Layered Bob Hairstyle

layered bob haircut
layered bob haircut

The layered bob hairstyle you see is my most recent short hair cut by Chris Jones (@chrisjones_hair on Instagram). In the past, I’ve stuck to more of a textured bob hairstyle which is more of a blunt cut. This time we switched things up and at first I wasn’t loving it completely, but now I’m in love with the layered bob! Whether you go with a simple blowout style or jazz things up with some curls, the layers in this short hairstyle look beautiful. To see more about this cut by Chris, scroll to below! 

I always recommend doing solid research on hairstylists who specialize in the hair cut you’re looking to get. For example, in my case, I would need to be checking reviews of short hair stylists who have executed the layered bob, textured bob, or other short haircuts I’m looking to possibly get. Check their social media pages, reviews from previous clients online, and be clear with what short hairstyle you’d like once you’ve contacted them! 

 

Styling a Layered Bob Haircut

Since I’ve gotten home and been able to play around and style my new layered bob hairstyle on my own, I’ve found these four products by L’ange have done the trick: Glaze hair lotion, Sorbet smoothing balm, Posh hair polish, and Salt & Sea texturizing spray. This covers my bases for heat protectant, frizz reduction, and volume! To see how I use these products on a layered hairstyle for best results, see the video below!

Keep in mind, blow drying vs. air drying can make a huge difference in how your hair feels and holds up after styling. Using little to no product can leave your hair falling flat faster, but having too much product weigh your hair down too. Blow drying helps to spread the product evenly throughout your hair and will help give you volume, especially if you have or are going for a layered bob, or any short hairstyle for that matter.

Make sure to follow me on Instagram and Facebook if you’d like more hair tutorials – I’ve also got plenty on my YouTube channel! I hope this is most helpful for you in seeing and understanding this layered bob haircut/short hair style a little better and I hope you rock it out!

Seint Beauty FAQ’s

Seint beauty lip & cheek shades

Get Started with Seint Beauty!

The best place to start is with a custom color match - I'm here to help! Submit a makeup free photo on my home page and I can get you matched to your Seint foundation colors within 24-48 hours!

Here are some Seint Beauty FAQ’s that you may have with all the answers in one place! If you’re on the fence about getting a custom color match to Seint makeup, hopefully this can answer whatever questions you have and bring some clarity regarding Seint official and their makeup!

Throughout all my years as a Seint artist, I’ve had the opportunity to color match and work with countless incredible souls. I’ve recorded so many tutorials regarding how to use Seint makeup and covered so many topics; I figured it was time to answer some of the most frequently asked questions all in one place to hopefully help answer any questions that you may have. Whether you’re new to Seint or a long standing customer, here are your questions answered!

Photo of Seint Official makeup palettes

What is Seint makeup?

Seint makeup is a cream-based product which includes cream foundation, contour, blush and lip colors (aka lip & cheeks), and more. While most of Seint’s products are cream-based, they do have an assortment of mostly powder eyeshadows, with a handful of cream colors.

Is Seint makeup good for mature skin?

Seint beauty is truly incredible for most if not all skin types. It is a cream-based foundation which means it works especially well for those with mature skin. Seint makeup can be used to achieve a light application to a full coverage look.

Photo of Seint official highlight colors

How do I choose my Seint foundation colors and build a custom palette?

Building your custom makeup palette with Seint official is easier than ever before, just get started with a color match HERE! As a trained Seint artist, I can color match your skin tone to the right shades of Seint foundation and give recommendations for your contour, eyeshadows, and more. All you have to do to get started is submit a makeup free photo here on my website and I’ll send over your custom Seint color match within 24-48 hours!

Why do I need more than one Seint highlight color?

Everyone’s skin tone is different, but more often than not, our skin is not one color/tone. You may see darker tones, you might see lighter tones. The IIID foundation is named accordingly as the makeup is meant to enhance the beauty that’s already there and provide a more natural look in comparison to other foundations within other makeup companies.

