Hair Breakage

Hey there!

Today I wanted to touch base on hair breakage. If you have been following my Insta-stories you know this is something I have been struggling with. Being blonde and having curly hair that requires heat styling has caught up to me and I have really been noticing fried ends and breakage around my face and on my hair line. I have switched a couple of things up in my hair care routine so I thought I would share with you all in case you are having similar issues! I will link everything that I can but some things I am using you have to buy from a salon/hair stylist. After chatting with my hair stylist and going over what products I was using we realized that I was using all products that would protect my color but not enough moisturizing products. The first thing I added into my routine is the L’Oreal ABSOLUT REPAIR LIPIDIUM hair mask. It. Is. Amazing. SO moisturizing and has helped my hair so much. I use this once or twice a week. This product is one you have to get at a salon so I linked the website above so you can search for a salon near you. The second thing I added in was the Unite 7 seconds hair detangler. I spray this on my wet hair before brushing it and it seals the cuticle and protects from heat and UV and smells amazing. Another tip from my hair stylist was to really oil up my hair with a nice hair oil the night before I plan to wash my hair. I put two pumps of this oil from root to end then pull my hair up in a scrunchie to sleep in then wash it in the morning. This has also really helped put moisture back into my hair. Those are the product changes I’ve made. I had a good routine before making these changes, I was just lacking some more moisturizing products. I will link everything else I use below.

Lets talk hair tools. Before I made all of these changes I was using my CHI hair straightener from 2009 and that was NOT doing my hair any favors lol. It was completely frying my hair. I made the switch and I got a Usmooth hair straightener. The exact one I got is linked here. I keep this below 340 degrees when straightening my hair. I also turned down the heat on both my curling iron and my blow dryer.

Those are all of the changes I have made so far and I have seen large improvements in my hair in the last month. I also cut off my hair to start fresh with no dead ends. I will link everything I can below and I hope this was helpful!

Xoxo,

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Drug Store Beauty Favorites

Hey!

Sharing some of my recent drug store beauty finds from Walmart today! Walmart is a great place to order drug store beauty items online. Ill link the page here so you can browse to see everything they have! My favorites are linked below, just click each item to shop. Head to my Instagram if you want to see some of these products in action!

This post has been in collaboration with Wal-Mart but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting brands that support me!

Xoxo,

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My Nordstrom Sale Picks

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Excited to share my Nordstrom Sale picks with you all today. Today you can shop the sale if you are a Nordstrom card holder of any kind. I am shopping today too! (I am not any special member at Nordstrom, If I was Ross would not be happy lol). I was really selective on what I purchased this year. Ill show you what I tried on in my store, what I purchased and and what I saw online that looks promising. Shoes, accessories and beauty were my favorite categories. I am not in the mood for sweaters yet, so I passed on a lot of those types of items. I tried to also only grab things I could wear to work because I find myself getting most out of those types of items! Here are some pictures of what I got and liked.

SHOES

I took these home in the gray/white color. Very comfortable for work. I got my true size.

I took these home in the gray/white color. Very comfortable for work. I got my true size.

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MY FAVORITE PURCHASE. I only allowed myself one pair of booties and these were my choice. You can wear with black or brown and they are a fun print for fall. I got my true size!

MY FAVORITE PURCHASE. I only allowed myself one pair of booties and these were my choice. You can wear with black or brown and they are a fun print for fall. I got my true size!

They also come in this neutral brown color. Loved both options but I didn’t need another pair of brown booties.

They also come in this neutral brown color. Loved both options but I didn’t need another pair of brown booties.

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I have these shoes in tan and I’m excited that they are included in the sale in white and black! I didn’t purchase these because I already have them lol but I’ll insert a picture below of me wearing the tan color.

I have these shoes in tan and I’m excited that they are included in the sale in white and black! I didn’t purchase these because I already have them lol but I’ll insert a picture below of me wearing the tan color.

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I thought these were adorable.

I thought these were adorable.

I bought addias tennis shoes from the sale last year and I wear them so much. By far my favorite purchase. These were super light weight and comfortable. I did not purchase them because i have tennis shoes already #makingsmarterchoices, BUT if you are in the market I liked these.

