beauty sleep

Best Ways To Get Your Beauty Sleep

I should have cherished naptime when I was younger. I fought it because I didn’t want to miss anything, I guess. Now I would give up my favorite highlighter for guaranteed daily naptime. Since I now that’s not going to happen, I try to catch every last one of my Zzz’s at night. The worst is when I’ve had a really long day, but can’t manage to go to sleep at night. Sleep is incredibly important to me because it’s crucial to skin care and general health so I get incredibly frustrated when I can’t get enough sleep in. Sometimes I just can’t stop thinking about all the things that happened that day or that need to happen soon. These are a few ways I make sure my mind will turn down enough for me to get my beauty sleep. (more…)

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Summer Makeup

Glowing Summer Makeup

I have a love/hate relationship with summer. It feels so much more light and relaxing than other times of the year, but it’s so freaking hot! If I’m going to wear makeup and be outside for more than an hour it’s going to be light. I need to cover my dark spots and even out my skin tone without having to wear a full coverage foundation. I don’t mind wearing foundation if I need my makeup to last more than 8 hours, but if I don’t need that kind of longevity I’m going to skip it. The one thing I NEVER want to skip is highlighter or illuminator. Look, I want my face to glow no matter the temperature, no matter the season. This is how I get my summer makeup to glow without melting off my face. (more…)

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Podcasts for Motivation

Podcasts for Motivation

Have you ever had one of those days where a few too many things go wrong? You’ve can have all the best plans put together and have every intention of powering through whatever is is that you need to accomplish, but life just comes and slaps you in the face. I’ve been powering through a few days like this lately and though it’s nice to have friends to talk to sometimes they’re busy. Life is happening for them too. (more…)

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Morning Skincare Routine

Morning Skincare Routine

I can’t imagine anyone not wanting clear, smooth skin. The thing is that there isn’t one universal way for everyone to achieve it. There are thousands of products that can give the most radiant skin you could have hoped for, but not all of them will work for your particular skin or with the other products that you use. It’s hard out here for us oily, acne prone people! (more…)

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