Dove Wants to Know, Is your Skin Ready for Winter? Plus Giveaway!

Did you know that November is National Skin Month? As we transition to the colder month, it’s important to start thinking how the colder weather will affect your skin. The lightweight lotions you used in the summer and spring won’t cut it against winter’s dry air and cold win.  This is why many are switching over to Dove Beauty Bars and Body washes as Dove is the #1 Dermatologist recommended brand! Dove’s Beauty Bars and Body Washes feature a range of product types that are great for all skin types. If you suffer from Dry Skin, the Dove Deep Moisture… View Post

Eight Luxe Holiday Gift Ideas for that Glamorous Friend and Shopbop Sale!

Okay yall, so my favorite shopping site Shopbop is having another sale! This is one of my favorite sales as it gives you a percentage off based on how much you spent.  The more you spend the more you save. There will be some exclusions, but I’m not sure exactly what they will be. If they repeat what they did last year I believe they won’t be as restrictive as the last sale. So here’s the breakdown of the sale. November 24-November 30th Code: GoBig15 15% off of $250+ 20% off of $500+ 25% off of $1000+ With the sale… View Post

Protecting my Skin in the Fall to Winter Transition

I wrote this article through a sponsorship with SocialStars. My opinions are my own but my need for the Curel Itch Defense Line is real. #curelskincare My morning routine is made up of the usual choirs like showering along with hair and makeup, but now that the weather’s changed and were transitioning from fall to winter I’ve had to add in a some new steps to make sure I’m ready for the day. With the weather becoming colder, my skin is a lot more susceptible to becoming dry and itchy. It’s not enough that I just put on any kind… View Post

Give Custom gifts from This Holiday Season

When we first purchased our home I went a little crazy when it came to the home decor. I was constantly picking up magazines to see what was on trend and I found myself bookmarking a slew of home decor blogs because in my head I wanted my home to have a certain look. What I didn’t realize was that I should have just let my ideas marinate so that I could stay true to myself because my indecisions resulted in my husband and I painting our living room and kitchen more than once. Now that we have neutral colors… View Post

Great Tips for Keeping the Home Clean When you Have Pets this Holiday Season

I love to decorate our home and have people over. The one thing I don’t like is the big clean up that goes on right before you have guest over.  We’re not those people whose house is always immaculate whenever you go to visit. Let me tell ya, our house and every single room within it is very much lived in. We do a really good clean once a week and since we have pets our clean up is a lot more intense. Dog hair seems to get everywhere, and while my husband and I are used to it our… View Post

Five Ways to Stay out of Debt this Holiday Season.

  You know it’s that time of the year, when the air grows crisp and the scent of cinnamon and nutmeg rides upon the night’s breeze. When your inner child longs for the comfort of your family and friends and when stores bombard you with every sale known to man.Yes! Ladies and Gentlemen, I am talking about that time of the year that brings out the joy and peace to the young and old at heart, but if not carefully managed, it can bring out the dreaded anxiety and misery for those who have not prepared. If you’ve made a… View Post

Top Ten Foundations for Oily Skin

Choosing the perfect foundations for oily skin can be a daunting task. With the aid of mattifying primer you can usually prolong the wear of foundation made for normal skin, but after a while the oil will break through and start to break down the makeup leaving the skin a slick, glistening mess.  Oily skin also comes in different flavors as many with oily skin often have to deal with breakouts and more severe concerns like cystic acne.  If you have oily skin you want to look for a foundation that has certain characteristics. The Best Foundations for oily skin should… View Post