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Seasonal Shine

Though the weather still feels like summer in some parts, Fall is soon upon us. I must admit it is my favorite time of year. Nothing helps shine in a new season like the right candle. My latest collaboration is with my favorite candle company: Twelve21 Candle Studio. They were nice enough to gift me […]

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Winter Evening Skincare Routine

My first time sharing a #skincare video! Here’s a skincare routine for nourishing skin during the drier winter months featuring products from Nolaskinsentials, Naturium, Dieux Skin, Topicals, and Hereme. What are some of your favorite skincare products right now? Some products were gifted but all I genuinely loved enough to use in this video. Some […]

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DUENDE DARLING HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2020

Here we are at the close of 2020 and Holiday Shopping has indeed commenced. When it comes to gifts I think it is most important to consider the intent behind it. I’ve always been struck with gifts that show how much someone pays attention. Whether it be function or a reminder to take care–gifts can […]

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Embracing the Little Luxuries

There is so much about the current world that creates noise and leaves little room for anything above basic function. Creating spaces and finding items to feel luxurious about can put us in a mind set of abundance instead of scarcity. My belief is that the more intentional we are with each aspect of our lives, the less room we give to the lower parts of ourselves. Today, I wanted to focus in on some items from retailers I’ve discovered on Etsy. Through this platform I’ve come to find and connect with artisans of all trades and the process itself has felt so much more unique. Feel free to browse some of my favorite sellers on my Etsy favorites here.

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Cleansing Ritual

A major component to any good skincare routine is having a cleanser. Cleansers are a way to dissolve the grime and grit after a long day and can be a great way to unwind. Like a lot of aspects of my self care routines, I’ve made an effort to slow them down and treat them as rituals. By acting with this intention, the act of cleaning off the day is more than just physical, it becomes a way to check in and wipe the slate clean at the end of the day.

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