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New Year, New Hair + Formulate Shampoo & Conditioner Giveaway!

New Year, New Hair + Formulate Shampoo & Conditioner Giveaway!

Hey everyone and happy new year! 2018 went by so quickly, as I am sure some of you agree. I am looking forward to the new year and everything that is in store. Just a few things to reflect on in 2018 that happened to me:

  • I started the year with a major career switch. It was a rough start, to be completely honest. I didn’t know what I was going to do, but I knew I needed a change. I am so happy to say the risks I took were well worth it, and I’ve learned how to make the most of an opportunity.

  • I started over with my blog. This was half an accident as I lost all of my data from my last blog and couldn’t upload old posts. I was a little devastated at all that lost work but couldn’t be happier with the new look of my website!

  • Luckily, I have had the chance to take little vacations throughout the year. This includes: Portland, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Newport & Laguna Beach, & Cabo. Definitely want to keep this up in the new year.

  • Lots of time with family and friends. This is important. I know I can get carried away in life but time for family and friends is so important to me. Also, I realized the friendships you make when you are older are much more meaningful.

  • Last but not least, I changed my hair right before the new year! I went shorter, darker, and added a little bit of burgundy. I know you are probably thinking it isn’t that big of a deal, but you’ll see why this is important later ;)

I am excited to start the new year off with a giveaway for you all! I have partnered with Formulate, a company who produces customized shampoo & conditioner. As one of the first customers, I got to try their product out towards the last half of 2018 and have been using it for a few months. What makes Formulate unique is that each bottle is made specifically for each person. In order to actually get a shampoo and/or conditioner, you take a quick survey that asks questions about your hair goals and needs. The answers you pick determine the formula for your product!

*Formulate sent me a complimentary set of shampoo & conditioner, but all thoughts & opinions are 100% honest and my own.

I mentioned I changed my hair earlier.. now you’ll see why! I began 2018 with very blonde hair. It takes a lot of maintenance to keep it blonde for someone with naturally dark hair. I have never had a problem with having dry, unmanageable hair until I continually bleached it after 2 years. With Formulate, I restored a lot of moisture back into my hair making it very manageable and also have had noticeably more volume in my hair, which was one thing I mentioned I wanted in my survey. Also, I picked the ‘Green with Envy’ scent, and it smells amazing!

The giveaway is super easy! If you don’t win, guess what? You still get $5 off just for entering. Click on the link below and press the “Enter My Giveaway” button. All you need is your name and email!

Thank you guys and good luck! The giveaway ends on February 2nd.

Til next time,


Outfit details: Sweater - Necessary Clothing, Pants - Fashion Nova, Booties -, Purse - Pixie Mood

Escapes with Apes: San Diego

Escapes with Apes: San Diego