HiMirror – The Smart Mirror That Tells You the Truth About Your Skin.

This post has been sponsored by the PRIMP Network. All opinions are my own This past year I’ve spent a lot of time and money on skincare. I went into 2016 with the goal of improving my skin and now I can actually look in the mirror and in my best snow white evil step mom voice ask it “How am I doing?”.  The HiMirror is a two-in-one mirror and beauty consultant. It’s also the world’s first smart mirror that tracks your skin’s condition over time. It even goes as far as to track areas of concern like fine lines,…

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Makeup Wars: The Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics Palette

Hey Hey Hey Everyone! Today I teamed up with several other fabulous bloggers to do something I haven’t done in a while. A Makeup Look!! Aww! It’s crazy that I blog about beauty but I never really get on here and share looks that I’ve created from palettes. Maybe that’ll change going into 2017 who knows. So, today I’m featuring an eye look that I created from the Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics Palette. The Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basic Palette contains 12 neutral matte shades. At first look, I thought the shades in this palette were kinda meh, but…

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Keeping Holiday Tradition with My Grandmother’s Broccoli Casserole

This post is sponsored by Borden® Cheese. Thank you for allowing me to share my favorite brands with you. One of the things that I cherish from my childhood are the holiday dinners at my Grandma Dot’s house. Grandma Dot could throw down in the kitchen, whipping up some amazing dishes from scratch. Just thinking about her pound cake with the lemon frosting is making my mouth water. One of my all time favorite dishes was her broccoli casserole. It was everyone’s favorite dish. Our family tradition was to celebrate Christmas by having a huge shindig and invite the entire…

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My Skincare Must Haves From 2016

I’ve tried a lot of skincare products this year. In my quest for better skin, I wanted to make sure that I had both a day and nighttime regimen that incorporated products with ingredients that my skin really needs and not just what happened to be trendy at the time. I know I’m not the only one who wanted to try a new skincare product because I saw a pretty picture on Instagram. After spending a good bit of time and money in the Sephora skincare aisles, as well as trying out some new products that were sent to me…

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I’ve Been A Bold Girl This Year

I’m sharing #LISTERINE in my life as part of a LISTERINE® sponsored series for Socialstars™ For this entire year, I’ve been sharing great stories on how I’ve been bringing out the bold in my life. I was nervous about 2016, but for me, this year has been full of wins. I stepped out on faith and went after the things that I wanted. I launched a small business,  worked with some amazing brands like Listerine, and also appear as a guest on the nationally syndicated talk show Rachael Ray, for my other blog Broke on Purpose!  Next year I’m taking my…

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Melody’s About Face Chemical Peel Two Results

#MelodysAboutFace is a sponsored skincare series. Hey, Everyone! I’m here to update you with my experience following my second SkinCeuticals Pigment Balancing Chemical Peel! If you’re just stumbling onto this post, I’ve teamed with About Face Skincare located in Center City Philadelphia to do a series of Chemical Peels. You can read all about that  (here) as well as check out my results after the first peel (here).  Two days before my second chemical peel I did a big NO NO. Rushing to get ready one moring I used my ROC Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Moisturizer with SPF 30 thinking…

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Get Christmas “Slaying” Ready with Must Have Babblebox Party Me Pretty Products

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Single Edition Media. Holiday Party’s are right around the corner and one of the things you definitely don’t want to do is wait until the last minute to try and get yourself together, especially in the beauty department. This month Babblebox dropped off some pretty amazing products in this months Party Me Pretty box that I can incorporate into daily routine to prepare myself for some of the Christmas “Slaying” that I’ll be doing.  This year I’ll more than likely be rocking a gorgeous red matte lip and so I’m prepping by keeping my…

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