Maternity Wardrobe Needs.

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Being pregnant and having to adjust to your wardrobe needs without spending so much money is a huge task. Luckily, I didn’t have to buy a range of maternity clothing during my first and second trimester because I could still fit into most of my dresses, shirts and skirts and got ONE maternity leggings to style with my work shirts. All I did was pull them up above my bump.

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I usually sized up if I needed to.

This dress is a very old dress I have had for over 5 years but its style makes it possible to wear with or without a bump.

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CJ and I finally got to shoot at a sunflower spot she found. It was a quick and fun shoot.

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Styled with a Knitted flat sandals for Comfort.

 

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Documenting my makeup look just before I hit the door for the shoot.

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I hope you did enjoy this post. I know it will be insightful  to a few readers. Until next time, XOXO enjoy the rest of your day and don’t forget to subscribe to my blog.

 

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At Home Teeth Whitening. Does it work?

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Today’s post is all about my Teeth Whitening journey and  experience with Smile Brilliant which I absolutely loved working with.

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I had never thought about having a teeth whitening process done, but when Smile Brilliant  reached out to me, I thought why not try them out. So here is a full box of the products sent to me, which includes three teeth whitening gel, three desensitizing gel , three catalyst paste, three base paste and two trays. These pastes and catalyst are used to make your impressions which will be sent to the lab in other for your custom trays to  be made for you.

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The process of making my impressions were pretty easy and here is a video below showing you how I practically made them. https://simplystylebyj.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/IMG_7853.mov (Click the link to watch video on how I created my Teeth impressions for my trays)

My trays after they were sent to me.

To aid effective results, I had to quit using my teeth whitening toothpaste, brush with just water right before using the whitening gel add a quater syringe of the gel to my trays and commence the process between 45 mins-3 hrs a day. I usually did between 45 mins to an hour daily.

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Applying the Desensitizing Gel

The desensitizing gel was used to calm any sensitivity I felt right after a whitening session and I was informed by their agent that you can also apply coconut oil on those affected gum regions to help soothe any sensitivity.

BEFORE & AFTER 

My overall thoughts are that these products were easy to use if you follow the instructions carefully and I will say it has contributed immensely to not only maintaining a good set of teeth, but also giving my teeth this smooth, bright and white polished effect. Now I am even more confident in smiling all day because of Smile Brilliant

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My Neutrogena Collection.

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CAVEAT: I must say that I am in no way a skincare expert, neither do I have any training on skincare. This is just me sharing my daily/weekly routine.

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Body Oil, Multivitamin Booster and Whipped body balm.

I am a bigger believer and consumer of the Neutrogena Hydro Boost Collection because I have a dry skin and reach out for products that contain Hyaluronic Acid which is a hydrating element.

I have been using Neutrogena products since 2012 before the Hydro Boost Collection launched, and I can attest to these products working perfectly fine with my skin. The body oil has been in y collection since then, and I always mix it with the lotion or cream.

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Hydrogel Mask, Watergel Moisturiser, Overnight Mask and Hydrating Cleansing Gel.

However, there are other skincare products I use here and there but these are my constant, daily/weekly routine products that I use and will always be in my collection.

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Makeup Cleansing Towelettes and the Deep Clean Gentle Scrub.

The makeup cleansing towelette is super hydrating and moist. You can literally use just one to take away your makeup, leaving your skin hydrated. It doesn’t dry up your skin but adds moisture and hydration while you clean.

The gentle scrub is great on my skin because it is mild and can be used as a daily scrub. Its soft, smooth and rich in texture containing tiny beads.

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Liquid-lotion Sunscreen in SPF 30 & Ultra Sheer Body Mist in SPF 45

I enjoyed using these sunscreen in summer, especially the spray bottle as it makes it easier for application.

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Simply Chic!

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BCBG MAXAZRIA SWEATER DRESS.

Sharing how I styled one of my most comfortable sweater dresses by BCBG MAXAZRIA I found in Burlington! It is so chic, soft and absolutely comfortable. Sadly I have combed through their website and my affiliate links for this exact dress but can’t find it. I will link several ones below for you guys to shop.

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EXPRESSIONS NYC BAG.

I love this bag because it gives me this parisian vibes. It is vegan leather, neatly made and well structured. You can shop exact same bag HERE and it is called The Fulton St Flap Cross Body Bag. I will also link below a couple of different vegan leather bags for purchase option.

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MULES: THRIFTED

Although my mules were thrifted, I was able to find one with similar texture (suede) and heels  HERE The sleeves, length and slit on this dress compliments each other which gives more breathable room for my growing bump. My goal was to dress extremely comfortable while channeling my inner style and beauty.

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Styled with my fringe wig, and my Target Acrylic earrings by A New Day

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White in Summer.

Hello everyone hope you all are doing fine. This will be a short blog post, sharing one of my favorite dresses. First off, if you haven’t yet subscribed to my blog, kindly hit the follow button below on the right side of your screen and let’s stay connected.

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This white off-shoulder crinkled-ruched mini dress is an absolute buy and must have for summer. Easy to get in, enough elasticity around the boob area, which can give support to my sisters who love to go braless.

The sleeves comes with an elastic band at the elbow region, which makes it adjustable to your desired length.

I decide to style this dress with a chunky sneakers by SAM EDELMAN and you can shop the exact same one HERE and it’s perfect to create a simple brunch look.

I will link a couple of white dresses under $50 here. I love this one by MISSGUIDED and this by SHEIN and this is just great by BOOHOO

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Had to take a picture with this background because it created  good contrast with my white dress.

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This pair of sneakers is a stylish and comfortable one. I saw it and had to add it to my collection of shoes. It’s chunky, made of denim fabric and has a bit of rips around it. You can shop exact sneakers HERE It is so chic and stylish.

THIS is another cute Meena sneakers by Sam Edelman, if you prefer to check something different out.

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Hair clips are in, and they add a little style and cuteness to any and every hairstyle. Having a bad hair day? These pearl hair clips can add a twist to your hair.

You can shop same hair clips HERE HERE , different styles HERE and HERE

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A dainty necklace as a perfect choice for this dress, to compliment my pin earrings.

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Living off Skirts.

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It’s funny how I am African but can’t stand the heat wave here in America. It is humid, and super uncomfortable. I am 100% certain at this point that the sun and its humidity is definitely different than Nigeria.

Due to the discomfort summer brings, I decided to incorporate light weight skirts into my wardrobe for summer. If I need to wear trousers, I gravitate towards Palazo Pants or Culottes.

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This is an old skirt from seasons back I got from FOREVER21. Pretty sure it’s out but I will link something else HERE HERE

I was going for a Tan and Cream look, so I styled each individual item with the aim of achieving the color scheme. Shoes are STEVE MADDEN and you can shop same shoes HERE

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This statement necklace is a THRIFT find and it’s ANN TAYLOR!! going for $4!!!! The price at which I got it for is incredible, that’s why I love thrifting because it is a challenge for me to find quality items without a cost.

Top is a FOREVER21 (OLD)which works as a staple piece in my closet.

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Got my bag from Francesca’s and you can shop same one HERE

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