It’s been a scorching second since I’ve shared a beauty-related weblog put up with you guys (my most up-to-date put up was my easy skincare routine I shared on the weblog final 12 months) and once I realized I’ve a handful of latest magnificence finds to share with you guys, I figured it was time for an additional one!

Right now’s weblog put up is kind of a catchall magnificence put up with some new magnificence favorites I’ve been utilizing and loving throughout the next classes: Nails, hair and skincare. If you happen to’re an everyday weblog reader, you will have seen a sprinkling of those merchandise talked about in a Issues I’m Loving Friday weblog put up however hopefully a few of these finds will stick out at you when you’re like me and all the time looking out for some enjoyable (and efficient!) new magnificence discoveries.

Current Magnificence Favorites


First up: Let’s chat skincare! I’ve a couple of new-to-me skincare finds (and one rediscovery) and love all of them a lot. Beneath you’ll discover a cleanser, a delicate retinol, an exfoliator and the toner I just lately introduced again into my life after months and months of neglect.

I’ve been which means so as to add retinol to my skincare routine and at last pulled the plug with this bottle of Versed Press Restart Light Retinol Serum. As a retinol beginner, I wished one thing mild that wouldn’t make my pores and skin fully freak out and the whole lot I examine this serum made it sound like precisely what was I used to be in search of as a first-time retinol consumer. I appreciated that it included a small quantity of retinol however mixed retinol with naturally-derived botanical retinol options (like bakuchiol which I’ve used up to now and like loads). I’ve not skilled any irritation or breakouts (my most important concern with introducing retinol into my skincare routine) and have discovered the serum to be light-weight, silky easy and delicate.

these folks you see the place you simply sort of end up taking a look at them like, “Wait. How are you so lovely? Why is your pores and skin so good? Inform me the whole lot you already know.” This suggestion comes from a type of folks. Throughout a previous ladies’ night time, we have been joking with one in every of our associates about her cousin who’s simply drop-dead attractive. They’d simply attended a marriage collectively and all of us seen how attractive her cousin was within the wedding ceremony images and, because it seems, she’s an esthetician! We received her to share the “Cliff’s Notes model” of her high skincare suggestions (sure, I do know I simply majorly dated myself with the Cliff’s Notes reference) and including an exfoliant to our skincare routines was one thing most of us weren’t doing. However now we’re! I began utilizing this non-abrasive exfoliant by Paula’s Alternative a number of months in the past and there’s no turning again. It’s highly effective however mild (you simply gently easy it onto your pores and skin after cleaning and utilizing your toner) and I swear I’ve seen improved pores and skin tone and diminished redness. It’s additionally supposed to assist fight enlarged pores, wrinkles, blackheads and getting older… I imply I’ll take ALL of that!

In my earlier put up about my easy skincare routine, I discussed my love for Botanic Tree Vitamin C cleanser. It’s implausible and one thing I proceed to make use of frequently within the bathe. Throughout a latest Amazon order, I added one other cleanser by the identical model to my cart and commenced utilizing it within the bathe a couple of instances every week as effectively. Botanic Tree Glycolic Acid Cleanser is one other nice one and I really like that the glycolic and salicylic acids within the cleanser work collectively to exfoliate and brighten delicate pores and skin. What satisfied me to offer it a attempt? After I learn that the deep exfoliation works to fade darkish spots, scarring and any redness or discoloration. As somebody with darkish spots and perpetual pinky undertones, this bought me! I’ve been utilizing it a couple of instances every week and can completely reorder this one once I run out.

This isn’t a brand new discovery for me by any means however for a very long time now, I’ve forgotten about toner and haven’t included it in my skincare routine. It wasn’t till I learn this weblog put up from The Stripe that I believed to myself, “Hmm, perhaps I ought to use toner once more.” Wouldn’t you already know I nonetheless had my trusty bottle of Thayer’s Toner chilling in my lavatory vainness? So now it’s again in my skincare routine, all as a result of a weblog put up informed me it will assist take away lifeless pores and skin cells that clog pores and assist my serums and moisturizer penetrate deeper.


