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Plus-Size Skinny Jeans for Every Budget

Shout out to Helena, a fellow blogger over at PinkGuayoyo.com for inspiring this post. She asked me on Twitter what some of my favorite plus-size skinny jeans were. Then I realized, this is not the first time someone one has asked me that question. So, I set out to do a little research and see what the internet had to offer us in the skinny jean department.  Read more

Say Goodbye to Dry Winter Hands

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

I know I’ve said a million times how much I love colder weather. Of course, there are some downsides to it. One that I honestly can not stand is what it does to my hands. I am that person who is tortured with dry, cracking, and itchy hands in the winter. Yup, that’s me. My big ol’ paws (courtesy of my dad and I wouldn’t have it any other way) are not happy when dealing with chilly weather. I can happily say goodbye to the torture because I’ve discovered Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream and took their 7-day challenge. Read more

9 Sweater Styles for the Season

I’m happy to report that it’s finally starting to feel like sweater weather around here. You don’t even know how happy that makes me. I’m a huge fan of chilly weather. I know you East Coasters probably think I’m crazy, but when you live in L.A. it’s not something you’re used to. This gloomy day helped me realize that it’s time to stock up on cozy sweaters. Read more

Shea Moisture Superfruit Complex 10-in-1 Renewal System / Giveaway (Closed)

Are you a fan of Shea Moisture? I know there are a lot of you out there who are! I’ve heard the buzz about this brand, but I’ve never tried it. Just so you know, if you aren’t interested in soft and vibrant hair, you might as well just stop reading this post right now. I was sent a few pieces from the Shea Moisture Superfruit Complex 10-in-1 Renewal System to try out. And I can say I’m impressed with how great it works…I can’t stop touching my hair. Read more

Breaking the (Plus-Size) Fashion Rules

Aren’t you sick and tired of people telling you what you shouldn’t wear as a plus-size woman? I know I am. There are a lot of fashion rules out there, but of course there are some that are specifically targeted to us. You may or may not follow them, and that’s up to you. Just so you know, I’m not following anyone’s fashion rules except my own. Read more

This is my Makeup Life (and All My Fails)

It’s no secret that I’m not a makeup professional. I wasn’t even allowed to wear makeup until I was 17, although that didn’t stop me from wearing it at school and taking it off before I got home. My mom never showed me how to wear it and what not to do. In fact, my makeup life has been one stumbling block after another. Learning as I go. Read more

Change is Good

Blame it on the seasons…hormones…or just boredom. I’m hoping to make a few small changes around here. Nothing too drastic. I wouldn’t want to run you off or anything. I guess you can say I’m evolving in this crazy world of blogging. You may have already noticed that if you’ve been around since the beginning of Curves and Chaos. Read more

Simple Sugar Skull Makeup Look with Urban Decay

By now you’ve seen a lot of people painting their faces like sugar skulls in honor of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). These calaveras de azúcar are sweets that are normally sold in Mexico in the days and weeks leading up to the Mexican holiday—November 1-2. Urban Decay sent me some a few of their products to help create my own simple sugar skull makeup look. Read more

Last Minute Halloween Costume Tips

It’s the night before Halloween! Are you ready? If you’re reading this, then you’re probably not. I don’t know about you, but I’m not the kind of person who plans their costumes weeks (or months) in advance. So, let’s hurry up and get to the last minute Halloween tips! Read more

DIY Plus-Size Halloween Costume / Marilyn Monroe

Halloween is only a few days away! If you’re scrambling for last minute costume ideas, why not consider dressing up as Marilyn Monroe? I started thinking of glamorous Hollywood actresses and she immediately came to mind. Why wouldn’t she? She’s as iconic as they come! I found a really great makeup tutorial, that will help you create her trademark beauty look. And I even found a few pieces to help inspire an outfit from the 1950’s. Read more

Personal Style Doesn’t Have To Be Hard

When we were little, we played “dress-up.” We ran around in clothes that made us feel amazing. We could care less about what other people thought of us. We were young, free-spirited, and had an imagination that ran wild. As we got older things changed. We are now self-conscious, confined by society’s views of what is considered beautiful, and we realize we are not the little kids we once were. The minute we became adults our personal style instantly became questionable and judging eyes were upon us. Read more