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Top 10 Target Beauty Picks


I absolutely love makeup! In another life, I’d be a beauty guru. In my free time, I often watch makeup tutorials, scroll through Pinterest’s ‘beauty’ section, or stalk beauty bloggers… but… I suck at doing my own. If I try to do a smokey eye, it looks like I just got punched in the face. My everyday make-up routine consists of the same arsenal of products! I…

What Should You Look For in a Skin Cream


The following post is a guest post from Dr. Ruth Hillelson’s office.What Should I Look For in a Skin Cream?With so many skin creams with claims for younger looking skin and skin-repairing formulas that it is difficult to know which ones you can trust. After all, which products really work? Are the products difficult to announce still bad for your skin?Why Skin Cream Is Important…

Are You Ready for Sweater Weather?


Growing up in New Jersey, I became immune to frosty falls and white Winters. I loved bundling up in scarves and peacoats during the colder months and taking the train into the city to go Christmas shopping. Winter has always been my favorite time of the year. The temperature is finally lowering in North Carolina! This past weekend, I turned off the AC and opened the windows. As well as…

A Dog Lover’s Dream


It’s no secret I love dogs. Just call me the crazy dog lady.I’ve always dreamed of having a career where I can be surrounded by pups all day. (Doesn’t everyone?) But I’m not interested in being a vet, dog-walker, or groomer… so what?The Collective Designs is my happy medium! It combines my three favorite things: clothes, creativity, and dogs.I started sketching and…

Are Eyelash Extensions Worth it?


I’m always up for trying new things and eyelash extensions intrigued me! I work in television and the idea of having beautiful lashes without wearing falsies for shoots sounded wonderful. Perhaps… too good to be true. I live close to Amazing Lash Studio so I booked an appointment for Saturday morning. I met with my ‘lash stylist’, picked the perfect length and thickness for me, and laid still for…

3 Old Navy Dresses in 3 Styles


Old Navy is one of my favorite go-to clothing stores! Their clothes are always cute, current, and affordable. Another awesome thing is that their style is diverse that there’s something everyone will like! As a professional working woman, I can always count on Old Navy for fashionable office looks. Plus, their jeans make my butt look good ?During a Summer sale, I snatched up these three beautiful dresses…

I Tried Lula Roe So You Don’t Have To!


Some people love LulaRoe… Some people hate it… (Going as far as calling it a ‘scam’). LulaRoe seemed to pop up out of nowhere and then, took the world by storm. I got bit by the LulaRoe bug and want to share some of my favorites (and not so favorite) things about the brand. And guess what? No affiliate links, sponsorships, or gimmicks. I simply want to help my readers…

How to Exfoliate Your Skin (and Why It’s So Important)


The following post is a guest post from the talented Amy Mia, contributor at!You must have heard about exfoliating by now, and if you don’t know much about it, the whole thing sounds kind of scary. You do what? Strip away a layer of your skin? God, why? How? Do you use sandpaper? Is this just another unsafe beauty “hack” that hasn’t been properly tested…

Unboxing Influenster’s Splash Box


Mike n Ike’s Sour-licious ZoursI’ve got a major sweet tooth and was super excited to break into Mike and Ike’s Sour-licious Zours! They were SO good that I wasn’t able to put them down… I ate the whole bag in one sitting. If you love sour candy, you’ll definitely want to pick some up. With five deliciously sour flavors and an intensely…