Skin Care Empties Review

“Great makeup starts with healthy growing skin” -Bobbi Brown  Quarter life crisis, for me, has gone a little something like this: one morning I woke up to the realization of, ‘Damn, I have done a little damage to my skin.’ Mind you, I also live in a location that the sun almost always shines and worshipping its…

Drugstore Beauty Products

photo courtesy of TheCovetuer I am by no means a beauty product guru, yet I do abide by what the beauty gurus tell me. This is why I thought I’d share a few of my all-time favorites after making my way through a few of their top affordable picks! First off, if you are yet to hop on…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Think Pink.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, its time for us all to do what we can in an effort to spread awareness…even if it’s as little as wearing pink &spreading the word as to why. Here are some of the pink things I’ve incorporated or stumbled upon in my day-to-day… Pink Floyd Playlist… Find…

Trending: Metallic Tattoos.

say hello to my newest, favorite thing (currently trending–but I think, here to stay): metallic tattoos by Shine Designs. as many of you know, and as the blog suggests—anything of a golden hue is right up my alley…so, after seeing these sparkly, temporary tats on a number of my favorite bloggers, in magazines and on…

5 (+) Things I’m Currently Loving…

//1) Jack Johnson— Revisiting old music is always fun—especially, live ! Was so great to hear Jack Johnson and witness my new favorite bromance when Jack brought out his buddy and local surfer, Rob Machado, on stage to jam for a bit … it was precious. If its been a while, give Jack another listen—so refreshingly calming. …& a…

Eye Brow Envy.

“You must never underestimate the power of the eyebrow” –Jack Black Couldn’t have said it better myself…&& with summer in full swing, when it comes to make up: less, is most definitely more ! My recent makeup routine has consisted of: moisturizer, a brush to the brows, and perhaps a lipstick or gloss application (reserved…

5 (+) Things I’m Currently Loving…

1. Gratitude Journal Expressing gratitude is one of my favorite ways to stay grounded—no matter what phase of life there is always something to be thankful for…some days {for me} its as silly as Netflix series House of Cards, a smooch from my puppy, the existence of bubble gum or this pen& piece of paper—nonetheless,…

Favorite Things: Beauty Products.

My day-to-day beauty routine is pretty lax—because I’m in classes all day and typically workout mid day, there is little to no point to getting all dolled up. But I do love those occasions that allow for me to spend a good amount of time getting glam & I especially love finding new and affordable…

DIY: Oatmeal Honey Mask.

A favorite little pastime of mine (as of late) has been to experiment with natural skin-care remedies. I was having the strangest of allergy outbreaks  for a while (that have thankfully & magically disappeared entirely) but thought the outbreaks could have been correlated to my skin-care &/or beauty products…hence—the hunting began for an  ‘all-natural’ skin-care…

DIY: Braided Top-Knot.

With my sisters wedding quickly approaching we have been searching for the perfect updo for the bridesmaids to wear for the BIG DAY ! I have fallen in love with the braided top knot look–which just so happens to perfectly accompany my sisters rustic, chic themed wedding. As someone who rarely does anything to her…