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Ellebox Period Box Review Plus Coupon For FREE BOX

Ellebox Period Subscription Box Review + Coupon for FREE 2nd Box. #period #periodparty #firstperiod #organictampons #organicpads #girly #femalehygiene #womenshealth #firstmoon #ellebox

Review of Ellebox Plus Details on How To Get a 2nd Box Free & Win a Year's Supply!


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You work hard to lead a healthy lifestyle, so why should you have to compromise during your time of the month?  Thankfully Ellebox has your flow covered with their organic, 100% cotton, completely chemical free tampons and pads.  In addition to providing chemical free female hygiene products, Ellebox will also send you tea, chocolate, and two awesome self care body products that will help you look at feel your best during your monthly.  To learn more about Ellebox, and get details on how to get a second monthly box for FREE, plus win a year's supply of Ellebox, please keep reading!

How To Fade Fantasy Hair Color Quickly Without Products

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How to Fade Fantasy Hair Color Quickly & 100% Naturally - Without Using Any Products!


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I recently wrote an article on how to get gorgeous fantasy hair colors for summer.  You can find that post here:  DIY Fantasy Hair Color How To Guide.  If you follow me on Instagram, you may know that I recently went blue - as in like totally blueberry blue.  You may also know that just two weeks later, and about four hair washes later, I'm back to platinum.  If you want to know how I faded the fantasy hair color so quickly, and also 100% naturally, without using  a single product, please keep reading!

GlossyBox Mothers Day Limited Edition Box 2018 Review Plus Coupons

GlossyBox Limited Edition Mother's Day Box 2018 Review + Coupons. #glossybox #mothersday #glossyboxcoupons #beautyreview #beauty #skincare

Review of the Limited Edition Mother's Day 2018 GlossyBox Plus Coupon Codes!


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Mother's Day will be here before you know it, but luckily GlossyBox has you covered!  The Limited Edition Mother's Day GlossyBox has $200 worth of luxury products in it, and it is definitely going to make any mama feel like she just spent the day at the spa!  This Limited Edition Mother's Day GlossyBox beats a box chocolate and a bouquet of flowers by miles if you ask me. If you'd like to see what's in the box, what the products look like, and which ones were my faves, please keep reading.  As always, I have included a coupon code for money off.

DIY Fantasy Hair Color How To Guide

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How to Apply Fantasy Hair Colors Yourself - A Complete Guide.


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Please Note: I am not a professional hair stylist.  This is just what I do to get fantasy hair color. 

It seems like everywhere you look these days, some babe has gorgeous unicorn hair.  Everyone from moms to models to on the runway are rocking fantasy hair colors right now.  Anytime I run errands, I usually see at least one woman rocking some gorgeous fantasy hair.  And contrary to popular opinion, you do not need to go to a hair stylist go get yourself some beautiful unicorn hair.  It's actually very easy to do, you just need to know which products to use.  Today I am going to review the big name brands used by stylists and non-stylists alike to get fantasy hair color.  I will also discuss the proper technique needed to achieve any desired color.  I have included coupon codes for some of the brands I discuss as well. 

Jewelry Cleaning Device Cleans Jewelry To Look Brand New

New jewelry cleaning device that cleans jewelry at home and restores sparkle. No more soap and windex. This new device gives you the same clean a jewelry store does, and is also super affordable. #jewelry #rings #diamonds

A New Jewelry Cleaning Device That Makes Jewelry Look Brand New and Restores Sparkle and Shine. 


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If you follow me, you know that I am a lover of all things shiny and sparkly.  I love just about all types of jewelry from vintage to classic to bling.  I have written a few posts on how to buy some very nice jewelry pieces at bargain prices and you can find them here:  PalmBeach Jewelry Shopping Hacks and How to Buy Authentic Designer Items at Bargain Prices.  But recently I realized that I had never written an article on how to properly clean jewelry and keep it looking brand new all the time.  Today I am going to tell you about a new invention that will literally keep your jewelry pieces looking like you just walked out of the jewelry store. 

Fashion Nova Review Customer Tips Plus Shopping Hacks

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Fashion Nova Customer Review Tips & Shopping Hacks.


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Please Note: I am not an affiliate of Fashion Nova.  Any customer is able to refer their friends with their own personal link. 

