We did it folks, we made it through the first week of 2018! There are so many new products I’m dying to try this year, and you should too if you haven’t. It can be like a product journey we can go on together πŸ™‚ I’m excited to say that I have already treated myself to some of these products, and I cannot wait to try them out and let you know what I think!

I think it’s safe to say that Glossier. is hands down the most aesthetically pleasing brand out there. Their marketing and branding is ON POINT because I’ve been wanting to try everything on the website for so long. I recently decided to treat myself with my Christmas/birthday money and try some things out! I purchased the Glossier Phase 1 Set,Β the adorable Cloud Paint, and the impressively shiny Lip Gloss! I cannot wait for these products to come in so I can test them out and let you know what I think!! I’m hoping for some new holy grail products πŸ™‚

A few weeks ago I got an email from the sweetest lady, Mengju, the owner and creator of The Brush Bar. Before she reached out to me, I had never heard of the brand before. I am so glad she reached out to me though, because I think it is such an awesome concept! Essentially, the brush bar is a tool to make cleaning and drying your makeup brushes 10 times easier. I’m about to get real gross and honest up in here and admit that I NEVER clean my makeup brushes. I know, it’s a sin and uber disgusting but I honestly never feel like it or think about it! The Brush Bar makes it so easy to clean your brushes, and store them afterwards. To be completely honest, the first time I tried the brush board I wasn’t 100% sold. It took me a while to get my brush completely clean, but that was only because I’m a grosso and never cleaned it before. I wasn’t sure if it would be able to clean my dingy brushes, but low and behold – it did! I tried it with some more brushes, and I became a believer. The Brush Bar is honestly genius, and I don’t know how I’ve survived without it in my life. Don’t be like me, clean your makeup brushes. If you want to try The Brush Bar, Mengju was sweet enough to give you guys a discount code – BROKEBLONDE15 for 15% off your first purchase! (I receive no commission from this whatsoever, it is just to help ya out) :). I did receive The Brush Bar products at no cost, but all opinions are my own and 10000% honest.

Not only does this brand have the best freaking name on the market, but it is one I have been wanting to try for so long. As one broke blonde, I cannot afford to buy $90 night cream or $70 oil. However, since one of my resolutions this year is to find a skincare regime I swear by, I hope I can try out at least one product eventually! I have heard nothing but great things about Drunk Elephant so I’m really eager to try it out! Plus once I give it a shot I can try to find some affordable dupes because that’s how your girl rolls πŸ˜‰

I feel like I am so late to the Ouai train, but I have heard nothing but rave reviews about this brand. I can’t believe I haven’t tried it yet!! Haircare is another thing I tend to put on the back burner that I want to start getting more into. I’ve used so many texturizing sprays and hair oils but nothing has thoroughly impressed me, so I’m excited to see if I find what I’m looking for in Ouai! I really want to try the cult fave Wave Spray, the Treatment Masque, and Rose Hair and Body Oil just to name a few πŸ™‚ If you’re a fan of Ouai let me know what I should try!!

Staying on the topic of haircare, Love Beauty & Planet is another brand I would love to try! It’s super affordable and available at one of the best stores on the planet (Target). What’s awesome about this brand is that while the shampoo and conditioners make your hair look and smell amazing, the brand is using recycled materials to shrink our carbon footprint AND the products are made without parabens, silicone, it’s vegan, and all other sorts of good stuff. It pretty much sounds like it’s gonna make my hair really happy and healthy. I don’t know about you, but I plan on heading over to Target asap πŸ™‚

Since I’m super nosy, I would love to know what you’re looking forward to trying out this year! I think it’s 100% cool and well deserved to spoil yourself with something you’ve had your eye on for a while, and this is the year for that! If you’ve tried out anything I mentioned let me know in the comments! πŸ™‚

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This post is not sponsored, however I did receive The Brush Bar products for free. My opinion is my own. I am not being paid. Some links in the post are affiliate which means One Broke Blonde may receive a small compensation.

