Wishlist for Summer

Things I’m longing for this summer include an easy striped wrap dress, Totême’s Positano swimsuit, a Wide brim straw hat like this one, obsessed with all things from this Swedish brand I’m craving these All Blues Satiated Snake Carved earrings .
Another brand I love is Glossier and they just debuted this Glossier’s Invisible Shield SPF 35 which I’m ordering before our LA trip next month. SMD’s Tivoli flower pot, Petite Coral Vase from Artilleriet, Cold Picnic’s abstract sand colored rug and Hay’s Palissade Lounge chair with Quilted Cushion which feels like a nice and comfortable way to lounge outside.

Favorite personal care products


Yesterday I booked our airbnb house for June, we’re going to LA with the kids that week. It’s been a while since we’ve had a proper vacation so I’m looking forward to this very much. With the trip planned along with the weather changing I’ve been thinking more and more about getting myself ready. Starting a new workout routine (so hard to stick to for me) and of course being conscious of my diet for starters but also I’m realizing my skin and hair have taken a harsh beating from the dry winter and not exactly beach ready, yet. This week I booked a hair appointment and next week the dentist, something I’ve put off for months because I hate seeing the dentist. HATE it. Being an adult is so…overrated.
So I thought I’d share with you a few of my personal tried-and-true favorites, things I’ve bought again and again because the work so well for me.

Aesop B & Tea toner – this has been one of my favorite go to’s for everyday but especially when I feel a zit coming on.

Iris Hantverk face brush – nice for exfoliating with a gentleman cream cleaners, like this one for example.

Ouai hair masque – my hair is naturally curly so it dries out and breaks faster and easier than most hair. I use these twice a month which has given me noticeable improvement in the texture. Along with several other leave in products, this makes me hair feel softer and healthier.

Ritual essential for women – this offers longer term benefits but taking a multivitamin is crucial for me because I know there are some days my diet isn’t perfectly balanced. This one is specifically for women and I do love the minimal packaging (a plus)!

Glossier stretch concealer – On a normal day I wear very little makeup. I’m not having my picture taken nor do I see a lot of people who I need to impress. ;) I do however have some small scars and redness but I’m not going to spend 30 minutes carefully layering a lot of makeup for a perfect finish. This is ideal for me to dab on with my finger, it gives a natural coverage and blends easily. No doubt the best concealer I’ve tried yet. It’s a keeper.


Mario Badescu drying lotion – a good friend suggested this to me, besides the toner it’s the other product I use if I feel a pimple coming. I had moved this apparently too aggressively for the photos because I somehow mixed the ingredients but you’re not supposed to. Keep the pink sediment at the bottom and dip a q tip all the way through. This can be applied as a spot treatment and really does the job. Sometimes I can keep a pimple at bay with only this stuff.

French Girl lip polish – one of my newest purchases, I wanted something to scrub my lips with because I noticed they get cry a lot. I know I need to drink more water but when I’m in a pinch this helps.

If you have any favorite person products you want to share, feel free to leave it in the comments section below. Nothing is better than personal recommendation to me so please do tell!

BEAUTY GIFT GUIDE

01 REVERIE Leave-In Treatment
02 BEAUTYBLENDER Blender Pro
03 KJAER WEIS Eyeshadow 
04 SUNDAY RILEY Juno Face Oil
05 UKA Nail Oil
06 TATA HARPER Resurfacing Mask (More here)
07 GLOSSIER Mega Greens Galaxy Pack (See the the duo set)
08 KAT VON D Tattoo Liner
09 RMS BEAUTY Living Beauty Luminizer
10 ILIA Lipstick
11 GLOSSIER Boy Brow (Love the brown one for myself)
12 SUNDAY RILEY Good Genes Treatment
13 SACHAJUAN Ocean Hair Mist
14 GROWN ALCHEMIST Body Cream 
15 AESOP Tactic
16 JAPONESQUE Brush Set
17 KJAER WEIS Lip Tint
18 MAISON FRANCIS KURKDJIAN Eau de Toilette Travel Set
19 NUDE Rescue Oil
20 GROWN ALCHEMIST Night Cream 

Part 2/3 of my holiday gift guides. My beauty must-haves. Happy shopping!

ADDITIONAL FAVORITES

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TRAVEL ESSENTIALS

IRO Jeans and J BRAND Jeans / LINDA FARROW Sunglasses / THIERRY LASRY Sunglasses / PARABELLUM Clutch / CÉLINE Bag / PORTER Weekender Bag (More here) / EVERLANE Wallet and Belt / MIRLO Rings / BELLROY Passport Sleeve (More here)
/ GLOSSIER Moisturizer and Balm / FUJI x100s Camera / AESOP Travel Kit



J BRAND Denim Jacket (More here) / RODEBJER Top (More here)

A PEACE TREATY Earrings / LARSSON AND JENNINGS Watch 

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GLOSSIER

GLOSSIER Phase 1 SetThe skincare set includes a Soothing Face Mist made of rose water and it’s hydrating unlike a lot of facial sprays out there. Smells great too. The Priming Moisturizer is probably my favorite out of the…