Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Product Review : e.l.f Acne Fighting Foundation

Hello ladies!

I had recently watched a video of a girl trying the e.l.f Acne Fighting Foundation and after watching that video I had to try this foundation for myself and see how well it worked for me. This foundation has Salicylic Acid, Witch Hazel, Camphor, Tea tree and Aloe. 

I have done my research and all of these ingredients are good for your acne. I will leave the benefits below.

Salicylic Acid: breaks up the bacteria
Witch Hazel: is great to fight acne but it does dry out your face (good for drying out your acne)
Camphor: an oil that revitalizes and rejuvenates your skin
Tea Tree: oil kills bacteria and is great to use even as a spot treatment
Aloe: prevents swelling and inflammation.  

So this should be a really great foundation for those pesky little spots!

Friday, March 25, 2016

Clean Out Your Closet In 5 Easy Steps

Does anyone else LOVE to get rid of clothes? You might answer with a big fat NO because we love to keep an article of clothing because "we might need that for a party, or an event one day," right?! If there is one thing to know about me it's that I love cleaning out my closet and getting rid of what I don't wear anymore! There is nothing more refreshing than throwing out the old and of course making room for the new!

Here is what my spring cleaning process looks like:

If we are heading into Spring I will only clean out my Spring/Summer clothing and leave my Winter attire for the next time, feel free to do your entire wardrobe though :)


STEP 1

I will go through all my clothes tossing onto my bed things that I know for sure aren't my style anymore. During this part, be honest with yourself, I say things to myself like: "This is not my style anymore, who am I kidding!"  

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Favorite Winter Outfits and places

I have really been loving this winter season and in Vegas it is already starting to warm up (which means it's gonna be a HOT summer and I am not looking forward to it!) With Winter disappearing I thought I would post some of my favorite outfits that I wore this Season!

Friday, March 11, 2016

The Time I Went To Israel


It was this time two years ago that I was walking the streets of Israel with my wonderful senior class and I am just now realizing that I never posted about this trip. I cannot believe it has almost been two years since I graduated! Time goes by very fast and it seems to be drastically speeding up.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Water Colors

The sweetest thing happened to me! I was just sitting at work, it was a normal day and I see my friends husband walk in with an envelope with my name beautifully written on it. I open it up and it is an amazing painting that my talented friend Emily created. I was literally so surprised, I mean how sweet is she!

A couple months ago she had painted a beautiful piece of a bison and I loved it so much and I kept seeing bison pictures everywhere. A couple days before I received this gift I reposted a Bison picture for a giveaway on my Instagram and I did not win but who cares because I receive my very own bison painting from this sweet friend.

Friday, March 4, 2016

Refined Tour 2016

It is bitter sweet being home. For one I am happy to be in my own bed, with a bathroom right next to me and my own shower but I am also sad not to have all of the amazing students that I had the privilege of leading around me 24/7! It was a great trip for sure! Leading up to the trip I was very nervous as to how these high school students would react to me being their chaperone, being that I am only 19 and only had graduated 2 years ago. As soon as we stepped foot on that bus to leave for Cali, I was in leader mode. The ability to lead these students in a fun yet responsible way came out of me so naturally and it was shocking to me. The Lord really revealed to me that He has given me the gift of leadership and I am so thankful He showed me that.

I thought going on this trip that I would have to deal with a lot of drama, sick students, and leading a band that hardly seemed ready, but I was wrong. They were amazing and caused no trouble, no one got too sick, and the band rocked it every single time!

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