I bought addias tennis shoes from the sale last year and I wear them so much. By far my favorite purchase. These were super light weight and comfortable. I did not purchase them because i have tennis shoes already #makingsmarterchoices, BUT if you are in the market I liked these.

I didn’t grab the tall boots from the sale last year because they sold out before I could and all fall I wished i had some. So this year I grabbed this pair! The heel is low so I can wear these to work. Love them.

I didn’t grab the tall boots from the sale last year because they sold out before I could and all fall I wished i had some. So this year I grabbed this pair! The heel is low so I can wear these to work. Love them.

Last pair of shoes I purchased were these leopard madewell flats. Very comfortable. Perfect work. A lot of mules I’ve tried I have a hard time keeping them on my feet. These stay on. And I can wear them now to work.

Last pair of shoes I purchased were these leopard madewell flats. Very comfortable. Perfect work. A lot of mules I’ve tried I have a hard time keeping them on my feet. These stay on. And I can wear them now to work.

Another neutral bootie option. I did not purchase these because I did not need them. But I did like them if you need a tan bootie. These are a little cheaper than the ones I posted above.

Another neutral bootie option. I did not purchase these because I did not need them. But I did like them if you need a tan bootie. These are a little cheaper than the ones I posted above.

Shoes linked below:

I like these long line cardigans for work. I liked them last year during the sale too. I didn’t purchase them yet. But I did like them.

I like these long line cardigans for work. I liked them last year during the sale too. I didn’t purchase them yet. But I did like them.

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Same cardigan in black. I liked these jeans too. But I don’t need any jeans right now. If you do ill link all the jeans I tried on below!

Same cardigan in black. I liked these jeans too. But I don’t need any jeans right now. If you do ill link all the jeans I tried on below!

I actually loved this cardigan. very soft. the cheapest leopard cardi of the sale

I actually loved this cardigan. very soft. the cheapest leopard cardi of the sale

LOVED this cardigan/blazer. Its shaped like a blazer but its the material of a cardigan. It came home with me and I might grab it in another color too.

LOVED this cardigan/blazer. Its shaped like a blazer but its the material of a cardigan. It came home with me and I might grab it in another color too.

Favorite outfit. I purchased these shoes and this hat! I love hats and I didn’t own a black one so I snagged this one. I loved this leather jacket but I already own one so I didn’t buy it. These jeans are super affordable too.

Favorite outfit. I purchased these shoes and this hat! I love hats and I didn’t own a black one so I snagged this one. I loved this leather jacket but I already own one so I didn’t buy it. These jeans are super affordable too.

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I LOVED this jacket. It was fuzzy on the inside and so cozy.

I LOVED this jacket. It was fuzzy on the inside and so cozy.

Very soft and light weight. Would be cute with the spanx leather leggings.

Very soft and light weight. Would be cute with the spanx leather leggings.

Loved this jacket. Still might purchase. Wearing a size small.

Loved this jacket. Still might purchase. Wearing a size small.

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I purchased this blanket at the sale 3 years ago. Very affordable and soft!

I purchased this blanket at the sale 3 years ago. Very affordable and soft!

I loved this chunky knit blanket! These are normally really expensive so this is actually a good deal.

I loved this chunky knit blanket! These are normally really expensive so this is actually a good deal.

All of my favorite candles on sale. Ill link some of my favorites below.

All of my favorite candles on sale. Ill link some of my favorites below.

THESE TOWELS. Multiple of you that have worked at Nordstrom raved about these towels and how they are underrated during the sale. I felt these for myself and they are awesome. I’m going to order a couple because our current towels need replaced.

THESE TOWELS. Multiple of you that have worked at Nordstrom raved about these towels and how they are underrated during the sale. I felt these for myself and they are awesome. I’m going to order a couple because our current towels need replaced.

Loved this duffel bag and I still might purchase it. I need a weekender type bag so I can get rid of my Vera Bradley bag from high school lol.

Loved this duffel bag and I still might purchase it. I need a weekender type bag so I can get rid of my Vera Bradley bag from high school lol.

Really want this for work. It would be so cute for fall. I just haven’t let myself pull the trigger yet. But the sale on these is awesome.

Really want this for work. It would be so cute for fall. I just haven’t let myself pull the trigger yet. But the sale on these is awesome.

