The Benefits of Coconut Oil for Different Hair Types

The benefits of coconut oil for different hair types

Coconut oil has been hailed as a wonder product that can be used on any kind of hair. There are, however, certain properties of the oil that work particularly well with certain hair types, such as fine hair, 4a hair and other curly hair types, and hair that struggles to grow. Whether you’re looking to combat frizz, dandruff, dullness or weak strands, read on to discover how coconut oil could be beneficial for your locks. Continue reading

Mommy Makeovers: For Stay-at-Home Moms vs. Career Moms

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Whether they work outside the home or not, all moms are hardworking. But when it comes to plastic surgery, stay-at-home moms and career moms may have very different needs and goals.

In both cases, a surgery called Mommy Makeover can be used to address cosmetic concerns related to pregnancy and childbirth. Stretch marks, sagging breasts, and loose skin are no match for the scalpel and skill of a qualified plastic surgeon. But the goals for surgery, and even the individual procedures themselves, may be different for stay-at-home moms vs. career moms. Here’s how. Continue reading

Must Have Drugstore Beauty Essentials!

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Stocking up on your daily beauty essentials can be a fun task, roaming the isles at your local drugstore, smelling, reading labels, discovering new products, but it can also be a major pain in the you know what! With so many products available, a fun errand can quickly turn into hours of frustration trying to decide!

Let me simplify the struggle by suggesting some of my favorite everyday beauty essentials that not only have I tired, but have used time and time again with great results, products that are budget friendly and easily available! Continue reading

Body Shop Advent Calendar Review and Giveaway!

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My first Beauty Advent Calendar!!! How exciting! The Body shop has quite a few different option of advent calendars this year and I got the 24 days of beauty advent calendar and it’s AWESOME! With a mixture of beauty tools and products from lotions to lip care, makeup and a lash curler, there is something for everyone in this gem! Continue reading

How to bring your hair back to life after bleaching!

How to bring your hair back to life after bleaching

Bleached hair can look great – bright and beautiful, highlighted and natural. However as with any hair treatment there is a risk that the chemicals involved can damage hair fibers. Bleaching is known as especially harsh on hair and as such requires a bit of tender loving care, once done. Knowing how to get shiny hair after bleaching is absolutely vital if you are going to take the plunge so here are my top tips on how to do exactly that. Continue reading

Make Up For Ever Lustrous Holiday Collection & Giveaway!

Make Up For Ever Lustrous Holiday Collection 2017

It’s that time off year! Holiday makeup collection are starting to line the isles of sephora and as usual I stare in aw at the beautiful limited edition packaging, and of course they are even harder to resist as they tend to offer more for less!

Make Up For Ever is certainly no exception and this holiday season they have truly out done themselves with the phenomenal Lustrous Collection. The collection is filled with high quality products for the eyes, lips and cheeks and they even curated a brush set at a price that can’t be beat!

I am giving away one of the Lustrous Blush Palettes so be sure to check out the giveaway details at the end of this post! Continue reading

Psoriasis and Mental Health

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I certainly don’t think it is talked about enough. The connection between psoriasis and mental health. Those who don’t live with psoriasis may not understand how it can really affect so many aspects of your life.

I’ve spent countless hours a day dreaming about what it would be like to just throw on any ol’ outfit without having to think about whether or not it will cover me up sufficiently. Or what people must think when they reach out to shake my hand as mine is covered in plaques. Continue reading

Living with Psoriasis

Best ways to treat psoriasis

Psoriasis can happen to anyone – unfortunately it happened to me. October 29 is World Psoriasis Day, so let’s talk about it! Let’s empower people with Psoriasis, and help those living with psoriasis take charge by learning how to manage their psoriasis and re-gain a sense of control and self-esteem! Continue reading

Charlotte Tilbury Unisex Healthy Glow Tinted Moisturizer Review

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Looking for an instant summer radiance? The Charlotte Tilbury Unisex Healthy Glow Tinted Moisturizer promises Summer-in-a-bottle all year round! Continue reading

Ultimate Guide on How to Put Together A Skincare Routine!

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I know that going into the skincare isle can be seriously daunting. I’ve been known to spend hours – yes HOURS roaming up and down, reading hundreds of labels to come out with the same products I’ve already been reluctantly using because I just didn’t know what to get, what would be best for my skin type and concern and not to mention how and when to apply all of these products! From serums to oils, essences to toners, cream vs lotion, I was lost.

While today I am a self proclaimed skincare expert  – thank you very much 😉 and I have an excellent routine that I love and that works…for me.  As a blogger, and a human with changing skin needs and concerns, I do switch up products from time to time, but as for the ‘routine’, I have that locked in place.

My reason for creating this post is mainly thanks to my family and friends. When ever we get together at least one person always asks me about skincare and what they should be using etc. While this is more of a personal thing, dependent on your needs, it’s the routine itself that most people seem to fall short. Continue reading