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The BEST (and healthiest!) Green Smoothie | Only 4 Ingredients!

I don’t know about you guys, but there is nothing more satisfying to me as a sweet and creamy smoothie in the morning. A quick treat that is packed with micronutrients, a good ol’ green smoothie to start the day is pretty much a guarantee that I am going to start off my morning feeling rejuvenated and revived. Because most smoothies boast bright pink and purple colors, my vibrant green drink can look a little… shocking, I know. But believe me, this is the sweetest and most delicious concotion I have ever come up with. And with only 4 ingredients, it’s a simple way to start the day. For a Single Serving, Recipe as Follows: 1 Frozen Banana 2 Cups Fresh or Frozen Spinach (I prefer frozen to make it even thicker and colder) 1 Cup Almond Milk 1 Serving of Vanilla Protein Powder (I use Orgain Sweet Vanilla Bean) And there you have it! A four ingredient recipe for the most delectable smoothie to ever grace your lips. I hope you enjoy and would …

Nailed it: Top 5 Winter Nail Shades

Ahh Winter. A time for family, friends, and our favorite glitzy glam seasonal nail polish. This time of the year always offers the perfect opportunity for playing around with fun and exciting polish shades, and let me tell you- that’s just what I do. Check out my Winter Nail Favorites!

My Top 5 YouTube Guru’s | The Best of the Beauty Tutors

Is there anything better than waking up late, staying in bed, and binging on your favorite YouTube channel? The answer? Nope. With hundreds of new beauty bloggers popping up everyday, it can be hard to keep track of the good and the bad. Today I’m going to be sharing with you who I have narrowed down to my 5 Favorite beauty YouTubers!

The Best and Worst of Beauty 2015 | What I Loved and Loathed This Year

Another year gone, another year of beauty hits and misses. If you’re like me and spend an unreasonable amount of time dedicated to makeup and beauty, then you will understand how it’s possible to have such an overflow of products by the time the new year arrives. But in a weird turn of events, the hits and even the misses come in handy for us beauty bloggers by helping to ebb away the inevitable writers block we all face at some point. Because I have a disturbing amount of makeup hoarded in my drawers, I decided to make the 2015 Beauty list a bit easier by choosing my favorite and least favorite products in each category. So get ready. You’re about to see the good, the bad, and the very ugly.

A Princess or a Peasant: Tarte Park Ave Princess Review

Tarte is a brand known for churning out the latest and greatest of the makeup world. With their innovative style, and youthful packaging, Tarte Cosmetics is a brand that has successfully cemented itself as one of the most successful beauty brands out there. Producing cult classics such as the Amazonian Clay blushes, and the Maracuja creaseless concealer, the consumers of this brand have grown to hold high expectations. And the expectations are high for a reason. Tarte rarely fails, and the Park Ave Princess Volume II Palette is no different.

A Guide to Enhancing Your Natural Beauty

Makeup is a magical thing. It can change the way you are looked upon, but more importantly it can change the way you look upon yourself. What makes me love makeup is that makeup makes me love myself. I can have a list of things that I despise about the way I look, yet with 5 minutes, a mirror, and a handful of products, the things I once hated turn into things I love.

The Balm or a Bomb: Nivea Men Post Shave Balm… Primer??

From Preparation H, to Milk of Magnesia, needless to say there are a lot of crazy things people put on their faces in the name of beauty. While many beauty trends are simply just that- trends, there are certain absurd rituals that actually work. A few months ago, beauty guru Nikkie Tutorials added something new to that list- the Nivea Men Post Shave Balm. After hearing Nikkie rave about this balm as a primer in essentially all of her (fabulous) makeup tutorials, I had to give it a go. Get ready to embrace your masculine side ladies. We’re diving in.

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth: Too Faced Chocolate Bar Review

What’s better than a piece of chocolate you ask? Easy. A Chocolate Bar. One of the most hyped products in the world of cosmetics, the Too Faced Chocolate Bar palette is known for satisfying a makeup lovers sweet tooth. But just how well does it live up the the hype surrounding it? I’m here to tell you on a scale of to Squished Rolo to Toblerone, just how good the Too Faced Chocolate Bar palette really is.