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DIY Whipped Shea Body Butter


Winter time is here and dry skin is near!


In this video, I will show you a quick and easy 3 step process to make the most nourishing whipped shea body butter to keep you moisturized and soft!


Shea Butter
Organic Coconut Oil

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Brita Stream Product Review

Sidebar: Maybe I have a thing for the color red ūü§Ē

Anywho, stay focus Ruby lol Recently, I committed to only drinking water, no teas, coffee or juices. The improvements in my skin, energy and my overall feeling has been amazing! Must keep this up! I had juice yesterday and definitely felt the difference – back on track! Did I mention I lost 2 lbs? ūüíĀūüŹĹ


Honestly, truly Brita has stepped their drip drip game way up! I remember standing at¬†the sink for what seemed to be 5 days waiting on the pitcher to fill while filtering the water. Now, the new Brita Stream allows you to fill it up quickly and filters rapidly WHILE YOU POUR! Come through with the ingenious idea! Have y’all tried it? Let me know what you think! If not, click below to order it and have it waiting for you at the do’!

ūüíß: Brita Stream

ūüĆĻ: Compliments of Bay ‚̧
ūüíÖūüŹĹ:¬†OPI Cajun Shrimp

I received my Brita Stream complimentary, but all opinions are my own.


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Product Crush of the Week: Maybelline New York Volum Express Mascara

Product Crush of the Week goes to Maybelline New York Volum Express Mascara, Classic Black!

I love how effortlessly this mascara goes on, allowing you to layer for extra thickness without the clumpy look! See the before and after in my video including the lower lash.

This my trusty dusty natural look but for a more dramatic look, apply additional coats!


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Don’t throw those roses away! DIY Rose Body Scrub & Rose Potpourri Pouch

Rinse. Reuse. recycle. As my mom always says, “Once you buy it, you can do what you want with it!” Well, Bay bought these roses for me but I am going to repurpose them to get the most out of the beauties. It’s been a week and they have held up magnificently but let’s face it, they will begin to wilt sooner than later. In this post, I will highlight 2 quick ways you can repurpose your roses!

FIRST: Unless your roses are organic, make sure to remove all pesticides by soaking the roses in baking soda for 15-20 minutes. You do not want to use roses/flowers with pesticides on your skin.

#1 Rose Body Scrub

Body scrubs are amazing to¬†gently remove dead skin cells, dirt and oil from the outer layer of skin. This helps to unclog pores and expose your skin’s underlying healthier layers.


1 cups Epsom Salt
3/4 cup baking soda
1 Rose
For Fragrance: Rose Essential oil  or Jasmine Essential Oil (Do NOT use NOT home fragrance on your skin!)


#2: Rose Potpourri Pouch  

Place them in your dresser drawers, closets or shoes to add a fresh fragrance to  them! Great to place in storage containers, cupboard to create fragrant aromas!

1 Organza Pouch

1 Rose

For Fragrance:  Rose Essential oil  or Jasmine Essential Oil


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Get Ready with Me Date Night Look Video Collaboration!

Ms. Rika of @RikaGlam and I loved filming a cute and easy get ready video featuring some pieces from the collection. While I helped Erika accessorize her outfit,  she gave me a quick makeup beat to the GAWDSSSSS before my hot date.

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Jewelry Company, Branded Royalty

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