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A Day At The Beach

A Day At The Beach | Style Through Her Eyes

A Day At The Beach | Style Through Her Eyes

A Day At The Beach | Style Through Her Eyes

A Day At The Beach | Style Through Her Eyes

A Day At The Beach | Style Through Her Eyes

A Day At The Beach | Style Through Her Eyes

A Day At The Beach | Style Through Her Eyes

What I Wore

Beach Coverup: Target
Flip Flips: Old Navy
Vera Wang Sunglasses: Kohls
Necklace: Gifted from my Great Grandma
Beach Bag: Found years ago at Wal-Mart

Over the weekend Jason and I attended his company picnic which was held at a private location at the beach. We went last year and we were both really excited to go again! There was delicious food, fun games like bingo and an intense game of water balloon tossing and so many awesome prizes! We also went on a four-person paddle boat with some friends (which I forgot to photograph) and Jason used the paddle board. I was too scared to fall in the cold water! The weather down there was a drastic change to what we've been used to the past few weeks. It was in the mid 70's with just a slight breeze. I had a cardigan with me that I took off and on but luckily I wasn't too chilly in my new ruffled beach coverup from Target. Of course the sun didn't decide to come out until the end of the event!

What was the highlight of your weekend?

Beauty Box 5: My Night Time Skincare Routine

Beauty Box 5 - My Night Time Skincare Routine | Style Through Her Eyes

These are the steps I take each night to prepare my face for a restful night of sleep. In the future, if any of you are interested, I will document the entire process of what I do to get ready for bed but for now I hope you enjoy reading about the skincare portion of it.

Beauty Box 5 - My Night Time Skincare Routine | Style Through Her Eyes

Beauty Box 5 - My Night Time Skincare Routine | Style Through Her Eyes

Beauty Box 5 - My Night Time Skincare Routine | Style Through Her Eyes

I use Maybelline's Clean Express Waterproof Eye Make Up Remover and a cotton pad (these are the dual sided ones from Target) to remove ALL of my make-up. I emphasize "all" because it is targeted towards eyes but takes off everything. I then take my Expert Sensitive Gentle Refreshing Toner from Boots (just over $4 at Target) to wipe away any last traces of make-up and/or dirt. Please do not think that only using a make-up remover and a facial wash will remove every last bit of make-up and impurities from your face. I thought it did too before I started using a toner. Not only does it reassure me that my face is 100% clean but it's also so refreshing and a cheap addition to add to your routine. As for face wash, I am currently using the Clear Complexion Cream Cleanser by Aveeno. When I run out of my Clinique Cleansing Foam, this is what I'll use until I buy more. It's nice and natural and has tiny microbeads within the cream that aid in exfoliating.

Beauty Box 5 - My Night Time Skincare Routine | Style Through Her Eyes

Now that my face has been completely cleansed, I use the Expert Sensitive Hydrating Eye Cream by Boots. It's formulated to help moisturize, nourish, and reduce the appearance of fine lines. This is not a heavy duty eye cream but good if you're on a budget and still in need of some sort of product for the most delicate area of your face.

Beauty Box 5 - My Night Time Skincare Routine | Style Through Her Eyes

Next I'll take a moisturizer and apply it all over my face. I've been using the Clean & Clear Morning Burst Hydrating Gel Moisturizer which is oil-free and smells and feels so refreshing! This was a sample size I received a while ago which means I'll be investing in a new one soon!

Beauty Box 5 - My Night Time Skincare Routine | Style Through Her Eyes

Beauty Box 5 - My Night Time Skincare Routine | Style Through Her Eyes

I then use my Mint Julips Lip Scrub from LUSH and scrub and buff away! This is a great step that will help with chapped lips by getting rid of the dead skin sills. To top it off I use one of my many lip balms. I chose this delicious one I received from Beauty Box 5. It's by Body Drench and it smells EXACTLY like Cotton Candy which is sort of a tease but still so pleasant. All of their candy flavored lip balms are infused with beeswax, coconut oil and Vitamin E.

