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ELLE APPAREL HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2017: BEAUTY

HALLOWEEN INSPIRED SMOKEY EYE

A HAIR STORY (DEALING WITH POSTPARTUM HAIR LOSS)

    I’ve always taken pride in my hair. I love being a blonde, and I love having long hair. My long thick hair has always been one of my favorite physical features. I remember going to get my hair done in college, and my hairdresser would always comment on...

TEN ALL-STAR BEAUTY PRODUCTS THAT CARRIED ME THROUGH FASHION WEEK

A NEW SKINCARE ROUTINE

BLACK DRESS (I’m wearing a medium) I’ve mentioned it on the my blog a few times, but ever since I hit 30, I’ve really tried to step up my game with how I care for my skin. I want to do everything I can to care for my skin now, so that it ages...

A SKIN TRANSFORMATION: THE MIRACLE WATER THAT HAS ME HOOKED

I have always tried hard to take very good care of my skin. Rarely do I go to bed without my makeup completely removed, and I always have various face, neck, and eye creams strategically applied. Garrett jokes that it takes me so long to get ready for bed that...

NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE 2017: BEAUTY FAVORITES

8 THINGS THAT BOOST MY CONFIDENCE

With so many things in the world to pull us down and make us feel less than enough, I wanted to share some ways that I find confidence on a daily basis. These are simple things we sometimes take for granted, but finding confidence in ourselves really does start from...

A MOTHER’S DAY GIFT SHE IS SURE TO LOVE

This Mother’s Day I’m excited to partner with Sephora to show off their exclusive Sephora Favorites Fragrance Box. It’s a limited edition deluxe mini perfume set with a surprise any mom would love on Mother’s Day… I’m such a sucker...

A FRAGRANT HOME + VOTIVO CANDLE GIVEAWAY & AN EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT CODE

PINK FLORAL TOP  ||  BLUSH SKIRT  ||  GOLD CHOKER NECKLACE This Wonderful White is one of my favorite scents     Completely obsessed with this Red Current candle container. It will last me forever!    PINK FLORAL TOP (this top would be pretty with the skirt too)  ||...

3 THINGS I DO TO MAKE MY HAIR GROW FASTER

THE HAIR BOW TUTORIAL

MY BEAUTY STRUGGLE THAT NOBODY TALKS ABOUT

 HEADBOARD | GOLD WALL LAMPS | NIGHTSTAND | SIMILAR GOLD KNOBS | DRESSER We all have beauty issues we struggle with; acne, overly plucked eyebrows, short lashes, thin hair, etc. etc. I have struggled with a beauty issue for years that I rarely see talked about among...

GIRL’S NIGHT PREP WITH COVERGIRL

Christmas holiday parties are so much fun for me because I love to experiment with different outfits, hair, and makeup looks if I have multiple parties to go to. I don’t normally have multiple dressy events in the same month, and I love dressing up so this is...

ELLE APPAREL HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2016: BEAUTY

THREE THINGS I’M CHANGING ABOUT MY SKINCARE ROUTINE

I’ve always been really really picky with what kind of products I use on my skin. When I was in high school I started washing my face religiously, and I can only count on one hand the number of times I have gone to bed without washing my face. Since turning...

GOLDEN MERMAID COSTUME TUTORIAL

For Halloween this year our family did an ‘Under the Sea’ theme (you can view the post with our family pictures here). I loved how my mermaid costume turned out! It was really simple and if you watch my snapchat, you saw me start this costume at 11:30pm...

7 TIPS FOR DE-STRESSING YOUR LIFE

For the past few months I have been feeling completely overwhelmed. I have goals I am constantly setting for my business (on top of the workload I already have), and the responsibility of raising three kids is no joke. I am basically working two full-time jobs, and I...

MY FAVORITE PINK LIPSTICKS FOR SPRING

TOP LEFT: ‘SAINT GERMAINE’   TOP RIGHT: ‘CLAUDIA’ BOTTOM LEFT: ‘SCHIAP’   BOTTOM RIGHT: ‘RETRO MATTE’ I have a million pink lipsticks, but every year around this time I go on the hunt for the perfect pink...

LOOSE CURLS WITH A CURLING WAND TUTORIAL

I wanted to follow up from my post yesterday about the sale happening on my favorite NUME curling wand. I talked my friends over at NUME into extending the crazy sale through this weekend, so right now you can get $50 off any of the NUME tools by using this link. It...

RELAXED + $50 OFF MY FAVORITE CURLING WAND!

GREEN BOMBER JACKET | STRIPED TOP (SOLD OUT BUT I HAVE THIS ONE AND LOVE IT TOO) | SIMILAR LEGGINGS | BLACK BAG | FUR POUF | NEW BALANCE SNEAKERS | SUNGLASSES photography by Kendra Maarse It’s no secret I am totally in love with this green bomber jacket. (I wore...