My Top 3 Books of 2019 That You Need to Read

Making this list made me realize I love a book that gets real, but has a sense of humor about it. One that tackles serious subjects with authenticity and personality. Imperfect and brilliant at the same time. Here’s 3 books I read this year that I’d highly recommend for yourself or to gift.

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Why Cruelty-Free Products Not Only Benefit Our Beloved Animals

Today we have an awesome collaboration guest post all about Cruelty Free beauty products! If you want to read more about cruelty free makeup and beauty products be sure to check out my post on Makeup Made in the USA which lists if the lines are cruelty free or not. Enjoy!

The beauty industry has risen to be one of the biggest commercial industries. However, there are still some cosmetics companies that do animal testing. While Korean beauty companies like Missha take pride in their company ethics, practices and values, there are still a lot of globally-available companies that pay for animal testing in China. You’d be surprised how a lot of these animal-cruel products still hit the shelf.

Animal cruelty is a serious offense but some companies still spend money on having their products tested on animals. There are a lot of reasons behind this practice, and this kind of testing has been done by top beauty brands for centuries. While some companies have stopped this kind of testing and resorted to healthier alternatives, there are still those that have stayed in the dark ages of product testing.

Here are some reasons why you should be supporting companies with cruelty-free products:

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Denise Richards’ Beauty Secrets

Denise Richards has been like a beautiful breath of fresh air on the latest season of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Her California casual vibe brings a nice balance to the group and grounds them a teeny bit closer to actual reality. Denise is an actress, a model, and a mom to 3 beautiful girls. How does Denise Richards stay looking so beautiful?

How Old is Denise Richards?

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How to Recycle Makeup

Tips and tricks to reduce, reuse, and recycle makeup!

Happy Earth Day! We all want to have a healthy thriving planet that is going to be able to sustain us for generations to come. The amount of decisions you have to make in order to be “green” or environmentally responsible can be overwhelming. The good news is that every small change you make adds up.

With beauty bloggers showing off enormous IKEA ALEX Vanities full of makeup and hair products and the inundation of ads we see everyday, it’s hard to resist buying more beauty products than we actually need. How can we do our part when it comes to makeup?

Related Post: My DIY IKEA ALEX Makeup Vanity

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Hollywood Top 5 Recommendations

I recently updated my EXTREMELY comprehensive list of recommendations in my LA Guide for Hollywood, but I figured it might be a bit overwhelming for some people. If someone asked me what are the Top 5 BEST things to do in Hollywood, this is what I’d tell them. Plus people seem to really like my Toronto Top 5 Recommendations post so why not Hollywood?!

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Lisa Rinna’s Beauty Secrets

Real Housewives of Beverly Hills season 9 premiers on 2/12/19 and I thought it was time to do a beauty secrets post on Lisa Rinna! In case you missed it I’ve done beauty secrets posts for Lisa Rinna’s Real Housewives costars Lisa Vanderpump, Kyle Richards, and Erika Jayne already.

I found these photos of her wearing the same dress in 2005 and 2018 so fascinating and great proof that what she is doing is working!!

How Old is Lisa Rinna?

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Creating New Christmas Traditions With Help From Nordstrom

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Nordstrom (omg YAY!!).  This post contains affiliate links. Read more about what that means and how it works on my Disclosure page. Thank you so much for your support!! I could never get to work with a brand as amazing as Nordstrom if it wasn’t for you all!!!

Hello friends! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And if you’re like my family then the holidays are a time to put on some soft clothes, get under cozy blankets on the couch, and watch all of the Christmas episodes of the Office together. As we get older the holiday season becomes so much more than just giving and receiving stuff. I wanted to share some ideas that will help you create awesome memories. I want you to relax, recharge, laugh, and enjoy some quality time with your family this year!

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Christmas on a Budget Easy DIY Gifts People Will Love and Cherish

I’ve been having so much fun making YouTube videos lately! When I asked on Instagram what is the hardest part about adulting the #1 answer was money honey! Bills, loans, budgets, etc! So I thought we could start with some holiday money mindset chit chat.

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How to Get Picture-Perfect Skin for your Wedding Day

From the bachelorette party to the dress, the venue to the catering, planning a wedding is enough to drive anyone mad. A bride-to-be must learn how to let go of some things, knowing she can only control so much. But there’s one domain where she has complete control and ought to take the reins sooner than later. Every bride wants to look her absolute best on her wedding day. The event itself takes a lot of planning, but your skin should be a priority. Be kind to yourself and invest in that picture-perfect skin you’ve always wanted.  

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How to Be More Attractive

So I’ve been reading through lots of Reddit posts on r/dating and r/dating_advice to look for some patterns. One that keeps popping up is guys think the only way for them to be more attractive is by working out. Or making more money. Other then that it’s all genetics and they have absolutely no control.

As a woman I’m bombarded with ads of products that will make me more attractive. Advertising tells me there’s billions of ways for me to improve my beauty. I guess men haven’t had that same message their entire lives. So here you go men (all humans really), here’s all the secrets to being more attractive.

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