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Fabulous Winter Fashion & Beauty Products

Fabulous Winter Fashion & Beauty Products

Winter is a great season to dress up and bundle up. Here are some of my top winter fashion essentials and natural beauty products to help combat the cold weather.

Easy DIY Sparkle Lip Gloss

Easy DIY Sparkle Lip Gloss

DIY lip gloss is fun to make and even more fun to use! Learn how to make moisturizing lip gloss using beeswax, shea butter and coconut oil. Once you’ve mastered the basic lip gloss recipe, you can make any color and flavor!

5 Great Skincare Products for Every Coffee Lover

5 Great Skincare Products for Every Coffee Lover

Coffee is a great way to start off the day! If you’re like me, you love the rich flavor of coffee beans, fragrant aromas and caffeine’s natural boost of energy. I also enjoy using natural skincare products that truly benefit my skin. I discovered I can combine my love for coffee with my affinity for great skincare. Java Skincare beauty products smell amazing and contain antioxidant-enriched ingredients to brighten, smooth and refresh my skin. Here are 5 great skincare products for every coffee lover, which I’ve added to my skincare routine.

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DIY & Surprise Beauty Products Kits for Kids

DIY & Surprise Beauty Products Kits for Kids

My girls love beauty products, color, glitter and surprises! These mystery DIY dispensers from Vendees are a very fun activity for girls to easily make their own bath and beauty products.

My Simple $50 Makeup Routine + Video Demonstration

My Simple $50 Makeup Routine + Video Demonstration

As a busy mom, I keep my daily makeup routine simple and economical, without skimping on the mascara. I wear makeup mostly every day and I keep my stash stocked up for close to $50. See my top makeup essentials!

Homemade Mint Sugar Scrub

Homemade Mint Sugar Scrub

This homemade sugar scrub is easy to make using ingredients you have in your kitchen. I just rub this sugar scrub onto my skin to make it feel softer and refreshed. Sugar scrub is especially fun to use for DIY pedicures after you soak your feet! I love homemade body products because I know which ingredients are in them, which is very helpful for my mild eczema.
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10 Essentials for a DIY Spa Day at Home

10 Essentials for a DIY Spa Day at Home

Who doesn’t love feeling pampered? A home spa day is a great way to relax and enjoy some quality time with your daughters or friends. You can enjoy a spa day in the comfort of your own home by trying these simple ideas!

Shimmery Nail Lacquers for Every Occasion

Shimmery Nail Lacquers for Every Occasion

Good quality, nail-strengthening and peptide-infused nail polish comes in all colors in the Dermelect ME nail lacquers collection. We love colorful nail polish that looks great with the added benefits of a 5-free formula!

How to Create an Adorable DIY Bow Hair Style

How to Create an Adorable DIY Bow Hair Style

It’s been a busy week at our house. We made lots of treats this week, finished up decorating for Christmas and played in some beautiful, fluffy snow. It’s not uncommon to have snow this time of year in North Idaho, but the shimmery snowflakes definitely make the holidays feel more special. My daughter wanted me to do her hair in a creative style for Christmas, so I created a DIY bow hair style for her. Learn how we did it!

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Easy Fall Tips for Face, Hair & Nails

Easy Fall Tips for Face, Hair & Nails

Does your beauty routine change from season to season? In fall, I usually need to apply a bit more moisturizer. I also enjoy wearing bolder colors. Here are some of my daily care tips for taking care of my face, hair and nails.

Natural Tints That Moisturize Your Lips

Natural Tints That Moisturize Your Lips

When seasons change to colder weather it can be hard on your face and lips. I recently tried 3 beautiful lip tint hues that also serve to naturally protect my lips against cold weather and dry air.

Natural Minty Deodorant Alternative

Natural Minty Deodorant Alternative

Do you love your deodorant? I’ve tried a few deodorant brands with successful deodorizing results, except that the mainstream formulations can be really drying for my skin. I often need to apply lotion to reduce my dry and peeling skin after habitual deodorant use. Natural deodorants can be great because of their gentle chemical-free formulas and naturally deodorizing properties. I recently had the chance to try Scully’s Original 12 Hour Deodormint, a natural deodorant that leaves skin feeling minty and tingly.
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Change Up your Skincare Routine with Something New

Change Up your Skincare Routine with Something New

I use a few basic products for my skincare routine; face wash, moisturizer, blemish control and toner. I also love trying new products! The best formulas are natural and leave my face feeling soft and refreshed. Here are some great skincare basics for daily use!

Gel Polish Tips and Tricks for Beginners

Gel Polish Tips and Tricks for Beginners

Gel nail polish is changing the beauty industry as we know it. Suddenly, it’s possible to achieve salon-quality results from home. Here are some tips and tricks for gel polish beginners.

Simple Beauty Tips for Your Hair, Skin & Immunity

Simple Beauty Tips for Your Hair, Skin & Immunity

What does your morning routine look like? For me, mornings are usually rushed as I’m trying to help kids and get myself ready for the day. I’m not one of those moms who wakes up far before my kids, mostly because I work at night when I can be most productive. I still want to take care of my skin, hair and immunity so I need to find simple solutions that allow me to maximize my time and healthy routines. Here are some of my latest health and beauty care favorites that I’ve been using this fall!

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