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My ULTA Holiday Gift List

If you’re a beauty lover or have one on this year’s gift list, there’s no way in the world you should pass up a shopping trip at ULTA. Hello! It’s like the beauty emporium of all beauty stores. You will find whatever you need here. Unless you’ve been locked in a basement somewhere and you don’t know about them, let me be the one to introduce you. I just went shopping for a few holiday gifts and it was awesome. In fact, I’m headed back this weekend to finish up the rest of my list. Read more

Get Your Holiday Beauty Look Together with Neutrogena (Video)

I received compensation to host a Twitter party with Latina Bloggers Connect and Neutrogena. However, I was not compensated to share or participate in the Neutrogena Holiday Beauty video. All opinions are my own.

Forgive me as I continue to bask in all that is the holidays here on my blog. This includes the beauty side of things. And with a few holiday parties (including a Neutrogena Twitter Party) on my agenda this week, I’m thinking I have to get my holiday beauty look together. One that’s bright and cheery, of course.  Read more

Beauty Buzz: Artistry Youth Xtend Skincare Collection

Let’s talk skincare people. I don’t know about you. But, it is something I think about as I near the end of my 30’s. It’s hard to not be consumed by the fine lines and wrinkles that start to develop as we age. I’m only being honest here. But, like everything else in life—I accept it as a part of who I am and who I’m becoming. And as your personal guinea pig, I like to carefully try out skincare products that might be of benefit for you. Read more

My Tips for Luminous Fall Skin

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Is your skin stuck in a rut? I feel like my face has it’s moments. It’s so temperamental, especially when I don’t take care of it.  And now that it’s fall (with winter on the way), it’s going to be a little harder to get that luminous skin we all want. But, it is possible. Here are my tips for luminous fall skin. Read more

Beauty Buzz: Mary Kay At Play Collection

Who loves to play when it comes to makeup? I see you raising your hand! I truly believe that life is way too short to not have fun. Yes, even when it comes to your makeup. You can mix things up with your daily look, just by adding a little color—especially during the fall and winter months. Mary Kay definitely had this in mind when they created their new Mary Kay At Play collection.  Read more

Dove Clear Tone: I Don’t Leave Home Without It! (closed)

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What’s the one daily beauty routine you just can’t skip? And if you did, you’d feel totally weird all day? If you’re thinking deodorant, then you and I are on the same page! There’s no denying it. If I don’t apply deodorant in the morning, my entire day has just been ruined! Read more

Beauty Buzz: L’Oreal Paris Excellence Creme

It’s been months since I last dyed my hair. And it was years before that. I’ve always been so hesitant to color my own hair, because I was worried about damaging it. But, we all know that today’s hair dyes have evolved. It’s all about amazing permanent hair color that you can conveniently use in the comfort of your own home. Read more

A Spotlight Moment, Luminous Skin, and #MujerDove Twitter Party

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Last week, I hit a rare moment of extreme nervousness, with zero confidence. I attended a small dinner with a very influential CEO and President of a global company. Why would I be nervous? Thanks for asking…because, I didn’t know a soul there and I didn’t know what to expect. Turned out it was an amazing, inspiring, and a definite spotlight moment! Read more

Beauty Buzz: 15 Black Eyeshadows

Halloween is almost here!! I’m soooooo not ready. I’m too busy here…blogging about beauty products. Of course, I do it because I love you. Duh! And since the web is currently obsessed with all things October 31st, so am I. All I want to do is wear black eyeshadow….which I only save for special occasions. Read more

Let’s Get Red Carpet Ready! (closed)

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Whenever I think of the red carpet, the glitz and glamour is the first thing that comes to mind. I never think about the time or cost it used to take me to prepare my head to toe look. Today, I’ve got it down to a science—I’m really quick about it. And I know that I don’t actually have to step down this coveted carpet to be considered “red carpet ready.”  Read more