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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

My Top 5 Selfie Tips / Giveaway

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with NEUTROGENA® and Latina Bloggers Connect.

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

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

Beauty Buzz: New from Estee Lauder

Aging skin is a reality, believe me I know. I’ve written about it and I’m currently witnessing it. The agonizing over wrinkles comes and goes. And depending on how you’re handling it, you may want to check out a few of these new anti-aging products from Estee Lauder.  Choose below from foundation, fighting blemishes, or an advanced eye treatment. Which of these new products will make your wish list?  Read more

How to Stay Cool and Refreshed This Summer

I’ll be the first person to admit I’m not a fan of the intense heat. But, I do love summer in Los Angeles, it’s not too unbearable (like other cities). Now, if it could stay 75 degrees the entire season—I’d be a happy Angeleno (we know it won’t). And since it seems like I’m always on-the-go lately, I have to make sure this chick stays cool and refreshed while I hit the streets. That means a bag of necessities and these summer tips (courtesy of Bottled Starbucks® Iced Coffee) that will beat the heat. Read more

Prevent these Summer Skin Problems

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I’ve never considered myself a delicate person when it comes to my skin, but the summer is starting to show it’s power. We’re only a few weeks in and I’m already dealing with a heat rash and ingrown hairs. What the what? I know it’s not only annoying, but sometimes it can be painful. When it comes to these summer skin problems, I know I’m not alone. Read more

My Sports Fan Life (& Twitter Party)

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To say I come from a family of sports fans would be a little bit of an understatement. You know I love my sports, but as a family we’re a little passionate. And now that the world’s largest soccer event is back, it’s kind of taken over our lives. No matter who we cheer for, sports always bring us together. Read more

For Him: Neutrogena Men

I am a Neutrogena Ambassador. This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with NEUTROGENA MEN® and Latina Bloggers Connect.

When it comes to grooming products for my hubby, I make sure that I do the shopping. If it was up to him, he’d buy the cheap and generic stuff. That’s fine for some, but I know that these products don’t work for his oily skin. They actually do more harm than good. That’s why I’m really happy for him to give the Neutrogena Men’s line a try. Read more

10 Summer Beauty Favorites

This summer I’m going to do everything I can, in the beauty department, to make this a carefree season of fun. This includes protecting my hair, skin, and nails. Yes, this is my idea of fun. I created a list of 10 summer beauty favorites that are definitely must-haves for me. Here’s to a hassle-free summer! Read more

Soccer Fan Frenzy! Easy Fútbol-Inspired Nails

Newsflash! I’m not a nail art pro. Come on…like you really thought I was. Oh well, that won’t stop me from showing off my soccer spirit with a little bit of nail polish. And since the world has fútbol fever right now, you’ll definitely fit in. As you’ll see below, you don’t have to be a pro to show off your country’s colors. It’s actually pretty easy. Read more