My Favorite Skin & Hair Care Products

  Mario Badescu Lavendar Facial Spray:   This product began as a random, last-minute purchase, but quickly became a daily staple for me! I use this spray after washing my face, before applying makeup products, and to set my makeup when I am done. There are other blends, including a rose water and cucumber scent,... Continue Reading →


Valentine’s Day Makeup

          Sultry, sexy, and smokey are the perfect descriptors for this makeup look. Although I don't typically wear dark eyeshadows or go for a bright lip very often, I was pleasantly surprised to find that I LOVE this look! This is the epitome of a Valentine's Day makeup look because it... Continue Reading →

Fall Makeup Look

Fall is my absolute favorite season - especially for makeup! I love the deep red and orange tones, so I created this fairly simple look based around those shades. This look has both high-end and drugstore products, but you can swap any of them out for your own favorites!  Products: Anastasia Modern Renaissance Eyeshadow Palette... Continue Reading →

Perfecting Your Skincare Routine

I write several posts about applying makeup, but I rarely ever mention one aspect of beauty - makeup removal. Cleaning all of the product off of your skin is so extremely important! You want to wash your face without stripping away the natural oils on your skin, so finding the perfect face wash is key.... Continue Reading →

Shrimp & Spinach Alfredo

This meal is rich, creamy, and incredibly delicious. If you are craving something hearty and tasty, this is definitely a must! When I am not able to find fresh shrimp, I like to substitute chicken instead - either way, this is one of my favorite things to eat! Overall, it usually takes about 20 minutes... Continue Reading →

Summer Glow Makeup Look

Let's be completely honest here, I usually do everything I can to avoid wearing makeup in the summer! The heat here in Florida has a way of making you feel like your makeup is going to melt off your face, so I definitely go natural as much as possible. However, for the days when I... Continue Reading →

DIY Peel-Off Mask

Peel-off masks have become a hot topic lately, so I had to try one out for myself! This mask consists of egg whites, honey, and lemon juice. Egg whites shrink pores and tighten skin to give a more youthful complexion. Honey helps heal any blemishes on the skin, due to its anti-inflammatory compounds. Lemon juice... Continue Reading →

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