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jane iredale Holiday 2016: Minis!

One of the many things I love about the holidays are the special limited edition releases from my favorite natural beauty companies. This year jane iredale decided to create their holiday collection with stocking-stuffers in mind. These pretty little minis are adorable and perfect for adding a little sparkle to someone’s Christmas stocking – or your […] Read more…

September 2016 Favorites

My September Favorites video is up! If you’d like to head over to YouTube (and subscribe if you haven’t already) then you can watch here. A mix of skincare, beauty, books, and entertainment! There are several skincare and beauty items I loved during the month of September (and continue to use and love). Pacifica Quinoa Sensitive Face […] Read more…

September Popsugar #musthavebox Unboxing

Happy Friday! I hope you’ve all had a great week and if not, I hope you have a better weekend ahead of you. Today I have a fun unboxing to share – the Popsugar Must Have Box for September. They sent me this box to try out in exchange for my honest opinion and I […] Read more…

June 2016 Favorites

It is hard to believe that half the year is over already! I like to take a little bit of time in the beginning of July to take stock of the year so far, realign my goals for what I want to accomplish in the second half of the year, re-balance. Beauty-wise during the month of June I […] Read more…

June Goodbeing Unboxing + Giveaway

My June Goodbeing box arrived this week! Its full of exciting new things that are perfect for summer. I unboxed it yesterday and of course photographed the process to include you in the fun! If you’ve missed the previous two unboxings you can check them out here. Also, I am again working with Goodbeing this month to run […] Read more…

May 2016 Favorites

May was a somewhat turbulent month for me emotionally… I finally stopped posting on Sweet Violet Bride – the blog that consumed all of my time and energy for the last four years but wasn’t turning a profit as I’d hoped. As an entrepreneur it can be so hard to know when to end something. I […] Read more…

New Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Sweet & Savory

I have been looking, waiting, hoping for the perfect purple lipstick for years. When I saw that Bite Beauty was releasing a handful of new shades in their Amuse Bouche formula (my favorite formula of theirs – see previous swatches here), I did a happy dance – because purple! Taro is THE shade I’ve been […] Read more…

April 2016 Favorites

A few days late on this but I just had to report on what my favorites were last month as I have some great products to share with you – a mix of beauty, skincare, and jewelry! And as always, I’d love to hear what you’re favorites have been so far this spring in the […] Read more…

April Vegan Cuts Beauty Box

It’s been a while since I’ve gotten a Vegan Cuts beauty box, but when I received their April beauty box at the end of last month I was very impressed and immediately fell in love with their selection and style all over again! If you are looking for a monthly vegan beauty subscription box I highly suggest […] Read more…

jane iredale spring 2016 collection

New palettes and products are blooming this spring! Today I’m swatching the new Skin is IN! spring 2016 collection from jane iredale. I love the soft neutrals they’ve created in this collection and that all of the eyeshadows and blush are matte. You can create a super natural and fresh, clean look with these. First, […] Read more…

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