The Dry Skin Dream Team

The Dry Skin Dream Team | Born To Be Bright

About a year ago, I developed dry skin that liked to peel and made putting on makeup a pain.  So I started taking a ...

My Colourpop Collection and Wishlist

Colourpop Collection and Wishlist | Born To Be Bright

ColourPop caught my eye right after I first heard about it last year. I wanted to start slow, picking up a few things ...

4 Ways I’m Becoming Healthier

Ways I'm Becoming Healthier | Born To Be Bright

We all make that same New Years' Resolution to become healthier every year.  This summer I got on top of that and ...

3rd Blogiversary!

3rd Blogiversary | Born To Be Bright

I've been sitting here for a while trying to think of a theme for this blogiversary post.  I just went back and read ...

Products I Use Because of A Recommendation

Products I Use Because of Someone Else | Born To Be Bright

I was looking over my collection and realized how many amazing products recommendations have brought into my ...

How To Get Through A Bad Day

How To Get Through A Bad Day | Born To Be Bright

We all have a bad day once in a while whether something happened that's got you in a mood or you are upset for no ...

Z Palette Game Plan

Z Palette Plan - Makeup Geek Cocoa Bear

The other day I went into Sephora to browse but ended up buying the Z Palette Baby.  This one is $10 at Sephora ...

3 Ways To Up Your Water Intake

3 Ways to Up Your Water Intake | Born To Be Bright

If there's one thing that's really improved my skin and my general health, it's drinking more water.  I used to drink ...

Facial Mist Guide

Facial Mist Guide | Born To Be Bright

I went on a bit of a facial mist splurge while I was in Europe and I wanted to do a guide showing which ones are good ...

2016 Beauty Olympics

Beauty Olympics | Born To Be Bright

Since the 2016 Rio Olympics are taking place right now I decided to do a sort of beauty olympics comparing makeup to ...

5 Hair Products I Love – Summer 2016

5 Hair Products I Love | Born To Be Bright

I rarely write about hair on my blog.  The truth is that I neglect my hair like crazy.  But, I thought I'd show you ...

Foreo Luna Play Review

Foreo Luna Play Review | Born To Be Bright

I got my little Foreo Luna Play back at the end of May when I was on quite the spending splurge.  I knew I wasn't ...

Makeup Wishlist Summer 2016

Makeup Wishlist 2016 - Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder | Born To Be Bright

I am back with another wishlist, this time being a makeup wishlist rather than a skincare wishlist.  I went into Ulta ...

POPSUGAR July Must Have Box

POPSUGAR July Must Have Box | Born To Be Bright

I was sent the POPSUGAR Must Have Box to review and I'm so impressed.  It's a full-on lifestyle subscription box, with ...

If I Could Only Keep 10 Items Challenge

If I Could Only Keep 10 Items Challenge | Born To Be Bright

I saw this post on another blog and added it to my "posts to write" list in my Bullet Journal.  I am all about cutting ...

Top Summer Bases 2016

Top Summer Bases | Born To Be Bright

Summer is the time that sweat and oil peak through our makeup. Without bases that help keep it under control, we can ...

My Bullet Journal – One Month On

My Bullet Journal - One Month On | Born To Be Bright

Ever since I saw Lily Pebbles talk about her Bullet Journal a few months ago I've wanted to try one.  I work best with ...

Skincare Wishlist 2016

Sunday Riley Artemis Facial Oil - Skincare Wishlist | Born To Be Bright

I've been getting really into skincare ever since the beginning of June, written about with this post.  I'm all about ...

August Goals 2016

August Goals | Born To Be Bright

I know everyone says this but - I can't believe how fast time is going.  It seems like just last month I was ...

July Favorites 2016 – Beauty

July Favorites 2016 | Born To Be Bright

This month has finally been hot outside, with 90°+ temperatures and lots of sunshine.  I'm starting to settle into a ...

Top 5 Summer Products 2016

My top Summer products for this year.

Summer is a whole new beast when it comes to keeping makeup on: humidity and temperatures rise, you're outside and ...

My Biggest Style Inspirations – Gigi and Kendall

Style Inspirations - Gigi and Kendall

You've probably heard me go on about streamlining my wardrobe, and we all know Pinterest is one of the best places to ...

July Beauty Edit – Skincare and Makeup

Foreo Mini, Grey - July Beauty Edit | Born To Be Bright

I love doing my monthly beauty edits, it's a cross between a monthly favorites post and a makeup wishlist post.  I ...

How To Be Okay With No Makeup

How To Be Okay With No Makeup | Born To Be Bright

I wrote about my last no makeup experience a few weeks ago and it's my favorite post on my blog.  I wrote about how I ...

My 5 Product Face

My 5 Product Face | Born To Be Bright

Easy makeup routines are my cup of tea and I write a lot of posts on my favorites, like my easiest makeup routine, and ...

Top 4 Essie Nail Polishes

My Top 4 Essie Nail Polishes | Born To Be Bright

Essie has always been my favorite brand of nail polish, from the square bottle to the polish names, it's safe to say ...

6 Month Beauty Favorites

6 Month Beauty Favorites | Born To Be Bright

Time is flying, 2016 is over half way done!  I get this strange urge to go buy a 2017 calendar and start planning my ...