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Loved this rose candle set. I thought it was a great deal.

Loved this rose candle set. I thought it was a great deal.

I purchased this lip kit. It comes with a lip liner, lip stick and a lip gloss. I got the nude color.

I purchased this lip kit. It comes with a lip liner, lip stick and a lip gloss. I got the nude color.

I own this already so I didn’t purchase it but if you don’t own this set its awesome. A great everyday color.

I own this already so I didn’t purchase it but if you don’t own this set its awesome. A great everyday color.

4 lip glosses for $45.

4 lip glosses for $45.

Loved this set. I have so many face pallets so I didn’t buy this but if you are on the market this is a good option.

Loved this set. I have so many face pallets so I didn’t buy this but if you are on the market this is a good option.

Another great face pallet option. I swatched this and its gorgeous.

Another great face pallet option. I swatched this and its gorgeous.

Another gorgeous set for only $35.

Another gorgeous set for only $35.

This mirror was really cool. A Nordstrom associate was telling me how great of a deal this was. I already have a make up mirror but if you were looking to invest in one this one was cool

This mirror was really cool. A Nordstrom associate was telling me how great of a deal this was. I already have a make up mirror but if you were looking to invest in one this one was cool

My curling Iron is on sale. Love this curling iron. Really smooth on the hair and I love that there are 5 heat settings.

My curling Iron is on sale. Love this curling iron. Really smooth on the hair and I love that there are 5 heat settings.

My blow dryer is on sale too. Also has 5 heat settings.

My blow dryer is on sale too. Also has 5 heat settings.

Lots of good perfume sales. Jo Malone is one of my favorites.

Lots of good perfume sales. Jo Malone is one of my favorites.

Another great set.

Another great set.

LOVE this glow set. Really pretty and worth the price.

LOVE this glow set. Really pretty and worth the price.

I own this scalp and body scrub and I really love it. Getting the oil and the scrub for this price is amazing.

I own this scalp and body scrub and I really love it. Getting the oil and the scrub for this price is amazing.

I purchased this. I have really been wanting to try the Midnight Recovery oil so I felt like this was a good set to grab to try these products.

I purchased this. I have really been wanting to try the Midnight Recovery oil so I felt like this was a good set to grab to try these products.

Last thing that I purchased. This spray set. You get the full size texturizing spray (smells amazing) and the dry shampoo for basically the price of one of these items.

Last thing that I purchased. This spray set. You get the full size texturizing spray (smells amazing) and the dry shampoo for basically the price of one of these items.

Shop my Beauty finds here:

BAREFOOT DREAMS LINKED HERE. These are always at the top of my list.

PERRICONE MD NO MAKE UP MAKE UP

Hey Friends!

Today I am sharing some new products from the Perricone MD line. You can find all of these products at Ulta Beauty! Perricone MD is a “no make up” make up line. It has good for your skin ingredients and was created to enhance your skin but not look like you are wearing make up. A super natural look which I LOVE! You all know how skincare focused I am so this brand is right up my alley. A couple of products that I am loving include the No Make Up Blush, and the No Make Up Mascara!

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The No Make Up Blush is a coral/pink color and a little goes a long way. I brush it on my cheeks with the applicator and use a brush it blend it into my skin! It stays well and gives a nice flush to the cheeks.

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The mascara is a 2 in 1 treatment for your lashes and mascara combo! It helps to nourish your lashes as well as add volume and thickness. I really like how it separates my lashes and is not clumpy at all.

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Other Perricone MD products on my list to try include the No Make Up Bronzer, the No Make Up Serum Foundation with SPF, and the No Make Up Lipstick. All of them not only look beautiful but have great benefits for your skin, lips, and eye lashes!

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You can get $15 Off any $60 Perricone MD purchase with code RSPERRICONE6 at checkout!

This post has been in collaboration with Ulta and Perricone MD but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting me!

Xoxo,

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Glowy Summer Skin

Hey friends!

Sharing some affordable product picks with you all that will help you achieve bronze glowing summer skin! I love to incorporate more cream products in my summer make up routine so I linked several options below that are all at great price points. Click each item to shop.

Affordable Beauty Products with Walmart!

Hey Friends!

