Skincare Routine That Changed My Life


Hello! I thought I should share some tips to get rid of acne. Everyone’s skin is different so be careful that you are not over drying your face, or making it more oily. I highly recommend finding a good acne spot treatment. The AcneFree Terminator 10 is perfect for getting rid of larges spots. I didn’t see results over night but it does help reduce swelling. If you have acne scars, using this product 3-4 nights a week will decrease redness. Another big, inexpensive product that helps with acne scarring is the Que Bella Professional Repairing charcoal mud mask. I have used this mask for almost a year and I love it! I bought a couple from Target and it was very cheap. One packet can last me up to 3-4 uses. I do wish the packaging was in a container but besides that, it’s amazing.

The next product that is good for your skin is coconut oil! I have noticed a drastic transformation in my skin since I started using it. It has almost completely gotten rid of my acne scars and leaves my skin extremely smooth. Be careful not to use too much if you have oily skin. The last product that has made a major improvement on my skin is the Philosophy Purity face cleanser. It is very gentle and soothing.

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I hope this post helps you and I will try to post more content often. I just got out of school so I shouldn’t be as busy, besides work.


Drug Store Favorites

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Calling all makeup lovers that LOVE to save money. I wanted to share some affordable beauty products that you can pick up from your local drug store. All of these I purchased from Target but you can most likely find them at Walmart, Walgreen’s, CVS, Ulta, etc. Honestly majority of my makeup is from Target and is pretty inexpensive. As much as I love makeup, I wouldn’t want to spend my whole paycheck on it. Every now and then I’ll splurge on some products.. other than that I like to keep it simple.

Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles Treatment Concealer : My holy grail makeup product!!! Seriously guys… this stuff is amazing. It not only covers my under eye dark circles but also any blemishes I have. The coverage feels very light but still hides breakouts. It’s the only concealer I use and I’m working on my fourth product and one product lasts about six months for me. Highly recommend you try it out!

Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream : I love BB Cream. It adds just enough coverage without feeling like your makeup is weighing down your face. Although it doesn’t do that well of a job on covering spots. If I have a really bad spot that day, I’ll put the BB cream on to smooth and hydrate my skin, then put concealer over the spot. It’s perfect for the pool with its SPF 30!

Maybelline Lash Sensational Washable Mascara : I just realized most of these items are from Maybelline but they have amazing products, like this mascara. I am VERY picky when it comes to mascara and this is my all time favorite one. It is a dupe of the Better Than Sex mascara and I even like it a little better. I always have trouble finding mascara that keeps the curl of my lashes while increasing the volume and this guy does the job.

Real Techniques Powder Brush : This brush is so soft! I love how the the head is large and applies very smoothly. I also use their beauty blenders and may invest in some more Real Technique brushes.

Maybelline Fit Me Bronzer : To be honest I’ve had this product for a while… I’m not that big of a bronzer person but have started to use it more this summer. It gives me the perfect goddess look while making my face look tanner. The package says it is “Oil Free” and “Doesn’t Clog Pores” which is awesome!

Thank you guys so much for reading 🙂





Review: July Ipsy 2017 Bag

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I thought I would do another review of my monthly Ipsy bag! I made a post all about my June Ipsy 2017 Bag so go check it out. I can honestly say I love most of these products and use them almost every day. Keep reading if you want the inside scoop on my bag.. lol

One of my favorites in the bag is the TONYMOLY I’m Real Sheet Masks in Green Tea and Lotus. I’ve talked about how much I loved these mask on my June Favorites blog post. It makes my skin extremely smooth and I noticed a difference immediately. I’m determined to try all of the different types of masks!!

The BelláPierre Cosmetics Banana Setting Powder is definitely at the top of my favorite beauty products at the moment. I’ve never really used a setting powder before, just a normal powder by Maybelline. The texture is completely different. One thing I do not like about it, is how messy it is. It can very easily get all over the place and I wish the packaging was better. Other than that, it sets my makeup very nicely and makes my skin smooth.

The eyeshadow in ‘Gold Rush’ by OFRA Cosmetics is simply gorgeous!! It is beautiful for the summer and adds the perfect golden color to my eye lids. I love putting it on the corner of my eye, near the tear duct. I also put one color on my lids, normally a reddish brown, and then apply the goldeny shimmer over it.

