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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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Lighting the Way

As you may have gathered, I’m a very sensory person. Look, touch, feel, taste and sound affect me on another level. It’s something that comes from many parts of who I am. Grounding my senses by focusing on each of them has become a huge part of what keeps me bright in times of darkness. Today’s post is about creating that light both physically and mentally.

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My FAVORITE Face Masks

I’m talking about the me-time kind. The “Well this has been a week–I better just relax now” kind. One of the first things I think about when it comes to skincare is spa type treatments like face masks. From pre-teen land on, the most self indulgent moments are usually pictured with a nice mask treatment […]

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My Favorite Vitamin C Serums

I thought I’d start my first of many skincare write-ups about the wonder skin booster: VITAMIN C SERUM. You may have read or heard the many claims this potent antioxidant has under its belt. Now I’m no scientist nor do I claim to know more than an esthetician or dermatologist on the matter but it […]

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