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  • No Makeup Foundation Serum

    Beauty

    No Makeup Foundation Serum

    Sunday, already? It’s a 3-day weekend here, thankfully, but I can’t believe it’s already Sunday. I tried to sleep in yesterday, but woke up at 8am to the sound of pouring rain. It was so loud that I had to put my AirPods in and play music to drown out the sound of the pounding rain. Do you have any Memorial Day Weekend plans? I’m at my parents house and just having a small bbq with them since we can’t really see other people here in NJ. So the beauty product I’m talking about is not one that I got during the Sephora sale, but something I got on sale…

  • Sephora VIB Spring Haul

    Beauty,  Skin Care

    Sephora VIB Spring Haul

    The Sephora VIB spring sale was back in April, but with everything going on there were shipping delays understandably. My full order is finally in after a few weeks and 3 different shipments so I wanted to share my haul with you! So with my discount this is what I bought this time around: Too Faced Natural Lust Palette – This palette isn’t new, but it’s been on my radar for a very long time so I decided to pick it up. I love all the colors in the palette. Kiehl’s Clearly Corrective Dark Spot Solution – I’ve heard some good things about this solution and as you know I have…

  • Femme Fatale Press-On Nails

    Beauty

    Femme Fatal Press-On Nails

    It seems like everyone these days are on the press-on nails train since they can’t go to their nail salons for their appointments. I haven’t gotten a manicure at a nail salon in years. Not that I’m opposed to them, but it’s just not something I make time for or budget for. It’s just not that important to me personally. However, I do enjoy the gel strip nails or press-on nails every once in a while for a fancy nail look. It’s been a few months since I’ve done either though because my nails were in pretty bad shape for a while there. They were constantly breaking from even the…

  • Beauty Counter Haul

    Beauty

    Beauty Counter Haul

    I have heard of Beauty Counter for the past, at least, 2 years and I’ve been wanting to try the clean beauty brand but never did. Thankfully, I was sent two items from the brand so I could finally try it out for myself and see what the hype was all about! I was sent the Velvet Eyeshadow Palette in “Classic” and the Sheer Lipstick in “Rose”. I’m so happy that these were the two that were sent to me. First of all, they are so my colors! I love the eyeshadow palette – they’re the kind of colors I use all the time. The shadows are so easy to…

  • Things I'm Loving

    Beauty,  Fashion,  Home,  Skin Care

    Things I’m Still Loving

    When I was thinking of a blog post I thought it would be fun to look back on some recent items I have shared on here that I’m still seriously loving. These are items that I have either included in my monthly favorites or just wrote about loving and are items that I still love. The items I have chosen to share today are my: Blue agate coasters from Anthropologie Pear shaped earrings from Amazon Grande Lash lash serum Victoria Emerson wrap bracelets (leather, velvet, sequin) Facial steamer I wanted the agate coasters from Anthropologie for a long time and I got them during the holidays on sale. I use…

  • Barefoot Dreams Cozy Chic Throw

    Beauty,  Entertainment,  Food,  Home,  TV

    February 2020 Favorites

    I saw a meme somewhere yesterday that said something like January was 48 years long and February was 2 seconds and I think it’s so true! January felt like it dragged on and on and I always think the months go by in the blink of an eye so January was strange for sure. I can’t believe February is about to be over and it normally would be except for the fact that it’s a leap year! So let’s get in to my February favorites! First up, my Barefoot Dreams CozyChic Throw. I have been talking about this for a month. It’s my first Barefoot Dreams piece and I’m in love. I…

  • Blue Agate Coasters

    Beauty,  Entertainment,  Home,  Home Decor,  TV

    January 2020 Favorites

    Normally, I start off my monthly favorites posts talking about how I can’t believe it’s the end of a month. However, this month has felt pretty long. Not that I’m rushing time, but seriously it feels like Christmas was a long, long time ago. Anyone else feel the same? I have a few favorites from this month so let’s get to it! First, I watched the documentary movie on Linda Ronstadt called “Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice” and really liked it. I listened to a lot of Linda Ronstadt growing up because my parents would play her music in the car all the time. The movie talked about…

  • Beauty

    3 Beauty Trends That Will Be Big In 2020

    Photo by kevin laminto on Unsplash The beauty industry shows no signs of slowing down.  Advancements in skincare and cosmetic treatments seem to happen almost daily. We’re often set in our own routines and find it difficult to keep on top of new developments.   Here are three which are going to be big in 2020.  Sustainable products Unless you’ve been living on a different planet, you can’t have helped but notice the dramatic shift in society towards ecological, cruelty free, sustainable products in all areas of life.  This consumer shift is being taken seriously and not dismissed as a ‘fad’ of ‘hipster’ trend.  This is great news for our planet…

  • MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation

    Beauty

    MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation

    I’ve been wanting to try the MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation for a long time. I don’t know why that’s the one I zero’ed in on of all the MAC foundations a while ago, but it’s been on my mind. So I got it a while ago and have been using it for about a month now. Here is the description MAC gives: A luxurious, creamy foundation that delivers ultimate hydration while instantly revitalizing the look of dull and dry skin. Innovative gel-based system provides outstanding skin feel and medium to full buildable coverage with a natural satin finish. Micronized silicone-coated pigments improve skin adherence and blendability while helping to maintain…

  • All Lined Up - Gel Strips

    Beauty

    “All Lined Up” Gel Strips

    I like having pretty nails but I don’t have the time, nor do I want to spend the money, to get my nails regularly done at the nail salon. I’m pretty good at painting my nails and in the past I have dabbled with nail pens to draw designs as well as Flash Tattoo nail stickers. I’ve used press-on nails a few times and although I find them easy to apply and so fun, I’m always afraid they’ll pop off. I will still use them occasionally though, especially since I have 1 or 2 sets left! But, today I’m talking about these gel strips from Dashing Diva. They are just…