Hey peeps! I hope everyone had an awesome Thanksgiving, ate some yummy food, and got some killer sales this weekend πŸ˜‰ I have a Black Friday Haul coming soon, so be sure to be on the look out for that! I got some amazing deals and I cannot wait to share them with you πŸ™‚ For right now though, I’m going to be sharing with you five of my favorite outfits for the fall/winter! They are all just as cure as they are affordable! You guys know by now that I am all about being comfy and cozy at all times, and all of these outfits are sooo soft and comfy and perfect to stay in allll day long πŸ™‚

Obsessed does not even begin to explain how much I adore this outfit!!! I have been in love with the off the shoulder sweater trend since last year, and not much has changed tbh. This sweater dress from Tobi features all of my favorite qualities in an outfit: pink, cozy, soft, affordable, and off the shoulder. What more could you want honestly?? AND I found these killer Steve Madden boots at DSW for about 60% off!! I am sooo in love. I plan on wearing them every day for the rest of my life. This outfit is perfect for holiday parties, or just when you wanna feel a little more fancy πŸ˜‰ Honesty, the dress could totally be dressed down with some white sneakers as well!

To me, this outfit screams, “let’s get coffee and brunch and go shopping and do winter things.” I’m a sucker for slogan tees, and this one speaks to me on a personal level. It’s from Honeybum, and it’s absolutely perfect for the the chilly months because it’s a thicker material tee! I decided to pair the tee with my leather jacket,Β  favorite jeans (similar), a blanket scarf, and some freaking ahh-dorable booties!! I cannot believe I haven’t owned black booties before a few weeks ago. I am so glad I picked these up because they are so comfy and add a little somethin’ somethin’ to any outfit. *The jacket, scarf, and jeans are sold out so I linked similar items πŸ™‚

Okay, how perfect is this sweatshirt dress?? It is so insanely comfortable, and it looks sooo good on. It can be paired with sneakers for a running errands/casual look, or dressed up a bit with boots like I did! I ordered a size M so it was a little oversized, which is exactly what I wanted. I think oversized sweatshirt dresses look so effortlessly cute, and I’m in lOoOove.

First off, I want to sincerely apologize for my wrinkled skirt. I didn’t realize how bad it was until after I took the pics lol but ya know what, it gives the outfit some character πŸ˜‰Β  Second, I dig this outfit on so many levels. I think it’s the perfect combination off sassy and fun, and I’m all about it. I paired this gray leopard print sweater, with my favorite denim skirt, and finished off the look with the gray boots! (I told you I was going to wear them forever). I added on my bf’s peacoat in the last pic because I was getting chilly, but it actually ended up looking pretty good πŸ˜‰ *My sweater and skirt are sold out so I linked similar options!!

I would like to introduce you to the comfiest dress I have ever put on my body. This sweater dress is soft as a kitten, and you will want to cuddle in it all day/night. Like the other sweater dresses it can be dressed up or down, which is something I love. Versatile clothing pieces are the best, and when they’re comfortable and you never want to take them off it’s always a good idea to change up how you style them πŸ™‚

I hope this post gave you some outfit inspiration!! All the dresses I linked are from Tobi, and speaking of which they are having an awesome Cyber Monday sale you should check out RIGHT NOW. Get shopping, babes.

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It’s finally sweater weather, babes! I really thought it just wasn’t going to come this year. Every year it stays warmer longer which not only scares me (cuz ya know, global warming), but makes me sad because sweaters are honestly my favorite thing to wear, ever. Give me a comfy sweater/sweatshirt and I am one happy gal. I’ve stolen basically all of my boyfriend’s sweatshirts because I’m that obsessed (hehe sorry babe). A few weeks ago my boyfriend and I were casually walking through Forever 21, as one does, and I was not expecting to buy anything for myself. But then I saw it, and I could not resist. I mean, this sweater is fall mixed with candy corn mixed with Cosby Show Bill Cosby. Basically it’s fantastic. It’s so freaking soft and snuggly that I wanted to wear it for like three days straight, but I felt a little gross doing that. Honestly, I’m so in love with the sweater and I HIGHLY recommend you snag it before it sells out!

