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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

Fight the Frizz in 5 Simple Steps / Video

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Alberto VO5®.

Oh frizzy hair…what did I ever do to deserve you? It’s not that I don’t love your natural quirkiness, but sometimes a girl wants sleek and shiny hair. It’s true…I do! That’s why I was so quick to partner with legendary hair care brand Alberto VO5®. They have a five step system that is not only super easy to follow, but is also very affordable. This sounds like music to my ears, my wallet, and my hair! Besides, August is “National Anti-Frizz Month,” we have to commemorate it somehow! Read more

Soccer Fan Frenzy! Easy Fútbol-Inspired Nails

Newsflash! I’m not a nail art pro. Come on…like you really thought I was. Oh well, that won’t stop me from showing off my soccer spirit with a little bit of nail polish. And since the world has fútbol fever right now, you’ll definitely fit in. As you’ll see below, you don’t have to be a pro to show off your country’s colors. It’s actually pretty easy. Read more

Let’s Get ‘Urban Decay Naked’ this Summer

Summer is almost officially here! Seriously, can this year stop flying by? It may be moving at a pace faster than we like, but at least bright and sunny days are here. I know you guys love that! I also know you guys love your Urban Decay Naked collection and they have what you want to perfect your summer beauty routine. Read more

It’s Time to Reveal Your Best Self


I’m not perfect. Sometimes I have confidence issues at the most random moments. I frequently question myself. And I have body parts that I like to hide. I guess you can say I’m perfectly imperfect and I’m OK with that. I’m here to share with you what some might call “faults.” I’ve embraced them. That’s why I’m taking Nair’s pledge to “Reveal Your Best Self.” Will you? Read more

Curvy Girl Travels: Beauty Tips & Mary Kay Giveaway (closed)

Wow! It’s been a while since my last Curvy Girl Travels post. Sorry about that! There’s only one way I know how to make it up to you…that’s with a super cool giveaway courtesy of Mary Kay of course! I’m also going to pass on a few of my favorite travel beauty tips…which I’ve been using a lot lately. Hopefully, you can use them for your upcoming spring and summer travels. Read more

3 Reasons Zoe Saldana is a Standout

I love when an actress stands out among the crowd. One who doesn’t follow the rules of Hollywood. And doesn’t fit the mold that the entertainment industry sets out for them. Zoe Saldana is that person to me. It makes perfect sense that L’Oreal Paris would name her their newest international spokesperson. Read more

The Day I was a Makeup Artist’s Assistant

You can ask professional and celebrity makeup artist Luis Casco, I’m not a very good assistant. He’ll probably say I did a good job, only because he loves me. Truth is, I was way too distracted by his talent to even do much assisting! I was so busy taking photos and tweeting, as you’ll see below. Never mind that fact, that I can barely do my own makeup. Read more

Sensitive Skin? Nourish it with a Simple Moisturizer

I will admit right off the bat that I don’t necessarily deal with sensitive skin on a daily basis. But, I know a lot of you live with sensitivity to skincare products, red patches on your skin, itchy skin, dryness, and blemishes (to name a few). And if I can offer you any relief, I will try! Simple Skincare sent me two of their latest moisturizers that were made for you and your sensitive skin. Read more

Giveaway: My Mary Kay Pretty in Pastels Look (closed)

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Mary Kay®, People en Espanol and Latina Bloggers Connect.

Who’s officially ready for all things spring? I know my loves in the colder parts of the country are! Believe me, I feel your pain! I used to live in North Dakota and Germany, and although I enjoyed my winter, I couldn’t wait for sunny days and blooming flowers. This is the perfect season to wake things up a little. And the best way I know how is with a fresh spring makeup look, like the Mary Kay Pretty in Pastels look.  And guess what? I have a giveaway valued at $300 just for you! Read more