Honey Girl Organics Review & Skincare Routine

Happy weekend, loves! In hot summer days, your skin might be soaking up more sun than usual. It may also mean more oil production and clogged pores. I've been keeping my skin soothed, balanced and moisturized over the past summer month with three of my new favorite products from Honey Girl Organics! The Facial Scrub, Rejuvenating Mask, & Night Cream have been the products I reach for once a week on my Sunday spa nights.

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The Honey Girl Organics Facial Scrub is my new holy grail scrub. I've never found a facial scrub that leaves my skin feeling so soft and moisturized after I wash it off. This scrub makes my skin feel like I could walk out of the shower and not even have to apply moisturizer! The icing on the cake? It smells like a lemonade popsicle! 🍋🍋🍋 IMG_0318.jpgMy next fave product is such a relaxing step in my skincare routine. The Honey Girl Organic Rejuvenating Mask is made with raw honey, French green clay, & Hawaiian Blue Algae. I like to slather this on my skin the night before a Monday 😉 Sleep, oh how I covet thee with my Honey Girl Organics Night Cream. This cream is rich and thick in texture, so a little goes a long way. Its essential oils and herbal, aromatherapeutic scent help me to drift away to neverneverland. When I wake, my skin feels calm and hydrated thanks to this gorgeous night cream. Loveee that there are only a select few ingredients in Honey Girl Organics' entire organic & cruelty-free skincare line. Quality ingredients over quantity, baby!IMG_0335.jpg

Hope you enjoyed my review of the latest products I've been enjoying from Honey Girl Organics. If you have tried them, I would love to hear how they are working for you! Mahalo!!! ~Kelle 🌊💖☀️🌺

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The Holy Grail Foundation That Won’t Leave You Hangin! | Review & GIVEAWAYS!

Wishing everyone a glorious 4th of July weekend!! A hot summer, holiday weekend in Los Angeles mos def calls for a survive-the-holy-hotness foundation!!  My holy grail foundation in all of life (that beats out all of my drugstore & high-end foundations!!), is Wet N Wild’s Photo Focus Foundation! IMG_9986.jpg This is the foundation that I have worn for months now, in nearly every condition imaginable!!  It survives hundred degree days, 15 hour work days, workouts, ETC with ZERO touch ups.  This foundation will never leave you hangin!  I’m in the shades Soft Ivory and Soft Beige.  I sometimes like to mix the two shades depending on my skin tone in a given day, or I will use the lighter shade to highlight my skin.  Soft ivory has been my go-to concealer over the past few months as well. I like to set it with my Wet N Wild Reserve Your Cabana Powder.  When used under the eyes it brightens with a blurred, filter-free, photoshopped effect.  BUH-BYE stayed-up-working-all-night dark circles!

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Wet n Wild Photo Focus Foundation in the shade Soft Ivory has been my holy grail undereye concealer that blurs EVERYTHING.  I like to set it with my Wet N Wild Reserve Your Cabana powder.
If you are wanting a your skin-but-better foundation, with great coverage, and a blurred effect that photographs AMAZING, then Photo Focus is definitely your jam.  It photographs brilliantly in both flash and non-flash lighting sitch-a-muations.

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Wet N Wild Photo Focus Foundation without flash photography.

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Wet N Wild Photo Focus Foundation with flash photography.
I love that this foundation comes equipped with a spatula.  That means I can whip it onto my face in a matter of seconds and be out the door. IMG_0070.jpg

 

This foundation blends into the skin like an absolute dream.  It practically blends itself, leaving your skin looking polished and photo-ready!  IMG_9767.jpgIMG_9763 2.jpg

Also in my review video are two giveaway announcements that you won’t want to miss!! Over the next week or so I will be giving away this gorgeous Vinylux Craft Culter Nail Polish Set!  If you would like to win it,

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To enter to win this Vinylux nail polish set, just be subscribed to my channel, and leave a comment under the description box of my giveaway vid that you would like to enter to win the nail set.
just be sure to be subscribed to my channel, and leave a comment on the giveaway vid that you would like to win the nail set.  When I’ve reached 450 YouYube subscribers, I will then be giving away this gorgeous Urban Decay Ultimate Basics palette!!

