Category: beauty

3 Favorite Nail Polishes + Giveaway

Over the past year, I’ve tried to step up my ‘nail’ game. I’ve always been one to keep them short and simple, but there’s something about a pretty polish that just makes me happy. (It’s the little things, right?) While…

7 Skincare Favorites I Use and Love

Today I’m giving you a peek inside my medicine cabinet and sharing a handful of skincare favorites, all I honestly use and love. None of these products or recommendations are ‘sponsored’ — just ones that work for me and that…

8 Beauty Products I’ll Restock in 2017

One of the fun perks of blogging — or simply browsing any Sephora store, really — is sampling a range of beauty products. I’m open to trying (nearly) anything, but there are a handful of items that really work for…

5 Tips for Healthy Hair

    One of the most frequent questions I receive is: “Where should I go for cut and color in Chicago?” When it comes to hair, it can be tricky to find someone you trust — especially in a new…

3 Simple Tips for Softer Skin

The beginning of each season is always a good time to evaluate and update my skin care routine, especially when cooler months roll in and dry conditions hit. I don’t know about you, but the onset of fall can really…

Beauty Q&A

Let’s talk beauty! Over the past few weeks, I seemed to be receiving similar emails from readers asking about skincare, beauty and hair. So, I thought I’d compile a list of the most frequently asked questions and answer them for…

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  • Feeling like fall 🍂

There’s a new post up on the site sharing why I personally love this season 🖤
  • It’s been a whirlwind month! We say ‘I do’ in 2 weeks, sold our Lakeview home and just BOUGHT A NEW HOUSE 🖤 The McParlans are moving to Bucktown
  • #ad My signature fall piece? An oversized scarf, preferably in leopard print 🖤 I found this one in store @woodfieldmall by @zara #love #fallfashion #leopard #foundatsimon #touchtrybuy #fallstyleatsimon
  • It’s October — which means it’s our wedding month! Life has been a complete WHIRLWIND lately (more on that later) ... Kevin & I can’t wait ‘til our big day arrives! I have a feeling our friends and family will be hanging riiight here 🍸🎺
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