Sinful Colors x Vanessa Hudgens: Worst Makeup Line Ever?

Thanks to Influenster, I was able to get my hands on these products from the Sinful Colors x Vanessa Hudgens collaboration makeup line for free so I could test them out and give my honest thoughts! Check out the video below for some swatches and then make sure you read my thoughts on the products.

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New Music – February Discover Playlist

I firmly believe that there are two moods: happy and in-the-mood-to-listen-to-Sufjan-Stevens. This year, I’ve been trying to expand my music library. I pretty much exclusively use Spotify Premium to stream new music because it’s convenient and cost-efficient, so I find myself discovering new music through the individualized weekly Discover Playlists. I thought I’d share some of my favorite music, both old favorites and newly discovered, so that you can discover new artists and push your boundaries. My taste in music is all over the place, but you can find a lot of alternative, dreamy, and cross-genre tunes in my library. Happy Listening! Continue reading “New Music – February Discover Playlist”

Clearing Acne with Sensitive Skin – NOT IMPOSSIBLE

If you have the trifecta of troublesome skin — acne-proneness, sensitivity, and oiliness — I feel your pain.  A lot of skincare products marketed towards acne-prone skin are just way too harsh, and honestly very ineffective. After going in for a facial about a year ago, my esthetician recognized all of my problems and recommended an effective skincare regimen for both treating my acne and controlling my oil while maintaining my skin’s balance. Are you intrigued yet? Continue reading “Clearing Acne with Sensitive Skin – NOT IMPOSSIBLE”

About Me + Current Favorites

I feel like I haven’t made any updates recently, other than a few posts here and there. I’ve made some changes to my social media presence, so my contact info is reflected with a new domain (woohoo!) and Facebook page. I also wanted to summarize some of my current favorites — beauty products, miscellaneous things, and influencers. Are any of yours on the list?

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Wearable Bold Lips ft. Colourpop!

Bold lips — the trend we save on Instagram, but rarely muster up the courage to wear IRL. They can look so editorial and chic, but with one misstep they can take cool to clown. I wanted to take a unique purple color, Are N Be by Colourpop Cosmetics, instead of the classic bold red or deep vampy shades. Keep reading for my tips on rocking a loud mouth with confidence!

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