Category: Skin care

Transform Your Matte Foundation

Transform Your Matte Foundation

Matte foundations are a thing of beauty, right? They’re (usually) full coverage and provide stay-all-day wear. And they’re a must-have for us oily girls. However, sometimes the super matte, a little flat look isn’t always so flattering. Healthy skin isn’t perfectly matte. So how can we transform the finish while still maintaining the integrity of the foundation? Keep reading to learn how to transform your matte foundation! The beauty of matte foundations… Matte foundations are a necessity to some of us… ummm… oilier women. It helps to control our oils so we aren’t a greasy mess by the end of […]


How to Clear Acne: 5 Tips from Mandi Mohr

How to Clear Acne: 5 Tips from Mandi Mohr

I’m so excited to bring you this blog post! Mandi Mohr is a new blogging friend I’ve made, and she has this incredible post on how to clear acne prone skin. This is something I resonate with because, as some of you know, I’ve struggled with acne for most of my life. It used to make me want to run and hide away. It’s a terrible burden that I wouldn’t wish on anyone. Plus, I love that these tips are also affordable! You can find more from Mandi over on her blog at MandiMohr.com. And be sure to follow her […]


The Product that Cured my Oily Skin

The Product that Cured my Oily Skin

I’ve had oily skin for as long as I can remember. Like, not the cute, dewy oily skin either. Like, the bad, acne-prone, greasy oily skin. It’s plagued me since I was 12 years old. Acne followed me up until high school when I went on Accutane. Even so, years later, I continued to have oily skin and struggle with break outs. It was maddening and discouraging being in your mid-20’s and still struggling with acne! And then along came keto! The ketogenic diet pretty much healed my acne. I was shocked, because I grew up always being told that […]


5 Skincare Tips That Cost $0

5 Skincare Tips That Cost $0

Do you know what I love? I love having great skin! You know what I don’t love? The price tag that sometimes comes along with that. I believe skincare isn’t something you should skimp out on – after all, makeup can only look as good as the canvas it is applied on.  But still! That doesn’t mean everyone can just reach into their wallets and fork out some money. I get it! So here’s 5 skincare tips that don’t cost you a dime. 1. Cleanse your face AFTER you wash and condition your hair. Most women I know cleanse their […]


Target Beauty Boxes Spring 2018 | Are They Worth It?

Target Beauty Boxes Spring 2018 | Are They Worth It?

I was so excited when I saw that Target was offering their Beauty Boxes in store! If you don’t know, a Beauty Box is a box filled with beauty products. Weird, right?! It costs $7 and was originally only available for online ordering. There are five different boxes to choose from, and I went with the Wake Up and Makeup box and the All the Masks box. I filmed another video for these boxes soooo… This post contains affiliate links. Please see my disclosure for full details. I’ve had these Target beauty boxes for a few days since recording this. […]


Dry vs. Dehydrated Skin

Dry vs. Dehydrated Skin

As if chapped lips and static cling weren’t bad enough, winter is also a time of changes to your skin. Lots of women report either dry or dehydrated skin. And yes, there is a difference. Quite a significant one, actually, even though it can be tricky to decipher between the two. And it’s important to know the difference because they are not treated the same way. So let’s dive into what exactly dry and dehydrated skin is and how you can treat it. Dry Skin: The Cause and Symptoms Firstly, dry skin is a skin type that is related to oil […]