gel♥︎Us much?

gel♥︎Us much? - ybf beauty gel-us eyes 5 pc. gel eyeliner collection

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I rarely wear eye makeup anymore. Not because I don’t want to. It’s just that when my kids were small it took more time than I could handle to do eyeshadow and eyeliner. It got to the point that I only took the time to do makeup that was that involved when I was going somewhere fancy.

My kids are now long grown old enough that they don’t need me 24/7 or crash my bathroom time on the regular, yet somehow I still haven’t gotten back into eye makeup. But, I’m trying and ybf beauty is helping with a new eyeliner collection that is really cool…. [read more]

Dare To Go Bold With Your Makeup?

Mehron Bright Makeup

I’ll admit that when it comes to my makeup I’m a total neutral woman. I probably have five taupe eye shadows, and three shimmery champagne colors, and three soft brown shadows. As a blogger I always try and step outside of my comfort zone and try something completely different. This is where Mehron comes in.
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Affordable Makeup Perfect For Every Day Wear

Makeup items available at the drugstore
When it comes to makeup I always say, “you do you.” If you like a full face, rock it! For me, I prefer a natural look for my day-to-day life. Finding quality makeup that lasts, looks good, and won’t break the bank can be a bit tricky. Even so, I think I found some quality makeup that’s perfect for your day-to-day look.

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Makeup That Lasts During the Hot Summer Months

Makeup That Lasts During the Hot Summer Months

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Sumer is quickly approaching and it’s time to bust out the best of the best. The products that are going to step up and last during the hot, summer months. I love being able to test new beauty products, but how many of them can really handle a Chicago summer heatwave? I’ve been testing out a few products from Cherry Blooms to see how they could potential hold up.

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Will This Brand Make It Into Our Current Beauty Routine?

Will This Brand Make It Into Our Current Beauty Routine? - Gabriel Cosmetics Illusion Lipstick, Liquid Radiance, Aura Palette

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As a beauty blogger I love having the opportunity to test out brands that I’m not familiar with. I’ve found some holy grail items this way! One of those is the gluten-free and organic brand, Gabriel Cosmetics. This affordable brand offers a wide range of products in colors that will work with most skin tones. I was tested out three products: a lipstick, liquid radiance, and signature palette. The main question is, will these products make it into my current beauty rotation?

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Keeping Her Memory Alive

Keeping Her Memory Alive - Isabella Grace Bloom Necklace

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With Mother’s Day right around the corner, I’m always looking for ways to keep her memory alive. My beautiful mother passed away in 2009. It was very unexpected and left me with an angel now watching over me and my beautiful children.

My mother was my very best friend, I knew I could count on her for anything and that she would support me no matter what. God for sure gained an amazing lady when he chose her as one of his angels. So naturally Mother’s Day is very hard for me, but I’ve found something I think will be a wonderful keepsake not only for me to keep her memory alive but to eventually pass down to my children as well…. [read more]

Treat Your Skin To Luxurious and Cruelty-Free Skincare

Treat Your Skin To Luxurious and Cruelty-Free Skincare -- TwinMedix

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Transparency is the new trend; throughout modern society, people are endeavoring to learn more about what they’re eating, what they’re wearing (did you know that, according to a recent mindbodygreen article, one fast-fashion T-shirt “uses 700 gallons of water” to be made?!), and where their trash is going (check out The Story of Stuff for more on that subject). The beauty world is also following this trend by heading down the vegan and cruelty-free road. While “vegan” does not necessarily mean perfect, its “cruelty-free” partner is usually the tagline that actually sells me on a product.

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Three Ways To Boost Your Beauty Quotient

Three Ways To Boost Your Beauty Quotient-AHAVA-Philip B-Jojoba Co Australia

Beauty Brite DisclosureMy skin, well, sometimes we have a love/hate relationship. My hands especially tend to be dry all the time due to the constant hand washing that I put them through during cleaning, meal prep and just general trying to avoid the spread of germs. And then there’s my face. I’ve been noticing some dry spots developing occasionally over the last year or so. They’re not bad, just a bit of an annoyance. And my long hair has been dry, too. I really think it’s because I don’t drink enough water, but I’m glad to have some beauty products to help out with these issues, as well.

Lately, I’ve been using three really awesome beauty products that are helping me like what I see when I look in the mirror. AHAVA, The Jojoba Company Australia, and Philip B® are most definitely on my “good product” list for the benefits I’ve been enjoying due to using them…. [read more]

Honor Mom With A Handmade Bouquet

Honor Mom With A Handmade Bouquet

I love flowers, however, I haven’t figured out how to grow them in containers. We live in an apartment, so we don’t have our own yard to plant flowers. I’ve tried Marigolds and Pansies but they never lasted very long. I think I neglected them too long between waterings. I also love houseplants! I love having several different houseplants in our living space. They help brighten up any room.

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Looking Fresh Faced After The Gym

Looking Fresh Faced After The Gym

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It’s been my goal to go and work out at least three days per week. While some workouts are a little mild, others are a little more intense. I’ve never been a fan of leaving the gym looking like a hot mess. I feel great after working out, and I want to look that way, too. In a few easy steps you can achieve that look right at the gym using these handy Conair, Scünci, MakeupDrop, and Batiste products that I’ve found to be very easy and effective!

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