Today I am sharing some of my favorite make up products in collaboration with Walmart! The products I picked are some of my favorite affordable products. I love to have glowing dewy skin so you will see a lot of the skin products I chose are great for that summer glow. Face products are my favorite so I have included a lot of bronzers, blushes and highlights as well as some of my favorite affordable brushes (they are $2 and $3 you cannot beat that!). Check out all of my picks below and just click on each item to shop.

This post has been in collaboration with Walmart but all thoughts and opinions are my own!

Xoxo,

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Colleen Rothschild SALE!

HI all!

Sharing an awesome sale with you today. Colleen Rothschild is having 25% off everything. See the details below.

5/14 - 5/20: Friends & Family Sale 
Receive 25% OFF Site-Wide with CODE: FAMILY25 

I am linking some of my favorite Colleen Rothschild products here. The Hydrating face mask is amazing if you have dry skin and it does not break me out. The candle I linked below is the perfect bathroom scent. Smells amazing. The body care set is probably my favorite out of everything. The honey vanilla scent is amazing. The body wash is super hydrating, the scrub is great because its not in a squeeze bottle vs a tub which is so convenient and the body butter is super hydrating. I also love the hair care set. It makes my hair super soft. I love the fact that the hair serum is actually the consistency of a serum and not runny like an oil. My hair absorbs it really well.

Favorite Summer Lip Combos

Hello!

Sharing some of my favorite summer lip combos. Sharing everyday colors as well as pops of color!

First up is my go to color. I use the Charlotte Tilbury lip liner in the shade pillow talk, with the pillow talk lip stick over it with the buxom gloss in the shade creamsicle over it. The best combo! Another CT lip stick i love is the shade Liv It Up. Its more of a brighter pink.

Wearing that combo here!

Wearing that combo here!

Another color I love is the Buxom gloss in the shade Hot Toddy. Its a little bit more nude. Ill wear that same lip liner with the Hot Toddy gloss over it and that’s it!

Wearing that lip liner and the Hot Toddy gloss here!

Wearing that lip liner and the Hot Toddy gloss here!

Here are some swatches of the Buxom glosses. From top to bottom: White Russian, Creamsicle, Hot toddy, Sangria.

Here are some swatches of the Buxom glosses. From top to bottom: White Russian, Creamsicle, Hot toddy, Sangria.

I also love a pop of color for Summer. This red works during the summer and I also love it during the holidays. I normally don’t like matte formulas but I like this one. The shade is “clique”.

Wearing “Clique” here!

Wearing “Clique” here!

I have recently been wearing the Buxom Lip Stains a ton. The formula is awesome. Hydrating and has a little bit of shine but they have lasting color pay off. I love the color “Beso” for a pop of color and I love the color “Frenchie” for a lighter everyday color.

Wearing the color Beso here with my friend Morgan!

Wearing the color Beso here with my friend Morgan!

Wearing “Frenchie” here with the Hot Toddy Gloss on top.

Wearing “Frenchie” here with the Hot Toddy Gloss on top.

Last color I wanted to mention is the Tarte Color splash lipstick in the shake “Sunkissed”. The most gorgeous peachy pink color. I don’t have any pictures of myself wearing it but I promise its worth checking out!

I hope this was helpful! I love talking makeup with you guys.

Talk soon!

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Sephora Spring Sale!

Here are my picks for the Sephora Spring sale event.

Event details:

Starts today 4/26 and goes through May 6th for Rouge members. Use code “HEYROUGE” at check out for 20% off.

All beauty insider access starts on May 2nd.

All of these items I either own are they are on my wish list! Happy shopping.

Monarch Skin - PhotoPro Laser

Hello!

If you follow me on stories you will have seen that I got a laser treatment done recently at Monarch Skin Rejuvenation! My girl Jessica performed what is called a PhotoPro Laser treatment on my face and neck. This is a full face treatment that includes a light pass with BBL laser and a light Profractional laser treatment. To read all about BBL lasers head here to read my post on them! BBL helps focus on getting rid of those brown and red spots we can get from the sun or left over acne scars. This is something I personally struggle with (dang tanning beds) so this treatment does wonders for my skin! The BBL paired with the Profractional laser did wonders for my overall skin health. The Profractional laser helps with collagen stimulation, also helps target those acne scars, smooths out fine lines and wrinkles and helps with overall skin texture. Here is some more info on the Profractional laser from Monarch’s website “The profractional laser treatment uses a fractional laser to create thousands of deep, tiny columns, or microscopic wounds in your skin without affecting the surrounding tissue. This ablative process promotes the skin’s natural healing response by replacing the damaged cells with new, healthier tissue. By triggering the body’s natural healing process, patients will benefit from the accelerated production of new, healthy skin cells as well as the production of new collagen.”

