My AIP (Or the Autoimmune Protocol Diet) Journey: Week 4

Week 4 is DONE! And 30 days is DONE! Day 30 was 3/15/16.   This last week flew by. But I almost cracked and went to the coffee shop over town to get a latte. They make their own almond and coconut milk. And the coffee flavorings are all homemade too. Toasted Hazelnut latte. That’s all I needed all week … Read More

xxxtinaMy AIP (Or the Autoimmune Protocol Diet) Journey: Week 4

My AIP (Or the Autoimmune Protocol Diet) Journey: Week 3

  Week 3 was not a good week. I will not lie. Or sugar coat it. It was downright miserable. (OK one day I went out with a good friend from the salon I worked at. That was nice!) I was mentally gone. I had no concentration and was trying my hardest to keep busy at work because I didn’t … Read More

xxxtinaMy AIP (Or the Autoimmune Protocol Diet) Journey: Week 3

My Current Skincare Routine (March 2016)

Before you spend a ton of money on new foundation and a bunch of other makeup to cover up your blemishes or skin issues… start with some skincare. I NEVER sleep in makeup. I can’t. And I won’t. It’s the simple things that really make the biggest differences. Wash your face in the morning and wash your face in the … Read More

xxxtinaMy Current Skincare Routine (March 2016)

My AIP (Or the Autoimmune Protocol Diet) Journey: Week 2

  The beginning of the week was great! I had a huge loss in my waist line. I am down 4.5 inches in less than 2 weeks. I am not swelling with edema like I was at all or bloating. I did some yoga 2 times this week and went for a walk this Saturday. I also did A LOT … Read More

xxxtinaMy AIP (Or the Autoimmune Protocol Diet) Journey: Week 2

My AIP (Or the Autoimmune Protocol Diet) Journey: Week 1

  I have been having issues with my health for almost 10 years now. I went on a rather awful diet when I got married and I am pretty sure that it set me up for failure with my health. I was to doctor after doctor and they all said I was “fine” and my blood work was all “within … Read More

xxxtinaMy AIP (Or the Autoimmune Protocol Diet) Journey: Week 1

Negative Self Talk and Turning Towards Gratitude

I haven’t posted in a while.  I have been having a struggle that I think is real for many.  Through my BLOG I didn’t want to advertise products but instead inspire others.  I get asked so many questions about beauty products.  My goal was to share the knowledge and experiences that I have with hair/makeup and show people that its … Read More

xxxtinaNegative Self Talk and Turning Towards Gratitude

L’oreal True Match Super-Blendable Makeup – 1.0 fl oz/30 mil

  This foundation has been on my makeup radar for a while.  Many people have raved about the finish and texture for such a budget friendly price.  So I bought into the hype….again!  But I was leery because of the ingredients for this foundation even though I like the SPF to shield my vampire white skin from the sun.  I … Read More

xxxtinaL’oreal True Match Super-Blendable Makeup – 1.0 fl oz/30 mil

Alba Botanica Un-petroleum Multipurpose Jelly – 100g/ 3.5 oz

  This product is your answer to a plant based “UN-PETROLEUM” Jelly.  I found this in the Kids/Baby Body care section at Whole Foods.  I am always on the hunt for a plant-based-no-chemical makeup and/or body care.  I decided to give it a try.  It has Caster Seed oil (which I am  HUGE fan of already….. refer to my other … Read More

xxxtinaAlba Botanica Un-petroleum Multipurpose Jelly – 100g/ 3.5 oz

Tarte- Clay Pot Amazonian Clay Waterproof Liner- 2.5 g/ 0.08 Oz

This has been a staple for my makeup bag since I got it 6 weeks ago. Tarte as a brand will blow you away. There is not one product I have bought that has not been incredible to work with. They are also a sensitive skin person’s dream! They do not put parabens, mineral oils, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfate, triclosan … Read More

xxxtinaTarte- Clay Pot Amazonian Clay Waterproof Liner- 2.5 g/ 0.08 Oz

Benefit Roller Lash Mascara – 8.5g/.03oz

I have not seen a mascara hyped like this in a LOOOOONG time.  This is the new creation from the amazing company, Benefit.  Yes, I bought into it because I saw so many youtubers loving it.  I decided to try it out for myself.  This mascara is the “Roller Lash” Mascara.  It is specially designed to curl your lashes without … Read More

xxxtinaBenefit Roller Lash Mascara – 8.5g/.03oz