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Jenmarie is a bubbly and petite thirty-year-old who loves to laugh and always thinks shopping is a good idea. She has been happily married for seven years to the man of her dreams and loves all things Star Wars & Disney. You've stumbled upon her blog of fashion, beauty and lifestyle where she shares her outfits, reviews, beauty tips, favorite things, and inspirational pick-me-ups. Have a look around and send her a note if you wish!

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Beauty Box 5: Simple Night In

Beauty Box 5: Simple Night In | Style through Her Eyes
As much as I love face masks, I haven't used them much at all this year. Though I prefer to apply masks myself, I also enjoy the single use masks even if they're much too large for my little face (you can fold them in specific areas to create a better fit). One of the full size products in this month's Beauty Box 5 was the Retinal Spa Treatment Mask by Global Beauty Care which you can find at places like Bed Bath & Beyond or ULTA. This mask helps to minimize expression lines and wrinkles, boost cell renewal and delay the effects of skin aging.

Beauty Box 5: Simple Night In | Style through Her Eyes

Beauty Box 5: Simple Night In | Style through Her Eyes

Beauty Box 5: Simple Night In | Style through Her Eyes

This mask was extremely moisturized and had a very light cooling effect. While wearing the mask for twenty minutes, I made some decaffeinated green tea, got all snuggly in bed with my Disney Castle blanket and dove into Psalms. Afterwards, I removed the mask and washed off the excess serum. My face felt refreshed and perfectly smooth! I think these few simple steps create a relaxing night in to help yourself unwind before you call it a day. Just make sure you're not staring at a screen for too long and right before you sleep. Our phones, computers, and TVs all emit blue light which causes eye strain, macular degeneration, and sleep disruption. I'd highly recommend getting the Twilight app for your phone which is basically a blue light filter. I actually keep it on all day on my phone and computer! Of course, you can also opt for the old fashioned way and grab a book! ;)

How often do you use a face mask and what do you like to do to unwind for the night?

Disclosure: The face mask mentioned in this post was sent to me by Beauty Box 5. All opinions are 100% my own.

3 Reasons To Talk About Anxiety & Depression

3 Reasons To Talk About Anxiety And Depression | Style through Her Eyes

The other day I felt sluggish and overwhelmed by anxiety. It was getting close to the end of the day and I didn't feel like I did much of anything because of the mental state I was in. I was beginning to feel depressed and wanted only to sit in bed but I really didn't want to let it get the best of me! Right when I was thinking that I needed to do something, my sister sent me a text and told me she went through all my posts under the "Inspiration" tab and said that they made her feel happy. Hearing how my posts helped to lift her spirits actually motivated me. It was then that I realized I hadn't written a post that would fall under that category in a while and I decided to remedy that! Distracting myself from negative thoughts and feelings is one way I like to try to keep my anxiety under control and what better way to do that than to write a post to hopefully encourage other people?

Let's look at three different reasons that I personally think it's good to talk about anxiety and depression.

IT'S THERAPEUTIC

When I first shared with you about having anxiety, I found it to be very therapeutic. And since revealing that part of myself, I have continued to find writing about anxiety and depression very calming and relieving. There have been studies that explain that writing itself has shown improvements in both physical and psychological health, and I definitely can see how that's possible. I think, especially, if you're not ready to talk about anxiety, depression or whatever else it is that you have or are currently struggling with in a face-to-face conversation, writing is the perfect way to start! If you've never done this before, take baby steps and write prayers to God, journal, or create poems or songs. It truly helps with sorting out your thoughts and feelings and eventually, you just may feel comfortable enough to share with others, which leads me into my next reason to talk about it...

YOU HAVE A VOICE

I never thought that incorporating posts about the things I struggle with along with my own personal tips would inspire other people as much as they have. Whether you're a blogger, YouTuber, or you're strictly just on Facebook or another social media platform, you have a voice and a following. It doesn't matter if that following is small or large, that one post, video, or message that you put out there could change someone's day and continue to encourage and inspire them for a long time to come. There are so many people in this world who need to hear from you so they know they're not alone. Speaking of which...

RAISE MORE AWARENESS

I recently thought about how anxiety and depression has become a much more common topic of discussion. People who we follow online and those we converse with offline are talking about it more and more. I think it's a wonderful thing because it is good for us to be able to talk about our struggles when we feel safe and want to, but it's also good for other people who don't experience these things because they're able to learn about what it's like and what it is we go through. It's not fun being in the dark and not being aware of how you can be supportive of someone else. We need to communicate! So, continue to raise awareness either by beginning to talk about it yourself, sharing articles, videos, your favorite Bible verses, pins from Pinterest, etc! Let's continue to raise awareness together!

Have you tried writing about how you feel? Have you shared with someone else? What were the results?

Beauty Box 5: Rose Gold Beauty Tools

Rose gold is a divine color that so many people crave in many areas of their life. You can find this on-trend shade in several fashion and home departments, and even beauty departments. Because who says the tools you use to get ready for the day can't be pretty?

Beauty Box 5: Rose Gold Beauty Tools | Style through Her Eyes

As much as I love rose gold, I own next to nothing in that shade. But that problem slightly changed when Beauty Box 5 sent me a couple of super chic beauty tools of my own. Now, plucking my eyebrows can be somewhat glamorous. Right? This tweezer and mirror set is coming to Sweep Beauty real soon!

If you're interested in your own rose gold essentials, here's a few I spotted online that you might be interested in.

Beauty Box 5: Rose Gold Beauty Tools | Style through Her Eyes
Real Techniques Bold Metals 300 Tapered Blush Brush | $18.99 | ULTA
*The Real Techniques brushes are my favorite! Their Bold Metals collection includes other brushes in rose gold as well!

