August/September Beauty Favorites


Rounding up some long time loves + new favorites in this beauty favorites video! 

Products Featured in Video:

Marc Jacobs Beauty O!Mega Bronzer Coconut Perfect Tan in Tan-Tastic!

Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Finish Setting Powder

Patrick Ta Major Beauty Headlines -Double Take Creme and Powder Blush in She’s That Girl

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Match Stix Matte Contour Skinstick in Amber

Hourglass Unlocked Instant Extensions Lengthening Mascara

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes Volumizing and Lengthening Mascara

Grande Cosmetics GrandPRIMER Pre-Mascara Lengethener & Thickener

ONE/SIZE by Patrick Starrr Go Off Makeup Remover Wipes

Fresh Sake Eau de Parfum

Bumble and Bumble Glow Blow Dry Accelerator

Bumble and Bumble Pret-a-Powder Post Workout Dry Shampoo Mist

Becca Under Eye Corrector in Light/Medium

Virtue Healing Oil

Virtue Create Lifting Powder

Laneige Lip Glowy Balm

Also mentioned:

Flora by Gucci – Gorgeous Gardenia

Amika Hair Blow Dryer Brush

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My Favorite Shoes + Booties Right Now


I would never call myself a “shoe” person. They don’t excite me like, say, lipstick or a new handbag does, so I look for comfort, classic style, and something that will look good through lots of wear. I’m hard on my shoes so I need them to hold up against excessive use!

Some of my best shoe purchases are pictured above, and I’m breaking down why I love them below!

J.Crew Laney Pumps. Unfortunately, these are sold out ( but I’m hoping they bring them back AND IN GREY:: J.Crew are you listening?::) For times that I need or want to be a little dressed up, these suede pumps are what I always grab. They are flattering as heck on my legs, and the neutral taupe shade goes with everything. Here is a similar pair that is currently on sale.

Vince Janna Low Top Sneaker. Unfortunately, these are sold out, but I found a similar style here! These are my go-to for any casual outfit when I’m going to be out all day. They are super comfortable and I like the design of the sneaker with leather and suede.

Vince Blair Slip-on Sneaker. I got these in white via Trunk Club several years ago and wore the junk out of them. I actually got an identical replacement pair because I wore my original ones so much! This is a grey shade that I’m certain I’ll get a ton of wear out of.

Vince Camuto Femils Flat. I’m not a huge fan of flats, but these were too good to pass up. I love that they have the black toe detail and that they are MACHINE WASHABLE!

Vince Havana Notch Bootie. I was totally focused on getting these booties last year and I’m so glad I did! They are my ideal heel height, the notch detail at the front is very flattering by elongating my legs, and the color is perfect for what I typically wear in the fall and winter. Here is a similar pair!

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links + loves


I love these pretty tassel earrings from Elisabeth Ashlie. These are my 3rd pair! I have a soft purple, blue, and now this black.

Peloton announced details about their newest bike and tread.

I’ve shared a few posts about my experience with the Peloton bike here on the blog (You can read my first impression of the bike here, and my post about deciding to keep the bike here!). I talk about it plenty on IG Stories but wanted to share a little bit more here about my favorite instructors and other non-cycling classes.

The instructors I’ve taken the most classes with is Cody. I feed off of his energy, love that I’m often laughing during the class, and often find myself being pushed hard to do my best. He’s fun, can be challenging, and generally has great energy.

If I need my butt kicked I’ll take an Alex Toussaint class, or something with Ally Love. Alex is gritty and tough, but still has a really inviting vibe and infectious joy. He seems like a fun guy to be around, and he pushes me really hard in his classes. Ally is unsuspectingly hard. She’s small but mighty, and her Tabata classes will kill you dead.

Robin Arzon is one of my favorites for a hard ride, motivational talking, and overall happiness. I’ve taken a few outdoor runs with her as well and really enjoy those.

When it comes to strength, I really enjoy Jess Sims and Adrian. Both instructors will push you and I like that they don’t waste time with too many breaks.

Denis is an instructor that I didn’t love at first, but his vibe is growing on me. He’s consistent, strong, and really encourages you to try your hardest on your own.

And now for some other links + loves:

Merrick broke down her weekly haircare routine on this post! 

If you have freshly picked apples near you, make some apple fritters! 

This looks like a beautiful eyeshadow palette for fall/winter.

#5 on this roundup of cute clothes from Walmart by Lauren has caught my eye as well! 

This long sweater looks perfect for pairing with leggings.

A really really cute leopard dress!

I surprised myself and bought this blue bag for fall! I thought the color looked beautiful against camel or grey, and I wear a lot of those colors in the fall and winter!

I hope you have a lovely weekend!

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