Things I Love: Orange Clove Dish Soap, Face Oil, and Honest Slogans

I’ve been using a few products lately that I’ve really fallen in love with, so I thought I’d share them with you today (along with several other favorites).

Mrs. Meyers Orange Clove dish soap smells a-mazing. I won’t go so far to say that it makes doing the dishes any easier, but it does make the process (and your whole kitchen) smell like a Christmas party.  Continue reading “Things I Love: Orange Clove Dish Soap, Face Oil, and Honest Slogans”

My Basic Makeup Routine

I’ve enjoyed wearing makeup for as long as I can remember. And to a certain extent, I still do. I especially wear a completed makeup look when I go out with my husband or friends, or for special events. However, as I’ve gotten older, I’ve found that I would rather keep my makeup simple on a day-to-day basis.

My decision to go for a more natural or basic makeup routine really didn’t have a lot to do with time or effort. I still believe in presenting myself well, and always try to look “put together,” whether I’m at home all day or out and about. However, I’ve come to prefer a fresh face over a heavily made up one. I’ve never wanted to look like I was wearing makeup; I rarely used eyeliner and preferred neutral eyeshadows to bold. But I’ve simple come to not like the look of a lot of makeup. Plus, for whatever reason, my skin is currently at it’s healthiest and I want to take advantage of not “needing” a ton of makeup.  Continue reading “My Basic Makeup Routine”