Review: Kate Sommerville Skincare

Almost every year as summer is departing, I find myself one of the few people begging it to stay. However, given that this past summer was spent on and off through hellish heatwaves, I can say I'm for once ready for it just to be fall. With the changing of seasons, I often find myself …

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Review: Millennial Trends

You may have already guessed that this is not your typical review. In fact, it's quite a unique and special type of critique I'm bringing you today. This post is actually a collaboration done with my best friend, Rachal, who recently started her own blog (ohgrowupblog.com), focusing on the multitude of aspects of adulting. When …

Hope Among Chaos

The world seems chaotic these days. Not just personally — but politically, socially, and even in regards to our climate. It can be hard not to spiral into a dooms-day, apocalyptic, the-world-is-ending, state every time you open up your Twitter feed. From Charlottesville, to Houston, to the countless attempts from an incompetent administration to spread …

GenBeauty SF 2017 Haul

If you've been keeping up with me on Instagram, you'll know that I went to Generation Beauty in San Francisco this past weekend... and it was SO amazing! This was my first time going not only to GenBeauty, but any beauty conference ever so I was super excited to have this opportunity! In case you're …

Seven Products: Aluminum-Free Deodorants

We're in the throes of summer which means that stinky pits are almost a given...ew. 😕Nobody likes stinky pits, so what's a girl to do? Hunt down the best aluminum free deodorants and put them through the ultimate sweat tests, of course! But why aluminum free??? About a year ago I finally gave up conventional …

My Everyday Summer Face

There has been a distinct lack of makeup looks since I've been back blogging and some of you may be wondering why. The answer is simple: IT'S. TOO. HOT. 🔥🔥🔥 With temperatures creeping into triple digits every few days, my motivation to cake up my face has quickly dwindled. I hardly wear a full face now …

Updated Skincare Routine

The road to clear skin has always been a tumultuous journey for me but, since starting this blog I've been able to navigate it with a bit more ease. Blogging has afforded me the opportunity to try new products and find what does and doesn't work for my skin and it has taught me important …

Review: Hask Dry Shampoo

Hello, hello. I'm back with another review! I normally don't like to publish the same type of post twice in a row, but since I was away in Tahoe last week (catch up on my shenanigans on Instagram), my posting schedule did not go as planned. C'est la vie... Anyhow, if you recall, I previously …

Review: Maybelline Fit Me Loose Powder

Currently California is in the midst of a monster heat wave which, unfortunately for me, means that temperatures have reached record highs of 100+ degrees...to say "I'm melting," would be an understatement. So as you can imagine, I've been trying anything and everything to keep my makeup from melting off my face. One of those …

Current Favorites: Fall 2016 – Spring 2017

Hello, hello! Now that I'm officially back, let's talk beauty — shall we? Since it's been a hot minute, here's what I've been loving since I took my hiatus... Can you believe it's been a YEAR since I've done a favorites?! For now though, I'm just going to focus on makeup since I'm going to …