thank u, next: 2018 Success, 2019 Goals

2018 has been full of ups and downs, personally and professionally. During my lows, it felt like I could do nothing right, but ultimately this year has been a rewarding one as I’ve grown both as a marketer, blogger, daughter, and friend. So just like Ariana Grande, I want to pay homage to my past…

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Sunshine Blogger Award #2

As the title of this post suggests, I was nominated for my 2nd Sunshine Blogger Award! I am so thankful to Rio Rose Ribaya of Reverie & Reviews for this nomination. This fall has been a momentous for my blog due to the amazing support I’ve received from the blogging community on Twitter. I’ve read so many thoughtful, creative, and well-crafted posts and have gotten the opportunity to connect with new bloggers.

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Sunshine Blogger Award #1

I was beyond excited to be nominated for a Sunshine Blogger Award by Laura from Palette of Thoughts. I am so overwhelmed by the support I’ve been receiving from so many incredible, talented writers and creators in the blogging community. For a long time, I would just read these tags, but I had never gotten a chance to participate, so it means so much to be recognized by friends in this community.

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The Liebster Award

I was so thrilled when I saw that Emma nominated me for a Liebster Award, a blogger award given by bloggers to other bloggers. This is extremely sentimental because this is the first award/tag that I’ve been tagged in, so I am pumped to participate! 😀

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Underrated Beauty YouTubers that You Should Be Watching

With tons of video content on YouTube, it can be a struggle to discover new content creators. If you’re bored with your current subscription list, then please check out these underrated Beauty YouTubers.

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Beauty Con L.A. 2018: Was It Worth It?

Ok, ok – I’ve gone a little ham with Beauty Con posts, but here’s the last post. 🙂 Also, this is my first time actually showing my face on the blog and I’m a little nervous. 

In this post, I will be describing the convention itself in greater detail to assess whether this is a worthwhile event to attend in the future. If you are interested in learning about my experience or learning more about Beauty Con L.A. then please keep reading.

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Thoughts on Hauls & the Beauty Con L.A. 2018 Bag

Beauty Con L.A. is an annual connection that connects beauty brands, influencers, beauty bloggers, and consumers based on the love of the beauty industry. The event draws in more than 20,000 beauty lovers from across the U.S. and internationally.

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Beauty Minimalism

Working to reverse my excessive shopping habits has been a journey. The past two years, I’ve been working hard to reduce the amount of clothing, accessories, and makeup that I own. This year, I will continue to try downsizing my material goods.

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to Thrive

On my commute to work, I can’t help but to wonder, how many people are aiming to get through the day? How often do I start my own day thinking, I’ll be happy when this day is over. Unfortunately, too many people go through life merely aiming to make it through their day.

In the immortal words of Switchfoot, “I wanna thrive, not just survive.” But what does it mean to thrive?

Personally, when I envision the word “thrive,” I see lush green vegetation blooming, regardless of the weather or the environment.

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