A phrase to outline this 12 months to date has been “shift”, however extra on the private/psychological entrance than anything. I’ve felt a shift in motherhood, like I wrote about yesterday, and I’m enduring a shift in my well being that I shared a bit about on Instagram Tales. I’ll write a bit about that right here quickly.
We’re over midway by the 12 months, and on the turning level of summertime, and I’m very deliberately attempting to maintain the second half of the summer time laid again, free, and straightforward. We traveled a bit throughout the first half, so I’m trying ahead to extra evenings at dwelling, after-dinner swim periods, and catching up with associates.
After tearing by two completely different pairs of the Funky Monkey slides from Amazon, I upgraded to the Birkenstock model. Whereas they’re a bit bit stiffer than the Funky Monkey slides, they’re nonetheless very simple to put on, have adjustable buckles, and really feel like clouds! Store right here!
I completed off a tube of the Bobbi Brown Additional Lip Tint in Naked Punch and located myself lacking it so I simply repurchased. It’s a brilliant easy-to-wear, sheer, hydrating lip product! Good for somebody who would love a wash of coloration with out the impression of a typical lipstick.
My eye all the time goes to these colourful clothes from Banjanan. That is additionally a fairly floral sample at a budget-friendly value level!
FRESH launched a brand new lovely shade of their Lip Remedy within the prettiest coral pink known as Papaya. I purchased it instantly and love the colour a lot. I all the time advocate these to folks searching for a easy wash of coloration for his or her lips that aren’t curious about fussing with a full protection lipstick.
And Wander Magnificence launched a good looking face palette (in two shades) that’s very best for touring!
I’ve belief points with OPI Cajun Shrimp (generally it’s a lot redder than different instances?!?) so my new favourite coloration for summer time is Olive and June Hibiscus. I’ve worn it on my toes for the previous a number of weeks. It’s such a fairly summer time coloration.
This brush set from Amazon that’s beneath $15 has tempted me so I purchased it. I’ll give it a go and report again on my tackle whether or not or not the brushes are respectable!
Final amazon rec: My favourite hairspray of all time.
And right here are some things I discussed on Instagram Tales lately that you could have missed:
Meals Financial institution of Central and Japanese North Carolina – the children and I volunteered right here final weekend (with Amanda and her daughter as nicely!!) and it was actually nice to spend just a few hours working to assist type a few of the meals that goes out to assist folks in want within the space!
Ourself Pores and skin Lip Filler product – presently testing, uncertain if it’s working!
Ashwagandha Vitamin – has noticeably helped me calm down, and I’m sleeping very very nicely!
Spanx Romper – the last word cozy romper.
Clinique Even Higher SPF Basis in Shade 52
Uncommon Magnificence Comfortable Pinch in coloration Glad – a punchy pink, one among my go-to merchandise currently!
bumble & bumble Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Extremely Wealthy Hyaluronic Remedy Lotion – I used the complete journey dimension bottle of this and simply bought the complete dimension so I might preserve utilizing it!
Higher than Earlier than by Gretchen Rubin
@Issues.I.Purchased.And.Appreciated trainer want record – for those who’re trying to assist some lecturers in want, try the highlights of T.I.B.A.L’s to discover a compilation of a handful of trainer wants from amazon.
Peter Thomas Roth Tinted moisturizer with SFP
J.Crew Manufacturing facility Slub Sweater Tank
Laneige Lip Sleeping Masks – I put on this each.single.night time.
Powerbeats Professional Earbuds – the one issues I put on once I work out.
BaByliss Professional Hairdryer
Be My Eyes App – an app for visually impaired folks to name volunteers to ask for assist!
amika Blockade – Use code SMALLTHINGS10 for 10% off your buy – it’s a thick serum/oil that soothes my ends.
Andrew Fitzsimons Physique Quantity spray – on the fence about whether or not or not this works, presently testing!
Perdue Merely Sensible Rooster Breast Strips – yummy!
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