Four Easy Beauty Hacks for a Better Selfie

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I’m guilty of taking the occasional selfie – as a beauty blogger I have a pretty good excuse for snapping one from time to time…or more like every weekend, at the rate I’ve been putting out posts! Taking the perfect selfie is an art, and after six years of beauty blogging I think I finally have it figured out. It isn’t rocket science, but there are a few subtle tricks and hacks that I use to take effortless selfies, every time!

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Sweatproof Beauty Essentials

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Maybe it’s just me, but it sure did feel like summer in Michigan last weekend! I was of course, completely unprepared and discovered I only have one pair of shorts left for some reason, so a shopping trip is definitely in order. I also was unprepared in the beauty department – I forgot how much my routine changes for hot weather but there are a few favorites I rediscovered that are my ultimate, sweatproof beauty essentials.

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Weekly Recap + Links I Love and Coffee Chat

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Happy Saturday before Easter! I don’t celebrate Easter all that much usually but there’s something about the first few days of spring that I just love. Of course, this year in Michigan, the day before Easter is 80+ degrees outside but at least we know for sure the snow is done for the season! Life has gotten unbelievably busy lately, so there’s been a slow down of posting lately, but hopefully things will settle down soon. Even though I’m not in school anymore I still feel like March/April is one of the busiest times of the year! Also, don’t forget to enter in this month’s giveaway to win a gift card to Nordstrom – enter before midnight EST tonight!

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Five Time-Saving Hacks to Prepare for Vacation

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It was a beautiful seventy degrees in Michigan this weekend and I can’t tell you how excited I am for summer to finally get here! I have so many exciting travel plans this summer that I literally can’t wait. I’ve been preparing already, buying new luggage, making itineraries and doing a little extra prep work to help my skin get that vacation glow before I’ve even stepped off the plane! Preparing for vacations can take a lot of time and stress but my five time-saving hacks to prepare for vacation take little to no time at all.

Five Time-Saving Hacks to Prepare for Vacation
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Put it to the Test: Giovanni Hair Care Routine

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Another month, another hair care line to test out! I’ve been getting so many hair care samples lately that my hair has never looked so good! This month I’ve been putting the Giovanni 2Chic line to the test and man, has it been getting tested in this Michigan weather lately. I raved about a cleanser from Giovanni a few months ago and they since contacted me asking if I would like to try more of their products and I have the opportunity to share many of them today. This post is just going to be an overview, for some of the other products like hair wipes or body products, I’m going to dedicate separate posts. Let’s see how they fared…

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