Be Back Soon!

I took an unintentional, but much needed break from the internet and social media. I hope you had a wonderful holiday and I can't wait to get back to blogging!

My Favorite Things About Christmas

Head to my friend and sponsor's blog Marie Darling for a post on my favorite things about Christmas! She's doing a wonderful series of 25 Days of Christmas and I contributed a little something. Hope you enjoy!

An H&M Gift Guide For the Hostess in Your Life

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I was browsing H&M and I noticed how many cute, well-priced items would make great hostess gifts. Whether you're going to a party or know someone who loves to throw them, these cute items would make any home brighter, especially the pineapple!

Beauty Review: Red Lips, A Sugar Scrub & Ballet Flats That Moisturize!

I was reluctant to try a new red since I'm a strong believer in Ruby Woo, but I love how moisturizing this is. I definitely want to try other colors! It's not as matte as MAC (try saying that three times fast!), but it's a great color when your lips need some moisture. You can see the difference below where I am wearing Ruby Woo.

NYX Mascara: Le Chick Flick
I thought I'd throw in a review for this mascara. I don't remember where it came from, but it's currently in my bag, being used regularly. It works really well to create long lashes, as you can see in this photo. I rarely put it on my lower lashes, but when I do, I really like the effect. My only complaint is that it's kind of tough to get off. I can still feel it after washing my face at the end of the day.

Little Moon Essentials: Shine On, Sugar (*c/o)
I'm super into this body scrub. It's scrubby, but not overly so since my skin can be sensitive. After using it once, I could tell the difference in moisture. It worked so well, I rarely needed body cream after using. To be honest, the packaging distracted me from the product. It's not something I'd gravitate toward aesthetically, but I'm so glad I gave it a chance. I literally used it to the last drop. I recently tried a new scrub and was dissapointed at the roughness. This stuff is well-priced and definitely something I'll add to my regular routine.

PolyGel Geluxury Slippers (*c/o)
This product is literally ballet flats that moisturize. What a novel idea! My feet are ever in need of tender love and care so I was super excited to try this. I could definitely tell a difference after a few uses, but it was pretty subtle. The shoes are fun to use, but if you need something stronger, I might try the ole cream and socks trick. This appealed to me because of the lack of mess, unfortunately it didn't make the kind of difference I hoped. My mom did comment on the softness of my feet though!

*Some of these items were gifted, but all opinions are my own.