Sweater | Jeans | AdidasΒ 

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The weather here in NJ is FINALLY starting to cool down! Granted, the afternoons are still 80 degrees, but the mornings and nights are chilly and perfect. The other day I went apple picking with some of my family, and we had the best time! It was chilly enough for me to wear my new ultimate favorite sweater and I was way excited about it. I saw this sweater a month or two ago at H&M, and even though I knew I wouldn’t be wearing it for a while I had to snag it! It was one of those moments in movies when the main character sees something so beautiful that all the lights dim, and there is a spotlight on the beautiful object and the angels are singing from heaven. It was basically like that only not quite as dramatic. Not only is it super soft and snuggly, but there is a full on sass party on the back. The back embroidery is not itchy at all, which is really awesome because no one likes an itchy sweater. I’m all about quirky slogans and sayings on my clothes. I think it adds something fun and different and gives my outfit personality. I decided to pair the sweater with some distressed jeans, and red Keds! This sweater is super versatile though and can be worn with so many things! It would be adorable with a skirt, leather pants, leggings, the list goes on! I know I’m going to get sooo much wear out of this baby, I totally recommend it 1000%!! I’m not sure if it’s available online, so if not I’ll link something similar!! Definitely head to your local H&M to see if they have it!! πŸ™‚

This was the best apple cider donut I’ve ever had. This is what pure joy looks like lol

How pretty are these mums???Β 

My fam gets just as excited about donuts as I do πŸ˜‰

How cute are my little cousins?? πŸ™‚Β 

Sweater | Jeans | Keds | Sunglasses

Have you done anything fall festive yet?? I can’t wait to carve pumpkins, go to haunted attractions, watch scary movies, and celebrate Halloween!! Let me know what you’re excited for in the comments! I love hearing about it and getting some inspiration πŸ™‚ More autumnal posts are coming soon so stick around by subscribing!! πŸ™‚

Stay chic babes!

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GUYS. I am so freaking excited about this post. You know that I’m all about affordable fashion and finding gems on a budget. Well, I recently stumbled upon this incredible brand, thredUP. If you have never heard of it before then girl, you are are about to meet your new fave place to shop. Essentially, thredUP is an online secondhand shop featuring women’s clothing, kid’s clothing, shoes, accessories, and bags!! The best part about thredUP is not only the AH-MAZING prices, but the fact that they only accept pieces that are gently worn or new with tags. So you know how sometimes we order something online thinking it’ll look absolutely fab, but then you get it in the mail and are like “wtf??”. Then you forget to send it back within the 30 day period and you’re stuck with something you’ll never wear? That’s where thredUP comes into play. And if there is an item that has more signs of love than others, it’ll tell you right under the description the condition!! You can find brands from Free People to Urban Outfitters, from Forever 21 to Calvin Klein. There are hundreds of pricy brands up to 90% off!! Literally, what more could you ask for?? Here are 5 pieces I picked up from thredUP. Since thredUp only features one of every item sold (since they are only a thrift store and not a retailer) I will link similar options πŸ™‚

All thredUP packages come in the most adorable boxes!!

My lil pup, Noah, was not amused lol

My first pick was this suuuper comfy sweater from Pull & Bear! You can shop similar options here!

Can you get over how handsome my babe is?? πŸ˜ Not only is he studly, but he’s the best dang photographer there is πŸ˜‰

This MinkPink leaf print dress is perfect for a warm fall day! Shop more dresses here!

This is one of my new go-to jackets! It’s from Kendall & Kyle and screams fall if you ask me πŸ˜‰ Shop similar jackets here!

This is probably the greatest shirt I’ve ever bought. It’s from MinkPink as well, and it’s so fun and perfect for a weekend adventure πŸ™‚ Shop more tops like this here!

I saw this top at Urban Outfitters a while ago, but it was a little too pricy for what it is. I was so excited when I saw it on thredUP for over half off!! You can shop some similar shirts here!

I hope you enjoyed reading this post as much as I did creating it!! I want to give some huge shoutouts to thredUP for collaborating with me on this post!! They are truly an amazing brand, and they gave me a code so you can get 50% off your order! Just use the code WOMENS50 and you’re set πŸ™‚ Also, a big thank you to my incredible, talented, and super hot bf for taking some amazing pics of me!! This photo shoot was a two day process, but he was a champ and only complained twice πŸ˜‰ Jk he’s awesome and you should give him some love too πŸ™‚ @nickatnight55

Where is your favorite place to thrift shop?? Let me know in the comments! And let me know if you’ve ever tried thredUP before πŸ™‚

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