I just wanted to do a quick little post to announce that my Younique Skincare Shop is now officially live on Etsy! I’ll be adding more products very soon & am still trying to raise funds on my Tilt Campaign until December 19th! You can also see what Younique Skincare will be up to by following our instagram page. This is a super exciting beginning for me and I hope you’ll stick around to see how it all plays out. Also, have no fear, I have many a jingle-holly-jolly-themed posts planned for December/January… ho ho ho!
Hello stylebandits & banditas. It has been a very long time since I was last here & this is because of a few things. I graduated college in May and moved back to my hometown of NYC. I moved into a place that didn’t work out & then found a place that did, where I have been now since September. I have a part-time job and a full-time graduate program. I also adopted an 8-month old puppy two weeks ago.
So, amongst all of these life-changes, I was finding it difficult to write a beauty/fashion blog. I struggled going between my love for writing and connecting with people of similar interests & passions and the fact that somehow, at this point in life, writing about beauty products & clothes felt trivial & shallow somehow.
Then recently I realized it isn’t just writing about beauty products & clothing. The thing I always enjoyed about it was people sharing experiences, knowledge & the potential of helping others with similar interests. I’ve also been in the process of changing my outlook on beauty products & have been transitioning to a more natural/non-toxic lifestyle. This is also the direction I plan on taking thestylebandita. I want to share my thoughts & experiences on this process & hear from you too. I want to make the time & money we spend on beauty & fashion & lifestyles more meaningful – skin is our largest organ, so why not feed it with the same quality ingredients we want to put into our body? I also want to use this space to focus on smaller, lesser-known or independent brands that are creating such beautiful products & really making a difference.
My journey is a new one & by no means am I a ‘green beauty guru/goddess/expert,’ but I hope to learn a lot by continuing this blog. During all the recent changes in life, I lost time for my passion projects, but now its time to make space for them again. I hope you will bare with me & enjoy the ride.
As some of you may know, I’ve recently been on a quest for my perfect skincare products. The quest is still ongoing, but I feel I’m making good progress & more posts relating to this will be coming soon! Until then, I have a little product review for you, which is exciting because it includes a steal/deal!