A Bikini Friendly Cocktail

A Bikini Friendly Cocktail

Lifestyle
A Bikini Friendly Cocktail Hola Amigas! This week we are on vacation in Cabo San Lucas and with all the time I've been spending in my bikini I've had to get a little bit creative with my cocktails. Introducing the BFC (bikini friendly cocktail) (more…)
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Beach Day Beauty Essentials

Beach Day Beauty Essentials

Makeup
Beach Day Beauty Essentials At the beach, pool or lake I like to look natural but I also want to feel confident. The products I've chosen as my beach day beauty essentials are meant to protect and enhance your natural beauty. We all have specific products that help us to feel more confident and for me that's concealer (for any trouble spots I may have that day) and some mascara to help my blonde lashes pop. For you it may be something different, brows or a lip color... whatever it may be, adjust my essentials to suit you and the things you would like to conceal or enhance. Happy Summer! Waterproof concealer It Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye This stuff is WATERPROOF! And it's been water sport tested and approved by yours…
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3 Alternatives to Toxic Products

3 Alternatives to Toxic Products

Lifestyle
3 Alternatives to Toxic Products By this point you already know that I don't go au naturale with every product I use (call me when someone makes a decent natural makeup line). But I am aware of harmful chemicals and like to minimize my usage of products with cancer causing ingredients, call me crazy. If you haven't already dumped the traditional versions of these 3 products, the time is now! ] This one started with a random text from my mom about a year ago ...you really need to switch to organic tampons uh ok, why?... In the moment I assumed it was just another one of my mom's spur of the moment fads she loves to throw at me every couple weeks. But then I realized I had never really…
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How to Pop a Pimple Like a Pro

How to Pop a Pimple Like a Pro

Skin Care
How to Pop a Pimple Like a Pro Have you ever attempted to pop a pimple only to immediately regret it? Been there. Here is a breakdown of the steps an Esthetician (like myself) uses to pop your pimples in order to send you out the door glowing, not irritated. This is likely more steps than you've ever taken before or after popping a pimple but Hey! You wanted to know how to do it like a pro so here you go...   Start out by cleansing with a simple cleanser that you know to work really well for you at getting off makeup, dirt and grime. Your face should feel clean but never stripped or tight after this step. Cleansing is arguably the most important thing to do before popping. The last thing…
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8 Free Tips To Clear Acne

8 Free Tips To Clear Acne

Skin Care
8 Free Tips To Clear Acne Acne can be so expensive. Between facials, derm office visits, creams, prescriptions YOU NAME IT. If you are experiencing break outs start with this list of 8 free tips to clear acne. Use a new pillow case every night I suggest layering 7 pillow cases at once then each night strip down a layer and wash at the end of the week. In the shower wash your face last The residue from your shampoo and conditioner running down your forehead (or even your back) may be breaking you out. Wash your face after your hair to avoid this. Use fresh wash cloths every day Wet wash cloths are a breeding ground for bacteria. Use a new cloth each time you wash your face and a new…
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My Everyday Makeup Routine- A Photo Story

My Everyday Makeup Routine- A Photo Story

Makeup
Follow along as I get ready, weird makeup faces and all! My everyday makeup look is somewhat 'natural' (if you can count 14 products layered on my face natural) and it's definitely quick and easy!   Using the Makeup Forever Ultra HD Stick Foundation I draw 2 lines on each cheek, 1 line on the forehead, 1 down the nose and a dot on my chin. With a damp Beauty Blender I press the foundation into my skin making sure to also bring it down my neck so that I don't get any harsh lines. Using my Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Dark Circle Eraser Concealer I apply directly under my eye in an upside-down triangle. Then blend it out using the same beauty blender that I used for my foundation. To be sure that…
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