Summer Beauty: Half Top Knot with Curls Tutorial

- Beauty, Monday Mode

rachel top knot

As you may have seen in my last makeup post, I had the opportunity to work with an amazingly talented group of women in the Twin Cities recently! Courtney worked on my hair and asked me what kind of style I wanted to see. To be honest, hair is definitely where I struggle creatively. I tend to wear my hair three to four ways – straight, wavy curls, in a ponytail or in a top knot. That’s why working with Courtney at Wayzata Salon & Spa was a great experience – she had ideas immediately after taking a look at my hair. Read More

Bridal Details: Beauty, Jewelry and Shoes

- Wedding

When you’re planning a wedding, it’s definitely advisable not to sweat the small stuff. That is, until it comes to your bridal look. Looking divine on your big day is not just about choosing a dreamy gown. The added extras and finishing touches can make all the difference.


Hair and makeup

When you’ve bought a stunning dress, you want to do it justice and look your best. Hair and makeup are really important, even if you’re having a low-key wedding. You may think you know exactly what you want in terms of styles, but it’s always advisable to book some trials. The hairstyle you had in mind may not live up to expectation, and you may find that the makeup looks you’ve been cooing over on Instagram don’t bring out your best features. A good stylist and makeup artist will be able to make suggestions and share ideas based on your skin tone, your face shape and the style and theme of your wedding. You can try different options, experiment, and see how you feel once you’ve seen different looks on you. Go for styles that suit you and make you feel confident, rather than what’s trending. Read More

Saving My Skin: How to Overcome Dry Skin with Curél® Hydra Therapy Wet Skin Moisturizer

- Beauty

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Curel Hydratherapy Wet Skin Moisturizer

The unfortunate part about living in a place with four very distinct seasons is that I’m constantly battling with my skin. Winter leads to dry/cracked skin, but even during the spring and summertime, I find myself battling with dry skin if I don’t give it the attention it deserves. That’s why I’m so excited to discover Curél Hydra Therapy Wet Skin Moisturizer, the perfect solution to keep my skin hydrated while seamlessly fitting into my beauty routine.

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