Another good product for the summer is the Caudalie Vinosourse Moisturizing Sorbet. I went to a friend’s lake house last weekend and was in the sun majority of the time. You best believe my skin was dry and NEEDED lotion. This moisturizing sorbet is the perfect travel size for small trips like this and definitely hydrated and soothed my skin!

The final product I received is the Ciaté London Wonderwand Gel-Kohl Hybrid Liner in Black. Since I almost never wear eye liner as I am not a big of it.. I haven’t tried this product yet.. opps! It does come with one side as a blending/smudging brush which is pretty neat. On Ipsy’s website it says it is “long-wearing” and perfect for an “amazing cat eye” look so I will hopefully try it out soon!

Thank you guys so much for reading and I hope you enjoyed! Plus look how cute the bag is with the egg yolk! Adorable.


Pamper Routine

After a long, stressful day of work or/and school, I need to pamper myself. The first thing I do is get undressed, take off my makeup, and run a bath.


Every once and while I’ll add some candles to create a relaxing atmosphere. Majority of my candles are from Bath and Body Works. One of my favorites at the moment is their Eucalyptus scent. Eucalyptus is perfect for relieving stress and tension. I also use Bath and Body Works Aromatherapy Stress Relief Eucalyptus Spearmint Bath Soak… that’s a mouth full. Occasionally I’ll sprinkle the salts through out my bath. It provides a great sense of comfort. While I’m soaking in the tub, I like to put on a face mask. Because it wouldn’t be a pamper night without a face mask right?! If I’m feeling like it, I’ll add a lip or hair mask as well.

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After my bath, I moisturize my body. I always find this so relaxing and a great way to spoil my skin. Once I finish, I slip on my robe and head to my room. On the way there I fix myself some tea, most of the time it’s the Celestial Seasonings Sleepy Time Tea. If you would like to read more about tea, I wrote a whole blog post about all the Benefits of Tea. I take my tea to my room and snuggle in bed with my dog. I either turn on Netflix and binge watch whatever my favorite show is at the moment or watch YouTube. While I’m listening to either one of those, I do a little bit of online shopping (ok maybe a lot). I’ve been loving this app called Ibotta. If you’re a fan of saving money, you should definitely sign up. You can redeem select products and earn cash back! I usually scroll through the site and plan what I need to buy from the grocery.

Well that’s my lazy, pamper routine. Hope you enjoyed reading and go check out my Instagram! Also almost at 200 followers on my blog! Wow thank you everyone. Can’t wait for it to continue to grow 🙂


20 Facts About Me

Hey y’all! Since most of my blog posts have been about products and style, I wanted to change it up. To give you a little more insight on who I am, I wrote down 20 random facts about myself. Hope you like it!!

  1. I’m originally from a small town in Louisiana and moved to Texas when I was seven
  2. Like most teenage girls, I loved One Direction and saw them in concert once
  3. I have an eleven year old half lab- half golden retriever named Maggie
  4. My go to food is fish sticks
  5. I broke my pinky toe three times when I was younger
  6. I read 13 Reasons Why in less than a day (before it became a show)
  7. My favorite fruit is watermelon, I can eat it every day
  8. I LOVE scary movies
  9. Zoella (first YouTuber I’ve watched), Danielle Carolyn, Jeanine Amapola, and David Dobrek are some of my favorite YouTubers
  10. I have an eight year old little sister
  11. Pretty Little Liars is my favorite show (so sad it ended 😦 )
  12. I’ve never been out of the U.S. (I would love to travel one day)
  13. My favorite season is autumn because of the decorations (and candles)
  14. I like love coffee
  15. I’m going to be a Godmother soon! (Thanksgiving baby)
  16. My all time favorite movies are Harry Potter and Star Wars #nerd
  17. Cookie cake is the only kind of cake I like
  18. My favorite Disney Princess is Ariel (who hasn’t dreamed of being a mermaid?!)
  19. I watch Modern Family almost every day
  20. White is my favorite color (I know… boring but it’s such a classy color and can go with anything)

June Favorites

Hello beauties!! I’m going to talk about a couple of my favorites from the month of June. I use most of these every day and just love them!  Just a warning the word Favorite will be used A LOT.

