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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

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

Here’s Your Chance to Copy Katy Perry’s Grammy Look

Yes…Katy Perry looked beautiful at the Grammy’s. I will admit, I’m not the biggest fan of her music, but man this chica is a stunner. I not only fell in love with her Valentino Haute Couture gown, but her makeup was near perfect. She was one of my favorite red carpet looks from the Grammy’s. And now here’s your chance to copy her look, straight from her beauty team of the night! 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

A Night with L’Oreal Paris (OOTD)

Let’s be honest, awards season has been pretty good so far. But, we still have the SAG Awards and the Academy Awards to look forward to. Don’t you just love the anticipation of the red carpet? Who is wearing what designer? And what will their hair and makeup look like. This past week, I actually got the inside scoop to a few Golden Globes celebrity looks thanks to L’Oreal Paris. Read more

7 Classic Beauty Favorites at the Golden Globes (Get the Look)

The Golden Globes have come and gone, but the red carpet will live on in our hearts forever. Right? Well…it will for me. Because I have the inside scoop for you beauty lovers. I have a few tips on how you can get the beauty look of some of our favorites from last night’s red carpet—Sofia Vergara, Cate Blanchett, Julia Roberts, Zooey Deschanel, Rashida Jones, Drew Barrymore, and Allison Williams. And they were all about that classic beauty! Read more

Recreate Queen Latifah’s People’s Choice Awards Makeup

I think we can all agree that Queen Latifah looked stunning last night at the People’s Choice Awards. I love how glam (and comfortable) she looked as she picked up her award for Best New TV Show Host. It was well deserved if you ask me. Queen’s stylist Timothy Snell has been doing an amazing job styling her. I loved her look last night—Angela Dean dress, Sutra jewelry, and Gucci shoes. But, can we talk about her hair and makeup for a second? Would you like to know how you can recreate the same makeup look? Read more

Beauty Buzz: L’Oreal Paris RevitaLift Miracle Blur

Disclaimer: This product was provided for review purposes only. Any and all opinions expressed in this post are true and my own.

Let’s be real for a second, how many times have you believed a beauty product with the word “miracle” in it? I know, right? It’s hard to take today’s beauty products seriously. You know I’ve always been a fan of L’Oreal Paris, so I had to try out their RevitaLift Miracle Blur. I was as curious as you are. Read more

New Year…New Fragrance? (Giveaway)

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with the luxury influencers’ club Between Us. All opinions and thoughts in this post are honest and my own.

Christmas may be over, but now it’s time to move on to welcoming in a new year! Yes, my loves…2014 is almost here. Have you written up any resolutions yet? No? I’m not sure how I feel about them, but I do like the idea of trying new things. Maybe even a new fragrance? Have you thought about of introducing a brand new scent into your beauty arsenal? Read more

For Him: How to Wear Polo Red

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with the luxury influencers’ club Between Us. All opinions and thoughts in this post are honest and my own.

Our sense of smell is something unlike any other. With just one whiff of a certain scent you can be transferred to another place, memories recalled, and emotions can be evoked. That’s the power of scent. Whenever I choose a fragrance for my hubby, I make sure to choose one that’s not too strong, but is sexy and clean. One that I’ll definitely remember and one that will remind me of him whenever I smell it. Read more