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I SHAVE MY FACE. SO WHAT?

Updated: March 24, 2017
by
LAURYN

shave your face | by the skinny confidential

…& no it doesn’t grow back darker & thicker.

At least for me.

Had to start off with that because it’s the first question EVERYONE asks.

Some of you may already know this fun fact because I sort of broke it down in 2014.

In 2014 I was still hesitant though.

…Fast forward to 2017 & I’m a full-on, die-hard face shaver.

And before you judge hear me out.

First you should know the hair on my face is pretty much blonde. Like I don’t have a beard. Not that there’s anything wrong with this- my point is that I still shave my face even though the hair isn’t super prominent. ( Although Michael sometimes points out a black hair on my upper lips when the sunlight is shining directly on my face…& then I tell him to MIND HIS OWN BUSINESS ).

You should also know I’ve tried every single thing on the planet.

Nair? Doesn’t work on my face & it smells too strong for the face.

Waxing strips? OH HELL NO. IT MAKES HYPER PIGMENTATION aka my sun mustache WAY worse. Really brings those brown spots to the surface.

Plucking? Who has time?

Threading? Meh.

Anyway, …

 

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TSC Him & Her Podcast Episode 55: Email Etiquette

Updated: March 23, 2017
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LAURYN

tsc him and her podcast him and her episode 55 | by the skinny confidential This week on THE SKINNY CONFIDENTIAL HIM & HER PODCAST...

( 1:35 ): Michael is on timeout from introducing the podcast. He’s not doing so well on coming up with a great intro. Also, we’re back with Taylor aka The Bare Naked Cucumber. The razor burn master ( ep. 26 )!

( 3:20 ): Michael claims he’s rattled from last week’s podcast with The LadyGang. But let’s be real. He loves being around women who talk about real shit.

( 4:35 ): You guys ask LOTS of great questions. Before you send us your question check our past episodes. We might have answered it already for you & this will provide an answer to you right away!

( 5:30 ): Taylor asked Annabelle from Adderall & Compliments ( ep. 33 ) out on a date. They went to Dave & Buster’s and Taylor made sure he won.

HIM & HER TIP OF THE WEEK

( 21:30 ): HER TIP OF THE WEEK: life is hectic enough. let everything have a place & organize. 

( 24:00 ): HIM TIP OF THE WEEK: trouble sleeping? move your devices out of the bedroom.

LET’S DIVE INTO IT

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Mini DeLites: Beauty Junkie Week

Updated: March 21, 2017
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LAURYN

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{ Caboodles life }

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{ favorite chapsticks because they’re pink tinted }

Switching it up over here & for one straight week, all day, everyday we are going to do #beautyjunkieweek. Make sure you’re following along on Snapchat ( BEAUTY GIVEAWAYS ) AND Instagram ( going to do INSTA LIVE + mini Insta blog entries ). All the content will be beauty, beauty, beauty…& nothing is sponsored. Of course I’ll go in-depth! After some intense Twitter polls, I saw that you guys want a lot of beauty content. SO I want to make sure I answer any & all your questions. Obviously I need more than a week but I’m kind of loving a themed week here?

Ok so on another note: what is new?

Nothing much here. On Friday I had dinner with a friend ( chopped salads & rosé ) and then on Saturday we woke up, worked out on the beach, ate brunch, podcasted, & then celebrated my brother, Myles’ birthday with chips, salsa, margaritas, etc. Yesterday was spent off social media, in bed, reading, & watching Hand of God ( a new show on Amazon that’s just insannnnnnne ). Pretty mellow weekend.

What else? Oh, …

 

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Instagram Live: Makeup Organization

Updated: March 20, 2017
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LAURYN

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I LOVE an organized & styled space. Whether that’s your bedside table, vanity or pantry I’m all about the experience. SO the other day after doing my makeup I realized I had a TON of product, everywhere. It was a real mess and therefore time for an overhaul. There are lots of options for makeup storage out there and some of them are crazy expensive. I decided to take matters into my own hands.

SO I went to The Container Store & BOY OH BOY were there some good finds. After I organized the shit out of  my makeup I went on Instagram LIVE and shared the products used & how everything was styled.

Here’s the full breakdown for you!

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MAKEUP ORGANIZATION

FIND THE WHITE SHELF HERE }

The first step to organization is utilizing all of your space. Using shelves allows you to store the items you use often in a convenient spot while keeping items you use less often out of the way but easily accessible. This open white shelf is great for storing towels in baskets, your makeup & other bathroom essentials. I’m using this to hold & organize all of the giveaway items I have …

 

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YOU READY? BREAKING DOWN MONEY MANAGEMENT

Updated: March 19, 2017
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LAURYN

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I feel like we haven’t talked about finances a lot.

Which is weird because we’ve talked about everything else.

HA!

But really managing finances.

You gotta take charge of it you know.

To be honest here I’ve had to work really, really hard at this.

When I first had a little success I overspent.

I mean, never in my life had I had a credit card.

Crazyyyyy but true.

Once I got that credit card, I was using it like a gift card- HORRIFIC.

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I was buying the most random, useless shit.

IT TOOK ME A LOT OF ups & downs to really learn how to use a credit card. In fact, I’m still learning.

So ya, I’m not the best with numbers- it’s just not my thing. BUT 2016 was all about recognizing the importance of really sitting down & looking at spending. “Looking” sounds easy…but it’s also overwhelming. Now I sit down each month & go through every little charge even if it’s a $3 dollar latte.

Point: I want to have a handle on my finances.

Not only do I want to, I need to run a successful business.

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Michael is real into numbers ( THANK GOD …

 

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