2017 Holiday Gift Guide: For The Significant Other

Gifts For The Woman In Your LifeGifts For The Guy In Your Life

This is an all inclusive guide for both men and women because sometimes your girlfriend would prefer a men’s hoodie, ect. I wanted to make this an all-in-one lovefest for gifting your better half. Spoiler: no gift cards here.

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide: For The Beauty Lover

For The Beauty Lover

If you’ve got a beauty lover you want to get the perfect gift for I’ve got you covered. The good thing about us beauty lovers is that we love trying new products, so you kind of can’t go wrong. I threw in a splurge near the end for you high rollers.

For bonus gifting points (especially if you’re buying for your girlfriend) keep your Sephora receipts for your beauty lover to collect the points without letting them know what you got them! I’m not positive you can do this at Ulta, but I don’t know why you wouldn’t be able to. 

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Winter Skincare Routine Tips


I’m always on the hunt for new skincare products, but when you use as many products as I do your skin tends to go a little bit crazy. I’m from New England, my skin is used to 30 degrees, rain and snow at this time, but California has changed ya girl.

The desert has done something to my skin and it’s recently been feeling like probably a lot of you are feeling – dry and dehydrated. I still have my oily sections throughout the day.

I’ve put together a list of some great products I’ve been using to combat my Winter skin problems.

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts For The Homebody + Host

For The Homebody & Host

I’ve been trying to prep some gift guides for the holidays and thought I was going to merge them all together in one post. I quickly realized that’s way too overwhelming. I’d rather you all get right to the meat of what you want to see, so over the course of the month I’m going to post gift guides based on the type of person you’re shopping for.

Keep reading for some of my tops picks for your favorite Homebody Host.
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Top 10 Favorites Perfumes

I had a blast writing this post because I learned so much about the scents that I find beautiful. Isn’t that wild? Things you think smell amazing are the same scents that some people are disgusted by, which means everyone finds beauty in something different. Maybe I’m taking that too far, but it’s something I’ve spent a long time thinking about.

For me, I don’t stray too far from the scents I like, so most of these are going to be pretty similar to each other. I like floral, citrus, clean, woody scents. I don’t like overly warm or musky scents. After all of my research I’ve found that I love me some rose, orange and amber notes. I’ve also found that I really like some of the notes I thought I hated the most. Here are ten of some of my favorite perfumes:

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Why You Should Hire Someone Inexperienced


I have a lot of feelings on this subject, mostly because I’ve been looking for a job for the past six months as you can see in the image above. Sadly, that’s not all the jobs I applied to if you count the applicants directly on company websites or outside of these job search sites.

However, even when I did have a job I had to settle for a two different cafe jobs because even with a college degree (a $50k piece of paper at this point!) I still couldn’t get a “real job”. The expectations for entry-level jobs are insane, so insane that there are memes surrounding the subject. It’s a known struggle for people in this generation that, unless you had the luxury of great internships and unpaid opportunities (yes more than one) or knew somebody that knew somebody, you probably won’t have a good job after graduation – and that’s sad. Here’s a few reasons why you recruiters and hiring managers should take inexperienced applicants a little more seriously. Continue reading “Why You Should Hire Someone Inexperienced”

Best Moisturizers for Oily Skin

I’ve been on the search for the best moisturizers for oily skin for a long, long time. I love testing new skincare, but I don’t love when it makes my skin worse. Unfortunately, that’s the reality of changing up your skincare routine often, so I’d recommend if you try any of these to use them for a few days up to a couple of weeks before switching it up to the next one for best results. It takes your skin a little bit to adjust to a new product.

After years of trying out products from a bunch of different brands here are some of my favorite I’ve found so far, some more affordable than others.

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ABH Modern Renaissance Look + Review


I’m all about the dusty pinks, and burnt orange eye shadows for Fall (and every other season,) but the Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance is the perfect palette for Fall. Right now in California we’re on the cusp of the remaining Summer heat and the crisp Fall breeze that rolls in at night so I thought I’d throw together a look inspired by the change of seasons.
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