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Wintertize Your Natural Beauty #Aveeno

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I cared for my skin from the inside out with Aveeno® Active Naturals as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #Aveeno.  All opinions are my own.

Living in one of the most naturally beautiful places on Earth has taught me a LOT in 1.5 years.  I’ve learned to wholeheartedly embrace the seasons of life (and Earth) yet parts of me need a little helping hand with these seasonal changes.  Life doesn’t stop just because it’s cold outside (even though I sometimes wish it would because driving on ice terrifies me), Coloradans just layer up, adapt and figure out a way to make it fun.

Aveeno® Positively Radiant® CC Cream

The layering part comes easy to me and it’s one of my favorite things about winter but what about the parts of me that are still exposed?  Living at a higher altitude where it is dry and cold literally sucks the moisture out of my face so I’ve had to adapt my winter skin care routine accordingly.

Aveeno® Positively Radiant® CC Cream

The layers I wear on my skin are equally as important as the layers I wear on my body and this winter, I’ve swapped my normal moisturizer + primer for Aveeno®’s NEW Positively Radiant® CC Cream.

Aveeno® Positively Radiant® CC Cream

This unique, multi-tasking CC cream color corrects, protects, and perfects skin. With ACTIVE NATURALS® Total Soy Complex, this Color Correcting cream provides natural looking coverage, while brightening and protecting, leaving your skin looking luminous. It’s oil free, hypoallergenic and noncomedogenic.

Aveeno® Positively Radiant® CC Cream

As a busy mom, I LOVE CC Cream because it is a quick way to give your skin the nourishment that it needs while giving you the bit of coverage that you need to look presentable while rushing out the door (see: The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Flawless Skin).

Y’all know that I’m a firm believer in holistic self-care and nurturing my body from the inside out and the wholesome ingredients in Aveeno® Active Naturals does just that.  It’s holistic skin health that is accessible from your nearest drugstore.
Aveeno® Positively Radiant® CC Cream

This new, improved Colorado version of myself harnesses the natural beauty of the land and soaks it in on the daily.

Aveeno® Positively Radiant® CC Cream

 

 

 

 

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Not Your Mama’s Gift Store–HMK 1910 in Denver

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Thank you to HMK for sponsoring this post and inviting me to experience your swanky new store!

Personalized, unique gifts that take weeks to get to you are a thing of past thanks to the latest boutique-style retail experience, HMK, developed by the genius’ at Hallmark.  Cherry Creek North shopping district in Denver is home to one of three HMK stores in the country (along with Southlake, TX + Kansas City, MO) and I’ve visited it four times since it’s opening #ILoveFancyHallmark.  Let’s take a little virtual walk-through the store while I tell you about my experience and the goodies you’ll be able to co-create at HMK.HMK 1910  store Denver

For starters, when you walk into an HMK store, you’ll be greeted by a smiling face offering you a warm cookie (snickerdoodle and sugar–sugar is my favorite).  Even though I went months between visits, the HMK Specialists always remember me + my boys and have totally nailed that whole “old school” concept of customer service.

HMK 1910  store Denver

HMK offers a specially curated selection of home decor items, kids and baby gifts, accessories, tech gear, gifts with local flavor, Hallmark greeting cards, gift wrap, and more.  Silhouettes like these can be created by a Hallmark artist and then be framed or applied to customizable gifts throughout the store.

HMK 1910  store Denver

The store is neatly segmented into sections with gifts for everyone on your list that can be monogrammed, mantra’d, engraved, etc.

HMK 1910  store Denver

The children’s section is full of high-quality, open-ended, imagination-enabling toys that will bring out the kid in anyone.  HMK has the loveliest selection of personalized baby gifts and customized story books with characters made in the likeness of your little one.  I have a sneaking suspicion that one of those capes will be under our tree this Christmas #winkwink.HMK 1910  store Denver

Oh look, mama found a little gift for herself amongst all the gorgeous baubles, accessories, and handbags.HMK 1910  store Denver

Later this week, I’ll follow-up with a more in-depth look at the gifts you can co-create and design in HMK as my mind was blown.  HMK 1910  store Denver

You can literally wrap up your visit to HMK in The Gift Wrap Studio where an HMK Specialist will wrap your gifts (whether of not you purchased them there) for an additional fee.  They’ll even handle shipping for you (which would have saved me the hour of my life that I spent at the post office this morning).

This post is sponsored by HMK, all opinions are my own.

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Hot Jewels Metallic Temporary Tattoos: How To Wear the Trend

How To Wear Hot Jewels

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Comfort & Joy in Hanes Fleece for the Family

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Just Dance 2015

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Crest 3D White Whitestrips before and after

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fall fashion staples at Old Navy

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fall floral outfit

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fall 2014 shoe trends Target vs Nordstrom

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Fashion Rocks Event at Macy’s Cherry Creek in Denver! #FashionRocks

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Macy’s invites you to see what unfolds when Fall’s coolest trends meet the season’s hottest beats!
Ready to rock a new look this season? Join Macy’s for a runway show celebrating all things fashion! They’ll also have music, treats, and a fab shopping party featuring a sneak peak at the newest looks.

5 Easy & Chic Halloween Nail Ideas #ManiMonday

easy & chic Halloween nail ideas

Festive nail ideas for the month of October. Easy Halloween nail art.

How To Get New Outfit Ideas + Plan Outfits Easily

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