7 Drybar Products I Can’t Live Without

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I consider myself a pretty low maintenance girl beauty-routine-wise, but there are a handful of products that I’m obsessed with and use on a daily basis. And when it comes to haircare, most of those are from Drybar. The price point is moderate, the scents are feminine & delicate rather than overpowering and they really get the job done.

So, in no particular order, here are the 7 Drybar products I use every week and would literally be lost without.

1. Prep Rally Prime & Prep Detangler

Formulated with biotin, Vitamins B & C and UV blockers, this detangler protects hair from heat up to 450°F and increases hair strength/elasticity deep into the fiber of hair. Sea Berry Oil maintains moisture in the hair shaft to leave your hair feeling soft and conditioned.

After towel drying my hair, (before using any other products) I generously spray Prep Rally to make brushing my hair easier. I switched over from another brand’s leave-in conditioner because it left my hair feeling greasy. But with Prep Rally, there’s no leftover residue, just brushable hair ready to be dried and styled.

The scent is fresh but not overwhelming; there are notes of ginger, mint and sandalwood.

This product is made with no parabens, sulfates or phthalates and it’s not tested on animals. Plus it’s great for all hair types.

2. Jump Start Quick Dry Blowout Serum

I actually just started using this product after getting a free sample with a recent Sephora order. I was skeptical at first, but holy moly, it does actually work! I have a lot of hair … and it’s long … and it takes a long time for it to dry.

I got a Dyson Hair Wrap for Christmas last year and that already significantly cut down my drying time. So when I saw this as one of the free sample options on Sephora, I figured I give it a try. I mean, I already swear by a couple tried & true Drybar products, and if could cut my blow-drying time by a few more minutes, it was at least worth trying.

And guys, it worked! It worked so well that before I’d even used up the free sample, I’d already ordered a full-size version. As I said, the Dyson had already cut my dry time by more than half. Add in Jump Start and my dry time is down to less than 10 minutes. No lie.

Added bonus, this silicone-free serum also protects hair from heat up to 450°F and helps to increase moisture, boost shine and control frizz. The light floral scent has notes of jasmine, black pepper and sandalwood.

This product is made with no parabens, sulfates or phthalates and it’s not tested on animals. It’s great for all hair types, but use lightly on fine hair.

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lululemon Markdown Lowdown (10/17/19)

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Shop lululemon.

Every week, lululemon adds new items to their “We Made Too Much” section of their website – this is just a fancy way of saying “Sale”.

Here are my top 5 must-haves from this week’s new markdowns:

Women’s

Twist Me Up Crop Tank in Intergalactic: Although none of the pics on the website show it, you can tie this tank in the back as well. The fabric is lightweight and has No-Stink Zinc to prevent bacterial growth after sweaty yoga sessions. $48 -> $39

Retreat Yourself Crop in Heathered Soft Sand: Although I actually like the pullover from this Retreat Yourself set better, at the MD price I could justify having these cozy crops in my closet. I can just imagine myself sitting in front of the fire, drinking a Moscow Mule in this full outfit. These pieces were designed for casual wear and to keep you warm during restorative yoga classes. Who needs a blanket when you’re already wearing one?? $118 -> $89

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31 Halloween Party Decorating Ideas

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This is the third in a three-part series.
Read part one: 13 Hilarious Halloween Dog Costumes for 2019
Read part two: 13 Hilariously Cute Halloween Cat Costumes

Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday. I don’t get excited seeing Christmas decorations start to pop up mid November, but seeing pumpkins and skeletons and witches flying into trees at the beginning of October is definitely my thing.

Whether you’re into the Halloween classics or something a bit creepier, here are 31 ideas to help with your Halloween decorating this season.

Set the scene

1. LED String Lights: Beware, Ghost

2. Skull Candle

3. Skeleton of Your Fav Animal: French Bulldog, Unicorn, Cat, Snake, Wolf, Dachshund

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lululemon Tuesday Top 5 (10/1/19)

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While writing this week’s TT5, I ran into a problem: the platform on which I create targeted affiliate links wasn’t working. After some research, it turns out none of my lululemon collective affiliate links were working. So I emailed the platform company to figure out what was happening. Almost a full 24 hours later I got emails from lululemon and then the platform company informing me that employees are no longer eligible to participate in the lululemon collective due to “legal and People & Culture restraints”, whatever the heck that means.

I love lululemon, I’ve worked for lululemon for over 7 years … but at the moment I’m incredibly disappointed. I’ve had a lot of fun with these Tuesday Top 5 and Thursday Markdown Lowdown posts over the last few months. It takes more time and effort than I realized to put together these lists, create links, write product copy and get my posts up in a timely manner twice a week; I’ve invested many, many hours in creating these posts. But it’s also been really fun, and I’ve made some extra money. I was really starting to get excited about blogging and expanding my post topics when this news hit me and kinda stopped me in my tracks. I’m still digesting the news, and I’m not sure what the future of Living My Bex Life is going to look like or if there will even be one.

Below is this week’s Tuesday Top 5 post without links. It seemed like a waste to do all that work and just never post it.

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