Mermaid Mask

 

DIY Moisturizing Mermaid Mask

Ah, February. The month when you really start to pine after spring, but winter keeps bludgeoning you in the face with its cold wind and freezing rain. As long as we’re staying inside, why not treat ourselves to a spa treatment? I know my face could use a bit of a rescue these days, and it lifts my spirits out of the gloomy weather to spend a little time on myself.

I love this face mask for so many reasons! First of all, I look like a sea creature when I spread this velvety green mousse over my skin, and who doesn’t want to look like a mermaid?! Second of all, the ingredients in this mask help to rescue my skin from the winter’s harsh effects.  It moisturizes and soothes, which I desperately need when my skin is dry and irritated.  It’s so soothing, in fact, that when I wipe the mask off all of the redness in my face is completely gone.  I kid you not; I kind of lost my mind the first time I experienced that.

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15 Ways to Make 2017 the Best Year Ever

Year 2017

Just saying the words “twenty seventeen” brings a smile to my face.  There is seldom a year I am eager to bid farewell, but 2016 needed to go.  Although it was a painful time in my personal life, the transition to the New Year has brought growth and discovery.  I feel revitalized, and I can see the world opening up all around, like flowers blooming and ready to be plucked.  As soon as January 1 came, one word resounded loudly and warmly in my mind: rebirth.  I am ready to take hold of this year and let myself become everything I want to be. And maybe that’s why I’m starting this blog.  It’s time to start taking charge of my life and accomplishing the things I’ve wanted to for so long.  It’s going to be a bright era in my life, and I can’t wait!

In the spirit of self nourishment and rebirth, here are my goals for 2017:

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