get your glow on with hydrafacial

Note: the HydraFacial treatment was offered to me as a courtesy, but my review and thoughts are completely my own.

Recently, I had the pleasure of experiencing HydraFacial, a skin health treatment that uses patented technology to cleanse, extract, and hydrate, leaving the skin fresh and glowy. I experienced my treatment at BayPointe Dermatology here in Miami, and the team there had so much great information to share about skincare, the HydraFacial procedure, and how to get into a regimen of monthly HydraFacial treatments to keep pores clean.

I am always exploring new ways to keep my skin clean, get a little extra glow, fight aging, and indulge in a little self-care. Lately, I felt like my skin texture was looking rather dull, so I was on the hunt for a procedure that was non-invasive but also pampering. After a little research, I realized HydraFacial was exactly what I needed.

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sustainability + examining your habits

I’ve always tried to be aware of my footprint on the world – from my diet to my trash to my consumerism etc. It can be…overwhelming for a lack of a better word, but worth the fuss, I think. Since becoming a mom, it’s actually amplified – I have a tendency to not just read labels, but to scan them with certain apps to measure toxicity. I research companies and their social impact before purchasing something as simple as say, deodorant. I buy shower gel from independent brands that advertise building schools in Africa vs. brands that have marketed to me my entire life. The millenial crush, from a commercial standpoint, is a brand who tells you your purchases are more than what you’re taking home –they pay it forward, they do good down the line that justifies you buying whatever xyz is.

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wardrobe essentials: little baby basics from carter’s

Note: This post is sponsored by Carter’s, however, all opinions and clothing selections are my own.

It’s no secret that having a baby is a lot of work. Between Googling what’s normal and what’s not, deciding what diapers to buy, what foods to introduce, sleep schedules, milestone timelines, and other complicated topics, one thing that’s easy to cross off the list is how to outfit your baby in easy and comfortable clothing for their day to day activities. For me, I’ve found beauty in the simplicity of Carter’s little baby basics.

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