Simplify Your Beauty Routine

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My philosophy when it comes to happiness and life in general is to keep things simple — this means clearing out clutter and making room for the things you love and that serve a purpose in your life. Today, I want to bring this idea to your beauty routine. Waking up in the morning and having to dig through bottle after half-empty bottle of lotions and serums and perfumes in order to find the one you’re looking for creates stress and clutters your mind. By simplifying our beauty routine, we can cultivate a pleasant experience when it comes to our … Read More

Winter Wellness Luxuries

And all of a sudden, it’s winter here in Oregon.

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I absolutely love the soft quiet and stillness that the snow seems to bring. Those big fluffy snowflakes make me so nostalgic for winters and holidays as a kid!

As we dive headfirst into the winter season, there are a few things that you may want to invest in to take care of yourself this season.

Moisturizer.

The harsh winter air, hot showers, and indoor heaters are all very drying on your skin. Make sure you don’t neglect your skin just because you are wearing pants every day. Treat yourself … Read More

Natural Exfoliants for Glowing Skin

Last week we discussed why you should switch to natural and organic beauty products, and what you should look for when you’re shopping. Today I want to specifically discuss the benefits of natural exfoliants, especially those with natural enzymes, which can yield an instantly brightened and smooth complexion.

Do you know the ingredients in your exfoliant? Not only should you be looking for products that contain certain ingredients like natural exfoliants and enzymes, but there are also things you want to avoid. One of these ingredients to avoid is microbeads. Check your labels for the ingredient “polyethylene,” which is the … Read More

Autumn Essentials for Style, Health, and Beauty

Autumn Essentials

Something about fall really gets me in the mood for treating myself to some new wardrobe essentials. It must be because the season is reminiscent of back to school shopping and the excitement of buying fresh jeans, jackets, and shoes so you can start the year in style. Just because we don’t need to go back to school shopping anymore and our clothes from previous years probably still fit us, doesn’t mean we shouldn’t take some time and invest in our seasonal wardrobe. Freshening up your fall wardrobe may inspire you to dress nicer in your day-to-day life, like we Read More