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School’s back in session! (can I get a hip hip hooray!?) As nice as it is to have the kids out of the house and to be back into a routine, for some reason I thought life would feel less crazy and chaotic. But, in fact it’s just the opposite! There are so many school activities and now extra-curricular activities are picking up again. I guess that’s just the life of a busy mama!
Alise and I are both Master Estheticians and LOVE skincare. We both also know the effects of not taking care of your skin, so I really am trying hard to keep my skin healthy and taken care of before it’s too late. The only hard part is…time. Ideally I would love to go get microdermabrasion treatments, a chemical peel, or a rejuvenating facial monthly, I mean who wouldn’t. But, in this stage of life it seems like it’s not possible!
I just turned thirty yesterday…. WHAT!?!?!?!?!? I TURNED THIRTY? How did this happen? I still feel like a nerdy, confused, sixteen-year-old. So far thirty feels real good. Like a comfy pair of mom jeans. I have learned a few things in my short thirty years. I figured I would share some of my brain gems I have collected through the years with you. Here are a few of my knowledge nuggets. Enjoy!
My friend Jessica sent me this bottle of Rodan + Fields Active Hydration Serum to try.
Mellie and I (Lou) are both Master Estheticians (licensed skin care professionals).
I was very curious, and cautious.
Being a skin care professional, I am a bit of a brat when it comes to what I will put on my skin!
But I have fallen in love!
Have you guys been watching all the charcoal mask madness on social media? I am obsessed with watching people slowly peel off their black heads. I had to try it myself! My favorite are all the charcoal mask fails! Weather their mask doesn’t peel off at all, or they painfully remove all the hair off their face! I love it! I can’t get enough! Here are some of my favorite videos I have seen so far. I dare you to watch them and not laugh!
I am a bit of a self proclaimed witch doctor. I love natural cures and remedies… I just lost friends didn’t I???? Before you un-follow us, try this detoxing ginger bath!
Suffering from a cold?
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Want to tone and reduce cellulite?
Want to detox your body?
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Like Mellie mentioned a few posts back, we are working with “Cents of Style”. Right now they are working on an inspirational line of T-shirts titled “Life Is…”.
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I picked this shirt out because… Duh! It is cute!
Navy blue is totally my color!
Then Melissa wrote her post “Life Is Sweet”… It was awesome. You should totally read it! It is so good. Then I was like, awe crap… what am I going to say about my shirt? I picked the wrong shirt. Honestly, my life right now is not super adventurous. I am not trekking the globe, jumping out of air planes, or feeding hungry sharks that’s for sure. Right now, adventure for me means changing out of my pajamas or making it out of the grocery store alive. (I’d rather swim with the sharks.)
As a Master Esthetician I have worked in the medical, beauty, and skin industry. Lets just say I have use A LOT of makeup. I was able to keep my regimen pretty simple, but as I get older and being a tired mom shows on my face more and more I needed something AMAZING. I had fallen into a bad habit…..drugstore makeup.