5 Beauty Secrets to pass onto your daughters #BeautyStory

Since my Mom wasn't really in the picture, I kind of missed out on learning about beauty and products. Because of this, I had to learn what worked and what didn't. Yes, it took trial and error, but I feel after thirty-something years, I finally have it down. Here are 5 Beauty Secrets I hope to pass onto my daughters: 1. Always wash with lukewarm water, rinse with cool water- I used to wash my face in the shower with steamy water and noticed … [Read more...]

Where to get chemical FREE makeup and beauty products

One of the things I have noticed as I have gotten older is how sensitive my skin is. Ugh, I tell you, I have to read every label and watch where I shop. This is why I am super-excited about the new TMK Beauty. Finally a one-stop-shop where I can find a huge assortment of toxin and chemical free makeup, beauty and skincare products. Each of the chemical free makeup and beauty products are hand-picked and is certified free of parabens, sulfates, … [Read more...]

My fashion resolution for 2015 – follow along…

So, if you follow my Instagram account HERE - then you know I have a very fun New Years Fashion Resolution... it is to look great in the New Year. I have made a vow to never leave the house without makeup and to try to wear real clothing that I feel I look good in. So far I have been loving my winter fashion and I  would say MOST days I am pretty proud when I walk out the door... I am trying different makeup and skincare routines to see … [Read more...]

October is Eczema Awareness Month – here are some tools to soothe Eczema

 *Disclosure - I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for #AveenoEczemaTherapy. I received a sample to facilitate my review and a thank you item for participating.  If you have been following Adventures of 8 for some time then you know that Little Miss suffers from Eczema. Over the years we have been working hard to have the tools to soothe Eczema so that her breakouts don't become all out flare-ups. … [Read more...]

Combating skin problems with BeautiControl

The other day I had the privilege of catching up with a dear friend of mine, Suzie. We haven't seen each other since she moved from Texas but talking to her was like old times. We reminisced about our girls nights and bragged about our fabulous children. Then I commented about how great her skin had been looking in her Facebook photos. You see, she had always struggled with uneven skin and had issues combating skin problems and I had been … [Read more...]

Giveaway! Learn about the aden+anais skincare line & enter to win a Classic Dream Blanket

If you have little ones than I am sure you have heard of aden + anais, the company that brings us only the best and most well-known, lightweight muslin blanket. A muslin blanket is made with the purest, simplest, most gentle and, in our opinion, most perfect fabrics in the world. Aden + anais prides themselves on creating the best products that are as versatile and useful as they are beautiful and safe for children, babies, and … [Read more...]

Freya Skin Care; Simple & safe skincare that re-energizes & rejuvenates your skin!

When I look for skin care and cleansers I look for two things; ease and ingredients. I am not one of those ladies who spends hours in the bathroom prepping each day or night. Between you and me, I am horrible at even remembering to remove my makeup, let alone remembering to cleanse and moisturize. At the same time, I have very sensitive skin and tend to break out with some of the expensive skin care items with ingredients I can't pronounce. This … [Read more...]

Fight sensitive skin with an exederm prize package giveaway!

The other day the girls were playing in the bathroom and I ran out to get a towel, I came back to find Little Miss' face covered in soap. Normally this would freak me out, as she has really sensitive skin and any normal soap would cause a breakout, but knowing she was using exederm Ultra Sensitive Cleansing Baby Bath, I was okay! Little Miss was diagnosed with eczema just after she turned two when we struggled for months with non-stop … [Read more...]

G!VE-it-Away!!! Help Sensitive Skin by W!NNING a Bottle of exederm hydrating lotion (ends 9/20)

As you all know, Little Miss and now Baby Miss have eczema! What that means is that we can only use certain items on her sensitive skin. One of our favorite items is exederm. exederm is an amazing companythat raises the bar for hypoallergenic and sensitive skincare; it has been specially formulated to avoid harsh chemicals, unnecessary additives and unproven herbal ingredients that may irritate and cause a rash on sensitive skin or trigger an … [Read more...]

exederm Sensitive Skincare Review and Giveaway

This is what happens when Little Miss gets ahold of wipes:(Thereis nothing worse than seeing an eczema break out on your two-year-olds face oron your one-year-old’s belly… yet, no matter how much I try to avoid them, theyseem to always occur on my little ones. I try to keep the house free ofeverything that can cause a break out, but no matter how hard I try, one ofthem gets into soap in a public bathroom, lotion in my Mother-in-laws room, oreven … [Read more...]

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