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One of favorites of the month, the Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12-hour Primer SPF 30, is amazing. It adds just enough coverage without feeling like I have makeup on. I love that it has SPF 30 so I don’t have to worry about protecting my face throughout the day. You can also use it as a primer under foundation or it can be used by itself. The packaging describes is as “healthy treatment, buildable coverage, oil-free moisturizer, pore minimizer, and skin brightener”.  It is definitely my favorite BB cream. Another beauty favorite from this month is EOS Lip Balm. **Beauty hack** It’s supposed to be used as chap-stick but instead I used it as eyebrow gel. It is perfect for when you brush your eyebrows and want something to keep it in place. It’s more affordable than some eye brow gels and works the same.

Another random favorite of mine, that I will be using tonight, is the TONYMOLY I’m Real Brightening Mask Sheet. It brightens my skin making it look radiant and refreshed. I always buy the Brightening mask but the Tea Tree, Aloe, and Rice are amazing as well. Urban Outfitters has a 4 for 10 special, so every time I’m there I pick up a couple.

My all time favorite perfume, Burberry Horseferry House Horseferry road, is no longer on sale. The packaging says limited and I was not able to fine it anywhere on their website. I got it as a Christmas present and use it everyday but I still wanted to include it in my monthly favorites. The person who bought it for me is very special so every time I wear the perfume it reminds me of them. I love when certain scents bring up old memories❤️

My last item is the Gold Debra Necklace from Kendra Scott. Kendra Scott has an amazing deal where you get 50% off any piece from the store…. How cool is that? I may or may not use my family’s discount when it’s their birthday month.. Anyways, I am absolutely in love with it and think it can be paired with so many things. It’s very elegant, classy, and super chic.

That’s all for my monthly favorites! Hope you enjoyed and I will try to do my favorites every month. Thanks for reading and make sure to follow me on Instagram!


Shower Essentials



Hi everyone!! I thought I would do something different on my blog and post about my shower routine/essentials. Most of these products I have used for a while and some are new. Enjoy!

  • The first thing I do in the shower is wash my hair. I am constantly changing the shampoo/ conditioner I use. Smell is a huge factor in the process of choosing what products I use. ….I know silly but I want to make sure my hair is smelling good. Next is how the product can improve my hair. At the moment I am using Dove Coconut & Hydration Shampoo and TRESemmé Expert Nourish & Replenish Conditioner. Dove shampoo adds softness and nutrition to my hair while creating a refreshing scent of coconut water and lime.  TRESemmé Conditioner leaves my hair smooth, soft, and moisturized with a aroma of coconut milk and aloe vera.
  • Step 2 in my shower routine is washing up. There are only two body washes pictured but I have at least five in my shower. I hate having just one shower gel and must have various scents. My two favorite at the moment are the Soap & Glory Clean On Me Shower Gel and Bath & Body Works Fiji Pineapple Pam Shea & Vitamin E Shower Gel. I’ve raved about the Soap & Glory wash on my first blog post, Current Beauty Favorites. Still obsessed with it! The Bath & Body Works shower gel is also a perfect summer scent.
  • My last step while showering is washing my face. I try to stick with the same face wash, as changing it too frequently can cause break outs. The product that I use to wash my face is the Philosophy Purity face cleanser. I mentioned how much I loved this product in my post, Skincare Routine That Changed My Life. The texture is extremely smooth and gentle.


After I shower I like to brush my hair right away. This causes my hair to dry straight  so I can avoid straightening it. I switch off every night using the two products pictured above. I have used the Color Proof Radically Smooth Anti- Frizz Serum for several years now. As the packaging describes, it “instantly smooths, defrizzs and adds shine” to my hair. The smell is also amazing. I have used the It’s a 10 Miracle Leave-In-Product for over a year now. It does an incredible job getting rid of all the knots in my hair. I will definitely buy the full product! Highly recommend it.

I would like to make a quick shout out to an amazing blogger I just recently discovered! Go check out her blog, TheWhiteRose, and Instagram, @thewhiterose.ela. Her content is amazing and something I think everyone would enjoy 🙂

Also make sure to follow me on Instagram ❤️ I would love to chat with you guys!


