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Links You’ll Love | Healthy, Happy Summer

Today we’re back with another Links You’ll Love round-up that’ll help you get through the rest of the Summer in good health and style. From the ultimate tanning routine from the ever fabulous Lydia Elise Millen to eco-friendly hacks that can help you do your part to reduce waste, this round-up has everything you need for a healthy, happy Summer.

Fashion & Beauty:

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Miss Lydia is a guru for many things, but her flawless, glowing skin make you hang on every word she offers on YouTube relating to beauty. Needless to say, I was thrilled when she dedicated a full blog post to her tips for the perfect tan – My Secrets to the Perfect Tan.

I adore Sephora, as you know, so I jumped at this new Refinery 29 piece – The Best New Summer Makeup At Sephora.

I love shopping vintage and consignment and using apps like Poshmark – It helps me feel better about loving fashion and shopping, without adding to the unnecessary waste that the fashion industry produces. Elle clearly feels the same way – 10 Actually Useful Thrifting Tips From Women Who Only Buy Used Clothes.

Lifestyle:

If you’re like me and love some good tips for living a greener, more sustainable lifestyle, you’ll like this post – 7 Reusable Items You Should Always Have Around (Because Recycling Isn’t Enough) from Mind Body Green.

Exhausted and overwhelmed by the constant go-go-go? Maybe it’s time to tune out! Read Why You Should Give Yourself the Space to go off the Grid from The Chalkboard Mag.

Living in California, where weed was legalized this year, means that I’ve had people recommend cannabis based products for everything from anxiety and insomnia to pet stress and pain. Shape Magazine is clearly curious too – I Tried 4 CBD Products That Claim to Help Sleep and Here’s What Happened.

Food & Fitness:

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Specialists and researchers think that inflammation may be one of the causes of traditional “Western diseases.” Diets high in sugar, processed foods, and junk can cause inflammation and leave you at risk for preventable diseases. But fear not, food is medicine. Check out 5 Ways I Use Food To Fight Inflammation Every Damn Day from Mind Body Green for more!

My favorite thing about Summer is getting outside for my workouts {check out this blog post for more on that!} And with one of my best friends and my cousin tackling the Muir Trail this Summer, my mind is on hiking! Check out Well + Good’s 50 Hikes with the best views in the US that are Definitely Worth Taking.

Not sure if you’re making the best choices while shopping at the grocery store? Check out Women’s Health’s 30 “Healthy” Foods that Nutritionists Never Eat.

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Links You’ll Love | Spring Break Preparation

Welcome back to a new Links You’ll Love round-up. And today we’re here to talk about SPRING BREAK. As in… How to get ready, what clothes to pack, which skin care you should try, and how to make the most of your Spring vacation this year.

Enjoy!

Fashion & Beauty:

If you want to know good beauty products, you ask the experts. Beauty editors! Luckily for us, Elle knows just who to ask –10 Face Moisturizers ELLE Editors Swear By.

If you want to get inspired to plan your next trip check these out – 5 Women-Hosted Travel Podcasts You Should Subscribe To ASAP. Warning: Wanderlust will ensue.

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Someone’s whose career is based, at least in part, on flawless skin, is someone who I’m interested in learning from. Thanks Harper’s Bazaar for the BTS peek – Go Inside Miranda Kerr’s Supermodel Skincare Routine.

Shopping for travel is one of the most fun parts of planning a vacation. 22 Cute Swimsuits to Wear this Spring from Elle, Looking for vacation outfit ideas? Here are the 4 essentials you need to pack from Today, and

Packing, and picking up a few last-minute Must Haves, is an essential part of the travel experience. Check out Refinery 29’s 8 Spring Essentials To Stock Up On Early to get your inspiration.

Food & Fitness:

Curious how the Victoria’s Secret models maintain their killer physiques? Chalkboard Mag asked – Sweat Like a Supermodel: 3 Fitness Lessons We Learned from JoJa.

Did you get ultra inspired by the Olympics? Women’s Health did too! Olympian Lindsey Vonn’s Gym Routine Is Nothing Short Of Badass.

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Stocking your gym bag is the best way to ensure your workout runs smoothly. Check out what’s in my gym bag here, and check out what Karena and Katrina, from Tone It Up, keep in their gym bag here.

Speaking of Tone It Up… Whenever I’m not sure what kind of workout I’m in the mood for, I check out the Daily Moves page on their website and get moving!

Nothing ruins a trip quite as quickly or as thoroughly as an upset stomach. Try a probiotic – Check out Well + Good’s Which Probiotic is Right for You? These are the Exact Bacteria Strains to Look for.

