Getting down and dirty with the L’Oreal Pure Clay skincare line

L’oreal Pure clay mask and cleanser Review

Let’s face it, I’m a sucker for skincare. ]I’m always trying and testing the latest and “greatest” in skincare products. Luckily for me (and my wallet), drugstore brands have been stepping up their quality so I no longer have to spend a ton of money on great, staple skincare products.  I love a good detox mask and clay products are notoriously good for soothing oily skin so you KNOW I had to purchase a few goodies from the L’Oreal Pure Clay line from CVS. View Post

skincare routine for dehydrated skin

I would always slather my skin in products for oily skin – mattifying, pore control, oil-free products, but nothing would help the problem. By mid-afternoon, my face would be come an oil slick. It wasn’t until realized that my oily skin was actually dehydrated that I was able to actually make any improvements to my skin. Instead of trying to control the problem, I catered my skincare routine to trying to solve the problem.

How Do I Know If I Have Dehydrated Skin?

Dehydrated means lacking moisture. Dehydrated Skin is a skin condition meaning that it is temporary and fixable! Your oily-feeling skin may actually be dehydrated skin. Make sure you are drinking enough water each day! Dehydrated skin will attempt to overcompensate for dehydration by overproducing oil. When dehydrated skin craves moisture and hydration, but does not receive it from skincare, it will produce more oil to “nourish” itself. This is why mattifying skincare products won’t actually fix dehydrated skin but only temporarily calm the symptoms. Once I was able to combat my dehydration, I could better address the other needs of my skin, such as congested pores, dryness on my cheeks, and hyper-pigmentation areas.

I recommend trying these 7 skincare steps for a few days and see if you notice a decrease in oil production. View Post

Sonia Kashuk Beauty has done it again! Another beautiful addition to my makeup vanity.

Sonia Kashuk makeup blending sponge target beauty

“How STUNNING are these sponges? OMG, the bottom is perfectly flat! This sponge is genius.”*

(*Direct quote from me, as I destroy the packaging) View Post

weekly planner spread january

A pretty normal week for me this week! Finally got to use this PandaBird Designs kit that I have been LUSTING and HOARDING for a few weeks now. I love the deep navy paired with the bright florals. The paper quality on this kit is hands-down one of the best I’ve used in a long time. High-quality, removable matte but it also has a slightly glossy quality to it as well.

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Being Organized + Youtube… Can it be done?!

youtube video idea planner worksheet for side hustles

2018 is the year to finally things DONE. I promised myself this year not only would I strive to be more organized, I will also double-down my Youtube efforts and produce more high-quality videos on the brittnyTV Youtube channel. If you’re like me, simply speaking these wishes into existence just ain’t going to get it done. Sure, the law of attraction applies to some extent but I firmly believe if you want something, you HAVE plan, prep, and hustle for it.

Luckily for the both of us, I’ve created this video idea planning worksheet that you can download for FREE here to get started! It’s super simple: print out this worksheet (as many as you need) and get started with video idea planning! BAM. Don’t worry, I’ve broken down all the blanks because where there’s a worksheet, there’s an answer key 😉 View Post

easy banana bread recipe – walnuts optional

easy banana bread recipe with yogurt

There’s nothing like a slice of delicious banana bread with a cup of coffee in the morning. This banana bread is so moist and flavorful you, like my husband, will be craving it all the time. Seriously! Luckily this recipe is simple to make and only requires one “secret” ingredient. My husband seriously loves this banana bread so I tend to make it pretty often.

I have good news and bad news. The good news is that I’ve pretty much nailed this recipe. The bad news is I’ve pretty much eaten my weight in banana bread thus ruining my new year’s resolution. Win some/lose some, right? View Post