Okay, so can we talk about Fashion Nova for a second?  It seems like this fashion giant is blowing up everybody's Instagram accounts these days!  I wanted to try out Fashion Nova for a looong time, but I was really scared of getting the wrong size or fit, because if you have checked out their site, you know that they don't do returns, only store credit.  I was dying to try out their jeans the most, but most of the reviews left would never give detailed size information.  Most people would say something like, "Love love love the jeans, and I'm 5'8'' if that helps".  I would think to myself, well no, actually, that doesn't help me at all!  I don't want to know your height!  I want to know your wiast-to-hip ratio and I want to know your weight.  Ain't nobody's height gonna be helping anybody!

Finally after pinning over their jeans for sooo long, I finally just took the plunge and bought four pairs.  Two were a huge success, and two were too small, and I learned from there.  I returned the two small ones, (getting refunded shipping - more about how to do that below), got store credit for them, and then bought some more.  My second order was even more of a success than my first! ALL the jeans fit amazing this time and some became my absolute faves.  After this point the rest is basically history and I became a certified #NovaBabe and went on to write this post.  So today girls, I am writing the post that I wish somebody had written for me!  Since Fashion Nova is most famous for their jeans, this post is going to focus on their jean items, but the information I give you here will help you when buying all types of their clothes.  I'm going to give you my exact sizing information in great detail, I'm going to tell you what size I wear, what fit I like, what material blend I prefer, how you should pay, how to get free return shipping, and how to get big money off your purcahses.  Are you ready to become a Fashion Nova shopping pro?? Let's get started future #NovaBabe!

GlossyBox Subscription Box Review March 2018 Plus Coupon and HUGE Giveaway

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Review of the March 2018 GlossyBox With Coupon and HUGE Giveaway.


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The March GlossyBox has arrived just in time for International Women's Day on March 8th and its totally fabulous!  March's GlossyBox is all about celebrating the awesome women in our lives who exemplify true beauty, inside and out!  This month's GlossyBox is packed with hardworking makeup, hair, and nail products that will help you feel beautiful all month long.  There are FIVE FULL SIZE products in this box, and four of them are makeup!  If you'd like to see what's in the box, what the products look like, and which ones were my faves, please keep reading.  Inside this review I have included a coupon code for 25% OFF all GlossyBox Gift Subscription Boxes, as well as details on how one lucky lady can win a FREE 6-month subscription!

How To Induce Labor Safely After Passing Due Date

Learn how you can bring on labor safely and quickly with my pro tip.  My protip has worked three times with my births, and also with moms births. #pregnancy #laboranddelivery #childbirth #mom

A Proven Method of Bringing On Labor Safely After You Pass Your Due Date.


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Please Note: The owner of this site is not a doctor, physician, or midwife, and makes no claim to act in any professional capacity.  This is simply what I did to bring on labor after I passed my due dates.  Please see my Terms & Conditions Page for my full terms and conditions. 

If you read The Makeup Equation, you may know that I am a mama to three kiddos.  You may also know that I have had three home births - you can read more about this topic here: My Home Birth Experience In Interview.  Today I want to talk about how to help bring a baby out safely when you pass your due date.  I have done this exact method three times and it has worked all three times.  My mother also did this with her kids and it worked for her too. 

Please note that this method only works if you have hit your due date and baby is full term.  Please NEVER, EVER try to bring a baby out before your due date!  Bringing on labor before your due date can be very dangerous for your baby's health!  It is safe to let your baby stay in after your due date because you don't ever know the exact day a baby was conceived.  Your due date could be earlier than it should and your baby may still need more time to grow and develop in the womb.

This pro tip is only intended to be used by women who have passed their due date and want to avoid being induced. (P.S. -  If you use homebirth midwives not associated with a hospital, you will never have to worry about being put through the hideous and extremely painful process of being induced!!)  

Top Affordable Designer Jeans Offering Comfort and Style

Are you looking for some new affordable jeans that look fabulous on you and also are super comfortable? Check out my three favorite designer jean brands. #jeans #fashionjeans #fsavingmoney #affordableclothing

Affordable Designer Jeans - My Favorite Brands. 


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I have always been a jeans kind of girl, but after having three kids, I really became a jeans kind of girl!  I wear jeans more than anything else, and many of the long hours spent being a mom are done in my jeans.  Because I wear my jeans for such long extended periods of time, comfort is just as important to me as the look of the jeans.  Today I am going discuss some of my favorite brands of jeans.  Some are new brands that I recently discovered, and some are oldies but goodies.  Every brand listed has high marks for both fashion and comfort.  To thank you for reading this post, I have included coupon codes for big money off all the brands I discuss.