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Tory Burch Beauty

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I know I am a bit late to the Tory Burch Beauty bandwagon but you know what I say…better late then never! I have been eyeing the line since it came out and I don’t exactly know why but I kind of held off for a bit (probably because I wanted everything and couldn’t decide!). I ended up getting two items one was the Tory Burch roller ball fragrance and then a lipstick in Ramble On Rose. I was obsessed with the Tory Burch perfume the second I smelled it so having the roller ball for on the go is wonderful!! It the is perfect combination of fruity and floral that really makes this a wearable everyday fragrance. Ramble on Rose is such a beautiful creamy pale pink color that is the perfect for summer. The formula is also a dream, it goes on rather opaque and incredibly smooth that wont leave your lips flakey. I am so glad that I finally jumped the gun and got these and I am looking forward to adding onto this magnificent collection.

xoxo Val

Sephora Perks

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I don’t know about any of you but I love Sephora beauty insider points, and every time I pick up goodies I love seeing the amount of points just go up and up! Wether your an instant user or like me you love saving them all for a rainy day or for something truly special that you have been dying to try its always a good time. On my last trip into Sephora I was picking up some birthday goodies for my cousin and not so subtly pointing things out that I just LOVED as ideas for my upcoming birthday, there was a 500 point gift there that day I just needed to have. This Bare Minerals Beauty and the Beach gift is just like sunshine in a package for me. Inside you get a mini lipgloss in Party Starter , a mini blush in A Natural High, a mini bronzer in Sunny Days, A mini Lash Domination mascara and a little container of their all over Pure Radiance. I am such a huge fan of Bare Minerals and have been using their products since high school so this little gift really is exciting and its perfect for the upcoming summer months. All of these are going to leave anyone looking sun kissed and simply glowing and what is nice about the smaller sizes is that they will be great for those summer vacation travels. Have an awesome day everyone!

xoxo Val

The Crispery

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As if those pictures weren’t enough to make your mouth water let me share with all of you my newest sweet tooth obsessions from The Crispery. My mom first introduced me to these when she included one in my Easter Basket (yes I still get easter baskets, no judging!) and since then I have been hooked. Now these are unlike any other rice cereal treat I have ever had and trust me I have done my due diligence. Not only are these HUGE but they are so incredibly delicious with all kinds of wonderful flavors like Pretzel Surprise and S’mores . My beau surprised me with these after a less then stellar week and I am really practicing self control by not eating them all. Check out all of the delicious flavors from The Crispery’s online store and although all of them are wonderful so far my favorite is the classic Plain and Sweet Rice treat =) Hope you all enjoy and haven’t developed a pool of water where you are sitting from your mouth watering! (I am totally guilty of it)

xoxo Val

Pro Foot Inserts!!!

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Hi everyone!!!!!

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend and Fathers Day! I know I haven’t post in what feels like forever but I hoping to break that terrible cycle now that I have gotten into the swing of my summer classes! I know I had already posted about my latest goodies in my GoVoxBox from Influenster but I got so many questions about my foot inserts that I decided to do a post. I did receive a pair of complementary in this VoxBox but I wanted to share with all of you that I have actually been using these inserts for months (8 to be exact!). I have really bad plantar fascists thanks to a leg surgery and because of that I have to wear inserts in basically all my shoes and some electrode therapy twice a day (no joke right) but unfortunately the inserts from my doctor only fit in my sneakers! He didn’t see what the big deal was that they wouldn’t fit in any of my other..much cuter shoes which left me stuck once again. After looking and asking around my dads good friend suggested I tried the Pro Foot specifically for my feet problems and its all been history from there (pain free too I might add). I love that these are only 3/4 length so they seriously fit in all of my shoes, I now don’t have to pick between comfort or cute shoes, who doesn’t love that. I hope that this post helps even  some of you out because foot pain is not something anyone should have to suffer with! Have a beautiful day!

xoxo Val

Shelter Island by Bond No.9

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One of the many things I love about a change of season is switching up fragrances. It is no secret that I love perfume and especially when it comes to Bond No.9 scents. The newest addition to their line is Shelter Island which is quickly becoming my go to daily scent (Sorry Central Park South!) First I have to say that I was immediately loving the bottle, I am a huge stripes fan and usually find myself gravitating to them either when shopping or just getting dressed in the morning. Being that this new scent embodies the chic and laid back essence of a summer on the Island the clean and crisp navy and white nautical stripes are the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe.

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Now the actual fragrance is the perfect combination of citrus, sweet musk and spice, when I first read the notes that it contained I immediately thought it was going to be the perfect scent for your guy or even the perfect Fathers Day gift, but I was completely wrong (well kind of). It is the perfect scent for your guy but it is also the perfect scent for yourself! It is hands down one of my favorite unisex scents that I have ever smelt in my life, hence why I can not stop wearing it! The actual oils in this parfum will blow your mind, some of my favorite notes are the black pepper, white lilies, sandalwood and musk (told you it was the perfect combination!) This is going to be such a beautiful addition to my Bond No.9 collection and I have really been enjoying blending it with my Saks For Her, Mothers Day and Sag Harbor. Hope you all enjoy and until next time Happy Blending!

Xoxo Val

Number 4 Hair Care

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I am incredibly excited to share my current hair care obsession with Number 4 Hair Care! Ok I must admit this obsession isn’t anything recent, for the last three years Number 4 has been my hair savior and as you can see from my first picture I have my fair share of their products. I am also extremely proud ( and excited) to say that I have tried a product from all of their collections and they are all simply amazing.

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This luxurious haircare line has developed the most amazing products that are packed with ingredients that your hair craves without stripping it of the essentials that it needs. What was most interesting to me is that one pump is all you need (yes you read that correctly one pump!) With their innovative Liquid Complex Culture and highly concentrated product if your hair is in need of some more suds all you do is add more water not more product.

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I always get asked what my favorite products from is and I can’t honestly pick because I love everything! From the hairspray to the reconstructing masque everything has really made my hair healthier and happier and its probably because all of their products are sulfate, sodium and paraben free. ( they are even %100 vegan and gluten free!)

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I hope that you all enjoyed this little look into my hair care obsession and if you want any more information on the products I have used feel free to reach out. Also head on over to the Number 4 website where you will learn all about this dynamite company and their products.

xoxo Val

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