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Hi! So I’ve been getting questions recently about my skin care routine, so here it is!

I started using wrinkle cream when I was 28 for prevention because, basically I was paranoid :). I’ve always been really good about caring for my skin and protecting it from UV rays etc. When I was 18 I had a boyfriend that was into skin care, and he told me not to let anyone touch my face with their dirty finger tips because that creates clogged pores! Whether or not that’s true, I sure did believe him so I never let anyone touch my face! LOL

I always wash my face before I go to bed. Always. Even if I didn’t wear makeup that day, it’s super important to wash the day off of your face every night. I use a Clarisonic Mia Fit and I alternate face washes and moisturizers depending on how my skin is feeling. Right now, these are the products that I’m loving :

  • Boscia Detoxifying Black Cleanser : I love anything with activated charcoal in it because I feel like it’s really cleansing my skin. This one warms on contact, so don’t be alarmed! It visibly minimizes the appearance of large pores and provides anti aging and antioxidant protection. And it’s gluten free. Score!
  • Caudalie Overnight Detox Oil : I love using this oil under my night time moisturizer. This is a plant based facial oil that works over night to improve complexion of your skin.
  • Seaweed Night Cream : I love every product in this line, and I alternate which night cream I use, however this particular cream is rich and creamy and I really feel extra moisturized when I use it.
  • Glycolic Eye Cream : I can’t forget about the thinnest skin on my face, and that’s the under eye! It’s important for me to highly moisturize this part because … well I’m paranoid, but also, the better moisturized I am the more awake I look….. and let’s face it, I have 2 babies under 2….. I’m a tired mama.
  • If I have a blemish I want to get rid of quickly I will use this Drying Lotion and/or Patchouli oil on it! Trust me on the Patchouli …. my husband hates the smell of it, but it works!

Those are all of the current products in my night time skin care routine! I’m always trying out new products and alternating so this will change, but for now this is my jam! What products do you use for your skin care routine??

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Don’t forget to USE THIS LINK to get 25% off of your first month! Thanks for stopping by!

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Hi! So I’ve been getting lots of questions about how I keep my blonde so bright and not so brassy and orange so I thought I would do a post on it!

My hair is naturally a level 4/5 in darkness (dark brown) and it tends to turn orange pretty quickly if I don’t take care of it properly. Now brace yourself because what I use for it isn’t cheap by any stretch of the imagination. You’ve probably heard of using purple shampoo for blondes to cancel out orange right? Well my stylist (Phillip Rosado) recommended the absolute best brand I’ve ever tried, and trust me, I’ve used A LOT of purple shampoo.

I use them once a week and sometimes I’ll only use the conditioner with my regular shampoo if I’m not feeling especially brassy that week.

Shu Uemura Color Lustre Cool Blonde Shampoo – (Once a week and be aware, if you use it more than once a week or leave it on too long you might get a purple tinge to your hair that will wash out eventually).

Shu Uemura Cool Lustre Shades Reviving Balm – After shampooing, towel dry your hair, apply the conditioner and leave on for 10 minutes before rinsing it out.

That’s it! I hope you found this helpful! Let me know what you use to keep your blonde bright in the comments!

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Hello internet friends! Today I wanted to share with you some of the makeup products I’ve been loving so far this summer!

I don’t normally wear a lot of makeup on a daily basis, but I do usually try to look awake by using makeup (sometimes it works and other times I just don’t know 🙂 ), so here is what I use!

First off, I start with moisturizing my face. I have super dry skin and in the summer time, I like to hydrate! Right now I’m using the Honest Beauty Beyond Protected Daily Fluid with 30 SPF, and I’m loving it! It gives great hydration and the ingredients are all plant based and natural! It’s a win/win for me! I usually let my skin breathe and not wear any foundation, so this moisturizer makes me feel hydrated throughout the day.

PS if I’m looking for a little bit of coverage I typically will use the Honest Beauty Tinted Moisturizer in the color Nectar. It has AMAZING coverage for being a tinted moisturizer! I apply it with a damp beauty blender, which I find really blends it out nicely.

Next I’ll conceal under my eyes with the NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in the color Custard. I like this concealer because it’s creamy without being cakey, it gives great coverage and is buildable.

Eyebrows, of course, are always Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz in the color Taupe. I’ve been trying lots of other brow products but I keep coming back to this one. The formula is great, the pencil has just the right amount of point to it so I’m not overfilling and lookin’ crazy. It’s definitely my favorite of all time.

Mascara (if I use it that day) lately has been the Maybelline Colossal Chaotic Lash for my top lashes and the MAC Extended Play for my bottom lashes. Love them both, but the MAC brush in this particular mascara is just amazing for the bottom lashes!

I like to give my face a little bit of a color boost with a good bronzer, and the 2 I’m loving this summer are the Chanel Soleil Tan de Chanel and the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Bronzer. The Chanel is a cream base and goes on smoothly with or without foundation and if you set it with the Hourglass, you’re golden.

Give your face a little spritz of the Makeup Forever Mist & Fix setting spray and you are all set!

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I hope you found this helpful if you’re in search of a new summer makeup routine! Thanks for stopping by!

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Hi everyone! Today I want to share with you some of my new every day go to’s for makeup! I will be doing a video on my YouTube channel soon of all of my favorite products from Honest Beauty so stay tuned for that!

If I had to pick 3 eyeshadow colors that I would wear every day it would absolutely be the ones in this trio palette! It’s like they read my mind! It’s great for an every day look but you can still pump it up a notch for night time and not have to use a different palette! This would be great for traveling light and just taking the basics.

Magic Balm is an amazing product for smoothing out those fine lines under your eyes that concealer might enhance … You know what I’m talking about. This is a definite must in my makeup bag now for sure!

You can’t go wrong with a crème blush (in Truly Thrilling) in my opinion and this one is no exception. You can apply it with your fingers, a brush or even a beauty blender. This color is such a gorgeous pink and it gives a great flush to the face.

This lip crayon (in Rose Kiss) and lipgloss (in Dreamy Kiss) combo is definitely one of my favorites! Who doesn’t love a good nude glossy lip?? Wear them alone or together, day or night, and you will love the results!

You can purchase these products here.

Thanks for stopping by!