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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 […]

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Fast & Easy Beauty

Fast and easy makeup is what we all yearn for when we have busy lives. Especially when you become a mom, beauty takes a backseat to everything else! We often don’t get to shower or eat like normal people, let alone slowly blend in our eyeshadows. However, feeling pretty is still essential. We were once women before we became selfless moms who cared about how we looked. None of that is dead now that we have little lives to worry about. So, I’m here to share some of my daily beauty staples. I keep it very simple by using products […]

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Smoldering Valentine’s Day Look

There are 24 hours left until Valentine’s Day and not that we’re counting, but planning out a makeup look takes time. But, have no fear, we’ve created another simple, yet sexy, smoldering Valentine’s Day look for you. This entire look takes about 15 minutes, so it’s not overly complicated or complicated at all. You won’t need a trillion products to achieve this look. Check out how it’s done below.   Face I used my favorite powder foundation, Au Naturale Cosmetics in Lucia, but any favorite foundation of your choice will do. I then applied Au Naturale Concealer Powder in Flax […]

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Romantic Valentine’s Makeup Look

How many of you love Valentine’s Day for the fun fact that you get to put on extra makeup? For my Valentine’s Day look I wanted to create a soft smokey romantic look with a classic light pink glossy lip. I love a bold red look as well but for me, Valentine’s is more soft and romantic. Here’s how I created this look.   Skin Prep First, I spritzed my face with the Teri Miyahira Radiant Beauty Mist to amplify any moisture lost during cleansing. Then, I applied the MOA Aphrodite Facial Oil to help keep my skin feeling supple […]

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5 Hacks for Healthy Lips

How many of you are always dealing with chapped or dry lips? You are not alone. We are always applying lip balm and we make sure to have one in every pocket of every jacket and purse. There are a few people out there who never seem to need lip balms like Eva Mendes who credits drinking plenty of water and LL Cool J who’s literally always licking his lips. Using the same products applied to your skin probably has never worked too well for your lips unless the ingredients work well for both your skin and lips at the […]