Happy Tuesday that feels like a Monday! It’s been a bit since I posted the new blog design reveal, but I hope you felt like you had a good amount to read through!
First, I must say…. thank you SO much for all your sweet feedback on the new design and latest posts! I truly felt so supported and loved by you as readers and I’m so grateful for each and every one of you!
Second, if you follow along on Instagram… you saw that I was just in Texas for almost a week! I was visiting one of my best friends and it was SUCH a fun and needed trip! It was one of those where you lose track of time and the days just chatting, catching up, shopping, eating… and just enjoying girl time! I had every intention of posting this blog post before I left, but life always gets in the way before you head out-of-town, doesn’t it?
I snapped these pics as I was packing up for my trip and though I’m back home now (and SO grateful to be reunited with Sam and Dallas!), I still wanted to share these goodies that went along with me on my travels as they’re truly some of my current favorite things!
This little palette had been on my wishlist for a while after reading reviews on how fabulous it is, so I finally
caved justified purchasing it as a ‘travel beauty need’ just before my trip! So many highlighters on the market are filled with junky ingredients… but I also don’t love the way powder highlighters look on my dry/combination skin during winter! I wanted a more glow/dewy look without looking oily and this palette is it! It’s perfect for that beachy/no-makeup look! I’ve been wearing a swipe on my cheekbones with just mascara and also using it when I wear a more full face of makeup. I truly LOVE this multi-tasking gem and absolutely think it’s worth the price! Plus, the ingredients are clean and safe! Yay!
I shared my love of rose water spray when I did a Instagram Live in the fall. Well, the love is still going strong! I live for rose water spritzing during the winter where I feel like I can get all the hydration I can get! I brought this to Dallas/Fort Worth with me, which is currently getting crazy cold/dry weather, and it was truly a life saver! In addition to spritzing as a refresher throughout the day, I also always use it to set my makeup. And for travel/on the go, I fill these little blue spray bottles!
You’ll start sensing a theme of me loving hydrating products right now. I think we all can use more hydration in the winter – even the oily gals, I promise! I’ve been absolutely obsessed with the Dew Skin Tint lately! I wear it by itself on a daily basis and layer it with Tint Skin Foundation for more coverage days. It’s moisturizing without being thick and oily, and I love that it has sunscreen built-in. This is one of those products that I wasn’t sure if I was going to love/need or not… and now I can’t imagine my beauty routine without it!
I chopped all my hair off just before Christmas! I really love it and the cut is so easy to style. With so many layers, I gain volume… but you know this girl can never have enough volume! In comes this magic spray! The Living Proof spray is idyllic for getting quick volume that’s not sticky or gummy on your hair. After I curl my hair, I spray it in with my head upside down and flip my hair back up and the volume is unreal! It’s as if you’ve teased every layer of hair, except you haven’t damaged your hair! It’s such a weightless product and I can’t get enough. It’s a higher price tag, but a little goes a long way! I can’t recommend it enough!
More moisture, coming up! I grabbed this little balm at my local Whole Foods, but the link above shows you it within a fun set! (Both Sam and I use the baby soap as well and love it, if you’re interested!) I thought it would make for a great little addition to my purse for on the go cuticle/hand moisturizer, lip balm… whatever! It was a random ‘throw in the cart’ purchase, but I’m so glad I did! I whip this out all the time! It really does soak in quick but leave you with lasting results. And if I love it this much… I have to think babies will adore it, too! 😉
You can always find one of these in my purse at all times, especially during traveling! The ingredients are simple and good for you… unlike so many protein bars. I have to admit that I can get sick of protein bars quickly, but the blueberry flavor continues to taste good to me!
I’ve talked about ’em before, but I’ll say it again: the Beautycounter Lip Sheers are SO good! They’re what I reach for day in and out because the colors are sweet and subtle, they’re incredibly moisturizing, and the ingredients are clean and safe for me to reapply consistently. And I’m newer to the gloss, but I love it too! It’s the most moisturizing gloss I’ve ever used and I love the way it looks solo or layered on top of the lip sheers!
If I could take a bath in this stuff, I would. You’ll find a tube in every bag I own! The scent is incredible and the moisture soaks in instantly and lasts even after you wash your hands! Obsessed.
I received these travel bags for Christmas and I absolutely adore them! They’re classic, easy to clean, and the perfect size. The brush bag is SO helpful to separate products from brushes and it’s the perfect way to keep them clean and prohibit them from getting squashed while traveling! Plus, they’re so classic and pretty to look at as they sit on your counter! I’m so glad I have them!
Hooray for current little faves! So much moisturizing products, I know… but as I watch the forecast reports for the nation, it looks as if everyone could really use it with all the frigid temps!
Wishing y’all a wonderful start to your weeks!