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$150 Deals (or less) from the Kate Spade Surprise Sale

I’m always excited for the Kate Spade Surprise Sale, but it is kind of hard to plan for it…. well, because it is a surprise. But have no fear, Beauty. I have scoured the surprise sale site, and I found some of the best deals and trendiest pieces for less than $150. But shop fast because this sale ends on Saturday, August 19. *All photos courtesy of Kate Spade. Kate Spade Surprise Sale   Ivy Drive Large Loryn- $149 This gorgeous large tote is available in pink, black, and gray. Since this pink with gold stamping reflects…

3 Super Simple Ways to Look Cute at the Gym

In episode 0002 of my podcast¬†Me Time!, I talk about ways to look cute at the gym while working out. We all need a little motivation to get to the gym, especially first thing in the morning. And I get motivated by looking cute! I know you think I sound shallow, but we all know we perform best when we look our best. My fitness trainer, Lola Knights from Fuel Your Fitness, developed my personalized workout routine, and I just follow her schedule without wasting time thinking about what machine to use next. Now it’s just up…

Free MAC Lipstick to Celebrate National Lipstick Day on July 29

Yes, you heard me right. Free MAC lipstick. And I’m not talking about a little sample. You are going to score a full sized tube. MAC is celebrating National Lipstick Day on Saturday, July 29th by giving away one of their bestselling products: lipstick! Just in case you think this is too good to be true, Elle, Glamour, and Allure magazines have all confirmed this promotion for Saturday. How to Score a Free MAC Lipstick There is no fine print, and I couldn’t find any purchase requirements, so here is all you have to do: Go…

Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino ūü¶Ą¬†Yeah, I Tried It!

My social media has been blowing up about the launch of this Unicorn Frappuccino from Starbucks, so I had to try it out! I am in a group of professional makeup artists with LimeLight by Alcone, and we are affectionately named “the Unicorns”. Members of the team who reach executive level (Lead Director and above) are presented with unicorn onesie pajamas ūüėć ūü¶Ą Check out my amazing mentor and sponsor, Terra, on the left, who earned her Unicorn Pajamas as Lead Director in record time! | Photo credit Terra SAVAGE Ruth. I am working hard for my pajamas, but until that…

Top Ten Must Have Products for a Beautiful New Year

Starting a new year always comes with resolutions, upgrades, and cleaning house, so what better way to celebrate than to update your skincare and makeup look? Check out my top ten list of new year must have products¬†for the start of a beautiful year! 1. Customized Skincare– The best way to keep your skin supple and young in the new year is to know your skin type and use products that work with it. Dry skin needs extra moisture, especially in places with cold winter weather. Oily/combination skin still needs moisture in order to regulate the oil…

CoverGirl Star Wars Lipstick at Target

I have a secret to share: I consider myself a serious Nerdy Girl! Whew! Now that I have gotten that off my chest, I can tell you about my newest lipstick obsession! There have been a bunch of movie and book inspired makeup lines launching lately by different cosmetics brands. From Harry Potter to Star Wars to Disney Princesses, nerdy girl lip color has been taking the makeup scene by storm. No matter what happens, I will always have some kind of color on my lips, and these collections have me trying to sport a different shade every day of…

Beautycounter for Target Launched This Week- What Did I Buy?

The Beautycounter for Target launch has been all over Twitter and Instagram for the past three months, so I was excited to finally find it in my local Target.

It was not as easy to find on the first day of launch, Monday, September 12. The Target team members I approached in the beauty aisle had no idea what I was talking about. But I went back on Tuesday, and like magic, there stood the prominent end cap filled with Beautycounter products designed especially for Target!

Beautycounter for Target launch
Beautycounter for Target display on the end cap of my local Target beauty aisle.

Top 5 Summer Skincare Must Haves

Is your skin ready to glow in the summer sun? The first day of summer is coming soon, and I know I cannot WAIT to peel back the layers of clothing to show off my skin from head to toe. And what better way to get ready¬†than to prep for my summer skincare? 1. Facial moisturizing routine. A lot of us think we only need to moisturize in the winter because the air is dry and cold, but that is not the case. If you are exposing your skin to chlorine from the pool or salt water from the…