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Shimmer VoxBox🌟

Happy fall!! I am so excited to tell y’all about the new Shimmer VoxBox.

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The box includes:

Vera Wang Embrace Rosebuds & Vanilla

Vera Wang Embrace Marigold & Gardenia

Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair! Deep Conditioning Mask

Nyakio Red Ginseng Line Smoothing Eye & Lip Cream

Sour Punch® Real Rainbow Straws

imPRESS Press-on Manicure

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You can get the Rose Buds and Vanilla here. With this perfume, you get the scent of both florals and vanilla. It is not very overpowering, which is great!! You can get the Marigold and Gardenia here. This scent is also floral, but I think it is much more subtle!! Both of these scents are great!

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Get this deep conditioning mask here. This is great for all hair types!! After just one use, I could feel and see a noticeable difference in my hair. My hair sees one or two heat products every day, so it is always in need of extra nourishment. This product definitely worked great for nourishing my hair and making it feel healthy again. It also made my hair so smooth!!

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Get this product here. Forewarning, this product is much thicker than normal under-eye creams. That being said, it did make my eyes feel much more moisturized. It did seem to smooth my skin some, but I am not sure it is entirely worth the price of a full-sized product.

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If you love normal Sour Punch Straws, then you will love these! They are super sour and delicious. It’s hard to not eat the whole package in one sitting – trust me, I tried really hard and failed!!

Because I just got a manicure, my sweet friend Bailey Pettis (@baileypettis) tried these imPRESS stick-on nails. Here’s her review: “I liked them a lot and loved how they made my nails feel clean. I would recommend them to people with larger hands than mine so they don’t look unnatural!” I can’t find these exact ones online, but go here to shop their other colors.

 

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Disclaimer: I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.
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Splash🌊

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Hey y’all, happy hump day!! After last week’s vacation, this week just seems to be dragging on. Today, I’m going to give y’all a quick rundown on the Splash Voxbox and tell y’all about my favorites!! This box included:

MIKE AND IKE® SOUR-LICIOUS ZOURS®

Not Your Mother’s Clean Freak Tapioca Dry Shampoo

Tree Hut Exfoliating Mud Mask Detoxifying Charcoal

Maybelline SuperStay Matte Ink™ Liquid Lipstick

Nature’s Origin™ Lavender Roll-On

SinfulColors #PRIDE Collection

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I’m not going to lie, this was probably what I was most excited for in this VoxBox. I have a major sweet tooth, love sour candy, and love Mike and Ike’s, so this was a perfect combination for me. The box comes with five flavors: sour watermelon, sour lemon, sour cherry, sour blue raspberry, and sour green apple. My absolute favorites were sour watermelon and sour green apple. I don’t like cherry flavoring, so I already knew I wasn’t going to like those. The sour lemon ones were extremely bitter!! The sour blue raspberry ones were okay, but I could have done without them.

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This is one of the best dry shampoos I have ever tried. It didn’t leave my hair feeling sticky at all, like some dry shampoos do. It also has the most amazing scent (if you like smelling like a sugar cookie!). This will definitely be a staple in my gym bag and on all of my vacations!

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After a week at the lake and in the sun, my skin was desperate for a good mask. This charcoal mud mask was just what I needed. I left it on for about 15 minutes, which might have been too long because my face was so tight at the end that I could barely talk!! However, when I washed it off, my face felt so clean and soft! Absolutely loving this mask!

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I tried this in shade 15 (Lover). Personally, I thought the color was a little too dark, especially for summer. It does stay on really well, but it was super sticky on my lips for hours. Maybe I’ll get used to the stickiness if I keep using it!! It definitely does its job though!

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I have always been a huge fan of lavender, especially spraying it on my pillows to help me fall asleep. This roll-on is perfect. I roll some on my wrists before I get in bed, and I sleep like a baby all night. This sample isn’t seeming to be lasting me very long, but I’m pretty sure that’s because one of my brothers has discovered its magical powers and has also been using it every night!

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This polish is shade “Bon Bons”. I wouldn’t recommend this polish if you’re looking for a long-lasting manicure. It started to chip off of my nails almost immediately. The glitter in the polish also makes it difficult to apply. It takes multiple coats to get a red nail.

 

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I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.
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Honduras 2017

Wow, what an amazing week I had last week in Honduras!! I was fortunate enough to return for the fourth time with 15 other people from my home church, Northminster Presbyterian. We flew into Tegucigalpa on Sunday, and from there, we drove south to Choluteca. We partnered with HOI and Lufussa (Honduras’s power company) and worked in the village of Pavana. We had some unforeseen delays, such as the small hurricane that came through on Monday, but we were still able to have an exceptional week and do a ton of work in the village. Each day we helped cement floors, build pilas and latrines, and teach Vacation Bible School. We truly had such a fantastic week, and we are already looking forward to next year’s trip!!

Watch the video below to get a small glimpse of what our week was like!

 

 

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Save the Fishies🐋

Y’ALL. I am super super excited about my newest partnership!! I have partnered with Sand Cloud, and I absolutely love their mission. They support four different organizations: Marine Conservation Institute, SurfRider Foundation, Pacific Marine Mammal Center, and San Diego Coast Keeper. With every item purchased from Sand Cloud, the company donates 10% to help save marine life.

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I am loving this Save the Fishies water bottle!! It’s made of glass, which makes it super easy to clean and to know how much water you have already had! I love putting some fruit in my water during the summers, especially berries! It makes the water taste great and refreshing, and it makes me want to actually drink water! It also leaves a little treat for when I finish my water 😉

I’m excited to share with y’all that if you use my code, “AlexU25“, you can save 25% on anything you purchase!!

Happy shopping!

Tag me in your Sand Cloud pics so I can give y’all some love!

 

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Honestly Action Designs

Honestly Action Designs🎨

Happy Sunday! My beautiful friend Shannon and I have decided to gather our little traces of talent together and start a company. We’re creating cute little canvases with so many different, precious designs- perfect for transforming that plain wall you’ve been meaning to decorate and even better to give as gifts to those you love! They’re all hand-painted by Shannon and me, so I can guarantee they’re riddled with giggles and love. We’re

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