Category: How To

How to Use an Eyelash Curler & Keep Your Lashes Curled All Day

How to Use an Eyelash Curler & Keep Your Lashes Curled All Day

The eyes are the window to the soul, right? So it makes sense that beautiful lashes can really set off a makeup look. However, even though false eyelashes are more popular than ever, not all of us want to fuss with them everyday for a myriad of reasons. So instead I’ve developed these tips on how to use an eyelash curler + some things you can do to keep them curled! How to use an eyelash curler. 1) Get a good lash curler Say it with me: not all lash curlers are created equal. It seems silly to get a […]

Emotional Management: 3 Legitimate Ways to Stop Being Offended by Everything

Emotional Management: 3 Legitimate Ways to Stop Being Offended by Everything

You may have clicked on this thinking I was going to make fun of people or give satirical tips on how  “snowflakes” need to just “learn to take a joke”. But that is not the case, my friends! This post is for people who realize they have an emotional reaction to everything on the Internet and they want to change it. It’s for people who are sick of being on an emotional roller coaster and want to take back their control. It’s for people who want to enjoy social media, not be constantly pissed off by it. It’s for people who […]

Ardell Magnetic Lashes Review

If you’ve been following me for any length of time, then you may have picked up on the fact that I despise full-band false lashes. I find them absolutely uncomfortable and hate wearing them. To still add some drama to my looks, I’ve been using Ardell or Kiss lash trios for the last year or so. Those are comfortable to wear and I love them, but they do take some time and patience to apply. So I was thrilled when I saw these Ardell magnetic lashes! They looked so easy peasy, comfortable, and affordable! And they’re available in an accent […]

Eyebrow Tutorial | How I Do Mine & What Products I Use

I’d say that out of everything I do, I definitely get the most comments on my eyebrows. People seem to love them, so I thought I would share my eyebrow tutorial with you guys. This video is from a Facebook LIVE stream that I did about five months ago.  I know the lighting is super wonky, so please forgive me, but the info is solid and I do a pretty decent job of explaining myself as I go. Since I did record this several months ago, the products I use have changed. You can find a description of what I […]

Being a Mom is Hard: 5 Ways to Survive on the Worst Days

Being a Mom is Hard: 5 Ways to Survive on the Worst Days

Let’s not beat around the bush – being a mom is hard. The toughest “job” in the world. And for lots of different reasons. As a mother it’s so easy to lose yourself in being mommy. What makes it especially hard is that being a mom isn’t always fun. Most of the time it’s monotony – cleaning the same messes, saying the same things, going the same places, etc – and hard work. After all, juggling 35 different things at one time can be overwhelming. The monotony and relentlessness of motherhood can be draining. It can leave moms feeling like […]

4 Tips for Wearing Bold Lipstick

4 Tips for Wearing Bold Lipstick

I really love to experiment with wearing bold lipstick, and one comment I hear over and over is, “Oh my goodness, I love that on you! But I could never wear a color like that!”. So I’m excited to bring some tips to you for wearing bold lipstick. Wearing bold lipstick is fun! I love for my lipstick to either compliment or contrast my eye makeup, and I feel like it really just adds a little somethin’, somethin’ to my look. I know it can be super intimidating though, so here are my three tips for not only wearing bold […]

How to Overcome the Envy that Social Media Causes

How to Overcome the Envy that Social Media Causes

I’ll be the first to say that I love social media. Just ask my husband! I love that it allows me to connect with people all over the freaking world. It allows me to develop genuine friendships with people across the United States. When I was feeling extreme loneliness due to postpartum depression, I was able to find comfort within Facebook mom groups. If I’m feeling uninspired before I do my makeup, I turn to social media for inspiration. Social media is also a great place to learn about new things – social media is how I discovered bullet journaling, […]

Easy Makeup Tutorial Using One Eyeshadow

Easy Makeup Tutorial Using One Eyeshadow

One thing I’m really good at is overcomplicating things. Not that I love to do it or anything – I’m just really good at it. Especially when it comes to makeup. Lots of my makeup looks take too much time and involve too many products. But not this one, girlfriend! This easy makeup tutorial is just that – easy! It takes one eyeshadow and three brushes. Three brushes may seem like a lot, but I’ll explain the madness behind the method as we get into it. So let’s just jump right into this easy makeup tutorial! Let’s start with some pictures! […]

How I Got My @#&$ Together | Waking Up Early

How I Got My @#&$ Together | Waking Up Early

  Welcome back to another installment on this series! If you haven’t yet, I highly recommend checking out the first like, 17 installments. Just kidding – there’s only six! There’s the launch, diet and exercise, soul inspiration, discovering your passion, write it all down, and the (partial) wrap up. If you’re looking for new habits to begin thriving again, then please, please, please take a peek! On today’s post, we’re going to be discussing the benefits of waking up early. Before you roll your eyes at me and click out, just know that this is probably one of the most common tips when it comes […]

How I Got My @$&# Together | Write It All Down

How I Got My @$&# Together | Write It All Down

  If you haven’t yet, please check out the other installments in this series: diet and exercise, soul inspiration, and discover your passion. There’s not much for me to intro here, so let’s get right into what you should be writing down and, more importantly, why. Goals You should be writing your goals down – end of story. If you have something you want to accomplish, then you need to reaffirm it by writing it down. Writing down your goals provides clarity and will allow you to refocus during times of stress and frustration. There’s a little more to writing […]