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The Art of Pampering with Ziba Beauty

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Last week I had the rare treat of being pampered by Ziba Beauty. Ziba prides itself on bringing authentic Eastern beauty to the modern world. They offer a wide range of spa services, such as manicures, pedicures, eyebrow threading, brow lift massage and brow shaping at reasonable prices. Ziba Beauty has given itself a brand new look, complete with a fresh and modern renovation and I had the chance to experience it all. Read more

Face Forward with e.l.f. Cosmetics

When it comes to drugstore makeup brands, some of you might be a little hesitant about using them. I may have been one of those people when it came to e.l.f. Cosmetics (eyes lips face). I thought—”It’s so inexpensive, it must not work.” In case you’re wondering, sometimes I love being wrong. I took a chance and grabbed the e.l.f. Studio Mineral Infused Face Primer and e.l.f. Studio Flawless Finish Foundation. Here’s what I thought about them. Read more

NYFW Nails with Morgan Taylor

When models strut down the New York Fashion Week runway, the nails are the last thing you’re paying attention to. That’s why I wanted to share these Morgan Taylor Lacquer looks straight off the the Fall 2015 runway. Paired with some of the hottest designers at NYFW. It’s a great look into fall nail trends that are headed our way. Read more

Curvy Girl Travels / Packing for L.A.

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It’s no secret that I love to travel. Just check out my #CurvyGirlTravels hash tag on Instagram or Twitter and see where I’ve been. I’m always at some blogger event. For example, next week, is the inaugural We All Grow Summit and I’m so honored to be speaking on a panel. But, there will be no traveling for me! Because it’s based here in Los Angeles! The lovely ladies over #WeAllGrow asked me to put together some tips on packing for The City of Angels. Read more

Thinking Spring with Milani

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Milani Rose Powder Blush in Tea Rose, Milani Color Statement Lipstick Moisture Matte in Matte Naked and Matte Passion.

If you’re buried under the snow somewhere, you might want to start thinking all things spring to get some pep back in your step. It’s almost here loves! How about we take a look at some ways to brighten your day with two new cosmetic products from Milani. I think your lips and cheeks will thank you. Read more

Bauble Alert / Pendant Necklaces

Pendant necklaces have always been a personal favorite of mine. It seems like everyone else is feeling them too. They are one of the latest jewelry trends and I’m loving it! You’ll find them layered, in gold or silver, different stones, and various shapes. And don’t worry about how to wear them, this is a necklace that’s pretty easy to style.  Read more

Beauty Buzz / SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Anti-Aging Moisturizer

After using SheaMoisture on my hair, I only thought it was natural to try it on my skin. I know this brand has a lot of loyal fans. And since I was in the market for a new facial moisturizer, it only made sense to check it out. I’m not going to lie, I walked into Target blindly. I didn’t do any research. But, when I came across the SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Anti-Aging Moisturizer and I just had to try it. I am definitely dealing with aging skin. I swear a new wrinkle pops up every week.
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IGIGI’s Modern Romance Lookbook

There’s just something about feminine and flirty looks that were made for someone like me. And I feel like IGIGI really has it down. As you’ll see in their latest lookbook “Modern Romance.” As soon I saw some of these pieces, I was ready to take a stroll across the Golden Gate bridge with my hubby. Doesn’t it just look amazing? Here are a few of my favorite photos, with my eye on the jumpsuit. Read more

Love, Lust, and Simply Be

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A few month’s ago, I found this really fun Jonathan Adler pouch. The minute I saw it, I knew it would be perfect for Valentine’s Day. I bought it and then I kind of forgot all about it. It basically got lost in the abyss that is my room. Then, as if it was meant to be, it turned up—a week before Valentine’s Day. I knew I had to take it out to play before the official day of love. Read more

10 Favorites / Old Navy Big & Tall

I’ve always believed in investing in the basics and accessorizing or layering with stand out pieces. This is the same train of thought I use when I’m shopping for my hubby. It only makes sense. So, as I was looking around online, I came across the Old Navy Big & Tall section. I was impressed with some of the designs for men that they’re offering right now. Read more

Let the Journey Begin to a Healthier Me

As a blogger, writing about your health, fitness, and food habits can be a little tricky. In fact, my friend and I were talking the other day about being “that person.” You know the one who constantly talks about going to the gym, posts pics of their smoothies and meals, or even selfies when working out. Are you guilty of being “that person?” Well, I’m not ashamed to say that I just might become “that person” and not feel one ounce of bad about it.  Read more

Beauty Buzz / Urban Decay Naked On The Run

Where are my chicas who are always “on the go?” You know…the jet setters. OK, now where are my Urban Decay fans? And last but not least —where are the Naked palette junkies? If you’re all of the above, you’re going to really want to get your hands on the new Urban Decay Naked On The Run travel-ready kit. It will fit perfectly in your carry-on! Read more