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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

L’Oreal Paris Summer Giveaway

Update: L’Oreal Paris has given me a few more products to add to the giveaway. So, now there will be two winners. Read about them below!

It’s just hot out you guys. Like over the top hot this summer and it’s only mid July. The sun is blaring and our skin is burning. Mine kind of feels like it’s melting. It’s really not, that might just be a little dramatic. What I do know for sure is that you need your sunscreen this summer and the suncare protection. So, I reached out to my friends at L’Oreal Paris for an impromptu giveaway. Read more

For Him: Neutrogena Men

I am a Neutrogena Ambassador. This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with NEUTROGENA MEN® and Latina Bloggers Connect.

When it comes to grooming products for my hubby, I make sure that I do the shopping. If it was up to him, he’d buy the cheap and generic stuff. That’s fine for some, but I know that these products don’t work for his oily skin. They actually do more harm than good. That’s why I’m really happy for him to give the Neutrogena Men’s line a try. 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

Skin Care 101 at the Neutrogena Skin Health Summit

Are you strict when it comes to your skin care? I know there are a lot of you out there that are. I am now…took me long enough. Well, know that proper skin care isn’t just a myth, if you care for it the right way, it shows. A few weeks ago, I was invited to the Neutrogena Skin Health Summit. Held here in Los Angeles, it was two days of skin fabulousness. Take a look below.  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

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

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

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