MyFashionBible X BCP

DSC_0267BCPDSC_0013BCPDSC_0229BCPDSC_0265BCPDSC_0021BCPDSC_0091BCPDSC_0118BCPDSC_0217BCP

AVAILABLE ON SALE NOW 61% OFF HERE;

 

Hi Darlings,

I’ve partnered up with my friends over at Best Choice Product to bring you my review on this 5-piece pinewood Dining set. I easily fell in love with this set because it was simple and minimal with a vintage vibe. Most of you already know we just relocated again recently at the end of December, so we are still in the middle of unpacking countless boxes, painting the girls room and pretty much redecorating. So this Dining set came just in time and fitted right in. Not sure how it will fit with our planned decor but we’ll see. It’s such a versatile kitchen and dining set and very suitable if you are on a budget or live in a smaller place.

 

Assembling was pretty fun and took my husband just about an hour and fifteen minutes. Hubby and I decided that we will turn this into our little breakfast nook since the dimensions aren’t big enough for our family gatherings and having dinner etc. I can’t wait to finish decorating this area so I can update you guys with decor setup. Another thing I liked about this set is that its minimal and great for a small family with children. The pinewood finish makes it so easy to clean up any mess so you wouldn’t have to worry about stain buildup. Thats always a plus when children are involved. I know other moms can relate to that. Furthermore, the table and chairs are very strong and the overall quality is decent.

Have you every shop with Best Choice Products before? I’f not, you’re totally missing out!  They’re very affordable, free shipping and fast delivery. Have a great rest of the week guys.

 

Love,

 

Natasha

Advertisements

Skin Love Saturday

DSC_0038DERMDSC_0043DERMDSC_0025DERMDSC_0003DERMDSC_0086DERM

Hi Darlings,

I’m back! 🙂

 

I decided to take a break from my blog once I was diagnosed with the flu back in December, right before Christmas Eve. I literally needed that break and it was so overdue. Most of all, I’m really glad to finally get over the flu in the past couple weeks because darling it was awful. Its great to take a break for self once in a while so you can focus on just you and reevaluate, meditate and re prioritize things.

 

Last weekend, I started a new series on my instagram #SkinLoveSaturday which I will be posting there and here about all my skincare essentials, while providing you skincare tips and natural remedies to facilitate with improving your skin/skin conditions such as acne etc. I’m super excited about this because I love taking care of my skin from the inside out. Speaking of skin, one of the most FAQ’s that people ask me is what is my skincare regime? I’ve spoken about this exact same question two years ago so I think its time to revisit and let my new supporters know my number one skincare line.

I’ve been using Dermalogica for 15 years and it has always kept my skin looking flawless. Dermalogica is literally my holy grail. I was first introduced to it by one of my best friends, Adoria, and I haven’t stopped using it till this day. It’s one of the best things that ever happened to my skin. What I really love about their products is that they aren’t tested on animals, and you can see results as immediately following the first use. I remember when I first tried it and I recall telling Adoria: “Omg! I can’t believe how amazing my skin feels right now… it’s so soft.” It felt hydrated and within the first week I threw out all the other stuff I was using and replaced it with all Dermalogica Skincare products.

The special cleansing gel, skin prep scrub, multi-active toner and skin smoothing cream are my main go to daily essentials. I love how calming and refreshing the gel is on my skin which is very soothing. The toner is like a great moisturizer prep. It hydrates my skin so good and the skin smoothing cream asborbs so much better once you apply this. Lastly, the skin smoothing cream has great antioxidants, promotes elasticity and leaves my skin feeling smooth and looking flawless. Keep in mind that their are so many different skin types out there, so you might need something different from me. No problem there because dermalogica also carries different lines for your skin needs. Skin can also change depending on the season. My skin type is “combination” but mostly dry in the winter. Check out all the amazing products they carry on their website to fit your skin type.