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At 450 subscribers, I will be giving away this gorgeous Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics palette! XO
My review on this palette will be out in the very near future! Be sure to subscribe so that you can stay looped in on the giveaways!  I would love to hear your thoughts on Wet N Wild’s photo focus foundation!  I just cannot live without it!!! Wishing you gals and guys a rockinnnnnn 4th of July!!! Muahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!! XO ~Kelle

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The Holy Grail Foundation That Won’t Leave You Hangin! | Review & GIVEAWAYS! | Kelley Whilden

 

Quick, Simple, & Natural Everyday Makeup Look!

Happy weekend, ya’lls!!! I hope you enjoy this quick, simple & natural everyday makeup look featured in my latest vid! Muahhhhhh!!! 😘💖✌🏻 xoxo ~Kelle

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Quick, Simple, & Natural Everyday Makeup Look | GRWM | Kelley Whilden

 

 

Nintendo & E3 Expo 2017!

It was another great time working with Nintendo at E3 for my fourth year!  My, oh, myyyyy how time flies!!!  This was the very first year that E3 became open to the public, and the Los Angeles Convention Center filled with 15,000 more people this year!  Gamers and video game enthusiasts from around the world to hit up the Nintendo booth and play in the tournaments! Always a blast hanging with the voice of Mario, Charles Martinet, anddddd Mario himself!

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Charles Marinet, the voice of Mario | Mario | Kelley Whilden | Nintendo/E3 2017

A small-town girl, Nintendo is a way of lifeeeee for me!!  I tried to match my makeup with my Nintendo nostalgia, and had a hard time deciding between Princess Peach eye makeup or Mario red lipstick.  So I went with Mario red.  Kat Von D’s red liquid lipstick was my go-to choice because it stays put without requiring touch-ups.  I opted for stealth mode skin with Honey Girl Organic’s moisturizer and Wet N Wild Photo Focus Foundation.  I wanted the Mario red lip color to be the focal point of the look, so I kept my eye look super natural with a soft brown shadow swept through the crease, and a few coats of Pacifica Dream Big mascara.

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My go-to Nintendo makeup look was created with a pop of red liquid lipstick by Kat Von D and natural eyes with Pacifica Dream Big mascara!

It was such a memorable week and I miss everyone soooooooooo much already!!! Thank you so, so, so much to Nintendo & Lead Detectors for another amazing year!! Much love!!! XO ~Kelle

 

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Honey Girl Organics Review! | Hawaiian Skincare | Organic & Cruelty-Free

Aloha, darlingggggs!!!  So excited to review some more products from one of my favorite Hawaiian skincare lines: Honey Girl Organics! They are an organic, cruelty-free & gmo-free skincare company located on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. If you have been following my blog or YouTube channel for a while, you have probably seen my previous review of two of my all time favorite products by Honey Girl Organics: The Lotion Face & Body and HoneyGlo Regenerating Face Serum.  Both of these skin-soothing gems are in my skincare routine 7 days a week.

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Honey Girl Organics | The Lotion Face & Body and HoneyGlo Regenerating Face Serum

Recently, Honey Girl Organics (HGO) sent me a few more products to try out, in which I am also head over Hawaiian heels in love.  One of the most remarkable things about this line is that they include only a handful or two of natural & organic ingredients in their products.  All ingredients of which we can pronounce and don’t need to run for a dictionary for enlightenment.  This speaks even more volumes to the testament of outstanding quality and hydration power of their products, WITHOUT a ton of bizarre ingredients.