Why is my Seint contour hard?

The formula for the Seint Official contour colors is a little different than the other cream products but a trick I’ve used for years now is letting my palette warm up in direct sunlight to help the longevity of the makeup last all day as that is an area that can get rubbed on more. I warm it up in sunlight until my colors are soft enough to be applied. You can also run a blow dryer lightly over the top of your tin to warm up the cream and soften the contour for application. If you ever need to melt down your tin to soften it out or refresh it, using a candle warmer works great as it’s not too hot and is easy to use. 

Is Seint makeup TSA approved?

Yes! This is yet another reason I love Seint makeup – no more worrying about measuring out your liquid foundation when traveling. Since the makeup comes in a palette and most of the products are cream, you don’t have to worry about being stopped in airport security! It’s all in one compact – foundation, contour, lip colors, eyeshadows, etc. and it’s that easy.

Does Seint have a skincare line?

Yes! The Seint cleanser, toner, and creme are sold separately or they can be purchased in a bundle along with Seint microfiber cloths. If you are new to skincare and looking for somewhere to start, the Seint skincare collection is the perfect place for you to begin. You can shop Seint’s skincare HERE. To learn more about skincare and how it goes hand in hand with your makeup, check out my Skincare Blog Post here!

Do I have to buy Seint makeup brushes?

Seint Official makeup brushes are specially curated to go hand in hand with the cream-based makeup. They make all the difference in the world and can help you achieve the makeup look you want depending on how it’s used, which brush is used, and what methods you use to apply Seint makeup. You can start off with a couple brushes or you can get the Brush Collection! Keep your brushes safe using the Brush Holder and cleaning them regularly.

How often should I clean my Seint makeup brushes?

I recommend cleaning your Seint beauty makeup brushes at least once a week and giving them a good deep clean once a month. Using the Seint Brush Cleanser, spray a paper towel or washcloth directly and lightly sweep/swirl your brushes over the towel to remove product build up. I use Dawn dish soap to disinfect my brushes once a month during their deep cleaning, making sure not to soak the brushes or press down too hard onto any brush mat that I use to clean them.

Photo of Seint Official makeup brushes

How do I become a Seint artist?

I always recommend trying the makeup before signing up to be a Seint artist – it’s important to know and love the product before sharing it with others! If you’ve tried the makeup and have decided to become an artist, all you need to do is sign up on the Seint Official website. There’s no experience needed and becoming an artist is all about creating the business YOU want! This can be a side business for you or it can become a full time occupation, depending on how much time you commit to building it. Click HERE to read the 2022 Artist Income Disclosure Statement for more information regarding compensation.

Do you use a primer with Seint makeup?

Primers aren’t always necessary but choosing the right products to prep your skin for your makeup is! You can use a sunscreen, setting spray, or normal primer before your makeup application – it doesn’t matter which one you use, but it does matter whether or not it’s made for your specific skin type! The key is less is more –  the more product you layer on your skin before applying your Seint makeup, the harder it will be for your makeup to adhere the way you want. 

I’ve put together some of my recommendations for primers categorized by skin type; for COMBINATION – OILY SKIN options, click HERE. For NORMAL – DRY SKIN options, click HERE. For dry skin, I also recommend the Seint Setting Spray!

Should I moisturize before applying Seint makeup?

The cream-based makeup contains ingredients that help moisturize and lock in moisture so not much else is needed, however if you have skin that is typically more dry, you can definitely moisturize before applying your Seint makeup.Make sure to only apply it to your driest areas and give it time to fully absorb into your skin before continuing with your makeup application. 

Photo of Seint Official makeup ingredients

What are Seint Demi Correctors?

Seint said it best:

“Demi Correctors is a carefully calibrated saturation of cream color that is strategically applied using a featherlight technique. Most of your skin remains untouched, resulting in an undetectable makeup that reveals the magic of your face.”

