I received the Vcay VBox for review this past July curiosity of Influenster, a community of over 2 million socially savvy shoppers and consumers that review products, share their honest opinions with brands and social media while testing complementary products. As summer is the season for vacations, I was excited to receive the vacation VBox. The box came filled with the perfect travel essentials, ready … Continue reading Vacation Staples | Influenster VCAY VBOX Review
As with every season, Summer requires an entirely new set of skincare dos and don’ts. With warmer temps and more sun exposure, our skin requires efficient cleansing and protection from harmful UV rays. This past year, I changed my normal skincare regimen, switching from washing my face with conventional pipe/tap water to washing my face with pure distilled water. My skin has since changed drastically; … Continue reading Why I only wash my face with Distilled Water + Tips for Glowing Summer skin!
I received the Deva Curls Wash Day Wonder Pre-cleanse Slip Detangler courtesy of Influenster, a community of over 2 million socially savvy shoppers that review products and share their honest opinions according to each individual’s personal social experience. Known for their salon-quality, cruelty-free naturally derived curly hair products, Deva Curls, is a brand I’ve always wanted to try. Having always dreaded wash day and all … Continue reading BRITTNEY DISHES – My Wash Day Wonder featuring Deva Curls
I received the new Origins Original Skin Cleansing Makeup-Removing Jelly courtesy of Influenster, a community of over 2 million socially savvy shoppers that review products and share their honest opinions according to each individual’s personal social experience. As Origins is a charismatic brand in the world of natural skincare, known for their high performance, non-toxic formulas that are free of parabens, phthalates, propylene glycol, mineral oil, … Continue reading BRITTNEY DISHES – My Origins Original Skincare Experience
As I’ve gotten older, I have made it my mission to approach fashion in a more intentional manner; thus, a manner that considers both people and planet. While I like to support all brands making a positive impact through their consumer sales, some of the values I consider most include products and clothing that are artisan-made, natural + organic, made without animal testing, locally sourced, … Continue reading C o n s c i o u s l y Fashionable!
We all want clear glowing skin. But while some are naturally born with gorgeous, clear skin, the rest of us strive hard to get that flawless glow as it can often feel like a never ending battle against hyper-pigmentation, dark circles, acne, blackheads, pimples and dull skin. Using expensive creams, facial treatments and skincare services can sometimes prove to be counterproductive as results are often … Continue reading 365 Days Of Glowing Skin!
Making healthy decisions means being selective about the types of foods you eat and buy—but that can also mean multiple trips to different grocery stores just to keep your favorite products stocked. Not to mention the high markup on high-quality food brands! There’s a better way. Thrive Market takes the hassle out of healthy living so that organic food and natural products are accessible to … Continue reading The Best Deal Yet! | Snag this Organic Tea Tree Essential Oil for FREE
I received products from the new Pantene Pro-V Gold Series line curiosity of Influenster, a community of over 2 million socially savvy shoppers that review/test products and share honest opinions based on each individual’s personal social influence. As a blogger, It is always exciting to receive free products and discount codes and thus, share my honest opinion with my subscribers. However, I was especially excited to … Continue reading BRITTNEY DISHES | Pantene Pro-V Gold Series Review
Implementation of balance between work, family, lifestyle and self isn’t always an easy step, nonetheless, it is a vital part of our overall well-being; as many of us often neglect self-care when we are consumed with the intense pressure of work and other obligations. Making a habit of devoting a day to pamper and nurture yourself and/or indulge in leisurely activities isn’t just important but … Continue reading Why Everyone Needs A Self-Care Sunday!
