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Morning Beauty Routines

It’s been difficult getting up lately. The cold, dark mornings don’t help and I’m longing to see the sun and feel its warmth. Once my feet do finally hit the floor, I walk downstairs and drink a huge glass of water and do a quick meditation to set my mind. There are a few things I look forward to after that, but one of them is applying all of my favorite beauty items. Here are some of my latest favorites: BEAUTY FAVS Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Cucumber and Green Tea Exuviance Daily Resurfacing Peel CA10 Pads Kakadu C 20% Vitamin C Serum with Ferulic Acid & Vitamin E Potent-C Power Eye Cream Mario Badescu Hyaluronic Eye Cream Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel End with a 3-4 minute frozen Jade Roller session.

5 Things To Keep You Feeling Refreshed

Well, I survived travel season and I cannot believe it’s May. I truly enjoy being busy but sleeping minimal hours at a Hampton Inn (more often than my own bed) gets tiresome. Having a few of my favorite items at hand help to keep me feeling my best. Here are a few necessities I just can’t go without. Bath & Body Works Eucalyptus Spearmint Pillow Spray– After a long day of work, the smell of Eucalyptus Spearmint is so relaxing. This stuff helps me fall right to sleep. TRESemme Fresh Start Volumizing Dry Shampoo– Does anyone really wash their hair everyday? I am so grateful for this dry shampoo- it literally shaves 30 minutes off my morning routine. Even my boyfriend is using it now. Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion– Some people (my dad) say this lotion is too watery, however I absolutely love this lotion. It’s not greasy feeling and it’s even ridded these bumps I had on the backs of my arms. I use this lotion on my face too. Yes to Cucumbers Facial Wipes-A BIG YES …

Spring Workout Mix

It’s spring, the sun is out and flowers are in bloom! It might snow tomorrow but WHO CARES. The sun alone makes me smile ear to ear. Soon enough I’ll be roller blading with my dog, becoming the next Mickey Wright and sporting a spectacular summer glow. Until then, I’ll be at the gym. I have created the ultimate “Spring Jamming” playlist. It’s eclectically awesome and something I think any 20 something girl like myself would enjoy. Relax, sing along and get moving. Before you know it you’ll be in that cheeky bikini and you’re going to want to look like you didn’t spend the last four months snowed in and eating these.   Here it is; Click here to listen to the playlist for free on spotify.  “Reflections”- Misterwives “Problem”- Ariana Grande “Rather Be”- Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne “Am I Wrong-” Nico & Vinz “Jealous (I Ain’t With It)”- Chromeo “Turn Down For What”- DJ Snake “Doses & Mimosas”- Cherub “Rescue”- Yuna “Say You’ll Be There”- MQ “Bridges”- Broods “I won”- Future “Partition”- …

The Best Makeup Products (IMO)

Confession: I may or may not be having withdrawals from my makeup. This snowpocalypse 2014 has allowed a lot of time for me to catch up on books, study Español and get hooked on HBO’s The Newsroom. Weirdly enough, I am missing the joys of getting ready and looking presentable. In order to subdue my guilt for abandoning my makeup over the last 72 hours, here are my favorite products- the ones I apparently cannot live without.    Maybeline Colossal Mascara in Glam Black @ Target- $6   Maybeline Expertwear Eye Shadow “Natural Smokes” @ Target -$5   Garnier Miracle Skin Perfecter BB Cream @ Target- $11   Hoola Bronzing Powder by Benefit @ Sephora- $28   Boi-ing Concealer by Benefit @ Sephora- $20    Stila Stay All Day Liquid Eyeliner @ Sephora- $20