My Favourite Influencer Finds – Peanut Butter Fingers

Oh influencers. It’s an odd job, a cool job, a semi-mysterious job, an usually misunderstood job and a job that may blow up with web with product suggestions, new enjoyable finds and self-proclaimed “necessities” we by no means knew we wanted.

Influencer Favorites

Although I’ll have firms I work with consult with me as an “influencer” every so often, it’s a title I don’t actually determine with all that a lot as a result of, at my core, I really feel like I’m and at all times shall be “only a blogger.” You guys know I’ve combined emotions about social media and my position in it as a result of I began running a blog again earlier than Instagram or TikTok even existed. I’ve embraced it but in addition given myself a free go to strategy Instagram from extra of a  “passion” perspective despite the fact that it’s a actually vital a part of my enterprise as of late. (Increasingly more firms solely wish to collaborate by means of social media and I’m simply over right here like, “Lengthy stay blogs!! They’re the perfect!”) Running a blog is my real love due to my love for writing, the flexibility to make significant connections with you guys and the decade-plus relationships I’ve with so lots of you.

That being mentioned, I DO observe an honest variety of influencers who’ve parlayed Instagram into their main jobs. They’re ON IT and share Instagram Tales all day daily with hyperlinks to so many merchandise that generally I’m like, “Um, okay, sufficient, I would like a break,” and different instances I’m like, “Oh wait, that’s superior… add to cart.” It’s a combined bag, I’m tellin’ ya. And when you have combined feelings about social media and the comparability entice and influencers, I’m proper there with ya.

I might chat concerning the professionals and cons of social media and influencers all day lengthy however I’ve already rambled greater than I supposed and may most likely get to the “meat” of as we speak’s weblog publish! A month or so in the past on Instagram I posted a query field asking you guys to submit your favourite influencer finds you’ve purchased based mostly on influencer suggestions which have lived as much as the hype. Your responses had been so fascinating to learn and I had a TON of you ask me to avoid wasting the responses so should you’re curious, you could discover all of them in this highlight on Instagram.

I additionally had quite a lot of of you ask me to share my private tackle well-liked influencer finds I’ve bought and ended up loving. At present’s weblog publish particulars the finds I couldn’t resist which have really lived as much as the influencer hype. I’d love to listen to extra about objects you’ve purchased and liked because of influencer suggestions within the feedback part as properly should you’d wish to share!

My Favourite Influencer Finds

Tarte Shape Tape was overestimated by so many influencers because the “holy grail of concealers” nevertheless it wasn’t till I had a good friend of mine in actual life advocate it to me that I gave it a shot. The promise of “full protection” had me frightened it might look too cakey and unnatural nevertheless it’s a really buildable concealer that can provide you gentle (however nonetheless thorough) protection or very full protection that adequately hides redness, darkish spots, and so on. I’ve been a fan for years and don’t see my love for these items waning anytime quickly.

Gahhh discuss a WAY over-hyped model! Barefoot Dreams blankets appeared to virtually be a required merchandise on influencer and blogger reward guides for some time there. However guess what? They’ve popped up on a bunch of my reward guides, too, as a result of they majorly stay as much as the hype. Barefoot Desires nailed the right blanket material and weight and the blankets are such an exquisite reward to obtain and provides as a result of they’re mushy, cozy and never too heavy, making them usable year-round. (I truthfully journey with mine on street journeys!)

I additionally love my Barefoot Dreams cardigan and put on it round the home once I don’t wish to put on a gown and adore it as a result of it’s simply so heat and wonderful. It seems like an enormous hug. And don’t even get me began on the Barefoot Dreams socks. I legit get giddy once I put a pair on my ft within the winter months. They one way or the other ship a sign to my mind that it’s time to unwind and get cozy and heat as a result of I do know that when a pair of those sock go on my ft, I’m not going to go away the home anytime quickly.

I resisted the Stanley tumbler HARD after which caved and located myself completely loving it. It’s formally my go-to tumbler for water as of late and shortly grew to become considered one of my most-used influencer finds. I believe this tumbler has the hype it does as a result of it checks so many containers. It has a deal with (a snug deal with!), suits in a cup holder, retains liquids chilly or scorching for an extended period of time and the rotating lid means that you can use it with a straw, with no straw or totally lined for journey. I’ve the 30 ounce size nevertheless it’s accessible in a 40-ounce size as properly. Value mentioning: Simply Modern not too long ago got here out with a much less expensive model of this tumbler and I adore it as properly!

Department Fundamentals is extremely really useful within the non-toxic/clear dwelling nook of the web and as soon as I ordered the starter pack for myself, there was no turning again. I’ve been utilizing Department Fundamentals since 2019 and swear by their focus for every part from laundry and all-purpose cleansing spray to foaming hand cleaning soap, rest room cleaner, ground cleaner, window and glass cleaner and extra. (It’s even protected sufficient to dilute and use as a wash for recent produce. Loopy, proper!?)

