getting into a good skincare routine // i already posted about my skincare routine here, if you want to read more.  some standouts have been the previse hyaluronic acid and indie lee squalane oil - both incredibly hydrators.  i have to say i don't like the previse quite as much as the hylamide ha i was... Continue Reading →

warm weather bound

tomorrow me and (part of) the fam are headed to one of my favorite places...california, duh!  you know i love a good travel post, so here's what i've got coming along with me >> makeup:nothing too exciting, but i'm bringing along the usual nars creamy concealer in vanilla, w3ll people bronzer and brightening powders, gabriel... Continue Reading →

naturally inclined

as i get older, i'm figuring out more and more how i want to treat and take care of my body.  from exercise (work in progress) to wearing sunscreen to figuring out some medical stuff, i'm trying to cherish this body i am in and help myself live my best life.  i've come to realize... Continue Reading →

the real real pt.3

part three: the lips. all matte, all the time.when i just need a little moisture, i have to use the weleda lip balm.  it's my absolute favorite lip balm as it's unscented and unflavored, clear, slightly matte, and on the waxy side.  it sinks in quickly but also coats the lips, so it's not like it... Continue Reading →

the travel makeup bag

i'm heading away to vermont for a long weekend and i am so excited to have a real vacation.  i'm not planning on really putting makeup on besides for dinners and such, so there's nothing very exciting in here.  most of these things will be in my purse (mattifying powder, concealer, lip balm, eyebrow spoolie), but... Continue Reading →

august picks

another month, done and dusted.  i am definitely looking forward to changing leaves and cooler weather, but am also sad to see summer go.  here were my favorite items for the last month of summer: my glowy skin routine // i went into some depth on these products here so i won't bore you anymore combination... Continue Reading →

june picks

new discoveries nars long hot summer palette // i'm not one to really buy into limited edition releases in the beauty world, but when i saw this little palette i could not resist!  the shades are subtle but special and i love every single one (when does that happen with a palette?!).  you do NOT... Continue Reading →

all natural, all happy

when i first started reading beauty blogs and watching videos, i wanted to buy every single product these people were talking about.  no matter how expensive, i wanted it.  and i will say that i did buy more makeup than i ever had before. however, as i mentioned in this post, i don't wear a... Continue Reading →

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