The Perfect Scent for Summer

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Am I the only one who loves to change their fragrances with the season? Well if you do, you know that finding the perfect scent for summer is the hardest. A perfect scent is one that isn’t too bright, but is fresh and elegant at the same time. The Eau De Parfum Bianca from TOCCA Fragrances [$68, found here] is elegant, fresh, and revitalizing at the same time. The La Dolce Vita – Bianca [$40, found here] is the perfect gift for anyone who loves fragrances (including yourself!).

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What’s included in the set:

  • 1 x 20 mL Travel Fragrance Spray
  • 1 x 1 fl oz Body Scrub
  • 1 x 1 fl oz Hand Cream

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The 20 mL bottle of Bianca is perfect for touch-ups throughout the day. It is light, but lasts a long time. I also love how the cap has beautiful engravings on it. Also, the bottle is made of thick glass, making it very high quality and sturdy.

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The 1 oz  tube body scrub, smelling just like the fragrance, is also great for traveling. Body scrubs are an essential of mine which is why I love this. The scrub isn’t too harsh, but it is strong enough to really remove my dead skin cells.

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The 1 oz hand cream is the last item included in the set. I always have a hand cream by me because my hands get super dry. I love to throw this in my purse and use it throughout the day.


Have you tried this fragrance? What is your favorite fragrance for the summer? Let me know down below! I love hearing from you guys.


pr sample provided by TOCCA Fragrances, every thought/opinion is my own.

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Monthly Favorites | June 2016

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Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling | My Kit Co. 0.8 My Flawless PowderGoody SlideProof Spiky Soft Touch Hair Elastics | Smooth Affair Facial Primer & Brightener | Bhave Fresh Ends Repair & Protect

Wow! I can’t believe its almost July 4th! Also, Happy Canada Day to all my Canadian readers out there. Anyways, this month I have some lifestyle favorites in addition to beauty favorites. I have really been enjoying Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling. It is such a great book filled with advice, life experiences, and a touch of humor. My second lifestyle favorites is the Goody SlideProof Spiky Soft Touch Hair Elastics (phew! that was a long name) because they do not fall out! I have super thick hair an hair ties always fall out if I don’t use two or three. These hair ties however, will stay in all day.


I have also been loving the My Kit Co. 0.8 My Flawless Powder brush for applying loose powders all over my face (which is necessary, for my oily skin!)  and even blush. It is super, super, soft and picks up the perfect amount of product. Continuing with beauty, I have been loving the Smooth Affair Facial Primer & Brightener from Jane Iredale. It is the perfect primer because it makes my skin feel smooth, hydrated, and look brighter. It smells amazing too! Finally, I have been loving the Bhave Fresh Ends Repair & Protect because it helps my damaged hair regain the shine and strength it has lost because heat damage.


That’s it guys! I hope you enjoy this post and try out some of these items. What are you enjoying this month? Let me know! I love hearing from you guys.

No Makeup Makeup

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Perricone MD has launched a makeup line that is skincare at the same time which is perfect for people who are just getting started with makeup or are going for an extremely natural look.

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No Foundation Foundation [$60]:  As soon as I applied this, I unfortunately wasn’t a fan of it. It is very sheer, which I am not a fan of, but the main problem was that it is very sticky. It does not feel light, despite the minimal coverage that it gives. Because of this, I will not be using this again. However, I am a fan of the wonderful pump because it makes it easy to dispense the perfect amount of product and the fact that it has an SPF of 30.

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No Concealer Concealer [$35]: The formula and applicator of this concealer are very similar to the Naked Skin Concealer by Urban Decay, which I am a huge fan of (it was mentioned in my monthly favorites, here.) It is easy to blend and a great shade for highlighting the under eye. It does have, to a lesser extent, the same stickiness as the foundation. I will be reaching for this concealer again in the future though. Continue reading

Mauridi Cosmetic | Contour Palette

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It has become clear that contouring has become a trend that is here to stay. I have been looking for a contour palette that provides a flawless look that lasts. The *Mauridi Cosmetic Contour Palette in Dark* is perfect for a full contour and highlight on medium-dark skin. I have a medium complexion and it works perfectly. They are stunning as you will see from the swatches below.  Continue reading

Monthly Favorites | April 2016

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FOREO ISSA Hybrid in Mint | A6 Memobottle | Studio Gear Cosmetics True Whipped Stain Gloss in True Pebble | Shop LVX Nail Lacquer in Blush | Poweradd Pilot 2GS Portable Charger in Rose Gold


I won’t say too much about the FOREO ISSA Hybrid because I made a post comparing it to an Oral-B toothbrush, which can be found here. The FOREO ISSA Hybrid is such a luxurious toothbrush and great for sensitive and normal teeth.

The A6 Memobottle is very small, about the size of a book and it is really easy to store. I also love the fact that it comes with a black and white cap. I will have full blog posts coming up on the Studio Gear Cosmetics lippie and the LVX Nail Lacquer coming up.


What were some of your favorites this month?

5 Ways to De-stress

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Stress happens to all of us, for a variety of reasons. These are just some things to try out to relax. Please keep in mind that different things work for different people because, well, we’re all different. Enjoy!

Exercise:
Exercising releases endorphins, which makes you happier. I love to go for a short run if I am having a stressful day because it really clears my head and gives me time to think about the situation. 

Eat a Healthy Snack:
Please note, this does not mean stress or binge eating. Eating a small snack such as fruit, will give you energy and make you feel clean and healthy. Strawberries are simply delicious and by far my favorite fruit. 

Talk to Someone/Rant:
This is pretty self-explanatory but often looked over. Find someone whom you trust and tell them what is stressing you and why. I love to talk with my dog because she makes me happy and doesn’t judge me (admit it, you do it too!) Talking to someone really helps let out your emotions and lift a weight off of your chest. 

Listen to Music:
Music has been a huge part of my life for as long as I can remember. A song can really help you feel better and calm down depending on how you feel. 

Write/Draw:
Doing these things really help me calm down. Try drawing a friend, your dog, or even a flower. It really does help you think about what is bothering you and helps calm you down.