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‘All I Want for Christmas’ is my Favorite Victoria’s Secret Fragrance

Can you believe there are only 12 days until Christmas?!? I am not ready. At all. I’m going to be doing some major shopping this week. I’m putting together my gift list and all I can think about is what I want. LOL! Of course! The first thing on my wish list would be ‘Bombshell’, it’s one of my favorite fragrances from Victoria’s Secret. I was lucky enough to get a complimentary bottle a few…

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Adding some Sparkle to My Night

Finally an outfit post! I know I’ve been slacking when it comes to these. Sorry my loves! Last week I was invited to a holiday event at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. I was clueless as to what I was going to wear. This is totally a last minute outfit. There wasn’t a dress code or anything, so I figured I’d go with a casual look but with some much needed sparkle. I’ve…

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Dare to Try a Bold Eye?

Thanks to L’Oreal for sponsoring my post about my favorite beauty looks, tips and tricks! Check out Makeup.com for beauty advice from the experts. My name is Monique and sometimes I’m kind of a makeup wimp. I’ve always been a simple kind of girl, never stepping out my box. I’ve always stayed with neutral safe colors when it comes to eye shadow. Actually, I just started using eyeliner a few months ago. I know…I know.…

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GlassesUSA.com to the Eye Rescue!

I can see youuuuuuuu! I’m wearing my brand new eye glasses courtesy of GlassesUSA.com. These frames are sleek, lightweight, and super stylish. I was able to browse through the different frame styles, shapes, and colors; all while using their “Virtual Mirror.” You get to “try on” the prescription glasses virtually and even send the photo to your friends. I filled my prescription, chose the lens, and what coatings I wanted so easily. I will say…

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Melt Away the Winter Blues with Playtex Secrets® Bra Giveaway

Printed bras are greatly underrated. There’s something about knowing you have a bra with a fun design underneath your clothes. Like, when I wore this new Playtex Secrets® Cotton Shaping Underwire bra ($34) in the Mini Grape Zebra print. I felt a little sassy! It’s a great way to add a burst of color to your day and melt away your winter blues. And not only was it cute, but it was comfy and it fit.…

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Beauty Buzz: Holiday Gift Sets

Are you looking for a gift for the beauty addict in your life? I really don’t think you can go wrong with a beauty set. You can pretty much find a set for anything-makeup, fragrances, body and skin care, and nail polish. And you can find them everywhere, so no excuses. I found a lot of great sets below. If you’re wondering, I’ll take any of them below. Click on your favorite and cross another…

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Vintage Curves: The Plus Side of ModCloth

Where are my vintage clothing lovers? If you’re here, then you already know about ModCloth right. They offer vintage/retro inspired clothes, shoes, bags, accessories, and stuff for your home. They even have a vintage shop, but stuff sells out fast! I’ve known about them for a while, but was always bummed to find out that they didn’t offer plus sizes. Well, that’s certainly not the case anymore. I stumbled over there today researching a post for…

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Cutey Charm Bracelets are Charming

Aren’t we always on the look out for affordable but chic jewelry? OK, I’m always on the lookout for affordably chic jewelry. And lately I’ve had this obsession with Trollbead charm bracelets. I blame my best friend. But, each bead adds up and it just gets expensive. I’ve found my solution with Cutey charm bracelets. Cutey, a UK line, is looking to bring you stylish, quality and easily customizable jewelry. They sent me the Oneiroi (£12.99)…

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Bottoms Up

I’m so easily distracted! I was researching for one thing and decided to write about all of these cool pants, leggings, and skirts I saw online tonight. These are definitely not your every day bottoms. And they’re a great way to mix things up. We have ASOS Curve, Forever 21, Torrid, and City Chic pieces below. I’m kind of eyeing all of the different leggings and the shorts. Didn’t think there were would be shorts…

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Inspired by Bill Cunningham New York, A Documentary

‎”Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life. I don’t think you could do away with it. It would be like doing away with civilization.” -Bill Cunningham If there’s one thing I’m passionate about it’s living life and doing what you love. Today, I watched a documentary based on New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham and I witnessed a passion unlike any other. And it’s not even just for fashion. His…

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Vote for your Favorite Beauty Brands of 2011!

Only 30 more days until 2012! I bet you haven’t thought about that huh? Well, whether we like it or not, it’s coming! The years may come and go, but our love for beauty products is forever. I mean…how many of you are faithful to one brand? What has worked for you and what hasn’t in 2011? Thinking about all of this made me even more curious than I normally am. Inquiring minds (like mine)…

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10 Reasons I love Payless

I remember being a little girl and always shopping at Payless Shoe Source. I’m going to be honest, at that time the quality of the shoes weren’t that great, but they were affordable. And believe me we were always on a budget. Today, Payless is so different. You have designers like Lela Rose, Christian Siriano, and Isabel Toledo creating pieces. They are trendy and still affordable. Love it!

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It’s Sparkle Time!

I can’t believe it’s already December! Do you know what means? That means the holidays are right around the corner and there are going to be lots of parties in our futures. And whenever I think of the holidays, I always think of dresses that sparkle. Bring on the sequins and glitter. Seriously, it’s kind of a must for me. I found a few dresses that caught my attention and I’m really looking at the…

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AdoraOm’s New Year, New Look, and New You Makeover Contest

Lifestyle and activewear line AdoraOm has an amazing opportunity for you. The New Year, New Look, and New You Makeover contest! Who wouldn’t love a makeover? I’ve heard nothing but great things about the line and am secretly hoping I win! One winner will receive: *A customized hair service compliments of stylist Antoinette Holton of Jaeso Studio in Anaheim. *Makeup application and tips, compliments of Makeup Artists Nicole Valentine of Nikki V. Beverly Hills. *An…