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My Favorite At-Home Beauty Gadgets + Tools

A natural dry brush, a Salux cloth, a jade roller- these are some of my “every day” beauty tools that I reach for on daily basis. There’s also a handful of “special treatment” beauty gadgets that I love, and those require a bit more commitment, but the results are always worth it. There was a time a couple of years ago when I’d buy every new beauty tool I’d come across. Sonic brushes, at-home microdermabrasion systems, light-therapy devices, facial massagers,…

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Pretty Pinks, Nudes + Neutrals- Simple Nail Colors to Love

Smooth, creamy ivory, sheer “barely there” pinks and soft, peachy nudes- these are some of my most-trusted, “it will go with everything” nail colors. There’s just something timeless, simple and effortless about my favorite bunch over here. I just mentioned in this post that I’m taking a break from gel manicures, so I’m bringing back my most loved regular and “UV-lamp-free” gel polishes back into the rotation. Essie Gel Couture Lace Me Up– creamy, rose-pink that’s a bit on the…

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Overcoming Digital Distractions

Digital technology was meant to make our lives easier, to make things better and improve our productivity. It’s supposed to save us time, yet we somehow waste more time than ever by getting lost in digital distractions and everything that technology has to offer. Right now, my phone is in airplane mode, yet I find myself automatically reaching for it every couple of minutes. I know that none of my notifications will pop up, but I can’t help it. I’m often…

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Foolproof Beauty

Foolproof Beauty

As much as I enjoy trying out new makeup products, there’s a… well, a bit more than just a “handful” of products that I always re-purchase and reach for when I want to use something I know will work. A foolproof bunch, if you will. The thing about trying out and testing new products is that they don’t always work as good as you hoped, or it takes a while to figure out how to make them work for you.…

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The Beauty of Letting Go: 4 Things That are Holding You Back in Life

Things that are holding you back in life

“No one is coming to save you.” I remember a friend saying this to me many years ago. The particulars of that conversation are foggy, but I can tell you that while at first hearing that felt a bit like a slap in the face, those words would later end up changing my life. The unfortunate thing about these life lessons though, is that sometimes we forget all about them. Every once in a while I will find myself falling…

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