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I am a wife and mother that is passionate about sharing content that helps us each live a beautiful and virtuous life. As an etiquette instructor, I love to seek out the beautiful things that surround us. You can often find me making a meal with my husband, building LEGOs with my son, and reading a good book - all in a beautiful dress! Thank you for being a part of this community, I am so happy you are here!

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Over the years I’ve slowly transitioned into using cleaner products for my skin. After years of trial and error, I finally found the right products for my skin. I use these skincare products daily. I’ve seen such an improvement in my skin that I had to share these items with you!

1.) Caudalíe Anti-Aging Cream Moisturizer: About a month ago I discovered the clean brand Caudalíe. I started using their moisturizer and it has transformed my skin. It is the softest moisturizer I’ve ever used and the benefits are incredible! I use this as a night moisturizer.

2.) Summer Fridays Lip Butter Balm: This is my third tube of Summer Fridays (another clean brand!) lip balm.  This vegan balm heals and protects, and though I use it often during the day, my favorite way to use it is as an overnight mask.

3.) +Lux Unfiltered Hydrating Self-Tanning Cream: This is the cleanest self-tanner I have found. I am very sensitive to smells, especially when it comes to self-tanners, and one thing I love about +Lux Unfiltered is that its scent is very subtle. They have two scent options, Rosewood and Santal, and I always opt for Santal! The tan lasts for about seven days and goes on smooth, without residue or streaks!

4.) Skin Ceuticals Vitamin C Serum: This serum is on the pricey side but lasts so long! I purchased my bottle about a year ago and still have half a bottle left, as I only use a drop or two a day. This serum improves complexion while protecting your skin from environmental stressors.

5.) Beautycounter Countertime Cleansing Oil: This face wash is gentle, yet thoroughly removes makeup and impurities. I’ve used this cleansing oil since it’s release years ago and since then have seen an improvement in my skin’s elasticity and complexion.

6.) Summer Fridays Mineral Milk Sunscreen: I was so excited when Summer Fridays announced that they were releasing a sunscreen! I love all of their products and this 30 SPF sunscreen is now at the top of my list. Enriched with vitamins and antioxidants, this sunscreen goes on like a serum and doesn’t leave a residue.

7.) +Lux Unfiltered Bronzing Face Drops: This is the same brand as the self-tanning body cream I use (see #3!). I combine it with my morning moisturizer once a week.

8.) Caudalíe Cashmere Cream: This is the moisturizer I use in the morning after washing my face. The name describes it perfectly – it’s so soft and I’ve seen a dramatic decrease in fine lines since using it.

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