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What’s in my Makeup Bag: March

I have been LOVING lip gloss products lately- as you can probably tell by a couple of my recent makeup bag posts. There have been so many beautiful lip gloss releases lately, and I have to admit that a pretty glossy lip goes very well with a fresh, minimal makeup look I’ve been going for lately. My newest gloss obsession are Rimmel’s Stay Glossy glosses. They don’t have a sticky formula and feel just like lip balm, but with a…

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Beauty

All About That REN Radiance

REN-AHA-Products

The following content includes referral links and/or PR samples/gifted products (*). Read my disclosure policy for more info. It’s no secret that I have a lot of love for some of those skin-renewing, glow-promising products. Glycolic and lactic acids are among some of my favorite ingredients in skincare and I talk about them only like all.the.time. After going off Accutane my acne is mostly under control but those once-a-month breakouts still happen. Most of the time they’re also followed by hyperpigmentation,…

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On Feeling Weak and Frustrated- a little blog + life update

How can one of the things that give you so much joy and fulfillment, suddenly become so difficult to even think about? Maybe it’s because you’re afraid you’ve failed. Or, maybe, it’s because it reminds you of how things used to be. Yes, the big “before everything happened.”  You know, I think that when life presents you with unexpected challenges, when everything seems to be falling apart, when you feel as if you, yourself are about to fall apart at…

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Beauty

Products to love if you don’t like wearing a lot of makeup

This content contains referral links and/or PR samples/gifted products. Read my disclosure policy for more info. A few years ago I was talking to a friend who’s the same age as me (and happens to have absolutely beautiful skin) when she told me that she wants to try wearing makeup. “You’re telling me you’ve never tried makeup, like, ever?” I asked her. “No, never!” she replied. I was kind of surprised, but at the same time, I’ve never noticed that she…

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7 Self-Care Rituals for Stressful Days

7 Self-Care Rituals for Stressful Days

As your life becomes more stressful and busy, decompressing, de-stressing and relaxing can also become a bit more challenging. When dealing with that kind of stress, taking a nap isn’t always enough. To me, at least, relaxing that actually brings in ease and calmness was something I had to learn. My self-care rituals for stressful days don’t always involve simple things like taking a bath or curling up with a book. When I experience high levels of stress, my mind…

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