If you read my BBL post you know that BBL doesn’t have any downtime. It will make your dark spots darker and they do eventually flake off but other than that you can wear make up right away. The Profractional laser does have a small amount of down time associated. Right after the treatment my skin we very red and felt like I had a sunburn. The heat in my skin subsided after a couple of hours but I was still really visibly red. Waking up the next day the redness was almost all the way gone but I did still have some texture to my skin. I wore mineral make up starting on day 2 and around day 3 I started having some dead skin come off. Day 4 I would say my skin was 95% back to normal besides still having a couple of dry areas! If you struggle with uneven skin tone, dark spots, scaring or texture on your skin this treatment would be awesome! Monarch also does free consultations so you can go in before your treatment to make sure this is the best treatment option for your skin type.

This treatment is actually Monarch’s March special and is $375 for the full face and if you wanted to add on the neck it would be an additional $250.

You can call Monarch at 913-317-9386 to schedule your consultation! And I see Jessica :). I hope this post was helpful!

Xoxo,

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*This post has been in collaboration with Monarch Skin but all thoughts and opinions are my own.*

Revision Skincare Favorites

Hello!

Today I am sharing my favorite Revision Skincare products. Revision Skincare is a Medical Grade skincare line that is results based with high concentrations of ingredients that will actually improve and change your skin. I try tons of Skincare lines and products and you know I would never steer you in the wrong direction! I take my skincare seriously and want to make sure you are getting the best results for your money. One thing I wanted to address, when buying skincare online make sure you are purchasing from authorized retailers. Most Skincare websites will have a section that looks like this stating places that are NOT authorized to sell their products and are probably fake.

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I will link directly to the products from an authorized retailer :) You can also head to their website and search for a medical professional near you. Since revision is a Medical Grade line it is sold at Dermatology offices and Med Spa locations.

My Favorite Revision Products

  1. Papaya Enzyme Cleanser - I have used this product for 6 months now. First of all this stuff smells AMAZING. It is a liquid consistency and foams up nicely. My skin truly feels clean and bright after using this. The Papaya Fruit Extract contains Papain, an enzyme that gently exfoliates for naturally vibrant skin. It is not harsh at all but leaves your skin clear and even. I love using this in the morning. Main things this cleanser does:

    1. Gently polishes away dead surface cells

    2. Nourishes skin with Papaya Extract, rich in vitamins and minerals

    3. Cleanses without stripping the skin of its natural moisture content

  2. Hydrating Serum - This is a Hyularonic acid serum that is oil free and lightweight. I will use this in the morning or at night underneath my moisturizer if I feel that I need some extra hydration. This also helps with plumping up the skin which in turn helps with fine lines and wrinkles.

  3. Intellishade Original- This is one of my favorite SPFs to use on no make-up days. I use the Original formula in the winter when my skin is dry and I like the matte version for the summer time. If you are more oily I would use the matte version! The glow this stuff gives your skin is awesome and it helps to even out your skin tone while protecting you from the sun.

  4. The Black Mask- Currently my all time favorite mask. This mask uses Silt derived from European freshwater lakes to purify and soothe your skin. This mask is good for all skin types and helps to reduce the appearance of pores as it clears them out. Your skin truly feels so smooth after using it. If you try one thing I recommend here, try this! You can use this up to two times weekly.

  5. Revox 7 - This is a peptide rich serum for expression lines. If you have those annoying lines on your forehead, around your eyes, by your mouth etc and you do not want to or cannot get Botox this is a great alternative! I use the smallest amount of this and ONLY put it on my areas that have the fine lines. This helps to plump them up and make them less visible. I use this morning and night.

