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DIRTYLEMON. Part Two. skin + hair

Alright, alright, alright. I’m a believer!  I loved the detox week with my dirty lemon drinks but I think the skin+hair drink is where it’s at!

Unlike the detox drink, you don’t have to worry about drinking it after a meal so it gives you plenty of flexibility. Drink it whenever you want!  The ingredients are very different. This drink starts with filtered water, cold pressed lemon juice, horsetail, red clover, cayenne and hydrolyzed marine collagen peptides. 

I know, that was my question too.

Basically, to quote the website, this crazy blend “was carefully selected to improve skin elasticity, hydration, and skin density, increase internal collagen production and offer nutrients for optimal hair health.” Read more about the benefits and the details here.

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UPDATE: I am on my second case in a four week period and I am obsessed.  Ordering is so easy. YOU JUST TEXT THEM AND SAY SHIP ME A CASE.  Genius.  I will keep you posted with my progress but I am feeling great and my skin is clearing up nicely! 

xo,

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The Skinny on TSC: A Review

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ICYMI, BEC has a maj girl crush on lifestyle blog The Skinny Confidential and it’s mastermind, the stunning Lauryn Evarts.  But, did you know that Lauryn is also a published author?  I honestly loved her book and YOU will too.  Bonus: It’s a quick read; I finished it in one sitting simply because I could not put it down.

The Skinny Confidential: A Babe’s Sexy Sassy Fitness and Lifestyle Guide begins with one of my favorite concepts: “fake it ’til you make it”.  Throughout the book Lauryn inspires us with this sort of simple but awesome advice.

There is a recipe section (swoon!) that shows us what and how she eats, shares her personal cravings (flamin’ hot cheetos!), details info on everything from cleanses to juicing, hangovers to kombucha.

I loved the rather hefty focus on fitness.  Lauryn highlights several exercises with fabulous photos of things you can do at home for FREE.

As someone who doesn’t wear much makeup at all, it’s ironic my favorite chapter in the book is “WTF’s In My Makeup Bag“.  Lauryn’s less is more approach is perfect for girls who like to look fresh faced and flawless but need a little help (meeeee). She also spills on her favorite products, go-to skin care routine, and how she gets that gorgeous hair of hers so damn shiny and sexy.

The more you look at the TSC site, the more you will appreciate Lauryn’s care free fashion sense.  She looks so freakin‘ put together but not like she’s trying too hard…know what I mean?  Effortless and stylish and comfortable!  In the book she teaches us how to get this look and for that, sister, we are grateful!

Check out her blog, order her book, and follow her on social media.  We promise, you will love her and her BRILLIANT blog as much as we do.

xo,

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December 1…NINE Things on my Christmas *WISH* List

Hence the word WISH.  Some of these are not exactly affordable, per se, but a girl can dream right?  Check out the things I am coveting RIGHT NOW.

The Cartier Love Bracelet in pink gold.  Look I said WISH LIST not REALISTIC LIST.  Isn’t it gorgeous? Simple, sleek and chic.  Ahhhhh!

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Thug Kitchen TK2: Party Grub Cookbook.  We all know how much I love their original cook book.  But please remember if you’re offended by four letter words, keep on scrolling because this is not for you peeps.

thug kitchenMoore & Giles Leather Club Bag.  This is the perfect size for a weekend trip and the rich leather will only look better the more it gets worn and beat up.  Best part?  M&G is based locally here in Lynchburg so supporting them makes us very happy!

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A piece of Lindsay Cowles artwork.  Brace yourself.  This Richmond, VA based girl is such a talent.  I love the texture and colors in her paintings and you will too. Check out her site for other items such as pillows, wallpaper and fabric!

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Laura Mercier Lip Glace…in every color.  Not only is every color freaking flawless, they SMELL so good!  I love them all!

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The Sigma Essential Makeup Brush Kit at Nordstrom.  This set is affordable, has every sort of brush from eyeliner to blush, and is easy to grip.  I actually think I NEED this one guys!

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Mumm Napa Cuvee Sparkling Wine.  This is my favorite inexpensive alternative to champagne.  It’s light and crisp, not too sweet or dry.  Perfect for any holiday soiree.

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Art supplies from the Art Box in Lynchburg.  This past fall I found myself feeling totally “arty”.  So bring on the canvas, acrylic paints, artist brushes, and gold foil!  Check out this blog for DIY abstract art.…it’s what inspired me!

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A MELLOW sous vide machine.  The ultimate cooking machine that uses WI-FI!.  These are only available for pre order right now but they look incredible and such a fabulous way to cook clean and healthy!  Read more here.

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Just a few things I have had my eye on lately!  What are you hoping to see under the tree this year?

Merry, merry!

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