“Analyze the colors present in areas of your face you want to correct for, then utilize color solving to select shades from your palette to filter out any excess colors you don’t want, and infuse your skin with a natural luminosity.” 

“Using a Seint brush, apply a light touch of Demi Corrector directly to the places on your skin that need color correcting to achieve a flawless finish without layering and add texture with makeup.”

Skincare Guide Pt. 2 : Hyaluronic Acid & Gentle Facial Cleansers

cover photo for gentle facial cleansers and hyaluronic acid blog post by Jocelyn McClellan & Fit Mission Makeup
cover photo for gentle facial cleansers and hyaluronic acid blog post by Jocelyn McClellan & Fit Mission Makeup

On the daily, I work with women one on one to troubleshoot and understand their skincare and makeup.  Most of the time we deal with makeup and why they cannot get the look they want from it.  When it comes down to it, we always have to ask ourselves “what condition is the skin in?”  If you are someone who feels like you cannot get your skincare to where you want it to be or you don’t know where to start with skincare, here are two key things that we can start focusing on today: gentle cleansers & hyaluronic acid.

Importance of Gentle Cleansers & HA

In regards to gentle cleansers, are you using one?  There’s a good chance that your skin might be getting too worn out or mad at the cleansers you are using.  You want to have one that is gentle, especially if you have sensitive skin or are going through changes within your body (illness, allergies, menopause, etc.).  A gentle cleanser can make it a little easier on your skin and make all the difference in the world for your makeup!

That being said, some people do use gentle cleansers but are not noticing a change in their skin. Depending on your skin type, you might need just a little more TLC! One other thing you can introduce into your skincare routine is Hyaluronic Acid.  Hyaluronic Acid helps build up collagen as well as reduces fine lines and wrinkles.  It also does an excellent job of training your skin to retain moisture!

Gentle facial cleansers & hyaluronic acid skincare guide for Fit Mission Makeup blog post by Jocelyn McClellan SEINT artist

Having a gentle cleanser as well as Hyaluronic Acid &  just focusing on those two is a great place to start instead of incorporating a bunch of skincare all at once. It takes time for the skin to ease into it all so remember to add little by little to your skincare routine! Big changes to the skin can have big reactions but you can start with these two and see how your skin likes it. 

What changes should I expect in my skin?

Keep in mind these products within the guide are not all tried and true by myself but a lot of research went into finding solid gentle facial cleansers and hyaluronic acids. When researching, I chose products that were rated well & had trustworthy reviews.  I made sure to include medical grade & over the counter brands as well.  Don’t forget the importance to test out a gentle cleanser for 4-6 weeks before you give up on it…unless you are seeing a drastic sensitivity immediately. After implementing a gentle cleanser & hyaluronic acid into your skincare, the difference you should be noticing is your skin waking up and not feeling so dried out.  You should be achieving more of a natural glow within your skin. 

REMEMBER: These are just 2 key pieces to a solid skincare routine. If you have any serums or moisturizers that you love and you know your skin needs, keep using them! Having a gentle facial cleanser & a solid hyaluronic acid isn’t the only way to getting the skin you want, but they are two key components to a great skincare concoction! 

Are you someone who feels like this is the place where your skin needs to be at?  Make sure you comment on this blog post or email me with any questions that you may have at fitmissionmakeup@gmail.com.  We want to make sure your skin is happy so you can have better results with your SEINT makeup or any makeup for that matter; without setting the foundation of a good skincare routine, you will never be able to achieve the makeup look you are desiring. I’m here for you though and happy to help! For more details and tips on skincare or building a solid skincare regimen, make sure to check out my Skincare Guide here!

Balance

Balance is Key

I want you to envision the things in your life & all the aspects you want to hit or do every single day; is there a balance? How heavy does it feel? Now, I want you to envision a scale – the one where you can put a weight on one side and one on the other – and see how much balance there is. Balance is key! 

