Beauty

Giveaway: L’Oreal Paris Summer’s Beauty Essentials!

Do you think you have all the beauty products you’ll need this summer? You do? Wrong! Come on ladies! There are a few things you’ll need for the rest of the summer. You’ll want to smell good first of all.  Then you’ll need something to make those eyes stand out, but will actually stay on. And you’re going to need to keep those lips looking soft and hydrated. Yes you’re going to need all that! And thanks to L’Oreal Paris you just might be one of the lovely ladies to win these summer beauty essentials. 

Beauty Buzz: L’Oreal Colour Riche in Club Prive

So here’s a big surprise…I’m super lazy when it comes to painting my nails. I don’t know why, but it just seems like the whole drying process takes forever with me. And I always dent them or mess them up. I’m kind of a klutz by-the-way. I had a few minutes to spare this weekend when I was in Las Vegas, so I decided to paint them. I used L’Oreal’s Coulour Riche nail lacquer in Club Prive ($5.99). My brother said it reminds him of pistachio ice cream…mmmmm…ice cream. It reminds me of blue cotton candy.

Giveaway: Limited Edition ghd Peacock Styler

You all know I chopped my hair off and it’s been glorious! I’ve cut my hair prepping time in half. Woot! Woot! Even thought it’s short, I still style it. My straightener and I are best buddies. Yup, we go way back. In fact, my “hair drawer” is filled with styling tools that I’ve had a while. Hmmm…If only there was a tool that would do the job of a straightener/flat iron, and curling iron. There is! And you’re going to get a chance to win a Limited Edition ghd styler!

Mary Kay Spring/Summer 2012 Trend Report Giveaway!

Yes, that’s me in all of my modeling glory. Sorry ladies, but that’s the best you’re going to get out of me…LOL! Last month, when I was invited to Washington D.C., Mary Kay offered to give me a celebrity makeover. Of course I said YES! The experience was…well…an experience. I’ve never been pampered like this and I’m definitely no model. But, that didn’t stop me from taking it all in!  Angie Escamilla, the stylist dressed me in Calvin Klein (top), Michael Kors (denim), and Rachel Roy (shoes). Celebrity Makeup Artist Luis Casco used products from Mary Kay’s Spring/Summer Trend Report . The same products that Mary Kay wants…

In Photos: Mary Kay’s Beauty Bar

Hello my loves! I hope you’re having an amazing week! I wanted to share a few pictures of the Mary Kay Beauty Bar we had at the Top Latina Blogger conference in Washington D.C.  We were allowed to try on any lip liner, lipstick, and lip gloss we wanted and in any color! It was like “Hi, what can I get you today?” Lip gloss please! LOL! I’m really impressed with their products! Especially, the Mary Kay® Creme Lipstick in Sunny Citrus. It’s my favorite right now. If you’re a Mary Kay fan, then you know what I’m talking about.…

Beauty Alert: Introducing ARTISTRY

One of the great things about blogging is the opportunity to learn about new and innovative beauty products. And I feel even better knowing I can share what I learn with you. Last week, I was invited, with a few other bloggers (Rachel of TheArtMuse.net and Yolanda of SassyMamainLA.com), to the legendary Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel for a VIP event by ARTISTRY. ARTISTRY is a beauty and cosmetic brand exclusively from Amway; which consists of basic skincare, age-defying skincare, whitening skincare, intensive treatments and luxury skincare, as well as cheek, lip, eye and face color. I had a chance to sit…

Review: SOHO’s 4-Piece Train Case

Guess who loves their SOHO 4-Piece Train Case? Meeeeee! Do you want to know why I love it? Well…let me tell you why. I travel a few times a month and taking my make up with me has kind of been a hassle. I can’t take my heavy train case with me when I’m flying. It weighs too much. But, I can take this with me. It’s so easy to pack! It’s part of their cosmetic bag collection. It’s a soft train case and it’s so awesome! Inside the case there are three separate organizable cases. I used it when…

Beauty Buzz: L’Oreal Paris EverCreme Hair Care

L’Oreal Paris has done it again…winning me over with the EverCreme hair care collection. This is especially for you ladies out there that are tired of fighting with dry hair. You know who you are. This collection stands out because it’s a Sulfate-Free Moisture System. If you’re like me, then you probably didn’t know that sulfates are very harsh on your hair and can leave the fibers dry, dull, lifeless, and weak. It’s also free of heavy waxes that can coat your hair and weigh it down. It’s also Paraben-Free (yay!) and 100% Vegan. I’ve been using the EverCreme Nourishing…

The Beauty of a Brush

Every time I pick up this brush I feel inspired. The “Power” Paddle Brush by Sarah Potempa reminds us why we (and our hair) are beautiful. The words “Empowerment, Ambition, Strength, Beauty, and Love” are proudly displayed on the back of the brush. It’s a great reminder at the start of each day.

Awesome iFabbo Posts (Leave A Comment, Get A Comment!)

This one goes out to all of my fellow fashion and beauty bloggers! I’m part of a really cool group named iFabbo, you can read more about it below. We’re a group of fashion and beauty bloggers and we’d love for you to join us! Please take a few minutes to read all about it and the links to other posts below. Let’s support each other! Also, I’d really love if you could share this post via Twitter. Happy reading! Welcome! We are delighted to be part of Monique’s Curves and Chaos blog, who is hosting Awesome Posts. For those…

Win TV Host’s Sabrina Soto’s Beauty Obsession of 2012!

Interior designer and HGTV star Sabrina Soto, has a beauty secret to keeping her eyelashes thick, long, and luscious without wearing false lashes! And it’s her beauty obsession for 2012. I think it’s my new beauty obsession. It’s L’Oreal Paris Voluminous False Fiber Lashes mascara. You already know I love it! Sabrina recently revealed, “I’m obsessed with L’Oreal Paris Voluminous False Fiber Lashes mascara. It’s fantastic to use when there is no time to use false eyelashes. It gives you the same appearance in one quick step!” – Sabrina Soto It has a combo of super-fine nylon and rayon fibers…

Dare to Try a Bold Eye?

Thanks to L’Oreal for sponsoring my post about my favorite beauty looks, tips and tricks! Check out Makeup.com for beauty advice from the experts. My name is Monique and sometimes I’m kind of a makeup wimp. I’ve always been a simple kind of girl, never stepping out my box. I’ve always stayed with neutral safe colors when it comes to eye shadow. Actually, I just started using eyeliner a few months ago. I know…I know. I’ve never claimed to be a make-up guru, just a girl experimenting. With the holiday season upon us, I know I’m going to be going…

Vote for your Favorite Beauty Brands of 2011!

Only 30 more days until 2012! I bet you haven’t thought about that huh? Well, whether we like it or not, it’s coming! The years may come and go, but our love for beauty products is forever. I mean…how many of you are faithful to one brand? What has worked for you and what hasn’t in 2011? Thinking about all of this made me even more curious than I normally am. Inquiring minds (like mine) really want to know! Please take a minute to answer my poll! I’ve included the top makeup and cosmetic brands, but I know there are…

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