My Summer Skincare Routine

If you were checking the Portland weather this weekend you will know we had lots of sunshine. There were sunglasses to be worn and sunscreen to be slathered on shoulders. After an exceptionally long winter, it seems like sun is finally in season.

summer beauty routine

With sun comes a change in skin, as we are producing more oil and the UV rays are harsh and unforgiving. That’s why I’ve revamped my skincare to take care of this quick change in seasons to make sure I still have a healthy glow while making sure to keep my skin free of oils.
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The 16 Beauty Products I Buy Over and Over Again

While I love trying out new products and using about every sample the store gives away, there are some tried and true products that will always be in my routine.

Today I’ve compiled a list of the products that have been staples in my beauty routine for years now. Some of them are more recent than others, but every single one is something that I think is necessary for me to look (and feel) my best. These products have gotten me through the rough times (Hello, finals week with my period) and have made sure I’m primped in the good moments. Everything in this list is perfection, so why not share?

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Favourites Friday #34


When life gives you lemons, invite friends over and make gin fizzes.

Sometimes life is too much, or deals a bad hand, or feels like a combination of the two. After a weekend of graduation bliss and returning to the real world, I am realizing that my lemons need to start making some delicious cocktails. Life is too short to dwell on the bad, and with only two more months in Eugene I need to live it up as much as I can. And to do that it means enjoying the little things, the things that make life great. Because when you do that things don’t seem so bad.

This Favourites Friday focuses on the little things this week that made me smile or cheered me up or generally were just a plus to my week. It’s time to celebrate life for the great things, not for the fact that life is stressful and imperfect.

Who’s ready for some cheerful favourites?!

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