From Summer

Summer Must Haves

It is officially summer. This year, I have been spending a lot of time outside and keeping my makeup a little more natural. Instead of contouring, I have just been using bronzer. The Physician Formula Butter Bronzer smells like the beach and gives a natural bronze and glow. Instead of a traditional primer, I have…

Japan Preview

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Happy 100th Birthday + Traveling Yoga

Although naturally, we are planners and worriers, we love the idea of adventure and spontaneity. This little trip was our first spur of the moment decision. Sunday night around midnight we decided to celebrate my birthday and our 6th wedding anniversary by leaving the following Wednesday and visiting Jackson Hole, Grand Tetons National Park, Yellowstone…

New Favorites

It is summertime! With summer comes heat and sweat. So these are a few things that are preventing my face from being a shiny disaster and my hair from being a frizzy mess. The first thing: foundation. I have been using BB creams for what seems like a million years now but during the summer the last thing my skin needs is more moisture so I set out to find a new foundation that didn’t feel too heavy. One problem I always have with drug store foundation is that I pick the lightest shade or the next-to-lightest shade because they look…