Why I Love Facial Oils

facial oils

One if my biggest discoveries of the last year was using oils on my face. The idea had never occurred to me before, and when I first heard about it I thought it seemed crazy. But boy was I wrong. I’ve since experimented with a few different oils here and there, and I’m so excited to have discovered this gem of the beauty world. Natural oils are packed with all that great stuff we want to put on our faces and can cure an assortment of skin problems.


Drugstore Spotlight: Nails

drugstore nail polish

I’m almost done showcasing my favorite products or brands from the drugstore. I’ve done eyes, foundations, blushes, and now nails! I used to buy nail polish ALL the time, but I finally got to a point where I felt like I had enough to keep me settled for awhile. Almost all of my nail polishes are drugstore or Julep (thanks to the Maven program!) And the ones that are drugstore, are mainly a few select brands. I think nail polish is a place to definitely save your money and shop at the drugstore. You can get any color you need without spending too much.


Worth It #2

nars orgasm There are a lot of products out there. And some of them are expensive. It can be hard to figure out sometimes which ones are really worth the higher price tag, and which ones could easily be passed for a cheaper alternative. I don’t buy expensive products very often, and when I do, I do a lot of research first. Today I’d like to show you 4 products with a bit of a higher price tag that I think were worth the investment, and that I get a lot of use out of!


Blogger Inspiration #3 VlogWithKendra


Image from VlogWithKendra Facebook

Today I want to share with you another blogger that has inspired my blogging and beauty loving ways. I like writing these posts to show readers who I look to for inspiration, and to maybe show you someone new to check out! Plus, it’s always good to spread the love. This week I’m sharing with you Kendra, who is a YouTuber and blogger. I’ve been following her for about two years now. The main reason I consider her an inspiration is that she introduced me to the world of natural beauty products, and I haven’t looked back!


Jack Black Mighty Mint Lip Balm Trio

jack black lip balm

Hi my name is Tess and I am a lip balm addict. I don’t mind admitting it, but I’m not sure I want to show you my lip balm collection. (It’s big). Even when my lips are perfectly hydrated, I can’t help putting it on. I just really hate the feeling of dry lips which is probably crazy!! For Christmas, my boyfriend got this amazing trio of Jack Black lip balms and I stole it immediately to take pictures and of course use them. Why did I steal them right away? Because Jack Black balms are the best.


Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask

origins drink up intensive

Winter. Oh Winter. How you suck every little bit of moisture out of my skin from head to toe. This year feels especially bad. I’ve got radiator heat in my apartment which is very dry, and my bedroom is so freaking hot. My skin has been so dry it almost hurts sometimes. Lotion wasn’t doing it for me. The heavier the lotion the more irritated my skin was getting. I finally gave in and decided to pick up something I’d been wanting to try for ages, the Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask. So far, my skin has been very, very happy about it…


5 Things: 24


On my birthday my parents came to visit and my dad had to get a shot.

Yesterday was my 24th birthday. I spent the weekend eating lots of food, drinking lots of good drinks and curling up on the couch with my favorite blanket and boyfriend. It was a cold weekend, so I didn’t have much planned, plus I woke up Sunday morning with a horrible stomachache! Pretty soon after realizing I was now 24 years old, things just felt different. So I’m gunna talk about them now.