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Look I get it, I’m a consumer too. And let’s be honest, the internet makes it rough. Don’t get me wrong, I love shopping online, but sometimes that ‘nude’ sweater you got on final sale turns out to be hot pink, and so not what you were looking for. If you’re in the market to discover some cool new brands or just want to know how that sweater actually looks and feels in real life, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some product reviews that give you insight into quality, functionality and beauty from a shopaholic’s perspective.

typology paris review | personalized skincare with all natural, simple ingredients

As some of you may know, I’m quite particular as to what I put on my skin. Skincare is so critical, and ensuring well moisturized, pampered skin can keep you young for years. I’ve recently found a skincare routine that I’m quite fond of, but I’m also on ever on the lookout for new and interesting brands and products, while trying to manage a minimal “inventory” of my favorite products to support a more minimalist lifestyle. When Typology reached out offering a personalized skincare regiment, with products that contained as little as 5 ingredients, I couldn’t refuse. A few months later, after I’ve had the chance to consistently use the products for several weeks, and wanted to share this Typology Paris review. Before we begin, let’s talk about how and why the future of skincare and beauty is all about personalization. As consumers increasingly seek out beauty solutions suited to their specific needs, there has never been a greater need for personalization. Everyone has unique skin, so why create products that only tailor to one …

the new golden standard | randolph sunglasses and a weekend escape to the outer banks

There’s something about salty air and sandy skin that cures the soul. And something about summer that makes the soul long for endless days and star filled nights. It’s not just the sun. Not just the waves crashing on the shoreline. It’s the feeling. The feeling of freedom. The feeling of hope. It’s all of our favorite parts of the season that create a new summer story year after year. Amidst this year’s craziness, we were finally able to experience our first taste on Ocracoke Island, Outer Banks. photography:JOEL CORSON | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | sunglasses:c/o:RANDOLPH While I could muse endlessly about the remote shoreline, marina culture, and quaint but charming setting, today’s topic at hand is on one of summer’s most quintessential accessories – sunnies. Like a new bikini and vacation hoodie, sunglasses are an essential we find ourselves browsing for at the first sign of warmer weather. I was introduced to Randolph sunglasses just a few short weeks prior to our escape, and of course – decided the early summer holiday couldn’t begin …

the essence of biossance, a glowing skincare review

My boyfriend just introduced me to my new skincare routine – no joke. Here’s the scoop. If you’re like me, you are always on the hunt for the perfect skincare routine. Whether it’s trying a new brand getting raving reviews, or just trying to revamp dull skin with a deep dive into key ingredients. We all know this past year of quarantine has been seemingly never ending, but I have discovered this past year of downtime has been one of the best things that could ever happen for my skin. Work from home life saved time, and I was able to focus more on personal care. The search for the perfect skin care routine can be rather tumultuous with all the millions of products on the market, so I’ve decided to share with you my new secret weapon. One word: Biossance.  Biossance is a skin care and beauty line that formulates clean, nontoxic products using the highest standards in the industry through their commitment to transparency and a blacklist of 2,000+ toxic ingredients. Biossance originally …

maison miru ear cuffs review

trend alert: stackable ear cuffs

Looking to freshen up your jewelry collection for 2021? While fashion takes a big step towards minimalism and a less is more mentality, there are certain categories of style that are doing just the opposite. Namely, jewelry. From layering multiple gold chain necklaces to stacks of rings, more is definitely more. Say hello to an opulent, edgy mode of dressing your ears. Stackable ear cuffs. photography:ME | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | ear cuffs c/o:MAISON MIRU Dating back to a much more primitive era in history (as early as 2000 BC), the ear cuffs trend is a way to stack up the gold (or silver) in a less obvious direction. The look is avant grade and fierce, a perfect match for women who aren’t afraid of leaving a lasting impression. But, before you’re ready to take the plunge on multiple lobe and cartilage piercings, there is a way to try the trend with a little less commitment – it’s called the ear cuff. No piercing necessary, the ear cuff is a way to accessorize your …

palm smartphone review

connected but not consumed | Palm mini smartphone review

Looking to cut the access and get back to the essentials for 2021?  Introducing the latest innovation in smartphones – Palm smartphones are changing the way we incorporate technology into our daily lives – for the better. Smartphones have been getting bigger and bigger as the years pass, and a big question on my mind is always “why?” After all, with most innovation isn’t technology supposed to get more compact? photography:ME | camera:CANNON 5D MARK III | palm smartphone:PALM Palm reached out to me just about a year back, offering me a free devise to try out. I was intrigued by the sizes (and frankly also the cuteness) of what appeared to be a miniature, doll-size smartphone, I had no choice but to accept. The result, here are some of the facts and featured I discovered during my Palm smartphone review. What’s cool about the technology, Palm smartphones are a mini smartphone that works independently, or as a supplement to your existing cellular device. That means you can use it to replace your existing bulky …