Favorites

5 Favorite Youtubers

Hi Lovelies!

with it being a very crazy time in my life right now preparing for my Senior Collection, doggy parenting responsibilities, getting organized and planning my mothers birthday I haven't had the most time to prep for this blog. While no excuses are acceptable I still really wanted to get a blog post out to you and keep things consistent.

I don't know about you, but when I can't sleep at night I tend to find myself on YouTube. I could literally spend hours getting lost through all the content, which is when it hit me, why not share my current top five favorite youtubers? So in absolutely no particular order here is who I am currently watching and loving.

1.) Jenna Marbles

What is there to possibly say about this girl? I first discovered Jenna Marbles about three years ago and can honestly say I have seen every single video she has posted at least twenty times. She's crazy in the absolute best sense of the word. Funny, energetic, personable and just generally a very likable person. If you love sarcasm, general craziness and silliness she will absolutely brighten your worst day, definitely check her out here.

2.) Shane Dawson

Another very popular Youtuber, Shane gets a lot of heat on the internet and I will be one of those people who sticks up for him. He's a generally good natured and caring guy, who just happens to be sarcastic and makes fun of himself a lot. He's truly funny and can see how much he cares when you watch videos from his friends or even just from when he was on tour for his book. I obviously don't know him personally but have heard his story, read his book and he has really put himself out there. He's come a long way and deserves recognition for that. Also, if you're like me and just enjoy sarcastic banter, you'll love his videos.

3.)Beautycrush

Ok, so I can't be a fashion/lifestyle blogger without having at least ONE beauty/fashion youtuber on here. I have been watching Beautycrush for SUCH a long time. She has actually been the first youtuber I watched religiously, I love her style, her hair matches mine in type and I always get ideas of what products to try and hairstyle options. I love her style, she has great make up tips. Just give her a watch if you like a somewhat rocker chic vibe. Click here to check her out.

4.) Ginsmakeup

I actually first discovered Ginsmakeup on IG, falling in love with her flawless make up looks and her gorgeous hair color changes. It took me till about last month to realize she made tutorials for her looks instead of me having to pick apart the images trying to imagine how she made the looks. I am no make-up genius, but she has made me look it! I of course find alternatives to the exact makeup she uses, but if you are looking for some inspiration or help on a makeup look check her out here!

5.) Julien Solomita

So Julien is someone I've been following for about a year now. I first admittedly checked him out because he's appeared in Jenna Marbles videos and their chemistry was amazingly fun. He makes vlogs which isn't always my cup of tea but it's interesting to get a look into whats behind the YouTube curtain. Some of my favorite videos of his is J&J kitchen because they have such great recipes dealing with vegan foods and gluten free amazingness that are so worth a try and make your mouth water, and his videos about his dog Peach who is just so adorable you'll melt. I've also found I even enjoy the videos about their PO Box opening, seeing how much they appreciate all the gifts they receive is fantastic. Check him out here!

I hope you enjoyed my quick blog about my favorite youtubers and got a closer look into what I like, what my personality craves when it comes to youtube entertainment and just know this is seriously a small clip into the mass amount of youtubers I've subscribed to. Have a safe and fun weekend Lovelies!

Would you like see more blog posts like this? Let me know who your favorite youtubers are in the comment section below!

June Favorites 2015

Good Morning Lovelies!

So it's nearly the end of June and I thought I'd take a crack at doing a Monthly Favorites post. I haven't been acquiring very many products this month but I wanted to share with you some products and items that have been my go to this month. One maybe two you will probably remember from a previous blog post, but if they stick around that must mean they are a tried and true coveted product! When you're on a budget, you can't afford the new monthly products, so you make what you have LAST and if you can treat yourself, treat yourself well with a select item or two. So here we go with my favorites, I hope you enjoy.

Marc Jacobs-Gardenia Perfume: This perfume screams perfection to me. I don't know if many of you absolutely adore gardenia's but those white beautiful flowers to me smell heavenly. This fragrance is a few years old and was a limited offer, but it could not embody the flower any more clearer. It is soft, light, fresh and absolutely feminine.

Toni&GuyPrep Leave-In ConditionerI received this leave in conditioner in a monthly subscription box a couple months ago and hadn't really thought twice about it. I have a basket FULL of products that are waiting to be tried from two years of Glossybox supscriptions that I slowly weed through as products become needed. This product is EVERYTHING. If you have frizzy curly unmanageable hair with just the slightest breeze like me this will be your product. It doesn't weigh down your hair, it does not leave your hair feeling oily or greasy and it absolutely helps you manage your hair with ease.

MOA DetanglerThis product was recommended to me a couple weeks into June and has been a favorite ever since. I happened to pick a bottle up at TJ MAXX and it is heavenly. For as long as I can remember I've had unruly tangled hair at the end of the day and especially when I wake up, A couple spritzes of this detangler and its easy, soft and simple to brush; its basically magic. 

c. Booth Mimosa Honeysuckle Body ScrubThis has an absolutely gorgeous scent. It contains luffa fruit (exfoliates the skin), mimosa bark, honeysuckle flower extract, champagne grapes, avocado oil (softens the skin and absorbs into deep tissue) and evening primrose oil (aids in skin cell restoration and contains high percentage of GLA, gamma-linoleic acid, which is a natural fatty acid that maintains healthy skin and repairs tissue damage). The texture of this scrub is really nice and fine. It feels like really small sugar particles rubbing across your skin, rather than anything gritty or harsh. It makes my skin feel really soft afterwards and one of the best parts is it doesn’t leave a residue on the bottom of my tub. One of my biggest pet peeves with any scrub or body wash is a slippery residue. Not to mention the sent lingers on your skin for HOURS after you shower.

