Holiday 2017: Best Under $50 Beauty Gift Sets

This post is sponsored by Grande Cosmetics and brought to you through ShopShare Network. As always, all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help us bring you great content! The holiday season is starting to kick into high gear and we are so excited to bring you our first gift guide of the season: Best Under $50 Beauty Gift Sets! Beauty-related gifts are always extremely popular around the holidays, particularly…
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The Ultimate Guide to Perfecting your No Makeup Look

    Feeling Confident in my Own Skin If you’ve been a reader of W&R for long, you’ve probably noticed that I don’t typically wear a ton of makeup. I’ve always loved the boost of confidence a made up face provides, but hate the feeling of piling on a ton of products. However, as I’ve gotten older, leaving the house without any makeup, no longer feels like a viable option. But what if you could blur…
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8 Tried and True Summer Beauty Hacks

Thank you Dove for sponsoring this post. Dove Invisible Dry Spray Antiperspirant goes on invisible, leaving no white marks on 100 colors of clothing. The Dog Days of Summer With August comes the heat. And the humidity. One minute you’re sitting in your freezing cold office, and the next your sweating your face off outside. Its a never ending battle between being way too hot and absolutely freezing. Its a back and forth that’s hard…
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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Dupes

How to Have Healthy Hair in the Summer

Thank you Dove for sponsoring this post. Dove Intensive Repair Shampoo and Conditioner works to repair hair and stop 90% of damage before it happens! Healthy Hair All Summer Long Over my years of blogging I’ve received quite a few questions and comments about my hair and how I maintain healthy hair. So in a sense, this post is long overdue. Few know this, but as a child I suffered from alopecia, an autoimmune disease that…
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What Works: My Beauty Favorites Jan. 2017

The Goods in Skin, Hair and Beauty I’d like to preface this post by saying that I’m no beauty expert. I typically find something I like and then stick with it for a long time, or until it no longer works for me. However, one of the amazing benefits of blogging are the products that I’m sent to test and play with. Its truly opened my eyes to new things that I NEVER would have known about…
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The Truth About Aging with ROC Skincare

Oh, the thirties…the decade where you have to worry about breakouts and lines and wrinkles associated with aging. Supremely unfair. Things like lack of sleep or stress used to have little effect on my skin. These days, I can definitely notice a difference when I don’t get enough rest or don’t drink enough water. I can also see a marked difference when I’m going through a stressful time. 
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The Power of Scent With Mirada de Provence

While I often share tidbits here about my family and personal life, one thing I haven’t discussed is my battle with anxiety. I have suffered with sometimes debilitating anxiety since I was a child and wasn’t properly treated until I was about 30 years old. For years thought my anxiety was something that I could control. I believed I was strong enough to deal with it on my own.
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