Beauty Box 5: Rose Gold Beauty Tools | Style through Her Eyes
LUXE Studio Rose Gold Collection Eyelash Curler | $6.97 | Wal Mart

Beauty Box 5: Rose Gold Beauty Tools | Style through Her Eyes
LUXE Studio Rose Gold Collection Deluxe Tweezers Duo | $5.11 | Wal Mart

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Disclosure: The products mentioned above were sent to me by Beauty Box 5. All opinions are 100% my own.

John Frieda Frizz Ease: Dream Curls & Curl Reviver Product Review

John Frieda Frizz Ease: Dream Curls Styling Spray & Curl Reviver Mousse Review | Style through Her Eyes

John Frieda Frizz Ease: Dream Curls Styling Spray & Curl Reviver Mousse Review | Style through Her Eyes

I have very thick hair with elongated waves and medium curls. Typically, I like to straighten it and leave the ends curled or straighten my entire head of hair. I used to wear it long and natural a few years ago but overtime I've had difficulties with my hair in managing the waves and curls to make them presentable to wear out. But after receiving an incredible package full of several John Frieda products from Preen.Me (I won an Instagram challenge with them), I discovered a new way to enhance and control my natural hair by combining two products. Since then, I've been wearing my hair in it's more natural state more often and I absolutely love it!

John Frieda Frizz Ease: Dream Curls Styling Spray & Curl Reviver Mousse Review | Style through Her Eyes

John Frieda Frizz Ease: Dream Curls Styling Spray & Curl Reviver Mousse Review | Style through Her Eyes

John Frieda Frizz Ease: Dream Curls Styling Spray & Curl Reviver Mousse Review | Style through Her Eyes

After showering and towel drying my hair, I spray the Dream Curls Daily Styling Spray all over my hair and SCRUNCH! To top it off, I apply the Curl Reviver Mousse all over and again, SCRUNCH! Depending on the day, I'll either let my hair air dry or blow dry it while scrunching it upwards and avoiding breaking up the now defined waves and curls. Together, both products reduce frizz, and enhance and hold while making your hair appear soft and energized. Now, I have quite frizzy hair, especially the first day after I've washed it. So, I like to apply a frizz control styling cream to my hair, focusing at the roots and topping it off with some hairspray. To look slightly more managed and not so much like a lion with a voluminous mane, I take the tiniest section of hair (due to getting headaches extremely easily) and pin it back with a bobby pin or bow clip on the side.

I've never been more pleased with my waves and curls! John Frieda is a great brand that has helped to make me feel more confident in wearing my hair as close to natural as possible!

Are you a fan of John Frieda? Which products do you use?

Beauty Box 5: June Box

Beauty Box 5: June Box | Style through Her Eyes

Typically, I like to review one of my favorite products or create a make-up look with the items I receive from my Beauty Box 5 boxes. But sometimes I like to share with you everything that I've received just so you can see how awesome the products are! Since I haven't shared with you all of the contents of one of my BB5 boxes since last year, I thought I'd do that today! This month featured four full sized products. This isn't uncommon for the BB5 boxes. You will always receive 5 items each month that are either full size or deluxe sample beauty products. If you're interested, you can sign up for just $12 a month! I've discovered some great new brands through this subscription box as well and would highly recommend trying it out!

Since I'm a fan of sheet masks, I'm most excited to try the Pur~lisse Blue Lotus & White Tea Sheet Mask. This product alone is worth $8! It sounds fabulous too, "Blue Lotus, White Tea and restorative Asian botanicals delivers antioxidants and minerals to your skin. This power blend fights free radicals, improves skin texture while White Mulberry brightens and Anise helps firm skin, leaving complexion healthy, beautiful and youthful-looking.".

I'm also curious to try the brand new Sweep Contour & Highlight Brush. It's extremely soft and the perfect size for highlighting!

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Other products that were included in this box: Prestige Cosmetics Brow & Lash Brush, Manna Kadar Radiance Bronzer & Highlighter, and Versaspa Tanning Face Moisturizer.

Disclosure: The products mentioned above were sent to me by Beauty Box 5. All opinions are 100% my own.

Fashion Finds: Cat Eye Sunglasses

Fashion Finds: Cat Eye Sunglasses | Style through Her Eyes

The Cat Eye has continued to be a highly sought after fashion accessory for its unique shape and bold statement. With several options to choose from, it can be worn by almost anyone! Some frames are more rounded and subtle while others have quite the sharp edge for those who are feeling extra daring. Here's a few that I've spotted recently at different price points to fit your individual needs. However, you will find in the descriptions that you get what you pay for. Which is your favorite?

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Nordstrom - $50

This retro-inspired pair by Quay Australia is perfectly shiny! It's made of plastic with 100% UVA protection and is available in two other colors.

ASOS - $13

The rose gold metal trim on these sunglasses by New Look is very much on trend! The frame is made of plastic and comes with UVA protection.

Brighton Collectibles - $110

The ornamentation on this particular pair really brightens your face while the brown ombre hues of the lenses soften the look. Brighton sunglasses come with a one year warranty against manufacture defects (with lenses that can be replaced for $10 and arms for $14). They are made of acetate, are optical ready with anti-scratch lenses, and have 100% UVA/UVB protection.

Warby Parker - $95

This pair is more rounded and perfect for those wanting to test out the Cat Eye trend. Warby Parker is comparable to Brighton Collectibles with glasses made from acetate that come with a one year, no-scratch guarantee that they'll happily replace if something were to happen. Their glasses also have 100% UV protection and for every pair you purchase, a pair is given to someone in need.

Target - $16.99

How unique is this shape? It reminds me of a dramatic eyeliner look. Plus, you can never go wrong with an all black pair. These are made of plastic and have UV protection.

Tell me, do you rock the Cat Eye?

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