Category Archives: Beauty & Fitness
Welcome to the neighborhood!
Now open in the Fountain Court at Encino Town Center, right next to the ever-popular More Than Waffles, is a new salon designed with kids in mind. Sharkey’s, headquartered in Connecticut, has been garnering high praise and rave reviews since it’s inception in 2002.
Want to know more about Sharkey’s new Encino, location? Feel free to ask for more info or submit feedback using the form below. 🙂
Soho Cosmetic Bags Available At Walgreens
LONDON SOHO NEW YORK® has teamed up with Walgreens to offer consumers another daring Disney collection of cosmetic bags – this time featuring the original Villains: Maleficent, Snow White’s Evil Queen and Ursula. Available exclusively at Walgreens, the Villains collection contains six new cosmetic bags that will make being bad look so stylish.
This collection, including a weekender, organizer, train case and round top purse kit is inspired by the favorite foes of Disney’s classic tales. Known for versatile, long-lasting and on-trend cosmetic bags, LONDON SOHO NEW YORK® blends these infamously wicked characters and functional design in this latest collection to let out your dark side in style. Priced from $7.99 to $11.99.
We received the Maleficent bag and cosmetic brush set pictured above (Amazon Affiliate link provided here for your convenience.). Lizzy K immediately laid claim to the bag! It’s lightweight and thin with a reinforced bottom and straps, large enough for all the make up a girl could want, including a hair brush and purse sized spray.
Recently, I have been having tedious knee pains when doing anything that requires putting weight on them. At the start of my knee pain, it was manageable. As it continued, it became more and more painful.
One day, my mom approached me with the concept of Vionics. Vionics are a brand of footwear that are shaped in a way to lift parts of your foot to promote healthy walking. The inside of the sandals support my feet and help me walk properly.
At this point of pain, I was willing to try anything to help relieve my knee pains. The first time I put them on I was immediately surprised at how they felt different than other shoes, but not in a bad way at all. They felt super comfprtable. They’re cute enough to wear all Summer, too.
Within two minutes of wearing my new sandals, I could already feel less pressure on my knees. I cannot begin to describe how impressed I am with the comfort my feet feel on a day to day basis thanks to Vionics. Ever since I have been blessed with my very own pair, they have been my go to shoe. My knee pain is now, merely a memory!
Here’s an Amazon affiliate link to the sandals I received (except of course, mine are white). They are called the Tide II Thong sandals. They cost about $65. Since these worked so well for me, my Mom actually ordered a pair for herself, too! She bought the Florianas in Snake. I think they cost $80. They look kind of green in person and are cute for her. Here’s a picture of those from Amazon, too.
Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 10th. It’s not too late to find a fantastic gift idea here in our hand picked gift guide!
You can spread the aloha spirit with every step you take in these new offerings from Hawaiian footwear line OluKai. Available at Nordstrom’s, The Walking Store and specialty Boutiques these flip flops, sandals and flats are super comfortable and cute. I got a preview of the new line, including some great new offerings for men. With their signature fold down heel, even laced shoes become slip-ons. How aloha is that?
I love lemons, but tend to only turn to lemon water when I’m under the weather. This post has me thinking this would be a good habit to acquire! What do you say?
This is what happens to your body if you drink warm honey-lemon water in the morning
Adding lemon to water not only quenches thirst better than any other beverage, but it also nourishes our body with vitamins, minerals and trace elements which we absolutely need. Lemon with water can be considered the best natural energy booster. When we wake up in the morning, our bodily tissues are dehydrated and are in need of water to push out toxins and rejuvenate the cells. In other words, this homemade “lemonade” helps eliminate internal toxins, regulating proper kidney and digestive tract functions by forcing them to work as smoothly as possible.
20 Unbelievable Reasons To Start Your Day With Water and Lemon
- Water with lemon provides the body with electrolytes which hydrate your body. As lemons contain good amount of electrolytes such as potassium, calcium and magnesium.
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Even though, Thanksgiving is around the corner and Christmas is about 3 blocks away, I still decided to publish my Christmas List.
1. iPhone 5C- pink/coral with white dotted case.
2. BirchBox Year-Long Subscription
3. Tilly’s Full Tilt Women’s Twill Anoraka Parka- Size Small
Click the pictures to see the slide show, read the review or watch the video of the FabFitFun Unboxing video on EncinoMom!