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5 Sun Care Myths to Bust Now!

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Do you hear that? I think the beach is calling us? Have you already decided what swimsuit and sunglasses you’ll be rocking this summer? Do you have your sunscreen picked out already? I hope you do! Wait…before you even think about laying out in that sun, I want to make sure you’re not fooled by some of the sun care myths out there. Let’s bust a few right now! Read more

Desperately Seeking Stronger Hair?

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Neutrogena. Any opinions expressed in this post are true and my own.

True story…sometimes I just want to chop all of my hair off. Maybe go with something like a pixie cut. In my head, I think that things would be so much easier with short hair. I wouldn’t have to style it, damage it, and worry about split ends. Then, I see photos of myself with long hair and I fall back in love. And I remember that with products like Neutrogena’s Triple Repair line, I don’t have to worry about all that damage anymore. Read more

Curvy Girl Travels: Beauty Tips & Mary Kay Giveaway (closed)

Wow! It’s been a while since my last Curvy Girl Travels post. Sorry about that! There’s only one way I know how to make it up to you…that’s with a super cool giveaway courtesy of Mary Kay of course! I’m also going to pass on a few of my favorite travel beauty tips…which I’ve been using a lot lately. Hopefully, you can use them for your upcoming spring and summer travels. Read more

9 Essential Tips for a Healthy Scalp

Let’s be honest, when was the last time you thought about scalp care? I’ll admit I rarely give my own scalp any thought and how to properly take care of it. It’s not something that a lot of people talk about either and it’s really only a problem when you’re having issues. Well, we’re not going to remain clueless around here anymore. I reached out to Neutrogena® Dermatologist Dr. Leyda Bowes, for a few essential tips for a healthy scalp. Read more

Go Big or Go Home with L’Oreal Paris

 

I love the saying “Go big or go home.” It really is a testament to the measures we are willing to go to, to achieve what we want. You either do what you have to do, or just go home. It’s that simple. And that can pretty much go for anything in your life. But, what about your hair? Read more

3 Reasons Zoe Saldana is a Standout

I love when an actress stands out among the crowd. One who doesn’t follow the rules of Hollywood. And doesn’t fit the mold that the entertainment industry sets out for them. Zoe Saldana is that person to me. It makes perfect sense that L’Oreal Paris would name her their newest international spokesperson. Read more

Brightening Things Up with Bobbi Brown

Makeup should never be about covering things up. It should be about highlighting and celebrating the beautiful face you have. Is that a little too cheery for you on this spring day? Sorry, but I’m a in a very bright place right now— well, when it comes to my makeup I am. And thanks to some products Bobbi Brown sent me, it’s very easy to brighten things up when it comes to your makeup. Read more

The Day I was a Makeup Artist’s Assistant

You can ask professional and celebrity makeup artist Luis Casco, I’m not a very good assistant. He’ll probably say I did a good job, only because he loves me. Truth is, I was way too distracted by his talent to even do much assisting! I was so busy taking photos and tweeting, as you’ll see below. Never mind that fact, that I can barely do my own makeup. Read more

Sensitive Skin? Nourish it with a Simple Moisturizer

I will admit right off the bat that I don’t necessarily deal with sensitive skin on a daily basis. But, I know a lot of you live with sensitivity to skincare products, red patches on your skin, itchy skin, dryness, and blemishes (to name a few). And if I can offer you any relief, I will try! Simple Skincare sent me two of their latest moisturizers that were made for you and your sensitive skin. Read more