Skincare ABC’s: ‘G’ is for Glycerin

Skincare ABC’s: ‘G’ is for Glycerin

Hey there good lookin'- welcome back to another Skincare ABC's post! In today's post, we will be discussing glycerin, a common skincare and make-up ingredient. What is Glycerin? Glycerin (also called glycerol) is a naturally-occurring compound, found in animal and vegetable fats and oils. Glycerol can also be synthesized from carbohydrates such as corn/cane syrup [...]

Skincare ABCs: ‘F’ is for Ferulic Acid

Skincare ABCs: ‘F’ is for Ferulic Acid

Welcome back to another Skincare ABCs post! This week, we will be covering the potent antioxidant, Ferulic acid. There is a lot less information/research out there about ferulic acid than some of the skincare ingredients we've discussed previously in this series. However, the research that has been done (and my personal experience) is impressive enough [...]

Whole30 Week 3 Recap: How to navigate Whole30 at Restaurants

Whole30 Week 3 Recap: How to navigate Whole30 at Restaurants

Welcome back to another week of Whole30 in review! This week, I'm going to address a hot-button topic- How to order Whole30 compliant meals when you are out. As much as you may meal prep and plan, sometimes things just happen. Sometimes you have an unexpected party to attend, birthday dinner with a friend or [...]

Maybelline SuperStay Full Coverage Foundation Review

As a skincare junkie first, and a make-up lover second, it should come as no surprise that my guilty pleasure make-up purchase is foundation. I just love the look of flawless skin. No matter how dressed up or down you are, a gorgeous complexion is always a good look. It has been a hot second [...]

Whole30 Week 2 Recap: Tips for meal planning and prepping

Whole30 Week 2 Recap: Tips for meal planning and prepping

Whether or not you've ever attempted a Whole30, you may have come to the realization that meal planning and prepping go hand in hand. Going to the grocery store with no idea what you plan on cooking/eating and purchasing what looks like a weeks worth of groceries can easily end in disasters like missing critical [...]

Whole30 Week 1 Recap

Whole30 Week 1 Recap

7 Days down, 23 days to go! I started the Whole30 on January 6th, so I am officially 25% finished, and I'm already seeing a difference in the way I feel. If you are a Whole30 newbie, considering a Whole30, or just trying to incorporate better/healthier/'cleaner' foods into your diet, you've come to the right [...]

Skincare ABCs: ‘E’ is for EGCG

Skincare ABCs: ‘E’ is for EGCG

Hello lovelies! It has been a hot second since I've done a Skincare ABCs post (whoops), so today's post is long overdue. The ingredient we will be discussing today is epigallocatechin gallate, also known as EGCG. What is it? How does it work? EGCG is the most abundant catechin in green tea. Which basically is [...]