Beauty Talk | Bad Beauty Habits I Am Leaving in 2019

Let me tell you now, this is a judgement free zone…okay lol! Now, I am not trying to purposely mess up my skin, or hair. Something I have too many things on my to do list, tired, or just plain lazy. I have been know to neglect my self. Last month, I told myself I need to be more intentional when it comes to taking care of myself. Living a healthier lifestyle includes, taking care of body, skin, and nails. We all have bad habits. We are guilty of doing something that is not the most healthiest to ourselves. When you know better you do better. So, this is my beauty “hit list”. I’m saying goodbye to all my bad beauty habits in 2019. I am looking forward to being better me, because I know better. On today’s post,  I am sharing my bad beauty habits and how I have and will break them. Bad Beauty Habits I Am Leaving in Behind BAD HABIT #1| Sleeping In My Makeup I am the biggest offender.  I have slept in “full face” of makeup so many times. Waking up to smeared mascara, skin looking so dry and clogged. Wearing makeup to bed …

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Why I Am Over Setting Resolutions in 2020

How has 2020 and the month of January treating you? I know for myself, so far I doing everything I supposed to do. I have been trying to get into a rhythm. I’m not going to lie it been hard. I set a resolution every year. My resolutions range from fitness, eating healthier, and self care. However, like most resolution I set, they become too hard to achieve. It maybe unrealistic or super vague. No action plan oh how I am going to tackle this kind of change. The next thing I know I become unmotivated within the 2 week or month mark and abandon them. I am over setting a resolutions for the new years.  You can say I am “anti- resolutions” this time around. Instead I am setting intentions. Setting an intention is different approach to goal setting. Goals represent a future plan. (Nothing wrong with goal setting). To amp up our goals, setting a intention everyday give purpose, I intend to …. To add, they work alongside our lifestyle. An unintentional life accepts everything and does nothing. An intentional life embraces only the things that will add to the mission of significance. -John Maxwell My Intentions I …

January First…

Happy 2020 sis! Did you doing anything fun for the New Year? Well I spent my new year with the parents. It was snowing and I was too lazy to make the trip to city, where it’s litty lol. So I just was those specials on the tube and brought in the New Years with sparking wine, lol. Well is day 1 of 365 days, and I am feeling so fresh and clean. I get to start my year off fresh and put my best foot forward. You get to wipe the slate clean. I get why everyone loves to celebrate New Years. On today’s post I am sharing my personal goals, latest fashion report and trends, and brief blog note. I am super motivated this year and I can’t wait to share. Fashion Note We are in a new decade, my good sis . I was thinking to myself that I want to elevate my sense of fashion. I don’t want to do or WEAR the same thing from yesterday. I going to swipe some things out of my wardrobe. This month I am turning 30 and I want to transform/ and step up my wardrobe. Take a few …

Bye Bye 2019: Let’s Recap the Year

HAPPY NEW YEARS EVE !!! So yes we are knocking down the door on another year. 2020. We made it through. Sheesh, I am looking in the mirror right now, as I type. Checking that I have all my edges. 2019 was a big and bold year , okay! 10 years done and completed.  II say this …. Applaud yourself for growth, sis.  I have grown and You have grown sis! If you made one change for the better; during the course of this year and decade… you grew. You did it sis! You should celebrate and pat yourself on the back. On today’s post I am applauding myself! I made it through. I am reflecting on year 2019. The good, bad, and….. well lets not dwell on the ugly. The highlights of 2019, I was able to meet and make new people. I can say with confidence that I can consider them friends. Awesome awesome people, okay! On top of being a social butterfly, I was given an opportunity to walk in fashion show for ELOQUII!  Omg, that was such an amazing opportunity to be bestowed on me. It was a confidence boost I needed as a fashion blogger.  …

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Girls

Hold on to your heads because the holiday is in in full effect. From November to December this is time that we focus on giving gifts to those special somedays in our lives. I would have to say some of special people in my life are my girls. You know those friends that really gotten you through some of the tough times in your life. What can I get for girlfriends that have given me their time throughout the year? When I think about gift giving I love to take into consideration practicality, self care, and uniqueness. I am kinda over just passing out gift cards. On today’s post I am sharing 8 gift ideas for the gals. It is a little bit of something for every girl in your life.There is less than 21 days left until the Christmas. 1. For the “Always cold” friend Shop: Fleece 2. For the “Candle Lover” friend Shop: Capri Blue Mini Candle  3. For the Friend who need Comfort. Shop: Satin Pajamas   4. For “TECH LOVE” Friend Shop: AirPod Holder|Holder w/ Keychain 5. For your “Beauty Queen” Friend Shop: Beis Cosmetic Case 6. For your Friend that Love Trends! Shop: Word Hair …

Final Chapter | December Plan and Goals

Less than 30 days til the New Years. We are in the Home stretch and I know for myself, I want to make every second count. I am feeling the holiday spirit all around me. My attention has been focus on really getting closer to my family instead of being caught up in the gift giving. Any who, my Christmas tree is up and on the contrary I am finishing up on shopping. On today’s post I am sharing my personal goals, latest fashion report and trends. To add, I am going share with you all all the great post and goals to come to FashionLayn.com. Fashion Note We are in full swing of the holiday party season! Company parties, holiday parties with the family or friends. Cozy night with a special someone or wrapped up with a book. This month we will be dressing a little more while. Yet again this month I want to focus my attention on spicing up my wardrobe. Little more dressy and a little less casual this time around. Fashion Report: According to December’s Issue of InStyle Magazine Satin dresses are still making a statement Sparkly Cocktail dresses & Faux fur Knits on Knits- …

Thanksgiving Approved Outfit | Moto Jacket + Dress

Who is ready for Thanksgiving food? I know I am.  I am ready to chow down on some good food and get closer to my family and friends. When its comes down to picking a Thanksgiving outfit, I like to where a outfit that allows me to stuff my face and still look put together. On today’s post I am sharing my easy go to thanksgiving approved outfit. Staying put together and full is the key when thinking of a Thanksgiving outfit. This outfit I put together was inspired by Rochelle of Beauticurve.com, a plus size blogger. A year ago she put together a few looks for Thanksgiving, and this look was one I was inspired to recreate. Anyway, this casual multi print dress is just what we need to for Thanksgiving. It is put together, and roomy. You can take this dress to dinner table with the in laws or a night out one the town. Very versatile.  It is an  inexpensive dress, that features a lettuce trim neckline, elastic waist with a remove self tie sash. This dress is currently $19 on the Shein site. To complete this look I added my a black thigh high boots and …

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