Happy Monday, and Happy Memorial Day! I hope your day is beautiful today and that we remember to honor those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country! We all want to age gracefully and look our best through every stage and season of life- so here is your essential guide to doing just that! Today I’ll build upon the first part of this series and share your skincare and beauty plan for your 40’s. The 40’s…. so many wonderful women in my life say that this is an incredible decade to be in! This is the prime of your life- there has never been a better time toRead More →

Happy Thursday loves!!! Memorial Day weekend is almost here! I hope everyone has super fun plans and I hope sunscreen is a part of those plans! Today I would like to share with you all about expiration dates!  First thing’s first… on most products there is a little icon that tells you when the product will expire after it is opened.  I recommend writing the date in black magic marker on the product as soon as you open it. The dangers and downsides of expired product Some cosmetics such as mascara can breed bacteria after they have expired. In skincare, most are rendered ineffective after a certain amount ofRead More →

TGIF loves!!! I get a lot of questions from you on a daily basis (keep them coming! I appreciate hearing from you SO much!) and so I wanted to start a series in which I debunk some of the biggest skincare myths that exist today. There is SO much information out there and it can be hard to tell what’s true. Luckily, as an Aesthetician, it is my job to be an expert in how to make your skin look its best, to keep up with the latest information, and to study ingredients in products.  SKIN MYTH No. 1 “Wearing Makeup Is Bad for YourRead More →

Hey beauties! We all want to age gracefully and look our best through every stage and season of life- so here is your essential guide to doing just that! Today I’ll build upon the first part of this series and share your skincare and beauty plan for your 30’s. The 30’s…. this is so far my favorite decade! This is the decade in which you really come into your own and hopefully are feeling very comfortable and confident in your own skin. At this point you have lived through your teens and 20’s with the many skin changes those decades can bring, and you are armedRead More →

Happy Monday y’all! I thought I would cheer you up from this not-so-springy weather we’ve been having and share my favorite lipstick and lipliner combos! These are my go-to’s!  From left to right on my arm; Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lipstick and Lip Cheat Lipliner in Pillow Talk; MAC Lipstick in Snob and Lip Pencil in Soar; Chantecaille Lip Chic Lip Color in Rose Delice and Lip Definer in Vibrant The Charlotte Tilbury is very matte, the formulation is very popular in the fashion industry because it makes your lips look like they are naturally perfect! The MAC has a creamy formulation and I like how the linerRead More →

“‘If you knew how great is a mother’s love’, Wendy told them triumphantly, ‘you would have no fear’”. -From Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie         Every mother has a story, and every mother has her own journey. My journey to becoming a Mother starts at my own two mother’s journeys. When I was almost one, I was given up for adoption by my Biological Mother. She realized, at 21 years old, that she was not ready to become a Mother and that she felt I deserved better and more than she could provide. She drove me to the Department of Social ServicesRead More →

Mother’s Day is next Sunday, May 14th! It’s the perfect time to spoil Mom. Below is a carefully curated collection of my favorite goodies that make great gifts for Moms of all ages.  Tuberose Candle by Diptyque Sugar Lip Balm Charlotte Tilbury Instant Look in a Palette Valentino Rockstud- Mini Alc Leather Tote Gorjana “Taner” Small Bar Pendant Necklace   A little luxury moisturizer, La Mer Star Magnolia (I’m pretty obsessed!) Jane Basch Designs Diamond & Initial Pendant Necklace BP. Kali Flat Bauble Bar Piñata Tassel Earrings Charlotte Tilbury Instant Magic Facial Dry Sheet Mask   Bobbi Brown Art Stick Liquid Lip (I love Uber Red!)Read More →