• Makeup

    Why I love cream eyeshadows!

    One major swap I made when deciding to use safer products was with my makeup.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀I don’t wear makeup every day but I wear it enough to really want to make sure what I am using is safe.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀It’s no secret that I absolutely love the Beautycounter brand and use most of their products. You can learn more about this clean beauty brand and my favorites on my Beautycounter FAQ page.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Even though I’m a HUGE fan of Beautycounter’s makeup, when they launched their cream eye shadows a couple months ago, I wasn’t excited. Why?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀I thought they were going to be like the old school creams I’ve tried before that slip all over…

  • Makeup

    3 NEW clean beauty makeup items you NEED to know about right now

    Beautycounter recently launched 3 new clean beauty makeup items and y’all, they are GAME CHANGERS. I use and love every single one of them and can’t wait to tell you more about them. BEAUTYCOUNTER THINK BIG ALL-IN-ONE MASCARA Beautycounter’s new mascara is like nothing I’ve ever tried before. If you previously tried the Beautycounter volumizing or lengthening mascara and were less than impressed with it, PLEASE give this one a shot. Here are just a few highlights of the mascara: long wearing smudge proof water proof volumizing AND lengthening creamy volume with a weightless feel 100% new formula  soft molded material tip helps to prevent clumping cares for your lashes…

  • Fashion,  Makeup

    My top 3 tips for keeping your makeup in place!

    Sweatshirt + Shoes from Mosaic Clothing + Leggings from Soullift Florence. As hot and humid as it gets in South Carolina, I have to keep tricks up my sleeve to help my makeup stay in one place. I am also have oily prone skin so I’ve found these tips really do help even when the weather is changing.  I know I am not the only one struggling with this because my DMs are poppin’ with questions about keeping makeup in place! FYI: I’m not a makeup artist. I am a mom of five… learner of things and sharer of what I learn. Here are just a few tips for your…

  • Health

    Non Toxic Sunscreen Guide

    The kids are officially back in school and I’m dreaming of cooler temps, but the reality is… it’s still HOT HOT HOT here in South Carolina. Now that we have a pool in our backyard, the kids are wanting to swim 24/7 when they’re not at school and I am making sure that they are covered in sunscreen. There will be no burns on my watch! Before I had kids, I was really lacking knowledge in the sunscreen department. My idea of protection was slathering on Banana Boat body oil and feeling the burn! (cringe!) After I had Nolan, I started researching about sunscreens to use and was shocked at…

  • Fashion,  Lifestyle

    Let’s Talk Hair

    Disclaimer: I do use affiliate links on my blog meaning that if you purchase anything through my affiliate links I receive a commission at no additional cost to you. My views and opinions are never swayed because of this. I only recommend products and services I love! Let’s talk hair. We all have it (well, most of us do) and it’s something that you have to maintain. I know when my hair looks good, I feel super confident. Who else has an obsession with their hair? One question that I get a lot is what styling products do I use that aren’t toxic. I didn’t realize this would have been…