10 health and beauty benefits of almond oil

10 health and beauty benefits of almond oil

Last weekend, my friend Karen and I were raving about how much we love coconut oil (because that is what health obsessed people talk about, right?).  During our conversation, she asked for my thoughts on almond oil, and I thought that would make great material for a post. (Thanks for the inspiration, Karen!) I’ll get right down to it and let you know that I am definitely a fan of almond oil.  It has many amazing health and beauty benefits, and like coconut oil, it is extremely versatile and can be used externally or taken...

read more

Friday Favorites & a giveaway!

Friday Favorites & a giveaway!

Happy Friday! I have some really good things on my favorites list this week, and I am also giving away a bottle of Skindinavia primer spray (a recent Friday favorite).  You can enter using the widget down below! Caramel Almond & Sea Salt KIND Bar If you follow me on Instagram, you probably saw that I got a pretty awesome care package from the folks at KIND earlier this week.  The package was filled with lots of their new bars, and for me, it was love at first bite with this flavor.  If you enjoy the salty and sweet combo, I highly...

read more

Friday Favorites (7/11)

Friday Favorites (7/11)

1.  Radishes Until last week, I never ate radishes.  I just always knew them as the vegetable that Fraggles ate on Fraggle Rock, and that didn’t really make the seem appealing.   But for some reason, I decided to buy a pint of them when I was at the farmer’s market last week, and I’m now completely hooked.  I even made a special visit to the farmer’s market again this week for more of them. There are so many great health benefits to eating radishes.  They can help to control blood pressure, protect us from certain...

read more

Friday favorites & a NuNaturals giveaway!

Friday favorites & a NuNaturals giveaway!

1.  Starbucks Iced Green Tea Maybe it is the summer heat, but I am just not as into coffee lately.  I’ve been drinking iced green tea like a madwoman instead though. (A special thank you to my sister for treating me twice in the past week!).  The iced green tea is so refreshing, and I might even start to make it at home to save a few bucks (although there’s just something about ordering one at Starbucks…).   2.  Revlon Colorstay Whipped Foundation On Tuesday evening, I had a minor accident with my PMD and ended up...

read more

8 tips for beautiful skin (& break up with your makeup)

8 tips for beautiful skin (& break up with your makeup)

I’ve always loved makeup.  I love shopping for makeup, looking at the pretty packaging, and choosing what beautiful shade of blush I feel like wearing on a particular day. Even when I was in high school and rarely wore a lick of it, I still enjoyed reading beauty books and wandering through the makeup aisles of the drugstore. Somewhere between then and now, makeup became something that I not only enjoyed wearing but something that I felt I needed to wear to feel complete.   All of the lip products that I found in my diaper bag...

read more

Friday Favorites (6/13)

Friday Favorites (6/13)

You all know that I am a fan of trying out new things.  Alright, I also just really like to shop. But the beauty of my shopping addiction is that I discover great products, foods, etc. that I can share with you!  So, I’ll be posting my Friday Favorites a few times a month.  I’ll still my Things I Didn’t Share posts from time to time too. OK, let’s get down to business!     1. Beach Babe Lip Balm (3 pack)  I recently won these as part of a giveaway, and I was actually kind of blown away by them.  They are...

read more