End of 2016 Favorites + Return from Hiatus


Hello all!

It has been about two months since I’ve posted on the blog and it has been a crazy and wonderful time! Since the last post, I had a birthday, celebrated Thanksgiving and spent a month back home with my family, and got engaged. The hiatus to focus on family has been wonderful, but I am ready to get back to blogging!

I thought I would share some of my favorites, material and beauty-related and otherwise, to fill you all in on the time since the blog hiatus.

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Mask Fave and Flop


I am always looking for skincare products to add on to my normal routine that will help tackle my main skincare issues: uneven texture (those damned little bumps that aren’t quite acne, but aren’t smooth either) and residual hyper-pigmentation from cystic acne. I have combination skin that tends to get a bit oilier in my T-zone, and has a few scattered dry patches…and unfortunately I still occasionally get adult acne breakouts (though not too terribly with the regimen I’ve been using recently).

I also love face masks! Putting one on at the end of the day means a forced period of relaxation and self-care. Continue reading “Mask Fave and Flop”