A Mom’s Day Procuring Journey: Self-Care at Ulta

Good morning, my pal. I’m elevating my cup of espresso to you in a *toast.* Right here’s to a different lovely day (it’s a sunny one right here in Marin county this morning), and to being tender and delicate with your self.

I’ve been needing TLC, so final Sunday, I took a Mom’s Day self-care journey to Ulta.

My brows and lashes have been driving me loopy, so I made a decision to restock some old fashioned favorites within the hopes they’d assist.

For my brows, I grabbed the OG of forehead fillers, Anastasia Forehead Wiz (my shade is Medium Brown) and Clear Forehead Gel.

As for mascara, I turned to an outdated pal, MAC Prolonged Play Gigablack, which I’ve been sporting on and off since 2013 (!). If you’d like curl maintain, size and separation, this mascara is nice.

I’m making an attempt to get again into the behavior of portray my nails! Proper now I’m utilizing the three-step OPI Infinite Shine system, which mixes lacquer and gel know-how. I have already got a few colours and the highest coat, so throughout this journey I purchased the bottom coat and a nude pale pink, Bubble Bathtub.

Oh, and since Connor was with me, I let her select a polish. She shut Flip It Up by Orly, a glittery magnificence!

My hair… I can’t even. It desperately wants some TLC! I’m scheduled for a reduce subsequent Tuesday, thank goodness. I simply gotta make it to subsequent week with out chopping all of it off in the midst of the evening.

To tide me over till then, I believed it is perhaps good to attempt some new issues: a claw clip by Kitsch (I’ve cherished every little thing I’ve tried from them to this point), a minty scalp conditioner by Not Your Mom’s Naturals (I’m hoping it’ll make co-wash) and a leave-in by Verb (ended up returning it as a result of the scent was too robust).

You recognize what? I’ve determined to completely embrace the truth that I’m a girl who loves fancy physique lotion. With that in thoughts, I purchased this beautiful, heavy glass jar of Physique Cream by KEYS Soulcare, which is the skincare line by Alicia Keys (yup, the singer).

It’s a shea and cocoa butter physique cream, so it’s wealthy and thick, and it’s scented with a stunning heat, natural combine that smells like sandalwood and sage to my nostril. The scent is current sufficient to note, but it surely doesn’t overwhelm my senses. I actually adore it.

Oh, and random, whereas I used to be studying the copy on the field, I seen that e.l.f. is talked about because the distributer. Neat!

Final however not least, I purchased some cotton pads and a nail polish remover. All in all, a really satisfying self-care journey.

Constructing these happiness muscle tissue, day two

For the following fourteen days, I’m noting a pair issues that I’m grateful for. If you happen to care to hitch me, please share within the feedback.

Anywho, at this time it’s sliced fruit in my water (strawberries are particularly yummy) and mechanical pencils. Each are easy pleasures which make my life so a lot better.

Your pleasant neighborhood magnificence addict,


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