Category: Beauty

  • pantry products: plant-based beauty & household items

    pantry products: plant-based beauty & household items

    I’ll admit that I’m not one of those people who only uses all-natural products. I mean, I’m definitely all about eliminating chemicals & all the bad stuff that can be found in tons of products in your home. But honestly, I still have my favorite beauty items, like make-up & texture spray, that I just […]

  • why i never thought i’d ever do a boudoir photoshoot & images from my first one

    why i never thought i’d ever do a boudoir photoshoot & images from my first one

    I’ve been asked many times to do a boudoir photoshoot & my answer was always the same. No. No. No. I never saw the point in taking revealing pictures & said that the only time I would maybe do one was when I got married one day. I never felt that I couldn’t do one […]

  • vii code eye mask review

    vii code eye mask review

    Life is crazy lately. Between being so busy running my own business & having the constant feeling of needing to be on the go, self-care gets pushed the side just so we can get things done. Nobody has time to get good sleep, nobody has time to hydrate, & nobody has time to deal with […]

  • 7 lush cosmetics products & why i love them

    7 lush cosmetics products & why i love them

    Lush Cosmetics is known for their outrageously named & brightly colored bath bombs. But did you know that they also offer a ton of other body care products like soaps, lotions, face washes, masks, & more? The first time I walked into a Lush store was back in 2015 when I was on vacation in […]

  • babes unite crewneck outfit sponsored by salon lux in reno

    babes unite crewneck outfit sponsored by salon lux in reno

    Hello winter! Reno has finally decided that it would like to partake in the season & be cold, & snowy. I’m not complaining because these desert grounds could always use the water so a little bit of snow is always good for us! And I especially don’t mind the cold now that I have a […]

  • an ode to being 22 & to hoping they’ll still like me when I’m 23…

     Today is my birthday & I am now 23. It’s weird to be this older age, yet still so young. A lot has happened this last year; tons of things that were welcoming & a few things that were completely uninviting. This year had it’s moments where it pushed me & shaped me, & one’s […]

  • mascara round-up: testing out three cruelty free options & one that is not

    If you follow me over on my Instagram (@abbeykayblog) then you’re probably familiar with my weekly beauty posts under the tag #akbeautytuesday. I’ve been doing it for almost two years now & I love sharing my reviews on all kinds of beauty products. It’s fun for me to try out new things & see what […]

  • bloke body review

    I’m not sure what first drew me to the Bloke Body brand. Whether it was the all natural & cruelty-free products or the eye catching floral packing, but I knew right away that I wanted to try it out when I saw it pop up on my Instagram feed. So a few weeks ago when they were […]