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Beauty Buzz / ColourPop In Bloom

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I have a little blogger confession. Sometimes, I have a little bit of a problem reviewing beauty products on time and in season. For example, I was gifted this ColourPop In Bloom collection ($39) by Celebrity Makeup Artist Jamie Greenberg in the spring. It is now the middle of summer and I’m just getting around to trying it out. Oopsie…I don’t really follow makeup trends anyways, so I guess it’s no biggie. These shades are always in season for me! Read more

3 Essential Summer Beauty Finds

Oh summer, you are so awesome—when you’re not blazingly blinding me. Actually, I’m kind of happy with the mild weather you’ve given us Angelenos this season. Still, I find myself dealing with a few summer beauty issues. Am I alone here? I doubt it. Thank goodness for these three essential summer beauty fixes I found for my peskiest problems. Read more

Lipspiration

I love a bright and bold red lip. Don’t you? Believe me, I know it’s not for everyone. I just get bummed out when I hear my friends saying that they can’t wear bright lipstick. My response? “YOU CAN wear bold and bright colors!” Yes, you can! This summer is the perfect time to get adventurous. I even created a new Pinterest board to inspire your future lipstick looks. I’ll be updating it often, so make sure to follow that board if you’re on Pinterest. So, which one of these bold shades will you try this summer?

Follow Curves and Chaos™’s board Lipspiration on Pinterest.

Beauty Buzz / RITUALS True Happiness

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In this world of blogging, I love getting a chance to try out new beauty products. Especially, those that were created with purpose. RITUALS, whose collections are based on Eastern traditions, is also based on the idea that “happiness can be found in the smallest of things. We transform your everyday routines into moments of indulgence by means of beautiful and luxurious products.” I was sent their True Happiness Gift Set and I can see it making a great gift for the beauty lover in your life. Read more

Beauty Buzz / CLEAN Perfume

Think about if for a second, how much does your nose and it’s ability to smell play a part in your every day life? A beautiful scent can bring you immediate joy and pleasure. I know when I smell something that reminds me of my childhood, I’m all smiles. And unpleasant scents…well…we’ll just leave them at unpleasant. I had a chance to try out two new products from CLEAN that left me smiling. Read more

5 Spring Beauty Refreshers

I know you’ve been bombarded with spring beauty products. Seriously, I feel you. When I think of transitioning out of winter into spring and even summer, I like to change things up a when it comes to my routine. In fact, there are lots of ways to refresh your beauty arsenal.  Here are five beauty refreshers to consider.  Read more

3 Ways to Revive Dry Hair

This is a sponsored collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and Avocados from Mexico.
I recently partnered with Avocados From Mexico for a really cool campaign. Yes, I said avocados! I’m so obsessed with them right now. Not only are they amazingly yummy, delicious, healthy, awesome, and all of the above—but they can be used for tons of beauty purposes too. Read more

Thinking Spring with Milani

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Milani Rose Powder Blush in Tea Rose, Milani Color Statement Lipstick Moisture Matte in Matte Naked and Matte Passion.

If you’re buried under the snow somewhere, you might want to start thinking all things spring to get some pep back in your step. It’s almost here loves! How about we take a look at some ways to brighten your day with two new cosmetic products from Milani. I think your lips and cheeks will thank you. Read more

Beauty Buzz / Urban Decay Naked On The Run

Where are my chicas who are always “on the go?” You know…the jet setters. OK, now where are my Urban Decay fans? And last but not least —where are the Naked palette junkies? If you’re all of the above, you’re going to really want to get your hands on the new Urban Decay Naked On The Run travel-ready kit. It will fit perfectly in your carry-on! Read more

Ring in 2015 with New Products from Neutrogena / Giveaway (Closed)

This is a compensated post in collaboration with Neutrogena.

OK…so we’ve already established that 2015 is going to be an awesome year…right? Of course it will! Because it’s all about loving your self inside and out. And if you’re anything like me, you’re definitely into trying a few new beauty products too. When I was contacted and asked if I wanted to offer you guys a giveaway of new products from Neutrogena that will launch in 2015—I had to say yes! Read more

3 Signs You Suffer From Dry Winter Skin

This is a compensated post in collaboration with Lubriderm.

Yes, I am that person who deals with dry skin every winter. I’ve discussed it here before. Whenever the colder weather hits I suffer. Even though I live in Los Angeles, it still gets chilly and my skin feels it. I couldn’t imagine living in colder weather. When I’m dealing with dry winter skin, I look a little something like this. Read more

My Nightly Beauty Routine

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with PONDS® and Latina Bloggers Connect.

When I was younger, I was that girl who always fell asleep with her makeup on…always. As I got older, I learned about how important it is to take off that makeup before heading to bed. Today, I not only take off my makeup, but I have a nightly beauty routine before I get those much needed zzzzzzzz’s. I not only sleep better, but I wake up with more radiant and refreshed skin. Pond’s sent me a few products to add my already existing routine and they fit in quite nicely! Read more