My Morning Makeup Routine

I’ve been obsessed with a NO makeup makeup look this season. I’ve always loved a natural vibe, but I still need to wear something to coverup the redness/breakouts/#momlife under eyes LOL. So I wanted to put this list together of some of my go-to’s when it comes to my morning makeup routine. Of course, I’m a believer that it all starts with your skin. When you skin feels its best,…. Read more

Top Ten | My Favorite Clean Beauty Brands

Fun fact: I’ve been DIY’ing parts of my beauty routine for years now (see here, here + here) — mostly, because I used to find it really difficult to find clean beauty products that I genuinely loved and that worked. The search became even tougher while I was pregnant — hence, one of the (big!!) reasons Marianna and I kept Summer Fridays clean of harmful ingredients. We formulated our products during…. Read more

Lu’s Favorites | Skincare Secrets for Dewy Skin

I feel like my skin looks especially sleepy recently. I’m not sure if it’s the mama role officially taking its toll after several months of nursing (and less sleep!) but I can see the exhaustion — and I wanted to start working on creating dewy skin. I switched up my routine a few weeks ago to give my face a well-deserved boost. Ultimately, I needed products that could (quite literally!)…. Read more

New Year, New Favorites | Motherhood, Beauty & Wellness

Happy 2018! I always love to share some of my new favorites for the year. A lot of you have been asking for my recent go-to’s in mamahood, beauty and wellness — so here they are! You’ve probably spotted a lot of these favorites on my Instagram stories, because I generally use/wear the same pieces over and over again for months! Here’s what I’m loving right now in motherhood, beauty and wellness…. Read more

Feeling Beautiful in my Skin

Someone recently asked me when I feel most beautiful. A part of me wanted to say after a good blow dry and a professional makeup job. Another part of me wanted to say with an oversized tee shirt on and a bare freckled face. But mostly, I feel beautiful when I choose to celebrate the skin I’m in. The skin with spotted freckles that show my summers spent in California…. Read more