Balance is Key

What if you took all those things you just envisioned & tried to spread them onto the scale evenly – could you do it? First, I want you to pick 3 things you NEED to make a priority out of all the things you said needed to be done in a day; make those 3 things a priority over the others and put them on one side of that scale.

Next, I want you to pick 3 things that make you feel better, breathe better, emotionally stabilize better, or something we talked about last week. Make those a priority in your life!(Something like, a bath, deep breathing for 5 min, or something you feel you’d like for yourself in that moment.)

Now put those all on the scale – the needs on one side, the things that make you feel better on the other. What happens? Is there balance? Did everything just get easier? Balance is key in making it all work out & it looks like you just made it all make sense. Congrats! You succeeded and should be proud of yourself – but what happens when a new day comes and we let life back in, forgetting all about the balance we created?

See, we like to take all those things and put so much pressure on ourselves for them. We try so hard to load up our worries, our must-haves, even all the technology. Let’s talk about the 3 things on each side of the scale that we chose; both sides have the same importance. Did any of those that scale include technology as a must? Did surfing the web come before anything else?

It didn’t. Did anxiety make it on that list? Self hate?

It didn’t.

Do you put so much pressure on yourself that you try to force other things into the top 3 things you want sitting on that scale? If you’re trying to overfill the scale again and again, what happens over and over?

The balance becomes LOST.

Remember to tell yourself this every day when you’re trying to throw something back onto the scale that doesn’t belong there:

“Does this matter more than my top 3?”  (think of the things that outweigh your mind)

“Does this bring value to my life today? Does this thought serve me? Does what I’m thinking about truly matter? Is this important right now?”

If the answer is no, it’s time to balance the scale. More than likely the answer is “it’s not” and you need to keep it away from your much needed balance. Whether it’s negative energy or something that isn’t as important that day, if it doesn’t need to happen, don’t force it to! Have you ever tried anything like this? Ever thought of this type of balance? If so, please share with me in the comments – did this help you?

I can’t wait for this to help focus your life and bring you the balance that’s key. If you were working on these habits but sidetracked from summer, now is the perfect time to step back up to the plate and balance your scale!

Balance is Key graphic

Balance truly IS KEY! It starts with a B and ends with an E – once you put it together and find your balance, you can just BE.

You got this! xoxo

Joce

My Birthday Favorites

I hope you love these birthday favorites as much as I do! Everything you see in this blog post are some of my favorite finds, tried & true businesses, and more that would make for the perfect birthday gift for you or someone you love. I’ve thrown in a little something from everything…home, beauty, wellness & fashion and more. Whether you’re looking for a special something for mom, grandma, your sister, or ideas for yourself – these birthday favorites for sure be a winner! If you try them out or have any suggestions for me to try, leave a comment and I will for sure check them out!

Home & Lifestyle

birthday favorites

1. Turkish Towels: I love these because they’re way more compact than regular towels for on the go & sand doesn’t stick to them like a regular towel which makes it easier to take to the beach.  Not to mention, these are so cute!

2. Stonewall Kitchen: Holy crap- these are dangerous for me. I can’t get enough of their goodies! Seriously, if only you could see my pantry. Stonewall has sauces, marinades, jams, pancake mixes, you name it – it’s all gold!

3. Topanga Laundry Detergent:  I’m a huge lover of all things scents & when it comes to my laundry, I love a lingering scent of a good detergent but I never found what I wanted until the last few years. It’s not just a laundry detergent, it creates an emotion and is so memorable.  It is a luxury item so one cool thing about it is if you want it to last longer, you can take any unscented pod or liquid detergent and add a little bit to your Topanga detergent because truly a little bit goes such a long way in regards to scents!  

My favorite scents from Topanga are Hollywood + Vine (cedar, bergamot, black fig, woodsy, but not too masculine of a scent), Malibu Pier (very masculine, spicy, woodsy/musky), Bel-Air (floral, amber, patchouli, chocolate, reminds me of a detergent I found years ago called Diva Wash) and The Grove (very fruity, fresh, floral, sandalwood, citrus notes). Use code JOCELYN when purchasing!

