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New Year + New Beauty Habits = A Better You!

January 3, 2014

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Hello Lovelies! Happy New Year! I hope you all had a great holiday season. It’s been a busy few weeks and I’ve missed you! It’s a new year so I wanted to do a post challenging you (yes, you!) to break 5 bad beauty habits and/or make 5 good beauty habits. You may only be […]

Top 5 Ways to Prevent Nail Polish Chipping!

June 26, 2013

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Hi Lovelies, How many times have you gotten a manicure only to have it chip the next day?! Wanna know how you can make your manicure last longer? Look no further!  I did a little research and picked the brains of my local nail technicians to bring you the 5 best ways to make your […]

5 Things I Notice Most About Others…

May 14, 2013

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Last week, I asked a friend what they first noticed about me (post here). This week, I reveal what I notice most about others. Since it’s impossible to judge someone’s character based on first impression, I’ve left it off my list. My list is just based on what I notice within the first 10 seconds […]

3 Beauty Tips to Get Noticed!

April 30, 2013

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Hello Lovelies! This post will cover my top 3 beauty tips to feel good, look good, and get you noticed! 1. Get your beauty sleep. It’s not called beauty sleep for no reason! You need plenty of sleep for your body feel it’s best, and when you feel good… you look good! Here’s Kobe trying […]

Love is in the air…

April 10, 2013

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Hello Lovelies! Spring is in full bloom and L-O-V-E is in the air. Seems like everyone is getting engaged or married! I went to a bridal shower this past weekend (see photo below) and I have 4 weddings lined up in the next few months! With so many bachlorette parties (Vegas photos here), bridal showers, […]

{How To} Get Beachy Waves with No Heat!

March 8, 2013

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Hello Lovelies! My first No Heat Waves Tutorial got SO much love from my readers (thank you!), I thought I’d share another easy way to get beautiful beachy waves without using any heat! What’s the difference between my first no heat tutorial and this one? With today’s technique, you can sleep while it works it’s […]

Fall 2012 Essentials {Makeup and Accessories}

September 8, 2012

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#NYFW#NYFW #NYFW #NYFW and more #NYFW. OMG, its everywhere! While I LOVE seeing amazingly tall and lean models strut on the runway in the latest in fashion, makeup and hair styles… I can’t help but ask myself, “Would I ever be able to wear that?” As much as I want to say “yes,” the honest […]

Is there a right way to use a bobby pin?!

September 7, 2012

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Like most of you, I use bobby pins with the wavy side up. In other words, the flat side in against my head. In a recent article, Allure Magazine challenged this common hair knowledge. They stated that bobby pins were meant to be used with the wavy side down?! W.H.A.T?! I was in disbelief, shock… […]

At Home Gel Nail Polish: Tutorial + Tips

July 17, 2012

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Happy Tuesday! With so much talk about gel nail polish, I decided to check it out for myself. In today’s post, I’ll provide a step by step tutorial, some best practices, and the pros and cons on gel nail polish. Step by Step: Prepare your nails. Cut, file down to desired length, and clean/push back […]

Eyelash Extensions: Before and After Photos

July 1, 2012

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Even on my most natural days, I curl my lashes. Why? I have very straight Asian lashes that point down, and they literally tickle the skin under my eyes. I wish I had naturally long and voluminous lashes, but no such luck… so, I decided to give lash extensions a try (… again). Before and […]

I ♥ Sticky Bobby Pins~

March 7, 2012

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If you have straight hair like me, you probably get frustrated with bobby pins that constantly slide down your hair. You can always use 2 bobby pins and cross them like a “X” for extra hold… but sometimes you don’t feel like it, right? My solution?! Make my bobby pins “stick” to my hair!~ Here’s […]

Why and How Skincare Series: Cleanser

February 7, 2012

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Skincare is a passion of mine so I’m super excited to share the “Why & How Skincare Series” with you! In this series, I’ll go through each step of my daily skincare, explain the whys and hows, and some tips! It’s a bit long… but I’m hopeful that this post will help you understand the […]

Laugh lines or Frown lines? You choose!

January 4, 2012

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We’ll all wrinkle one day (hopefully a long long time from now)… but I’d like to discuss premature aging and wrinkling caused by facial expressions, as well as what we can do about it… Remember what your mother said when you made ugly faces? She probably told you to “Stop making those faces or it’ll […]

Get the most out of your conditioner.

December 27, 2011

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Whether it’s a $3 or $60 bottle, these 2 little steps will definitely help you get the most out of your conditioner. After you’ve rinsed out your shampoo… Be sure to gently squeeze out the excess water before applying your conditioner. Removing the excess water will allow your conditioner to penetrate the hair shaft without […]

How Boob Cream Changed My Life.

December 7, 2011

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I wrote Lip Saver in hopes of finding a solution to my chronically dry lips, or at least to start a discussion of what other people have experienced. Never did I think it would lead me to Boob Cream. I wondered… why hadn’t I thought of using boob cream before? I’ve tried just about everything […]

“We’re going streaking!”

November 12, 2011

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Friends don’t let friends go streaking… With a hectic schedule, it happens. We put our makeup on in the car, low light, or without looking in a mirror… and sometimes, we end up with foundation streaks . Here are some ways to ensure you don’t go streaking. Feel free to pick and choose! Use the […]

Become a Curling Champion ;)

November 10, 2011

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For those of us born with stubborn straight lashes… here’s the trick to finally get the perfectly curled lashes you’ve always wanted! Follow these easy steps to become a curling champion! Follow directions on how to Hairspray Your Lashes. Please don’t literally spray your lashes Here’s the key… Curl at the base and release, curl […]

Hairspray Your Lashes!~

November 9, 2011

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Don’t you ever wish you could hairspray your lashes to hold the curl? If you curl then apply mascara- the wetness of the mascara takes the curl away. If you curl after mascara- You’re left with sticky lashes and an eyelash curler that’s covered in mascara. Either way, it’s not a good situation. While we […]