Every Product I Use in My Anti-Acne Skincare Routine

My skin is the best it’s been in months. I don’t have a single active breakout on my face (though I’ve got about a dozen marks from healing spots). This is coming after a 3 month period of lots of travel, little sleep, and more acne than I’ve had in my life. I’ve played around a lot with anti-acne products the past few months, and am thrilled by the results. My anti-acne skincare routine was a work in progress but I’ve finally narrowed down some of the best acne-clearing, radiance boosting products. My personal skincare routine requires a bit of a…

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The Habit You Should Break to Be a Better Blogger

I’ve been a blogger for over three years and I’ve seen the industry shift and transform over and over again. Blogging is the best thing I’ve ever stumbled into, and I’ve had the incredible opportunity to help so many other bloggers during their journeys, too. In the last three years I’ve seen bloggers stumble into the same traps over and over again, and there is one that stands out more than anything else: Worrying too much with what everyone else is doing. With the exception of writing this post, I have one main philosophy when it comes to blogging: stay in…

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Building a Wardrobe: Starting With the Basics

I’ve been talking a lot about sustainability lately, and I’ve noticed in my life that I create the most waste through fashion. I’m guilty of shopping out of boredom, and as a blogger I feel like I always need to have shiny new outfits to show off. Trying to balance my interest in fashion with my need to feel like I’m saving the world has been weighing heavy on me, and I recently wrote guidelines for myself on how to shop more sustainably. (I’ll share those further down in the post!) I also did a full wardrobe audit when I moved…

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The Blogger’s Guide to Working With Brands in 2019

Established bloggers make it look easy. They are bouncing emails back and forth with 10 different companies who are dying to work with them all while sipping an #InstaWorthy matcha latte and admiring their perfect gel manicure. A lot of bloggers are lost, though, when it comes to working with brands. They see other people doing paid collabs with brands that they could only dream of, but figuring out how to land those collaborations, how much to charge, and how to build a positive relationship with brands is where things get tricky. Luckily for you, I’ve been doing brand collaborations…

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Nine Books You Should Read in 2019

I’ve been a bookworm for as long as I can remember. Growing up I cherished nothing more than my collection of Nancy Drew books, and spent my reccesses sitting on a swing flipping through books. As I’ve grown older, I haven’t been able to prioritize reading the same way I was able to when I was young, but when I do find myself bitten by the book bug again, here are a few of the books I go back to, and a few recent new reads I’ve loved. This post includes affiliate links. The Gift of Fear This is one…

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