Why I joined Beautycounter…

…Something I never saw coming!

In April 2014, I married my husband. We were in for a tough ride, as my mother passed away from cancer at the age of 64 just three months later. She was a true caretaker – a stay-at-home mother for most of our young lives, a hospice nurse and a wellness coordinator. Prior to the wedding I had multiple bouts of severe dermatitis on my face, neck and chest.  Like we all do, I always called Mom when things went wrong. She told me time and time again… “it’s all that crap you use, just try soap & water!” But I thought I knew better and off to Sephora I went for a miracle cream… to no avail. Continue reading

Updates from LA

So a few big things are in the works here in Los Angeles and thought I’d take a moment to share before everything ramps up! Also, Halloween is right around the corner so it’s time to prepare the house and our costumes! Check out my updates below…

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RECAP: Day 2 – Day 4 at Ruby’s Makeup Academy

Hi there, friends!

Thank you all for the sweet comments and “liking” us on Facebook and Instagram (← click the links if you haven’t yet!!). We’re almost two weeks into this blogging thing and seems to be pretty OK so far 🙂

Wanted to post a little update on my last few days (photos below are from Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) at Ruby’s Makeup Academy being taught by the lovely @LipstickNick.    Continue reading