To make use of Department Fundamentals merchandise, you merely pour the quantity of concentrate famous on the bottle into the designated bottle (I really like their glass bottles and the truth that they’re refillable!) and fill the remainder with water. It couldn’t be any simpler and I at all times have the focus available so I by no means run out of cleansing merchandise once I want them most. Extra advantages of the focus: It’s plant and mineral based mostly, freed from dangerous preservatives, not examined on animals, human-safe and fragrance-free. (In the event you like just a little scent in your cleansing, including important oils is at all times an choice!) If you wish to give it a attempt, my affiliate link will get you 15% off all starter kits (aside from the trial package).

My mother was ON IT and purchased Ryder a subscription to those play kits earlier than I heard a single influencer discuss them. It took precisely one supply from LOVEVERY for me to rave about their play kits as a result of the standard of the toys is unparalleled. The play kits include a number of the solely toys we’ll be saving as a result of they an exquisite for encouraging inventive, imaginative play. Each single play package we’ve acquired has been a success with our boy! For these unfamiliar with LOVEVERY, the play kits embody developmentally acceptable toys for infants and kids (newborns to four-years-old) and I whole-heartedly advocate them to anybody with younger kids.

Travel mirrors had been a type of objects I noticed throughout Instagram some time again and I figured one would turn out to be useful now and again. I initially used it after we traveled and thought it was so good to have the ability to do my make-up exterior of a small lodge rest room. (It’s particularly fantastic on ladies’ journeys when mirrors are a scorching commodity!) Today, my journey mirror is one thing I exploit virtually each day! I prop my journey mirror up on the kitchen counter and use it to do my make-up because the boys eat breakfast within the morning. (Observe: I’ve the Vanity Planet travel mirror however this Amazon version has fantastic opinions and appears virtually an identical.)

When this influencer fav ELEMIS cleansing balm popped up on the Amazon Prime Day preview sale, I figured it was price a attempt to added it to my cart. What lastly satisfied me? The appliance course of simply sounded so distinctive. To make use of this cleaning balm, you rub it throughout your face after which use a moist wash material to wipe your make-up and the dust of the day away. The entire course of sounded oddly luxurious and enjoyable and I’m pleased to report that utilizing this cleaning balm on the finish of the day feels nourishing, hydrating and wonderful. Making use of the balm feels virtually spa-like and as somebody who finds washing my face form of tedious, it’s good to have a product available that I genuinely sit up for utilizing on the finish of the day. I nonetheless favor my common cleanser within the bathe (this one or this one) however have been loving this for laundry my face on the finish of the day.

I first ordered this sunscreen throughout their spring sale just a few years in the past when a bunch of influencers had been recommending it and was really blown away. We’re die-hard Supergoop followers in our home and use a number of of their merchandise all yr lengthy. We particularly love the Supergoop! Play Everyday Lotion SPF 50 and purchase the enormous 18-ounce dimension each spring since we undergo SO MUCH sunscreen all summer time lengthy. I LOVE the pump that comes with the 18-ounce dimension as a result of it makes making use of sunscreen to a few energetic children just a little simpler. You might take a look at extra of my Supergoop! favs in this post should you’re !

I do know there are one million Amazon dupes on the market for these leggings however for my part you can’t beat the unique lululemon align leggings. The material is snug sufficient to sleep in and these leggings are a dream throughout being pregnant and the postpartum interval of life. They’re nonetheless the leggings I attain for most frequently above all different leggings and majorly stay as much as all the influencer hype. I first found them once I was pregnant with Ryder and there was no turning again! (Observe: My favourite aligns are the super high rise align leggings you may solely get on-line as a result of they hit increased on my waist which I recognize as somebody with an extended torso.)

The Nugget sofa for teenagers was clearly past well-liked final yr across the holidays as a result of we couldn’t discover one in inventory to order for our boys. After just a little little bit of analysis into rivals, I discovered the Foamnasium version from Pottery Barn Kids and it ended up being a slam dunk for our boys! The cushions from this sofa are extremely versatile and can be utilized in a myriad of how. Our boys have used them to create forts, caves, impediment programs, animal conceal outs, studying nooks, race tracks with super-long ramps and extra. They’re wonderful for cultivating imaginative play and I can’t advocate them sufficient!

Additionally, it must be famous that the cushions might be eliminated and handled for any stains and messes. I’ve first hand expertise with this and might say with confidence that the material is nice for teenagers!

Just a little greater than a yr in the past it felt like ILIA Magnificence took over Instagram and clear magnificence “should have” lists. The extra I examine ILIA’s Super Serum Skin Tint, the extra it appeared like a product I’d love and I couldn’t resist giving it a attempt. There’s a studying curve with this product and as soon as I really learn the appliance directions (it applies lighter than you suppose you want and wishes 30-60 seconds to soak up into the pores and skin to regulate to its true shade), I used to be offered. It feels wonderful on my pores and skin and is a magnificence product I genuinely sit up for making use of to my face each for the protection and SPF but in addition for the truth that I really feel prefer it’s enhancing my pores and skin because of Hyaluronic Acids, plant-based Squalane, and Niacinamide that work collectively to even tone, soften fantastic strains and imperfections and plump the pores and skin.

Query of the Day

Have you ever bought one thing that an influencer really useful that lived as much as the hype? Please share!