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Honey Girl Organics Face & Eye Cream (left),  Propolis, Rose, Neroli Facial Toner (middle), Facial Cleanser & Makeup Remover (right)

These luxurious, emollient-rich gems outshine some of my best high-end skincare products.  My fellow dry skin peeps (and those of you with sensitive skin) would definitely appreciate one of the latest products I’ve been loving by HGO: the Face & Eye Cream.  This double duo cream for face & eyes works wonders.  Oil-based, this cream handles dry skin like none other!  I like to use it for eye & facial massages before bed.  Its herbal, aromatherapeutic scent is amazingggggg and the teeniest, tiniest drop goes a longgggg way. The compact jar size is also a great 2-n-1 product for traveling and long flights that drain the moisture from our skin!

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Honey Girl Organics Face & Eye Cream is the perfuect all-in-one travel product for those long flights that drain the moisture from our skin!

Before makeup application, I have been prepping my skin with the HGO Propolis, Rose, Neroli Facial Toner.  After my makeup is good-to-go I give my skin another spritz with this herbal-scented toner to lock things in.  Infused with only seven skin-calming, clearing, & refreshing ingredients, this toner is sooooooo relaxing after “a day.”  I may have to pop it in the fridge for a cool skin refreshing pick-me-up in hot L.A. summer days  🙂

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Honey Girl Organics Propolis, Rose, Neroli Facial Toner is my daily before/after makeup skin refresher!

The last product in my video review is the Honey Girl Organics Facial Cleanser & Makeup Remover.  It is a gentle, oil-based cleanser for dry and/or sensitive skin.  I like to use it for stubborn waterproof eyeliner & lipsticks.  When I use it to remove lipstick, I take a cotton pad to apply the cleanser.  Then I gently swipe away the lipstick with the cleanser, and after I’m done my lips feel exfoliated and as if they have a light, soothing layer of lip balm.  This cleanser is sooooo hydrating.  Love it!!!

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Honey Girl Organics Face & Eye Cream | Kelley Whilden

Each Honey Girl Organics product is handmade to ensure quality of each product.  So be sure to give each product a slight shake to ensure they are mixed together before each use.  Hope you guys enjoyed my review!  Many thanks to Honey Girl Organics for nurturing my skin!!!! Much love & MAHALO!! ❤ ❤ ~Kelle

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Honey Girl Organics products are organic, goo-free, & cruelty-free! ❤

Rock The Vote!

Hi loves!! Wishing you a beautiful Memorial day! If you follow me on Twitter you have probably seen a a ton of tweets from me over the past 24 hours. Reason being, I’m currently in the running to win a $100,000 music deal in The Music Development Agency’s #FANSDECIDE100K music contest. BUT I’ve just slipped from the #1 mark. Your help would be IMMENSE to help get me back up there. To rock your vote (repeat votes super welcomed), all you need to do is tweet the following:

“I nominate @kellebelle22 for #FANSDECIDE100K by @TheMusicDA”

Any and all votes for me would mean the absolute world 🌎🌎🌎. I also follow back ♥️ THANK YOU so so soooooooo much!!! Much love!!!! Xoxo ~Kelle🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶

My Buddhist Dream Vanity!

Happy Sunday, everyone! So every time I go to get ready for the day, or for an event, or for what the day holds, I find myself in a bit of a frenzy.  My vanity seems to have overflowed and has magically plopped half of its unorganized contents onto the floor in front of my full length mirror.  I say “half,” however, if a hummingbird wanted to rest its wings on my vanity, it too, would be searching for some floor space.  There is not a granule of room left on my vanity.  So now I just get ready on the floor, which I prefer over sitting in a chair, because it is grounding, closer to earth, and comfy.

