong Pong | Style Through Her Eyes

Beauty Box 5 has once again introduced me to a new brand called Jelly Pong Pong. They are a cruelty-free company with a determination to go as natural as possible. Their products don't contain any mineral oils, phthalates, parabens and they are also hypoallergenic! There's just something about these little cream pots that make them so darling and fun to use! The Paradise Pigments are a lip and cheek cream that smell sweet and look great on! The shade I am wearing on my lips is called Cake Pop and is a lovely orangey-pink color, perfect for the Spring and Summer months! It can be applied with the tip of your finger but I opted to use the Real Techniques Lip Brush for a more defined look. Overall, I am happy with the product. The packaging is great and I love the super smooth consistency!

Be sure to visit Jelly Pong Pong, you'll adore their colorful website!

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Disclosure: The product mentioned above was sent to me by Beauty Box 5. All opinions are 100% my own.

Dove Volume Dry Shampoo Review

Dove Volume Dry Shampoo Review | Anakin And His Angel

Last year I reviewed the TRESemmé Volumizing Dry Shampoo. It was my first time trying any sort of dry shampoo and I was pleasantly surprised by the results. A few months ago I decided to purchase the Dove Volume Dry Shampoo as I've heard such good things about it and wanted to compare the two. *Note: It seems that the Dove Volume Dry Shampoo has been replaced with Dove "Invigorating" Dry Shampoo though the description of the product appears to be similar.

Dove Volume Dry Shampoo Review | Anakin And His Angel

Dove Volume Dry Shampoo Review | Anakin And His Angel

Overall, I personally think this is the better product. The scent is so delightfully clean smelling and it makes my hair feel like I just blow dried it! While the TRESemmé option definitely worked I feel that the Dove brand provides better results that are very clearly visible both in volume and texture. It's the perfect option for those in-between wash days when your hair needs a little pick-me-up. It absorbs oil instantly and in turn leaves your hair looking completely refreshed and voluminous. Who doesn't want that?

I use it the same way as the other, focusing on the scalp and massaging it with my hands at a fast pace to work the product in. I also like to spray it at the roots behind the ear and at the nape of my neck for full coverage and added oomph. You can also brush through your hair afterwards to evenly disperse it.

It's only a couple dollars more than the TRESemmé Dry Shampoo at just under $5 and I think it's absolutely worth the extra money!

Do you use a dry shampoo? Which is your current favorite?



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