If your like me and suffer from seasonal allergies then this time of year can be pretty rough as spring allergies are the most common. But let’s face it, weather your a spring or year-round allergy sufferer, allergies in general can be a nightmare! As a life long allergy sufferer I know all the challenges they present. As if excessive sneezing, itchy watery eyes, runny … Continue reading Britt’s Allergy-Proof Makeup and Skincare Guide
Spring started a few weeks ago, but the temperatures here in New York City have been suggesting otherwise up until the start of this week. And while it’s been great to finally enjoy warmer weather, the heat has a way of leaving the body feeling dehydrated and frazzled. For many, the change from winter to spring can be a major shock for the body, suddenly … Continue reading Spring 2 0
Out with the old, and into my new spring-care routine! The official start of spring can only mean one thing……it’s time to switch our skin care regimens. Luckily, spring’s skincare regimen is way less complicated than winter’s as “less is more” with spring skin. It’s time to swap out those heavy creams and serums and switch to lighter, ph balancing formulas. Exfoliating, moisturizing and balancing are … Continue reading Out with the old! | My new spring-care routine
Here is a compilation of my February Favorites, featuring items from some of my favorite brands including, BARE MINERALS, RMS BEAUTY and ACURE. HERE ARE THE ITEMS THAT THE LIST! → RMS BEAUTY ♡ ULTIMATE MAKEUP REMOVER WIPE – $16, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ LIVING LUMINIZER – $38, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ MAGIC LUMINIZER – $38, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ LIP2CHEEK DIABOLIQUE – $36, Sephora Stores, rmsbeauty.com ♡ MASCARA – … Continue reading FEBRUARY FAVORITES
Although a far stretch from my usual natural, organic skincare products, I was eager to try the Look Beauty Masque Bars after receiving them as a gift. Having had high hopes for these face masks, I extremely disappointed that they did not deliver. With the exception of 2, the Look Beauty Masques failed to provide any noticeably positive results for my skin. Moisturizing and Smoothing … Continue reading Brittney Dishes| Look Beauty Masque Bar Review
Effective packaging design can easily draw a consumer’s attention but what element actually determines the final purchase? Biomotives are sensory cues that directly target our subconscious, generating emotion or action before the conscious portion of our brain even has an opportunity to respond. These triggers help brands create emotional connections with consumers thus influencing consumer buying, increasing sales and consumer loyalty. Color is an important … Continue reading COLOR THEORY IN BEAUTY PACKAGING
We’ve all had those nights when we’re totally exhausted and don’t possess the slightest energy to remove our makeup or wash our face throughly before bed. However, sleeping in your makeup constantly can do some serious long-term damage to the skin; apart from ruining our pillow cases, sleeping with make-up on overtime can cause breakouts, dull skin, wrinkles and clogged pores. Reusable Cotton Rounds and … Continue reading Reusable Cotton Rounds vs. Disposable Cotton Rounds
Skincare routines are like your wardrobe, a couple times a year, you have to switch out the pieces according to the season. Unlike summer skin, Fall skin requires a little extra work in order to retain healthy moisturized skin throughout the season! Pile on those moisture-rich layers, because your going to need them to protect your skin against harsh temps. With Winter right around the … Continue reading Fall Skincare 2016
Want to improve the overall health of your hair and scalp while retaining length?? The a natural wooden hair brush and/or comb is an absolute staple. Whether you have super thick curly hair or really fine straight fine hair, you hair can benefit tremendously from using a natural wooden or bamboo hair brush with minimal effort. Bamboo is a natural self-generating resource that provides both … Continue reading 6 REASONS EVERYONE SHOULD USE A WOODEN HAIR BRUSH
Lipstick is a simple way to spruce up your look for Fall. Whether it’s a basic everyday nude, a statement matte red or a subtle wear-with-anything pink, we all have a favorite Lipstick or Lipgloss that we gravitate to the most. But while signature shades are great year round it’s nice to mix it up each season and try something new, maybe a vibrant plum … Continue reading LIP COLORS YOU’RE SURE TO FALL FOR!
Ready to take my body wash off of the bathroom pedestal because bar soap is leading in the bath time challenge! While I often rotate my shower routine between body-wash and bar soap, I prefer to lather up my loofah with my favorite bar soap. Having sampled an infinite amount of natural soaps through the years through the years, I have become a bit of … Continue reading JUST GOT ZUM! | INDIGO WILD ZUM BAR REVIEW + Free Soap