Happy new year! As with most new years, resolutions are probably on the mind. If self-care is at the top of your list, read on for 10 realistic ways to do self-care in the new year. Well it’s another new year and you know what that means: Pre January 1 = Rapid goal setting, excitement about what 2019 will bring. Intentions to be the best self ever. Bring on 2019! January 1 through 20 = Doing pretty well. Went 5 straight days without sugar. Well I ate one brownie, OK, it was actually 2.5 brownies, but that's totally fine since it was Janice’s birthday at the office. January 21 = Aww man, I blew it. I’ll just start back up in February. February 1 = What resolution? If that is you, you are not alone! I am totally in the pre-new years swing! I'm completely motivated to prioritize self-care in an even bigger and better way in 2019, so I can really thrive in all areas of my life. Motherhood has filled my life with joy, but it has also made it very hard to do anything for . . .
If you exist, you probably have a woman or 2 to shop for this holiday season. Allow me to make shopping for her easy. Read on for my top picks for best gifts for women (and they are all under $60!) Holy cow - was your inbox inundated with emails for Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Despite getting tons of reminders from every company I've ever shopped with or browsed at, I tend to wait until the last minute in order to get that perfect gift. I'm watching those shipping deadlines like a hawk. Well if you are the same and you like to wait, there is still time to totally wow the special women in your life. Here are the best gifts for women - under $60! 1 - The Passion Planner $35 Now I know I'm not the only one who still prefers writing my to-dos, important dates and goals on paper rather than on my phone. And the Passion Planner is the perfect place to do it. When I got mine and first cracked it open, it felt like opening a beautiful manuscript. I think I actually hugged it! Its leather . . .
It took me a while to get on board with all this green and clean beauty stuff. I was set firmly in the camp of "My skin looks goooood, so who cares what I'm putting on it." Being a single gal in my 20s, having skin that would get the attention of a construction worker as I walked down the street was a top priority, so I ended up going hard-core and got myself on a subscription of products containing benzoyl peroxide, which would eradicate any acne that decided it wanted to show up on my face. Like killing a housefly by setting a fire. And it was amazing. I looked terrific. No more acne. I could put on my tube top, flare jeans and plastic hoop earrings (you can guess which decade I was in my 20s), and know I'd given myself the best chance to meet some guys because my skin was acne free. This lasted for a while; for years I used the same regimen with great results. I used it twice a day, every day and never traveled without it. Little did I know this would only be the start of the . . .
Beauty trends are all over the place nowadays and some may be a bit questionable, so you may be shaking your head and saying, "Now they want me to pay for water to wash my face?!" Well this isn't just any ole water. Micellar water may be the newest tool in your beauty toolkit but it really isn't all that new. It originated in France when tap water was harsh and women wanted another cleansing option. Micellar water is made up of droplets of oil (micelles) suspended in water. It looks like water, has the consistency of water but when it's applied to the face it is so much more than water. How Does Micellar Water Work? The oil molecules in micellar water are attracted to dirt and makeup. When you swipe a cotton pad across your face, the micelles pull out impurities like a magnet. People love micellar water for its ability to clean dirt and makeup quickly without needing to rinse and without leaving residue. This product can cleanse, tone and moisturize all in one. It . . .
What is it? EVER's OVERNIGHT FACIAL OIL is a breakthrough retinol oil that smooths, tightens and brightens the appearance of your skin. It's like EVER took all the earth's most amazing ingredients and popped it into one bottle, and then made it smell like roses. And the results are dramatic, seriously. Why you need it Retinol is clinically proven to firm and even skin tone, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and help decrease the appearance of pores. It makes you look radiant! Dermatologists and clean beauty people BOTH agree this ingredient is a heavy-hitter for beautiful skin. It's one of the most significant ways to change the appearance of your skin. Power ingredients Retinol. And a slew of luxurious omega-3 oils: sesame oil, jojoba oil, sea buckthorn oil, macadamia oil. Also, anti-inflammatory magnolia bark extract. There are three diffferent types of rose oils, which take this product up twenty notches. It. is. a. treat. What makes it different? Retinol typically . . .