Thrive Market Haul

Thrive Market

Hi everyone! Today I wanted to share with you guys the items I got from Thrive Market. This is not a sponsored post, I just wanted to share it with you all because I love to see what others are buying! Thrive Market is an online grocery story that sells all things healthy at a slightly lower price. I love it because it’s so easy to shop, and it’s also great for the lazy girls like me because you don’t have to actually go into a store. I get some basics from Thrive, but I also like to try some new healthy snacks as well because they’re usually cheaper than someplace like Whole Foods. Okay, let’s get started with what I got.

Thrive Market Cacao Powder: Thrive has their own brand of foods, which is great because the quality is amazing but it’s at a lower price point. I’ve been wanting to get cacao powder to put into my smoothies and baked goods. This is a HUGE bag and will last me a long time.

Thrive Market Almond Flour: I’ve never used almond flour, but a lot of the baked recipes I’ve been seeing in Candice Kumai’s new book, or from the Tone It Up girls call for almond flour. I decided to buy it on Thrive because it’s cheaper.

Hu Cashew Butter and Pure Vanilla Bean Dark Chocolate: Simply Quinoa on YouTube put this in one of her Thrive Market hauls and said it was delicious, so I had to give this a try. She was not kidding. This stuff is BOMB.com. If you like dark chocolate, you’ll love these.

Quinoa Flakes: This was another item I saw from Simply Quinoa. She uses quinoa flakes in some of her recipes. I have never tried quinoa flakes but they look good, so I decided to get these to try out.

Coconut Aminos: This is basically a healthier soy sauce. I’m asian so I obviously love my soy sauce, but it’s not the greatest thing for you. I like to use coconut aminos in conjunction to soy sauce. Say a recipe calls for 2 tbsp of soy sauce, I will sub one of them out for coconut aminos. It still tastes great, but is slightly better for you.

Thrive Market Spirulina Powder: Spirulina power is an amazing superfood. It’s great for detoxing the body, and also has a lot of great minerals and vitamins. I’m going to be adding these to my smoothies for some added benefit!

Aduki Beans: There is a brownie recipe in Candice Kumai’s book that calls for aduki beans, so I had to get some to try out.

Cotton Rounds: I ran out, so why not just add these to my order.

Coconut Wraps: These were a free gift from Thrive with my purchase. I’m excited to try these out in replace of wraps.

There you guys have it! If you’ve ever ordered from Thrive Market, I would love to know what ya’ll get in the comments below!

Korean Beauty Haul: Eyes

FullSizeRender (2)[Top to Bottom, Left to Right] Etude House Eyelash Curler // Shiseido Majolica Majorca Lash King Mascara // Etude House Oh My Eye Lash Mascara // Etude House Lash Perm Mascara // Clio Pen Liner Kill Black //  Etude House Drawing Eye Brow // Etude House Princess Lashes 02

While I was in Korea, my friend Jenna reached out to me on Instagram saying that she was also in Korea at the time. We decided to meet up for brunch in her town. After brunch, Jenna decided to show me around the market area where we did a little shopping. I had told Jenna about all the makeup I was purchasing and she asked if I tried Lash King. I told her I hadn’t so we ran to the drugstore and I picked up the mascara. Jenna had said it was her favorite mascara that she has tried so far in Korea, and I’m excited to try it out! Unlike the other products I purchased, this was the only non-Korean makeup that I got. So far I’ve tried the Clio Pen liner and the Eye Brow pencil from Etude House and I’m OBSESSED with them both. Can’t wait to try the rest of these goodies out!

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Korean Beauty Haul: Lips

Image-1 (2)[Right to Left] Innisfree Eco Flower Tint Balm in Rose // Banila Co. Kiss Collector Lip Crayon in OR02 (Honey) // Etude House Dear Darling Tint in 02 (Real Red)

As you all know, I took a family vacation to Korea the other week. My favorite part (besides seeing family) was the shopping. I was extremely excited to take advantage of all the beauty boutiques in Korea. I did my research and made a list of different brands I wanted to check out. I ended up purchasing quite a few amount of beauty products, so I’ve decided to split the posts up.

First up: lips. Now I actually purchased another lipgloss, but I’ve seemed to have lost it somewhere along the travels…and I’m hoping it turns up soon. Out of the three above, I’m definitely loving the Innisfree lipstick the best. It has one of the creamist lip formula I have ever tried. They remind me of the Revlon Lip Butters, but creamier. The best part about Korean makeup was the price. These lip products ranged from $4-$14. For drugstore prices, I was shocked at how great the quality was.

IMG_2238 [Top to Bottom] Etude House // Banila Co. // Innisfree

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