Beauty Tips

Let’s Talk Nails!


I say this all the time but I should "never say never". We've discussed nails before and I thought I had my mind made up. I was going to have gel nails done from now on, period. Well, for the past several months, I have switched from gel nails to an acrylic overlay. I'm not going to bore you with all the pros and cons of gel nails vs. acrylic … [Read more...]

Skin Care For Women Over 40

Skin Care For Women Over 40

Let's just admit at this stage of the game, our skin care regimen has to be good. We're well past our 20's where you can play around with some skin care products, right? Over the last few years I've been paying close attention to what goes on my skin. I try to use products that don't have a lot of chemicals in them, which over time can actually … [Read more...]

My 6 “Must Have” Hair Products

My 6 "Must Have" Hair Products

I'm in the process of letting my hair grow out. It's in that not looking so good stage. I'm going to try for a few months and then if it's not working for me, I'll cut it off. Here are some haircuts that I like. I want a longer version of the angled bob cut. My hair could never look like this, but I love those curls. {source} I get the … [Read more...]

4 Beauty Products You’ll Want To Try

I love to share beauty products with you that I use and really like. Here are 4 Beauty Products You'll Want To Try!

I love to share beauty products with you that I use and really like. Here are 4 Beauty Products You'll Want To Try! 1. L'Oreal Paris Extra-Intense Eyeliner-This is a liquid pencil eyeliner that glides on smoothly and evenly for beautiful definition in a single stroke. It comes in brown, which is the color I use. It is intense so use … [Read more...]

8 Fall 2013 Makeup Trends {Part 2}

cat eye

Hello! It's Day 5 of 31 Days Of Fall Fashion & Beauty Tips! Yesterday I shared four of the 8 Fall 2013 Makeup Trends, so today I'll share the rest of them with you. Let's get started! 5. Pink or peach blush-This is a look I can go with! Soft pink and peach blushes seem to be the trend. So ditch those brown and dark blushes for a pink or … [Read more...]

8 Fall 2013 Makeup Trends {Part 1}


Yay for Friday! It's Day 4 of 31 Days of Fall Fashion & Beauty Tips and I'm sharing 8 Fall 2013 Makeup Trends with you. Before we get started please watch this quick 16 second commercial. Have you seen it? Every time I watch it I laugh out loud!! This commercial is making a very good point that we all need to remember. Just because … [Read more...]

Nail Color Trends For Fall 2013

Neutral Nail Color

Welcome to Day 3 of Fall Fashion & Beauty Tips! Today we're going to talk nail color trends. A pretty manicure is always in style and just because sandal weather is leaving us doesn't mean we don't want our toes to look nice. Taegan Tanner from Elle magazine says, Nail art may be dying down, but the right color is everything this season. … [Read more...]

Alpha Hydroxy Acid For Mature Skin

Alpha Hydroxy Acid For Mature Skin

Happy Wednesday! Usually I share photos of What I Wore but I realized yesterday, I had not taken one picture. I'm totally fine with not having my picture splashed all over the page today! :-) But, I did want to tell you about a product I've recently tried. I know most of you are like me, you see those fine lines and wrinkles sneaking up and I'm … [Read more...]

How To Apply Eye Shadow To Deep Set Eyes

How to apply eye shadow to deep set eyes

Hey friends! Well, I'm a little frustrated! I'm trying to do more videos but it's sooooo hard. I watch a lot of videos and I'm not satisfied with mine yet. The only way I know to get better is to keep doing them. So I know I'm going to look back on this and think, "that's horrible!"  Actually I already do----bad sign. Anyway, some of you … [Read more...]

Favorite Products Video!

My Favorite Products Video

Good morning! Today I'm sharing some of my favorite products I've been using this summer. It's my July/August favorite products video. I made a mistake in my video so I'll clear it up now. It's not Avines Love Shampoo and Conditioner it's Davines. I also mention Cara in my video and her blog is called maskCara and can be found here. She … [Read more...]

