Daily Dose of Design

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Trendy & Flattering 2018 Bathing Suit Guide: Under $50, $100 & $200


It's that time of year again to go bathing suit shopping! I think I can speak for most of us when I say that it's definitely not an enjoyable shopping trip... Swimsuits have a way of making us feel so insecure, when really they should be making us feel confident in our bodies. There's so many styles, patterns, fits and of course, prices. And for something so many of us basically live in during the summer months, we all deserve a great (or many) bathing suit that we love to put on! No matter what your budget or how much you want to spend, I put together some of my favorite - and the trendiest - swimsuit finds to shop this season. If you want to spend $25, $50 or beyond, here's tons of swimsuits based on budget (and lots of different styles for different body types, too!):

Monday, June 18, 2018

Simple Ways to Add Hints of Positivity into Every Day


Even the smallest things and changes you make can have an incredible impact on any day, am I right?! This week, start fresh and make a promise to yourself that you'll do at least one or two of these happen - then sit back and realize how much more positive you are each and every day:

Friday, June 15, 2018

What NOT to Forget on Your Next Trip (...and probably will!)

Thank you to UpBra for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions are solely my own!

No matter how early - or late (guilty) - you start packing for a trip, you're bound to forget something every. single. time. It always happens to me no matter how many lists I make or how organized I feel like I am. Real talk - packing is SO stressful! I think part of it is the stress of having to fit everything, stay under the 50lb weight limit and check everything off of your list at the same time. These are the things you likely have forgotten before on a trip; if you're getting ready to travel this summer, make sure these are at the top of your list! 
 

Monday, June 11, 2018

The Top Amazon Finds You Need to Buy this Summer


Amazon never, ever fails. From things you know you can get in a matter of days for summer - sunscreen, sunglasses, a new pool float - to the things you'd never expect them to have, you can always count on Amazon to make you spend a TON of money, hah! I found so many great finds on Amazon that you NEED to have this summer - you'll love these and will use them all season (and beyond) long!

Friday, June 8, 2018

Golden Summer Yellows Under $100


One of the hottest colors this season is golden yellow. We're seeing it everywhere and as someone whose never owned much yellow of anything, or ever been interested in wearing yellow... I'm LOVING it! In my opinion yellow can be tricky because there's so many shades but golden yellows are really pretty on everyone and especially so for the summer. I've been on the hunt for some of the best golden yellow summer buys and whether you're all-in on the yellow trend or just want a few pops of yellow to add some color, these are under $100 and will have you loving yellow more than you thought you would!

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Best Summer Beauty Products for an Everyday, Flawless Look


Your skincare routine likely evolves as you try new products and changes as the season does - I know that's the case for me! There's always endless pages of new beauty arrivals at cosmetic stores and with so many things that are new and "improved" and "the best ever", who knows what to try?! And not to mention how expensive it can get to try new products and have a draw full of face masks and foundations... Getting off topic here, but you get the point. ;) Summer skincare is unique in that you likely have been in the sun, have a tan or maybe burned a little bit (oops! But we've all been there...) or you feel like your skin is needing some extra TLC before/after/during a trip. I'm a firm believer that less is more AND that your glow comes from your skincare products you use. They technically go hand-in-hand, right?

Sticking to the less is more theme (clearly channeling my inner Meghan Markle, which isn't ever a bad thing! ;), I've been trying out all sorts of new products to achieve a simple, quick and affordable summer glow without using too much product. Here's everything you need to add to cart - for real - to achieve that flawless look this summer!

Monday, June 4, 2018

Currently Craving: May Must Haves for Early Summer


Hello June, hello SUMMER! It's unofficially officially summer, I don't care what anyone says about it. ;) I think we all can agree we're ready for warmth and endless sunny days and some fun things to shop to get ready for summer with! Here's everything I've loved from May and what you need to add to cart today!