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Top Spring Beauty Picks

There are so many desirable beauty trends this season! Some of the many 2014 trends include beautiful skin with bronzed glow for the face and eyelid, and a bright orange lip. Here are a few of my top spring beauty picks: Loving Casino Bronzer by Nars. It gives the perfect golden glow without over doing it Laura Mercier's bronzed Sand Glow is the ultimate spring/summer shade for your eyelids. Not only is it super easy to apply but it's long wear and crease resistant. Perfect for warmer weather! I adore a bright lip and orange is all the...

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How to Get Soft Skin for Spring and a Year’s Supply of Dove Giveaway

If there is one thing that I want when warm weather hits, it's soft skin. I certainly don't want bare dry scaly skin and seeing as we hit ninety degrees here in Florida the other day, my days of covering up are over. I have a very simple routine for how to get soft skin and it consists of just three steps: 1. Exfoliate 2. Use a moisturizing body wash 3. Moisturize with a cream or balm Exfoliation is key as it helps smooth out my skin and get rid of any winter induced dryness that's still hanging around. It's...

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Luxe Hair Brushes Giveaway

Anyone who's blown out their hair knows that good round hair brushes are worth their weight in gold. I'm not exactly skilled when it comes to blowing out my own hair, so having tools that make it easier is clutch. I can't be the only one who struggles with smoothing out my tresses right? I'm sure you can imagined how excited this blowout challenged girl was when KareCo Professional Brushes sent me a couple of their Thermal Round Brushes to try out. These brushes have a special dome at the top of the brush that helps keep...

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My Idea of a Perfect Bath

One of my favorite ways to wind down is with a nice, relaxing bath. Life as a working mama is nothing if not hectic, so being able to retreat to a private little oasis for my perfect bath a bit is clutch. TOKYOMILK bubble bath / Sea Goddess bath salts / Voluspa candle / Crate and Barrel flute / IT by Alexa Chung book / Lush bath bomb  I've been working on giving my bathroom a spa like feel and a good candle is a key part of the spa vibe. I nearly always light a special candle and, if...

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Glow and Go this Holiday Season with Conair

I don't know about you lovelies, but when the holidays roll around, I'm always inspired to amp up my beauty routine. It's probably because I know the new year is headed my way and I just love the fresh start it brings with it. So, clearly I subscribe to the new year, new you philosophy. In anticipation of the new year that will be here before we know it, I'm working on putting my best face forward and that includes beautifying my skin and hair. I want to be able to glow and go! So, when...

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Natura Veda 5 Step Skincare Line Review

I had the opportunity to experience Natura Veda's 5 step skincare line this month (the 5 piece program includes a cleanser, toner, day cream, night cream and eye serum) and I'm here to share my thoughts on it! What makes this line special is the Moringa oil. If you haven't heard of Moringa, it's been used for over 2,000 years and has a ton of benefits. The oil contains more than 70% oleic acid which makes it amazingly moisturizing while it delivers antioxidants and vitamins to heal the skin. Something I loved right away...

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Four Steps to a Perfect Fall Lip

One of the hottest makeup trends for fall 2013 is the burgundy lip (as seen on the runways of Miu Miu and Derek Lam). When done right, it's outright elegant and can really make a statement. The look is very reminiscent of Chanel's Vamp which was made popular in the nineties! Here's just a few essential tips to make your bold lip color stay perfectly in place, as well as some affiliate links should you want to shop for a lippy to help you create your own burgundy lip! 1) Using a foundation brush, apply...

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