Beauty

My Current Skincare Routine || April 2018

Can we all agree that the definition of adulting is when the amount of skincare products you pack on vacation exceeds the amount of makeup in your bag?  Most days now, my makeup routine is an eyebrow pencil, mascara, and subtle lipstick.  My skincare routine, on the other hand is much more involved and I couldn’t say in truth that I haven’t spent countless hours considering and researching it!  I’ve had a couple people text me and DM me on IG recently, so I figured I would put it all here. Now for the disclaimers:  The …

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The Secret Ingredient Your Skincare Might Be Missing

I’ve been drinking more than my fair share of peppermint tea this winter.  Here in Austin, the word ‘winter’ is usually a formality referring to a certain set of dates on a calendar more so than the frigid temps that typically come to mind.  This winter, though, we’ve had three snow days and plenty of others that never crept out of the thirties, so I blame that and the fact that I’m breastfeeding on my considerable peppermint tea intake.   On one particularly blistery day I was able to chat with the founder of The Seaweed Bath …

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The Best Clean Beauty Products | 1st Annual TEC Clean Beauty Awards

We have tried and tested so many clean beauty products to find the best that are available. We cover daily skincare, makeup and even products for kids. These products are the best of the best and you need to be using them! Note from Jen: We’ve never had such a strong reaction to a newsletter that’s gone out as we received late last Monday night as we pressed send on the Best Clean Beauty Products Award winners.  I’m still sifting through the replies and DMs and promise to get to every single one.  I can’t tell you …

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How To Do A Braided Bun Hair Tutorial

This braided bun hair tutorial is so easy, it’s a great low updo that is really easy to do yourself. It’s a great everyday look, but stylish enough to wear to events and it stays put all day long! Follow this step by step photo tutorial for a sleek and stylish look. Happy Monday, friends!  How were your weekends? We are in the thick of newborn life over here, but starting to see out of the haze that is feed, sleep, wake, repeat. We spent the weekend picnic-ing with friends on Saturday and then cooked dinner for my parents on …

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