My January & February Favorites

January was just so busy that I didn’t get a chance to post my favorites for that month. Ahh! Instead, I’m going to combine my January favorites with my February favorites and double up on the fun! Yay for you, haha! I really like doing posts like this because they’ve helped me get into the habit of intentionally looking for things to enjoy and be grateful for. Do you have anything in particular that you’ve been enjoying this month?

 

Vital Proteins Collagen Powder


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I have heard a lot of things about collagen protein and how it’s good for your hair, skin, nails. I was so excited when this came in a Bless Box! Collagen protein is also a good alternative for dairy/whey-free protein. I tried mixing this with only water but wasn’t really a fan of how that tasted. However, I did mix this in with smoothies and it was much better. I did see an improvement with hair my hair, skin, and nails felt after using this!

‘Tis The Season Candle from Bath & Body Works


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As you can see, I’ve burned this candle a lot lately! This candle is the perfect scent for transitioning out of the holidays because it smells fresh, spicy, and fruity all at the same time.

The Greatest Showman Soundtrack


I wasn’t planning on seeing this movie because it didn’t really interest me from the trailer and I didn’t want to see it just because everyone else was. However, I did go see it with my mom and youngest sister because they really wanted to see it, and you guys–it’s totally worth all the hype! I have been listening to the soundtrack so much in the last two months and you can listen to it too on Spotify. This cast is so musically talented and the songs are super catchy. I think that this movie could easily be a classic for years to come.

Eye Cream & Hand Cream


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I have been using this eye cream the last two months (I received it in a subscription box but can’t remember which one it was, oops!) and it’s been great for the mornings when my eyes feel dark and puffy. The applicator is a flat metal tip and so it’s already cooling to the skin when you use it. I have also been using my trusty L’Occitane hand cream because it’s been so cold and my hands have been so dry. I really like the citrus scent of this hand cream and also that it’s now made in a gel format and absorbs quicker.

L’Oreal Paris Purify & Unclog Pure-Sugar Scrub


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This face scrub has been fun to use because it’s like scrubbing a kiwi on your face, haha! I needed something gentle to help exfoliate dry skin and this has been a great product. It almost starts to self-heat once you begin using it. I have heard good things, also, about these new L’Oreal face scrubs/masks and I’m impressed with how affordable they are.

Wen Winter Cranberry Mind Replenishing Treatment Mist


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I talked about this treatment mist in a Bless Box post and I’ve still been enjoying it! This mist is so cooling and refreshing on the skin. I have noticed that my skin looks much more hydrated after using this. Plus, the scent is also really nice!

Oversized Oblong Scarf & Loft Click Bracelet


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I love canary yellow. A lot. Aside from my typical black, white, navy, and grey–this is my spirit color. I found this scarf at Target for $5 and knew it was a good investment purchase. This scarf is so soft and I have just enjoyed wearing it. I’m going to Maine in a few weeks and this will definitely be coming with me. Another thing I have been wearing a lot is this marble click bracelet from Loft. I tried to find a similar one to it to link and just wasn’t able to find one, sorry! One of my sisters gifted this to me a few years ago for my birthday and it’s been a great staple piece of jewelry for me because of the gold, grey, and white.

 

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December Favorites

My December favorites were used so much last month and I know that I’ll keep using them a lot in the next few months. Without further delay, let’s get into what they are!

This Is Us

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This television show has been mentioned as a favorite before but I’ve been catching up on Season 2 lately. This show is so masterfully written and the individual stories are portrayed in such realistic ways. Yes, it’s an emotional roller coaster and you know that you’re going to have a little piece of your heart hurt for the characters when you watch it–but I don’t think there are many shows like This Is Us out right now.

Voluspa Candle Pandora Lychee

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I bought this candle during a Black Friday sale at Anthropologie and have almost burned it completely. This scent is fruity but also smells like it has hints of pine–so it’s a really nice light, fresh, and winter scented candle.

Kristin Ess Haircare

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I’ve seen this brand at Target before and always thought that the packaging was really nice. My cousin, Grace, recommended that I try it and I bought a bottle of the Signature Shampoo when I ran out of my normal shampoo. The fragrance of this product is incredible and reminds me a lot of the Marc Jacobs Daisy perfume. The shampoo is affordable for being more on the “luxury” side and the formula is really gentle. My hair also feels like it has a different texture and wave after I have used it and it helps to keep my hair cleaner on those in-between-wash-days.

& Other Stories Boxy Knit Sweater

 

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This sweater! My cousin, Bec, gifted this to me for Christmas and I have worn it several times since. Don’t worry–I have cleaned it in between wears, haha! This is so comfy, soft, and I love a classic grey sweater. The fit is, also, a little looser and a little bit over-sized. I plan on getting a lot of wear and use out of this sweater and I love it so much!

Essie Nail Polish in Bahama Mama

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This nail polish shade has been the one I’ve been wearing the most in December. I think this color is a really nice one for winter and the holidays. The Essie nail polish formula is also way more long-lasting than most other brands I’ve tried and it’s definitely the one I gravitate towards.

Mossimo Slouchy Beanie

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It has been COLD in Oklahoma this last week and I’ve been piling on all the layers I can! I’ve worn this beanie a lot lately because it keeps my ears warm and it’s super soft.

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