Yesterday I took my friend Nancy to the airport in Milwaukee so that she could fly to Seattle to visit her sweet grandbabies. I am not exactly a frequent flyer, but I've seen a few airports in my time and Milwaukee is right up there at the top of the list. It's not a huge airport, but offers lots of options and it is super easy to get to and access. Plus, the hour and a half drive gives us good talk time, which is always a plus with Nancy. People bitch and moan about O'Hare all the time, but this trip I found them to be very helpful with lots of staff available to answer questions. LAX, on the other hand, is like wandering in the wilderness and the TSA check is really confusing. Friendly they are not. I like visiting new places, but I'm growing less and less inclined to the actual travel. I think I'm getting old. :-) We've been home 4 days and I'm still struggling with the time change. Two little hours can mess a person up.
So on to the good things; once a month a get a delivery of beauty product samples via Ipsy and Birchbox. Birchbox is higher end and they are both $10 a month. It's a luxury, but every month when they arrive I do a little happy dance. So a few months ago I got a sample of First Aid Beauty's face cleanser. I have the red face double whammy with rosacea and crazy sensitive skin. Without makeup I generally look like I just came off a 5 day bender so I'm super careful about what I put on my skin. I used up the whole little tube of the First Aid Beauty and was sad it was gone. It was gentle and effective so I started hunting for it locally. Yeah, no soap. Ulta doesn't carry it, nor the mini Sephora we have inside our local Penneys. I was going to order it online and then sort of forgot about it. (I do that.) While in CA I visited a huge Sephora and walked by the FAB display. As I stood there contemplating one of the associates came over and suggested the Intense Therapy cream. She told me she used it all over, not just her face. I purchased it and went back to the hotel. After one use I was hooked! This stuff is fantastic! I went back and got more product and I'm just as thrilled with the lotion and the lip treatment. Added to the fact that the products give me soft, happy skin, they also tick all my boxes with no parabens, sulfates, dyes, perfumes and they don't test on animals. Not a bad price point either. No one is paying me to sing FAB praises, I just love the product. I see more FAB in my future!
Gratuitous grandchild picture.
I realize this post is a lot of blah, blah, blah. I'm trying to get my mindset back into the place where my blogging is more regular and interesting. I've been stuck in major cocoon mode this winter. Perhaps spring will spark my writing brain again.