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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.


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.


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.


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: Preparing for 2017

Well, the time has come to ring in 2017. This Links You’ll Love round-up is all about putting your best foot forward for the new year. That means starting 2017 off with health, joy, and grace.

Read on to get yourself in the mood!

Fashion & Beauty:

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What would starting a new year be without looking back on the last one? And not the negativity or the setbacks, but the moments that really meant something and will help you set the tone for a happy, healthy 2017. Get alllll the Feel Goods with Elle’s 20 Inspiring Body Positive Moments of 2016.

It’s all about your mentality so be sure to head into 2017 in the right frame of mind. Need help getting there? Women’s Health Magazine has you! 6 Kick-Ass Body Positivity Moments of 2016.

Want to take your fashion game to the slopes? No problem, Shape will show you how it’s done – What’s Trending with Tara: Slope Style.

If you’re hoping to head into 2017 having mastered the perfect cat eye, you’re in luck. The Man Repeller is IN – How To Do Liquid Eyeliner.

Curious how to make traveling a more relaxing and enjoyable experience? Self asked a travel writer just that – Helpful Travel Tips to Make Flying Suck Less.

Health & Fitness:

Not sure what to expect next year? Mind Body Green is looking ahead – 11 Wellness Trends To Watch In 2017.

Want to fit some more superfoods into your diet? Try these from PopSugar – Healthy Tonic Drink Recipes.

You know the adage “If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it?” Well that goes for stretching too! Prevention – 8 Best Stretches to do if You’re Over 40.

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Want to try to make some healthier choices this year? I’ve got you covered!

Happy New Year everyone! Wishing you a happy, healthy, amazing weekend and a wonderful start to the new year!

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Links You’ll Love: Finish 2016 with a BANG!

Welcome back to another Links You’ll Love post as we head into the end of 2016. It’s hard to believe that the year is nearly over, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to give up or let your goals fall by the wayside. It’s time to finish the year on a strong note – Healthy and happy!

Health & Fitness:

Love to follow your favorite healthy living gurus on Instagram? See what a few of them say about their personal food rules over at Women’s Healthy Magazine.

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If you’re a regular reader you know I’m a HUGE fan of turmeric. The benefits are absolutely killer and I can’t recommend adding it to your diet highly enough. Not convinced? Check out my Learn To Love: Turmeric and What I Ate Wednesday: Healthy Living posts. You can also read Mind Body Green’s I Started Drinking Turmeric Tonic Every Day. Here’s What Happened to get inspired!

Don’t have time during the last month of the year for a new workout regime? Try this full body circuit from Shape that you can do multiple times a week!

Need some happy thoughts and smiles? Check this out – 24 Hours with Yoga Girl Rachel Brathen.

Trying to keep your health and fitness on point through the end of the year? Glitter Guide to the rescue! 10 Ways To Stay Healthy During The Holidays.

Fashion & Beauty:

Love that glowy, beach-girl beauty that the Victoria’s Secret Angel’s always have? Check out Elsa Hosk’s Golden Beauty Rules over at Self.

How to Deal this Holiday – Four ways to physically, mentally, & nutritionally decompress post-holiday from The Coveteur.

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Want to spice up your beauty routine for the holidays? Chalkboard Mag has you covered – Inside Felicity Jones’ Red Carpet Beauty Routine.

If you’re going to try some new skin care and beauty products, why not take some recommendations? Women’s Health Mag is rounding them up for you – 6 Beauty Brand Founders Share the Skin-Care Routines That Keep Them Glowing.

New Years Eve can be a fun night to dress up, so why not make it count? Check out Elle’s 28 New Year’s Eve Dresses That Are Made for Partying.

How are YOU finishing 2016 with a bang?

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