Your Fall Beauty Routine

Changing seasons.  Here’s the deal: Do not stop using sunscreen. Seriously. I know, that probably doesn’t seem to make a lot of sense: Temperatures are dropping. The sun sets earlier. We’re all shifting to sweaters and more layers.  But, from a skin-care and a healthy beauty perspective,  cooler and shorter days don’t mean you’re safer from … Continued

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Bullet Journals and Other Thoughts

Hey guys!! So as summer comes to a close and school starts (ugh) the need to prioritize and organize becomes more important than ever. Finding balance can be hard. Finding time for our school work, our businesses, and ourselves can be a challenge. I’m a to-do list type of person, and have found writing everything … Continued

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Smoothie with Staying Power

For the past few weeks, Willa and I have been trying to incorporate blueberries into at least one meal every day. This breakfast smoothie is a favorite and has real staying power so you are not raiding the fridge an hour later. It’s also full of protein, vitamins and minerals, healthy fats and oils, and … Continued

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Ode to Blueberries

One of my favorite summer rituals is picking blueberries at a family friend’s home in Maine. It is always one of our first stops once August rolls around and the berries are ripe for picking. My brother, sister and I grab the berries by the handful; plucking handfuls of the bluest ones and popping them … Continued

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The Beauty/Sleep Connection

I’ve been reading a lot about sleep. You’ve heard it over and over again—Most of us need about 8-hours of good sleep every night. Check. But it turns out there are also many scientific studies on the connection between sleep and your skin health. Let me jump ahead and tell you where this all leads: … Continued

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My Hydrangea Theory & Your Skin

The blinding afternoon sun took a toll on the blue hydrangeas in our backyard leaving them looking depleted and sad.  But they quickly sprung back to life when I gave them a long drink of water.  It made me wonder if the 8-10 glasses we are told to drink every day has a similar rejuvenating … Continued

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Matin’s Top 10 Skincare & Makeup No No’s…

Since we started willa, I’ve been incredibly fortunate to learn a lot of beauty tips for great looking skin from my friend and celebrity makeup artist Matin. While many of them come in a specific product or application technique, many of the most important ones are behavioral routines. And it’s never too early or too late to start. So here are Matin’s list of the … Continued

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Less Sugar, More Honey Honey: How to Clear Your Acne—One Bite at a Time

Our skin thrives off a daily cleansing and hydration routine. But, although good skincare can take you far, embracing a healthy lifestyle can take you even farther (and, have you reaping the benefits that extend beyond clear skin!) ✨ A little science behind your zits. Acne is, in part, caused by our skin’s overproduction of sebum—an oily … Continued

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