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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)

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

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

Let’s Get ‘Urban Decay Naked’ this Summer

Summer is almost officially here! Seriously, can this year stop flying by? It may be moving at a pace faster than we like, but at least bright and sunny days are here. I know you guys love that! I also know you guys love your Urban Decay Naked collection and they have what you want to perfect your summer beauty routine. Read more

It’s Time to Reveal Your Best Self


I’m not perfect. Sometimes I have confidence issues at the most random moments. I frequently question myself. And I have body parts that I like to hide. I guess you can say I’m perfectly imperfect and I’m OK with that. I’m here to share with you what some might call “faults.” I’ve embraced them. That’s why I’m taking Nair’s pledge to “Reveal Your Best Self.” Will you? Read more

Dermatologist Q&A: Tips for Aging Skin

Let’s be honest with ourselves for a minute. Whether we like it or not, our skin is aging right now. Seriously, as I’m typing this, a wrinkle is probably forming. But, that’s OK! It’s a part of life and something we all are going to go through. But, that doesn’t mean I have to sit in the dark when it comes to what’s good and bad for my skin. Especially at this point in my life. I reached out to Lubriderm’s first Hispanic Board Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Maria Patricia Rivas to answer a few of my questions and give us her tips for aging skin.  Read more

5 Sun Care Myths to Bust Now!

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

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