WHAT I GOT FOR MY BIRTHDAY

WHAT I GOT FOR MY BIRTHDAY

This was one of the first birthdays ever where I truly had NO IDEA what I wanted. Besides one pair of shoes that I had been eyeing for months, there was just nothing I felt like I needed. When someone asked me what I wanted and I gave the “oh you don’t have to get me anything” response, I actually meant it! Nonetheless, I still managed to get totally spoiled by friends and family. 💛

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MY JOURNEY WITH ADULT ACNE

MY JOURNEY WITH ADULT ACNE

I was fortunate to go through puberty with minimal acne. My skin has always been good to me and I thought I was just blessed genetically, until last January. Out of nowhere I started getting the worst cystic acne ever. It did a lot to my self-esteem, but worse than that, it was excruciatingly painful. They were so deep and tender that little things even like accidentally bumping one while reaching up to adjust my hair would have me wincing and holding back tears. Not exaggerating. I examined my diet, my sleep, my stress levels... everything you can think of. Finally, come May I went to the dermatologist and now my biggest regret is not going sooner!

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MY TRAVEL SKIN CARE ROUTINE

MY TRAVEL SKIN CARE ROUTINE

Let's face it (pun intended), being on vacation is one of the worst times to breakout. You'll be taking pictures your whole trip and running around from place to place all day, and worrying about a pimple is one of the last things you should be concerned about! Luckily with some basic planning avoiding a breakout while abroad should be easy. Just make sure you know what to pack and what to expect

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