Forever 21 Mini Haul

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Hello!! Since it’s summer I decided to do a little online shopping. Forever 21 is one of my favorite stores due to its inexpensive prices. I’m constantly ordering from there… opps. Hope you enjoy this post 🙂

Oversized Dolman Top & Faux Suede Slides : LOVE this duo together!! The top is very comfortable and can go with a lot. It’s simple but you can dress is up with jewelry and other accessories. The shoes are a little hard to walk in but are very cute. I’m obsessed with the color!! Click the link if you want a better picture of both items.

Ribbed Knit Tee &  Formfitting Tank Top : The white knit tee is extremely comfortable and I love the material. The only downside is that it is very see through and would need to be worn with a tank top underneath. I’m in love with the color of the crop top. It’s the perfect summer color and makes my skin look tanner which is always a plus 🙂

Cutout Choker Tee : This shirt is very simple and can be worn with almost anything. I’m excited to pair it with skirts. I love the style of the cutout/ choker and think it would look cute tucked in high wasted shorts or skirts!


Review: June Ipsy 2017 Bag


Hello Bloggers! In this post I will be reviewing the products I received in my June 2017 Ipsy Bag.

theBalm Cosmetics Balm Springs Blush : My favorite item I received in my bag!! As you can see the product is very small but it will go a long way. I’m not really a blush person although this product changed my mind. It adds color to my face, while making me look tanner. I will most likely end up buying the full product.

Aloe Rescue Revitalizing Fiber Mask & Green Tea Detox Purifying Fiber Mask : The bag contained two masks (Green Tea not pictured). The only one I tried is the Green Tea and it is very soothing to my skin and definitely brightened it! I am excited to try the Aloe Rescue because the packaging says it is great to use after being in the sun, which I am in a lot.

Doucce Maxlash Volumizer Mascara : Obsessed with this product. It is one of my new favorite mascaras, and I am very picky with mascara! The brush applicator is very thick and definitely adds volume and length to my lashes.

NYX Professional Lip & Cheek Soufflè : Not my favorite product I received due to the color. I am not really a light/ bright pink person when it comes to lipstick. I do think it is cool that you can use it as a lipstick AND blush. It applies very smoothly!

Luna by Luna Cosmetics Eyeshadow in Jace : The final product is a rose colored eyeshadow. I love the color and think it is a perfect eyeshadow to use for a simple makeup look. By applying more, it can also create a bold look.

Overall I am happy with most of the makeup products. I recommend subscribing to Ipsy if you are interested in sampling makeup products. It is $10 per month plus tax. You will receive five makeup products, some sample size and some full size.

**Disclaimer : I am not sponsored by Ipsy and pay for my subscription. **


Benefits of Tea

I thought I should share some facts on the importance and benefits of tea! It’s been my new obsession and perfect for when you’re cozy in bed at night or in the morning. The warmness of the tea can also help a sore throat and allergies. The tea pack I bought comes with several samples of various teas. They’re all good for you and your body.

The first one I tried is the Celestial Seasonings Sleepy Time Tea. It contains no caffeine and zero calories. This herbal tea is made of soothing herbs such as chamomile, cool spearmint, and fresh lemon grass. Chamomile aids in better sleep, can relieve upset stomachs, ease menstrual cramps, and help with colds. Lemon grass is calming, antibacterial, and helps digestion. Lastly, Spearmint improves digestions, contains soothing qualities, and can boost your respiratory system.

The Chamomile packet is similar to the Sleepy Time Tea as it helps with sleep, upset stomachs and menstrual cramps. The Honey Vanilla Chamomile Tea contains flavors of honey and creamy vanilla. This tea is very soothing and relaxing as it is calorie and caffeine free. It can relieve allergy symptoms, helps with anxiety, headaches, nausea, and skin irritation.

One of my favorites, Peppermint Tea, is very fresh and the smell is amazing. I am a big fan of peppermint as it is, so there is no surprise that I love this tea. It also includes astounding benefits such as boosting memory, relieves muscle aches, headaches, helps with dental care, weight loss, and sinus and stress relief. I love drinking it before bed while I’m watching Netflix or just winding down.

The last tea in the packet is the Lemon Zinger. The taste is very “zingy” as the package describes. I think this tea is best for in the morning but it can also be consumed at night as it is caffeine free. It helps with colds/flu, digestive problems, headaches, toothaches, and is very calming.

I hope that you find these benefits helpful and it urges you to drink more tea!! 🙂