October 31, 2016

My October Beauty Favorites (And Not So Favorite)


The colder temps set in this month. As I swapped out my wardrobe for fall/winter, I also stepped up my beauty routine. While I relied on some trusty, old favorites I was also able to introduce some new products into the mix. Here's what I loved (and not so much):

October 24, 2016

6 All-Natural Deodorants I Tried

Two tasks I'm currently struggling with are - identifying a great under eye cream and finding a vegan friendly deodorant that ACTUALLY works. I've been testing and testing (much to the delight of my coworkers I'm sure). After trying quite a few I thought I'd round up my report. Most were mixed but did spot two that were potential front runners:

October 14, 2016

My October Birchbox


This month's Birchbox was all about taking a break. "Think: masking while movie-marathoning, or using a night cream before getting a full night's rest. No matter how you love to unwind, we're bringing you rejuvenating products to make the of your you-time." Here's what I received:

October 9, 2016

Trend I'm Currently Craving: Heeled Boots

Daria Inspired Boots Fall Trend
With '90s in full swing for this fall, I've been craving some high-heeled combat looking boots or "Daria" boots. Daria really looked like she wore Dr. Martens but I wanted heeled versions but most were WAY too high.

October 5, 2016

My October Julep Maven Box


Apparently this month's Julep Maven collection was "Dark & Stormy Nights." Full disclosure: I'm a little bitter about this month's box as I didn't receive an email informing the collection was available and therefore was not able to curate my box. Instead Julep just sent me one. A bit shady in my opinion as I enjoy customizing my box and selecting add-ons. I think I got the Modern Beauty Box since I got mostly beauty products. Let's see what's inside:

October 2, 2016

TV Review: Luke Cage

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Ever since I watched Netflix's Jessica Jones, I've been anticipating the Luke Cage series. Mike Colter (aka Luke Cage) was meant to play this role and as the cast was announced I knew it was going to be amazing. My fellow Sons of Anarchy love, Theo Rossi, would be playing Shades. Then it was released the huge influence hip hop would have I was bubbling with joy! Showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker named every episode after a Gang Starr song as well as infusing classic joints during pivotal moments such as Wu Tang's "Bring da Ruckus."
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