• Self Care,  Skincare

    All About That Skincare Life

    Skincare has always been a part of my life. I grew up in a southern house that made it very clear, eye cream was just as important as our nightly prayers. However, my knowledge and want for great skin eventually succumbed to the lethargic college years. You know– the never washing or even thinking about a moisturizer anymore because I am doing good to make it to my 8am class. There were many a morning I woke up with smeared mascara and what makeup I had left on my face… real classy. In the morning, I would “clean” my skin by running a cotton pad and toner over my face…

  • Makeup

    Laura Mercier Flawless Fusion Review

    Happy Tuesday, friends! Thank you for all the sweet words from last weeks more personal post. If you missed it, you can check it out here. Now back to our regularly scheduled posts of makeup and fashion! When I find a makeup product I love, I usually get in a little rut. It’s all I will wear without even looking for others that could possibly be better than what I am using. Why mess with a good thing, amiright? Luckily, a couple weeks ago I received Laura Mercier’s new Flawless Fusion foundation and concealer to try out. When I get PR packages or free products in the mail I always…

  • Life,  Travel

    Carry On Essentials!

    If the last five years have taught me anything, it is that I am an over packer. (And that I wait till the last minute to actually pack….stay up the majority of the night and finally finish with a good hour to sleep!) With how many flights I have been on in those years, you think I would have mastered the art of packing light. Not the case. I may not pack light but I am prepared and pretty cozy for the duration of the flight. I have finally figured out my 12 go to carry on essentials. I technically bring more than just these 12 items, BUT these are my…

  • Makeup

    I Woke Up Like Dis

    IM BACK!!! I know, I know. It has been waaaaaaaay too long since I have blogged and y’all probably want more than just my makeup routine. However, I have been getting a TON of questions lately about what certain makeup products I use and recommend which is why I am blogging that first. My next post will be some sort of update to catch everyone up on my boring yet not so boring life. I was first going to do my favorite makeup products when I realized real quick that 1) I like way too many products, 2) that would be rather overwhelming and 3) that I may have a makeup addiction for a non makeup professional. *shrug*.…