The Foundation Files

Have you ever found yourself walking into Sephora on a mission to finally take that leap of faith and try a new brand of foundation but ended up walking out with the same one…over and over again?  Maybe that’s never happened to you (you’re brave!)  but most of us have experienced that too often.  #relateable….

This Fall’s Perfect LBP

We all know LBD stands for.  For those of you that are a little behind on the trend scene… it means “little black dress”.  It’s okay, the fashion gods forgive you, but here’s some new terminology for you.  Today i’m not talking about the LBD, but the LBP!  I found this Fall’s perfect Little Black…

2017’s Best: Fall Interior Trends

I can almost smell the pumpkin already!  The season of Fall is near… which means back getting into the spirit of redecorating for the season change.  I think we all appreciate a good interior with #fallvibes, am i right!?  I’ve put together some of the top (and my personal favorite!) Fall interior trends for 2017…

Meal Replacements: Avo-Love Smoothie

When it comes down to deliciousness and convenience, smoothies are the perfect creamy treat!  They are perfect for when you’re on the go and can even replace meals if you make them correctly and include the nessecary essential nutrients that your body needs from each meal. The trick is to have enough protein, healthy fats…

Landing your dream internship: tips + advice

From a young age I’ve always loved health, skincare, and basically everything beauty. After starting Cocoa Inspired and growing as a blogger, I’ve found a passion for writing and visually curating this space where people around the world can come to find: inspiration, confidence, and well-being. Now, I am able to fuse my passions into…

DermaTRUTH: “In The Beginning” Review

Hello loves! Exciting news:  I’ve partnered up with dermaTRUTH, an amazing and all natural skin care brand! I’ve been using their most popular product “In The Beginning” for the past two months and today I’ll be sharing how it’s truly affected my skin! Let’s talk SKINCARE! What does a serum really do?  That is the…

I’m gonna be a BRIDESMAID!

Yes, it’s true!  I’m going to a bridesmaid this upcoming November 2017 and I cannot wait!  I am beyond happy for my sister and her fiancé, and this year is especially a good one because we get to celebrate their love.  Along with being a bridesmaid, comes lots and lots of “bridesmaid things” including dress…

Cheers to Twenty!

Good morning loves!  Long time no blog.  I finally turned 20! Wee! Not a teen anymore, so I  decided that it’s time for some serious adulting!  I realized that if you seriously want something you have to work hard, be mature, and most importantly motivate and push yourself to get it.   As I get…

Fall Beauty Inspiration | All About The Plums

Happy Fall!  It’s officially Fall and I couldn’t be more excited!  Out with the brights and in with the darks.  I think this Fall I will really be loving shades of plum!  Here is a little inspiration board of all Fall Beauty Essentials! There are a few products here that I want to highlight. The…

A Tuscany “Off The Shoulder” Summer

Hi loves!  Hope you’re all having a great evening.  A few weekends ago I went wedding venue shopping with my sisters, hence this beautiful tuscany-feeling villa.  It had cute little balconies, lots of greenery, and it made me really wanna travel to Italy!  (One day!) Anyways, I wanted to share a classic Off the Shoulder…

10 Elements of Glow: Small habits that make a huge difference

Happy Tuesday!  Here is the quickest guide to good living you’ll ever read! Everyday is a new day.  A new day for opportunity, a new day for growth, a new day to glow and be our best….. but how often do we stop and realize that?  I think we could all agree that sometimes life…

Pina Colada Protein Style

Happy August!🍍 As some of you may know, I’m super into tropical things!  I am crazy about coconuts, pineapples, plumerias, and the ocean.  (I swear in my past life I was a mermaid, or some islander!). I recently got really into smoothies and decided to make a fun tropical smoothie recipe, but one that has…