Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Get Ready with Me! | Soft Sultry Eyes


Todays  tutorial was completely spur of the moment, and kinda of a good representation of how much I like simple eyes. I wanted to share an eye look that wasn't loaded with crazy glitter or complicated steps. Not everyone wants to wear an extreme cat eye liner or dark vamp lip. So todays tutorial is a hang out with me and see how "simple" I tend to go when I'm wanting to do a little more to my eyes without going over board. I hope you guys enjoy this!



Just wanted to wish everyone an amazing Thanksgiving week! I know that I am so thankful for all my followers and the gorgeous people who come and take time out of their day to see whats going on over on my blog. I know I've said this before and I will keep saying it, you guys make all this possible and totally worth it! Even when I don't feel like filming, or have to stay up late I do it because I love you!!! I'm thankful for a supportive hubby who encourages me to follow my blogging and hair stylist dreams and helps me so much whenever he can. I'm thankful for everything that I have, the amazing people in my life, my family, the food in my belly, the roof over my head, the small things, the big things, and the love from my Heavenly Father!!! I pray you a blessed week my friends!


Products Mentioned:
Urban Decay b6 Prep
Revlon Color Stay Foundation in 250
Frankie Rose Concealer in Fresh
Maybelline Fit Me Concealer stick in 330
Frankie Rose Powder in Buff
Anastasia Brow Wiz in Ash
Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade in Blonde
MAC Brow Gel in Quiet Brunette
Essence I Heart Stage Eye Primer
Naked Palette; Naked, Sin, Virgin, Darkhorse
Maybelline Color Tattoo in Tough as Taupe & Bad to the Bronze
Lorac Front of the Liner Liner
Essence Maximum Definition Mascara
Loreal Voluminous Mascara
NXY blush in Mauve & Terra Cotta
MAC Lipstick in Peach Blossom

Monday, November 24, 2014

Vamp in All Black

When winter comes, the vampire returns. Although this vamp loves daylight. Taking a few simple black items can become a chic outfit that turns into a powerhouse. I feel like I could take on the world in this outfit. Apply a dark lipstick and I'm invincible...not really but I'd like to pretend! My shoes are probably my favorite part of todays look. I just got these uber-tall booties from the UK a few days ago after spending plenty of time drooling over them. I recommend everyone to have a tall pair of booties to give yourself a little pep in your dark vampire step ;)!






Jacket | LookBook Store
Jeggings | Ross
Booties | Public Desire
Necklace | Twisted Silver
Lipstick | MAC Living Legend
Sunglasses | Forever 21



Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Sansa Stark Braids | G.O.T. Series


This easy braided tutorial is inspired from the gorgeous redhead in Game of Thrones, Sansa Stark. Her hair is a quick and pretty way to dress up dirty hair or to get your hair out of your face. Or because you like braids like me ;)! There are so many ways to style your hair with a dutch braid, this happens to be a new favorite! Hope you enjoy loves!

 





Monday, November 17, 2014

Murad Skin Care Flagship Store Launch | L.A.


November 5th, 2014 marked the opening of Dr. Murads first Murad Skin Care flagship store in the heart of Los Angeles. Dr. Murad treats his skin care line as only one part to a three faceted approach. He believes in Inclusive health which means; through looking better, living better, and feeling better you'll obtain a lifestyle that builds a "younger you!" I applaud Dr. Murad for going past the outward appearance and reaching into what really counts! You can have a pretty face but without a smart lifestyle that all will go to waste. 

I was invited to attend the opening party for the store. As I walked in the 1500sq ft. skin care store front I was so excited to see how much detail and information could be found there. Its not just a place to go buy products, its a see-touch-feel-learn experience that treats and prescribes the best system for your skin. Armed with interactive touch screen systems, you can take a quick quiz about your skin to see what products would be recommended for your concerns. 

 
Now if you want to take it a step further, see what the Youth Cam can analyze on the surface of your skin as well as what your skin will experience 5-10 years down the road... you're in for a big surprise. I placed my face for the camera to see and found out that later on I could be met with problems like dark spots and fine lines if not treated. What might come as a scare to some people comes as a enlightening insight to know that I can treat my skin so I won't have to worry about that down the road. While addressing your current situation this allows us to turn back the wheel of time and get our future skin the best treatment to combat the aging process. It even gives you a print out of the picture it took with your skin concerns, list of recommended products, and 3 pictures with what to expect down the road. I'm blown away by how Dr. Murad put together the beauty of science and skin to make this incredible machine and system!



I owe it all to this gorgeous lady, Mckenzie. She is my Media Associate and the person who has helped me from the very beginning of my skin care experience with Murad. Mckenzie is such a sweet person who cares about you, your skin, and your well being which is a direct representation of the company and how thoughtful and amazing their company is! So happy to have been apart of the opening of Murad's first storefront!

