• Beauty

    5 Makeup Products At Lush You Didn’t Know Existed

    *All images are from the Lush website.* Lush is obviously well-known for many of their skin care products and their world-famous bath bombs. One of the most popular products is their sleep lotion with lavender to help you doze off with ease. But did you know that Lush has been stepping up their game by adding makeup items to their collection? Rumors began surfacing of a Lush foundation launching over in Europe, and that made me curious about Lush as a makeup brand. To my surprise, they already have five makeup products listed online that Americans can purchase right … Keep Reading

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    Mental Health,  Self-Improvement,  Wellness

    Struggling with Impostor Syndrome

    If you find yourself doubting every move — even when there’s absolutely no reason to do so — you likely struggle with impostor syndrome. Impostor syndrome can hold you back from accomplishing your goals or recognizing your success. This phenomenon was coined back in 1978 as a feeling of “phoniness in people who believe that they are not intelligent, capable or creative despite evidence of high achievement.” This perception of yourself is dangerous for anyone who wants to reach their goals and see their dreams become a reality. Attacking your impostor syndrome head-on allows you to truly experience … Keep Reading

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    Awake Beauty, A Tarte Sister Brand

    All images are from the Awake Beauty website. What to Know Many of you may have seen articles coming out about Awake Beauty, a sister brand to Tarte Cosmetics. This impressively designed product line was described as “every millennial’s dream” in a recent Popsugar article. My curious nature led me to discover more about this new brand that was showing up all over my Facebook feed. Awake, a Tokyo beauty brand, focuses on creating botanical recipes that blend nature and skincare together with amazing formulas. According to the Awake Beauty website, Maureen Kelly, founder of Tarte Cosmetics, collaborated to … Keep Reading

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    About Flesh Beauty + What To Try

    Image from @FleshBeauty on Instagram. Flesh Beauty, if you haven’t already heard, is a new brand available now at Ulta. I had no idea where this brand was coming from, so I decided to do some research. Turns out that Flesh Beauty is a new brand coming from Revlon, who also owns other beauty brands like Almay and Sinful Colors. Flesh Beauty represents a higher tier of makeup from Revlon, so don’t expect it to be anything like the drugstore makeup already available from the company’s other brands. The information above was adapted from this Allure article, check it out … Keep Reading

  • Beauty,  Fashion & Beauty

    Makeup Purchases + Sample Overload

    Over the past month or so I’ve collected a few new makeup items and a ton of samples from Sephora. There’s been a lot on my radar, so I was excited to check some products off my wishlist. I’m also fortunate to receive free products in exchange for my honest review through the platform Influenster, which is a community of bloggers and influencers who share their experiences. It allows me to try products I might not have heard of or thought about picking up. I thought it might be fun to share some of my recent purchases with you guys … Keep Reading

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    Answering Questions About Marriage + One Year Anniversary

    One year ago I married my best friend. This time as a couple has flown by. We’ve been blessed to share so many amazing memories together during our first year of marriage. From moving to a new city to finding our first jobs, this year hasn’t always been easy. But we’ve stood through the challenges and grown closer together than ever before. Maybe you are getting ready for your own wedding and starting to think about marriage. I know you might have many questions about marriage and what the first year will be like. Stephan and I took the time … Keep Reading