Beach Bag Essentials 🏝🌊

Every year, I need to make it to the beach at least once. The waves, sun, and a good sea breeze are so relaxing! However, a great day at the beach is only as good as your beach bag. Here are my essentials: Good Book(s): I love to read, especially on the beach! On a... Continue Reading →

Beauty to Keep in the Fridge

As summer approaches, (Or if your in North Carolina, it's already here!) I've started thinking about how to beat the heat. The highs have already been in the upper 80's and low 90's here, so how is a gal (or guy) supposed to stay cool? One way, besides staying in the ac, is to put... Continue Reading →

4 Fave Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands

I have always loved make-up and beauty products, but as of late I am becoming more and more concerned with how and where the products we use are being made. What triggered this beauty quest you ask? Well, I don't recall exactly, but my best guess would be seeing the no animal testing label or something... Continue Reading →

Tarte Favorites

In my quest to find kinder, gentler beauty, I stumbled upon the Tarte brand. They make lovely high performance beauty without all those weird chemicals. This brand is also cruelty-free, which I love! Here are two things I've been "testing" and pretty pleased with the results. 1.Make Magic Happen- $32, Ulta-This eyeshadow palette will go... Continue Reading →

Winter Beauty Essentials 

Winter can be harsh on your skin, so be prepared when the mercury drops. Even in the southern states, the air can be cold and dry. Here a few things I always like to keep on hand. Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm, $29.50, Sephora-This cleansing balm starts solid and changes to a liquid... Continue Reading →

5 Favorite Beauty Must Haves

Everyone has those favorite items that they cannot be without. Here are my top five beauty bag must haves! Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder, $38, Sephora- It's pricey, but the container lasts me at least a year. After switching from pressed powder to this loose powder, my jawline breakouts are almost non-existent. IT! Cosmetics... Continue Reading →

Hot Yoga Continued…

One of my very first posts was about trying hot yoga. Lets just say since that initial class, I've been back sooo many times and learned a few things along the way. Yoga will improve your other exercise routines. I am a regular gym-goer, but I could tell a definite difference after taking yoga. My... Continue Reading →

Travel Size Beauty

With vacation season upon us, every inch of your luggage has to count. I for one, do not want to pack a ton of toiletries, so I love minis/multiple use products. Here a few of my favorites! 1. Verb Leave-In Mist, $7, Sephora-Great for detangling and adding extra moisture. My hair is very thick and... Continue Reading →

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