Easter Bunny Manicure with Jen Tsourvakas, Celebrity Nail Artist
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Easter Bunny Manicure with Jen Tsourvakas, Celebrity Nail Artist

I hope y’all aren’t tired of my @jen_of_all_trades manicure updates because I love posting them! Even though this isn’t the usual post (where I show you how to DIY something!) it still lends to creativity and inspiration! What better way to get inspired than to look at creative nail art, right?! I always get great ideas for all kinds of projects after browsing unique, brightly hue-ed manicure designs on Pinterest, and I’m sure I’m not the only girl who does this! For April I knew I wanted something Easter themed with my monthly manicure, and after creating this year’s bunny-centric…

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Vii Code Beauty O2M Oxygen Eye Mask Review
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Vii Code Beauty O2M Oxygen Eye Mask Review

A few weeks ago, Elle, from Vii Code Beauty, e-mailed me to ask If I’d like to test out their 8-hour oxygen eye mask and write about my experience. After reading some reviews and doing some research on the product I said yes! (who can say no to free beauty products?!) If you’re like me, scheduling any “self care” beyond brushing one’s teeth is increasingly difficult as priorities and obligations pile on, even on the weekends! Enter the Vii Code Beauty O2M Eye Oxygen Mask to pamper you without taking up any precious time in the process!

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Winter Beauty Must Haves
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Winter Beauty Must Haves

I have to treat my skin and hair with a little extra TLC in the Winter months because of the dry, cold air. Today I’m dishing on my Winter Beauty musts and discussing why each one is in my routine. Please know that I am in no way qualified to prescribe any sort of treatments or supplements, so if you’re thinking about switching up your skin or hair care routine, please consult with your physician before trying anything new or unfamiliar! Vitamins: Everyone has different vitamin and supplement needs and I take extra care to stick to taking my particular blend…

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German Drugstore Products I Can’t Live Without & a Giveaway!
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German Drugstore Products I Can’t Live Without & a Giveaway!

When I moved to Germany in April 2011 the nearest Sephora was in Prague, Czech Republic. Needless to say, a 2.5 hour drive and an obscene fight for parking is too much to ask me to pay for the ‘good’ stuff. This was also back before Sephora would ship perfumes or pressurized anything to an APO address… ahhh how times have changed for those of you moving here now and in the future! Anyway I had to resort to exploring DM, Douglas and Muller (all shops within a 3 minute walk from my apartment) to find new beauty products. Now, 4…

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Triple Threat :: An Easy DIY Detox for Fall
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Triple Threat :: An Easy DIY Detox for Fall

image via I’ve noticed lately that my beauty, health and fitness posts get more views and shares than any other type (even though this is primarily a craftsy DIY blog!) so I decided to write another one!This time I’m sharing 3 of my favourite detox secrets to re-fresh and rejuvenate before the cold weather sends us all into the blues! I’ve been doing these 3 things pretty much all Summer and it has really helped improve my mood, maintain (and lose!) weight, clear my skin and rev up my energy levels, as well as other health benefits I will share…

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