My Easiest Makeup Routine

Easiest Makeup Routine | Born To Be Bright

Everyone has those days where they have a little less time than they would like to do their makeup.  If you aren't too ...

Pinterest Beauty Inspo July

Pinterest has been so addicting lately!  I'm always scrolling through my feed and pinning new things to my ...

My No Makeup Challenge

My No Makeup Challenge | Born To Be Bright

I've always been one to say the phrases "5 minutes so I can do my makeup really fast" or "almost ready I just need to ...

10 Netflix Movies in a Nutshell

My Opinion of 10 Netflix Movies | Born To Be Bright

I had a crazy movie obsession in June.  I was watching sometimes 3 or 4 movies in one day, and I loved every minute. ...

Top 5 Makeup Recommendations

Top 5 Makeup Recommendations | Born To Be Bright

Out of all the makeup products I own a few that I always rely on and trust.  I have a thing for Too Faced products, ...

Summer Beauty Capsule Wardrobe

Summer Beauty Capsule Wardrobe | Born To Be Bright

Summer is the time for a simplified makeup routine that lasts through the day.  A capsule wardrobe is a collection of ...

Beauty Grab Bag – My All-Time Favorites

Beauty Grab Bag - My All-Time Favorite Makeup | Born to Be Bright

I always wanted to do a post on my favorite products, favorite primer, foundation, everything.  Bloggers write about ...

Colourpop New Finishes MatteX and Ultra Satin

Colourpop New Finishes | Born To Be Bright

When I saw that Colourpop had Ultra Satin Lippies I was hyped and began scanning the website for colors I liked.  But ...

Shower Routine

Shower Routine | Born To Be Bright

I finally love all the products I use every time I shower, from my skin routine to my hair.  And let me tell you I ...

May Beauty and Style Edit

May Beauty and Style Edit - Asos Ring | Born To Be Bright

I decided to combine my beauty edit and my style edit since I'm a bit late for this month, so enjoy my May Beauty and ...

Top 5 Spring Beauty Products

Top 5 Spring Beauty Products | Born To Be Bright

My top 5 spring beauty products are all about that glowy, healthy, natural look I like coming out of winter.  With ...

Workspace Essentials

Workspace Essentials | Born To Be Bright

I love my workspace, I love the natural light coming in and the way music echoes off the walls.  I love how cozy it ...

3 Ways to Top Steel Cut Oats

3 Ways to Top Steel Cut Oats | Born To Be Bright

I have always loved steel cut oats but I didn't start making them at home until I found a quick-cook version at Trader ...

3 Products Worth Every Penny

3 Products Worth Every Penny | Born To Be Bright

I have 3 categories of products that I believe are definitely are worth the money.  I love experimenting with ...

Favorite Places in Paris, France

Favorite Places in Paris, France | Born To Be Bright

Over Spring Break I traveled to Germany and France and I thought it would be fun to do a bit of a photo diary/ favorite ...

Flight Essentials

Flight Essentials | Born To Be Bright

Most people dread the long-haul flight of a trip but it’s one of my favorite parts, a couple of hours of sitting with ...

April Monthly Makeup

March Monthly Favorites | Born To Be Bright

Here’s everything I’ll be wearing in my April monthly makeup!  Overall, my makeup this month has been glowy and ...

How To Calm Down Fast

How To Calm Down Fast | Born To Be Bright

We all have those moments where are heart rate speeds up and we start feeling super nervous.  I have 3 ways to regain ...

Longest Wearing Lip Colors

Longest Wearing Lip Colors | Born To Be Bright

I think that the number one makeup issue everyone deals with often is finding the longest wearing lip colors.  Most ...

Ways to Relax Long-Term

Relax Long-Term | Born To Be Bright

Finding ways to relax long-term has been something I’ve been working on for a while now and I think I’ve finally ...

Brighten Up My Workspace

Brighten Up My Workspace | Born To Be Bright

I finally have a workspace that I love being in and I feel creative in.  Being able to work from the comfort of my bed ...

Kale, Balsamic and Pomegranate Pizza Recipe

Kale, Balsamic and Pomegranate Pizza | Born To Be Bright

I am always on the lookout for healthy but really good recipes.  I don’t like sacrificing taste for healthier ...

Becca’s All-In-One Afterglow Palette

Becca Afterglow | Born To Be Bright

This gorgeous Becca Afterglow Palette is fairly new and to be honest I was a little skeptical of how good it would be ...

Welcome Back!

Launch | Born To Be Bright

So this new name thing… I’ve been wanting a fresh start on this blog for quite a few months now and when I came ...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year | Born To Be Bright

Happy New Year!  This new year I knew I wanted to create a list of a few resolutions to keep me focused this year. ...

A Massive Beauty Haul, Maybe a Bit Too Massive

Too Faced Natural Eyes Palette

I've gotten so much new makeup that I realized I haven't written about yet so here it is!  For my birthday, I was ...

Blogs I Check on A Daily Basis

Hi loves!  Today I thought I'd share which blogs I type in every single day and take a snoop around through old posts ...

Recipe: Homemade Frozen Yogurt

Homemade Frozen Yogurt Ingredients

I wanted to find a recipe for a healthy version of homemade ice cream since I'm such an ice cream eater.  The recipe I ...