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The 3 Retinol Products I use Every Day and Swear By

Last week a friend texted me asking if I had a Retinol cream I loved. “I’m sure you already have a blog post about this. Sorry for texting,” she added. Considering how much consideration I’ve given the products in my bathroom drawer, especially the ones with Retinol, it was odd that I actually didn’t. A handful of images and texts back and forth later and this post practically wrote itself. After much trial and error and a lot of drying my skin out, these are the 3 retinol products that I couldn’t imagine …

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7 Easy Braids to Try in 2021

Nothing makes me want to freshen things up like the start of a new year. If you’re feeling a little bored with your hair, consider trying out one of these 7 braided hairstyle ideas that range from simple to intricate. There are a lot of misconceptions about braids. First, that you have to have very long hair to wear braids. That is simply not true! There are even ways to braid short hair. Second, there is a misnomer that braids are always difficult which is also false. While french braids and mermaid braids may look intricate and take …

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How to do a blowout at home in just 10 minutes

In the same way that a capsule wardrobe takes much of the guesswork out of getting dressed in the morning, I’ve been honing in on a beauty routine that is consistent and not too time consuming.  While some night I go to bed with braids and others I’m perfectly fine to let my hair air dry, once a week I like taking the time to properly blowout my hair and add casual waves that can get me through the next day or two. Because of the cost and time it takes to do a salon blowout, a lot of people think they’re going to be …

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The New + Improved REDEFINE Regimen and Eye Cream from RODAN + FIELDS

Thank you to Rodan + Fields for sponsoring this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own. If variety is the spice of life, then my flavor profile would be something along the lines of zesty and bold. I nearly always tend towards trying something new over the familiar, experimenting rather than sticking to routine. Nowhere is there more evidence of this than in my skincare drawer in my bathroom. I accumulate samples and new products faster than my kids stockpile stuffed animals and often change my routine on a whim. When RODAN + FIELDS asked …

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