I will talk about more of their products that I use in other upcoming posts; like the gentle cream exfoliant, one of my absolute favs-I use it once a week. I’m really picky when it comes to testing out new skincare from other brands but I have tried others some works, some don’t. Dermalogica have never failed me and it will always be my number one. Remember, take care of your skin from within. Eating healthy, drinking plethora of water, exercising and eating loads of tomatoes makes taking care of your skin on the outside so much easier. Have a great weekend my loves.

 

#SkinLoveSaturday Tip : Eating Watermelon can help reduce acne breakouts and keep skin healthier.

 

Thanks For Visiting!

 

 

 

Love,

Natasha

Unwind With Quick Zip

DSC_0094QuickZipDSC_0065QuickZipDSC_0053QuickZipDSC_0172QDSC_0141QuickZipDSC_0187QDSC_0155QDSC_0152QDSC_0145Q

 

 

CURRENTLY LISTENING: Frank Sinatra- Autumn Leaves

Hi Darlings!

It has been such an amazing, relaxing yet fulfilled Sunday! Spent the day unwinding on my Luxury Quick Zip Fitted Sheets. I have FALLen in love with this Brand. I really appreciate that the process to make the bed was so efficient. I think this collection is very beneficial for moms on-the-go, very convenient and hassel-free. Especially when you have a huge bed that takes up most of the Square footage in the room lol. Not to mention, it is so minimalistic, clean and comfortable.

Guess what? As soon as I made the the bed, baby Isabella ran into our room, rushed on the bed and started jumping on it. Typical toddler behavior except she grabbed her pretend microphone and asked me to sing “True Colors” with her. If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve already seen us in action.  Here are some of the key features you should know prior to purchasing your new Quick Zip Sheet:

Luxe Fitted Sheet Collection features:

  • Better fit for better comfort
  • Vertical elastic in corners and a generous overlap underneath keep base snug
  • Won’t pop off the mattress
  • Zipper is covered and out of site
  • Easy access corner zipper start location
  • Get it right the first time – no more guessing which corner is which
  • Easy handling with large zipper pull ribbon loop
  • Luxurious 400-thread-count sateen 100% cotton that is soft and smooth against your skin with a subtle sheen
  • Deep pocket fitted base

You can save 15% OFF your orders by using the code “QUICKZIP15” through October 31st so hurry before its too late. P.S. If you’re eyeing my Creme filled pumpkin gobs and homemade spiced latte, I don’t blame you. It was absolutely delicious. How did you Spend your Weekend? Did you go to a pumpkin Patch? We sure did! More coming up on that story…

 

I hope you all enjoyed this beautiful Sunday.

 

Thanks For Visiting!

 

Love,

 

Natasha

 

Thank you QuickZip for Sponsoring this post. 🙂

Tula Skincare Review

DSC_0920WTDSC_0669TDSC_0673TDSC_0664TDSC_0668TDSC_0655TDSC_0915TDSC_0653TDSC_0908TDSC_0924T

USE Code “Natasha20” for a DISCOUNT

 

Currently Listening: Florence & The Machine- Never let me go

Hey Guys,

Happy Sunday Darlings!

As promised on my Instagram a few weeks ago, I’m here to give you my review after using Tula’s Products.

Tula products combine probiotics with other skin friendly superfoods to naturally balance and boost the health of your skin. What I love most about these products is they’re so gentle and did not dry my skin out. I loved using the exfoliating treatment mask the most. It’s so good to be honest and felt amazing against my skin. It left a smooth finish and the texture is perfection personified. I used it 2x a week. Since I’m very picky with my skin and rarely use anything other than my main skincare products I shared with you all, I am elated to have tried Tula Products and extremely satisfied with the texture and hydration effect it had on my skin. If you are looking to balance and hydrate your skin, this skincare line is a great start.

Thanks For Visiting!

 

Love,

 

Natasha

GREAT & Affordable Hair mask

DSC_0176EDSC_0173EDSC_0170EDSC_0165EDSC_0156EDSC_0204EDSC_0178E

Exclusively available at Old Navy.

