Beauty Buzz: China Glaze’s Spring 2011 Nautical-Inspired Colors

Although, we are still in the middle of winter, it’s never too early to start thinking about spring! Especially, when China Glaze brings us 12 amazing colors like these in their new nautically-inspired collection. “These bold and confident brights are reminiscent of a carefree natural getaway, with soft ethereal hues that inspire leisurely thoughts of sand and sea.”-China GlazeColors in the collection include:· Life Preserver: Highly pigmented and luxurious poppy crème. · Hey Sailor: Vibrant…

COVERGIRL 50th Anniversary Red Carpet Looks!

This year, beauty giant COVERGIRL cosmetics commemorates its 50th anniversary and that every woman is a COVERGIRL!Last night, I had the extreme honor of being an honorary COVERGIRL by attending an exclusive “Primping Party” and Hollywood Red Carpet party! Don’t worry my full recap is coming soon! But, I did want to share the looks that COVERGIRL’s Queen Latifah, Taylor Swift, Drew Barrymore, Ellen DeGeneres, and Dania Ramirez were rocking on the red carpet as…

Curvy Girl Travels: Ringing in 2011 by “The Bay”

I’ve always lived by the idea of how you ring in the new year will dictate what the upcoming year will be like for you. So, of course I make sure I’m traveling or with family and friends. This year I headed up to San Francisco with my hubby, little brother, cousins, and my best friends. I love that city and the whole “living by the bay” atmosphere. I am also a huge fan of…

Bag on a Budget?

2011 has started off with a bang for me! How about you? We are five days into this new year and I’m wondering if you’ve stuck to any of your resolutions. Is saving money one of them? I’m with you on that one; that’s why this year will be all about shopping on a budget. I started that resolution a little early as I planned my New Year’s Eve trip to San Francisco. I found…

A quick note…

Tomorrow is New Years Eve and I am going on a mini-vacation. So, I will be M.I.A. For a few days. I am sorry to report I don’t have a best of 2010 anything, but that doesn’t mean I don’t care. I think 2010 was very awesome! And I am definitely looking forward to what 2011 has to offer. I want to thank all of you for reading Curves and Chaos and always leaving me…

Beauty Review: Pantene’s Restore Beautiful Lengths ‘Smoothing Balm’

We’re all looking for that one product that will make our hair not only stronger, but will also give it that brilliant shine. And if there’s one thing we all deal with, it’s the havoc that our daily styling routines do to our hair. Whether it’s blow drying, curling, or flat ironing; we do a lot of heat related damage to our luscious locks. I have always been a Pantene user, it always provided great…

The Shopping Diaries: Last Minute Shopper

With only three days left until New Year’s Eve, I’ve been on the hunt for something to wear. I’ve purchased and returned like a mad woman. I’ve had a dress for a while that I was going to wear, but I tried it on the other night and it just didn’t look right. So, I headed out Sunday looking for an outfit. Isn’t that the story of my shopping life? I’m a last minute shopper.…

What I Wore: Christmas Weekend

Happy Holidays!! I hope you all had a fantabulous Christmas! I had an amazing time with my family.Christmas Eve was spent with the in-laws. This is the outfit I wore (left). I wore this Lane Bryant tunic, which is on sale now FYI. An H&M scarf , Bali leggings, Lane Bryant bracelets & earrings, and Kensie shoes.I wanted to keep it comfy and I’ve been dying to wear these shoes again. I wore my amazing…

Behind the Scenes of Torrid’s Spring Collection

Maybe we should call it Video Thursday around here! Here’s one from Torrid featuring my girl Denise Bidot. She’s super sweet and beautiful! Love this girl. You should definitely check her out. It’s a behind the scenes look at their spring collection. Which look is your fave?I am also throwing Torrid’s video featuring the 2010 House of Dreams winners.

“Boost Your carma” Carmakoma’s New Film

Carmakoma, an amazing a retailer out of Denmark, has debuted another film to empower the curvy woman. “Boost Your carma” features a modern day Marilyn Monroe in their Spring/Summer 2011 designs.Size is a number – confidence a choiceThe new film ”Boost your carma” is a vivid illustration of the tendency that curvy women all over the world no longer will accept the perception that beauty equals skinny. In an aesthetical manner the film breaks with…

Last Minute Gift Ideas under $40

Hey last minute shoppers…I tried my best to stay away from giving you gift ideas. But, this Christmas lover couldn’t help herself. I found a few items for that special person on your list all under $40! Yes, a true bargainista always finds her deals, even during the holidays. Hmmm…maybe this is my wish list. What do you think? Which item would you take home? For the FashionistaAlexander McQueen by Kristin KnoxUrban Outfitters$29For the LoungerFaux…

Review: Cacique’s Smooth Satin No-Wire Bra

You know as well as I do, that finding the perfect bra is torture! It can not only be annoying, but it can be expensive and time consuming. I have been on the hunt for a wireless bra, that was not only affordable, but that actually “held up” its end of the bargain…if you know what I mean. And by that I mean, the bra has to offer great support. Duh!I’ve had enough with wearing…

Holiday Dress Giveaway #6: Fashion To Figure

We are on the last dress of the Holiday Dress Giveaway! I can’t believe it! Dress #6 is courtesy of the always trendy and affordable Fashion To Figure. One lucky reader will win the Lurex Ruffle Tier Dress (1X-3X). Adoring the Roaring 20’s vibe!I think the thing I love most about this design is the versatility. You can dress it up or down if you want. Don’t you love clothes with options? If I had this dress I…