Skin Care Products That Really Work

Skin Care Products

This is one of those hot off the press posts! This morning on The Today Show there was a segment from Good Housekeeping about the best anti-aging skin care products. So in case you missed it, here are some of my favorites! This was the gold winner for day cream moisturizer, Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair. It has a 30 SPF, Yay! The best thing … [Read more...]

Unlock Your Softer Side with Suave Body Care

Unlock Your Softer Side-Suave Body Care

Everyday life can be rough, but Suave® Body Care is helping women everywhere realize that it doesn’t mean they have to be. Suave is teaming up with TV host, author and mom Wendy Williams to encourage everyone to Unlock their Softer Side, from their skincare routines to their mindsets. Wendy is “softening” up with Suave – a departure from her … [Read more...]

My New Favorite Lip Balm

L'Oreal Lip Balm

It's no secret that I have an obsession with lip balms. I can't seem to have enough of them. I recently tried L'Oreal lip balm and it's my new favorite. I'm using the color Nourishing Nude #818. It's one of those "barely there" colors that I love using in the summer. I can carry it in my pocket and put it on without using a mirror. It feels … [Read more...]

Sun Labs Self Tanning Lotion

Sun Lab Self Tanning Lotion

If you've been reading my blog for anytime, you know I'm a fan of self tanning lotion. I realized along time ago that tanning beds and hours in the sun damage my skin. There are hundreds of  good self tanning lotions and I haven't used them all but I have used Sun Labs Self Tanner and I love it! (I was introduced to Sun Labs from Cara and she … [Read more...]

My Weekend + June Birchbox

June Birch box

Good morning! We had a busy weekend! My sister, Traci got home from Nicaragua last night and we met her at the airport to welcome her home. I was so glad to see her! This is Colt waiting for Aunt Traci to get off of her plane. Eli, Traci's youngest son has his arm around Colt. So sweet! We also had a wedding of a dear friend to attend on … [Read more...]

How To Contour and Highlight Your Face

How to Contour & Highlight Your Face

I love to experiment with makeup. I'm not a makeup artist but I've always wanted to be one. I could spend hours on the computer watching makeup videos. One of the things I've started doing in the last year is to contour and highlight my face. Contouring and highlighting has been around a long time. What does it actually do? It helps sculpt your … [Read more...]

Help With Aging Eyebrows

Help With Aging Eyebrows

Today I'm offering Help With Aging Eyebrows and sharing my #1 Beauty Tip. I'm not an expert but I do have experience with aging, uh-hum. I've also been a little obsessed with eyebrows lately. Probably because I don't have great eyebrows and the older I get, the more I'm noticing them or should I say the lack of them. I wear my bangs long enough, … [Read more...]

How I Style My Bangs

Hey friends! I'm still working on my Youtube channel. I did a video today on How I Style My Bangs. Music played in my video, "The O'Neill Brothers Group-All in All", sound recording administered by: The Orchard Music Lyrics: You are my strength when I am weak You are the treasure that I seek You are my all in all I'm seeking You like … [Read more...]

How I Whiten My Teeth (YouTube Video)

How I Whiten My Teeth!

Two words I have for you today are grace and patience. I'm trying to get the hang of vlogging but oh there's definitely a learning curve! Today I'm talking to you about How I Whiten My Teeth. Quick Disclaimer: Before doing any whitening treatment I highly recommend you see your dentist first. I am a licensed dental hygienist by profession and … [Read more...]

5 Tips To Healthy Summer Hair

5 Tips To Healthy Summer Hair

Every summer the sun and heat take a toll on my hair. This year, I'm getting a jump start on my summer hair by being proactive. Today I'm sharing 5 Tips To Healthy Summer Hair. Tip #1-Wear a hat at the beach and pool. Thankfully there are lots of cute beach hats and these will protect your hair from the sun. If you color treat or highlight … [Read more...]