I know that I’m not the only one whose hair is starting to act up lately. I’ve been working non-stop it seems over the holidays at my “real” job, which means very little time with my family and even less time for me and my hair! That’s when the arctic freeze came roaring into Michigan. The cold weather, lower humidity and more time inside has combined with being seriously overdue for a salon appointment, resulting…

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If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you’ve probably noticed that I have been obsessing over a new moisturizer this fall. It was sent to me unbranded, so I wouldn’t be swayed by the brand. All I knew is the product was called Whip. The first time I tried this moisturizer, I could see a difference in my skin. I swear, my skin was a bit dry and irritated from playing outside with my daughters,…

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I’m one of those people who make their next salon appointment when they’re still at the salon. I make my appointments every 6 weeks. I can’t stretch it to every 7 weeks. My hair grows so fast that at 7 weeks I’ll have a lot of roots showing! If I can’t go right at 6 weeks, I’ll bump it up to a 5 week appointment. I ran into some scheduling issues over the summer. With…

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I talk a lot about anti-aging skincare on 15 Minute Beauty. It is a complicated and often very confusing topic, especially when I start throwing around the names of active ingredients that I think you should look for. Those ingredients don’t always have easy to remember names, and sometimes those names are long, chemical, and have multiple forms. One ingredient you should seriously consider adding to your routine is niacinamide and all of its chemical…

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Now that the weather is a bit cooler, I’m in fall transition mode! I’ve broken out my booties, have started changing up my skincare routine, and I have big plans to head to the mall this week for a fresh foundation match for the fall and early winter. I’m pretty excited that I’m sharing a lot of my favorite fall transition tips in this month’s Family Circle Magazine! (Tip: I’m on page 137.) Some of…

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