You’ve heard of the rule where at the beginning of the year where you turn all of your hangers one way, and once you’ve worn the item you place the hanger back the other way? No? Well, now you have. It sounds great in theory, but if you are even the slightest bit OCD, hangers in varying directions throughout the year may drive you insane. Truth is that you don’t need a system to know what you haven’t worn. Anyone else guilty of having a closet full of clothes and also choosing the same things? (read: the comfiest option) Now is the time to do an epic closet clean out and here are some basic rules you should follow…View Post
I love having fun, beautiful hairdos but when it comes to the complicated styles, I am pretty much useless. What I am great at is braids! I’ve devised a number of hairstyles that use braids as the main component and that are simple and easy to recreate. Here is one of my favorite styles that is so easy, you won’t even believe it. I went by my local Walmart to pick up some TRESemmé goodies to help me make this style…View Post
We’ve all seen the Pinterest pictures and obsessed over those natural, loose, waves with sun kissed color. We take those photos, save them to our phone, and happily show them to our stylist. Four hours and $300 later, we are left with something that looks remotely similar? But the chunks are bigger, the color is warmer, and it doesn’t look – well, even.
Well, that’s because it’s not supposed to…View Post
This time of year is the perfect time to stock up on wardrobe essentials. What you need is a mix of trendy items and reliable classics and fill your wardrobe and take advantage of the epic sales this time of year. Here are some of my favorite items that I’m reaching for this time of year.View Post
IT Cosmetics has been a part of my makeup bag for years now and I’m so happy that it’s finally getting the credit that it deserves. L’Oreal bought the company in 2016 from the founder, Jamie…View Post
One of the most overwhelming things is to figure out where to shop online. I vividly remember the first time that I placed an order years ago, and I had so many concerns: How long will it take to arrive? Will the clothes even fit me? How expensive will it be to return these items? Will it even be worth it? I first employed the principle that I would only shop from places that allowed me to return in store. Figured if I was going to go to the store to buy something, I might as well get the item delivered to my home, try it on in the comfort of my bedroom, and then make that trip anyways in case it didn’t work out.
Years later, I almost exclusively shop online and find it stressful to shop in stores! I don’t even know how to rummage through racks and want to know very clearly if my preferred item is in stock and whether or not it is available in my size. However, I understand that finding new places to shop can be tricky so I wanted to share some of my favorite spots with you guys and detail a few pieces I’ve gotten from them, what shipping and returns are like, etc. Here we go…View Post
It’s not unusual to want better skin. We all do! With a never-ending list of tonics, toners and tea tree – how can you even figure out where to start? I know what you are thinking, there is no way that I only need one product – and you are right. But you can do one routine. There are so many different recommendations for products, regimens, and rules that you need to follow all with promises of great skin in your future. But with so many options, it can get overwhelming and daunting. Here’s what you need to know about getting back to the basics with one simple routine…View Post
Did you know that you are supposed to either finish or throw our your mascara every 6 weeks? Say what? I am certainly guilty of having a few mascaras that are even (dare I say it)…View Post
Millennials get a bad reputation for being lazy, entitled, or apathetic. What those who label us forget to mention is that we are also determined, passionate, and empowered. We find purpose in the work that…View Post