Lifestyle · Uncategorized

Zum Bar

When I first heard the name Zum Bar, I wondered if it was a new type of exercise craze. (If it was Zumba mixed with Pure Barre I was so in!) But when I discovered it was actually a type of soap I became intrigued. One of my friends told me about the brand and… Continue reading Zum Bar

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What's the one blush color that's flattering on all skin tones? Peach! A good peachy blush is an essential in every girl's makeup bag. I like mine with just a touch of shimmer to keep me looking young and bright. My current go to is Tarte's Amazonian Clay Blush in Celebrated. It's the perfect pinky-peach… Continue reading Celebrate!

Fragrance · Hair · Lifestyle · Lips · Looks · Skin · Tools · Uncategorized

Are you ready to play?

Those of you who follow me on Instagram know that I recently was taken off the waitlist for Sephora's monthly subscription box. Play! by Sephora consists of 5 sample sized products sent monthly along with a fragrance bonus and a cosmetic bag. Oh, and it's only $10/month. I have to say that other boxes have fallen… Continue reading Are you ready to play?

Skin · Uncategorized

Aztec Secret

I try to avoid jumping on bandwagons. I tend to find that products with a cult following never really work out for me, and that runaway opinions can end up causing more harm than good. As a rule, I'm skeptical of anything that sounds too good to be true. However, every so often I hear… Continue reading Aztec Secret

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Pink Clay

I know you've all been waiting for my final Herbivore Botanicals' cleansing bar review, and here it is. Their Pink Clay Cleansing Bar Soap was by far my favorite of the trio. Designed for sensitive skin, it soothed my rosacea, calmed the peeling due to Charleston's recent cold snap, and managed to reduce my breakouts.… Continue reading Pink Clay

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Bamboo Charcoal

And here's round two of my Herbivore Botanical's facial cleansing bar reviews. When you're breaking out and in need of a saving grace the Bamboo Charcoal Cleansing Bar should be your go to. This cleanser is not only powerfully detoxifying, but also gentle. Too many acne fighting ingredients can be overly drying. However, that's not… Continue reading Bamboo Charcoal

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First Impressions – Herbivore Botanicals

As a packaging designer I spend a lot of time on Pinterest, doing research. One of the brands I kept coming across was Herbivore Botanicals. At first I thought they were just a packaging concept, but imagine my delight when I discovered they were an actual company making cosmetics out of Seattle. Founded in 2011… Continue reading First Impressions – Herbivore Botanicals