cosmetics

Brooklyn Botany Charcoal Mud Mask Review

Beauty, Blog

“Brooklyn Botany is more than a skincare brand – it is a philosophy where healthy living and the desire for a green lifestyle intersect…” — Brooklyn Botany ACTIVATED CHARCOAL MUD MASK Have you guys seen those super cool black peel-off masks that have gone viral online? Well we have & we have been wanting to get our hands on one for a while now! Luckily, one of our Favorite skincare brands of all time Brooklyn Botany, came out with an Activated Charcoal Mud Mask. We recently learned that those viral peel-off masks can actually destroy the healthy surface layer on your skin, leaving it exposed to even more bacteria! What...

Our Eyelash Extension Experince

Beauty, Blog, Lifestyle

For the past few months we have been obsessed with eye lash extensions and we’re here to give you the full low down and to tell you all about our experience with lash extensions. First off, eye lash extensions are when individual lashes are glued with a very strong medical grade glue to each of your own individual lashes. Eye lash extensions have become super popular and we totally understand why now! Before getting your lashes done, the most important thing is finding a the right place and person for the service. We go to Amazing Lash Studio and absolutely love it there! They are located all over the place...

GlassesUSA Review

Blog, Fashion, Lifestyle

Fun fact about us, we are totally blind and have been relying on contacts and glasses to get us through life. We haven’t bought new glasses in about 5 years and seriously you guys, our current glasses are thrashed! Since we’re not huge fans of leaving our house, we really wanted to find a good online option. We partnered with GlassesUSA and we’re so glad we did because their online site makes it so easy to find the perfect glasses!  First of all, they have so many options of frames and sunglasses and you don’t even need a prescription to shop their site! They have every shape, size, different colors...

Summer Essentials | Pixels

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It’s been so hot where we live so we have been spending a ton of time outdoors at the beach and lake. When we go out we like to be well prepared and basically bring everything! We recently got some really cute pieces from Pixels to make our Summer outings so much easier! Pixels is basically an online website that has a ton of different things from towels to mugs that are designed by independent artists. It’s awesome because there are so many different designs so theres really something for everyone! They recently launched a beach line and we are obsessed! The line includes beach towels, tote bags, cell phone...

Coachella/Festival Essentials and Trends

Beauty, Blog, Fashion, Lifestyle

Coachella 2017 is in full swing and Festival Season has begun so let’s talk about some must have essentials and some of our favorite trends! Fashion Festival Fashion is all the rage and isn’t complete without some sheer tops, crop tops, and cut off shorts! For accessories we love chokers or even a cute belt! Be bold your festival fashion, there really aren’t any rules! Bralette’s are also a huge trend for festival season! You can get so many different colors and styles and pair them with your favorite cut off shorts or boyfriend jeans, the options are really endless! Hair/Makeup This is definitely the time to have fun with your...

How to Self Tan | Mystic Tan

Beauty, Blog

How To: Self Tan Believe it or not, we have never self tanned before! I know, crazy, right?! To be quite honest, we have always been terrified and for some crazy reason, thought it was be so hard to do. So, we decided to finally give it a try but started in the baby section and used a gradual self tanner. We are no experts but found with a few easy steps, you can achieve a nice self tan! Also, make sure to read the instructions of your self tanner as some may call have different directions. Step 1: Scrub Down with Brooklyn Botany We started prepping the night before...

Brooklyn Botany | Charcoal Scrub

Beauty, Blog

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. We are obsessed with scrubs! One of our favorite brands, Brooklyn Botany, recently came out with a new charcoal scrub and it’s too legit to quit! The scrub is made with coveted salts from the dead sea and activated charcoal which helps expel impurities in the skin. We love it because not only can you use it on your body, but you can use this on your face too! We actually really love the way it feels on the face, it takes away all the dead skin and leaves your skin feeling vibrant and amazing! The scrub works to detoxify and rejuvenate your skin...

Smile Brilliant Review

Beauty, Blog, Lifestyle

Did you know your teeth are just like your skin and have pores that act like sponges? Well now you do! Anything you eat or drink can seep into these pores and stain your teeth and these stains will never go away unless you are actively whitening your teeth. Having white teeth is super important to us and for the past year we have really been relaying on Smile Brilliant! If you’ve been following us, you may have seen our Youtube video and last blog post of us using the Smile Brilliant system and we’re back at it again for the New Year! The whitening system is awesome because unlike...

The Power of Face Masks

Beauty, Blog

The Power of Face Masks Over the past few months, face masks have become so much more important to us in our skin care routine and have completely changed our skin for the better! We’ve always loved a good face mask but only used them here and there and not so much on a regular basis like we should have been. Lately, we have been using masks 2 to 3 times a week and have even been using multiple masks in one night. Our skin has never felt better and we’ve noticed a huge improvement in the texture of our skin to the decrease of fine lines and redness. Pampering your...

5 Awesome Ways to Use Castor Oil

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5 Awesome Ways to Use Castor OilJamaican Black Castor Oil Mongongo Exotic Oil with Scent of Cotton Tee, you think that sounds like a mouth full? Just wait until you hear about the many uses of this product!  We’ve recently been using the Jamaican Black Castor Oil, which is exclusively available at select Walgreens and have been loving it! Here are some of our favorite way to use the oil! 1. Face- Winter is definitely the time of year when our skin is more on the dry side, so on the days our skin needs a little extra love, we like to use a few drops of the oil and gently...