We all know that sunscreen is important, and we also all know that the modern environment’s pollutants have made pure, trustworthy, and effective products seem like an impossibly distant myth. But there is hope—and its name is Sun Bum!
Most people like to start off the new year by making resolutions. I like to start it off by sleeping in and maybe watching football. Yes, I am one of those people who doesn’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions. What I do resolve to do, and practice quite often, is to revive and refresh my beauty routine.
It wasn’t so long ago when prepping your skin before applying makeup was simple. For me, it consisted of only applying moisturizer. The idea of a primer or lip treatments weren’t really available or even popular. Today, all of that has changed and I put a lot more pep in my prep.
The holidays have come and gone. The temperatures are plummeting and winter is in full splendor. I don’t know about you, but I could use some extra pampering this time of year. I’ve found just the thing to rescue me from head to toe with cruelty-free products from Beterre Skin+Care.
I have a fondness for apples. They’re one of my favorite snack foods. I use them in jams and jellies and as fun, unexpected ingredients in recipes. And candles? Don’t even get me started on that subject. I’m a bona fide candle freak! I love tropical, forest and fruit scents alike — and apple scented candles are right up there near the top of my wish list all the time.
I have apple-scented lotions that I love to use to help with my dry skin, apple-scented body washes, and have purchased shampoo and conditioners that feature this sweet fruit scent, as well. But, these beauty staples aren’t the only ones that make excellent use of apple extracts. Read on to learn about a few new apple-scented beauty finds I’ve discovered!… [read more]
I didn’t know much about ULTA Beauty before reviewing this makeup set; I’m usually more of a Sephora person. But, I was still very pleased with this opportunity to try some of ULTA Beauty’s products out for myself (especially in a kit that included makeup for the entire face!) so I approached my review with vim and vigor!
I am in a near-constant struggle with my dry skin. It is most noticeable on my hands, which are regularly exposed to the harsh elements of the dry winter weather as well as household cleaners, among other common skin irritants.
Nubian Heritage offers a line of skincare products that target dry skin and inject a little bit of the tropics into your personal care routine, to boot. I am a beach bum, at heart, so I really love the Coconut and Papaya scents that are used in their dry/chapped skin care line…. [read more]
You take care of your health by eating right and working out. Take care of your looks, too, with these gym bag essentials that will make it so easy to do just that!
Let’s start at the top. Your hair, of course! It’s one of the very first things that people notice about you, after all. Beautiful, well-cared-for hair is a must to top off the healthy persona that we try to create with all that healthy living…. [read more]