Makeup Minimalism | MASSIVE Spring Beauty Declutter (Haircare, Skincare & Cosmetics)

Makeup Minimalism | MASSIVE Spring Beauty Declutter (Haircare, Skincare & Cosmetics)

As a beauty blogger and lover, I'm constantly trying out new cosmetic, skincare and hair care products. However, over the past 2-3 years, I've been attempting to reign in my shopping and work through what I own through a comprehensive inventory system, periodic No-Buys, and yearlong Project Pans. Although my preference is always to finish up the products I buy, decluttering is a necessity when you own a vast beauty collection. The below products are beauty items that I have decluttered this past Spring, excluding those products that I am currently trying to sell on Poshmark. Although the total number of products decluttered is not greater than the number of new items that entered my collection, I still view this declutter as a small victory. It takes a lot of mental toughness to think critically enough to declutter beauty products, because of the personal attachment I place on these goodies. Please keep reading to see what I moved out of my collection this Spring!

Makeup Minimalism | MASSIVE Spring Empties (Cosmetics, Skincare & Haircare)

Makeup Minimalism | MASSIVE Spring Empties (Cosmetics, Skincare & Haircare)

As a beauty blogger and lover, I'm constantly trying out new cosmetic, skincare and hair care products. However, over the past 2-3 years, I've been attempting to reign in my shopping and work through what I own through a comprehensive inventory system, periodic No-Buys, and yearlong Project Pans. The below products are beauty items that [...]

Beau-Tea Talks| Buying Beauty PR Packages?

Beau-Tea Talks| Buying Beauty PR Packages?

As the democratization of beauty industry continues, the power dynamic and relationship between brands and consumers is shifting. I bet cosmetic and skincare executives would never have guessed that an endorsement from a reviewer on YouTube could make or break a product launch, but has influencer PR gone too far? In today's Beau-Tea, we'll be discussing the emerging trend for big-name beauty brands to sell PR packages to the public.

The Loveliest :: Spring Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle Favorites

The Loveliest :: Spring Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle Favorites

Am I officially a beauty guru now? πŸ˜‰ Although monthly/seasonal favorites have been falling off the radar in the beauty community on YouTube, I've been wanting to incorporate a "favorites" style post on my blog for sometime because this gives me the opportunity to talk about things I'm loving in a snackable way.

Wellness | Is Social Media Making Us More Toxic and Unhappy?

Wellness | Is Social Media Making Us More Toxic and Unhappy?

It is no secret that 2019 has been a year full of challenges for me - personally, professionally, and academically. Although I know that I am constantly becoming a more resilient person, sometimes I can't seem to escape my own anxious thoughts. After completing a grueling semester at school, I was surprised to find that I didn't feel much relief... but rather, I felt empty. As a first step in getting my mindset right, I took a brief social media detox this May. I needed time to myself to declutter my mind, boost my mood, and escape the mindless social media scroll. Ironically, after coming back from my brief break, I came across a thought-provoking and inspiring Instagram TV video that inspired me to write today's post.At a high level, this post explores the idea that our friends and social media are corrupting our minds and making us depressed. But how can this be true? Please keep reading to find out.

Bad or Rad | Viseart Grande Pro Volume I Eyeshadow Palette Review + Swatches

Bad or Rad | Viseart Grande Pro Volume I Eyeshadow Palette Review + Swatches

Y'll I had the toughest time finding the right words to describe the Viseart Grande Pro Volume I eyeshadow palette. To say it in the simplest terms, not all products can be easily defined as being "bad" or "good." Please keep reading for a swatches and an in-depth review on the Viseart Grande Pro Volume I Eyeshadow Palette.