4. 5 Minute Gratitude Journal:  I love this because at least I’m journaling something & it’s a pretty one you can put on the shelf to reflect on how far you’ve come every year! It’s not pictured in the graphic but I love it! This is a birthday favorite that could work for any occasion really.

5.  PhoneFin: I have tried so many different phone accessories that allow me to hold my phone easier as I love such an active lifestyle and work from my phone a ton, too – PhoneFin is one that I have come across and loved for a while now! I currently have another accessory on my phone and I can’t wait to switch it out with a PhoneFin because it just gets the job done!

6. Casetify: The thing I love most about these cases is that they are durable, available in a variety of customizable cases, and lots of fun designs/colors to choose from!

 

Beauty & Wellness

Jocelyn's Favorite Things, hydroflask, buxom lip gloss, sunset riot allsaints perfume

1. Buxom gloss in Samantha: This color is truly the best, especially if you have dry lips or just feel the need to have a solid gloss over your lip color.  It’s a great pinky-nude that adds just the right sine without taking away from the color you have there already.

2. Trigger Point Roller & Lacrosse Ball: Rolling truly helps my body everyday! Without it, my muscles are in so much pain; when I do roll out one side of my body’s muscles, I can feel which side of me is looser and working better vs which side is tighter.  Rolling muscles is something you have to ease into & make sure to ask a doctor first just in case! The Lacrosse ball is great for rolling smaller muscle areas like the feet, palms or to pinpoint smaller spots.  

3. Rechargeable Fan: Not only is this a birthday favorite, but it has been a must have in my purse, backpack, car, everywhere! I have multiple of them and have loved them since I bought them! They are not too big and not too small.  Plus, they are rechargeable!  

4. Water Bottles: I’m the type of girl who won’t get her water intake met unless she has a filled water bottle by her at all times.  I’ve searched high and low for a good water bottle that had a handle and didn’t leak and made it easier to haul around.  Here are a few of my faves: Simple Modern TumblerHydraPeak RoadsterStanley Flip Straw Tumbler, Hydro Flask Flex Cap Tumbler       

5. Sunset Riot by AllSaints: For me, one thing I look for in a perfume is a scent that is both masculine & feminine – AllSaints is just that. It’s one of my favorite things that I gift to others as well because it works for anybody truly!  I could best describe it as musky, hints of cedar wood, orange flowers & pink peppers yet it’s still fresh.

 

Fashion

Jocelyn's favorite things, nike air max, freepeople overalls, madewell ballcap, canty boots, freebird boots, booties, marc fisher, nordstrom

1. Nike Air Max: I recommend sizing up about a 1/2 size, but I love how comfy & stylish these are!  Definitely a shoe that stands out & gets attention.  You are not just wearing a regular running show with your jeans, you are styling up an outfit! 

2. Cowboy Boots: I’m a huge lover of Canty Boots; she takes old boots and restores them to become something new more like a booty instead of a boot.  I also love Marc Fisher booties (especially these in black and these in cream) & Freebird – they have my heart! 

3. Ball Caps: I love a good ball cap and here are a couple of my favorites from Madewell & Addidas. I love how a good, simple ballcap can change up an outfit and these are both good quality hats to have on hand. 

4. Burns Saddlery: These hats – I can’t stop & won’t stop wearing them! The quality is rock solid; you can customize your hat so it is a little hard for me to quote a price on that but if you are wanting a REAL cowboy hat, this is the place to go! 

5. FreePeople Overalls: These overalls are one of my favorite pairs right now!  I love all the fun colors they come in and are very true to size.  I did do a dryer test and they do indeed shrink a bit but not too much – might be something to consider! 

6. Levi’s Jean Shorts: Last but not least, these shorts! I love them so much that I bought them in multiple colors – so fun and the perfect length for someone like me with long legs. Not to mention, they’re the great quality that Levi’s gives so definitely worth trying out if you’re on the hunt for some solid denim shorts!

