This time of year is definitely not the time to hide your smile: the season is jolly and there are going to be lots of photo opportunities in the next two weeks! I hadmy husband Jon testout the Crest Whitestrips. He needed it! And I have to tell you all - I'm mega-jealous of anyone who can use this over the counter product. (I can't; I fell … [Read more...]

Like everyone else these days, I'm in a million Facebook groups. I can't even remember which one I was in where I saw this but I remember someone posting something TOTALLY UNRELATED to beauty but the selfie was a picture of a woman with fantastic makeup and skin. So much so that someone asked her what her beauty regime was. One of the … [Read more...]

DIY Immune Support Sleep Salve Got this one from a friend. Very relaxing! I've really been getting into using Essential Oils lately (more on that in a future post!) and want to try this out! Makes about 16 ounces of sleep salve. Items Needed: 1 cup coconut oil 1 cup olive oil 4 tablespoons grated beeswax Equal parts … [Read more...]

This has to be one of the best teacher gift ideas I've seen in awhile! Here's a recipe from a friend for making a VERY easy DIY Peppermint Sugar Scrub. I've included photos on the process and a printable for cute labels. ADORABLE! Use your favorite Essential Oil company for the Peppermint Essential Oils portion! DIY Peppermint Sugar … [Read more...]

Have you guys heard of UNIQLO? They are a Japanese clothing company that is huge in Japan that has somewhat recently come to the States. I say somewhat recently because they have actually be here since 2005 with a few stores having opened but it was a bit of a soft launch until recently. They are doing so well that they have started expanding like … [Read more...]

I am loving the summer nail polish trends for 2015. I have a hard time picking just one color these days because there's so many great new shades that are just fabulous. With sunshine and pool parties, you can definitely still go bright and loud but I've picked 10 mostly muted colors because I am really loving this trend and think all of these … [Read more...]

I finally saw Pitch Perfect 2! Pitch Perfect is my favorite movie of all time so I was dying to see it when it released. I went with a couple of girlfriends who are also fans and we laughed the entire way through the movie. The Barden Bellas are back and a couple have years have passed since the first movie - it's now senior year. They've been … [Read more...]

I'm not a watch-a-movie-more-than-once kind of person but Pitch Perfect is my exception. I've probably seen it a dozen times and it's my favorite movie of all time! That's why I'm so excited for tomorrow's theater release of Pitch Perfect 2 - I'm already planning my girls night out with a bunch of friends who are also Pitch Perfect fans. So … [Read more...]

I wanted to show you what using Nailtique has done for my nails. It's been 8 days since I did my own nails. I put this cream colored nail polish on LAST Tuesday when I posted this review. I did a layer of the Nailtique before and after I put the nail polish on. Obviously I need to remove it but I am impressed with the fact that it has only JUST … [Read more...]

My aunt has amazing nails. She was visiting last weekend and I have always noticed how long and great her nails looked so I asked her about them. She shared that she uses Nailtiques Formula 2 Nail Growth ($8.99 on Amazon). I borrowed some to put it on and ended up ordering yesterday! I don't necessarily have thin nails but I hate now little my … [Read more...]