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Curvy Girl Travels: Beauty Tips & Mary Kay Giveaway

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

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

The Urban Decay Naked Truth

Raise your hand if you’re obsessed with any of the Urban Decay Naked palettes…yeah…I figured. All three are pretty awesome, but have you ventured over into their skin products and lip glosses yet? I don’t think you’ll be disappointed.

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Hello Sunshine! The Mary Kay Spring Collection

Hello Sunshine! Yes, I’m talking to you! Can you believe that spring is almost here? Are you ready? OK, it might still be a little chilly around some parts, but that doesn’t mean you can think about it. I’m going to go ahead and do that with “Hello Sunshine” the Mary Kay limited edition spring collection they sent me. Read more

I’m Beating the Winter Blues with Blueberries

We all know that blueberries are yummy. I love them in my pancakes and muffins (of course I do). But, I never really considered using them in my beauty products. That was until The Body Shop sent me their Special Edition Blueberry bath and body range. This includes everyone’s favorite—the body butter. I had a chance to try out a few of the products and they are bluerberry-licious! Yup…I just made that word up. Read more

Brad Goreski Shares his Style Commandments

Where are my Brad fans at? You might remember Brad Goreski as Rachel Zoe’s right-hand man on The Rachel Zoe Project. Well he’s no one’s right-hand man anymore! Brad is now a stylist to the stars—you may have seen a few of his A-list clients on the best dressed lists. And he knows better than anyone that radiant skin will not cramp your style. In fact, he’s teamed up with Suave Professionals Body Care and is sharing his Red Carpet Radiance Style Commandments. Read more

3 Easy Beauty Tutorials for a Red Carpet Look

I’m not going to sit here and pretend that I’m a makeup pro. Nope. Not one bit. In fact, I’m always checking out easy beauty tutorials and asking my makeup obsessed friends questions. Yes, I’m just like you! And now that we’re at the end of the red carpet season, I want to know how I can create some of those red carpet looks by myself, at home. Read more

Ready for Spring with Clinique

By the looks of things on the Weather Channel, I know more than half of you are ready for spring. How many of you are fed up with this snow? Well, I’m here to help you get in the mood for spring! That means showing you a few season favorites from Clinique. You’re welcome. Read more

How to get Camila Alves’ Sleek Knot Hairstyle

Let’s just get this out in the open…Camila Alves is beautiful. She’s gorgeous and she’s married to Matthew McConaughey.  Lucky lady…she’s also been styled to the perfection this awards season. Last night, she rocked the Critics’ Choice Awards in a red Paule Ka dress, with minimal jewelry, and a sleek knot by NYC-based celebrity hairstylist Peter Butler. Here’s how you can copy her look. Read more

Beauty Buzz: Lancome Blush Subtil Palette

When it comes to applying blush, I will admit I’ve had my challenges. I mean, who hasn’t? I’m no pro by any means, so when a brand like Lancome offers to send me their latest blush I’m very excited to practice my technique. But, you should know, this isn’t any ordinary blush. No it’s not. Let me introduce you to the Lancome Blush Subtil PaletteRead more