Going Lighter and Brighter with John Frieda® Hair Care

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John Frieda Brilliant Brunette

Since Summer started, I’ve been craving a slight change for my hair. A change that would lighten my strands a bit and give me a natural-looking, sun-kissed glow. I started using the John Frieda® Hair Care Brilliant Brunette® Visibly Brighter™ Collection, which can be found at Walmart, to see what it could do for me. It seemed like a perfect way to achieve the change I was hoping for.


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Keep Playing #LikeAGirl


Part of an #Always sponsored series for Socialstars™


I was watching the Always #LikeAGirl – Keep Playing video earlier (check it out here) and I love the message it sends, not only to young girls but all females. The video is about girls being told they shouldn’t do something (like play certain sports) because they’re a girl.  They lose confidence in themselves and get discouraged, but like this video shows, it’s important to “keep playing”. 

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8 of the Best Eye Primers that Hold Eyeshadow in Place

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Eyeshadow primer is so beneficial to your eye makeup! It can make shadows look more vibrant, it can help them stay in place, and it can help your look last for a long time without wearing off or creasing. I don’t go a day without using eye primer, even when I’m not doing eyeshadow because it balances the color of my eyelids to match the rest of my face and makes them look less oily. I’ve compiled a list of 8 of the best eye primers that will keep your eyeshadows strong throughout the day.

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Keeping my Legs Smooth with Pure Silk

Pure Silk Shave Cream

This post brought to you by Pure Silk Shave Cream. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Peek & Ponder.



With Summer upon us, I like my legs to look flawless, feel smooth, and be hair-free at all times. If only I could just snap my fingers and make that happen as I get out of bed (keep dreaming, Ashley!). I shave my legs daily in the shower. It’s not the most fun task I could be doing, but the products I use help me get the job done quickly and smoothly without any problems. One of those products is Pure Silk Shave Cream.

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Caring for Skin During Summer with Hawaiian Tropic

Hawaiian Tropic Sunscreen and After Sun Moisturizer

“This post was sponsored by Hawaiian Tropic as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.”



Summer is in full swing and so are the activities of the season! I get excited for this time of year because I’m such a Summer girl. A couple days ago, I decided to spend some time at the lake. The spot I frequent has a big open grassy area, refreshing swimming spot, and a trail that hugs the water. It’s one of my favorite places to be.

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Popsugar Must Have Box – June

Popsugar June Must Have Box

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Popsugar offered one of their subscription boxes to people in their network and since I love a good subscription box, I obviously expressed interest. I received one of these glorious boxes one other time, so I knew it was bound to be good. Well, this one exceeded my expectations! Let’s take a look at what came inside the June Popsugar Must Have Box…

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Laundry Routine: How I Keep My Clothes Looking New

Laundry Routine: How I keep clothes looking new


This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/P&G

I lead a busy lifestyle. Although I’m at home a lot, my time is usually devoted to working. I keep busy with all things related to blogging: photography, writing, making videos, social media upkeep, brainstorming, etc. I barely put down my work long enough to eat. When I’m not working, I try to go out and enjoy life a little, whether I’m just shopping or taking a walk by the lake. Little time is left for laundry! 

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