  6. Nectifirm Advanced - Okay I saved the most trans-formative product for last. This is a product for your neck and chest and it helps to diminish the fine lines and wrinkles as well as firm the skin in these areas. I have been using this product for a little over 3 weeks now and I see huge changes personally. I use this morning and night. See my before and after picture after only 3 weeks below.

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Products Mentioned

I hope this was helpful! These are products I truly love and use and see true results from. If you try any of these out please let me know what you think!

Xoxo,

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Current Favorite Skin Care Masks

Sharing my current favorite skincare masks with you today! I don’t love to keep a ton on hand at one time as they expire quickly before I can get through them. I try to finish one before I get a new one. I try to mask a couple of times a week and pick which mask I’m going to use that night based on the current state of my skin. I’ve listed below what each mask does and why I like them! Just click each photo to shop the mask if you are interested.

Xoxo,

Shelby

Winter Make up and Skincare Favorites

Sharing some of my go to products for Winter skin! I get very dry skin in the winter so I have to switch up my products I’m using to fight the flaky and dull looking skin. These make up and skincare products help to keep my skin glowing and hydrated.

Ill start off with make up. I’ve added all of my favorite products for winter. The hourglass powders and bronzers are amazing for dry skin. They are the secret to glowing skin for me. The Too Faced born this way foundation and translucent powder are my go to for my dry skin as well. See all my picks below!

Listing my skincare/ lip care products below. My lips get super dry in the winter time so exfoliating them and putting this sleeping mask or the Image lip complex on are game changers. For me its also important to keep my skin exfoliated. I use the cleanser I’ve listed below to keep my skin flake free and smooth. I’ve also included under eye patches I love, thermal spring water to spray on your face to keep the moisture in, the best hyaluronic acid and more! You can click on any photo to shop the item.

I hope this was helpful!

Xoxo,

Shelby

CYBER MONDAY SALES

Hey Friends!

I’m going to round up some of my favorite sales happening for Cyber Monday just like I did for Black Friday and i’m going to end with a gift guide at the bottom! I’m going to stick to gifts under $50. I hope this is helpful! If you find any great sales I haven't shared be sure to email me or message me :).

LOFT - 50% off everything AND free shipping- use code “CYBER” at check out - shop here

Here are some of my favorites from Loft:

ABERCROMBIE - 50% off everything and extra 15% off coats, no code required - shop here

Here are some of my picks from Abercrombie:

NORDSTROM- 60% off select pieces - shop here

Here are some of my new picks from the Nordstrom Sale

AMERICAN EAGLE - 40% off everything and free shipping and 50% off sweaters - shop here

ALO YOGA - 30% off full priced items and 70% off sale items - shop here

ANTHROPOLOGIE - 30% off everything (I would get the Capri Blue candles) - Shop here

BAUBLE BAR - 35% off everything - shop here

Bauble Bar picks linked here

TARTE COSMETICS - up to 60% off everything - shop here

NATIVE DEODORANT - 25% off everything - shop here

SIGMA BEAUTY - this is where I get all my make up brushes - 35% off everything - shop here

ERIN CONDREN - 30% off everything - get yourself the best planner for the new year! I just got mine and i’m obsessed - shop here

CHARLOTTE TILBURY- gifts sets 33-50% off - shop here

POTTERY BARN - Between 25-75% off site wide - shop here

CRATE AND BARREL- 20% off everything, some furniture 40% off and free shipping - shop here

JCREW - 50% off everything 60% off sale - shop here

Here are some of my Jcrew picks

Sephora - Up to 50% off-. shop here

GIFT GUIDE

I included things for him and her and all under $50! Happy shopping and Happy Holidays!

Black Friday Deals

Sharing all the retailers that I shop from that are having Black Friday sales as well as some of my picks. Lets do this!

