The Most Underrated Drugstore Concealer

Finding the right concealer can be tricky. The colors, consistencies, and coverages are as varied as the countless options on the market, making coming across the one that is right for you a (relative) nightmare.

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I’ve had my fair share of pasty concealers that crease and cake making me look roughly 100,848,402 years old. I’ve also had those that cover exactly nothing.

Because of this, I have been on the hunt for a GREAT concealer and, well, I think I’ve found it–and for under 5 dollars no less!

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Boho Style for Everyday Life + GIVEAWAY

Festival fashion has never been more mainstream. From Instagram to Pintrest, crocheted bikini tops, flower headbands, and gold tribal tattoos are everywhere. And while I am all about sartorial self-expression, Boho-Chic can be hard to pull off outside the ever-lovin-hills of Indio Valley.

Which is why I shared a few wearable festival inspired trends in this video:

But nail art, simple flower headbands, and ombre eye lashes are just a few of my favorite ways to incorporate Coachella style into my every day routine.

Others include mimicking that gorgeous festival glow with a DIY spray tan. I use L’Oreal’s Sublime Bronze ProPerfect Salon Airbrush Self-Tanning Mist (<—Holy loooong name, Batman!)  in the color Deep Natural Tan. The aerosol top makes application a breeze and prevents streaking.

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This Inexpensive Hazelnut Coffee Might Surprise You

fThere are few rituals I love more than my morning cup of coffee. It is the one routine that has been a part of my life every single morning since I was 16 years old. I find it very comforting to know that even though a lot of things change–apartments, cities, relationships, jobs–my morning coffee has been a constant. It may seem like a lot of attention on a simple beverage, but when thinking about all of the different mornings I’ve had–traveling on vacation or rushing to get to school, or even Christmas morning–I realized that coffee has always been there and in a strange way, I like knowing that it always will.

Over the years, I’ve had my coffee every which way–cappuccino, latte, Americano, drip, pour-over, french press– and have found that good ‘ole regular drip is my favorite for everyday. Because of this, I’ve also tried just about every brand, blend, and roast on the market and to be honest, only a select few are truly memorable. Which is why I was very surprised to find that this hazelnut coffee from Folgers–a brand I’d long since categorized as “ehh”–was so undeniably special. Continue reading

9 Must-Have Sunday Essentials

I am a bit of a workaholic and typically work straight through the weekends, but I recently starting taking a mandatory relaxation day–ok, sometimes it’s a half day— once a week and it has made a big difference! I find that giving myself time to unwind helps me cope with stress and actually makes me more productive throughout the week.

Now my Sundays are for breakfast in bed, movie marathons, and maybe a DIY a pedicure–but only if I’m feeling ambitious.

Take a peak at a few of my new favorite Sunday essentials if you too understand the plight of the never-ending to do list (dramatic sigh!) and have yourself an epic relaxation-fest this weekend!
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