Oh my nails. The saga that has plagued me since I received two back-to-back gel manicures that destroyed my nails over the vacation season… that’s till you guys saved me together with your suggestions! I couldn’t order a couple of of your tried-and-true wholesome nail favorites quick sufficient once I put out a name for nail assist and am so joyful to report you’ve turned me onto some wonderful nail merchandise I really like a lot.

This illuminating nail concealer actually is a miracle in a bottle. It was really useful repeatedly by you guys which is why it was one thing I knew I needed to attempt. It’s priced excessive for a bottle of nail polish however I consider it’s value each penny of the $20 I spent as a result of it actually does have probably the most unbelievable blurring impact over bumps and ridges. It immediately made my nails look 10 instances more healthy. I appreciated it greatest once I took the time to use three coats of the “milky” shade and since I first blogged about this nail concealer, I’ve added a couple of extra bottles of Lakur polish to my assortment and love all of them. It’s simply so, so good and it’s non-toxic!

I went on a deep dive studying about Olive & June’s manicure system which led me to watching YouTube movies about nail care and the best way to do an at-home manicure. Whereas this may increasingly sound apparent to nail aficionados on the market, I’m undoubtedly a newbie in terms of actually understanding the best way to do my nails effectively and ended up strolling away with a couple of useful suggestions, particularly when it got here to cuticle care, buffing nails, and so forth.

Olive & June’s Cuticle Serum is my #1 favourite discover from this firm. I’ve been utilizing it 2-3 instances a day and have seen a noticeable distinction in my nails and cuticles. They’re not practically as dry and even the pores and skin round my nails seems more healthy and fewer vulnerable to peeling.

The Flat-Mattress Nail Trimmer was one thing I didn’t know I wanted however I really like the straight edges! Within the manicure video I watched, they advise trimming as a lot as attainable and submitting much less and this flat-bed nail trimmer makes exact nail clipping a bit of simpler.

And Olive & June’s Light Nail Polish Remover Pot is absolute magic and speedy! It rapidly removes polish from my nails (and has a sponge high on the cap to make use of on my toes, too) and I actually love that it makes use of a non-acetone method because it feels extra mild on my nails.


I’ve had two haircare finds I’ve fallen in love with just lately: One magical brush and one leave-in hair strengthening remedy.

First up is that this magical Tangle Teezer hairbrush I discussed in a previous Issues I’m Loving Friday weblog put up. It rapidly turned my best-selling merchandise of March after I shared a fast video of it gliding via knots in my hair post-shower. (Critically, it’s unbelievable.) I can’t let you know what number of Instagram DMs I’ve obtained from you guys singing its praises. This discover initially got here from my buddy Carrie and it blew my thoughts once I first borrowed her Tangle Teezer hairbrush throughout a ladies’ weekend. It combed via my hair like a dream and any brush that makes me really feel like I’m not ripping out chunks of hair once I comb via knots is a big-time win in my e-book.

I’m unsure how I’ve failed to say this one on the weblog up to now as a result of it’s a hair strengthening remedy I’ve been utilizing for practically a 12 months. I used to be influenced to purchase this one by a magnificence influencer some time again and it’s a product I take advantage of on my hair a few times every week. I like it as a result of, not like many hair masks and coverings on the market, that is one you allow in! It gives safety from warmth styling and works to make hair stronger (it’s “scientifically confirmed to make hair 8 instances stronger”) whereas decreasing hair harm (together with break up ends) and stopping breakage and future harm. All issues my hair wants! After utilizing it for months and months, I can truthfully say I’ve seen a distinction and do really feel like my hair is stronger and more healthy general after utilizing it on my hair a few times every week.

Query of the Day

Inform me about a few of YOUR latest favourite magnificence finds! I really like making an attempt the merchandise you guys advocate so if there’s one thing you’re loving recently, please let me know!