Healthy Hair Guide

healthy hair blog cover photo
healthy hair blog cover photo

Dry brittle hair, split ends, you name it, it’s annoying! Are you doing all the things and nothing seems to be working with improving the overall health of your hair!? You do the hair treatments and your hair still breaks…or maybe you added in a serum and your hair is still brittle? Girl, I got you! Sometimes we do too little to achieve healthy hair and other times we accidentally do too much.  I definitely want you to check out the article I came across on how protein buildup in our hair effects our overall hair health. It was an eyeopener for me and I hope it helps you too! 

One thing about hair and skin is there are always ways we can improve things that we may not know or think about. In this blog post, I wanted to hone in on key things that can truly make an impact. On top of that, I wanted to include things you can use to actually help your hair. These are great tips & products to have on hand from super soft hair elastics to hats that can block out the wind and even UV rays. How’s your hair these days? Could it use a little bit of extra protection?  You aren’t alone! 

Click here to read this article I found. It’s super insightful regarding something you might have thought about,  & that is how to tell if your hair has too much protein in it (it can happen and it can dry your hair out!). 

L'ange Protective Hair Care Products

L’ange has a lot of great products that not only help with styling, but they also help to keep your hair healthy. It’s important to use the right products for your hair type so be sure to read the descriptions of each product on their website. L’ange has done a great job of giving key information regarding each product so you know what to expect. Here are several products that I’ve tried or have done research on and how they can help your hair needs! 

Remedé Shine Enhancing Argon Oil – Not only does this goodness reduce frizz and lock in moisture, it has UV filters to protect your hair. It’s a little bit of a thicker oil but can be used on the ends sparingly to add moisture to promote healthy hair.

Detox Scalp Reset Serum – This leave in formula restores the balance and brings comfort to your scalp. Use as directed on wet/damp hair before air drying or blow drying & styling.

Smoothe Healing Oil Treatment– a healing oil that will nourish and reduce breakage. This stuff smells like minty goodness and is so good for those with dandruff, itchy, or dry scalp.

Treatment A Duex Hair and Scalp Masque– this new L’ange product will nourish and condition both your hair and scalp.  Packed full of natural ingredients that will replenish moisture and shine to promote healthy hair.

Click here to visit the L’ange site where you can look up these amazing products.

 

Brushes & Combs

Sienna Paddle Brush w/ Boar Bristles –  The combo of nylon and boar bristles will help redistribute natural oils leaving your hair healthier and more manageable. 

Scalp Saveur – Ok, this one feels really good!  Give yourself a little scalp massage 🙂 It will help break up product buildup and stimulate scalp circulation to promote healthy hair.

Protective Accessories

Ok, get ready because I linked some of my fav hair accessories for you here.  Everything from hats, to claw clips, to hair ties.  All styles for all people.  Whether you have long thick hair or short fine hair, there is something for you here!  What I love about the hats I linked is they not only hats protect your hair in the blowing wind, but some have UV rays protection in them as well. Click the links below and check them out! 

Hats:

Organic Cotton Broken-In Baseball Cap

Arlo Honey – Straw Teardrop Fedora

The Hollywood Visor

Que Chiva Sunhat 

Borra Borra Booney II Hat

Hair Accessories:

Eco-Friendly Nylon Elastics 

Satin Sleep Scrunchy Set 

Must Have Claw Clip 

My Favorite Beauty Essentials

Blog Guide

All in One Place for You

I felt it was about time I find a home for all my favorite beauty essentials for those wondering! Here’s it all in one place finally -from eyes to skincare and other products in between, here’s some of my go-to favorites that I currently cannot live without. I’ve included some links and extra information below regarding the products, where to get them, and if I have a code available with the companies they’re from. Check it out!

