The feeling of excitement that the holidays brought has fully worn off and the pressures of real life have set in and started to chip away at my resolve. I’d be lying if I failed to mention that this month has been particularly hard for me, both personally, professionally, and on the blog. Rather than staying down, I’ve decided to push forward and invest in some quality Me-Time. Please keep reading for some tips on how to love yourself when you’re feeling overwhelmed.Read More
Milani is an affordable, American cosmetic brand sold at drugstores, big box retailers, and Ultas across the United States. Like so many other trendy beauty brands, Milani is loved by fans of both high-end and drugstore makeup because of their trendy packaging, high quality products, and affordable price point. But are they truly worth the hype?
Today we’ll determine whether the Milani Soft & Sultry Eyeshadow Palette is bad or rad.Read More
Raise your hand if your sole job is blogging. No hands? Right – didn’t think so.
The truth is that most of us blog as a hobby or a side hustle because we’re passionate about writing and want to share our experiences with the world – whether that passion is about books, beauty, or travel, etc. Given that most of us are blogging on the side, staying organized and planning posts ahead of time is essential to sustain success without burning out.
However, when you have very little free time, the thought of pre-planning can seem daunting when it doesn’t have to be. There is a wide variety of tools available that make this process easy to visualize and organize. Please keep reading for a list of helpful tools that I use to pre-plan for my blog.Read More
At this point, it should go without saying that I’m a beauty fanatic. The only thing I love more than trying a new beauty product is discovering a new beauty brand. With the proliferation of social media and influencer marketing, there are so many cool, indie brands bursting onto the scene.Read More
This past November, I was honored to be nominated for my 3rd Sunshine Blogger Award by Nina of justnina.co.uk. She writes about a variety of topics, but much of her content focuses on travel or the outdoors. Please check out her original post here. Sunshine Blogger Rules Thank the blogger who nominated you in a…Read More
Over the last four years, ColourPop experienced one of the biggest come-ups due to the brand’s incredibly affordable price points, quality products, and constant releases. ColourPop is constantly collaborating with some of the industry’s biggest beauty influencers – from Kathleen Lights to Bretman Rock and Makeup Shayla.
Thier most recent collab is with beauty influencer, Karen Gonzalez, otherwise known as ILUVSARAHII. She is most well known for her flawless, Insta-glam makeup. When I saw the ILUVSARAHII Palette I was immediately entranced by the stunning mix of warm-toned oranges and cool greens in this palette.Read More
I am a beauty addict. Although I love the beauty industry and I love buying new products, my spending got out of hand the last few years. I’ve been making a big effort over the last two years to down-size my collection and to stop impulse shopping through meticulous inventory tracking, project panning, and intermittent shopping fasts. If you’re interested to see how I did this year, then please keep reading!Read More
As a blogger and marketer, I have a unique perspective about how to run a successful blog that will garner dedicated readers and will be brand-friendly. Blogger Love is a series dedicated to helping both new and seasoned bloggers grow their blog and create content that is impactful. Throughout this series, I will be sharing advice on how to put your best self forward and create a kickass blog.
In today’s Blogger Love Post, I’ll be sharing five simple pieces of advice that I wish I had known before starting my blog.Read More
After a year of buying and trying many new beauty products, it was finally time to evaluate my collection. I meticulously combed through my collection and got rid of the cosmetic, skin, and hair product that I didn’t like, wouldn’t use or expired. For today’s post, I decided to share what I decluttered from my collection.Read More
As an avid beauty lover, I am always buying and trying new cosmetic, skin, and hair care products. However, I want to try to minimize my waste and make use of what I own, so I share empties to keep me accountable and to log my progress in down-sizing my collection. I am thrilled to…Read More