Great skin. Everybody wants it, some people have it and we all work to protect and perfect the skin we’re in. Beauty breakthroughs happen all the time and beauty routines change with the latest obsession but one desire remains constant. Efficacy. Effective ingredients never go out of style and getting them onto and into your skin is job number one. For that, beauty gurus and skincare professionals recommend that you add serums to your beauty routine.…

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My First Essence Beauty Box – Unboxed

I love a good beauty box and I love a good subscription service. Put those two together and I’m in heaven. The good folks at Essence Beauty Box were kind enough to send me the Shine Like A Star box and it is perfect! It has products for all my favorite beauty categories including lashes! Let’s dig in.

What’s in the Essence Beauty Box

  • CoverFX Mattifying Primer with Anti-Acne Treatment
  • Miss Jessie’s Coily Custard
  • Dark & Lovely Soak It Up Oil Cocktail
  • Iman Luxury Lip Shimmer
  • Kiss Lashes
  • Colgate Optic White Toothpaste

OK, my favorites first!…

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Get Your Glow On With The REN Pure …

Good skincare is always in season and just in time for Spring, I’ve been testing the REN Skincare Pure Glow Trio, a three-step process for cleansing, exfoliating and revitalizing. Three steps you say? Yes and that’s a good thing. I know that with our super busy schedules, we all look for that one mystical, magical beauty product that will do it all but that’s not always the best approach.…

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Create Your Foolproof Cold Weather Beauty Routine

One of the biggest challenges we face when it’s cold out is how to keep our skin soft and supple during the winter months. Fortunately, coming up with a cold weather beauty routine that works for you is easier than you think. With a few simple tweaks to your normal skincare regimen, you can have beautiful, soft skin throughout the winter months and come springtime, you’ll be ready to greet the sunshine.…

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Why the Foreo Luna Mini is better for …

Skincare is the watch word for 2016 and I’m so glad. As we shift away from the contouring craziness of the past two years, I’m happy to focus more on my number one concern: healthy skin. I recently jumped into the sonic skincare pool and tested the FOREO Luna Mini and I’m going to tell you all about it. Sidebar: I get giddy when my two loves, beauty and tech, collide!…

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Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Hygge (hoo-gah) is an old Danish concept that helps Danes get through their long, dark winters. Anyone besides me feeling the effects of winter: actual, political or otherwise? Yeah, I thought so. Fret not my lovelies, Hygge and I are here to help you make it through. Roughly translated as coziness, hygge means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people.… Read More

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