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Join Me and Make the Pledge! How to Donate Your Hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths

Disclosure: This is a sponsored and heartfelt collaboration with Pantene.

When my aunt was battling breast cancer, she lost her hair due to the chemotherapy. But, that didn’t stop her from being her fabulous self! With a smile that lit up any room she walked into, she wore beautiful scarves and wide brim hats instead of the wigs they offered her. Turns out she didn’t like how fake the wigs looked. That was a long time ago, way before the launch of the Pantene Beautiful Lengths campaign. Read more

Beauty Buzz / Clinique Chubby Stick Cheek and Lip Balm

When it comes to my cheeks and my lips, I try not to use makeup that’s going feel heavy and thick. I love wearing light and sheer makeup year round. As I was going through some products I received to review, I came across a package I forgot to open. Don’t ask me how that happens. I opened it to find Clinique Chubby Stick Cheek Colour Balm and Clinique Chubby Stick Baby Tint Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm. Two balms that are made for the sheer makeup lovers out there. Here’s a quick Beauty Buzz report!  Read more

I Took the Dove Silky Hair Dare

Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and Dove.

Maybe you should only read this post if you really want silky soft hair—just saying. Personally, I’m a big fan. I’m that one person who’s always touching and running their fingers through their hair. And I love testing out different products to see what will and won’t work. So, when Dove contacted me and asked me if I wanted to take their Silky Hair Dare and try out the new Dove Pure Care Dry Oil collection—I was immediately interested. Read more

Stressed Out Skin? Take the Skin Wellbeing Survey

When it comes to our skincare, there are so many things to take into consideration. But, do you ever think about your skin’s wellness? It’s not only about what you’re putting on your face and into your body, but it’s also how you’re emotionally treating your skin. I was recently invited to the #NoMakeupWakeup event with Simple Skincare and I had a chance to meet one of their experts Dr. Josie Howard. We discussed the relationship between stress, emotional wellbeing, and skin health (psychodermatology). We were asked to take her Skin Wellbeing Survey and I just knew I had to share it with all of you! Read more

Beauty Buzz / Urban Decay Pulp Fiction

If you haven’t seen the movie Pulp Fiction, I’m going to need you to stop what you’re doing and watch it. Then come back to this post and check out the latest Limited Edition Urban Decay collection. The Quentin Tarantino movie is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary this year, do you feel old yet? The collection, one that I’m going to use every day this fall, is a based on the look of one of my favorite characters in the movie—Mrs. Mia Wallace. Read more

A Night with Katy Perry

There’s just something about Katy Perry’s songs. They’re so catchy. You hear them once and they’re just stuck in your head all day. “I got the eye of the tiger, a fighter, dancing through the fire Cause I am a champion and you’re gonna hear me roar…” Yeah, that was me days after CoverGirl invited me to attend her Los Angeles concert. And to make the night cooler, I even got the chance to meet her! Read more

How to Repair Damaged Hair (and Fall Hair Tips)

Although it feels like a million degrees here in Los Angeles, summer is coming to an end. More than likely, we have hair that’s been damaged from all things summer related. As a Neutrogena Ambassador, I have access to all kinds of cool and helpful beauty information. And not just information, but professionals in the industry. Like, hair stylist Sam Leonardi (who’s super nice by-the-way). I had a chance to ask him a few questions on how to repair damaged hair, misconceptions, and even tips for the upcoming fall season. Read more

Get the NYFW Look / AVEDA for Novis

I don’t know about you, but when I think of Aveda, I instantly think of hair products. I don’t know why I always forget they have a makeup line! It must be my old age. Well, Aveda Global Artistic Director for Makeup Janell Geason, created a really fresh and elegant spring look for the Spring/Summer 2015 Novis at New York Fashion Week. Once again, I’ve included the steps below, so you can try this Aveda for Novis look yourself! Read more

Get the NYFW Look / AVEDA for Ann Yee

Can you believe New York Fashion Week has come and gone?!? Normally, I’m all over the fashion that hits the runway, but this year I’ve been a little more inspired on the beauty side. And thanks to Aveda, who is sharing the beauty looks they created for NYFW, you’ll be able to get these looks yourself. First up, is a super achievable wavy pony tail that I’m definitely going to try and recreate. Read more

Trying Out the Latest Products from L’Oreal Paris

It’s no secret that I’m not a makeup artist…not even close. But, that doesn’t mean I don’t like experimenting and playing with makeup. And that’s exactly what I did a few days ago. In this post I’m trying out the latest products from L’Oreal Paris. You can say, I had my own little private makeup session with what they sent me! Read more

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