What does a serum REALLY do? That is the question. I don’t know about you guys but when it comes to my everyday skincare routine, I don’t want to be stressed out about it! I try to keep it as simple and effective as possible. I plan on doing a full skincare routine post soon but in the mean time I wanted to break down the facts about serums.
What is a serum?
A serum is a skincare product you can apply to your skin after cleansing but BEFORE moisturizing with the intent of delivering powerful ingredients directly into the …
Finally! A ‘What’s in my Bag?’ post! It’s been a while since I’ve spilled my bag here on the blog. There’s no such thing as a neat and tidy bag spill in my world, so I hope you enjoy the genuine spill (quarters, bubble gum and all).
Bag: Cult Gaia
Sunglasses: Urban Outfitters (new)
Clean & Clear Oil Absorbing sheets (life-savor!)
Perfume: YSL Mon Paris (sweet and light scent)
Lip crayon: Hourglass in the shade ‘Influencer‘ (how appropriate)
Hair accessories: Forever 21
Face mist: First Aid Beauty Vital Greens (so good)
Random: My car keys, grocery …
Sometimes my day includes a million things: blog shoots, meetings, walking the dog, more blogging, running errands…I’m out of breath just thinking about it! When I know I have a long day ahead, I like to rely on my trusty routine. In other words, when I find a routine that works for me, I like to stick to it. Like my mama says, no need to fix what ain’t broke! And for my busy lifestyle, less is more- AKA- the easiest routine is the best routine!
Here are a couple of ways that I prep for a busy day ahead:
Let’s face it. Winter can be one of the most brutal seasons for our hair. To help us get through the colder months and hashtags #badhairday, my hairdresser Lee Rittiner is sharing five easy winter haircare tips for healthy, beautiful hair this season.
1. Texture sprays are your BFF – To prevent your hair from flat-lining fast, amp it up with a dry texture spray. (I am currently OBSAZZED with Living Proof’s Dry Volume Blast. It is definitely worth trying if you want a personal recommendation on one.)
2. Find a Deep Conditioner – Cold and windy air can cause …
It’s a quick and easy picture tutorial, so I hope you enjoy! I’m incorporating these products into my routine because I’ve noticed that as the weather gets colder, my skin needs an extra boost! This powder is light and natural and so is the lipstick! Let’s do thisss.
For starters, I applied my foundation, then set it …
Happy Monday cuties! I sat down with Galore Mag for a fun Q&A interview. From how I got started in blogging to beauty secrets and upcoming projects… Check it out!
So you got your start as a blogger. What were you first blogging about?
I saw my blog as a lifestyle online magazine. I would share things that inspired me, like what was going on with the runways and how to get the look for less. I’m all about chasing style on a budget. Then I noticed people wanted to see me more involved, so I started doing tutorials, and …
Halloween is less than a week away so I thought why not share this easy cat makeup tutorial. With a few key makeup products from your shelf, some colored contacts (optional), and white face makeup – you can achieve this easy DIY technique at home!
Watch the tutorial below for the step-by-step routine!
Hey babes! I teamed up with Cosmopolitan Mag (pinch me) to share 7 genius hair hacks to get a salon blowout at home. I’m sharing some easy picture steps for achieving volume, hacking the round brush technique, tricks for bangs, and tons more. Check out the full article HERE.
No freebie Friday this week but come back next week for another. Have a lovely weekend.
Happy Friday!! Today’s Freebie Friday is another skincare themed package since you guys really seem to love those. This one includes a mini pink Clarisonic!
What You’ll Get:
Clarisonic Mia Fit ($219)
First Aid Beauty Eye Duty Triple Remedy AM Gel Cream ($36)
COOLA Suncare Makeup Setting Spray SPF30 ($36)
Tatcha Soothing Triple Recovery Cream ($30)
H2O Plus Elements Fresh Powder Exfoliator ($28)
First Aid Beauty Cleansing Body Polish With Active Charcoal ($28)
Raw Energy: 124 Raw Food Recipes for Energy Bars, Smoothies, and Other Snacks to Supercharge Your Body ($17)
Wei Rice Sprout Express Glow Illuminating Mask ($12)
Kicking off Freebie Friday with love from NYFW! Yesterday was seriously one of those no-time-to-stop-and-chill days. It was so busy.. but busy is good, right? I had a couple of exciting press meetings (one at Glamour Mag’s offices!!!) which took up most of the afternoon. Stevie and I had about 30 minutes to shoot this outfit you’ll see below + grab a quick bite (which we ended up eating in our Uber LOL).
When we got back to the hotel, we both wanted to collapse from heat exhaustion, but there was no time for sleep. We had to change and …