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Sammi Penni (Sammi the Beauty Buff)
Beauty buff and blogger. I like Italian food and pretty things.
Beauty buff and blogger. I like Italian food and pretty things.


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Why I Stopped Beauty Blogging After 3+ Years
Back in June , I made a post explaining that due to a hectic summer internship, I would be taking a an unexpected hiatus until September. I haven't made a post since then. It's January. It's not that I haven't thought about writing a post. It's not even tha...

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Where Have I Been?
Hi friends! I know it's been awhile since we last talked. How have you been? I've missed you! There's a reason for my lengthy absence! I've been doing an intensive internship for the past month (and I mean intense--some days I'm gone for 14 hours), and it's...

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The FOREO LUNA Cleansing Tool: It's For Your Face
purchased by me | affiliate links Hi, friends! I bet some of you are wondering what this weird-looking pink thing is, right? No, it's not something you'll find in a sex shop (get your mind out of the gutter). It's a skincare tool called the Foreo Luna, and ...

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Sammi Penni (Sammi the Beauty Buff) commented on a post on Blogger.
I also love the e.l.f. Mist & Set! Besides for setting my makeup, I like using it to wet my eyeshadow brush if I'm using something like the Urban Decay Stardust Eyeshadows. It really makes them pop!

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Swatches & Review: Maybelline Eyestudio Brow Drama Pomade Crayon
sent for review | affiliate links Hi, friends! I have another beauty review for you today. I'm always looking for ways to up my brow game and get #browsonfleek, so when Maybelline came out with these Eyestudio Brow Drama Pomade Crayons, I was curious to see...

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The Beauty Lover Tag
purchased by me | affiliate links Hi, friends! I've missed you this week! Between a wonky work schedule and then getting sick, things have been a little hectic around here. Today's post is a fun little questionnaire (or "tag") that any beauty lover can rela...

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Birchbox: The Lip Sync Kit Review
purchased by me | affiliate links Hello, friends! I've got a fun little unboxing and review for you today. You might remember me talking about this Lip Sync Kit two weeks ago in my Mail Time  post. I purchased this kit from Birchbox, and it basically comes ...

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Chronicles of a Hair Novice: The Messy Bun
pr sample | affiliate links Hi, friends! I'm trying something new on the blog today. You might have notice I talk about makeup and skincare on the blog all the time, but hair? Not so much. I let my hair air dry 99% of the time, and my idea of hairstyling is...

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Birchbox: April 2016 Review
purchased by me | affiliate links Hello, friends! I'm so excited to dig into my monthly Birchbox with you today! Mostly because of the adorable packaging. Can we just take this all in for a minute? I wish everything in my life looked like this. Well not eve...

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Trend Report: Summer 2016 Wishlist
<> >? >? ~ can delete b/c not spring related BECCA  Shimmering Skin Perfector Luminous Blush in Snapdragon ($34 | .21oz) - glamorable? NAILS INC  Paint Can Spray On Nail Polish in Hoxton Market ($12 | 1.75oz) - fb? BITE BEAUTY Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Beetr...
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