Think Dirty. Shop Clean.

The other night, my husband and I went on a scanning spree in our bathroom. Now, before I explain what in the world I’m talking about, here’s a little background: My husband and I work together at a Tech Startup here in Boulder, CO – we both get excited over anything tech related (I would consider myself a huge Beauty Geek), … Read More

Why I Decided To Become A Beautycounter Consultant

I’ve spent years looking for a safe, effective skin care brand that I can fully get behind and share with my loved ones. Studying Nutrition has opened my eyes to the deeper problems we face on a daily basis – constant interaction to toxic foods, chemicals and personal care products. As a whole, we hear so much about what not to … Read More

Up Your Beauty Routine with Masks

Let’s talk about Masks, baby! Adding a mask to your beauty routine will help speed up results and give your skin that extra boost for any occasion. I love masks. I’ve always used facial masks to make my skin feel extra plump, healthy, hydrated, etc etc… It’s the easiest way to get a quick glow and treat any problem areas. … Read More

Bridal Beauty Timeline

Yay! You’re getting married! It’s never too early to start planning for how you want to look (and feel) on the big day. Here’s a general timeline of what to do and when. Would you like to learn more about your skin and get started on a skin care routine for the big day? Take this Skin Analysis Survey! Once filled … Read More

Sneak Peek ~ Wedding Weekend

Andrew and I were so lucky to have so many wonderful friends and family come together to celebrate our special day. It was truly the best day of my life. Here’s a sneak peek into the weekend- more beautiful pictures to come.

Running – Short Legs & High Altitude

In high school I ran cross country. It was great – I was in some seriously good shape and even though I wasn’t close to being the best, I could still finish a 3 mile race. This was in Oklahoma where there are hills, not mountains and the elevation is 722 ft. Now, I can barely run a mile without … Read More

Treating Ingrown Hairs

Ugh. Getting ingrown hairs is the worst. You can get them pretty much anywhere but they seem to be more common in areas where your skin rubs and/or is moist (bikini line or underarms anyone?). The last thing you want to deal with during the days of warm weather is hiding any embarrassing irritations. Here’s some tips to dealing: It’s … Read More

Exercise & Your Skin

We all know the benefit of facials – clear, glowing skin that appears full and healthy. Did you know that one of the main reasons your skin appears this way after facials is because of increased circulation? All of the massaging, active products and steam increase the blood circulation in your face and body. Blood carries oxygen and nutrients to working cells … Read More

Bridal Beauty : Skin Care Time Line – 6 Months Prior To Wedding

Taking care of your skin early will allow you to treat any imperfections you are experiencing. If you have acne, see a dermatologist or skincare therapist (esthetician) about getting on a strict skincare routine. If you’re looking for an overall glow or anti-aging, think about a series of chemical peels. Here’s my plan for making my skin look it’s best … Read More


I’m happy to announce that on June 8th, I will be marrying my best friend, Andrew Kimmell!! It’s taken me some time to write this post – not because I wasn’t dying to share the news but because every time I sat down to write, I would tear up (happiest tears!) and have to step away. {Andrew & Me in … Read More