Blog Guide

Above are all the links to each product highlighted in the picture above them. If you’re interested in learning how I use The Golden Standard face mist, click HERE to watch how I apply it! Make sure to use my code JOCELYN when shopping so you can get a discount – I don’t earn anything from it but I was able to get in touch with The Golden Standard team and they were kind enough to give me a code to share with my customers so take advantage of that discount!

 I can’t say enough how much I love the Koji Pads from my girl Racquel & if you’re in need of some game changing skincare, get a skin consultation done by her! Click HERE to get started with that skincare – I promise I don’t make a dime off this, just want you to get that skin glowing and happy so your makeup can do the same!

Graduation Guide

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I’ve put together a graduation guide below full of gifts that worth the money and that your graduate will actually use as they transition to life after high school soon! I still can’t believe that this time has come and what’s more, I can’t believe one of my own babies is going to be walking across that stage in mere weeks. Where has the time gone?? That being said, I wanted to put together a graduation guide for gifts that I felt would be worth the money and that could be utilized both now & when they head off to brave the big world!

 You might remember that I made a similar guide last year, but I wanted to have some fresh ideas that are up to date with what’s trending now and what I’ve found while preparing for my own daughter to graduate in a couple weeks. Whether it’s your own child, another family member or a family friend, if you know a soon-to-be graduate in need of a solid graduation gift, this guide is going to be a big help. There’s great gift ideas for those headed to college, starting a new career, or ready to go out and explore the world!

alt text graduate gift guide

1. All Night Festival bag by LuluLemon – This bag is perfect to wear over your shoulder or across the body, especially when going out with friends to lunch, traveling, etc. It’s the perfect bag for a day on the town and it fits all the essentials needed! It comes in such cute colors and is simple yet sophisticated. This is a gift that can easily be used over and over again.

2. Kodak Mini Wireless Instant Photo – Your new graduate is going to be making lots of memories over the next few years, whether at college, studying abroad, or even everyday life. I considered sharing a Polaroid camera, but I love that the Kodak mini is wireless and compatible with any device to print photos directly from your phone’s camera roll! This makes it easy to print off those memories and add them to a scrapbook or bulletin board.

3. Mini Gold Hoop earrings by JBD – These cute hoops are a favorite of mine because they pair well with just about any outfit! They are 14k gold filled so they don’t tarnish & they can be worn day to day. Mini hoops are perfect for your graduate as they go into the busy adult life. They’ve become a must have in Joce by Design and make for the perfect graduation gift!

4. PURA Smart Home Scents – Some college dorms/apartments don’t allow candles due to hazards, housing rules, roommate allergies, etc. PURA is currently my favorite smart home fragrance device that is perfect for any high school graduate who’s all about scents. Their company even carries popular fragrances like Volcano by Anthropologie and others so your graduate can still have their favorite scents and then some. You can purchase the device and a couple scents to get them started, then have your student replenish as needed at a low price!

5. Tile Mate Tracker – No longer will mom be around to tell them where their keys are or if anyone’s seen their backpack; this is where Tile Mate comes in! Simply attach it to your backpack, keychain, purse, etc. and when your kid is looking for something while away from home, they can tune into the app and find what’s missing. This is similar to Apple Tags, however I love that Tiles will emit a loud beeping noise to help locate the missing items quicker!

6. Airpod Pros – Life after graduation can get pretty busy but one thing post-high school graduates are sure to love are Airpod Pros. Music is a huge part of our lives and whether your kid is headed to college or to explore the big world, they’re most likely going to appreciate a solid pair of headphones to take their music with them wherever they go!

7. Kootek Camping Hammock – Here in southern Utah, the university’s slogan is “active learning, active life” & the students here live by that for sure! If you have a graduate leaving the nest, you probably want them to continue to live a healthy lifestyle. If they’re someone who enjoys the outdoors, they’re going to love this gift! Hammocking is such a fun activity and one that I’ve noticed teens & young adults these days enjoy doing when out on hikes or going camping. This is a great portable gift to have that they can use no matter where they’re headed!

