These words are more than just a tagline but the soul and energy of the stories I’m telling. In my very first meeting with Lindsay of White Oak Creative, I said I wanted this space to be less pretty. I’ve got nothing against pretty – promise, my pretty picks are here to stay. But it was feeling a bit precious for me and I don’t want to lead with that notion. Because even though I may write about pretty sometimes, I want to dig my nails (albeit freshly manicured) under the surface and get more real. I want to talk
Balm season is upon us and I’m full on ready. Or should I say prepared? Ready implies eager and that part just ain’t true. Balms are how I survive winter without my face and body completely surrendering to the elements. I’m certain I would be a shriveled mess without. Lotion can’t touch a balm. They rarely moisturize deeper than that outermost layer of skin. It’s why you might get dry and scaly skin despite having slathered an absurd amount of lotion on your entire body H2T just hours earlier. Balms, on the other hand, are restorative beyond all get out.
Oh, but wouldn’t you like to know what I’ve been up to? Well, I can finally show you! I’m grinning big today because 312 Beauty 2.0 is here. We got a makeover! A major one that I poured my heart and energy into for the past two months. What do you think?! After nearly two years of blogging, I wanted to shake things up a bit to be more reflective of me. Everything you see here has meaning. The detail in the logo even has a story. Beauty isn’t prescriptive and the lines, diamonds and dots in the ‘312’ are a