Fall Faves

September 25, 2016

Living in Hawaii means summer all year round aka it is forever hot here >insert kim k crying face<  So when we finally reach September, I get pretty excited to wear colors that I associate with fall and more importantly, that my favorite drink of the season is back on menu.  The one and only PSL or pumpkin spice latte for you non-starbucks drinkers 😛  I literally have at least one a week!  I also have this crazy obsession with all things pumpkin scented but we can talk about that another day.

Recently I’ve been obsessing over anything blush and mauve/plum, and found a perfect bag in this combo from the Kate Spade outlet.  Below I did a flatlay of my bag found here (I think the color I have is only available at the outlet) + my current favorite top found here + my absolute favorite nude matte lip found here + nail polish by O.P.I. in the shade Do you take lei away? + favorite rings I wear daily from a boutique located in Hawaii.

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Blush Pink + Mauve/Plum Palette

And here’s a few of my favorite fall pieces from Rylie’s closet:

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Everything pictured (except for the moccasins) is from Old Navy and can be found on their website.  Moccs are by Minnetonka sold at Nordstrom.

Speaking of Rylie, poor baby caught roseola last weekend after our play date at the mall.  I could totally kick myself for not being my usual crazy germaphobe self that day.  Sigh.  It started off with Rylie having a fever of 102 degrees.  She had this fever on and off for 4 days and it would range from 100 degrees to as high as 103.  We took her to her doctor and was instructed to give her baby tylenol and lukewarm baths to help keep her fever from spiking very high.  Throughout the day and during the night, we kept Rylie in a thin cotton shirt and just her diaper.  She also had a big loss of appetite and was extra extra fussy and clingy.  After the 4th day, her fever immediately disappeared and I started to notice tiny red dots on her back.  After doing my own research and confirming with her doctor, I already knew she had what is called roseola.  Her face, tummy, and back are now covered in this red rash, which thankfully is not itchy because it sure does look it 😦 Her appetite has returned but she’s still a little fussy and clingy calling for tons of mama snuggles this weekend.

Here’s a picture before the rash spread to her face, of her face-timing with grandma.

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Polka-dot head wrap by @wildsunshine.threads off IG, pup pj’s from Carters

Thanks for stopping by, and hope everyone is enjoying their Sunday 🙂

xo

 

The face mask you need to try.

September 7, 2016

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Lush – Mask of Magnaminty

Throughout the years, I have tried a bunch of different face masks ranging from affordable drug store brands to some pretty pricey name brands.  I didn’t really find a mask that I favored or lived up to it’s description until I discovered the Mask of Magnaminty by Lush.  I’m always on the search for natural products that are gentle yet effective for my sensitive skin and this mask is just that.

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Self-preserving

The Mask of Magnaminty is a face and body mask made with fresh ingredients and is self-preserving, therefore, you don’t need to store it in the refrigerator.  Ingredients include China clay and peppermint oil, which helps to pull dirt and debris deep from your pores, ground aduki beans for exfoliation, and marigold oil and honey to help heal and soothe your skin.  I love the cool and tingly feeling this mask gives while wearing it, and the refreshed feeling my face feels once I wash it off.

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I could totally be the witch from Wicked, lol 😀

On each container of this product, there will be a sticker with information stating who made the batch, on what date they made it, and when to use it by.  It lasts for 4 months and can be used weekly, however, I usually only use it when my skin is giving me problems or if my skin needs a refresher.  Since I don’t use it weekly, I purchase the 4.4 oz which goes for $13.95 on their website and lasts me until the best by date.

If your skin is in need of some lovin’ and you haven’t tried this mask yet, I totally recommend it.  I would love to know what some of your favorite Lush products are 🙂

xo