8. Homesick Candles – The name of this company is so fitting & the concept is so creative. I know this one says Texas, but did you know Homesick Candles are available in most if not all of the 50 US states? If you’ve got a fresh graduate leaving home soon, give them a little piece, or rather scent, of home to take with them as they branch out! These are also available in different cities, each one a unique scent representing a different location.

9. Nike Sportswear RPM backpack – In need of a solid backpack after high school that’s going to last years? Here’s one by Nike that has plenty of pockets, zippers, and storage space for the everyday college class essentials. There’s lots of space for laptops, accessories, water bottles, and more PLUS it’s cute & stylish!

10. Apple Watch – One thing I love about Apple watches is that you can track your steps/physical activity throughout the day. It’s also super handy for new graduates who are about to learn what it’s like to multitask in the adult world! They can keep track of their health, notifications, and other apps from their watch.

11. Things They Don’t Teach You in School card game – Have you tried this game yet?? I have yet to try it but have heard good things about it and how funny the trivia is! It’s a bit pricey, but your soon-to-be graduate is going to love the game nights to come with friends and/or roommates in college after graduation. What’s more is when they do visit home, they can bring games along to share with the family!

Minky Couture

I've shared Minky Couture before and yes I am an affiliate, but these truly make for a life-long graduation gift! If you don't have a Minky, you need one because it will seriously last for years to come. It's the best gift for any occasion and I promise your graduate will LOVE it! Give them a hug in a blanket to take with them as they move on into the world & use code JOCELYN45 for a discount!

Facebook Recap

Covid knocked me out good for about a week so I’m excited to be back! Last week I went LIVE on Facebook doing a bit of a Q & A about SEINT makeup. If you have questions about it and are on the fence to get started, the best thing to do is to start with a color match by me for free! Be sure to check out the LIVE from Tuesday and watch the comments in real time to see what people asked as you might have the same questions.

Thursday I talked hair using L’ange and also showed how I style my hair using the L’ange Le Cinq wand set! If you don’t have the Le Cinq, it’s a solid set to have on hand for mixing up those curls. You can create different styles using the different attachments! 

Thursday Facebook

Shade of the Month: Audrey

Audrey Lip

In case you missed it last week, the new Shade of the Month has been announced for May and she is BEAUTIFUL! Say hello to AUDREY! Sophisticated, timeless, and the perfect shade of soft pink, Audrey is an all around classic beauty. With a satin/matte finish, wear this neutral shade on your lips & cheeks for a subtle, elevated look!

Sunscreen Guide 2022

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It’s time to share my sunscreen guide 2022 with you! As much as we love the sun, it can have harmful effects on our skin and the best way to protect it is by wearing a sunscreen that will protect you from harmful UV rays. There are so many choices on the shelves at the store, so which sunscreen is right for you? I’ve created this guide to help you as you pick the one that will offer your skin the protection it needs, work with your skin type, and work well with your day to day activities this summer!

The sunscreen guide 2022 that I’ve put together contains different types of sunscreens that I have tested myself on my own skin. As I always say, it’s important to keep in mind that everyone’s skin is different so what works for one person may not work for another. Make sure to find the right sunscreen for your skin type! For more skincare tips, check out my skincare guide here.

Sunscreen Guide 2022 (below)

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SEINT Lip & Cheeks

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Below are some of my SEINT lip & cheek favorites for every day wear, different tones, and more. If you’ve been color matched by me for SEINT, you know I don’t usually match you to any lip colors but that’s because it comes down to personal preference. That doesn’t mean I’m not willing to give any recommendations!

Here are a couple graphics showing my favorites and how to distinguish between the tones of the SEINT blush colors. If you need recommendations, check out the graphics or leave a comment for me letting me know what tones you normally wear that you’d like to stick to! I’d love to give some lip color recommendations for you!

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Be sure to check out the Seint & Beauty tab on the homepage for more blog posts about Seint makeup and products!