• Easter Blog | No Heat Hairstyle (Lake Edition) Dutch Side Braid

      I spent Easter weekend at my lake house, this has recently become a tradition for my family and I love it! We did all the usual baking along with our traditional easter egg hunt and baskets from the Easter Bunny! This year we got candy (too much candy, if there is such a thing) and some stuff from lush that I am excited to try out! I have been obsessed with braids recently, and this is one of my favorites…
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    March 28, 2016 By laurenlindmark
  • My Skin Care Routine | + My Acne Story: How I Got Rid of My Acne

    - My Acne Story - I've wanted to do a my skin care routine post for a long time, but I have been a little hesitant because of my past experiences. I didn't want people to go out and buy every product I use and expect to have clear skin, because I've been there. But honestly, after years of experimenting I think I've found myself a pretty good regime and I wouldn't be where I am today if I hadn't of tried…
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    February 10, 2016 By laurenlindmark
  • Graduation Series: How to do your Hair for Graduation

    Hey y'all! I'm back with another post for my graduation series, I'm going to show you my favorite way to curl my hair - it's super simple! Before I started, I washed my hair then used a heat protectant and silk treatment (I'm not in love with the products I used so I'll wait to share those with you, anyone have suggestions?). I'm using my favorite curling iron which is a Hot Tools Tapered Wand in 1 ¼ inch. First I…
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    May 13, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • 5 Reasons Why I Don’t Drink Caffeine

    Sweet tea used to be my weakness. If I wasn't drinking Arizona Arnold Palmer I was buying a venti black iced tea sweetened from Starbucks (that's sweet tea in 'bucks language). Not only did I find that spending $3.00 on a cup of tea almost everyday was expensive, it was also costing my health. After a little research, I finally figured out that caffeine was a majority of the blame for my moods, stress,  and over-eating that I sometimes couldn't control. Cutting out…
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    February 19, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • DIY Soothing Banana Face Mask

    Ahh nothin’ like a mid-week day at the spa...and by spa I mean my kitchen with some winter candles going and the furnace up trying to beat this sudden cold weather. I’m starting today off with a nice hot bubble bath and, of course, a DIY face mask. First off, you’ll need: -One ripe banana -One tablespoon of honey -Two tablespoons of yogurt -Two tablespoons of brown sugar Start by mashing the banana in a microwave safe bowl (you’ll know…
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    November 21, 2014 By laurenlindmark