• makeupLuk Beautifood Lip Nourish ReviewAustralia-based Luk Beautifood creates 100% natural lip balms using real food ingredients and offers a range of 12 beautiful wearable shades.  Full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids, they don't contain any ingredients that are known endocrine disruptors, carcinogenic or linked to cancer including preservatives, phthalates, petrochemicals, synthetic colours and fragrance. Cindy Luken the founder is ... makeup (9/15/2017)READ MORE
  • travelSheraton Gran Canaria Salobre Golf ResortI finally visited the Canary Islands after wanting to go there as a college kid studying abroad in Europe and can only recommend it if you're looking for a truly unique island vacation. Situated close to the coast of Western Sahara, Gran Canaria is the 3rd largest island in the Canaries archipelago but has the ... travel (9/14/2017)READ MORE
  • skinNEW ONLINE BEAUTY SHOP: COTANOVA (+ CODE)*This is a sponsored post of which funds will go towards operating costs of OBL CLUB, our product testing club, and OBL" COTANOVA is a new online organic beauty boutique offering a selection of some of the best skincare, haircare, makeup and wellness brands: Hannes Dottir Innersense Beauty Rituel de Fille Nu Evolution Skin Owl ... skin (9/8/2017)READ MORE
  • skinOBL Current Favorites: July & August 2017It's been far too long since I've done a favorites post, so this month's post will actually include what I've been using and loving throughout July & August. I wasn't able to keep up with my blog & OBL CLUB activities properly while I was working from California for a month, but no longer. Pearl ... skin (9/2/2017)READ MORE
  • skinNew 2017 Wellness & Supplement LaunchesEach of these cost $3! Brandless is a new online organic grocery store based in San Fran & Minneapolis that just launched in Jul 2017. I think this is a phenomenal concept and am very excited to have discovered them by chance through Instagram.  They carry a wide selection of the food and household products that ... skin (9/1/2017)READ MORE
  • travelLanzarote & Seaside Hotel Los Jameos PlayaWith volcanic landscapes of colored soils, craters, unusual rock formations and gently sloping mountain that evoke complete awe and fascination, Lanzarote may very well be the most interesting island I've been to.  I may never step foot on Mars in my lifetime, but I think Lanzarote comes pretty darn close to it. El Golfo - a green ... travel (8/31/2017)READ MORE
  • travelAlgarve Portugal Travel Diary  I'll be honest, I had never heard of Algarve before even during my 4 years working in Europe and I wasn't CRAZY excited to go knowing nothing about it. But I wanted a quick getaway and I love discovering new places so I went ahead and got the ticket. I wish I had known ... travel (7/8/2017)READ MORE
  • skinOBL CURRENT FAVORITES: May 2017In this OBL Current Favorite's post I have a hodgepodge mix of products I'm currently using and enjoying. I tried Au Naturale for the first time, a brand that I've seen all over Instagram, and fell in love with their concealer. As you may know, NU Evolution is my favorite, because it's so rich and ... skin (6/10/2017)READ MORE