February 8, 2017
SELF CARE

aromatherapy

As much as I'd like to say that aromatherapy is a game changer in the best way, I first have to admit that it could also very easily ruin my day, week, or life. My sense of smell seems to have become more sensitive since being pregnant with Bryn. I understand that this new aversion may very well all be in my head, but nonetheless, I can only handle a select few scents without feeling dizzy and/or ...

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December 5, 2016
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baba souk favorites

ring dish  |  argan oil  |  palm print  | kilim pillow  |  pompom throw If I ever open an online gift shop, it will hopefully look something like this. I literally love everything about Baba Souk's Bohemian Moroccan style and that Argan Oil is screaming my name! It's their newest product, all natural, high quality. Check out more Baba Souk gems here - you're welcome! xo

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November 30, 2016
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sweet almond oil

When I started experimenting with diy beauty hacks, I stocked up on all kinds of essential oils and butters. Sweet Almond Oil was one of my main ingredients for hair and skincare treatments - it's light, odorless, and absorbs quickly. A few weeks ago, I decided to skip the recipes and use Sweet Almond Oil as a moisturizer all on its own. Yes, I actually covered my face in oily oil and then went t ...

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November 16, 2016
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roots update

It's now been 7 months since I've color-treated my hair. Even after two trims, my ends are still feeling pretty dry, but the new growth at my roots is super soft, strong, and shiny. Knowing this encourages me to keep going until ALL the blonde is grown out. I've stuck to my healthy hair routine religiously, recently added more oil treatments and started using a boar bristle brush. Please let me k ...

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October 5, 2016
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honey butter lip balm

Soft lips are an absolute must. They should be as smooth as flower petals and kissable at all times. So drink tons of water, gently exfoliate (I use a *separate* soft toothbrush), and moisturize like crazy. Just be sure you're using quality natural ingredients, otherwise your lips could end up worse than ever before. To be honest, I have yet to try the recipe below, but it sounds yummy and I thin ...

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September 28, 2016
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beauty sleep

My appreciation for beauty sleep has gone through the roof since baby, and I've decided that waking up after a solid 8 hours might be one of the best feelings ever. Quality rest gives our bodies the chance to replenish and repair itself over night, taking years off of our faces and bringing that sparkle back into our eyes. It also keeps us alert, balances our moods, improves our memory, helps us s ...

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