Vision Boards are an amazing way to make impossible dreams seem a little bit more tangible. There’s something to be said for bringing positive vibes into your life, and the power of positivity in general. Fill your workspace or living space with positivity! Take your dreams and put them on paper. Make them a little bit more real, a little bit more tangible. Tell yourself that this is where you want to be, and you will get there!
If you’re a makeup lover, you know that this is the hardest bag to pack: the travel makeup bag. I’m notorious for agonizing over what to bring. What if I want to wear this eyeshadow? What if we decide to go out somewhere nice and I want a shimmery lipgloss to complete the look? Total first world problems, I know. Well, today I’m packing for a three week trip to Europe, and let me tell you: picking my makeup items was ridiculously hard.
This post is going to be a long one, so buckle up.
Salzburg is a great place to visit when you’re looking for a taste of old Austria. It exudes a certain charm, with its winding narrow streets and the fortress that oversees it from atop a hill. I’ve used Salzburg twice as an “inbetween town”, in my travels, breaking up the long and arduous journey from Germany to Italy. It’s a great place to spend a day or two. There’s great Austrian food to be had here, and quite a few sights to keep you busy. I have a couple tips and fun things to do while you’re there, so here we go.
So it’s over, and it was messy. It sucks, I get it. I’ve been there! Not all relationships, as good as they may have been, will end on good terms. Sometimes it just isn’t possible to remain friendly, whether it be because of the circumstances, or just your personalities. The most important thing for you to realize is that’s okay. You don’t have to be best friends with all of your exes. A bad breakup can feel like the end of your world, and believe me when I tell you: it isn’t.
One of Rome’s most prominent sites, The Colosseum is a must-see for anyone visiting the city. When I was in Rome, I stayed at a hotel so close to the Colosseum that you could see it as soon as you walked down the street. It really is a surreal sight to experience. It’s a building so deeply rooted in History that there’s very few people who don’t know what it looks like.
When I first saw the Kat Von D Pastel Goth Palette I dismissed it. The colours didn’t jump out at me, and I already own the Urban Decay Electric Palette, so I didn’t really see the need for another brightly coloured palette. It wasn’t until I watched JKissa and Shannon Harris‘ videos on the palette that I fell in love. This is why I feel the need to tell you guys about this palette. It really is an absolutely beautiful collection of colours, and the formula is good as well, considering pastels are notoriously hard to formulate.
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!