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If you had told me, this time last year, that I would be where I am today, honestly… I would have probably laughed in your face. It’s weird… because sometimes I look in the mirror or at recent photos of me and I still don’t comprehend that the person I’m looking at is actually me. It’s crazy to fathom and I honestly still can’t believe it. But, I’m reminded constantly that all I need to do is look in the mirror, and remind myself how far I’ve come. Today I’m sharing with all of you a winter outfit of the day (OOTD) featuring Pink. With my weight loss, I’ve been much more comfortable to do my outfit posts again so I’m excited to share this one with all of you.

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I’m constantly trying to convince myself that the person I see in the mirror, is definitely me. Honestly, I didn’t think I’d get this far and lose as much weight as I have to date. They don’t tell you how much losing weight and trying to get healthier can f*ck with your mind. Sorry about the f-bombs, but it’s true. I still can’t believe I am down 100 lbs since I started this healthy journey 2 years ago. But, even when I feel broken down and tired, tired of working out and eating well and all those other things, I’m reminded to look in the mirror. Look in the mirror and remind yourself how far you’ve come! Okay, nuff with the emotional humdrum… and on to the outfit details.

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Outfit details

My cute little tie-dye top is from Pink. I picked it up during a sale while I was there shopping for new sports bras. Honestly, it has easily become one of my favorites because it has a peek-a-boo back that is super cute. It’s a fun t-shirt to dress up or use casually and I love it. I have paired this Pink t-shirt with distressed jeans from Old Navy. These jeans are seriously one of my favorites since they are so comfy to wear. You may be seeing more of this pair in future posts. My handbag is from Patricia Nash Cannes Satchel from the Heritage Collection. My boots, these are what really make this outfit fun. The boots are from Charlotte Russe, sadly which is about to close down.

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Accessories

I have been busy working my crafts lately and found myself creating new arm candy to wear. In this outfit, I’m using bangles that are handmade by me. As usual, I’m sporting one of my Invicta watches and for sunglasses, I am using my Coach Horse & Carriage pair.

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“When everything in life gets so complicated… it only takes a day to change it.”

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“You don’t have to be afraid you’re gonna fall apart. Sometimes life’s a masterpiece, you paint it in the dark. And, that’s when you know how beautiful you are, when you smile through your scars.”

– Round and Around by Kolohe Kai
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While this post isn’t as deep as I would like, I hope that it helped you today – at least to make your day shine bright. Remember, if no one has told you today… You’re awesome! No matter the path or journey you’re on, so long as you keep going, nothing can hinder your path. xo Honey


Disclaimer: The products featured in this post were purchased by me with my own money. All opinions are my own, 100% honest & unbiased. Affiliate links can and may be posted throughout.

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I love the color pink – while it’s not my favorite, it’s a color I do really enjoy.  But, this color is much more than just a shade but a representation of women all over the World who battle or are battling Breast Cancer.  I had a scare last year after finding a lump in my breast and found out after a few tests that it was benign but there are so many that are not so lucky.  October is Breast Cancer awareness month and today I want to share with you a product I’ve been trying that has a special edition for this month and Breast Cancer Awareness.  ELEMIS is a new brand to me, one I have not heard about before.  I was given the opportunity to try the Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm in their Pink Edition for Breast Cancer Care and today I would like to share this product with you.

Elemis Supports Breast Cancer Awareness With Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm Pink Edition

The limited edition Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm from ELEMIS is their hybrid moisturizer and primer that is housed in a pink tube and comes with a pink zippered tablet pouch to support Breast Cancer Care.  ELEMIS is proud to donate £10,000 annually to Breast Cancer Care which doesn’t just support people affected by breast cancer, they also highlight the importance of early detection and answer your questions about breast health.

Collection Includes:  Retail: $60
Elemis Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm, full size (50 mL/1.70 oz)
FREE Elemis Tablet Case (8.85″ x 6.5″)

Let me just say – the packaging itself is gorgeous and I love the pink and girly feel to it all.   The product itself is white in color, squeezes out of a tube (which I love – very easy to use packaging for dispensing) and has a creamy liquid-like texture.  A little of this product goes a long way and smooths onto the face easily.  I apply it onto my face after cleansing and over my moisturizer.  You can use the Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm as your light moisturizer daily, but since my skin needs the extra hydration, I use it in combination with my normal moisturizers.  It applies easily and quickly blends into the skin leaving a light feel similar to moisturizers I have used in the past.  Since I don’t use foundation, I wasn’t able to test how well it worked as a primer for that purpose, but used under blush and bronzer – it worked well and kept my makeup lasting longer.  I love how light weight this product feels on my skin and since I have sensitive skin and didn’t have any reactions from the product – I consider that a win.

The ELEMIS flash balm can be used as a radiance booster, by helping your skin look more radiant and luminous instantly.  I noticed the first time I used this product that my skin looked brighter and dewy – without the oily feeling.  My skin felt smooth and glowy without products and I loved how my face looked bare and without makeup.

89% felt the product helped skin look more radiant and luminous instantly*
85% agreed the product helped smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles*
91% stated the product helped provide a more even and brighter skin tone*

With ingredients and key actives like Purple Orchid, Noni (which is known in Hawaii for it’s healing properties), Acai and Silk Mica – the balm is a moisturizer, but brings radiance and softness and casts a light-scattering veil to melt away the appearance of imperfections.  The formula really feels great against the skin and I think that each woman should try this stuff – at least once. I really love how my skin feels and looks after using this product and I think it may be something I’ll continue to buy in the future once I run out of it.

Every woman deserves to feel good – no matter what she’s going through.  I’m a huge supporter of companies and brands that incorporate great cause into their products and ELEMIS has gone pink to show their support for the extraordinary work Breast Cancer Care does.  If this is something you are interested in picking up for yourself, check out ELEMIS.COM for more details and how to get your own.

Have you heard of this brand before?  If not – is this something you would be interested in trying?

Signature Honey