Product Spotlight – Bentonite Clay Skin Mask

Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay. I can’t stop seeing this stuff pop into my feeds, on the pages of my favorite bloggers; it’s everywhere. So I finally broke down and bought some for myself.

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Beauty Review – Shea Moisture Strengthen & Restore Masque

With all the aqua fitness I’ve been doing, my poor ginger curls have been put through the ringer. So I decided it was time to treat myself to a little Shea love…

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Beauty Brand Spotlight – Shea Moisture

Way back in October, I wrote about my cruelty free life (read it here). In that post, I mentioned Shea Moisture. I also mentioned that I’d be doing a spotlight review of them. Well, that time is finally here!

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Beauty Product Review – BeautyCounter Lemongrass Sugar Body Scrub

Recently I discovered a new beauty company, BeautyCounter and got to try their incredible products. I think I’m in love.


(Photo credit: BeautyCounter Facebook)

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DIY Cucumber Body Scrub

I’ve been on a serious DIY beauty kick recently. The one thing I haven’t tried to make is body scrub. With a nearly expired cucumber in my fridge, I took to Google and did a little research. With so many recipes out there, I ended up experimenting a little with this one from Mom in Music City (MIMC). 

(photo credit: MIMC)


I followed the above recipe to the letter and it was kind of a fail, so the recipe below has been adapted from the original.

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Product Review – Tarte Amazonian Clay Waterproof Concealer

When you can’t get rid of the dark circles, try hiding them. This was my plan anyway when I went shopping for a new concealer.

Since switching to cruelty free makeup, I’ve been having fun refreshing my collection. From eye shadows to lip stains, I’ve been slowly replacing it all.

This concealer comes from Tarte, and so far, it’s concealing like a charm.


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Bra Shopping…the Bane of Every Woman’s Wardrobe

The first thing I do when I get home from literally anywhere is remove my bra. I hate bras. They are uncomfortable and expensive and dumb. Unfortunately, they are a necessary evil and after putting it off for months (more like a year) I knew it was finally time for a new one.


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Living That Cruelty Free Life

I love food. I love make up. I love fashion. And I love animals. So how can I live a fabulous yet fur free life? It’s much easier than I initially thought.

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The 4 Essential Makeup Products

Makeup companies really know how to get you. The shiny packaging, colorful arrays, and sparkling signage just scream, “take my money!” While I can definitely be drawn in by the beauty of the makeup counters, I really don’t need or ever use all of it.


There are only 4 makeup products that I will never go without. Like, never, EVER.

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