And that concludes my current nightly skincare routine. I also use a mask about once a week which helps a lot with break outs. This is the one that I've been using. I also need to incorporate a stronger anti-aging product. I'm thinking an anti-aging moisturizer once the one I'm using runs out. Let me know if you have any recommendations!

What does your routine look like? Do you take any of the steps I do?

Disclosure: The Body Drench Lip Balm was sent to me by Beauty Box 5. All opinions are 100% my own.

Fashion Shows: Resort 2015

Two months ago the Resort 2015 collections were posted and I was just getting through looking at some of them this week. A resort collection, sometimes also referred to as holiday or travel collection, is an inter-season or pre-season line of ready-to-wear clothing. It was originally marketed by "upscale" stores and collections for those who would vacation post-Christmas/New Year's weeks in warm-weather climates. Resort collections cover day and evening attire which is why you will often find full-length gowns. Not all my favorite designers had collections I particularly loved this time. Usually I gush over Alice & Olivia and Erith Fetherston but there were others that won me over, including these four...

Oscar de la Renta Resort 2015 | Style Through Her Eyes

Oscar de la Renta is always on my favorites list. He is the King of fashion and is known for his elegant touch and ability to know what women love to wear most. His collection surprisingly goes from quirky to fancy and has a lot of patterns and shapes. These two dresses are so princess-like they don't even need crowns.

Christian Siriano Resort 2015 | Style Through Her Eyes

Christian Siriano's collections are like sticking your hand in a bag of candy and not knowing what you're going to pull out. His pieces are always surprising and so full of character. His resort collection included a lot of neon colors and stripes but I, for some reason, fell for the all black dresses. Aren't they lovely?

Elie Saab Resort 2015 | Style Through Her Eyes

I really liked the soft ethereal colors that Elie Saab's collection featured. It was extremely hard to pick just two and I went back and forth with my choices. I highly suggest browsing this collection as there are such beautiful and extremely feminine pieces.

Marchesa Resort 2015 | Style Through Her Eyes

So much of the collection by Marchesa is filled with lacey goodness. Though there are only seventeen pieces in total, it's enough to make you feel like you stepped in a fairytale world. Both of these are red carpet-worthy!

Have you been keeping up with the recent fashion shows? Which collection is your favorite from these four I mentioned?

Maybelline Crystal Baby Lips Review

Maybelline Crystal Baby Lips Review | Style Through Her Eyes

Maybelline Crystal Baby Lips Review | Style Through Her Eyes

Maybelline Crystal Baby Lips Review | Style Through Her Eyes

Maybelline Crystal Baby Lips Review | Style Through Her Eyes

Maybelline Crystal Baby Lips Review | Style Through Her Eyes
(Nude lips compared to wearing Beam of Blush)

Maybelline Crystal Baby Lips Review | Style Through Her Eyes
(Nude lips compared to wearing Pink Quartz)

When I found out about Maybelline's new Crystal Baby Lips I was so anxious for their arrival! Their last collection, Dr. Rescue, didn't thrill me too much. I didn't even end up trying them because of the infused menthol. But these were too pretty and unique to pass up! I decided on Beam of Blush, which is a light purple and smells like a muted version of the Bubble Gum Tape I loved when I was a child. I'm not kidding, even my husband said so! I also purchased Pink Quartz, a medium pink shade that smells like a sweet yet sour candy I can't put my finger on. They both glisten unlike the rest of the Baby Lips balms do and I also think they feel so much more moisturizing. They definitely lived up to my expectations and I would highly recommend them! They're great to have handy in your bag and make a wonderful option if you're not wanting to re-apply your lipstick but still want a little color and shimmer. Not interested? Think stocking stuffers! For just $2.99 at Wal-Mart you really can't go wrong. If you're curious, Target has them for $3.40 and at ULTA they are $3.99 (though they are having the BOGO 1/2 off right now).

Do you own any of the Maybelline Baby Lips? Will you try these out?

