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COVERGIRL MTV VMA’s Pre-Party w/ Becky G and Jessie J

COVERGIRL knows how to throw a party. Last night, they kicked off the MTV Video Music Awards with a pre-party featuring performances by Becky G and Jessie J. Yes, they are not only “Easy, Breezy, and Beautiful,” but they’re both extremely amazing performers. Total girl power! Watch the video I took of them both performing at the end of this post, which includes a cover of Katy Perry’s “California Gurls” and “Bang Bang!” Read more

Beauty Buzz: Epic Blend Lip Balm

Finding the right lip balm can kind of be a pain in the butt for me. I’m not super picky, I just want one that works. I need moisturized lips, that aren’t sticky, too fragrant, and doesn’t need to be reapplied every hour. One that’s colorless and can be applied under my lipstick if needed. Is that too much to ask? Nope! I’ve found that one and my lips are super excited about it. Read more

Fight the Frizz in 5 Simple Steps / Video

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Alberto VO5®.

Oh frizzy hair…what did I ever do to deserve you? It’s not that I don’t love your natural quirkiness, but sometimes a girl wants sleek and shiny hair. It’s true…I do! That’s why I was so quick to partner with legendary hair care brand Alberto VO5®. They have a five step system that is not only super easy to follow, but is also very affordable. This sounds like music to my ears, my wallet, and my hair! Besides, August is “National Anti-Frizz Month,” we have to commemorate it somehow! Read more

7 Back-to-School Fashion Trends You Can Wear

Sigh…I miss school. Yes, I’m one of those people. I love history, writing papers, researching, and all of that good stuff. But, one of my favorite things ever was the back-to-school shopping. Well, just because we’re adults and no longer in school, doesn’t mean we have to necessarily miss out on the fun. We can go out and do a little shopping for ourselves! Here are seven back-to-school fashion trends that even we can wear. Read more

My Top 5 Selfie Tips / Giveaway

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Let me start by saying, I never thought I’d write a post giving you tips on how to take a selfie. Seriously, I didn’t. But, after some thought I realized I’ve been taking selfies since I can remember. Even before cell phones could take photos. Yes, that was a loooooong time ago. And if you ever left your camera laying around, odds are when you developed your pics, there would be a few of me taking silly selfies. Today, they are a part of our cell phone culture. And I want to share my five favorite tips on how to rock them! Read more

5 Easy Ways to Take Care of Your Skin / Guest Post

Taking care of your skin is easier than you might think. Ever since I began following a skincare routine (and stuck to it), I’ve noticed a great change that makes the extra effort totally worth it. Today, I’m sharing five easy ways to take care of your skin. Read more

Fashion Tips for Lazy Girls / Guest Post

Hey everyone! I’m Maya from Mayainthemoment.com! Monique asked me to guest post this week and of course I had to say YES! Since I’m a fashion “n00b”, I consider myself  a “lazy girl,” which is basically someone who is low maintenance when it comes to all things fashion. This summer I went through an experience that pushed me out of my comfort zone and forced me to dress up! Check out that story in the video below along with my own fashion tips for lazy girls! Read more

Rocking Latino Fashion Week with the Tu Vida App

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When it comes to Latinos in fashion, you can’t help but think of designers like Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, or even Isabel Toledo. They may be the biggest names in fashion today, but do you ever think about how they got their start? This is why I love events like Latino Fashion Week (LFW). They are created to introduce us to emerging and talented Latino designers. Fresh off their Dallas show, LFW came to Los Angeles! I was invited on behalf of the new Tu Vida app, to check out and share my experience. Read more