This post was created in partnership with LANEIGE as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review, but all opinions within are my own.
Happy New Week Lovelies! This weekend has been a mix of pleasure & practicality for me as I did major clean up at my house emptying out closets, and bathroom drawers. Although this takes a long time, it is very rewarding afterwards as I almost always find pieces or products I fall in love with again that I totally forgot about. It also opens up space for new clothes, and beauty products. 🙂 Sharing below 3 Style & Beauty Updates For Summer that I did, and think you should try now!
1) CLEAN OUT YOUR WARDROBE & GIVE NEW LIFE TO EXISTING FAVORITE PIECES
I spent a good part of the weekend getting my closet & beauty supplies organized. Although this sounds pretty tame, it actually involves little mountains of clothes scattered around our bedroom, big garbage bags filled with pieces to donate or give away, makeup boxes turned over to be cleaned with products on the floor; in short it is complete craziness.
Out of this temporary madness comes great organization. Every season I do this type of cleaning. In summer it helps me pack easily for vacations because I take inventory of what I have. Emptying out my closet also helps me rediscover the gems I forgot about but still love.
For instance, this maxi dress I am wearing above is actually from a couple years ago. I bought it for a Maui vacation & after have worn it only a few times. I guess I loved it enough that it has made its way back to my closet after each years summer cleaning. I rediscovered it this weekend, and enjoyed bringing it back to life. I highly recommend a wardrobe clean out ladies. I know you too will discover some pretties you may like to put into your rotation again.
2) TRY A COMPLETELY NEW TO YOU BEAUTY BRAND
Can you believe it? Even though I have enough skincare & makeup products in my bathroom to fill up a small beauty shop, I’ve never tried Korean Beauty lines. Until now that is!
For the past year or two, I’ve heard how Korean skincare products have developed and become world famous. I’ve finally got to try a huge Korean brand, LANEIGE’s Water Bank Line. This patented Advanced Water ScienceTM technology, I learned, hydrates the skin from inside the cells.
The brand is leading the K-Beauty wave, which is a 7 step routine. This Power of 7 beauty regimen means so much attention is given to your skin. Trying out the LANEIGE products made me slow down a bit in my own skincare routine. I am usually pretty fast and efficient but I must admit I liked pampering myself taking my time for each step. The whole routine consists of Cleanse, Clarify, Balance, Treat, Moisturize, Revive, and Protect.
One of the most important part of these 7 steps is Revive. The LANEIGE Water Sleeping Mask was one of my favorite products of the line. It is an ultra-hydrating, overnight mask that you use weekly. The mask delivers intense moisture to skin during sleep, reviving it. I personally saw the biggest difference in the texture of my skin in the mornings after I used the mask. My skin felt softer, and refreshed.
I like that LANEIGE is affordable, and accessible (sold exclusively at Target online & in stores) while still being (and feeling like) a luxurious line.
3) CHOOSE MAKEUP THAT PROTECTS YOUR SKIN
A Must Have Summer Update is to change up your Makeup products to those that protect your skin with SPF. (if you aren’t already using year around SPF Makeup of course) I almost always prefer BB Creams over foundations. I like that with BB Creams you can start off lighter and if you need more coverage you can build it up with layers & touch ups over challenging areas.
I use SPF loaded BB Creams all year long, and this is exactly why I LOVED trying LANEIGE’s BB Cushion with SPF 50+. The product provided nice, medium coverage with my application, but still let my skin breathe.
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What Style & Beauty Updates have you made lately? Are you trying any new products or cleaning out your closet?
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