Make Your Own Trail Mix

Make Your Own Trail Mix | Style Through Her Eyes

Make Your Own Trail Mix | Style Through Her Eyes

Over the weekend I made my own trail mix using mostly healthy options which made a great snack for the whole family! Making your own trail mix is easy and completely customizable. You can use a variety of different nuts, seeds, dried fruit, yogurt chips, pretzels, etc. The possibilities are endless! Here is what I used to make mine:

Dry Roasted & Unsalted Almonds
From: Trader Joe's
Cost: $5.99 for a pound
Info: Almonds are a good source of dietary fiber and protein. These in particular are of the "nonpareil" variety (meaning "no equal") and are the most expensive variety due to their consistently high quality.

Organic Banana Chips
From: Trader Joe's
Cost: $2.99 for a pound
Info: This dried fruit is made entirely of organic bananas, organic coconut oil, and organic evaporated cane juice. They are super flavorful and worked great with this mix!

Roasted Coconut Chips
From: Trader Joe's
Cost: $1.99 for two ounces
Info: These coconut chips are dry roasted (which means there have been no added oils) and are vegan and gluten free. They have been soaked in coconut milk and coconut juice with a touch of salt and sugar for taste.

Reese's Peanut Butter Chips
From: Stater Bros.
Cost: About $4.50 for ten ounces
Info: Originally I had wanted to get the peanut butter chips from Trader Joe's but they were all out! I also checked with Fresh & Easy but they didn't have any either. The peanut butter chips at Trader Joe's are made with...

Sugar, peanut flour (which is defatted, ground peanuts), palm oil, dry milk and emulsifier and salt.

Now compare those ingredients to the Reese's peanut butter chips...

Partially defatted peanuts; sugar; partially hydrogenated vegatable oil (palm kernal and soybean oil); corn syrup solids; dextrose; reduced minerals whey (milk); contains 2% or less of: salt; vanillin, arificial flavor; soy lecithin.

As you can see, they are much worse so I only added a little to the trail mix. I wanted it to be as healthy as it could be!

If you have a party or casual get-together coming up making your own trail mix would add a great touch to your snack table!

Throwback Thursday: Beauty and the Beast

Throwback Thursday: Beauty and the Beast | Style Through Her Eyes

Throwback Thursday: Beauty and the Beast | Style Through Her Eyes

Throwback Thursday: Beauty and the Beast | Style Through Her Eyes

Throwback Thursday: Beauty and the Beast | Style Through Her Eyes

Beauty and the Beast has always been my most favorite Disney cartoon. Here are a few fun facts you probably didn't know about my history with the film...

1) I saw BATB eleven times in the theater. ELEVEN!
2) When I first watched the film at the El Capitan in Hollywood I was crushed that Gaston killed the Beast. I remember crying I was so upset but my dad comforted me and told me to watch what happened. He must've known he'd come back to life ;)
3) We met the artist who drew Gaston, Andreas Deja, twice. Once at the El Capitan (where he did a quick sketch and autograph for us on a napkin) and the other time at Disneyland.
4) Once my family owned the movie on VHS we would sing the songs all the time and my brother and I often reenacted our favorite scenes.
5) I started a BATB collection quite young and to this day occasionally add to it.
6) I was Belle for Halloween twice and eventually wore her gold dress to shreds from playing dress up so much (I cringe at the way I used to take care of things back then! Who was I?).
7) My Uncle, who is now with the Lord, would make me giggle every time I saw him as he'd always say "Hello Belle! Oh, I mean Jennifer." He liked to pretend he forgot my name and it was an ongoing game every time our families got together. What a fond memory!
8) I wanted to have a BATB themed Birthday party but there weren't any party decorations available to purchase so my mom and dad made their own. My dad was quite the artist and drew huge pictures of the characters (we even did pin the tail on the Beast!) and my mom and dad colored them in and made them look JUST LIKE the characters from the movie. I wish I still had them because these drawings were like framed works of art!
9) I debated auditioning to play the part of Belle at Disneyland once ...or twice.
10) Last Summer I met Paige O'Hara (voice of Belle) at the D23 Convention. She took a photo with me and signed my BATB Vinylmation Figure set.

Which Disney movie is your absolute favorite?

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