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Tinted Lip Balms to Love in Winter

Cold, windy, dry weather and chronic dry lips don’t mix very well. Shocker, right? Those with chronic dry lips will know that while they’re usually dry, regardless of the season or weather, winter can take it to another level. This is why I love reaching for tinted lip balms that give me just a touch of color while also nourishing and hydrating at the same time. Not many lipsticks will give you that, which why I tend to stick to…

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4 Ways to Protect Your Energy

How to Protect your Energy

“I feel like I’m an emotional sponge.” My friend just finished telling me about how her daily lunch break at work has turned into her being forced to listen to hour-long rants from one of her co-workers who is going through a bitter divorce. Yup. I can relate. To being an emotional sponge, that is. If I talk to someone close and listen to their problems, struggles, or issues, it’s almost a guarantee that I will have trouble falling asleep…

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Drugstore Beauty Products to Love

Drugstore Beauty Products to Love The following content contains referral links and or PR/Gifted products (*). Read my disclosure policy for more info. I think I might be in trouble. When I started this blog back in 2012, I pretty much lived in drugstores. I would literally grab an energy drink and a protein bar and look for new drugstore beauty products to try. One thing I’ll admit is that I had a lot more free time back then. Now that my…

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50 Things That Make Me Happy + What Are Yours?

List of 50 Things That Make Me Happy

50 Things That Make Me Happy + What Are Yours? It’s no secret that the last two, nearly three years of my life have been tough. I went through difficult, trying times. There were many “firsts” that I experienced during that time- most of which I wish I hadn’t. Being in a “rut” is definitely not as I’d describe it. More like “having the rug pulled from under your feet time and time AND TIME again.” Funny enough, those life-changing…

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It’s All in the Eyes- Concealers, Creams + Gels to Love

Best Eye Creams and Concealers

The early bird might get the worm, but it could also use some concealer. Eyes are the window to the soul, but it’s also where the first signs of lack of sleep, poor hydration, exhaustion, and aging tend to show. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while now, you may recall that I had the worst luck with finding an eye cream that would work for me. My skin can be quite picky and my under eye area…

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