Ingredient of the Week: Is Retinol Bad For You?

what is retinol

For this week’s Ingredient of the Week post I’m talking about one of the most commonly used anti-aging ingredients: retinol! If you’ve ever been to a dermatologist, watched a beauty ad on television, or been inside a skincare store, you’ve seen the word retinol on a label. Basically, it’s everywhere. But should you really be using it? What is retinol?Read More


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5 Tips to Make Baseball Spring Training Fun + $500 Target Giveaway

how to make baseball spring training fun

Striped Tee (under $25, V-neck version here) | Skinny Jeans | White Sneakers (similar for less) | Trench Coat (this year’s version) |  Tortoise Sunglasses | Lipstick in ‘Currant’

Since we just got back from a weekend of baseball at spring training, I thought it would be fitting to share a few tips on how to survive. As females, the idea of a weekend spent watching minor league players in small stadiums in Florida or Arizona might not sound appealing. So, how do you keep things fun?Read More

Best Work Tote Bags

best work tote

I got asked on Instagram for the best work tote bags. I understand the struggle! It’s always a challenge for them to fit everything you want and also be functional. So, I’ve spent the last month testing a bunch and here are my favorites!Read More

How to Save on Bridal Shower Dresses with the Ibotta App

what to wear to a bridal shower

Yellow Ruffled Dress (only $28!) | Similar Beige Mules | Similar Straw Clutch (same brand, this one sold out so fast!) | Tortoise Sunglasses | Monogram Initial Necklace | White Beaded Earrings | Mantraband Bracelets

With all the events in spring and summer, one of the most frequently asked questions I get is for bridal shower dresses! That question is quickly followed by asking for affordable options. Today’s 3 outfit ideas are both! I’m also going to share how I use the Ibotta app to save money (and not just on bridal shower dresses)!  Read More