Faith, Love, & Lifestyle

A New Name is Coming!

A New Name is Coming!

So do you guys really read my posts? If so grab some snackies cause this is gonna be a long one!5 years ago I opened my dream boutique. There weren’t many of us at the time & I had worked 3 jobs saved $ and when my father passed away it was the nudge I needed to pull the trigger. I remember going through names and what had meaning and felt right. At this time there weren’t many options for clothing in my genre in my tiny town. I hadn’t been blessed with kids and had been fighting the infertility...

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Micellar Water Wars

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Micellar Water Wars

Every skin care company and makeup brand is jumping on the micellar water band wagon, but don't be fooled by expensive bottled water. Do your research and choose a reputable brand. Micellar water is a great addition to anyone's skin care routine. Micelles are both hydrophilic and hydrophobic allowing them capture and lift away dirt and impurities. Micellar water originated in France and has been used by women there for decades. The harsh Persian water caused dryness and irritation. Micellar water was created to gently remove makeup and impurities without damaging your skins natural lipid barrier. Why is our Cleansing...

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Merle Norman 24k Primer VS Guerlain 24K Gold Radiance Primer

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Merle Norman 24k Primer VS Guerlain 24K Gold Radiance Primer

Why should you prime? Just like priming walls before you paint, priming your skin is an important step. Priming the skin before make up provides a smoother application and a longer wear time.  Now lets talk about gold...yes, I said gold! Skincare containing gold is all the rage currently. Gold is an antioxidant and also has anti-inflamitory properties. These types of products provide your skin with the ingredients it craves and makes you feel like one of the stars. Today I will compare the Merle Norman 24k primer with the Guerlain L'Or primer. Both products claim to restore radiance, firm,...

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Merle Norman Super-Lube

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Merle Norman Super-Lube

Dry skin is the number one complaint I get during the winter months. I know I have been comparing products on this blog lately, but I just can not find anything quite like Super-Lube. Yes, I know what you are thinking, the name is a little off-putting. I am not joking when I say this products has saved my skin this winter! Super-lube is a super emollient cream that moisturizes and protects. It acts as a barrier to seal in moisture and protect dry chapped skin against environmental factors. This product is perfect for hands, feet, elbows, knees and even lips!...

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Merle Norman Cosmetics Vs. IT Cosmetics :CC Creams

Merle Norman Cosmetics Vs. IT Cosmetics :CC Creams

 Lets talk CC creams! CC creams are the foundation of choice for many people. These complexion correctors combine the benefits of skincare and foundation. if you are looking for some extra coverage without all the fuss a CC cream might be right for you.  why choose Merle Norman? let's Compare Merle Norman's to the IT cosmetics CC cream with SPF 50. Our CC cream has Buildable light coverage with a radiant finish. SPF 30 protection, fragrance-free, oil-free, and is non-comedogenic. Each bottle contains 1.25 oz. IT Cosmetic's CC cream only contains 1.08 oz. and is priced at 39$. You can...

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