1. Quay Aviators - If you haven't noticed, I am OBSESSED with the Quay collaboration x Desi Perkins. I wear a variation of these aviators in like 99.9% of my photos. They looks great with everything. So, amazing news... Quay did another collab with Desi and they came out with some hot colors. I literally set an alarm on my phone to wake up and order them (Sahara pictured above) as soon as they were released. They sell out so fast! I also got the dark brown lens with black frame - total must have for Spring & Summer.

2. Erborian CC Crème -  I talked about this stuff back in January in my post (4 Must-Haves For Glowing Skin). After cleansing & hydrating, I use the ultimate CC cream - Erborian CC Crème. Trust me, it's an amazing color corrector. Most days, I don't need foundation, the coverage is that good. Glowing, even tone skin is the goal. PLUS it has SPF in it... the more the merrier!

3. Coola SPF Chapstick - This is my faaaaav. You know, I am dedicated to protecting my skin from sun damage. I recently found this SPF 30, tinted chapstick & loved it so much, I got it in two shades. It's super sheer & so necessary to wear daily to protect my lips. I feel like it's another one of those areas that gets overlooked constantly. Skin cancer runs in my family so I have to be as careful as I can, everywhere I can. Regardless, avoiding sun damage is so important.

4. Rosé gummie bear ice cubes - Okay, best invention ever for Spring and Summer! I made rosé gummie bears and then froze them so when my drink starts to get warm on a sunny day, it will stay nice and cool with my fun ice cubes!

Here's what to do: 
+ 2 cups rosé
+ 1/2 tbsp coconut nectar or honey
.
heat ingredients in a pot for 5 min (don't boil), pour into gummy molds & set aside to cool for 15 min. Pop them out of the molds, stick them in the freezer & enjoy!

5. Statement earrings - statement earrings are my thing this spring. I am not big on jewelry (except the good stuff, you know?). However, right now I am obsessing over big pieces. It's really all you need to complete an outfit. Crushing on these beaded babies by Stella and Dot - I've worn them almost everyday for 2 weeks.

6. Custom Accessories - I love anything with my name on it. I still sport the gold name necklace ( the Carrie Bradshaw necklace) I got on my 21st birthday. Yes, love it all. My new favorite piece is from Capsul Jewelry, it is so me. Gold letter blocks that say "haute". I can't stop wearing it. Also, a great gift idea!
7. Aluminum - Free Deodorant -  Okay, Lather makes some of my favorite stuff. I have raved about their face masks here and here. I can't get enough. 

I had been feeling really guilty about wearing shitty drug store deodorant for a long time. Reason being, they are beyond filled with horrible products that lead to illness, like cancer. Every "healthy" option has not worked for me at all. Like when I tried Tom's All Natural and my armpits smelled like a gym sock. The list goes on, same situation every time.

Since I love everything else Lather makes, I decided to try their Lavender & Bergamot Deodorant Crème. I wasn't sure what to think about this product because it's in a jar and resembles a hand salve but I was dying for an alternative that isn't going to kill me.

Seriously though, life changing. This lavender scented cream dissolves instantly on the skin & smells amazing. I have been so fresh, I'm never going back!

8. Essential Skincare Oils - You know I love my oils! I put every oil possible on my skin but I found a few oils that are specific blends for face and neck. I tried three blends from Amoils Healing Natural Oils - Simply Neck Firming Oil, Simply Face Oil & Simply Eye Serum. All of them have different oil combos but some of my favorite ingredients are Frankincense, Chia, Jojoba &  Rosehip. Chia is amazing because it retains water at really high levels so, it works as an incredible hydrating product. Frankincense, Jojoba and Rosehip are the best for evening skin tone. You know I love that.
9. Erborian Black Cleansing Oil - I have tried around 10 products from Erborian and each one blows me away. Almost everything I put on my skin from wash, to moisturizer to concealer is from them. Needless to say, I am constantly impressed.

This oil based cleanser actually removes makeup and deep cleanses without leaving my skin dry. I have to wear make up for photos and events all the time so I really need the best of the best when it comes to face wash. Their cleansing water is also amazing - I'll share that this summer.

10. Hyaluronic Serum - I always add a product of Hyaluronic Acid in with my face oils and moisturizers year around. Hyaluronic acid is a naturally occurring component in the body. It’s ability to retain high levels of moisture keep the skin looking smooth and plump. It also improves the structure of the skin to keep it looking ageless. It's always something I have on hand.

I got this Susanne Kaufmann serum from Credo Beauty recently and I just adore that store, specifically because they are really strict on which brands they sell. They have a "no-no" list of chemicals they don't allow. It takes the stress out of scrolling though numerous labels on each product.


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