Leather + Cotton

One of my favorite ways to bring an outfit together is by taking something edgy and contrasting it with something girly. Like a soft girly dress and a badass leather jacket. We all have a bit of soft and hard, this is a great way to balance them both. Due to our ever-changing weather this is a great way to bring in your summer clothes to become part of your winter collection. Honestly its hard for me to put either away because of how layer-able clothing can be! Btw...I probably have to go get this dress in cream too because I love it SO much!






Caged Bralette | Lookbook Store
Jacket | Lookbook Store
Bracelet | Twisted Silver

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Daenerys Targaryen Rope Braids | G.O.T. Series


In the second video to my Game Of Thrones (G.O.T.) series I'm showing you how to easily recreate a style worn by Daenerys herself. This is one of the main hairstyles I have come across while looking them up via the internet. 




I think this is such a cute way to wear your hair whether playing with dragons or going to school. In her actual hair style the french rope braid sits much higher, but I wanted to do something that would be easy to recreate and not hard to hold. But if you have mastered braiding on your own hair...by all means hold it up higher like shown!







Monday, November 10, 2014

Casual Road Trip Sunday

My husband and I took a spontaneous road trip to the gravel fire trails in the San Bernardino National Forrest this Sunday. Unfortunately for us, Southern California has been experiencing an endless summer so outerwear like this is still not needed. But for the sake of sharing what I would like to have worn...here is my comfy outfit! My style is something easy and comfortable, which means that I love to wear chunky sweaters and soft jeggings. Something that anyone can jazz up with a cool street jacket and scarf for the perfect seasonal look. Whats your go-to comfy clothing item?






Top | Pink Blush
Scarf | Pink Blush
Army Jacket | Pink Blush (Similar)
Jeggings | American Eagle
Combat Boots | TJ Max (Similar)
Bracelets | Twisted Silver
Sunglasses | Forever 21

Friday, November 7, 2014

Game Of Thrones | Hair Series | DAENERYS TARGARYEN


Today I'm introducing my new series featuring hair styles from The Game Of Thrones! I've not watched the series myself and had no idea how gorgeous the actresses hair was styled. I can't believe I'm just finding out about this now, especially because of my obsession with braids! Some of these styles will be replicas of how to get an exact look, and others like todays first tutorial of the series will be an inspired look! 



When I styled this look I felt like I should be wearing a gorgeous flowing gown and have gold bracelets all over my arms and feet. It makes you feel like your part of a fantasy world. As my first hair style I wanted to introduce something that can be worn for any occasion. I hope you enjoy this double dutch laced braid! Please tag me in any G.O.T. hairstyles, use the hashtag #GOThairseries on Instagram, that you would like me to make a tutorial for in this series! Love you my mermaids!


Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Monthly Favorites | September + October

Monthly Favorites videos are something I look forward too! I love discovering what girls have actually been using all month. Unfortunately last month was the first time I've skipped a month because the whole recording was out of focus. So I skipped the painful frustration and just decided to add it into my October Favorites!

The past two month have been so wonderful and full of new things. I finally got my chair in the salon and am now officially working on clients every week, and am building up my cliental. Talk about keeping busy! I feel like I have three jobs now! Along with that my husband and I adopted a new puppy in October, Halo, and was have been potty training and trying to keep up with her high spirited energy! My husband and I also just celebrated our 4 year anniversary on October 29th, very glad to share this journey with such an amazing man!!!

 I am so excited to welcome in the colder months with all the holiday joy! I look forward to sweaters, boots, hot chocolate, Thanksgiving, camping, vampy anything, soup, my crock pot, and much more! How has your October been??? Found anything, done anything, or seen anything amazing? Enjoy my LONG list of combined favorites!


Products Mentioned:
Loreal Professional Intense Repair Shampoo + Mask
100% Pure Pink Grapefruit Body Scrub
Lush Ocean Salt Body Scrub
Murad Skin Smoothing Polish
Heaven+URTH Beelieve Hydrating Balm
Foot File
Revlon Colorstay Foundation "310"
LA Girl Pro Concealer "Classic Ivory"
Rimmel Stay Matte Powder
Frankie Rose Blush "Pink Ladies"
MAC Blush "Peaches" & "Gingerly"
Essence I <3 Stage Eyeshadow Base
MAC Pigment "Tan"
Mialani Bella Gel Shadow "Bella Cafe"
ColourPop Shadow "Dessert"
ELF Shadow "Pebble"
Essence Shadow "Party All Night"
Sigma E25 Blending Brush
Makeup Forever Smokey Extravagant Mascara
ELF Lip Exfoliator
MAC Lipstick; Ruby Woo, Sin, Living Legend
MAC Lipliner; Current & Nightmoth
Maybelline Matte Collection Lipstick "Devine Wine" & "Nude Embrace"
NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream "Transylvania" & Copenhagen" 
Lime Crime Velvet " Wicked"
Adore Me "Ilsa Unlined" Set
Twisted Silver "Skyline Earrings" & "Ice Necklace"
Milani Nail Laquor "Blue Print" & "Tattle Teal"
Amazon Phone Cases "Black Floral"  "Pink Floral" 
I think thats it ;)

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