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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

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

Conffianz / Skin Care Giveaway

One thing I’ve learned about our skin is that it’s not universal. There are so many different types and combinations. Even our ethnicity plays a part. Conffianz, a brand new skincare line targeted towards Latinas, knows all about our challenges. Read more

Oh, You are So Worth It! / Giveaway (Closed)

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and L’Oreal Paris.

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know how adamant I am about being proud of who you are. This means inside and out my loves. There are so many different things that make me who I am and being Latina is one of my favorites. I come from a long line of amazing and strong women—like my mom. Growing up, she not only inspired me to be whatever I wanted, but even today she continues to support me no matter what I do. Read more

Say Goodbye to Dry Winter Hands

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

I know I’ve said a million times how much I love colder weather. Of course, there are some downsides to it. One that I honestly can not stand is what it does to my hands. I am that person who is tortured with dry, cracking, and itchy hands in the winter. Yup, that’s me. My big ol’ paws (courtesy of my dad and I wouldn’t have it any other way) are not happy when dealing with chilly weather. I can happily say goodbye to the torture because I’ve discovered Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream and took their 7-day challenge. Read more

Shea Moisture Superfruit Complex 10-in-1 Renewal System / Giveaway (Closed)

Are you a fan of Shea Moisture? I know there are a lot of you out there who are! I’ve heard the buzz about this brand, but I’ve never tried it. Just so you know, if you aren’t interested in soft and vibrant hair, you might as well just stop reading this post right now. I was sent a few pieces from the Shea Moisture Superfruit Complex 10-in-1 Renewal System to try out. And I can say I’m impressed with how great it works…I can’t stop touching my hair. Read more

This is my Makeup Life (and All My Fails)

It’s no secret that I’m not a makeup professional. I wasn’t even allowed to wear makeup until I was 17, although that didn’t stop me from wearing it at school and taking it off before I got home. My mom never showed me how to wear it and what not to do. In fact, my makeup life has been one stumbling block after another. Learning as I go. Read more

Stressed Out Skin? Take the Skin Wellbeing Survey

When it comes to our skincare, there are so many things to take into consideration. But, do you ever think about your skin’s wellness? It’s not only about what you’re putting on your face and into your body, but it’s also how you’re emotionally treating your skin. I was recently invited to the #NoMakeupWakeup event with Simple Skincare and I had a chance to meet one of their experts Dr. Josie Howard. We discussed the relationship between stress, emotional wellbeing, and skin health (psychodermatology). We were asked to take her Skin Wellbeing Survey and I just knew I had to share it with all of you! Read more

Get the NYFW Look / AVEDA for Novis

I don’t know about you, but when I think of Aveda, I instantly think of hair products. I don’t know why I always forget they have a makeup line! It must be my old age. Well, Aveda Global Artistic Director for Makeup Janell Geason, created a really fresh and elegant spring look for the Spring/Summer 2015 Novis at New York Fashion Week. Once again, I’ve included the steps below, so you can try this Aveda for Novis look yourself! Read more