être belle moisturizing gelI just received this aloe-vera moisturizing gel in my last ever glossybox last week and had been super excited to receive it since they announced the inclusion in an early email. You apply it twice a day with your normal skin care routine and it is the most moisturizing thing I have ever felt. It's super hydrating, smoothing and revitalizing for the skin. Your skin's elasticity is improved and even helps tighten your skin. You will feel as soft as a baby!

Too Faced Semi-Sweet PaletteThis palette has been out for a long time, I bought it just after christmas, used it for about a month and then it sat back in my palette drawer in the restroom. I recently rediscovered and fell in love with this palette, its versatile, neutral with shimmery highlights and a couple pop colors to make it a really great palette to play with. It reinvigorated my memory of why exactly it was so coveted for christmas.

Too Faced Better Than Sex MascaraI've listed this mascara before, and I think it will come up multiple times more, but I cannot find anything wrong with this mascara. It doesn't create that horrible clumpy look with your lashes, it separates and elongates making your lashes look fuller and longer without having to use fake lashes. This is going to be a staple for the foreseeable future in my makeup bag.

MAC Mineralize Skinfinish-Perfect Topping: I got this highlighter under the impression it was a new product from one of their many capsuled collections. Turns out I was very much on the bandwagon of the Soft & Gentle parade for highlighters. It creates an amazing gold undertoned highlight for a great summer glow that looks natural. I know many have moved on from this trend, but I don't mess with whats working.

MAC Lipliner-Subculture: I have yet to get my hands on the boldly bare lipliner that everyone has been coveting these past couple months, but personally I am in love with this color. It is a great nude coloring with some soft pink tones that you can wear either by itself or with a lipstick. You can through on a clear gloss and have a great pouty lip look to die for.

MAC Lipstick - Mellow Mood: This lipstick color is similar to MAC Viva V with more pink and less glitter. This gorgeous pink nude with a small hint of shimmer applies super easy and lasts a little longer than some of the other lustre lipsticks. If you're looking for a great nudish color that doesn't wash you out, you can still find some on Ebay or even get the similar Viva V that they still offer year round.

Outlander: So I thought I'd include a book/tv series I have recently fell in love with. I may be last one on the planet who has fallen in love with this series but I cannot get enough. This series follows the main character Claire Randall, a 1945 ex combat nurse who falls into an incredible journey making her live a double life. Claire is hurled back in time by forces unknown to 1743 Ireland. I am really not doing this book justice, its sultry, well written, wry, dramatic, passionate, it's really everything you could want in a book series and more. This book had my emotions in a constant tailspin and it is absolutely worth a read.

Jurassic World: So I have to say my all time favorite movie this month was Jurassic World. Growing up Jurassic Park had to have been one of my favorite movies and left me in wonder with all the special effects. With Lost World and Jurassic Park 3 I was not the happiest with the sequels. Jurassic World was the sequel that Jurassic Park absolutely deserved. The movie flowed and took you through the experience as if you were visiting the park, from packing to the plane ride to some of the amazing special effects of the attractions they held introducing you to new dinosaurs as well as a hybrid creation that will not disappoint. If you were a fan of the original movie you will be pleased with the tribute and the easter eggs left in this movie and will leave with a smile. If you have never seen Jurassic Park or any of its sequels, I still suggest seeing this movie, it's fun, will keep you on your seats and how could you pass up a chance to watch Chris Pratt?

Healthy Living Challenge Update:

Today starts week two of the #careergirlchallenge, I hope everyone who is following along with me is doing great! I know it can be challenging, I know it can be stressful especially if you're on a budget or you don't have anyone around you doing the challenge as well but I am here with you! I check my emails constantly, I check my blog here constantly, feel free to comment or email, motivation and a friend is only a click away. As promised, here's the meal plan for week two.

What were your June Favorites? What products do you recommend for summer? Let me know in the comments below!

Spring Makeup Favorites

Sunday was the official start of my Spring Break, and in honor of my favorite time of year I'm going to be posting five days of Spring, a new post every day with the theme of Spring. Today I'm going to be doing my Spring Makeup Favorites. Around this time of year I like to stick toward a soft and neutral palette. With a dewy face, soft features and neutral eye colors really gives me a soft, feminine and natural look.

\\MAC:StrobeCreamHydratantLumineux//MAC:SkinBrighteningSerum//MAC:StudioFixNC25//

\\MAC:SelectMoistureCoverConcealorNW20//MAC:SweetSentimentMineralizeBlush//

\\HOURGLASS:AmbientLightingPowderLuminousLight//BOBBIBROWN:NudeEyePalette//

\\LASHES:KatyPerryCoolKitty//BOBBIBROWN:Long-WearEyePencilSmoke//

\\TOOFACED:BetterThanSexMascara//TARTE:ComplexionBrighteningLipstickMedium-to-Tan//

\\JUICYCOUTURE:VivaLaJuicyLaFluerPerfume//