Hey there, how was your Valentine’s Day? Did you celebrate already or are you waiting to celebrate this weekend? It always feels weird to me when days like this fall on a weekday. I feel like we don’t get to celebrate how we’d want to. And we really didn’t do much, at least as a couple. Since becoming parents we seem to celebrate more as a family. My oldest love any opportunity for a celebration, so we do little activities with her.
I have to admit that after turning thirty, I have become more conscious about my skin and I’m frequently trying to find ways to better care for it. It can be a tough to find the right products for women with more melanin like myself. Having found Avya, a line that was “designed to indulge all skin tones,” per the Huff Post has made an impact on my skincare routine with the use of only two products and in a short period of time.
I have been using the Anti-aging Power Serum and the Eye Bright Cream – for the last 7 days and I already love how my skin has started feel in such a short period of time.
Eye Bright Cream
My eyes have always been an area of concern, as I feel that there is a large amount of pigmentation around them. I have religiously used the Eye Bright Cream two times each day per instructions and with each use my eyes feel energized. I particularly like that this cream has caffeine, among other products, like peony and turmeric which helps in reducing puffiness and dark circles. For a long time I blamed it the dark undertones of my eyes on genetics but now I’m excited to see how this cream continues to improve the way my eyes look.
Anti-aging Power Serum
The Anti-aging Power Serum that I have been using has a blend of turmeric and Vitamin C, just to name a few. I honestly love any product that can give me Vitamin C boost. This serum is made to increase radiance and improve discoloration.
What I like most about this skincare line is that it works regardless of skin tone. Also, that it is easy to use and doesn’t take up much time, which has made it easy to incorporate into my already established daily skincare routine. If you are looking for a product that works on all skin tones, give this one a try. Especially if you have pigmented skin like mine, because it is important to use skincare products that are made for you. Check out other products on this Avya Skincare Line here.
Today I want to share with you what’s in my Make Up Bag. These are what I considers musts for Valentine’s Day, and beyond. There’s only four products that I swear by. While, I know that there are many other products that can be added to a make-up routine, these four are enough for me.
When it comes to make-up, I am a minimalist and naturalist. I was just raised that way. My mom always told me that there wasn’t a need to wear make up everyday. That you should save it for special occasions. That way when you go to an event, you dress up and wear make up and people will be wowed. That just sort of stuck with me. Anyhow, below are some of my favorites and links for you to find them.
So I am a little obsessed with Maybelline’s Matte Liquid line. The three colors that I am wearing on rotation are Nude Flush, Pink Charge and Berry Boost. The nude is the one that I honestly wear the most, it has enough pigment to add some color while it is still subtle. When I am feeling bold, I pick between the Pink Charge or Berry Boost.
Happy Thursday Friends! Can you believe Valentine’s Day is only a few days away? If you’re still in need of outfit inspirations, I’m brining you this darling pearl beaded blouse. It is the perfect blouse to go out and celebrate with your other half on a date night or with your closest gals for brunch. But besides the pearls, did you spot the other details? I mean the sleeves are quite the statement, a delicate one but a statement nonetheless.
Happy Friday eve y’all! Another week almost gone. Is it just me or did January fly by? Anyhow, today I’m sharing a boutique I stumble upon. I just love discovering new places to shop and sharing them with you, of course.
Today’s look is a casual-chic tunic in a wine color. I love my wine, even as a color. 😉 I love that you can dress up this tunic and dress it down too. While, I decided to pair it with distressed jeans, which by the way are the perfect length for this short girl. I also thought about wearing it with leggings for a more casual look. I really think either one would work.
The weather in Houston has been pretty perfect – thank God we’re over those cold fronts – so I brought out my favorite wedges and favorite handbag in nude to bring some neutral colors to the look. I’ve sharing links above for you to shop this look too.
If you’re not really fashion conscious, then you’re not going to know what’s in style at the minute. But following the different trends can can sometimes make you feel better about your style. All you have to do is do a bit of browsing, even just on your favorite social media sites to see what you can wear to follow the styles. I personally use Pinterest for inspiration, and Instagram on occasion. To help you learn what’s in trend right now, read a few pointers below.
Denim is something that everyone loves. Let’s face it, the majority of us pretty much live in denim jeans. But the craze is spreading so much further than that. Most recently we have seen denim jackets coming back in, who’s complaining?