Express - 50% off everything and extra deals on women’s sweaters and men’s dress shirts - Shop here

Here are some of my Express Picks

Abercrombie - 50% off everything - Shop here

Here are some of my Abercrombie picks

Nordstrom - up to 60% off select items - Shop here

Here are some of my Nordstrom picks

Loft - 50% off everything and free shipping - Shop here

Here are some of my Loft picks

Target - Random door buster sales - Shop here

Here are some of Ross and I’s picks from Target

Old Navy - 50% off everything- Shop here

Here are some of my Old Navy Picks

Sephora - $15 and under sale tab. I’ve linked that tab here

Cole Haan - 50% off 400+ styles - Shop here

Walmart- door buster sales - shop here

Here are some of our picks from Walmart

Anthropologie - 30% off everything (I would get the Capri Blue candles) - Shop here

Gap - 50% off everything - Shop here

Alo Yoga - 30% off full priced items and 70% off sale items - shop here

Aerie - 40% off everything and free shipping - shop here

American Eagle - 40% off everything and free shipping - shop here

Dicks Sporting Goods - 25% off everything - shop here

Here are some of Ross’s picks

Madewell - 25% off your purchase - shop here

Kendra Scott - 20% off all purchases, 25% off $100, 30% off $200 or more - Shop here

Ulta - door buster sales - shop the sale page here

Jcrew - 50% off everything - shop here

Here are some of my Jcrew picks

Bauble Bar - 30% off everything - shop here

Bauble Bar picks linked here

Banana Republic Outlet - 60% off everything - shop here

H&M - 30% off everything - shop here

Forever 21 - 30% off everything! - shop here

Dermstore - up to 30% off - shop here

Goodnight Macaroon - between 30-50% off depending on how much you spend - shop here

Tarte Cosmetics - 30% off everything - shop here

Pottery Barn - 25% off site wide - shop here

Native Deodorant - get $10 off $30 - shop here

Crate and Barrel - 20% off everything, some furniture 40% off and free shipping - shop here

Sigma Beauty - this is where I get all my make up brushes - 30% off everything - shop here

Charlotte Tilbury- gifts sets 33-50% off - shop here

Erin Condren - 30% off everything - get yourself the best planner for the new year! I just got mine and i’m obsessed - shop here

My BBL Treatment Experience

Hi Everyone!

This post is all things BBL! I recently got my second BBL Treatment at Monarch Plastic Surgery here in KC. I loved my results so I wanted to share a little more information on this treatment.

What is BBL and what does it treat?

BBL stands for Broad Band Light and is a laser treatment you can get for you face, chest, neck and hands. BBL treats things like age spots, sun damage, sun induced freckles, and birth marks to name a few. I got it to help reverse some sun damage and acne scaring I have developed over the years to make my skin tone more even.

How does it work?

This is a little over my head so I’m going to quote the Monarch website here:

“The unique BBL technology sends a broad spectrum of therapeutic light into the skin. During treatment, the target tissue responds to the heat energy, which is absorbed without damaging the surrounding tissue.

Monarch Skin Rejuvenation Center uses BBL therapy from Forever Young BBL, the only device that has been shown to change the expression of genes associated with visible signs of aging. With regular Forever Young BBL treatments, patients' skin looks clearer, smoother, and much younger.”

You can check out the full page on BBL on Monarchs Website here.

What to expect

The treatment itself doesn’t take long at all. I would say mine took about 20 minutes each time. I will warn you… it does hurt a little. It feels like a rubber band lightly snapping on your face. Certain areas hurt worse than others but overall its a very short lived pain and nothing terrible but did make my eyes water a couple of times and I’m pretty sure you can ask for numbing cream if you are nervous about it. Right after my skin felt fine but was red both times. It calmed down after about an hour. Over the next 7-10 days your dark spots you were treating will get darker and come to the surface of your skin. This process is called peppering. These spots will eventually form a scab like texture and they will flake off and then your dark spots are gone or either dramatically faded! This process is honestly really cool. You can put make up on over them and no one really noticed the darker spots and flaking except for me. There is no downtime with this treatment which is amazing. I have a full time job so I don’t have time for treatments that have a long recovery process. Depending on how severe your dark spots or issues you are wanting to get treated are will depend on how many sessions you need to see the results you are wanting. I saw amazing results after one treatment! But I have a few areas I wanted treated an extra time. This is something you could get done once a year to keep your skin clear, younger looking and smooth.

How much does it cost?

Monarch is having a November special that includes a chemical peel and a BBL Treatment for $315. A full face BBL normally on its own is $350 for a treatment at Monarch.

*To book with Monarch you can call 913-317-9386*

I hope that was helpful! Head to my Instagram to see videos and photos of my skin post treatment! I have a BBL highlight saved to my profile.

