Best Moisturizer for Braid Outs? | Crown of Glory Loc N Moisture Butter Review | Video

I’m a big fan of braid outs. In fact, it’s how I style my hair practically every day! So, finding a great moisturizer to ensure soft, smooth results is vital for my natural hair routine.

Today, I’m giving a product review of the Crown of Glory Natural Hair Care Loc -N- Moisture Butter (formerly Whipped Shea Moisturizer) on my hair. Will it moisturize my curls? In my review, I share my thoughts and style my hair using the product!

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Meet Rebecca | Confidence Without Compromise #11

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Rebecca, Oklahoma

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Meet Rebecca. A content creator, vlogger, and storyteller. In today’s feature, Rebecca talks about living shamelessly for Christ and finding a new hope in Him.

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Are You Seeking Approval from Others or God? | Video

With social media, seeking success, relationships, and “adulting” in general, it’s easy to feel the pressure to follow the crowd. But we don’t have to fall under the comparison trap–Let’s get back to the Word! You can refocus, overcome temptation, follow your calling and live a life of obedience as God intended.

In today’s new YouTube video, I discuss this challenging question: Are you seeking to please the world or God?

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Best Skin Care Products for Combination Skin | Maintain Clear Skin, Treat Acne, and Reduce Hyperpigmentation

Cheers to the first skin care post on the blog! LizMargaret is all about finding our confidence and wholeness in God by building our faith. Caring for the body He gave us is also a great way to improve our confidence and live strong, healthy lives.

If you know me, you know I love discovering new ways to care for my skin. I have combination skin (mostly dry with an oily T-zone), so finding products that work for me can be challenging. I sometimes struggle with dryness, hyperpigmentation, and random breakouts.

After months of trying out several skin care lines, I’ve finally found a routine that works for my combination skin. By incorporating natural skin care products and keeping a consistent morning and night routine, my skin has improved and maintained its health over time.

Note: While this post looks long, it’s a quick read! I provide a brief overview on various skin care products and tips that I’ve learned. If you’re looking to tweak your skin care routine and are tired of searching through product reviews, this article is for you.

Keep reading for information and links to the products as well as a YouTube video where I explain how I use them!

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Don’t Doubt Your Value | Video

What defines your worth?

What you look like? What you have? What others think of you? How educated you are? Your first instinct might be to say no…but it can often feel the opposite.

Let’s change that.

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Understanding Your Season | Video

Life has different seasons. Times of joy, times of loss. Times of preparation, times of blessings. But what happens when our current season is tough? What is the purpose of difficulties and trials?

The Bible has a lot to say about seasons. In today’s YouTube video, I talk about how we can use God’s Word to identify our current season–and understand the beautiful transformation that can take place in our lives today!

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Day 14: I am your strength | Love Letters

Strength:

  1. Physical power and energy.
  2. The emotional or mental qualities necessary in dealing with situations or events that are distressing or difficult.
  3. A good or beneficial quality or attribute of a person or thing.

I know I’m not the only one who is completely lazy when it comes to charging my phone. A typical day involves me waiting until my battery hits 1% then scrambling to plug in my charger before my phone dies. Throughout the day, I notice my phone battery is draining over time, but I don’t make the effort to recharge it until the very last minute.

This seems silly (and inconvenient), yet we do it all the time!

We often act the same way when it comes to reaching out to God. We go about our everyday lives, using our power, our strength, our insight–then all of a sudden, we find ourselves running low. But before the crash–hopefully–we then remember God is there.

Before this realization happens, there’s usually damage that has been done. Stress, fatigue, doubt, worry, anger, and confusion. These emotions are the result of relying on yourself as your power source. These are the negative emotions that lead to rash decisions, mistakes, consequences, and eventually wanting to quit after all that you’ve experienced.

God’s love for you means He will help you endure. 1 Corinthians 16:13 (NKJV) instructs us, “Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong.” This verse doesn’t just tell us to be brave and be strong–it tells us to stand somewhere. In our faith. Ephesians 6:10 reminds us to be strong in the Lord and mighty in His power. We’re not told to simply be strong and mighty–we’re told strength is found in God and might in His power. Isaiah 26:4 tells us to trust in the Lord forever, for “in the Lord Jehovah is everlasting strength.”

This power we receive from God is in God–not just from Him. This means we find it by being plugged into Him. Similar to connecting a phone to a power source, we must connect ourselves to God to receive this power. When you unplug the phone, your device is no longer connected its the power source, and it will stop charging. When we unplug ourselves from God, we are no longer connected to our source, and we will no longer receive His power.

The beauty of relying on God is that His strength is unending. He doesn’t run out of strength, and He wants you to understand this. In Jeremiah 32:27 (NIV), He says, “I am the LORD, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?” In His Word, God reminds us that He is capable. Nothing can overtake Him. We need to get used to saying, I can’t. God can.

God can take you through it!

You don’t need to sustain your faith alone. You don’t need to maintain anything or anyone on your own. You can’t care for yourself by yourself.

Don’t inconvenience yourself by waiting to trust in God. Power is found in the Lord to cover you in every area. Your physical power and energy. Your emotional and mental ability to overcome hardship. Your helpful qualities and skills. God gives you strength, He develops your strengths, and He sustains your strengths.

Now is the time to partner with God in your life. The love you need is found in Him. God’s love for you is here today. Give your heart to Him, and let Him write an amazing story of your life. Rest in His promises. Know that He has more for you. He will meet your needs. He will secure you now and for eternity in heaven. With Him, you can accomplish more than you can ever accomplish on your own.

“But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” (Isaiah 40:31 NIV)

Love Letter 14

14 days of learning God’s love. Learn about the Love Letters here.

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Special Note: Thank you so much for joining me in the Love Letters series. Over these last two weeks, I’ve been challenged and pushed every day as I studied the Word to write these daily posts. I hope you’ve been encouraged and have learned about God’s love and purpose for you. I encourage you to revisit any letters for encouragement whenever you need it, and share them with others. Most importantly, go deeper. Seek God for yourself. Open the Bible, communicate with Him in prayer, and allow Him to lead you to discover His unique plan for your life. Let me know your thoughts on the series below!

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