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{6.20.14} Le Weekend

It has a been a busy few weeks over here in my world, but despite some ups and downs I’m still grateful. In the midst of madness I can always find a few pretty things to make me smile. I’m trying to reach my goal of 45 books this year and according to my Goodreads [...] The post {6.20.14} Le Weekend appeared first on All About The Pretty.

Perricone MD No Blush Blush

I’m a sucker for a good blush. I like them in all variations – powder, cream, stick, and liquid. I wear it almost every day. I was intrigued when I heard Dr. Nicholas Perricone was creating a makeup line. He’s known for his amazing skin care and I knew the products would be great. But, I [...] The post Perricone MD No Blush Blush appeared first on All About The Pretty.

Travel Series: How I Carry-On? with Aly Walansky

I met the fun, travel junkie, and awesome freelance writer Aly Walansky when I first started blogging. Here we are 8 years later and she is just as awesome as ever. I live for her travel and beauty stories. She’s a girl after my own travel, beauty, and food heart. Aly so graciously answered my [...]Show More Summary

bareMinerals bareSkin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 20

  Allow me to introduce bareMinerals bareSkin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 20. I admit I was never a fan of the bareMinerals mineral powders. No matter how much I tried they looked chalky, cakey, and ashy on me. It always looked like I had dusted my face in flour after applying them. [...]Show More Summary

JORD Wooden Watches

I like to think I’m simple. Pause for the laughter effect right here. My husband would beg to differ. I like what I like. I am just as happy being spontaneous and having a schedule. Over the past few years my motto has been “the art of appropriate acquisitions.” After one to many events in [...] The post JORD Wooden Watches appeared first on All About The Pretty.

Balanced Guru’s Astringent Masque

I fell in love with the Balanced Guru’s Astringent Masque the very first time I applied it. It took the second application for me to know that it’s as amazing as I thought. In April I met the daughter of the owner and it made me really like the brand even more. I could feel [...] The post Balanced Guru’s Astringent Masque appeared first on All About The Pretty.

Leonor Greyl Softening Mask for Frizzy Hair (Masque à L’Orchidée)

I can never get enough of Leonor Greyl products. They are some of the best French hair care products on the market. I seriously cannot get enough. If you are ever in Paris you must go to the institute to get your hair treated. It’s a beauty experience that you want to have in your [...]

Wellness Wednesday: Ahnu Karma Mesh Yoga Shoes

When I first started yoga I didn’t realize it would have such a huge impact in my life. I figured I would start taking classes, add it to the fitness routine, and check it off my workout list. Here I am 8 years later and it’s where did the time go? Is that Julia who [...]

RoC Skincare Academy

I hope everyone had a lovely holiday weekend. I feel rested and ready for everything that summer has to offer. Summer is the time to relax, but it’s also a much needed time to be diligent about your skincare. Summer sun can do damage to skin so it’s important to make sure you don’t leave home [...]

It’s the Weekend…Baby!

“Summer, summer, summertime! Time to sit back and unwind.” Everyone loves those words from Will Smith. You cannot have the unofficial start to summer this weekend without Summertime playing on one or multiple devices. Although summer is meant to be living easy, I’m taking it all in stride with various projects, trips, and multiple applications [...]

Travel Diary: Terranea Resort, by Destination Hotels ~ Part 1

I left San Francisco and headed to Southern California for my hotel and spa adventures with Destination Hotels. On this hotel and spa tour I was by myself. I like highway driving and needed time to reflect, relax, and get some really good sleep. I find it interesting when people ask me why I travel by [...]

LUSH Cosmetics Bubble Gum Lip Scrub

I’m all about a body scrub. I’ve been making my own since I was 16 and have been a faithful weekly user ever since. It’s always for my body, but I can take or leave a lip scrub. I would sometimes do it, but most times felt nothing. That is until I discovered LUSH Cosmetics [...]

Reading Pretty: Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore

  Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore is the perfect book to add to your summer collection. The book’s premise is about the desire and longing to belong to something appears great on the outside. In the world of social media this can be also true. If you glance at most social media posts (Instagram and Twitter), [...]

Reading Pretty: Sacred Sound: Discovering the Myth & Meaning of Mantra and Kirtan by Alanna Kaivalya

The word mantra means many things to many people. If you log on to Instagram you see tons of them every day. They are words used to motivate and inspire. In many yoga classes a particular mantra is OM. Most people don’t know what these words mean so they either embrace them or are uncomfortable with [...]

Travel Diary: Calistoga & Napa Valley, California ~ Day 2 (Francis Ford Coppola Winery & Boskos Pasta & Pizzeria)

On Day 2 of our #takeanapa tour we spent the day at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery. The winery is located about 45 minutes from Calistoga in Geyserville and was a very pretty drive  on rolling hills. We passed vineyards on both sides of the highway. It was beautiful and green. The winery is a [...]

Travel Series: How I Carry-On? with Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon

How I Carry-On? is a travel series devoted to travel style. As a traveler, I curious about peoples travel routines, what they pack, and how they live their lives always en route. My travel motto if the trip is under 10 days – carry-on only. This usually works 95% of the time. It also made me [...]

Travel Wish List: Hotel Lone – Rovinj, Croatia

I’m headed on a Mediterranean Cruise next year and I’m already plotting and planning my adventure. The cruise leaves out of Rome, but I’m considering a trip to Croatia either before or after the cruise. I still haven’t made up my mind, but Croatia has been on my list for a long time. My first [...]

URBAN DECAY Naked Ultra Nourishing Lipgloss in Freestyle

I hope everyone had a great mother’s day. I decided that this would be the last mother’s day I wasn’t with her in Louisiana. I already blocked off the dates in my calendar for next few years. If I could be half as amazing as she is then I will be proud of myself. It’s [...]

Wheels Down: Lexus RX 450h SUV

This review is definitely for the car junkies in my life. I’m normally all about everything 30,000 and above. Sometimes, I have to stay on the ground. I love highway driving. I am a woman who loves the open road. I’m still dreaming of driving cross country with an iPod full of music and This [...]

Wellness Wednesday: Yoga Journal Live! Conference ~ New York

I was still recovering from my California jaunt when the invitation to attend the Yoga Journal Live! Conference in New York came into my inbox. I could not say no. I changed some plans, bought travel tickets, and decided that the best thing would be to stay with family in Queens. Yes, it would be [...]

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