This weekend I found myself daydreaming about a spiritually spacious new vanity.  Is there such a thing as a buddhist style vanity?  One in which you can sit under the vanity cross-legged and chant while you get ready?  I know what you are thinking, is not vanity against buddhist belief?  And the answer is, well of course.  However, a girl does need to get ready, and she might as well get ready to spiritually handle the day (or night), with a buddhist style vanity.  I can see it now.  My buddhist dream vanity (area) would contain all of the four elements: earth, air, fire & water.  The table part of the vanity would be earthy and sustainable, like this Arhaus Petra table, made from fossilized trees from the grounds of the volcanic Central Philippines. Screen Shot 2017-05-28 at 2.35.51 PM.pngScreen Shot 2017-05-28 at 2.36.16 PM.pngA girl needs spiritual space, so I would definitely need two of these Petra tables connected end-to-end, and placed up against a wide wall.  I believe the Petra is a dining table, but because this is an enchanted dream, the legs surely could be shortened for buddhist ground-sitting purposes. There would be plentyyyy of Petra table space left for a hummingbird feeder and even for peacefully eating my moong beans & rice and sipping kombucha as I get ready 🙂 If you are searching for a table for your dream room or house, Arhaus dining tables are sooooo stunning!! The rug under the vanity table would be this stunning Arhaus Amrita Hand Knotted Medallion Rug in the shade, Olive. Screen Shot 2017-05-28 at 3.32.27 PM The Petra table would be surrounded by Moroccan, Egyptian, & Bohemian style pillows on the floor.  Upon which to sit cross-legged and deep breathe, until my face turns red from breath of fire kundalini meditation (completely defeating the purpose of applying my fair skin foundation); whilst chanting ong-na-mo-guru-dayyyyyy to the rooftops 🙂  I imagine the pillow colors would reflect earth, air, fire, water qualities.  Pillows with gorgeous designs and embroidery, similar to these pillows from Anthropologie

and these square & rectangle pillowsround pouf from Arhaus….

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I absolutely love the Batik Cloud Square Pillow for the air element. Who doesn’t want to chant from a cloud?

Screen Shot 2017-05-28 at 6.21.56 PM.pngThe mirror on the vanity would look similar to this Arhaus Galvanized Leaf Mirror.  I love its whimsical, rustic charm, and the earthy aspect of its leaves.Screen Shot 2017-05-28 at 3.06.03 PMThe vanity would definitely need some fire, water, and air flare with these gorgeous candles and diffuser from Volupsa.Screen Shot 2017-05-28 at 3.20.37 PM.pngScreen Shot 2017-05-28 at 3.21.42 PM.pngThe Voluspa Makassar Ebony & Peach is my absolute favorite candle scent in all of life. This diffuser would definitely give the water vibe that this beach baby needs.Screen Shot 2017-05-28 at 3.22.24 PM.png
It would also not be spiritually equipped without some stone candle holders and jewelry holders. I loveeee these Arhaus River Stone Tealight Holders and River Stone Bowls.Screen Shot 2017-05-28 at 3.45.02 PM.pngScreen Shot 2017-05-28 at 3.54.04 PM Next is the organizational tray decor for the buddhist dream vanity.  It would definitely include these stunning Arhaus trays.  The first would be this Petra Century Marble Tray (loveeeee its Grecian vibe) for my perfumes,

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this Arnhem Branch Rectangular Tray for succulents, incense, candles, & trinkets….Screen Shot 2017-05-28 at 4.04.36 PM.png and this round Arnhem Wild Flower Tray for makeup organization…..and you guessed it…..hummingbirds 😉 Screen Shot 2017-05-28 at 4.05.01 PM.png

Lastly, but certainly not leastly, is lighting.  This is an important feature to a vanity when getting ready.  Also important for checking the last minute details of your finished, ready-to-take-on-the-universe look! The dream consists of several of these Arhaus Taza Large Pendant ceiling lights hanging above the Petra tables. Screen Shot 2017-05-28 at 4.51.21 PM.pngScreen Shot 2017-05-28 at 4.51.28 PM.pngThey are made of iron and amber colored glass, and go sooooo beautifully with the Petras.  I think they are just perfect for a spiritual space.  SO, my loves, this basically sums up my buddhist vanity dream.  I hope you guys enjoy it!  I would love to hear your thoughts and what your dream vanity entails! Don’t forget to follow Arhaus on Instagram & Pinterest for some seriously exquisite designs! Much love!!!!  ❤ ❤ ~Kelle