Recent Beauty Favorites

You all know how much I love shopping for beauty products, but when you're pregnant and *nothing fits except sweatpants* buying cosmetics becomes even more addictive.  Why?  Because they always fit, no matter what!  I'm definitely steering away from certain ingredients because of pregnancy, but that has helped pushed me to try new things, especially more natural/clean beauty products. I'm rounding up some recent favorites of mine that I have been using and

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Beauty Empties

It's been so long since I have done a beauty empties post, where I post my recently emptied products, give them a quick review and tell you whether I would repurchase them or not.  I get lost in these reviews on You Tube and love reading them on other blogs.  A real, honest, fast opinion about a product is one of the best kinds in my opinion. These are all products that I used up in December and January, so they had a lot of Summer and Fall use.   1 - This is NOT the same as the

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The Best Mascara and Liquid Liner Under $10!

I want to preface this post with the fact that I am tiny bit of a beauty product snob.  I personally feel that eight out of ten times, a higher end version of a cosmetic product works better.  I have tried drugstore shadows and blushes that are just so bleh and you don't even want to hear my feelings on drugstore foundation (trust me, it NEVER looks good on me.) That being said, when I find a product at the drugstore (Target, mostly) I get giddy! I love that I am not spending a ton and that I

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The Weekend Round Up

Happy Friday beautiful people!  I am so happy for this weekend because it is the last relaxing one before the holidays kick into full gear and it's all craziness and go, go, go from here on out.  You all know me and my craziness, so that means a weekend full of organizing and home projects (poor Josh!) I have been working on our Thanksgiving table, since we are hosting this year, and I am really happy with how it is coming out.  Since my mom is gluten free and I try to be for the most part, it

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Beauty | Easy Short Hair Waves + Shopbop Sale

Every few years I get a little stir crazy with my hair and do a massive, drastic chop.  Last month I got rid of seven inches of hair and got a nice fresh start.  However, with a new do comes a whole new way to style it.  I have gotten the quick blow dry and straightening down, but finding a way to air dry my naturally wavy hair and go was a little harder to figure out. I spent the better part of my first few weeks with my big chop looking like an air-dried hot mess.  I washed my hair twice as

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The Weekend Round Up

Happy Friday all of you gorgeous people!  I am so excited the weekend is here!  I love a good Fall weekend and this one is probably the best of them because of its proximity to Halloween and all of the chilly, crisp weather we have been having. This week was totally slammed, but aren't most weeks?  I also suddenly feel a ton of pressure to be done with everything Christmasy.  Too soon or just about right? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . +  How to style floating

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Beauty | Product Spotlight: St. Tropez Self Tanner

I know I have talked about my brush with skin cancer on here before, but I like to start anything related to skin and sun with an obnoxious PSA on why we should always wear sunscreen and avoid sun time as much as possible!  The two easiest ways to do this are to buy a lotion with sunscreen already in it and use self tanner! I have been into self-tanner since my first brush with the spray tan booth in college.  Side note:  those booths give me the most anxiety and claustrophobia and I managed

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Beauty | Product Spotlight: Rodan and Fields Reverse

It's been a minute so I did a product focus and I really want to get back into spotlighting products I am loving.  I would say that 75 percent of the beauty and cosmetics products I purchase are based on blogger reviews, so you can see that I take these pretty seriously.  Because of that, I want to share anything I use and love with you guys so that you have an opinion to work with. Today, I want to talk about something a little different for my usual skin routine, the Rodan and Fields Skin

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Beauty | Fall Nail Polish

  It's Fall which means, all of my pretty neon pinks and white polishes are stored away until the Spring and Summer.  My last manicure was a dark red and then when I went for my last one I got nervous and went back to my reliable pale pink.  I usually get Opi Gels - the BEST brand of gel IMHO - and Bubble Bath is my favorite pale pink.  Guess what? My nail salon RAN OUT OF IT.  This was on my birthday, so I was feeling super upset about it and couldn't make a decision on the perfect Fall

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Loving Lately

{ Kate Spade bag } I snagged this bag on sale, and it's available in other colors right now for under $200.  It's structured in the top handle style that is so in for Fall, but light enough that it won't hurt your arms.  The cross body strap is so hand to have, as well as the interior pocket.  This is definitely my new favorite bag and I am carrying it as often as possible! { Dove Dry Spray Deodorant } I fell in love with this last month at one of my friend's wedding.  It was in their

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