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Beauty Buzz / Clinique Chubby Stick Cheek and Lip Balm

When it comes to my cheeks and my lips, I try not to use makeup that’s going feel heavy and thick. I love wearing light and sheer makeup year round. As I was going through some products I received to review, I came across a package I forgot to open. Don’t ask me how that happens. I opened it to find Clinique Chubby Stick Cheek Colour Balm and Clinique Chubby Stick Baby Tint Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm. Two balms that are made for the sheer makeup lovers out there. Here’s a quick Beauty Buzz report!  Read more

Beauty Buzz / Urban Decay Pulp Fiction

If you haven’t seen the movie Pulp Fiction, I’m going to need you to stop what you’re doing and watch it. Then come back to this post and check out the latest Limited Edition Urban Decay collection. The Quentin Tarantino movie is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary this year, do you feel old yet? The collection, one that I’m going to use every day this fall, is a based on the look of one of my favorite characters in the movie—Mrs. Mia Wallace. Read more

Get the NYFW Look / AVEDA for Ann Yee

Can you believe New York Fashion Week has come and gone?!? Normally, I’m all over the fashion that hits the runway, but this year I’ve been a little more inspired on the beauty side. And thanks to Aveda, who is sharing the beauty looks they created for NYFW, you’ll be able to get these looks yourself. First up, is a super achievable wavy pony tail that I’m definitely going to try and recreate. Read more

Beauty Buzz / Hot Designs Nail Art Pens

Listen up nail fanatics, there’s a nail art craze among us. If you’re one of them, then you already know that. If you didn’t know that…well…I guess I’m letting you in on the big secret now. I’m one of those people who love it, but am too lazy and not skilled enough to do it myself. Then I was contacted to see if I’d like to try out the “As Seen on TV” Hot Designs Nail Art Pens. Duh…uh…yeah! Read more

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