First Impressions Natural Products Haul

yes to coconuts review Hi Kind Friends! Today I have four products to share with you, along with my first impressions. Fun fact, this video was filmed three weeks ago! I wanted to put up a few things first. You’ll hear more of my thoughts on these products after a few weeks of use in my July Favorites, coming soon!

Products shown in video:

  1. Burt’s Bees Deep Pore Peach and Willowbark Scrub
  2. Yes to Coconuts Cleansing Wipes
  3. Burt’s Bees Lip Crayon, Hawaiian Smolder
  4. Yes to Coconut Ultra Light Body Lotion Spray
  5. Random: Reader’s Digest World War II (went from $3 to $20!)

For my full impressions on these products, watch the video above! For my last haul, see my Thred Up Honeymoon Try-On Haul.

If you are reading this – leave a comment telling me what you are up to this week!

I’d love to chat with you. I’m heading to a wedding dress fitting right now, I can’t wait to tell you guys how it goes. {Photo: My personal Instagram}

June and July Empties – Products I’ve Used Up

Hi Kind Friends!

I’m happy to report I’ve worked through a lot of my beauty stash these past two months. I’m feeling very proud of myself to be at a “low point” with the amount of beauty products I own. Things are getting a lot more manageable. Soon I’ll be able to focus on just a few staple products rather than this big mass of all kinds of beauty paraphernalia.

Check out my empties video below!


Note, not all of the products in this list are cruelty-free so shop at your own discretion.

- Products I’ve used up -


  1. Organix Macadamia Oil Conditioner
  2. Organix Keratin Therapy Conditioner x2
  3. Organix Cherry Blossom Ginseng Conditioner 
  4. Loreal Oil Infused Shampoo and Conditioner (Foil samples)
  5. Disney Shampoo and Conditioner x 2
  6. Macadamia Hair Healing Oil Treatment


  1. Thick and Clean generic baby wipes
  2. Natracare Feminine Wipes (c/o)
  3. Burt’s Bees Shave Cream (c/o, Haul)
  4. Citrus Clear Pink Grapefruit Moisturizer (c/o)
  5. InstaNaturals Vitamin C Serum (c/o)
  6. Antipodes Apostle Skin Brightening Serum (c/o, Wedding Skincare Routine)

Misc. Beauty:

  1. Essie Luxeeffects A Cut Above
  2. Swisspers Organic Cotton Rounds
  3. Nailfiles


  1. Dr. Jart Water Fuse BB Cream (Review)
  2. Unknown lipbalm
  3. Perfume samples (thrown away)
  4. mark. Glow Baby Glow m.powerment Gold (thrown away)
  5. Laura Geller Lip Pops Lush Waterproof Lip Gloss Nolita Pink (c/o, thrown away)
  6. Physician’s Formula Concealer

Household Items:

  1. Out! Pet Care Odor and Stain Remover for Carpets
  2. Generic Clog Removing Gel
  3. Zen Candles Caribbean Coconut
  4. mark. Comfy Cozy x2

 If you are reading this – let me know in the comments what your staple beauty products are.

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June Favorites 2014 – First Fanfiction and Song of the Month and More!


During the month of June I tried a lot of new things and found a lot of products to recommend to you. I used to not like doing favorites videos but for some reason this past year I’ve found a big love for them again. For this month I made sure to organize my favorites a little more than I have in the past so let me know what you think of the new video format!

Watch the video above for details on why each item was my favorite this month.

Products mentioned:

White nails
Jergens Natural Glow Gradual Tanner
Organix Sea Salt Spray

New shorts from Plato’s Closet (thrifted)
High waisted jeans from Ross
Elephant necklace from Target (on sale now for $6.98! Check out my Target haul for more.)
New top and shorts from Fabletics (c/o)

Lipton Diet Lemon Iced Tea
Cowboy Caviar (Video recipe by Cherry Dollface)

Game of Thrones (My Audible review)
Pride of Time (My favorite fanfiction involving time turners)
A Chance in Time (My favorite time turner fic from this month)
My account, so you can keep up with my favorites during the next month.

Just a Song by My Fair Fiend (This song has been engraved in my brain! I can’t stop singing it.)

My new kitty!

What were your favorite products or activities from the month? I would love your recommendations!

(First image found here. Isn’t it gorgeous?)