Are you race day ready? What race you might ask? The Kentucky Derby. I know I personally cannot wait for the race this year! Cottonelle is taking over the race this year, so read on for more information.

Getting race day ready includes meticulous grooming – hair, makeup, clothes, shoes and much more – but you’re not totally ready until you’re confident. That’s where Cottonelle comes in. You want to look and feel your best for major events, like the Derby.

Have you thought about what you will wear on race day? If not, I’m here to show you my favorite race day outfit:

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And this year, feeling your best is all thanks to Cottonelle! They have overtaken the Derby this year & are offering one amazing prize even if you cannot attend the Derby through the Great Finish Sweepstakes:

“The Cottonelle Great Finish Sweepstakes is a giveaway that will reward Americans with a year supply of Cottonelle products should the No. 1 and No. 2 positioned racehorses place in that order during the Kentucky Derby.

People looking to get in on the action can sign up at the Cottonelle website. The first 15,000 entrants to sign up will be awarded a year’s supply of Cottonelle toilet paper and flushable cleansing cloths if the outcome aligns.”

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How to Enter:

1. Visit the Cottonelle giveaway page, right here.
2. Click on the “Cottonelle Great Finish Giveaway!”
3. Click on “Sign Up Now!”
4. Register for the Cottonelle Updates website!

I would personally LOVE to win this sweepstakes! Can you imagine not having to buy toilet paper for an entire year? You could totally go on a major shopping spree with all that money you would save! So, go get yourself entered to WIN!

And if you’re headed to the Derby, know that Cottonelle has you covered!
On the terrace level: With more than 165,000 people attending the Kentucky Derby each year, the bathrooms are nearly as trafficked as the betting windows. Cottonelle is upgrading the bathroom experience onsite, providing Cottonelle TP and flushable cleansing cloths across the bathrooms giving attendees the opportunity to get clean and fresh while at the race.”

Thanks to Cottonelle for sponsoring today’s discussion. While I was compensated for this post, all opinions are my own.

Y’all I’m here to tell you about my favorite new web tool: GlamST! If you do anything all day, it has to be to register for this fabulous website!

“GlamST is a new platform that helps women find the best beauty products. It combines a virtual makeover tool, smart recommendations, and social advice to help women make their best choices online.”

You know, the try it before you buy it mentality? Well, now you can do this from your very own computer at home!

Login to your account & upload a photo! Then, test out various looks & products that you might like. Don’t be afraid to get crazy, because you NEVER know how a product might look with your skin & complexion.

For example, I threw on some Dior blush in this picture & it totally brightened my entire face:

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So, go register & play around with the looks & products available on GlamST! Enjoy!

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Today I want to introduce to an awesome company: Brilliant Earth. The Brilliant Earth company has many collections of interest! Let’s be honest…it’s wedding season around here! I already have 3/4 weekends in June booked for weddings. I totally wouldn’t have it any other way! I know there’s a million guys out there looking for engagement rings, so there you go!

But today I wanted to share their fabulous new launch with you: The Brilliant Earth Windsor Collection!

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I love that the collection celebrates the Golden Age of Hollywood! And what’s also great is that the collection also features earrings and pendants as well. If you’re like me, you like to get dressed up for special occasions, so this collection is perfect! The Jasmine earrings & pendant have quickly become my favorites!


Here’s an outfit that I paired with the Jasmine Earrings…

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This is a dressy outfit for more of a black tie (semi-formal) affair! I’m really obsessed with this dress & it’s only $60!

Dress, ModCloth; Heels, Sole Society; Earrings, Brilliant Earth; Bangles, chloe + isabel; Stila Gloss in “Kitten”, Sephora; Orly “Kiss the Bride” polish, Zappos; Dior “Miss Dior” perfume, Sephora

So what are you thinking of the Brilliant Earth Windsor Collection? Be sure to check it out!