Holiday Gift-Guide: For Him.....

December 7, 2017

Happy Holidays!

It is such a challenge to shop for men sometimes, especially for us women who have absolutely no idea what the male species like. It can be frustrating if you ask the men in your life what they want and they don't even know either.

Well don't fret, my darlings. Again, Santa is here to help you! I have come up with some things that I think are appropriate to give to guys as gifts for this holiday season.

Lets see what's in Santa's big gift-bag....
  1. Cologne
  2. A subscription box for men. This is such a neat idea and I discovered this through a friend of mine. This is perfect if you do not know what to get the man. 
  3. Wallet
  4. Belt
  5. Apple Watch
  6. Drones with cameras in it for the tech lover
  7. Headphones, such as the Beats by Dre
  8. Sweaters, cute ones!
  9. Gift cards-iTunes/Spotify
  10. Regular watch

A subscription box for men: what it is- it is just like a beauty subscription box for women where you get different products to try every month; however, some of these boxes have mainly accessories for men and they get it every month as well, which I think it's pretty neat.

Here is a list for the subscription boxes for men....
  1. Sprezzabox
  2. Birchbox Man
  3. Gentleman's Box
  4. Loot Crate
  5. Society Socks 

Have a wonderful day!
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Gift Guide: for the beauty lover.....

December 5, 2017

Happy Holidays!

Tis the season to give joy, peace, love, and the thing everyone loves but yet somehow seems to dread it a little bit is GIFTS! One of the most challenging things that we all go through during the holidays is buying the perfect gift for our loved ones. 

Finding the perfect gift requires much thought and careful consideration; however it is always so difficult to get the perfect gift especially if you're trying to surprise the person or the person has no idea of what they want. 

Don't fret, my darlings! Santa (ho! ho! ho!) is here to help you! I have created this holiday gift-guide to help you get the most perfect gift for the beauty lovers in your life!

  1. L'Occitane Hand Cream Bouquet. This hand cream bouquet is a great gift to give, not only does it have cute packaging but it is also perfect for the season, since our hands tend to get drier and ashy. This set is good to give to that one person in your life who always have ashy hands because of their dry skin.
  2. MAC Makeup Brushes. For my makeup enthusiasts, brushes will make a great gift to give. Getting new brushes just excites me.
  3. Bath Bomb. Bath bombs are the cutest gift to give to beauty lovers who are more in relaxation and skincare than makeup. They are perfect add-on gifts to add to gift boxes.
  4. Fresh Lip Set. I heard Fresh has some amazing moisturizing lip-balms. This kit will be an awesome gift for the person in your circle that has dry lips or that loses lip balms easily.
  5. Trinket/Jewelry Box. I love cute jewelry boxes. They add such a feminine aesthetic to your vanity or wherever you store your jewelries. I love how cute this trinket box is.
  6. Eat Beautiful book. I have been into reading books about beauty lately. This is a wonderful gift to give to beauty lovers who are more conscious about the food that is going into their body and how it affects their skin. This book retails on for $27.00, and $30.00 on Also, I found this book for under $20.00 at Marshalls. If you want a copy of this book, I suggest trying Marshalls first before buying it online.
  7. Tocca Perfume. This perfume smells amazing, specifically the vanilla scent. There are different scents other than the vanilla and I love how cute the bottle is and how exquisite the packaging is.
  8. Lipstick Holder. I love this lipstick holder. It is such a cute gift to give to makeup lovers who have lots of lipstick and can't seem to find a way to store or display them. 
  9. MAC Eyeshadow Palette. Makeup is always a nice gift to give, especially holiday-inspired makeup.
  10. Kiehl's Skincare Set. I love gift sets or value sets. They are less expensive than the individual products and they are great for testing the products to see  if you like it. If you need a review on a skincare product before purchasing it, check out for more.

Have a wonderful day!
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Fall Beauty.....

November 28, 2017

Happy Tuesday!

It has been such a long time since I last posted. I apologize for not posting all this while. But I am back, so expect holiday inspired content soon.

I love the changing of the seasons especially when it changes from Summer to Fall. I specifically adore Fall-inspired beauty looks and outfits. I certainly enjoy Fall makeup because of the beautiful colors of the eyeshadows and all the bold lipstick colors. I have been focusing mainly on shopping for makeup, specifically eyeshadows and lipstick and below are the few of the products.

Here are the new additions to my Autumn beauty cabinet....

  • Eyeshadows from colourpop
  • Dark-plum lipstick from colourpop 
  • Eyeliner from NYX

That is it for today! I hope you enjoyed reading.

P.S. Check out my friends store for her new fashion line which is handmade! @lauren_mickayla
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Oh, The Joys of Life.....

October 18, 2017

Happy Wednesday!

I cannot believe that I am almost twenty years old! How fast time really flies by(I have almost lived 2 decades). This birthday is a milestone for me because for the first time, I will be away from home and I just feel different than I normally feel on when it's my birthday week. 

Oh, the joys of life!

Majority of the people in America put so much emphasis on turning twenty-one (for obvious reasons), but for me, I feel that twenty is going to be much emphasized than twenty-one (one of the reasons being that I don't like odd numbers so 21 just seems odd to me, lol).

Oh, the joys of life!

Turning twenty has made me realize that I don't want to grow up at all! Also it has made me realize the harsh truth, that adulting is hard- especially on days that I just miss home-cooked meals!

Oh, the joys of life!

Also, there had been so many instances and moments that I could have lost my life but I didn't and I am grateful that I am still alive, and that is why I am so excited about this birthday. I can't wait for the little joys, disappointments, hurts, and precious moments that life has to offer.

Stay tuned for a part two of this post tomorrow!

I hope you enjoyed reading this! Have a wonderful too.
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My Safe Haven....

October 17, 2017

Happy Tuesday!

There are some songs that when you first listen to, you just can't stop listening and that is the feeling that these five songs ignite in me. For the time that I have been away from home, I have had those moments that my spirit just feels so down, fearful and anxious. During those times, these were some of my go-to songs that I listen to the most. I realized that I would wake up and feel that my heart is singing one of these songs especially songs numbers 2 and 3 the most.

I have found that my safe haven for my anxious and fearful heart is in worshiping my King and just proclaiming His greatness out loud, which always calms my heart and spirit, and gives me peace. Those moments when I just listen to the words of these songs and allow my heart to feel the weight of every word and my spirit to hear the depth of each lyric sang.

I love to worship- it is so powerful! I share these songs with you all (anyone, whether christian or not), and I encourage each and everyone of you that read this post to listen to these songs. No matter what you are going through, just silence your heart and all the tiny or loud voices in your head and just meditate on these songs, and you will see a difference.

Worship Songs
  1. God I Look To You by Jenn Johnson (Bethel Church)
  2. Here Now by Hillsong United
  3. So Will 1 (100 Billion X) by Hillsong United (I like this version here better)
  4. In Your Presence by Jenn Johnson
  5. The More I seek You by Kari Jobe
P.S. Totally unrelated to this post, but I love the movie, Safe Haven (inspired by a Nicholas Sparks book by the same title) with Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough! It's so good and it's currently on Netflix. Y'all should watch it.

I hope you enjoyed reading this! Have a wonderful day!
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