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Links You’ll Love | New Year Inspiration

As we head into the New Year there are millions of blog posts and online articles about diets and clothing and shopping and health. I thought that it would be fun to revive the Links You’ll Love series with a round-up of New Year inspirational posts.

Enjoy!

Fashion & Beauty:

Tis the season for gift giving, so why not give a gift that gives back? Check out Chalkboard Mag’s 6 Chic Gifts That Give Back to Those in Need.

If you want to try out a fun new beauty look this season, check out Refinery 29’s Winter Party Makeup Essentials for some inspiration!

This is the season for dry skin and some days it can seem impossible to avoid scaly skin. Self to the rescue! 11 Reasons Your Skin is So Damn Dry.

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There are still cocktail parties and events to be had this season, but don’t despair, Elle is here to help with the age-old question of what to wear – New Years Eve Cocktail Dresses.

I’ve got gifts for everyone on your list, so check it out – Holiday Gift Giving Guide.

Health & Fitness:

Princess to-be Meghan Markle has kept in great shape during her career. Well + Good is giving you a peek at her go-to workout – The Fit-for-a-Royal Workout that Gives Meghan Markle Immediate Results.

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If you want to get some healthy whole grains in your diet quinoa is an excellent option. Check out Self’s 17 Delicious Ways to Eat Quinoa for Breakfast.

Turmeric is one of my favorite spices and I try to get it in whenever I can to help with inflammation. I loved this new Mind Body Green piece – Health Benefits of Turmeric and How To Use It.

Curious what trended this year on the fitness gear front? Well + Good compiled a list – Most Googled Workout Clothes in 2017. Did YOUR favorites make the list?

Since travel is a big part of this time of year, here’s a workout from Shape that you can do anywhere! Fast-Paced Five-Move Total Body Workout.

Happy New Year!

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Links You’ll Love: Traveling & Summer Fun

This latest Links You’ll Love round-up is filled with posts that will help you get ready for traveling and fun all Summer long.

Fashion & Beauty:

If you need some fashion inspiration for Summer, Vogue has all the answers: The Ultimate Guide to Chic Summer Shoes for the Office—All Under $150

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I’ve got great news from Well + Good – Target is Launching a New Line of Super-Cute, Affordable Activewear. Color me excited!

Enjoying the one-shoulder trend this season? Here’s an off-the-shoulder top round-up for you – 15 One Shoulder Tops To Show Off Your New Favorite Body Part

Travel can be rough on your skin – Avoid tired, dried out skin on your next vacation by trying out one of the 12 Face Moisturizers ELLE Editors Swear By.

Learn to love indie brands – Fun new designs and no one else will show up in the same frock! Check out these 10 Summer Dresses No One Else Will Have from Refinery 29.

Food & Fitness:

Enjoy your next vacation even more by getting the best sleep yet. Check out 7 Things A Sleep Expert Never Travels Without from MindBodyGreen.

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Can’t get enough of the gorgeous produce at your local farmer’s market? Chalkboard Mag is here for you – The Best Way to Eat All Those Summer Berries.

No equipment needed workouts are perfect when you’re traveling! These babies will keep you toned and ready to enjoy swimsuit season all Summer:

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Links You’ll Love: San Francisco Blog Edition

This Links You’ll Love round-up is a very special edition. Today I’m sharing a few of my all-time favorite San Francisco blogs and some fun recent posts they’ve put up.

San Francisco has some fabulous writers though, so this is just part one of my round-up. Be sure to stay tuned for a the next edition! I may do a New York edition as well… 🙂

I am SO EXCITED that Miss Amanda has rejoined the blogging world with her fabulous new site Hashtag My Real Life, case and point – #Adulting: Things You Have to Do.

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Need some fashion inspo? KatwalkSF has been fashion-ing it up from the streets of New York to London. Get her style – Ruti at the Roxy.

Want a flawless look? Allergic to Vanilla has the answer – Clarins: Flawless in a Flash.

Want to motivate yourself to hit the gym? Check out the Pancake Stacker asap – #BayClubHappy.

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For me #BodyGoals are feeling strong, healthy, and confident. I LOVED The Ohio Transplant’s take on body positivity – Strong not Skinny.

A Lady Goes West is the Bay Area’s trainer extraordinaire. So believe me, when she says do something, you do it – Six ways to burn more calories during your next workout.

Ladylike looks are what you’ll find over on Will Bake for Shoes, like this Rosey style

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While I’m looking for some recipe inspiration I always count on Shikha la Mode, like these DIY Power Bars.

Love Story Yoga has hit San Francisco with a bang. I talked about my experience here, so check out Champagne for Everyday’s thoughts here.

What did YOU think of my San Francisco blog edition?

 

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