Xoxo,

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Keratin Hair Treatment Experience

Hi Friends and welcome back!

I recently got a Keratin hair treatment at the Glossary Salon. I wanted to share this treatment and experience with you because I feel like this could help a lot of people. Keratin treatments help to smooth frizz and leave your hair sleek and beautiful. I have very curly, frizzy hair naturally so my hair dresser Leah suggested this treatment to help me better manage and control my frizz. I will take you through step by step so you know what to expect when getting a Keratin treatment at the Glossary.

What to expect

step 1- clarify the hair. They will wash your hair and make sure its super clean.

step 2- apply the product in small sections. They used a small brush and comb and combed the product through my wet hair.

step 3- blow dry the product into your hair

step 4 - flat iron the product into hair in small sections

step 5 - rewash and blow out

Then you are done! And you walk out with super smooth sleek beautiful hair. Glossary Salons Keratin treatment is different because you do not have to wait 48 hours to get your hair wet again like most Keratin treatments. You leave with the finished product and you have easy frizz free, easy to maintain hair. Your hair will stay smooth and sleek from this treatment for 4-6 months after the application. I will continue to get this treatment at least twice a year. It is so much easier to blow dry and style my hair.

Time:

allow 2-3 hours for this treatment. The time will vary depending on the length and thickness of your hair.

Cost:

$275 at the Glossary Salon

If you want to try out a Keratin Treatment at the Glossary you can mention my name and you will get a free shampoo and conditioner. What a great time to treat yourself to smooth, frizz free hair for the Holidays :). I hope this was helpful!

*Book your appointment by calling the Glossary at 913.725.8520*

Or book online using this link

https://na01.envisiongo.com/a/theglossarysalon/OnlineBooking.aspx

Xoxo,

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Clarifying process

Clarifying process

the solution and brush they use

the solution and brush they use

they section off the hair to make sure the solution coats all of the hair

they section off the hair to make sure the solution coats all of the hair

Very Thankful for Leah and her team!

Very Thankful for Leah and her team!

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Gift Guide for Her

Hi Friends!

I wanted to share some goodies that I love and would make a great gift for a friend, mom, grandmother, aunt, sister, whoever! And I included some things that I have on my wish list! I will do a gift guide for him next. If you think of any other types of gift guides you would like to see from me please let me know!

Xoxo,

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Sephora Holiday Sale

The Sephora Holiday sale is here! Listing the important dates below and my picks for the sale! Its a great time to start picking up Holiday gifts and to stock up on your favorites. Hope you enjoy and let me know what you are picking up!

ROUGE BONUS WEEKEND: 11/2-11/5 20% off purchase with code: ROUGEBONUS

VIB ACCESS : 11/9-11/12 20% off purchase with code: VIBBONUS

ALL BEAUTY INSIDER ACCESS: 11/16-11/19 15% off purchase with code: BIBONUS

Xoxo,

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The Best Natural Deodorant

Hi Friends!

If you have been following me for a little bit you know how much I love and support Native Deodorant. Two big reasons I love it: 1. It’s free of all the chemicals that we don’t necessarily want in our bodies and 2. It works! I have tried several other natural deodorants that still left me smelly, so when I found one that actually worked I have stuck to it and never looked back! My husband actually uses Native too and he loves it. His whole life he has had issues with normal deodorant irritating his sensitive skin. I recently switched him over to Native and he has had zero issues since switching and the health of his skin has significantly improved (this is 100% a real story I promise lol). If you are new to Native my number 1 recommendation would be to start off with the Coconut Vanilla scent! It is my favorite. If you have more sensitive skin I would try the coconut vanilla sensitive formula. Something I recently picked up is their seasonal fall sample pack! You get 3 sticks in the sample pack and end up actually saving about 17%. The fall sample pack includes Lilac & White Tea, Orange & Honeysuckle, and Lemon Zest & Pomegranate. They smell so good. There is also a Pumpkin Spice Latte scent I’ve had my eye on. These deodorants are free of aluminum, parabens, and sulfates and they also never test on animals!

If you want to test out this deodorant for yourself you can use the code “shelby10” at check out and get 10% off of your order! They also always offer free shipping.

This post was in collaboration with Native, but all thoughts and opinions are my own.

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Xoxo,

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