Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and it’s time to spoil your mom. She takes care of you, loves you, and she’s pretty. So get her something nice, okay?! She deserves it. I wanted to put together this Mother’s Day Gift Guide to help you if you have trouble thinking of awesome gift ideas.
Neuschwanstein, or, as it’s better known: The Sleeping Beauty Castle, is one of the most popular places to visit in Germany. This castle inspired Walt Disney’s castle in Disneyland, and its facade is truly a vision from a fairytale. I have some tips and tricks for making the most out of your trip to this magical destination, and I think I’m up to giving you my inside info. If you want more travel tips from yours truly, check them out HERE.
Spring is the perfect time to highlight natural beauty, or at least that’s what I’ve heard. I like wearing less makeup in the warmer months, and I try to embrace more of a natural glow. I’ve also really been trying to amp up my skincare, which is a losing battle when you’re a University student with little to no expendable income. Good quality products can be expensive, but investing in products that actually work is really important. The following products have become staples in my morning routine, and I’d wholeheartedly recommend them if you want a fresh faced glow!
Nude lipsticks are the little black dresses of the cosmetics world. Brown nudes, pink nudes, peachy nudes, whatever the undertone, nudes will always be in style in one form or another. As a girl with fair skin (really fair, I’m talking the lightest shade of foundation is still sometimes too dark for me) I always find it really difficult to find the perfect nude. I know I’m not the only one who looks at swatches of gorgeous nudes, buys one, and then tries it on only to find out it’s straight up coral on my skintone. Well friends, I come bearing good news: there are nudes out there for us pale girls. I’ve rounded up a few of my favourites to share with you. Swatches at the bottom of the list!
Verona is somewhere that I hadn’t planned to visit, but I’m so glad I did. My boyfriend and I were staying in Bologna, and we had already seen everything we wanted to see, but still had another day booked there. So we decided to take a day trip to Verona, which was only a short (and cheap!) train ride away. To be honest, after we arrived in Verona, I wished we’d booked our hotel there instead. It’s absolutely beautiful there. Exactly what you imagine when you think of Italy. I wanted to share some things you should do while you’re there.
It’s officially Spring in the northern hemisphere, and that usually triggers desires for beach bodies and smoothies. Personally, I’m not the girl who prescribes to the “New Year, New Me!” mantra that hits many people around January 1st, but as soon as the weather gets warmer, I’m motivated. Maybe it’s the reality of short sleeves being a necessary thing soon? Maybe it’s just the positivity that warmer weather brings. Whatever it is, I felt the need to get out of the unhealthy habits I’d fallen into over the past two months, and get some workout motivation. I wanted to share with you guys some things that work for me to get me motivated, and also give you a look at two books that really kicked my butt into gear (literally and figuratively) when it comes to fitness.
Highlighters continue to be the top trend in the beauty community, whether it be soft dewy highlights or iridescent glitters. But it can be so hard to find a colour that works for you when you’re fair skinned like me! I know I’m not the only one who’s had this problem, so I wanted to share some of my favourite highlights that I’ve found work for getting that highlighted look even on pale skin. These are the best highlighters for fair skin skin!
The Cinque Terre is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been – maybe even the most beautiful. If you’re not familiar, The Cinque Terre is a seaside region of Italy that’s comprised of five towns, each with their own charm and beautiful scenery. If you’re thinking of visiting there, here are some tips that I picked up while I was there.
So you’re a student, or a recent graduate, and you want to get some real life experience under your belt by getting an internship. Good for you! You’re in the right place. I recently did a panel at my university about how to attain a successful internship, and it really got me thinking about all the things that I did that I don’t see the majority of people doing or even trying to do. This leads me to my first tip.