Hi darlings;

Happy Friday!

I wanted to share one of my latest hair care products with you. One thats affordable and works great. I mean what girl doesn’t like that combination? It’s a new therapy session hair mask from EVA-NYC, and it smells absolutely incredible to me. I use it as a deep conditioning treatment but this week i’ve been trying it out as a daily conditioner which works well. It repairs and strengthens dry and damaged hair, leaves your hair soft and manageable and its enriched with Argan oil and keravis protein complex. Be sure to pick yours up at Old Navy.

Eva-NYC’s entire line is really amazing. Just check it out for yourself. Have a wonderful and safe Memorial Day Weekend. Thank you to those incredible Men and Women who served our country!

 

Thanks For Visiting!

 

Love,

Natasha

 

Thank you EVA-NYC for sponsoring this post.

Apothederm Adult Acne Treatment (Review)

DSC_0075APDSC_0059APDSC_0080APDSC_0069APDSC_0064APDSC_0060APDSC_0057APDSC_0055APDSC_0266AP

BEFORE

DSC_0009AP

AFTER (7DAYS Results)

DSC_0002AP

AFTER (7 DAYS Results

DSC_0029AP1

AFTER (7 DAYS Results)

Hello Darlings!

Happy Mothers Day to all the wonderful moms around the world. 🙂

Today I wanted to do a follow-up of my weekly results after using Apothederm Acne Clarifying Treatment. I know I don’t have terrible skin but sometimes my skin get breakouts and I have to deal with it when it happens. In this particular case, I’ve been a bit stressed and overwhelmed because, what busy mommy and wife isn’t right? And when you make a big life changing decision stress tend to crawl its way right in. Bottom line is, no matter how good your skin is, stress will cause breakouts among plethora of others things like hormone imbalance. Thanks to Apothederm’s latest acne treatment, I saw results in just a week…

If you look at the before photo, you can see that my skin was breaking out a little around my cheek and chin area. Now I’m not saying its a huge difference but it did start the process and, most, if not all those little problems are now gone. This two-in-one treatment reduces the appearance of blemishes and eliminate breakouts. I could actually see a difference in the size of my pores. As most of you may already know, It’s always very difficult for me to try anything new when it comes to my skin, but I’m glad I tried this product because it has helped balanced my skin and its so absorbing. During the entire week of testing the treatment, I made sure not to utilize any other products because I wanted to truly see if it would work on its own. Plus it’s not always good to mix products on your skin especially if you have sensitive/acne-prone skin.

The last three photographs are my after results taken in my room with natural lighting from the window- at a couple different angles. I wanted you to truly see my natural skin in its natural state. After cleansing and applying the product to my skin, it was so gentle and felt like milk. I only used it twice a day. Morning and night. You can apply up to three  times a day. As with any products, you have to know your limit. What works for one person is not guaranteed to work for everyone else. This honestly worked for me. 🙂

Have any of you guys tried this product before? If so let me know in the comments.

As Always,

Thanks for Visiting!

Love,

Natasha

Thank You Apothederm For Sponsoring this post and ShoppingLinks for connecting us. 🙂

Baby Spa

DSC_0670BabyDSC_0675BabyDSC_0688BabyDSC_0695BabyDSC_0708BabyDSC_0710BabyDSC_0712BabyDSC_0718BabyDSC_0737BabyDSC_0732BabyDSC_0725BabyDSC_0726BabyDSC_0743BabyDSC_0746Baby

Baby Spa is available online, in select stores and Amazon in a week.

