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My 2020 Halloween Nail Polish Colors

I love nail polish almost as much as I love Halloween. So when I got an email about Pickup Polish and their limited color runs, I had to take a look. And I hit the jackpot! The idea about Pickup Polish, is that every month has a theme. And of course, in October Halloween cannot be ignored!  So here are my Halloween Nail Polish Choices. Eerie by Cadillacquer This beautiful and deep eggplant purple entranced me… But what sold me…

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Lifestyle Skincare & Beauty

Lush’s R&B

One thing I did during my vacation was look into how to improve my hair. It’s been dry for the past few years and I’d like to try growing it out again. When it comes to hair care, it’s important to treat your hair well. If it’s unhealthy, it will break easily. With The Netherlands on high alert for Corona again, it’s easy to go months without a haircut and I wanted to enhance my hair. So I looked into…

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Lifestyle Skincare & Beauty

My Updated Autumn Skincare Routine

My skincare routine may always be a work in progress but everyday is an improvement. Quarantine has given me time to come to terms about what I love and hate about myself. I’ve done a lot of reflecting in the past few months and it’s been a ride. It took ages for me to love myself. As I get older, it gets easier to love myself. I turn 33 next year and it’s about time I loved myself. The biggest…

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Summer Skin Care Routine

My skin care journey has been a wild ride but I can finally say I’m content with my skin. I’ll always have a bit of redness and a zit here and there but it doesn’t bother me as much anymore. The big win for me is that it’s been 7 months since I’ve work makeup. That’s a huge milestone! I had worn makeup since high school because I was always been insecure about my skin. I started breaking out at…

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Spring/Summer Nail Polish Picks

Nail polish has always been a way for me to express myself without saying a word. I stuck close to blues and greens as I grew up. It was a form of rebellion. All the girlie girls loved pink and purple and I didn’t want to be like them. As I grew older, I realized that gender stereotypes were damaging to me if I allowed them to be. So I grew out of my rebellious “not like the other girls”…

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My short hair care routine

I used to work with my dad in his print shop and we were known pretty well in the community. We had lots of fun helping others and most of our customers were a dream to work with. I had long hair for years but the hair care routine for it was so time consuming… I’ll never forget the reactions I got the first time I cut my hair short. There were a lot of compliments paired with unwanted advice…

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Lifestyle Personal Skincare & Beauty

My 2019 Favorites

Whew, the year is over and I made it without spending too much money on unnecessary things. I mean I did get a few things I didn’t need but I love trying out new products. But I found some items that work better for me. So while I did spend a little extra money, I found a few new things to add to my 2019 favorites. My skincare and makeup routines hasn’t changed much so if you’d like to check…

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My Autumn Skincare routine

It felt like the end of summer crashed down on me! One day everyone was in shorts and the next we were bundled up tight. Thankfully I haven’t had to change up my skin routine too much. What worked for me in the summer is working pretty well now for my autumn skincare. It’s always amazing to find a year round routine but I need to test it during the winter before I can make that claim! Allow me to…

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Autumnal Nail Polish Picks

I’m pretty good at buying things that I need and resisting things I want… That is until it comes to nail polish. It’s an obsession where I just can’t help myself! I usually spend at least a month debating on the pros and cons of buying a new shade. And while I do pretty well at saying no, there are definitely times where I just have to say yes. And the wonderful thing about Autumnal nail polish, is that there…

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