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Fresh Summer Beauty Look

Summer time is upon us, and what’s not to love!? Your skin gets tanner, days get longer, and the makeup options are endless. I love bronzed glowing skin and bronzed lids with a glossy pink lip for Summer time beauty. This isn’t really a pool or beach day look, but more of a fun daytime or evening Summer look. Hope you guys enjoy! Skin Prep I always prep my skin to make sure it’s well hydrated so that the makeup has a smooth canvas to go over. My current favorite is the Free Love Beauty Wildchild Illuminating Oil. Then, I […]

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Top 5 Natural Products at Trader Joes

If Trader Joe’s started charging membership like Costco, I’d pay for it in a heartbeat. Trader Joe’s is a staple in life, if not life itself when you just can’t deal with grocery stores or Whole Foods (hey, we love Whole Foods too, but we also like to save money for things like when we break toes). I realized yesterday why I love Trader Joe’s so much and it has to be in this order: coffee samples where they don’t even care if you sample it twice, the super nice people who work there, and the selection of everything you […]

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Top 5 Natural Brands at Target

You all know the wise saying by now that goes something like this: “If you’re sick, go to Target. If you’re sad, go to Target. If you’re tired, go to Target. If you’re happy, go to Target. If you’re dead, go to Target.” That said, Target has been expanding their natural brands quite extensively over the past few years. Every few months, it seems like they are adding something new to the store that causes a stir of oohs and ahs. You are probably familiar with many of the natural brands at Target at this point if you have been […]

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Top 5 Natural Brands at Ulta

Ulta is a perfect place for many beauty lovers. They carry many affordable and luxe brands. But, in the past couple of years, they have added several natural companies to their roster. If you are interested in natural beauty but feel they’ve always been out of reach, look further than your local Ulta. The following are just a few of the natural brands that can be found at Ulta stores as well as the website.   Pacifica Not only is this brand natural, they are also cruelty-free and vegan. They offer a huge range of skincare, body care, makeup, nail […]

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Brand Spotlight: Orenda Skincare

We are thrilled to be growing our brand spotlight series by introducing to you Orenda Skincare. The founders are two sisters, Jane and Renee, who are beautiful and passionate about their craft. They are full of heart and kindness that it’s impossible not to fall in love with them. Their products are cruelty-free, paraben free, sulfate free, NON GMO, gluten-free, free of artificial colors and fragrances, and free from chemicals. You can’t get any cleaner than Orenda. Without further adieu, let’s get to know the talented beauties behind Orenda! What motivated you to create Orenda Skincare? I’ve been told once […]

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5 Best Eyeshadows for Spring

Spring is trying to break through the grips of winter around here which means we are all changing up our makeup color schemes. Spring is the perfect time to brighten up our looks. Today, we will quickly share with you our top 5 favorite eyeshadows for spring. Eyeshadow during the daytime in Spring is often optional as we are mainly focusing on our skin and lip color so we can quickly head out the door to play outside. But, eyeshadow doesn’t have to be hard. We often think about having to pick at least two colors and blend expertly to […]

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Easy Spring Lip & Cheek Pairings

Spring is officially here and so is the time to pop out your beautiful bright colors. The most popular way to play with spring shades in makeup is with lipstick. A nice pop of color on the lips is go-to for spring but what blush do you pair that fun spring lipstick shade with? Here are a few spring blush and lipstick pairings. But, first some tips. It’s been said to pair your lipstick with a blush in the same color family, but be careful not to look too matchy-matchy. You want the pairing to compliment each other and not […]

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Bright Spring Inspired Makeup Tutorial

For most of you, can you feel that new zing in the air? If so, then guess what? Spring is finally here! Spring is very short lived in my neck of the woods. It quickly goes from allergies to heat stroke, all within two months. But, I still love the warmer weather full of sunkissed skin, bright lipstick and if you live in the south, big hair. Anyway, one season at a time. I’m here to show you my favorite spring-time look. As always, I gravitate towards letting my natural skin shine through and just complimenting my face with a […]

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Spring Green Beauty Spruce Up

Spring is around the corner and it’s time for a spring beauty spruce up with the freshest green beauty products in all the land. We love, love Spring so much! The colors, time to open the windows to get fresh air in, it’s when life starts to bloom, animals start dating, and everything just starts to feel fresh, full of zest. Here are some of our current favorites that are giving us life as we start to come out of the dead of winter.   Foundation If you’re lucky enough to have a great complexion and clear skin, then you […]

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Fresh Spring Inspired Makeup Tutorial

Happy almost Spring everyone! I wanted to create a fresh, glowing Spring makeup look that’s quick and easy so you can go out and enjoy everything coming back to life outside again. When I think of a Spring makeup I automatically gravitate towards the peach tones. So, of course, I had to use them everywhere for this look. Skincare Prep I always prep my skin with some type of moisturizer or serum before I apply my foundation. For this look, I used Roccoco Botanicals Milk Repair then I applied Hynt Beauty Sun Prep. I never go a day without applying […]