Currently Listening to Sara Bareilles “Love Song”

Hey Darling Momma’s,

Happy Wine-day, I mean Friday! ; ) Right now I’m literally holding baby Isabella in one arm as I type this with one hand. This is the true definition of a multitasking mama. Anyways, I wanted to share with you all some amazing baby products that I was gifted for my baby girl and oh my goodness they work absolutely great. Baby Isabella enjoys it so much and they smell so gentle and clean. Are you familiar with Baby Spa? No worries.. I’m here to tell you all about it. Just Keep reading…

Baby Spa is a natural  baby skin care line, the idea behind their products is to bring old age wisdom (and those amazing natural ingredients) to today’s babies and parents. Their collection contains over 30 nourishing ingredients, carefully selected for babies unique properties. Each formulation combines ECOCERT certified ethnobotanicals traditionally used by ancient native Americans  proven to soothe and heal delicate skin.

All of their products are natural and 100% free of harsh chemicals, parabens, sulfates mineral oil and BPA’s. BabySpa is available online and in select stores and they will be launching on Amazon next week.

Be sure to check out their products and let me know how it worked out for you. Have a wonderful weekend darlings. Happy Mothers Day to all the amazingly incredible mommies out there. xo

 

Love,

Natasha

 

Thank you Baby Spa for Sponsoring this post. 🙂

GET Freshly

DSC_0803FreshDSC_0819FreshDSC_0830FreshDSC_0831FreshDSC_0844FreshDSC_0846FreshDSC_0837FreshDSC_0832FreshDSC_0822FreshDSC_0824FreshDSC_0858FreshDSC_0860FreshDSC_0869FreshDSC_0871FreshDSC_0879FreshDSC_0881FreshDSC_0873FreshDSC_0883Fresh

First Time users: Use Code nocook639 to get $20 off their 6 meal Plan. Keep in mind these are Chef-Cooked meals being delivered to you. Photography by Natasha Recasas.

 

Hey Guys;

It’s Thursday and the weekend is almost here. Thanks to Get Freshly, I can skip the meal-prepping, cooking and cleaning all weekend with these amazing Chef-cooked meals hand delivered to my front door today. I mean, what mom doesn’t appreciate some freshly delivered meal? And lucky for us we actually save time and energy when we have options like these.

I love how it came well-packaged safely and fresh in a cooler. Not to mention it’s so easy and quick to serve. Today I had the chicken Livorno and boy oh boy it was so delicious. I’m sure you can tell by the picture I took that it also smelled amazing. I’ll update you on how the other meals I received taste in future posts. Have a wonderful weekend darlings! 🙂

 

Love,

Natasha

Thank you Get Freshly for Sponsoring this Post.

More Macarons Please!

DSC_0046MDSC_0033MDSC_0024MDSC_0016MDSC_0014MDSC_0004M

Photography by me. xo

I’ve always had a coconut macaron obsession mostly when my sweet tooth gets in the way. These Parisian delightful goodness are almost perfect for any occasion. They are not the easiest to make and can be a bit overwhelming especially if you’re a mom on-the-go. They are also not the most cost-effective so its best to invest that 2-3 hours time slot in your schedule and create these quintessential macarons. If you’ve noticed, they’ve also become a huge trend in the blogger and Instagram world. Just take a peek at the hashtag and you’ll see what i mean.

Check out one of my favorite recipes here.

What are your favorite macarons? Share in the comments. Hope you had a wonderful Easter 🙂

 

Thanks For Visiting!

 

 

Love,

Natasha

 

Sunday Morning

DSC_0011MDSC_0014MDSC_0056MMDSC_0036MMDSC_0019MDSC_0025M

MUG: High Fashion Home; COFFEE TABLE BOOKS: Gilt and Amazon;

Hey Guys;

Even though I lost an hour of sleep due to Daylight Savings Time, I had a quite enjoyable and fulfilled Sunday. I mean Saturday is my favorite day of the week but Sundays are my peaceful, overdosing on latte, binge reading my favorite coffee books and Vogue magazines, homemade hot chocolate stay in bed and cuddle all day after church kinda day. What are some of your favorite coffee books? How do you spend your Sundays?

 

Thanks For Reading!

 

Love,

Natasha